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Tingling Treats for Halloween: Detective Yarns Supernatural Mysteries & Ghost Stories - cover

Tingling Treats for Halloween: Detective Yarns Supernatural Mysteries & Ghost Stories

Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, Jack London, Théophile Gautier, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ralph Adams Cram, Guy de Maupassant, Thomas Hardy, William Archer, Daniel Defoe, Cleveland Moffett, Rudyard Kipling, Ambrose Bierce, Frederick Marryat, Ellis Parker Butler, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilkie Collins, Thomas W. Hanshew, Erckmann Erckmann-Chatrian, Mary E. Hanshew, Leopold Kompert, Chester Bailey Fernald, Florence Marryat, Vincent O'Sullivan, E.F. Benson, M.R. James, Arthur B. Reeve, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Anton Chekhov, Margaret Oliphant, A. T. Quiller-Couch, Amelia B. Edwards, Anna Katherine Green, Fitz-James O'Brien, Katherine Rickford, 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, Sir Robert Anderson, Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Translator Julian Hawthorne, William Melmoth

Publisher: Good Press

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Tingling Treats for Halloween: Detective Yarns, Supernatural Mysteries & Ghost Stories gathers an enigmatic collection that spans across various literary horizons, inviting readers into the shadowy realms of the unknown and the unexplained. This anthology juxtaposes the logical deduction of detective tales with the ethereal ambiguity of ghost stories, creating a tapestry rich in psychological depth and narrative complexity. The inclusion of renowned works by luminaries such as Edgar Allan Poe and Arthur Conan Doyle alongside hidden gems from lesser-known authors offers a diverse exploration of fear, curiosity, and the supernatural, highlighting the evolution of these genres from their origins to the early 20th century. The contributors to this anthology are not just storytellers but pioneers who have significantly shaped the course of literary history. From Mark Twain's satirical twist to the gothic eeriness of M.R. James and the pioneering adventures of Mary E. Hanshew, each author brings their unique voice to this collective narrative. The anthology serves as a microcosm of the larger historical, cultural, and literary movements of their time, reflecting the Victorian fascination with the occult, the Gothic revival, and the birth of detective fiction, binding these disparate threads into a coherent whole that transcends the sum of its parts. This anthology is not merely a collection of stories; it is a gateway to the crossroads of human emotion, logic, and the supernatural. It presents an unparalleled opportunity for readers to engage with the minds of some of the most influential writers in Western literature, offering a journey through the macabre, the mysterious, and the profound. For scholars, enthusiasts, and casual readers alike, Tingling Treats for Halloween promises a rich educational experience, providing not only entertainment but also a deeper understanding of the different era-specific perspectives on mystery and the supernatural. Delve into this meticulous curation of tales to ignite your imagination and perhaps, uncover hidden truths veiled within the shadows of the past.
Available since: 11/19/2023.
Print length: 1111 pages.

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