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Imbued with a sense of light-hearted cynicism, literary crictic Jules Janin (1804-1874) penned a vast number of eccentric and sometimes improvised fantastic and horror stories, now mostly forgotten. This first-ever American collection gathers a sampler of his unusual talent, as exemplified by the eponymous tale about a dead man kept alive by magnetism, published several mo ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published December 31st 2013 by Hollywood Comics
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Jules Janin (1804-1874) - French author and critic. To say Janin put his own decidedly individual stamp on the short fiction he penned would be understatement. He absolutely refused to follow any established format or write the type of fiction fashionable in his day. In a word, Janin desired to be as different from others writers as humanly possible. Brian Stapleford’s informative twelve page introduction provides the historical, cultural and literary context to appreciate Janin and his place in
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