Something Wicked: 560+ Horror Classics, Macabre Tales & Supernatural Mysteries

ebook: Something Wicked: 560+ Horror Classics, Macabre Tales & Supernatural Mysteries

Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat presents to you this unique collection, designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Edgar Allan Poe: The Masque of the Red Death The Murders in the Rue Morgue… H. P. Lovecraft: The Call of Cthulhu The Dunwich Horror… Henry James: The Turn of the Screw… Mary Shelley: Frankenstein… Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles… Bram Stoker: Dracula The Jewel of Seven Stars… Gaston Leroux: The Phantom of the Opera Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow… Robert Louis Stevenson: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde… James Malcolm Rymer: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street H. G. Wells: The Island of Doctor Moreau Richard Marsh: The Beetle Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla Uncle Silas… Nikolai Gogol: Dead Souls… Rudyard Kipling: The Phantom Rickshaw… Hugh Walpole: Portrait of a Man with Red Hair All Souls' Night Robert E. Howard: The 'John Kirowan' Saga The 'De Montour' Saga Cthulhu Mythos M. R. James: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary A Thin Ghost and Others Wilkie Collins: The Haunted Hotel The Dead Secret… The Woman in White Guy de Maupassant: The Horla… E. F. Benson: The Room in the Tower The Man Who Went Too Far… Nathaniel Hawthorne: The House of the Seven Gables Rappaccini's Daughter The Birth Mark… Ambrose Bierce: Can Such Things Be? The Ways of Ghosts Some Haunted Houses Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan… William Hope Hodgson: The Ghost Pirates Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder… M. P. Shiel: Shapes in the Fire… Ralph Adams Cram: Black Spirits and White Grant Allen: The Reverend John Creedy… Horace Walpole: The Castle of Otranto William Thomas Beckford: Vathek Matthew Gregory Lewis: The Monk Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights Charles Dickens: The Mystery of Edwin Drood Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray Marie Belloc Lowndes: From Out the Vast Deep

About the Author

Wilhelm Hauff (1802–1827) was a German poet and novelist known for his vivid fairy tales and satirical narratives. Born in Stuttgart, Hauff entered the literary scene at a young age, and despite a brief career that spanned just over half a decade, he made a lasting impact on German storytelling. His contribution to the canon of gothic literature and dark romanticism is notable, largely owing to his ability to intertwine the mundane with the fantastical, often imbuing his tales with an undercurrent of the macabre. His collection 'Something Wicked: 560+ Horror Classics, Macabre Tales & Supernatural Mysteries' stands as a testament to his literary prowess, encompassing a broad spectrum of his short stories and novellas that explore the darker contours of the human psyche and supernatural occurrences. Although Hauff's life was cut short when he died at the age of 25, his literary style, rooted in the romantic spirit with a proclivity for eerie settings and moralistic themes, has endured. His works have continued to be read and celebrated for their imaginative power and narrative complexity, securing his place in the corpus of German literature.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 23193 Pages

Filesize: 30.9 MB

ISBN: 8596547765226