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Good cream of the crop of eerie tale-telling, which presents a smartly unhackneyed collection, keyed especially to styles and good writing. Oliver Onions, The koning Fair One, Montague Rhodes James, The Mezzotint; Hugh Walpole, Tarnhelm; Algernon Blackwood, The Willows, W. F. Harvey, August Heat; Rudyard Kipling, The Mark Of The Beast, D. K. Droster, Couching At the Door; Sheridan le Fanu, The Familiar; F. Marion Crawford, The Upper Berth, Edgar Allen Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart; Charlotte Parkins Gilman, The Yellow Wall Paper; Edith Wharton, Afterward; Alexander Woollcott, Full Fathom Five, Louis Adamic, The Millvair Apparition (a true ghost story); Henry James, The Turn of the Screw....Top notch choices of sustained suspense.

Pub Date: April 6th, 1942
Publisher: Henry Holt