The Black Book of the Werewolf
by Marie de France , Sutherland Menzies , Eric Stenbock , Clemence Housman , Henry Beaugrand , Barry Pain , W.B. Yeats , Edward Lucas White , more…Algernon Blackwood , George MacDonald , Eugene Field , Bernard Capes , Frederick Marryat , Fyodor Sologub , Hugh Charles Clifford , J.D. Beresford , W.J. Wintle , David Garnett , A. Merritt , Sabine Baring-Gould , Mrs Greene , Mrs. Richard S. Greenough , Guy de Maupassant , Gilbert Campbell , Rudyard Kipling , Ambrose Bierce …less
This huge collection of 32 gruesome and brilliant werewolf short stories and novellas (over 500 printed pages) represent some of the best of the 19th and early 20th century, when the werewolf was at its full height of terror. The Werewolf's bestial ferocity, superhuman strength, sadistic cruelty, and ravenous hunger make him the very epitome of supernatural terror.
(first published January 23rd 2010)
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Marie de France ("Mary of France") was a poet evidently born in France and living in England during the late 12th century. Virtually nothing is known of her early life, though she wrote a form of continental French[citation needed:] that was copied by Anglo-Norman scribes. Therefore, most of the manuscripts of her work bear Anglo-Norman traits. She also translated some Latin literature and produce...moreMore about Marie de France...