Horror: Another 100 Best Books

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Horror: Another 100 Best Books features one hundred of the top names in the horror field discussing one hundred of the most spine-chilling novels ever written. Each entry includes a synopsis of show more the work as well as publication history, biographical information about the author of each title, and recommended reading and biographical notes on the contributor. Description provided by Bowker. show less
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The Revenger's Tragedy (1606) by Thomas Middleton
1
The Queen of Spades (1834) by Alexander Pushkin
2
A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens
3
Jane Eyre (1847) by Charlotte Brontë
4
The Manuscript Found in Saragossa (1813) by Jan Potocki
5
New Grub Street (1891) by George Gissing
6
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) by Oscar Wilde
7
The War of the Worlds (1898) by H. G. Wells
8
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902) by Arthur Conan Doyle
9
The Boats of the "Glen Carrig" (1907) by William Hope Hodgson
10
The Phantom of the Opera (1910) by Gaston Leroux
11
Fantômas (1911) by Marcel Allain
12
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (1941) by H. P. Lovecraft
13
They Return at Evening (1995) by H. Russell Wakefield
14
Creep, Shadow! (1972) by Abraham Merritt
15
The Trail Of Fu Manchu (1934) by Sax Rohmer
16
The Devil Rides Out (1934) by Dennis Wheatley
17
The Haunted Omnibus (1996) by Alexander Laing
18
The Edge of Running Water (1980) by William Sloane
19
The Stranger (1942) by Albert Camus
20
Sleep No More (1944) by August Derleth
21
Lost Worlds, Volume 1: Zothique, Averoigne and Others (1944) by Clark Ashton Smith
22
Jumbee and Other Uncanny Tales (1944) by Henry S. Whitehead
23
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural (1944) by Herbert A. Wise
24
The Opener of the Way (1945) by Robert Bloch
25
Gormenghast (1950) by Mervyn Peake
26
Carnacki: The Ghost Finder (1947) by William Hope Hodgson
27
Darker Than You Think (1940) by Jack Williamson
28
Tales of Horror and the Supernatural (1948) by Arthur Machen
29
1984 (1949) by George Orwell
30
House of Flesh (1950) by Bruno Fischer
31
Fancies and Goodnights (1951) by John Collier
32
The Killer Inside Me (1952) by Jim Thompson
33
The Third Ghost Book (1955) by Cynthia Asquith
34
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1955) by Jack Finney
35
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1955) by Patricia Highsmith
36
The hunger and other stories (1958) by Charles Beaumont
37
Blind Owl (1937) by Ṣādiq Hidāyat
38
The Midwich Cuckoos (1957) by John Wyndham
39
A Scent of New-Mown Hay (1958) by John Blackburn
40
A Stir of Echoes (1958) by Richard Matheson
41
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen (1960) by Alan Garner
42
Tales of Terror by Charles Higham
43
Some of Your Blood (1961) by Theodore Sturgeon
44
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (1962) by Shirley Jackson
45
The Case Against Satan (1962) by Ray Russell
46
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962) by Ray Bradbury
47
The Collector (1963) by John Fowles
48
Who Fears the Devil? {unspecified} (1963) by Manly Wade Wellman
49
A Wrinkle in the Skin (1965) by John Christopher
50
Rosemary's Baby (1967) by Ira Levin
51
The Playboy Book of Horror and the Supernatural (1968) by Playboy
52
Pages From Cold Point (1968) by Paul Bowles
53
Outer Dark (1968) by Cormac McCarthy
54
The Book of Skulls (1971) by Robert Silverberg
55
Harvest Home (1973) by Thomas Tryon
56
The Night Stalker (1973) by Jeff Rice
57
Blood Sport (1974) by Robert F. Jones
58
Nightshade (1975) by Derek Marlowe
59
Peace (1975) by Gene Wolfe
60
Year of the Sex Olympics: Three Television Plays (1976) by Nigel Kneale
61
Our Lady of Darkness (1977) by Fritz Leiber
62
The Cement Garden (1978) by Ian McEwan
63
Darkness Weaves (1970) by Karl Edward Wagner
64
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (1979) by Angela Carter
65
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Applause Musical Library) (1979) by Stephen Sondheim
66
The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen (1981) by Elizabeth Bowen
67
Dark Forces (1980) by Kirby McCauley
68
Tales from the Nightside (1981) by Charles L. Grant
69
They Thirst (1981) by Robert R. McCammon
70
The Face That Must Die (1979) by Ramsey Campbell
71
The Woman in Black (1983) by Susan Hill
72
Pet Sematary (1983) by Stephen King
73
Books of Blood 1-3 (1984) by Clive Barker
74
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (1985) by Patrick Süskind
75
Finishing Touches (1986) by Thomas Tessier
76
Strange Toys (1987) by Patricia Geary
77
The Dark Descent (1987) by David G. Hartwell
78
Misery (1987) by Stephen King
79
The Silence of the Lambs (1991) by Thomas Harris
80
Prime Evil: New Stories by the Masters of Modern Horror (1988) by Douglas E. Winter
81
By Bizarre Hands (1989) by Joe R. Lansdale
82
The Grotesque (1989) by Patrick McGrath
83
Carrion Comfort (1989) by Dan Simmons
84
From Hell (1989) by Alan Moore
85
American Psycho (1991) by Bret Easton Ellis
86
Lost Souls (1992) by Poppy Z. Brite
87
The Course of the Heart (1992) by M. John Harrison
88
Flicker (1991) by Theodore Roszak
89
X, Y (1993) by Michael Blumlein
90
Skin (1993) by Kathe Koja
91
Throat Sprockets (Cutting Edge) (1994) by Tim Lucas
92
The Off Season (1995) by Jack Cady
93
The Nightmare Factory (1996) by Thomas Ligotti
94
A Sight for Sore Eyes (2000) by Ruth Rendell
95
Reprisal (1999) by Mitchell Smith
96
A Haunting Beauty: Stories of the Macabre (2000) by Charles Birkin
97
House of Leaves (2000) by Mark Z. Danielewski
98
Feesters in the Lake & Other Stories (2002) by Bob Leman
99
More Tomorrow & Other Stories (2003) by Michael Marshall Smith
100

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Horror: Another 100 Best Books features one hundred of the top names in the horror field discussing one hundred of the most spine-chilling novels ever written. Each entry includes a synopsis of the work as well as publication history, biographical information about the author of each title, and recommended reading and biographical notes on the contributor. Description provided by Bowker.

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