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Doubles, Dummies, and Dolls: 21 Terror Tales of Replication
     

Doubles, Dummies, and Dolls: 21 Terror Tales of Replication

by Leonard Wolf (Editor)
 
Fascinated by the theme of replication of human features, which he believes is both perplexing and frightening, one of the world's experts on horror literature, has collected for the first time 21 tales of self-duplication and the inanimate coming to life, including stories by Rudyard Kipling, Joyce Carol Oates, and Edgar Allan Poe, among others.
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Fascinated by the theme of replication of human features, which he believes is both perplexing and frightening, one of the world's experts on horror literature, has collected for the first time 21 tales of self-duplication and the inanimate coming to life, including stories by Rudyard Kipling, Joyce Carol Oates, and Edgar Allan Poe, among others.
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Introduction
By Leonard Wolf

The Double Knight
By Theophile Gautier

The Sand-man
By E. T. A. Hoffmann

William Wilson
By Edgar Allan Poe

The Crooked Mirror (A Christmas Story)
By Anton Chekhov

The Dream of Duncan Parrenness
By Rudyard Kipling

The Porcelain Doll
By Leo Tolstoy

The Jolly Corner
By Henry James

Man-Size in Marble
By E. Nesbit

Excerpt from The Student of Prague, Chapter IX
By Hans Heinz Ewers

Morlvera
By Saki (H. H. Munro)

The Terror of the Twins
By Algernon Blackwood

Waxworks
By W. L. George

The Scar
By Ramsey Campbell

The Ghost of Me
By Anthony Boucher

Sweets to the Sweet
By Robert Bloch

The Puppets
By Francis King

The Extraordinarily Horrible Dummy
By Gerald Kersh

The Dolls' Room
By Merce Rodoreda

The Doll Queen
By Carlos Fuentes

The Doll
By Joyce Carol Oates

The Dummy
By Susan Sontag

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557042453
Publisher:
Newmarket Press
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
6.17(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.70(d)

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