Classic Tales of Horror

The Turn of the Screw

By Henry James

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A governess battles to save the souls of her young charges from two evil spirits.
 

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

By Robert Louis Stevenson

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Dr. Jekyll breaks the first rule of science: never experiment on yourself.
 

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The Mammoth Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories

By Peter Haining, editor

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This collection contains a selection of ghost stories written from the turn of the century up to 1998.
 

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

By Washington Irving

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On a late-night trip home, schoolmaster Ichabod Crane meets the headless horseman.

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The Island of Dr. Moreau

By H.G. Wells

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A shipwrecked Englishman discovers that mad scientist Dr. Moreau is trying to alter animals to make them human. Available in book, audio and video format.
 

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The Haunting of Hill House

By Shirley Jackson

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A paranormal researcher, seeking evidence of a haunting, brings three people to the mysterious Hill house where they experience strange phenomena.
 

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The Ghost Stories of M. R. James

By M.R. James

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This edition contains a collection of ghost stories written by the early twentieth century scholar and author.
 

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The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

By Edgar Allan Poe

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"Once upon a midnight dreary..." Enter the world of premature burials, tell-tale hearts and the conqueror worm if you dare.
 

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The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce

By Ambrose Bierce

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Bierce wrote many horror tales in his career. Look for them here under “Can Such Things Be?”.
 

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Tales of H.P. Lovecraft: Major Works

By H.P. Lovecraft

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Joyce Carol Oates selects and introduces ten of Lovecraft’s most famous short stories.

 

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