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Tales of the Mysterious and Macabre

4.03  ·  Rating Details ·  58 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published 1968 by Spring Books (first published June 1962)
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Kevin Lucia
Nov 04, 2015 Kevin Lucia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really enjoyed this. Wide variety of ghost stories, odd tales and some cosmic horror not reliant on Lovecraft's mythos. Proved for smooth, engaging reading. Will definitely hunt up his other collection, Tales of the Uncanny and the Supernatural.
John Barker
Aug 06, 2011 John Barker rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this anthology when I was about 13 - and fell in morbid love with many of the stories. This is I think the first horror collection I ever read.
Heather
May 02, 2011 Heather rated it really liked it
Shelves: short-stories, horror
I remember this being a vivid and well-written collection of short stories. Some beautiful imagery, and truly weird stuff.
Kim
Nov 19, 2009 Kim rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing...!!!!!
Christopher Riley
Oct 18, 2012 Christopher Riley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really solid collection of imaginative short stories. The Olive is a beautiful, little tale and my personal favourite from this book.
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Blackwood was born in Shooter's Hill (today part of south-east London, but then part of northwest Kent) and educated at Wellington College. His father was a Post Office administrator who, according to Peter Penzoldt, "though not devoid of genuine good-heartedness, had appallingly narrow religious ideas".Blackwood had a varied career, farming in Canada, operating a hotel, as a newspaper reporter in ...more
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