Chilling tales of terror and the supernatural in 1,000 words or less by Patty G. Henderson Download PDF EPUB FB2
Some of them, like Henderson, have had books and stories in print and others are using this as their way to break into the medium. The stories are written as "flash fiction," which puts an interesting constraint on the writer. The plot and characters have to be developed in words or less, which is just slightly more than two pages.3/5(1).
ngtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published inone of its biggest fans was critic Edmund Wilson, who in The New Yorker applauded what he termed a sudden revival of the appetite for tales of horror.
Represented in the anthology are such distinguished spell weavers as Edgar Allen Poe ("The Black Cat"), Wilkie Collins /5(63). 'Flash Fiction' was a new term for me. In this collection it means stories that are 1, words or less.
Because of this limitation the stories do not offer complex character development or plots. But what they do offer is a remarkable way to investigate concepts or situations that don't warrant a whole novel. Experimental is okay but no poetry and no erotica.
Tell me a story in 1, words or less. That’s flash fiction. It’s fun to write and fun to read. Each author will get a ‘block’ of a minimum of 5 flash stories and not more t depending on the word count. The aim is having an estimate of 5, words or so per author. A gripping, chilling collection of 47 stories and six poems, dating back to Shelley and Stevenson, but also including modern masters/5.
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About this Item: Hammond, Hammond & Co., London,pp, previous owner's name obscured by black marker on half-title, edges foxed, d/j edges worn, small loss to top edge of Chilling tales of terror and the supernatural in 1,000 words or less book rear, else very good copy in like, illustrated d/j.
First published Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller The previous title, "The Great Book of Thrillers" was obviously inappropriate in when the word 'thriller' in a literary context had acquired a different meaning.
However, "Great Tales of Terror" is just as as inappropriate, because (by 's standards as well as by today's) these stories are not 'terror'.Reviews: 1.
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The second group, "Tales of the Supernatural," have all the qualities mentioned above but are more wide ranging in terms of imaginativeness. My Man M.R. James fits right in here, of course, and 2 of his best tales - "Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad" and "Casting the Runes" - are featured.
She was able to create genuinely chilling narratives in which the returning dead feature strongly. Sadly, these stories have been neglected for many years, but now, at last, they are back in print.
In this wonderful collection of eerie, flesh-creeping yarns, we encounter love that transcends the grave, reanimated corpses, vampiric vines /5(4). Directed by Roger Corman. With Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage, Peter Lorre. Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned.
Michael Dirda's latest book is On Conan Doyle. When I was a boy growing up in the working-class steel town of Lorain, Ohio, I used to ride my beloved Roadmaster bicycle to the branch library.
No Jacket. George Salter (illustrator). First Edition Stated. Book has light dampstaining to the boards, but is a sturdy, vintage copy. Condition: F/F. reissue of 1,page+ ML Giant anthology of macabre fiction originally issued in Condition: Good.
Phyllis Cerf Wagner(Editor) Herbert Wise(Editor) (illustrator). First. Tainted book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Collected within are thirteen tales of horror and the macabre. Five classic /5(2). “Tales of Horror and the Supernatural” is a collection of some of Welsh author and mystic Arthur Machan's best horror and mystery fiction.
Throughout his life, Machan espoused the existence of the mystical and supernatural, a belief reinforced by numerous inexplicable and, he would argue, preternatural experience that he himself was witness to. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.
We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Read more. Spend less. OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: La grande bretêche / Honoré de Balzac --The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe --The facts in the case of M.
Valdemar / Edgar Allan Poe --A terribly strange bed / Wilkie Collins --The boarded window / Ambrose Bierce --The three strangers / Thomas Hardy --The interruption / W.W. Jacobs --Pollock and the porroh man / H.G.
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Voodoo The very word conjures shadowy and sinister images of black magic and primitive rites and rituals: crudely fashioned dolls stuck with pins, mojos, animal sacrifices, wild dancing to savage drumbeats, venomous snakes, and bones charged with lethal supernatural powers that can make a person drop dead for no apparent reason.
Then there are zombies, the soulless living dead, whose. Author by: John Wallen Languange: en Publisher by: Publishing Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 90 Total Download: File Size: 48,7 Mb Description: John Wallen writes of his new collection of stories: "This is a collection for the connoisseur of literary horror, written with more than a passing nod to several masters of the classic Victorian tale of.
About this Item: Hammond, Hammond & Co., London,pp, previous owner's name obscured by black marker on half-title, edges foxed, d/j edges worn, small loss to top edge of d/j rear, else very good copy in like, illustrated d/j.
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Included in Edgar Allan Poe: The Complete Tales and Poems are: • The complete text of all of the tales and poems written by Edgar Allan Poe (over works), each elegantly formatted for ease of use and enjoyment on your Kindle reader.
• Links to free, full-length audio recordings of the poems and tales Reviews: The bone-chilling collection Tales of Kentucky Ghosts presents more than stories that do just that. In his new book, William Lynwood Montell has assembled an entertaining and diverse array of tales from across the commonwealth that will keep you checking under the bed every night.
The first-person accounts in this collection showcase. An intriguing introduction starts off this collection of Edgar Allan Poe's chilling tales of horror and madness. An imaginary application blank is completed with biographical facts about Poe at the age of 21, followed by a discussion of some of the more puzzling aspects of Poe's life, such as, how could Poe, a poet, also have a career in the military.
NPR coverage of Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural by Herbert A. Wise and Phyllis Cerf Wagner. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Weird Tales published many of the horror subgenre's biggest names, including Lovecraft himself, Fritz Leiber, Robert Bloch, Clark Ashton Smith, and others—while those same masters paid tribute to earlier names who had already been working in this tradition, such as Algernon Blackwood, Lord Dunsany, and Arthur Machen, to name a few.
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This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved. Save your changes. When this longtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published inone of its biggest fans was critic Edmund Wilson, who in The New Yorker applauded what he termed a sudden revival of the appetite for tales of horror.
Represented in the anthology are such distinguished spell weavers as Edgar Allen Poe ("The Black Cat"), Wilkie Reviews: When this longtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published inone of its biggest fans was critic Edmund Wilson, who in The New Yorker applauded what he termed a sudden revival of the appetite for tales of horror.
Represented in the anthology are such distinguished spell weavers as Edgar Allen Poe ("The Black Cat"), Wilkie /5(5).TALES OF TERROR And now a word as to the personality of the author of this epoch-making statement. Joyce-Armstrong, accord-ing to the few friends who really knew something of the man, was a poet and a dreamer, as well as a mechanic and an inventor.
He was a man of considerable wealth, much of which he had spent in the pursuit of his aero.