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Some Things Fierce and Fatal.

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A selection of suspense stories by C.S. Forester, Ray Bradbury, Bret Harte, Edith Wharton, and other authors.
Hardcover, 246 pages
Published September 28th 1971 by Harpercollins (first published 1971)
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This was a book of short stories that was published in 1971. Some notable authors contributed to this collection: Ray Bradbury, HG Wells, Edith Wharton are some I recognized. I can’t say I liked all of the stories. Some I just didn’t enjoy, like The Coney Men by Lloyd Lewis which was supposedly a true story about the attempt to steal Lincolns casket/body. However, there were some really great ones in here like, The Nine to Five Man by Stanley Ellin and Eight Minutes to Kill by Julian Symons. Bra ...more
It's worth reading this compilation for the Edith Wharton short story alone (though the tale of the witch in the woods is quite good too).
Jul 18, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: suspense
Decent collection of short stories. I can't say they really scared me, though.
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