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The Pan Book of Horror Stories

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Ter s nightmare and when that WRITER WRITES AS BEAUTIFULLY AS HARTLEY writes as beautifully as Hartley is a joy to read This one really had me intrigued rom the Mookie: Life, Baseball, and the '86 Mets first paragraphHazel Heald The Horror in the MuseumThis Hazel Heald woman must have been a real HP Lovecraftan I said to myself as I read this story with its references to ancient Gods and tentacled creatures including Cthulu Later I discovered that it was ghost written by Lovecraft or Heald It s a classic Once again I would love to see it ilmed even if the descriptions Lovecraft gives of his infernal beasties allow us to conjure up something horrific than even the most imaginative special effects could probably do justiceHester Holland The LibraryAnother very simple story but effectively creepy because of its detailsFielden Hughes The MistakeNot one of my avourites The central idea is good but I thought it could have been presented a bit powerfullyNigel Kneale Oh Mirror MirrorThis second person narrative that is one which places you as a character within the story who is being addressed by the narrator is one of the most unusual and disturbing in the book It is a intimate depiction of an all too believable evil
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Kneale is amous as the creator of the uatermass television series and moviesNoel Langley Serenade or BaboonsThis ine story is reminiscent of the old EC Comics stories of horrible people meeting an even horrible ateHamilton McAllister The Lady Who Didn t Waste WordsThis is a really strange one It doesn t provide any answer to its central mystery but has a delicious sense of black comedyChris Massie A Fragment of FactAnother strange one Definitely imaginative but a mystery with no solutionSeabury uinn The House of HorrorI m pretty jaded when it comes to horror but this one conjures up an idea so hideously depraved that it shocked even meFlavia Richardson Behind the Yellow DoorAnother gruesome classic with a very memorable inal lineMuriel Spark Portobello RoadA well written ghost story told rom the point of view of the ghost by Muriel Spark author of The Prime of Miss Jean BrodieBram Stoker The SuawAnother classic story rom the author of Dracula It s not hard to oresee the gruesome climax to this story #but that is what gives it its suspense and it is all presented with black humour a ear or dialogue or #that is what gives it its suspense and it is all presented with black humour a ear or dialogue or monologue as the main character seldom shuts up and indelibly gruesome imagesAnthony Vercoe FliesThe central concept is a common one in horror stories but Vercoe makes something unforgettable out of it by conjuring up a skin crawling sense of disgustAngus Wilson Raspberry JamOne of the very best stories in the collection The child s view of the adult world the complex and believable characters and the shocking but believable ending make this a mini masterpiece of the macabreAlan Wykes NightmareA ine example of the paranoia story. Ror like The Fly or His Beautiful Hands; and of utter chilling terror like The Horror in the MuseumThe perfect bedside book or those with nerves of ste. .
Late teens and early twenties Almost all the stories in This Collection Frightened Me When I Read Them First I collection rightened me when I read them irst I they would have lesser impact now that My Palate Has Been JadedThe Copper Bowl palate has been jadedThe Copper Bowl of the Dead Man s Pocket WS and Oh Mirror Mirror are some of the stories which I still remember Growing up I never remember my mother reading anything but one of this stories which I still remember Growing up I never remember my mother reading anything but one of this than 30 vol series So I read them too Good bedtime reading if you like this sort of thing One of my early exposures to horror iction and it hooked me This is the Inspirations first place Iound Contents of the Dead Man s pocket by Jack Finney and I thought it was just the perfect horror storie There s a lot of good stuff here though including Flies and others Although I only read a ew volumes at that time the Pan Books of Horror Stories made a big impact on me in my adolescence For a short time I loved these gruesome tales with their shocking twist endings Around the same time I ate up most of the Edgar Allan Poe stories A little later I went off horror or a while because I was suffering Move Over, Victoria--I Know the Real Secret: Surrendering the Lies That Bind You to the God Who Frees You from OCD and depression and had too many horrible ideas already in my head to want to add any It would be a number of years before my tasteor horror returnedNow I m starting in at the irst volume with the intention of reading them allHere are my thoughts on the stories which make up that classic irst collection Joan Aiken Jugged HareThis is a subtly creepy tale of menace something to whet the appetite Poor Mrs. Rigsby for the explicit horrors that come in later storiesAL Barker SubmergedAnother subtle psychological story of lingering uneaseOscar Cook His Beautiful HandsThe Grand Guignol really kicks in with this deliciously vile storyGeorge Fielding Eliot The Copper BowlA simple historical tale about aiendish Pirates, Ships, and Sailors form of torture which has probably been used in reality Iirst encountered it in the movie Terror at Orgy Castle 1972 the watching of which is also a orm of tortureJack Finney Contents of the Dead Man s PocketJack Finney was the author of the much ilmed novel Invasion of the Body Snatchers This story deals with a very different War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History: 1500 to Today form of terror one to which I am particularly susceptibleear of heights Once again a simple story but one that might well have you hanging onto the arm of your chair as you read itPeter Fleming The KillA very well written if a little predictable werewolf story written by Ian Fleming s younger brother Like so many of the stories in these books this would make a perfect segment in one of those multi story horror moviesCS Forester The Physiology of FearA tale of sadistic Nazi experiments by the author of the Midshipman Hornblower books You may well guess the ending but its jet black sense of irony is something special anywayLP Hartley WSLike Stephen King s Misery well the movie anyway I ve never read the book this is a wri. Ley Jack Finney and LP HartleyStories of the uncanny jostle with tales of the macabre Stories of subtle beastliness like Raspberry Jam; of sickening hor. From 1958 to 1988 The Pan Book of Horror Stories was the annual British gorefest It started out here the very irst of the 30 with a most unscary black cat on the cover and with some kind of literary aspirations Within a Frost at Midnight few years itell nay it swandived into the ilthiest of of literary aspirations Within a ew years it The Pentagon Papers: Making History at the Washington Post fell nay it swandived into theilthiest of it became caked with disgust and it revelled in relentless crueltyYay There seem to be hardly any reviews of this nasty stuff so here I boldly go The Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution favouritesrom this On a Cold Road: Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock first rathereeble volume are AL Barker Submerged Young lad had secret solo river swim sessions Woman bursts on to the riverbank during one such pursued by a man She alls in the river and is drowned The man is later arrested or murder Beautifully writtenOscar Cook His Beautiful Hands A manicurist extracts deliberately protracted revenge on a man who wronged her mother Incest rotting ingers and a deformed baby also loom large Never let it be said that Oscar Cook whoever he was did things by halvesGeorge Fielding Eliot The Copper Bowl Exuisite boy s own tale of torture the hero tied up his sweetheart tied down the evil Chinese intend to extract the vital information rom him never never I say I laugh in the act of death oh but
what s this 
s this rat placed on his sweetheart s naked stomach and uickly covered by the copper bowl and a hot coal placed on the upturned bowl what will the rat driven mad by heat then do Nooo anyway the idea turned up later in American Psycho so clearly it must be a good oneJack Finney Contents of the Dead Man s Pocket Companion piece to Jack London s To Build a Fire one of the all time great short stories This guy lives way up on the 16th loor in a NYC apartment and is writing a crucial work related document a window is opened wind blows document out of the window where it comes to rest on the small ledge which runs under the windows but about 15 I Love My Dad (Disney Princess) feet away He steps outside to retrieve it and the nightmare begins Great contrast between inside normal and outside hell Apparently Stephen King ripped off this ideaor one of his storiesNigel Kneale Oh Mirror Mirror Creepometer reading 77Lunatic aunt keeps pretty blonde girl relative prisoner and convinces her she s ugly Great study of insanityAnthony Vercoe Flies A starving tramp breaks into a vacant Elizabethan house in Holborn and is transported back in time to the height of the Great Plague He Flight, Vol. 7 finds a rotting corpse and big blowflies attack him Oh well you had to be thereAngus Wilson Raspberry Jam Two batty old lesbian alcoholics have an inappropriateriendship with a boy This is a good oneI guess these horror anthologies are like a time capsule of the ears and obsessions of the age If so people in 1958 were scared of hulking retired surgeons with a Nazi past and a big libraryAnd now on to volume two These are the books which ed my burgeoning appetite or horror in my. Specially selected or Pan here are 22 terrifying tales of horror by such amous authors as Peter Fleming CS Forester Bram Stoker Angus Wilson Noel Lang. ,


