Tingling Treats for Halloween: Detective Yarns, Supernatural Mysteries & Ghost Stories

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Sprache - Englisch

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This unique horror collection is meticulously edited & formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Suspense Stories: The Box with the Iron Clamps (Florence Marryat) The Birth Mark (Nathaniel Hawthorne) The Oblong Box (Edgar Allan Poe) A Terribly Strange Bed (Wilkie Collins) The Torture by Hope (Villiers de l'Isle Adam) The Great Valdez Sapphire (Anonymous) The Mysterious Card (Cleveland Moffett) My Fascinating Friend (William Archer) The Lost Room (Fitz-James O'Brien)Detective Stories: A Scandal in Bohemia (A. Conan Doyle) The Safety Match (Anton Chekhov) The Black Hand (Arthur B. Reeve) The Purloined Letter (Edgar Allan Poe) The Rope of Fear (Thomas W. Hanshew and Mary E. Hanshew) The Biter Bit (Wilkie Collins) Missing: Page Thirteen (Anna Katherine Green) Some Scotland Yard Cases (Sir Robert Anderson) Ghost Stories: The Horla (Guy de Maupassant) Number 13 (Montague Rhodes James) Thrawn Janet (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Man Who Went Too Far (E.F. Benson) To Sura: A Letter (Pliny the Younger) The Beast with Five Fingers (William F. Harvey) Joseph: A Story (Katherine Rickford) Sister Maddelena (Ralph Adams Cram) The Phantom Rickshaw (Rudyard Kipling) The Apparition of Mrs. Veal (Daniel Defoe) Canon Alberic's Scrap-Book (M. R. James) The Haunted and the Haunters (Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton) The Silent Woman (Leopold Kompert) The Rival Ghosts (Brander Matthews) The Damned Thing (Ambrose Bierce) The Interval (Vincent O'Sullivan) Dey Ain't No Ghosts (Ellis Parker Butler) The Banshees of Ireland Some Real American Ghosts The Deserted House (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Withered Arm (Thomas Hardy) The House and the Brain (Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton) The Roll-Call of the Reef (A. T. Quiller-Couch) The Open Door (Mrs. Margaret Oliphant) The Mysterious Sketch (Erckmann-Chatrian) Green Branches (Fiona Macleod) The Were-Wolf (H. B. Marryatt) Clarimonde (Théophile Gautier) The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral (M. R. James) Paranormal Psychic Stories Humorous Mystery Stories…

Über den Autor

Mark Twain, the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), stands as one of the most influential American writers of the 19th century. Born in Florida, Missouri, Twain grew up in Hannibal, a small river town that would later provide the setting for his most famous works: 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' (1876) and 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' (1884). Twain's literary arsenal extends beyond these iconic novels, including a robust collection of stories that delve into various genres. A lesser-known facet of his literary enterprise is exemplified by titles such as 'Tingling Treats for Halloween: Detective Yarns, Supernatural Mysteries & Ghost Stories,' which showcases Twain's versatility in weaving narratives that entertain the darker curiosities of readers with his characteristic wit and satire. His work is marked by a distinctive narrative style, memorable characters, and an enduring critique of societal norms and human follies. Twain's contribution to the American literary canon is immeasurable, with his works being considered cornerstones in the realm of Southern literature and humor writing. Beyond his literary legacy, Twain was also a keen observer of human nature and a social commentator, whose keen insights into the human condition continue to resonate with readers and scholars alike.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 1111 Seiten

Größe: 1,4 MB

ISBN: 8596547755029