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The Pumpkins Have Eyes - Haloween Collection - cover

The Pumpkins Have Eyes - Haloween Collection

Wilhelm Hauff, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Edgar Allan Poe, William Hope Hodgson, John Buchan, George MacDonald, Bram Stoker, Anatole France, Jack London, Henry James, Théophile Gautier, Arthur Conan Doyle, Richard Le Gallienne, Ralph Adams Cram, Guy de Maupassant, Thomas Hardy, William Archer, Daniel Defoe, Brander Matthews, Lafcadio Hearn, Ambrose Bierce, Ellis Parker Butler, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Grant Allen, ARTHUR MACHEN, Wilkie Collins, Thomas Peckett Prest, James Malcolm Rymer, Fergus Hume, Walter Hubbell, Leopold Kompert, Florence Marryat, John William Polidori, Vincent O'Sullivan, W.W. Jacobs, M.P. Shiel, M. R. James, H. P. Lovecraft, Francis Marion Crawford, Mary Shelley, Margaret Oliphant, Frank R. Stockton, A. T. Quiller-Couch, Leonard Kip, Katherine Rickford, Bithia Mary Croker, Catherine L. Pirkis, Pedro De Alarçon, 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 Julian Hawthorne, William Melmoth

Publisher: DigiCat

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Summary

The Pumpkins Have Eyes - Halloween Collection brings together an astonishing assembly of stories that traverse the expansive landscape of horror and the supernatural. With a literary mosaic that ranges from gothic horror to psychological suspense and ghostly tales, this anthology encapsulates the diverse styles and enduring themes that have shaped the horror genre. Notable for its breadth, the collection highlights seminal works that have left indelible marks on literary history, weaving together the macabre, the eerie, and the uncanny. It serves not only as a testament to the genre's evolution but also as a showcase of the unique terror that each story conjures, promising to haunt readers long after the final page is turned. The contributors to this anthology are a veritable who's who of literary giants, each bringing their unique voice to the tapestry of horror. From the psychological depth of Henry James to the pioneering supernatural investigations of Arthur Conan Doyle, and the unsettling narratives of H.P. Lovecraft, the authors represent a confluence of historical, cultural, and literary movements. Spanning from the 18th century to the early 20th century, their collective works reflect a period rich in exploration of the human psyche, societal fears, and the supernatural, offering insights into the periods in which they were penned and the universal themes that continue to resonate with readers today. The Pumpkins Have Eyes - Halloween Collection is an indispensable volume for aficionados of the horror genre and literary scholars alike. It provides a unique opportunity to explore a sprawling garden of literary specters, to appreciate the craftsmanship of master storytellers, and to engage with the themes that lie at the heart of human fear and fascination with the supernatural. This anthology not only entertains but educates, inviting readers to dissect the layers of meaning within each tale and understand the broader cultural significance of the horror genre. It is a must-read for those looking to immerse themselves in the chilling depths of literary horror and the varied voices that have shaped its course.
Available since: 11/13/2022.
Print length: 6500 pages.

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