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American midnight : tales of the dark

Hunt, Laird, (editor,, author of introduction, etc.). Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 Container of (work) : Masque of the red death. (Added Author). Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 Container of (work) : Young Goodman Brown. (Added Author). Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 Container of (work) : Eyes. (Added Author). Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William), 1865-1933 Container of (work) : Mask. (Added Author). Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965 Container of (work) : Home. (Added Author). Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 Container of (work) : Ghost story. (Added Author). Hurston, Zora Neale. Container of (work) : Short stories. Selections. (Added Author). Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 Container of (work) : Yellow wallpaper. (Added Author). Dawson, Emma Frances. Container of (work) : Itinerant house. (Added Author).

Summary: A masquerade ball cut short by a mysterious plague, a strange nocturnal ritual in the woods, a black bobcat howling in the night: these ten tales are some of the most strange and unsettling in all of American literature, filled with unforgettable imagery and simmering with tension. From Edgar Allan Poe to Shirley Jackson, Nathaniel Hawthorne to Zora Neale Hurston, the authors of these classics of supernatural suspense have inspired generations of writers to explore the dark heart of the land of the free. The stories in this collection have been selected and introduced by Laird Hunt, an author of seven acclaimed novels which explore the shadowy corners of American history.

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  • ISBN: 9781782275954
  • ISBN: 1782275959
  • Physical Description: print
    220 pages ; 17 cm
  • Publisher: London : Pushkin Press, 2019.

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Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- The masque of the red death / Edgar Allan Poe -- Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The eyes / Edith Wharton -- The mask / Robert W. Chambers -- Home / Shirley Jackson -- A ghost story / Mark Twain -- Spunk / Zora Neale Hurston -- The yellow wallpaper / Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- An itinerant house / Emma Frances Dawson.
Subject: Horror tales, American
Récits d'horreur américains
Horror tales, American
Genre: short stories.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Paranormal fiction.
Horror fiction.
Short stories.
Paranormal fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Short stories.
Horror fiction.

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