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Michel Parry – Beware of the Cat

Posted by demonik on November 18, 2011

Michel Parry (ed.) – Beware of the Cat   (Arrow, 1974: originally Victor Gollancz, 1973)

Introduction – Michel Parry

Gulielmus Baldwin – Beware The Cat
Barry Pain – The Grey Cat
Stephen Vincent Benet – The King Of The Cats
Traditional – The Vampire Cat
Byron Liggett – The Cat Man
J. S. Le Fanu – The White Cat
Algernon Blackwood – Ancient Sorceries
Saki – Tobermoray
Theodore Sturgeon – Fluffy
Ramsey Campbell – Cat And Mouse
H. P. Lovecraft – The Cats Of Ulthar
Ambrose Bierce – Eyes Of The Panther
Walter Wintle – The Black Cat
Ernest Hamilton – The Child Watcher

Blurb
Beware of the Cat…

For millennia cats have haunted human consciousness, either worshipped as gods or persecuted as the incarnation of Evil, no other creature has aroused such violent emotions.

In this collection of stories – which range from a macabre tale by a sixteenth century monk to the work of contemporary masters – all the cats are different. There are talking cats, starving cats, murderous cats, cannibalistic cats, cats that can take human form, ghost cats, and a cat who might be the Devil himself.

They only have one thing in common – all are terrifying …

See also Beware Of The Cat on Vault forum

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Cynthia Asquith – When Churchyards Yawn

Posted by demonik on November 16, 2011

Cynthia Asquith  (ed.) – When Churchyards Yawn   (Arrow, 1963, originally Hutchinson, 1931)

Elizabeth Bowen – The Apple Tree
Hugh Walpole – A Little Ghost
L. P. Hartley – The Cotillion
Ann Bridge – The Buick Saloon
Algernon Blackwood – A Threefold Cord …
Arthur Machen – Opening The Door
Shane Leslie – As In A Glass Dimly
W. S. Morrison – The Horns Of The Bull
William Gerhari – The Man Who Came Back
Mrs. Belloc Lowndes – The Unbolted Door
Oliver Onions – “John Gladwin Says”
Philip MacDonald – Our Feathered Friends
Cynthia Asquith – “God Grante That She Lye Stille”

see also When Churchyards Yawn thread on Vault forum

 

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Walk In Dread

Posted by demonik on November 14, 2011

Anon [Dorothy Tomlinson?] (ed.) – Walk In Dread: More Tales From A Century Of Ghost Stories   (Arrow, 1970)

Cecil Binney – The Saint and The Vicar
Sir Walter Scott – The Tapestried Chamber
Mrs. Gaskell – The Old Nurse’s Story
Lord Lytton – The Haunted and The Haunters
Edith Wharton – Afterward
Miss Braddon – Eveline’s Visitant
F. Marion Crawford – Man Overboard
E. F. Benson – Expiation
Algernon Blackwood – The Woman’s Ghost Story
Percival Landon – Thurnley Abbey
Mrs. Oliphant – The Library Window
William Wilkie Collins – The Dream Woman
‘Evelyn’ Nesbit  – John Charrington’s Wedding

thanks to nosferatu!

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