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Halloween Horrors - Ultimate Collection - cover

Halloween Horrors - Ultimate Collection

Wilhelm Hauff, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Adelbert von Chamisso, Oscar Wilde, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, William Hope Hodgson, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, John Buchan, Louis Tracy, Bram Stoker, Anatole France, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Jack London, Henry James, Théophile Gautier, Arthur Conan Doyle, Richard Le Gallienne, Jane Austen, Algernon Blackwood, Ralph Adams Cram, Thomas De Quincey, John Meade Falkner, Guy de Maupassant, Thomas Hardy, William Archer, Daniel Defoe, John Kendrick Bangs, Cleveland Moffett, Brander Matthews, Marie Belloc Lowndes, Sax Rohmer, Horace Walpole, Rudyard Kipling, Lafcadio Hearn, Ambrose Bierce, Frederick Marryat, Ellis Parker Butler, Washington Irving, Leonid Andreyev, David Lindsay, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Grant Allen, Arthur Machen, Wilkie Collins, William Makepeace Thackeray, Thomas Peckett Prest, James Malcolm Rymer, Fergus Hume, Edward Bellamy, Walter Hubbell, S. Mukerji, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Leopold Kompert, Richard Marsh, Florence Marryat, Catherine Crowe, Marjorie Bowen, John William Polidori, Vincent O'Sullivan, H. G. Wells, Robert W. Chambers, W. W. Jacobs, M.P. Shiel, E.F. Benson, Jerome K. Jerome, M.R. James, E. T. A. Hoffmann, George W. M. Reynolds, H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Edith Nesbit, Sabine Baring-Gould, William Thomas Beckford, Francis Marion Crawford, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Nikolai Gogol, Mary Shelley, Elizabeth Gaskell, Gertrude Atherton, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Frank R. Stockton, A. T. Quiller-Couch, Olivia Howard Dunbar, Ann Radcliffe, Louisa M. Alcott, Amelia B. Edwards, Leonard Kip, Matthew Gregory Lewis, Fitz-James O'Brien, Katherine Rickford, Bithia Mary Croker, Catherine L. Pirkis, Émile Erckmann, Alexandre Chatrian, Pedro De Alarçon, J.K. Huysmans, H. H. Munro (Saki), Pliny the Younger, Helena Blavatsky, Villiers l'Isle de Adam, William F. Harvey, Fiona Macleod, William T. Stead, Gambier Bolton, Andrew Jackson Davis, Nizida, Walter F. Prince, Chester Bailey Fernando

Translator Lafcadio Hearn, C.J. Hogarth, J. T. Bealby, Samuel Henley, Isabel F. Hapgood, Keene Wallace

Publisher: DigiCat

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Summary

The 'Halloween Horrors - Ultimate Collection' stands as a monumental anthology that weaves a tapestry of fear, intrigue, and the supernatural through its diverse array of literary contributions. The collection takes the reader on a historical journey through gothic tales, ghost stories, and horror classics that resonate with the chilling spirit of Halloween. No single story dominates, yet each work, chosen for its unique voice and ability to tap into the deeper recesses of human fear, contributes significantly to the overarching theme of the anthology. From the haunting psychological depth of Nathaniel Hawthorne's narratives to the eerie adventures penned by Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Gothic romance of the Brontë sisters, this collection showcases a variety of styles that provide a comprehensive view of the genre's evolution over centuries. The contributing authors and editors of 'Halloween Horrors - Ultimate Collection' are a veritable who's who of literary giants whose works have transcended their times, contributing not just to the fields of horror and the supernatural, but also to the canon of English literature itself. These authors, hailing from different backgrounds and periods, converge in this anthology to explore themes of fear, the supernatural, and the human condition. Their collective oeuvre offers a fascinating insight into the sociocultural contexts and literary movements of their respective eras, from the Romanticism evident in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to the psychological depth of Henry James's ghost stories, and the cosmic horror that characterizes H.P. Lovecraft's contributions. This anthology is recommended not only for its entertainment value but also for its educational worth, charting as it does the evolution of the horror genre through the lens of some of its most proficient architects. 'Halloween Horrors - Ultimate Collection' provides a unique opportunity to explore the myriad ways in which these authors have shaped, and been shaped by, the genre of horror and the supernatural. For those who wish to delve deep into the dark corners of literary tradition, and peer into the abyss of human fears and fantasies, this collection promises an unparalleled journey. It stands as a testament to the enduring power of storytelling to conjure fear and fascination in equal measure.
Available since: 12/10/2022.
Print length: 22438 pages.

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