Classic Horror Stories: Twenty Legendary Stories of the Supernatural

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Before electric lights and telephones, there were only candles and, at last,
gas lights, to banish the darkness. And in that darkness might lurk - who
knows? Ghosts, werewolves, vampires, witches, or even the Devil himself!
Such stories were told - and written - to provoke that delicious chill
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Overview

Before electric lights and telephones, there were only candles and, at last,
gas lights, to banish the darkness. And in that darkness might lurk - who
knows? Ghosts, werewolves, vampires, witches, or even the Devil himself!
Such stories were told - and written - to provoke that delicious chill
of fear which, even in our own electrified world, millions seek through
movies and television. Here are some of the most spine-tingling tales ever written about the strange and thrilling world of the supernatural.
With contributions from: The Old Testament; Sir Walter Scott; Charles Dickens; Rudyard Kipling; Ambrose Bierce; Perceval Landon and many more.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781592282005
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Series: Classic Series
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 4.46 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

CHARLES A. COULOMBE has written extensively about religion, history, and the
occult and paranormal.
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Table of Contents

Introduction IX
Ancient Horrors: I Kings 28.1-25; Philostratus 1
The Feast of Redgauntlet 11
The Adventure of the German Student 43
Feathertop 55
The Werewolf 89
St. John's Eve 117
No. 1 Branch Line: The Signalman 141
The Mark of the Beast 165
Gabriel-Ernest 189
The Botathen Ghost 201
Thurnley Abbey 219
The Yellow Sign 247
The Watcher 281
The Dead Valley 289
The Middle Toe of the Right Foot 305
The Vampire of Croglin Grange 321
Author Biographies 329
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