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The 13 best horror stories of all time

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Published by Warner Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror tales, American,
  • Horror tales, English

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThirteen best horror stories of all time
    Statementedited by Leslie Pockell.
    ContributionsPockell, Leslie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.H6 A13 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 388 p. ;
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3557504M
    ISBN 10044667950X
    LC Control Number2002016843

    The 13 best horror stories of all time. [Leslie Pockell;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Pockell. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Load up on books by the best horror writers of all time. Horror is one of those genres that's exceedingly difficult to be good at writing. There's a reason why so many horror stories come off as dull, hackneyed, or just too unrealistic—and why the worst horror movies always are laughably bad.

    Book Title: 13 Horror Stories Author: John McDonnell Kindle Edition ASIN: bJF4MDI Reviewed by Michele Tater for The Couch Tater Review Horror is beyond the reach of psychology.~ Theodor Adorno The stories in this fun read are short but are not, of course, sweet for they are horror stories after all. Although most of the tales are not what you would call overly “horrorly” horror stories 4/5.   This is probably one of the most reprinted horror stories of all time, and for good reason. Go insane with its tortured narrator and read it here. “The Night Wire” by H. F. Arnold () Not a lot is known about H. F. Arnold except for the fact that he wrote what is considered one of the most famous stories ever to be published in Weird.

      If you agree, you'll want to add all of the best horror novels from our reading list to your library. From classic Stephen King must-reads to under-the-radar discoveries, horrifying true crime reports, psychological thrillers, supernatural spooks, and everything in between, you won't be able to put these horror novels down. Here are Screen Rant’s 13 Best Horror Anthology Movies Of All Time. 13 V/H/S. After Paranormal Activity, the dust settled, and horror filmmakers realized once more the untapped potential of the found-footage genre. The stories are book-ended by freeze-frames that turn the stills into comic book pages. This touch.


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