Horrors: Great Stories of Fear and Their Creators [NOOK Book]

Overview

That notorious evening at Villa Diodati when Lord Byron challenged his contemporaries to write a ghost story, his summons brought forth a mad doctor intent on reanimation and a vampire drunk with bloodlust. The night modern horror was born was notoriously dark and stormy, as were the lives of those who wrote the most fearsome--yet beloved--tales in literature, for those so gifted were also cursed. Horrors, a graphic novel, reveals in gruesome detail how Mary Wollstonecraft, Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe and other ...
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Horrors: Great Stories of Fear and Their Creators

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Overview

That notorious evening at Villa Diodati when Lord Byron challenged his contemporaries to write a ghost story, his summons brought forth a mad doctor intent on reanimation and a vampire drunk with bloodlust. The night modern horror was born was notoriously dark and stormy, as were the lives of those who wrote the most fearsome--yet beloved--tales in literature, for those so gifted were also cursed. Horrors, a graphic novel, reveals in gruesome detail how Mary Wollstonecraft, Bram Stoker, Edgar Allan Poe and other masters of the genre were haunted by their monstrous creations.
Graphic Novels by McFarland: McFarland has brought its 33 years of publishing experience to the graphic format. To browse them all, both nonfiction and fiction, see the McFarland Graphic Novels webpage.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786462308
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/10/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 69 MB
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Meet the Author

Rocky Wood is the author of two Bram Stoker Award-nominated books on Stephen King and is regarded as a world leading Stephen King expert. He is a trustee of the Horror Writers Association and a member of the Australian Horror Writers Association. He lives in South Yarra, Victoria. Glenn Chadbourne is a freelance artist who specializes in the horror/dark fantasy genre. His trademark pen and ink illustrations have enhanced the work of some of today's hottest authors, including Stephen King's The Secretary Of Dreams. He lives in Newcastle, Maine with his wife Sheila and their pug dog Rocket.

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