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The Captain of the "Pole Star": Weird And Imaginative Fiction

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Contents:
The haunted grange of Goresthorpe
The American's tale
The captain of the 'Pole-Star'
The winning shot
The silver hatchet
Selecting a ghost
J. Habakuk Jephson's statement
The blood-stone tragedy
John Barrington Cowles
The Great Keinplatz experiment
Cyprian Overbeck Wells
The ring of Thoth
A pastoral horror
The speckled band
'De Profundis'
Lot No. 249
The Los Amigo
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Hardcover, 460 pages
Published 2004 by Ash-Tree Press
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Old school horror done right. It was creepy but not really scary, basically a ghost story.
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