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book image The Haunted Looking Glass
Haunted Looking Glass
Edward Gorey
Gorey
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The Haunted Looking Glass is the late Edward Gorey's selection of his favorite tales of ghosts, ghouls, and grisly goings-on.

book image Randall Jarrell's Book of Stories
Randall Jarrell's Book of Stories
Randall Jarrell
Jarrell
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This wonderful anthology, with its celebrated introductory essay, enlarges and deepens our perception of the storyteller's art and its central place in the world of our feelings.

book image Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird
Shadows of Carcosa
D. Thin
Lovecraft, H.P.
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This collection features some of the greatest masters of extreme terror, among them Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, Bram Stoker, and Henry James, and includes such classic works as Arthur Machen's "The White People," Algernon Blackwood's "The Willows," and of course Lovecraft's own weird and hideous "The Colour Out of Space."

book image You'll Enjoy It When You Get There: The Stories of Elizabeth Taylor
Stories
Elizabeth Taylor
Taylor
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An original selection of stories, many of which were first published in the New Yorker. “There is a deceptive smoothness in her tone … as in that of Evelyn Waugh … for in the work of both writers the funny and the appalling lie side by side in close amity.”—Kingsley Amis
Contributors: Margaret Drabble

book image Striking Terror : America's New War
Striking Terror
Barbara Epstein, Robert B. Silvers
Silvers
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A collection of pieces by some of The New York Review of Books most distinguished writers on America's new war against terror.

book image Unknown Masterpieces: Writers Rediscover Literature's Hidden Classics
Unknown
Edwin Frank
Frank
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In this original collection, several of today's finest writers introduce little-known treasures of literature that they count among their favorite books.

book image The Unrest-Cure and Other Stories
Unrest-Cure and Other Stories
Saki
Saki
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“Weird, but in a good way” is how The Guardian describes Saki’s fantastical stories, set in Edwardian drawing rooms and garden parties. The same words might be used to describe the illustrations Edward Gorey drew for this selection of Saki’s work, originally commissioned by a Swiss publisher, and never before widely available in an English-language edition.
Contributors: Edward Gorey

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