Classic Horror Collection Dracula Frankenstein The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Jekyll And Hyde The Island Of Dr Moreau

Autor: Bram Stoker
Publisher: Xist Publishing
ISBN: 168195740X
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Read the Original Halloween Spooky Stories This Classic Horror Collection is the ultimate book bundle for readers of classic gothic, vampire, horror and science fiction. Each masterful novel in this collection has inspired numerous adaptations, re-imaginings, and even whole genres of fiction. This collection contains: • Dracula by Bram Stoker • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson • The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells This Classic Horror Collection has been professionally formatted for e-readers and includes a linked table of contents. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.

The Classic Horror Collection

Autor: H. P. Lovecraft
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
ISBN: 1788882628
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Spanning the extraordinary breadth of the genre, these terrifying stories are sure to leave you sleeping with the light on for many nights to come. Whether the threat comes from accursed artefacts, supernatural villains, or deadly rituals, there is always some unknowable evil lurking around the corner waiting to pounce. Ranging from the efforts of classic literary writers like Mary Shelley and Robert Louis Stevenson to pulp icon H. P. Lovecraft, these masters of the dark arts knew how to create suspense and an impending sense of dread. Horror fiction found its first connoisseurs amongst the Victorian public. This collection features several of its most accomplished pioneers. Short stories from Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula, and Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, show that some of the 19th century's most revered horror novelists could provide equally terrifying experiences in a shorter form. Other authors such as H. P. Lovecraft, William Hope Hodgson, Pearl Norton Swet, and M. P. Shiel established themselves in the emerging pulp magazines of America in the early 20th century. There, they mastered their craft and provided terrifying thrills for an audience eager for a new type of fiction. Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom and Ireland, writers like Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, E. F. Benson, and M. R. James mastered the classic ghost story. And who can forget Edgar Allan Poe? He devoted himself almost entirely to his poetry and his short stories, and his lyrical style and ability to evoke an atmosphere are unparalleled. This collection includes stories by: Edward Frederic Benson Ambrose Bierce Francis Marion Crawford George Allan England William Hope Hodgson W. W. Jacobs M. R. James Vernon Lee Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu H. P. Lovecraft Arthur Machen Guy de Maupassant Edgar Allan Poe Charlotte Riddell Mary Shelley M. P. Shiel Robert Louis Stevenson Bram Stoker Pearl Norton Swet

Sherlock Holmes The Ultimate Collection

Autor: Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN: 1365225526
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Arthur Conan Doyle's master criminologist Sherlock Holmes continues to delight readers around the world more than a century after he first appeared in print (in 1887's A Study in Scarlet). The digital age has only increased his popularity: amid the onslaught of contemporary crime fiction there is something reassuring about Sherlock Holmes. In the hardcover edition of 'Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection' you will find all four Sherlock Holmes novels: A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle. The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Wrong Box

Autor: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: VM eBooks
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Table of Contents CHAPTER I. In Which Morris Suspects CHAPTER II. In Which Morris takes Action CHAPTER III. The Lecturer at Large CHAPTER IV. The Magistrate in the Luggage Van CHAPTER V. Mr Gideon Forsyth and the Gigantic Box CHAPTER VI. The Tribulations of Morris: Part the First CHAPTER VII. In Which William Dent Pitman takes Legal Advice CHAPTER VIII. In Which Michael Finsbury Enjoys a Holiday CHAPTER IX. Glorious Conclusion of Michael Finsbury's Holiday CHAPTER X. Gideon Forsyth and the Broadwood Grand CHAPTER XI. The Maestro Jimson CHAPTER XII. Positively the Last Appearance of the Broadwood Grand CHAPTER XIII. The Tribulations of Morris: Part the Second CHAPTER XIV. William Bent Pitman Hears of Something to his Advantage CHAPTER XV. The Return of the Great Vance CHAPTER XVI. Final Adjustment of the Leather Business

The Early Fiction Of H G Wells

Autor: S. McLean
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230236634
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This book explores the relationship between H.G. Wells's scientific romances and the discourses of science in the 1890s and early years of the twentieth century. It investigates how Wells utilizes his early fiction to participate in a range of topical scientific disputes and, increasingly, as a means to instigate social reform.

