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Dennis Wheatley – Shafts Of Fear

Posted by demonik on November 21, 2011

Dennis Wheatley (ed.) – Shafts Of Fear (Arrow, 1964)

Introduction – Dennis Wheatley

Evelyn Waugh – The Man Who Liked Dickens
Martin Armstrong – The Pipe-Smoker
Michael Joseph – A Glass Of Milk
William Hope Hodgson – The Island Of The Ud
William Hope Hodgson – The Derelict
T. F. Powys – The House With The Echo
A. E. Coppard – Arabesque: The Mouse
Alec Waugh – The Last Chukka
Charles Birkin – A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts
Thomas Burke – The Bird
Guy de Maupassant – Vendetta
James Hilton – The Mallet
Hugh Walpole – The Silver Mask
C. E. Montague – The First Blood Sweep
John Russell – The Fourth Man
John Russell – The Price Of The Head
John Russell – The Lost God
Ambrose Bierce – A Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
Dennis Wheatley – The Snake

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Michel Parry – The Hounds Of Hell

Posted by demonik on November 18, 2011

Michel Parry (ed.) – The Hounds Of Hell  (Arrow, 1975: originally Victor Gollancz, 1973)


Introduction – Michel Parry

H. P. Lovecraft – The Hound
Ambrose Bierce – Staley Flemming’s Hallucination
Ivan Turgenev – The Dog
Agatha Christie – The Hound Of Death
Manly Wade Wellman – Dead Dog
Catherine Crowe – The Dutch Officer’s Story
Guy de Maupassant – Vendetta
Theo Gift – Dog Or Demon?
Saki – Louis
Fritz Leiber – The Howling Tower
Feodor Sologub – The White Dog
William Faulkner – The Hound
Ray Bradbury – The Emissary
Robert Bloch – The Hound Of Pedro
Ramsey Campbell – The Whining
Dion Fortune – The Death Hound

Blurb:
Prepare to meet… The HOUNDS OF HELL

Piercing, coal-red eyes. Claws and teeth stained with blood. Jaws that slaver at the prospect of a fresh victim.

Buried deep within our unconscious, the savage, primordial image of the Dog-Beast still holds the power to haunt and terrify. Here, from the pens of some of the greatest horror writers of all time, are sixteen nightmare tales to remind you why.

See also The Hounds Of Hell on Vault forum

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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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