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Don't Open This Book!

by Marvin Kaye (Editor)

Other authors: Isaac Asimov (Contributor), John Gregory Betancourt (Contributor), Robert Bloch (Contributor), Carole Bugge (Contributor), A. M. Burrage (Contributor)34 more, Laura J. Catanzariti (Contributor), Arthur C. Clarke (Contributor), Aleister Crowley (Contributor), Ron Goulart (Contributor), Harry Harrison (Contributor), Nathaniel Hawthorne (Contributor), Zenna Henderson (Contributor), Edward D. Hoch (Contributor), J. Timothy Hunt (Contributor), Christine Jacobsen (Contributor), Marvin Kaye (Contributor), L. Jagi Lamplighter (Contributor), Tanith Lee (Contributor), Patrick Lobrutto (Contributor), H. P. Lovecraft (Contributor), David Madden (Contributor), WC Morrow (Contributor), Patricia Mullen (Contributor), Aline Myette-Volsky (Contributor), Jr. Nearing, H. (Contributor), Jean Paiva (Contributor), Jean Ray (Contributor), Roberta Rogow (Contributor), Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Contributor), Darrell Schweitzer (Contributor), Jay Sheckley (Contributor), Robert Sheckley (Contributor), Henry Slesar (Contributor), Jack Snow (Contributor), Kathleen C. Szaj (Contributor), Jack Vance (Contributor), Andrew Warren (Contributor), Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Contributor), Jane Yolen (Contributor)

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"39 tales of weird fantasy, taboo science and souls in torment".



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It's hard to rate a short story collection. Some of the stories were great. A few were horrible. Most were just okay (you can look at my updates to see which stories I thought were which). The final story, by Aleister Crowley was fantastic. ( )
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Introduction: A Word of Warning
The Problem of the Country Mailbox - Edward D. Hoch
The Bargain - A.M. Burrage
The Sins of the Father - Carole Bugge
The Moving Finger Types - Henry Slesar
The Story of Obbok - Darrell Schweitzer
Revised Expectations - Kathleen C. Szaj
The Pandora Heart - Tanith Lee
Don't Open That Book! - Patricia Mullen
Genesis for Dummies - Patrick Lobrutto
Turn the Page - Zenna Henderson
Become So Shining That We Cease to Be - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
The Resurrection - Christine Jacobsen
The Confession of Brother Blaise - Jane Yolen
Never Again the Same - L. Jagi Lamplighter
The Temple - H.P. Lovecraft
The Green Thumb - John Gregory Betancourt
Famous First Words - Harry Harrison
The Super Alkaloid - Jack Snow
"I Am a Fine Musician.." - Roberta Rogow
Obituary - Isaac Asimov
One-Shot Beamish and His Wonderful Feminals - Jack Sheckley
Patent Pending - Arthur C. Clarke
The Monster-Maker - William C. Morrow
The Maladjusted Classroom - H. Nearing, Jr.
Black Bargain - Robert Bloch
The Devil in Manuscript - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Feeling Lucky - Laura J. Catanzariti
Mendoza - Andrew Warren
Satan's Home Page - Ron Goulart
Professor Lubermayer's Final Lecture - Marvin Kaye
Cinnabar - Jean Paiva
Message from Hell - Robert Sheckley
A Child of Earth and Hell - Jessica Amanda Salmonson
The Master's Thesis - David Madden
DP! - Jack Vance
Repeating Echo - J. Timothy Hunt
The Shadowy Street - Jean Ray
The Bear Garden - Aline Myette-Volsky
The Testament of Magdalen Blair - Aleister Crowley
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