TRICK OR TREAT Boxed Set: 200+ Eerie Tales from the Greatest Storytellers

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Trick or Treat! Get a worm cup of tea, curl by the fire, and enjoy the cold chills of this meticulously edited horror collection, jam-packed with the darkest mysteries, supernatural thrillers and gothic romances: James Malcolm Rymer & Thomas Peckett Prest: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart The Fall of the House of Usher The Cask of Amontillado The Masque of the Red Death The Murders in the Rue Morgue Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Mortal Immortal The Evil Eye John William Polidori: The Vampyre Bram Stoker: Dracula Théophile Gautier: Clarimonde The Mummy's Foot Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow The Spectre Bridegroom Henry James: The Turn of the Screw The Ghostly Rental H. P. Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror From Beyond M. R. James: Canon Alberic's Scrap-Book Lost Hearts Wilkie Collins: The Haunted Hotel The Dead Secret E. F. Benson: The Room in the Tower The Terror by Night Nathaniel Hawthorne: Rappaccini's Daughter Ambrose Bierce: The Death of Halpin Frayser One Summer Night Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan The Three Impostors William Hope Hodgson: The House on the Borderland The Night Land Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder M. P. Shiel: Shapes in the Fire Arthur Conan Doyle: The Leather Funnel The Beetle Hunter Ralph Adams Cram: Black Spirits and White Grant Allen: The Reverend John Creedy Dr. Greatrex's Engagement Richard Marsh: The Beetle Thomas Hardy: What the Shepherd Saw The Grave by the Handpost Charles Dickens: The Signal-Man The Hanged Man's Bride Guy de Maupassant: The Horla The Flayed Hand Pedro De Alarçon: The Nail Walter Hubbell: The Great Amherst Mystery Francis Marion Crawford: The Dead Smile The Screaming Skull Man Overboard! For The Blood is the Life The Upper Berth By The Water of Paradise The Doll's Ghost John Buchan: No-Man's-Land The Watcher by the Threshold The Monkey's Paw The Severed Hand The Ghost in the Cap'n Brown House The Apparition of Mrs. Veal (Daniel Defoe) When the World Was Young (Jack London)…


About the Author

Wilhelm Hauff (1802–1827) was a German poet and novelist best known for his fairy tales and novellas. Born in Stuttgart, Hauff pursued theological studies before turning to literature. Although his life was tragically short, Hauff's literary output was prolific and diverse, encompassing satire, historical fiction, and folklore. He deftly combined elements of the Romantic era with the narrative structure of oriental tales, creating works with a unique charm and moral depth. Notable works include 'Mitteilungen aus den Memoiren des Satans' (1826) and 'Lichtenstein' (1826), a historical novel that stands out for reflecting the Romantic interest in the medieval past, intertwined with patriotic sentiments. However, he achieved widespread popularity with his fairy tales, often published in his 'Märchenalmanach' on various themes from 1826 to 1828. His tales are collected in anthologies such as 'TRICK OR TREAT Boxed Set: 200+ Eerie Tales from the Greatest Storytellers', which showcases his storytelling prowess. Hauff's fairy tales, characterized by their vivid imagination and suspense, have fueled the appetite for German folklore alongside peers like the Brothers Grimm. Despite his premature death at the age of 25, Wilhelm Hauff's work has made a lasting impact on the world of fantasy literature and continues to enchant readers to this day.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 6500 Pages

Filesize: 11.4 MB

ISBN: 8596547755005

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