Classic Horror Stories


Título: Classic Horror Stories
Autor: Mary Shelley [et. al.]
Edição: Runing Press
Colecção | Nº:
Ano: 2001
Páginas: 1045
Encadernação: Dura
Capa: Bill Jones
ISBN: 0-7624-1116-3
Obs.: Em Inglês.
Índice: Frankenstein – Mary Shelley | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson | Dracula – Bram Stoker | The Island of Dr. Moreau – H. G. Wells | The Body Snatcher – Robert Louis Stevenson | Markheim – Robert Louis Stevenson | The Fall of the House of Usher – Edgar Allan Poe | The Murders in the Rue Morgue – Edgar Allan Poe | The Mask of the Red Death – Edgar Allan Poe | The Pit and the Pendulum – Edgar Allan Poe | The Gold-Bag – Edgar Allan Poe | The Cask of Amontillado – Edgar Allan Poe



Welcome to the macabre worlds and dark genius of Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, H. G. Wells, and other masters of classic horror. What happens when man attempts to control nature? What are the consequences of trying to suppress the human psyche? Find out in this blood-curdling collection of classic horror stories. Greedy vampires (Dracula), the dark conflict of good versus evil in the average man (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), and man made miscreants (Frankenstein) are stealing away between the covers of this volume. This compilation of literature’s most frightening monsters and madmen will spook even the staunchest of readers! These writers have stirred the imagination of readers for generations and captivated audiences with their creative and powerful storytelling. These tales and stories will continue to bring hours of edge-of-your-seat enjoyment to the young and old alike as they discover the terrifying results of Dr. Moreau’s experiments and the chilling possibilities of a man haunted by his own thoughts in “Markheim”! “The Library of Classic Horror Stories” is an essential volume for any horror collection and the perfect gift for the inquisitive, young reader.


Mary Shelley (nascida Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, conhecida como Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) foi uma romancista britânica, contista, dramaturga, ensaísta, biógrafa, escritora de viagens e editora das obras do seu marido, o poeta romântico e filósofo Percy Bysshe Shelley. Era filha do filósofo político William Godwin e da escritora, filósofa e feminista Mary Wollstonecraft.