R. Chetwynd-Hayes


Born
in Isleworth, Middlesex, England, The United Kingdom
May 30, 1919

Died
March 20, 2001

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Ronald Henry Glynn Chetwynd-Hayes aka Angus Campbell.

Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes was an author, best known for his ghost stories. His first published work was the science fiction novel The Man From The Bomb in 1959. He went on to publish many collections and ten other novels including The Grange, The Haunted Grange, And Love Survived and The Curse of the Snake God. He also edited over 20 anthologies. Several of his short works were adapted into anthology style movies in the United Kingdom, including The Monster Club and From Beyond the Grave. Chetwynd-Hayes' book The Monster Club contains references to a film-maker called Vinke Rocnnor, an anagram of Kevin Connor, the director of From Beyond the Grave.

He won the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Ach
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The Monster Club

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Great Ghost Stories

3.71 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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The Other Side

3.59 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Cornish Tales Of Terror

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The Vampire Stories of R. C...

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Welsh Tales of Terror

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The Tenth Fontana Book of G...

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From Beyond the Grave and O...

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The Grange

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Tales to Freeze the Blood: ...

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“I mean to say, we all sprang from humble origins. Goodness gracious, who would have thought that a species of monkey would take over the kingdom of the world. … I cannot help but feel that the monkey was not a good choice. Surely one of the cat family would have been much more satisfactory. They have a much less emotional approach to life. ("The Shadmock")”
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“As I said earlier it is most surprising that the kingdom of then world should have come under the sway of a species of monkey, and there is reason to suppose that there were other claimants to the throne. ("The Shadmock")”
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