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Ray Russell


Born
in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
September 04, 1924

Died
March 15, 1999

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Ray Russell was an American editor and writer of short stories, novels, and screenplays. Russell is best known for his horror fiction, although he also wrote mystery and science fiction stories.

His most famous short fiction is "Sardonicus", which appeared in the January 1961 issue of Playboy magazine, and was subsequently adapted by Russell into a screenplay for William Castle's film version, titled Mr. Sardonicus. American writer Stephen King called "Sardonicus" "perhaps the finest example of the modern gothic ever written"."Sardonicus" was part of a trio of stories with "Sanguinarius" and "Sagittarius".

see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Russell and http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-ent...
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The Case Against Satan

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3.68 avg rating — 1,662 ratings — published 1962 — 18 editions
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Haunted Castles

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4.01 avg rating — 1,472 ratings — published 1985 — 11 editions
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Incubus

3.45 avg rating — 189 ratings — published 1976 — 8 editions
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Sardonicus and Other Stories

4.08 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1955 — 2 editions
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The Playboy Book of Horror ...

3.70 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1967 — 2 editions
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Sagittarius

3.66 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1971 — 2 editions
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Unholy Trinity

4.22 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1967 — 4 editions
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Princess Pamela (Summerfiel...

3.85 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1979
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Sanguinarius

3.64 avg rating — 14 ratings
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Prince of Darkness

3.62 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1971 — 2 editions
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“Beelzebub is the name of Lucifer’s lieutenant. The name Beelzebub, in Hebrew, means Lord of the Flies.”
Ray Russell, The Case Against Satan

“To paraphrase the late Christopher Hitchens, religion was mankind’s first and therefore worst tool for understanding the world. Yet for all that,”
Ray Russell, The Case Against Satan

“If a man can be corrupted by a few books, I doubt if there was anything there to begin with.”
Ray Russell, The Case Against Satan

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