Classics Reimagined Frankenstein

Autor: Mary Shelley
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
ISBN: 1631595806
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With detailed and evocative imagery, renowned artist David Plunkert takes readers on a dark journey into the greatest novel in the monster genre, Frankenstein. Celebrating the bicentennial anniversary of Mary Shelley's original 1818 version, Rockport Publisher's Classics Reimagined series presents this beautiful deluxe edition. The 256-page hardcover book features an 8 page vellum insert detailing the doctor's designs, and a stunning, full-bleed gatefold image of the monster. Finished with printed endpapers, this masterpiece volume is perfect for book lovers and art lovers alike. The suspense and horror of Dr. Frankenstein reanimating assembled body parts, the monster spying on an unknowing family, and the creature's revenge on his maker take on whole new meaning when accompanied by Plunkert's mystical, layered interpretations. The Classics Reimagined series is a library of stunning collector's editions of unabridged classic novels illustrated by contemporary artists from around the world. Each artist offers his or her own unique, visual interpretation of the most well-loved, widely read, and avidly collected literature from renowned authors.

Science Fiction Quotations

Autor: Gary Westfahl
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300127642
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In this unprecedented collection of science fiction and fantasy quotations, the reader revisits the stunning moment when Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein monster first comes to life; witnesses the transformation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll into Mr. Hyde; is present when Bruce Wayne resolves to become Batman; and overhears the cosmic conclusions of The Incredible Shrinking Man. Drawing upon two centuries of the vast and provocative literature of science fiction and fantasy, this comprehensive book presents more than 2,900 quotations from wide-ranging sources, including science fiction and fantasy stories, novels, films, and television programs. The quotations are organized by topic—alien worlds; darkness and light; robots, androids, and cyborgs; machines and technology; weapons; and more than one hundred others. The reader will encounter the wit and wisdom of renowned authors (H. G. Wells, Ray Bradbury, J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin) along with definitive versions of such important statements as Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics and Star Trek’s Prime Directive. With its thorough index, this book is both an invaluable resource for the writer or scholar and an irresistible page-turner for the curious browser.

Proserpine And Midas

Autor: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: Youcanprint
ISBN: 8827812024
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The Hours have oped the palace of the dawn And through the Eastern gates of Heaven, Aurora Comes charioted on light, her wind-swift steeds, Winged with roseate clouds, strain up the steep She loosely holds the reins, her golden hair, Its strings outspread by the sweet orning breeze[,] Blinds the pale stars. Our rural tasks begin; The young lambs bleat pent up within the fold, The herds low in their stalls, & the blithe cock Halloos most loudly to his distant mates. But who are these we see? these are not men, Divine of form & sple[n]didly rrayed, They sit in solemn conclave. Is that Pan, Our Country God, surrounded by his Fauns? And who is he whose crown of gold & harp Are attributes of high Apollo?

Icons Of Horror And The Supernatural

Autor: S. T. Joshi
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313337826
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Offers entries on 24 of the significant archetypes of horror and the supernatural, from the classical epics of Homer to the novels of Stephen King.


Autor: Bram Stoker
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307771598
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Since its publication in 1897, Dracula has enthralled generation after generation of readers with the same spellbinding power with which Count Dracula enthralls his victims. Though Bram Stoker did not invent vampires, and in fact based his character’s life-in-death on extensive research in European folklore, his novel elevated the nocturnal creature to iconic stature, spawning a genre of stories and movies that flourishes to this day. But a century of imitations has done nothing to diminish the power of Stoker’s tale. As his chilling, suave monster stalks his prey from a crumbling castle in the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania to an insane asylum in England to the bedrooms of his swooning female victims, the drama is infused with a more and more exquisite measure of sensuality and suspense. Dracula is a classic of Gothic horror, an undying wellspring of modern mythology, and an irresistible entertainment. From the Hardcover edition.