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Strange Tales from "The Strand" By Edited by Jack Adrian

Strange Tales from "The Strand"
by Edited by Jack Adrian

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A collection of 29 tales of the weird and uncanny, of natural disasters and horrifying monsters, first published in the "Strand" magazine, which was founded in 1891. The authors include Graham Greene, Conan Doyle, D.H.Lawrence, Edgar Wallace, H.G.Wells, Sapper, and E.Nesbit.
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Strange Tales from "The Strand" by Edited by Jack Adrian

Containing 29 stories all originally published in the "Strand", this collection provides a rich mix of horror and the supernatural for all lovers of the macabre. In addition to ghost stories, there are tales of unnatural disasters, of horrifying monsters, of madness and revenge, and even comic fantasies. As well as chilling contributions from Graham Greene, Conan Doyle, H.G.Wells, Villiers de l'Isle Adam, and Sapper, there are unsettling stories from the more unlikely pens of Beverley Nichols, D.H.Lawrence, and children's writer E.Nesbit.

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About Edited by Jack Adrian



About the Editor Jack Adrian is the author of several thrillers as well as war and science fiction novels. An authority on this century's popular and genre fiction, he has compiled a number of anthologies and single-author collections, and has edited E.F. Benson, and Desirable Residences and Other Stories.

Table of Contents


"The Bell", Beverley Nichols; "Lord Beden's Motor", J.B.Harris-Burland; "The Tarn", Hugh Walpole; "Resurgam", R.Ramsey; "The Railway Carriage", F.Tennyson Jesse; "His Brother's Keeper", W.W.Jacobs; "Touch and Go", Sapper; "Waxworks", W.L.George; "White Spectre", B.L.Jacot; "Tickets, Please", D.H.Lawrence; "All But Empty", Graham Greene; "A Torture By Hope", Villiers de l'Isle-Adam; "A Horrible Fright", L.T.Meade; "The Case of Roger Carboyne", H.Greenhough Smith; "The Orchestra of Death", Ianthe Jerrold; "The Lizard", Cutliffe Hyne; "Inexplicable", L.G.Moberley; "The Prophetic Camera", Lance Sieveking; "Cavelanci's Curse", Henry A.Hering; "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper", H.G.Wells; "The Black Grippe", Edgar Wallace; "The Fog", Morley Roberts; "The Thames Valley Catastrophe", Grant Allen; "A Sense of the Future", Martin Swayne; "The Silver Mirror", A.Conan Doyle; "The Haunted House", E.Nesbit; "How It Happened", A.Canon Doyle; "The Power of Darkness", E.Nesbit; "The Horror of the Heights", A.Cannon Doyle.

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GOR001061315
Strange Tales from "The Strand" by Edited by Jack Adrian
Edited by Jack Adrian
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press
1991-10-31
398
019212305X
9780192123053
N/A
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