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Short Story Sunday: Hallowe’en Special

Here are a selection of spooky short stories recommended by your good selves and one that I quite like. Hope you enjoy them and remember, don’t have nightmares… *Vincent Price laugh*

sleepy hollow

‘The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow’

by Washington Irving

raven

‘The Raven’

by Edgar Allan Poe

haunted house

‘The Haunted House’

by Charles Dickens

The Bodysnatcher

‘The Body Snatcher’

by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Tell Tale Heart

‘The Tell Tale Heart’

by Edgar Allan Poe

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4 comments on “Short Story Sunday: Hallowe’en Special

  1. Further recommendations:

    ‘The Rats In The Wall’ by HP Lovecraft: http://j.mp/Qd3Tq

    ‘The Mezzotint’ by M.R. James: http://j.mp/tvTp8

    ‘Happy’ reading…

  2. Some more of M R James’s stories available here:

    http://www.fadl12200.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/mrjframes.html

    “Casting of the Runes” particularly scary!

    Sheridan Le Fanu’s “In a glass darkly” collection of tales Gothic horror:

    http://gaslight.mtroyal.ca/lfanumen.htm

  3. Some more M R James short stories here:

    http://www.fadl12200.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/mrjframes.html

    “Casting of the Runes” is particularly infamous.

    “In a Glass Darkly” a collection of five short stories of Gothic horror by Sheridan Le Fanu:

    http://gaslight.mtroyal.ca/lfanumen.htm

  4. Something not right here. Forgive the multiple posts!

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