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ISBN-10: 1434448282

ISBN-13: 9781434448286

Editor Duane Parsons has assembled a treasure-trove of infrequent macabre tales for fans of vintage delusion and horror. From ghosts of brain and spirit to unique paranormal stories, every one tale during this quantity hasn't ever prior to seemed in an anthology.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of book anthologies has proved to be considered one of our most well liked endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally provide them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we retain getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place in particular credited) are a bunch attempt. each person at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and lots of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

Contents:
• “The Silent Man,” by way of Henry Fothergill Chorley
• “The unusual Ormonds,” via Leitch Ritchie
• “The Mysterious marriage ceremony: A Danish Story,” by way of Heinrich Steffans
• “The Burial by way of Fire,” by way of Louisa Medina Hamblin
• “The Vampyre,” through Elizabeth Ellet
• “The Sleepless Woman,” via William Jerdan
• “A Peep at Death,” through Peter Von Geist
• “Killcrop the Changeling,” through Richard Thompson
• “Carl Bluven and the unusual Mariner,” through Henry David Inglis
• “The Prediction,” by way of George Henry Borrow
• “The tale of the incomplete Picture,” by way of Charles Hooten
• “Eule: The Emperor’s Dwarf,” by means of John Rutter Chorley
• “The eco-friendly Huntsman,” by way of Joseph Holt Ingraham
• “A Revelation of a prior Life,” through Nathaniel Parker Willis
• “Moods of the brain: The outdated Portrait,” by means of Emma Embury
• “A evening at the Enchanted Mountain,” by way of Charles Fenno Hoffman
• “The dwelling Apparition,” by means of G.P.R. James
• “The 3 Souls,” via Alexander Chatrian And Emile Erckmann
• “The loss of life Watch,” by way of Luise Muhlback
• “An night of Lucy Ashton’s,” by way of Letitia Elizabeth Landon
• “The Haunted Homestead,” by means of Henry William Herbert
• “The Withered Man,” through William Leete Stone
• “La Malroche,” via Louisa Stuart Costello
• “The 3 Visits,” via Auguste Vitu
• “Lieutenant Castenac,” through Erckman-Chatrian
• “Torture by means of Hope,” through Villiers de L’isle-Adam
• “The Black Cupid,” via Lafcadio Hearn
• “The package deal of Letters,” via Moritz Jokai
• “Nissa,” by means of Albert Delpit
• “The Dream,” by means of John Galt

Published in paperback as The Silent evening: misplaced stories from the Golden Age of Macabre.

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