American Supernatural Tales
the Ultimate Collection of Weird and Frightening American Fiction
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American Supernatural Tales by S. T. Joshi
Book DescriptionAs Stephen King will attest , the popularity of the occult in American literature has only grown since the days of Edgar Allan Poe. American Supernatural Tales celebrates the richness of this tradition with chilling contributions from some of the nation's brightest literary lights, including Poe himself, H. P. Lovecraft, Shirley Jackson, Ray Bradbury, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and-of course- Stephen King. By turns phantasmagoric, spectral, and demonic, this is a frighteningly good addition to Penguin Classics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143105046
(199mm x 131mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Black Wings of Cthulhu, Paperback (March 2016)» View all books by S. T. Joshi
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Author Biography - S. T. Joshi
S. T. Joshi is a freelance writer and editor. He has edited Penguin Classics editions of H. P. Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (1999), and The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories (2001), as well as Algernon Blackwood's Ancient Sorceries and Other Strange Stories (2002). Among his critical and biographical studies are The Weird Tale (1990), Lord Dunsany: Master of the Anglo-Irish Imagination (1995), H. P. Lovecraft: A Life (1996), and The Modern Weird Tale (2001). He has also edited works by Ambrose Bierce, Arthur Machen, and H. L. Mencken, and is compiling a three-volume Encyclopedia of Supernatural Literature. He lives with his wife in Seattle, Washington.
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