Selection of horror tales, with preface and tale introductions via the editor. comprises: The satan of the Picuris (1921) via Edwin L. Sabin; The problem from past (Part 1 of five) (1935) through C. L. Moore; The problem from past (Part 2 of five) (1935) by way of A. Merritt; The problem from past (Part three of five) (1935) by way of H. P. Lovecraft; The problem from past (Part four of five) (1935) by way of Robert E. Howard; The problem from past (Part five of five) (1935) via Frank Belknap lengthy; The Flying Lion (1919) by way of Edison Marshall; Grettir at Thorhall-stead (1903) through Frank Norris; Werewoman [Northwest Smith] (1938) through C. L. Moore; Unseen - Unfeared (1919) by means of Francis Stevens; From Hand to Mouth (1858) via Fitz-James O'Brien; physique and Soul [Jules de Grandin] (1928) via Seabury Quinn; The Pendulum (1939) via Ray Bradbury; Pendulum (1941) by way of Ray Bradbury and Henry Hasse; The Pool of the Stone God (1923) by way of A. Merritt [as via W. Fenimore ].
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