Welcome to the book series 7 best short stories - specials, a selection of works dedicated to a special subject featuring noteworthy authors. This edition is dedicated to Ghost storiesThese texts were chosen based on their importance, renown and relevancy on the subject.The critic Augst Nemo selected seven tales with tormented souls that will make you shiver:- An Authentic Narrative of a Haunted House by Sheridan Le Fanu- The Old Nurse's Story by Elizabeth Gaskell- A Warning to the Curious by M. R. James- Nightmare-Touch by Lafcadio Hearn- The Furnished Room by O. Henry- The Phantom Rickshaw by Rudyard Kipling.- The Open Window by SakiBonus content, the essay "Supernatual Horror in Literature" written by the visionary weird fiction author H. P. Lovecraft.
Sheridan Le Fanu (28 August 1814 – 7 February 1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales, mystery novels, and horror fiction. He was a leading ghost story writer of the nineteenth century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era.
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (née Stevenson; 29 September 1810 – 12 November 1865), often referred to as Mrs Gaskell, was an English novelist, biographer and short story writer.
Montague Rhodes James (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who published under the name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge, and of Eton College.
Koizumi Yakumo (27 June 1850 – 26 September 1904), born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn , was a writer of Greek-Irish descent, born in Greece, who in his forties found a literal and spiritual home in Japan. His writings offered unprecedented insight into Japanese culture, especially his collections of legends and ghost stories.
William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), better known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired much of his work.
Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 14 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture.
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Editora : Tacet Books; 1ª edição - 2021
Idioma : Inglês
Capa comum : 221 páginas
ISBN : 9786589575214
Dimensões : 14x21cm