The Gateway of the Monster Carnacki The Ghost-Finder

“The Gateway of the Monster” is a story featuring Thomas Carnacki, a detective who investigates cases of an occult or supernatural nature. It is one of five tales of...

Essays

Jerome K. Jerome is of course known for the hilarious adventures of "Three Men in a Boat". He also wrote many short stories and essays that have all the wit, whimsy and wisdom of...

Holy Terrors Nine Stories

Arthur Machen (1863-1947) was a Welsh author known for his works of horror and the fantastic. He is recognized as an influence on modern writers of supernatural fiction....

The Red Hand

Arthur Machen (1863-1947) was a Welsh author known for his works of horror and the fantastic. He is acknowledged as an influence on modern writers of supernatural fiction. His...

The Hunting of the Snark and Phantasmagoria and Other Poems

The author of the famous Alice books also wrote many poems notably in the humorous and nonsense genres. "The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in Eight Fits)" published in 1876 and...

Body-Snatcher and Other Stories

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) is noted mainly for his novels Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Kidnapped, and for his verse, including A Child's Garden of Verses....

Naboth's Vineyard

E.F. Benson (1867-1940) is probably best known today for his sparkling, comic “Lucia”novels. In his own day it was his ghost stories which were his most popular works....

The Screaming Skull

The Screaming Skull is one of F. Marion Crawford's Uncanny Tales which was first published - posthumously - in London in 1911 and was issued two weeks later in America as...

The Moonlit Road and Other Stories

Ambrose Bierce's collection of short stories of the supernatural and macabre Can Such Things Be? was first published in 1893 and republished in a revised edition in 1910. This...

The Death of Halpin Frayser

Ambrose Bierce's collection of short stories of the supernatural and macabre Can Such Things Be? was first published in 1893 and republished in a revised edition in 1910. One of...

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