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    [personal development Books] DOC The Pan Book of Horror Stories author Herbert van Thal – PDF, eBook & Kindle free From 1958 to 1988 The Pan Book of Horror Stories was the annual British gorefest It started out here the very first of the 30 with a most unscary black cat on the cover and with some kind of literary aspirations Within a few years it fell nay it swandived into the filthiest of sewers it became caked with disgust and it re

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    FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Herbert van Thal [personal development Books] DOC The Pan Book of Horror Stories author Herbert van Thal – PDF, eBook & Kindle free I liked a couple of these stories but overall most of them were very dated and very boringI read a short story in between reading books so I've been reading these off and on for monthsSadly I disliked than I likedTwo stars only because of the few stories that were actually ok All reviews can be found at

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    Herbert van Thal ✓ 6 CHARACTERS [personal development Books] DOC The Pan Book of Horror Stories author Herbert van Thal – PDF, eBook & Kindle free The First Pan Book of Horror Stories has a lot to answer for It was the first horror anthology I ever read some fourteen years ago now I guess I

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    FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Herbert van Thal [personal development Books] DOC The Pan Book of Horror Stories author Herbert van Thal – PDF, eBook & Kindle free Growing up I never remember my mother reading anything but one of this endless than 30 vol series So I read them too Good bedtime reading if you like this sort of thing

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    [personal development Books] DOC The Pan Book of Horror Stories author Herbert van Thal – PDF, eBook & Kindle free One of my early exposures to horror fiction and it hooked me This is the first place I found Contents of the Dead Man's pocket by Jack Finney and I thought it was just the perfect horror storie There's a lot of good stuff here though including Flies and others

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    [personal development Books] DOC The Pan Book of Horror Stories author Herbert van Thal – PDF, eBook & Kindle free Classic horror stories that seem a bit outdated now Favorites were 'WS' by LP Hartley 'Behind the Yellow Door' by Flavia Richardson 'The Suaw' by Bram Stoker 'Flies' by Anthony Vercoe and 'The Kill' by Peter Fleming

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    [personal development Books] DOC The Pan Book of Horror Stories author Herbert van Thal – PDF, eBook & Kindle free Although I only read a few volumes at that time the Pan Books of Horror Stories made a big impact on me in my adolescence For a short time I loved these gruesome tales with their shocking twist endings Around the same time I ate up most of t

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    Herbert van Thal ✓ 6 CHARACTERS FREE READ ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Herbert van Thal CHARACTERS The Pan Book of Horror Stories I think I had about twenty of the thirty volumes that make up this series I clearly recall being bowled over by a tale involving a man whose

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