The Horror Beyond Life's Edge: 560+ Macabre Classics, Supernatural Mysteries & Dark Tales

ebook: The Horror Beyond Life's Edge: 560+ Macabre Classics, Supernatural Mysteries & Dark Tales

Sprache - Englisch

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Are you ready to step over the edge? This grand horror collection contains the greatest supernatural mysteries, gothic novels, dark romances & macabre tales: Bram Stoker: Dracula The Squaw… John William Polidori: The Vampyre James Malcolm Rymer & Thomas Peckett Prest: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Rip Van Winkle Edgar Allan Poe: The Cask of Amontillado The Masque of the Red Death The Premature Burial Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Mortal Immortal The Evil Eye Gaston Leroux: The Phantom of the Opera Marjorie Bowen: Black Magic Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray Henry James: The Turn of the Screw The Ghostly Rental… H. P. Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror The Shunned House… Charles Dickens: The Mystery of Edwin Drood The Haunted House… Wilkie Collins: The Haunted Hotel The Woman in White Richard Marsh: The Beetle Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles The Silver Hatchet… Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla… Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan… William Hope Hodgson: The Ghost Pirates The Night Land E. F. Benson: The Room in the Tower The Terror by Night… Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Birth Mark The House of the Seven Gables… Thomas Hardy: What the Shepherd Saw The Grave by the Handpost Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights Guy de Maupassant: The Horla Horace Walpole: The Castle of Otranto William Thomas Beckford: Vathek Matthew Gregory Lewis: The Monk Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho The Italian Théophile Gautier: Clarimonde The Mummy's Foot M. R. James: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary A Thin Ghost and Others Ambrose Bierce: Can Such Things Be? Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories M. P. Shiel: Shapes in the Fire Rudyard Kipling: My Own True Ghost Story The City of Dreadful Night The Mark of the Beast… Stanley G. Weinbaum: The Dark Other Émile Erckmann & Alexandre Chatrian: The Man-Wolf… Amelia B. Edwards: The Phantom Coach… Pedro De Alarçon: The Nail Walter Hubbell: The Great Amherst Mystery Some Real American Ghosts Some Chinese Ghosts…

About the Author

Wilhelm Hauff, born on November 29, 1802, in Stuttgart, was a pivotal figure in German literature, particularly known for his fairy tales and novellas. Despite his young age, Hauff's literary output was impressive, marking him as a notable contributor to the German Romantic movement. His life and career, albeit short—he passed away on November 18, 1827, at the tender age of 24—left a lasting legacy in the form of stories that merge the wondrous with the macabre. Unfortunately, 'The Horror Beyond Life's Edge: 560+ Macabre Classics, Supernatural Mysteries & Dark Tales' is not an authentic work by Wilhelm Hauff, but rather a comprehensive collection that includes authors from various periods, erroneously attributed to him. Hauff's genuine works, such as 'The Caravan', 'The Inn in the Spessart', and 'The Sheik of Alexandria and His Slaves', display a fascination with the exotic and the fantastic, influenced by the tales of the Arabian Nights. His fairy tales, often neglected beside the brothers Grimm, remain a hidden gem within the treasure trove of German folklore. Hauff's narrative style abounds with irony and wit, and his explorations into the supernatural presage the thematic concerns of later Gothic fiction. Taken early by typhoid, Hauff's promising trajectory in German literature was tragically cut short, but his stories continue to be celebrated for their imaginative prowess and their hauntingly beautiful depictions of the otherworldly.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 23204 Pages

Filesize: 30.9 MB

ISBN: 8596547755081