This exceptional compilation contains more than fifty short stories, novellas and poems, both classic and modern, by some of the most distinguished writers of all time. Masterful works by Bram Stoker, H.P. Lovecroft, Mary Shelley, Sheridan LeFanu, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Tennessee Williams, Isaac Asimov, J.R.R. Tolkien, in addition to little-known masterpieces of fantasy and terror by such authors as Stanley Ellin, Patricia Highsmith, John Dickson Carr and Damon Runyon, make this one of the most wide-ranging, outstanding collections of its kind.
Marvin Kaye provides fascinating prefatory notes to each selection and an annotated bibliography of other recommended reading, as well as an Introduction and Afterword providing further insights into the genres of terror and the supernatural.
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* Tales of murder and madness, strange rituals and creatures from beyond the grave.About the Author:
Marvin Kaye, award-winning author and anthologist, has compiled several collections of fantasy fiction, and has written many acclaimed fantasy novels. He is an associate professor of creative writing at New York University and the artistic director of the Open Book theatre company in New York.
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Descrizione libro LITTLE, BROWN, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110316859966