The Classic Horror Collection

Arcturus retro classics,
Av H. P. Lovecraft
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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Språk: Engelsk
  • Sjangere: Klassisk, Overnaturlig
  • Slippdato: 15. mar. 2018
  • Forlag: Arcturus Publishing


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Spanning the extraordinary breadth of the genre, these terrifying stories are sure to leave you sleeping with the light on for many nights to come. Ranging from the efforts of classic literary writers like Mary Shelley and Robert Louis Stevenson to pulp icon H. P. Lovecraft, these masters of the dark arts knew how to create suspense and an impending sense of dread. Whether the threat comes from accursed artefacts, supernatural villains, or deadly rituals, there is always some unknowable evil lurking around the corner waiting to pounce.

Horror fiction found its first connoisseurs amongst the Victorian public. This collection features several of its most accomplished pioneers.

Short stories from Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula, and Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, show that some of the 19th century's most revered horror novelists could provide equally terrifying experiences in a shorter form.

Other authors such as H. P. Lovecraft, William Hope Hodgson, Pearl Norton Swet, and M. P. Shiel established themselves in the emerging pulp magazines of America in the early 20th century. There, they mastered their craft and provided terrifying thrills for an audience eager for a new type of fiction. Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom and Ireland, writers like Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, E. F. Benson, and M. R. James mastered the classic ghost story.

And who can forget Edgar Allan Poe? He devoted himself almost entirely to his poetry and his short stories, and his lyrical style and ability to evoke an atmosphere are unparalleled.

Includes stories by:
Edward Frederic Benson
Ambrose Bierce
Francis Marion Crawford
George Allan England
William Hope Hodgson
W. W. Jacobs
M. R. James
Vernon Lee
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
H. P. Lovecraft
Arthur Machen
Guy de Maupassant
Edgar Allan Poe
Charlotte Riddell
Mary Shelley
M. P. Shiel
Robert Louis Stevenson
Bram Stoker
Pearl Norton Swet

Sjangere: Klassisk Overnaturlig
SKU 9781788284011
Antall Sider 928
Leverandørstatus Tilgjengelig
Serie : Arcturus Retro Classics
Serie Arcturus retro classics
Sjanger Klassisk, Overnaturlig
Format Hardcover
Språk Engelsk
Produsent / Forlag : Arcturus Publishing
Opprinnelsesland : Storbritannia
Forfattere H. P. Lovecraft
Avansert Format Hardcover
Aldersgruppe Voksen
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