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The Best Ghost Stories
by Charles Fowkes , Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Edgar Allan Poe, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Guy de Maupassant, M.R. James, O. Henry, W.W. Jacobs , more…Arthur Machen, Robert S. Hichens, Edward Lucas White, E.F. Benson, Algernon Blackwood, Saki, Walter de la Mare, Oliver Onions, E.M. Forster, Karen Blixen, H.P. Lovecraft, Robert Graves, John Collier, William Sansom …less
In the selection of these tales, the widest possible interpretation has been given to the term "ghost story". It would have been disastrous if a magnificent vampire story like Carmilla, or tales dealing with ghouls (Pickman's model), a werewolf (Gabriel-Ernest) and Black Magic (Casting the runes), had been excluded for the sake of adhering to a category which is at best im ...more
Hardcover, 748 pages
Published June 1977 by Hamlyn
(first published 1977)
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