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100 Creepy Little Creature Stories

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Very few things are more frightening than unearthly creatures conceived by the masterminds of supernatural fiction. This collection of the macabre includes stories from F. Murray Gilchrist, Edgar Allan Poe, E.F. Benson, others.
Hardcover, 608 pages
Published December 15th 1994 by Barnes Noble Books (first published 1994)
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Gaabriel  Becket
Feb 04, 2009 Gaabriel Becket rated it really liked it
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There were some pearls in this collection, there was some poop in this collection but it was all worth everything to me to read H.P. Lovecraft's, "The Unnameable." WOW, hadn't even heard of that story - it's Lovecraft arguing with his own detractors, maybe himself, great to read. Many of the stories read like slush pile rejects someone gathered up and noticed there was enough to throw out an anthology, some of them are old and charming in what was thought to be horror then or how "horrible" it w ...more
Eric
Dec 10, 2008 Eric rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It seems like I've been reading this book forever. I actually started it before Halloween and finally finished it. It's basically a comprehensive presentation of 20th century horror fiction. Classic authors like Lovecraft, Derleth, Cave, MR James and EF Benson are all represented, along with more modern authors like Stephen Rainey and Steve Rasnic Tem and William F. Nolan.

Most of the tales are excellent, of course, well-written and creepy. It is a chore to get through it, but well worth the eff
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Ramoths Own
May 20, 2012 Ramoths Own rated it liked it
I liked this book for the old stories that it contained. I love the old fashioned language, the feeling of another time that they evoked and some genuinely creepy tales. since there are 100 I am not going to try and give a review of them, just to say that I found it enjoyable and am glad that I read it.
I Heart Dark  Arts
Sep 23, 2011 I Heart Dark Arts rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Out of all the horror authors I read H.P. Lovecraft is one author I can not finish, he stuff is so scary it's not even funny. I love this book tho!
Jabberjawocky
Aug 20, 2012 Jabberjawocky rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Above average animal/monster-themed anthology. Incredibly enjoyable title with many great tales.
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Martin Harry Greenberg was an American academic and speculative fiction anthologist. In all, he compiled 1,298 anthologies and commissioned over 8,200 original short stories. He founded Tekno Books, a packager of more than 2000 published books. In addition, he was a co-founder of the Sci-Fi Channel.
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