THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS by William Fryer Harvey

THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

With an introduction and edited by Maurice Richardson, this collects, from three earlier volumes, twenty of the late Dr. Harvey's excursions into the field of literary terror, humor, and unknown fears. Never a professional writer, Harvey keeps his stories quiet, even within the bounds of possibility, as he provides a large stable of nightmares. From the whimsical to the sardonic, from the clinical to the disruption of rational worlds, these urbane tales provide a variety of atmosphere, horripilation and pleasurable frisson. Not in scariest gooseflesh tradition, but decidedly smooth, and in its field, sometimes a fresh approach to this type of story.

Pub Date: Feb. 14th, 1947
Publisher: Dutton