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Something Wicked: 560+ Horror Classics, Macabre Tales & Supernatural Mysteries

The Call of Cthulhu, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde…

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Something Wicked: 560+ Horror Classics, Macabre Tales & Supernatural Mysteries stands as a monumental anthology that maps the evolution of horror and supernatural fiction from its nascent stages to its more refined contemporary forms. Capturing an eclectic mix of styles and narrative voices, this collection underscores the genre's capacity to probe into the darkest corners of human experience and imagination. The anthology showcases a diversity in storytelling, ranging from Gothic tales of the supernatural, psychological thrillers, to cosmic horrors, presenting readers with seminal works that have shaped the genre. The inclusion of renowned pieces by iconic figures allows for a comprehensive overview of the genres thematic preoccupations and stylistic variations, making it an indispensable resource for both aficionados and newcomers to horror literature. The illustrious roster of authors featured within this anthology, including literary giants such as Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, and Mary Shelley, among others, brings together a rich tapestry of cultural and historical contexts. These authors, hailing from diverse backgrounds, have contributed significantly to literary movements such as Romanticism, Victorian Gothic, and the early modernist waves, thereby enriching the anthology with a breadth of perspectives on existential themes of fear, morality, and the supernatural. Their collective work emphasizes the anthologys alignment with significant literary and cultural movements, offering a deeper understanding of the genres evolution and its reflection of societal anxieties and fascinations. Something Wicked invites readers on an unparalleled journey through the annals of horror literature, offering a unique opportunity to indulge in over five hundred tales of terror, mystery, and the macabre. This anthology is not merely a collection of stories; it is a scholarly-curated exploration of horrors multifaceted expressions across time and cultures. Readers are encouraged to delve into this vast compendium, which serves both as an educational tool and as a testament to the enduring power of storytelling in evoking the most profound human emotions. The anthology stands as a testament to horrors capacity to connect readers with the universal fears that resonate through the ages, making it an essential addition to any literary collection.
Jane AustenOscar WildeEdgar Allan PoeEmily BrontëElizabeth GaskellCharlotte BrontëMark TwainArthur Conan DoyleDaniel DefoeRobert Louis StevensonBram StokerHenry JamesH. P. LovecraftJohn BuchanJohn Kendrick BangsAmbrose BierceGuy de MaupassantEdith NesbitLucy Maud MontgomeryNathaniel HawthorneRobert E. HowardRudyard KiplingWashington IrvingCharles DickensJack LondonMary ShelleyWilliam Makepeace ThackerayAnatole FranceThomas HardyMary Elizabeth BraddonLouisa M. AlcottHorace WalpoleFrederick MarryatWilkie CollinsAnn RadcliffeJerome K. JeromeHarriet Beecher StoweWilliam Hope HodgsonDavid LindsayH. G. WellsNikolai GogolWilhelm HauffE. T. A. HoffmannM. R. JamesE. F. BensonFrancis Marion CrawfordEdward Bulwer-LyttonAdelbert von ChamissoW. W. JacobsThéophile GautierSakiSabine Baring-GouldArthur MachenCharlotte Perkins GilmanFergus HumeStanley G. WeinbaumEdward BellamyLeonid AndreyevJoseph Sheridan Le FanuAmelia B. EdwardsEllis Parker ButlerGrant AllenJohn Meade FalknerLouis TracyFrank R. StocktonThomas de QuinceyRichard MarshWalter HubbellWilliam T. SteadFiona MacleodHugh WalpoleLafcadio HearnRalph Adams CramJames Malcolm RymerRobert W. ChambersWilliam F. HarveyMatthew Gregory LewisMarie Belloc LowndesRichard Le GallienneVincent O'sullivanM. P. ShielCleveland MoffettFlorence MarryatVilliers l'Isle de AdamWilliam ArcherKatherine RickfordLeopold KompertA. T. Quiller-CouchGambier BoltonAndrew Jackson DavisNizidaWalter F. PrinceChester Bailey FernandoBrander MatthewsLeonard KipBithia Mary CrokerCatherine L. PirkisHelena BlavatskyPliny the YoungerPedro De AlarçonThomas Peckett PrestH. H. MunroCatherine CroweWilliam Thomas BeckfordGeorge W. M. ReynoldsÉmile ErckmannFitz-James O'BrienAlexandre ChatrianMary Louisa MolesworthMary E. Wilkins FreemanWilliam Polidori