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My Favorite Horror Story (2007)

by Martin H. Greenberg (Editor), Mike Baker (Editor)

Other authors: Robert Aickman (Contributor), Ambrose Bierce (Contributor), Robert Bloch (Contributor), Ramsey Campbell (Contributor), Philip K. Dick (Contributor)8 more, Dennis Etchison (Contributor), Nathaniel Hawthorne (Contributor), M.R. James (Contributor), H.P. Lovecraft (Contributor), Arthur Machen (Contributor), Richard Matheson (Contributor), Edgar Allan Poe (Contributor), Edogawa Rampo (Contributor)

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Series: My Favorite anthologies

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While getting current authors to introduce classics that inspired/frightened them adds some interest, the sad truth is that most of these stories/authors are not my favorites.

I understand their importance to the horror genre, and I respect the influence they have had over some of the authors who are my favorites, but I just don't enjoy reading them. ( )
  Mrs_McGreevy | Nov 17, 2016 |
An entertaining look at horror writer's favorite horror stories. It was interesting to see who chose what. A lot of the old standbys were there as well as a few that I hadn't read before. ( )
  cal8769 | Dec 31, 2008 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Greenberg, Martin H.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baker, MikeEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Aickman, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bierce, AmbroseContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bloch, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Campbell, RamseyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dick, Philip K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Etchison, DennisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hawthorne, NathanielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
James, M.R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lovecraft, H.P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Machen, ArthurContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Matheson, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poe, Edgar AllanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rampo, EdogawaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Howe, JohnCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Contents:

Sweets to the Sweet - Robert Bloch, chosen by Stephen King
The Father-Thing - Philip K. Dick, chosen by Ed Gorman
The Distributor - Richard Matheson, chosen by F. Paul Wilson
A Warning to the Curious - M.R. James, chosen by Ramsey Campbell
Opening the Door - Arthur Machen, chosen by Peter Atkins
The Colour Out of Space - H.P. Lovecraft, chosen by Richard Laymon
The Inner Room - Robert Aickman, chosen by Peter Straub
Young Goodman Brown - Nathaniel Hawthorne, chosen by Rick Hautala
The Rats in the Walls - H.P. Lovecraft, chosen by Michael Slade
The Dog Park - Dennis Etchison, chosen by Richard Christian Matheson
The Animal Fair - Robert Bloch, chosen by Joe R. Lansdale
The Pattern - Ramsey Campbell, chosen by Poppy Z. Brite
The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe, chosen by Joyce Carol Oates
An Occurrence of Owl Creek Bridge - Ambrose Bierce, chosen by Dennis Etchison
The Human Chair - Edigawa Rampo, chosen by Harlan Ellison
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0886779146, Mass Market Paperback)

A veritable Who's Who of Horror, this wonderful new anthology features the biggest names in modern suspense-and the most terrifying tales ever told. Major authors like Stephen King, Peter Straub, and F. Paul Wilson were asked to choose and introduce the 15 classic stories that frightened and inspired them. The results, of course, are chilling.

Stories chosen and introduced by:

Stephen King
Peter Straub
F. Paul Wilson
Joyce Carol Oates
Dennis Etchison
Rick Hautala
Richard Christian Matheson
Harlan Ellison

Stories written by:

Robert Bloch
Richard Matheson
M.R. James
Nathaniel Hawthorne
H.P. Lovecraft
Edgar Allan Poe

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