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The Fontana book of great ghost stories.

The Fontana book of great ghost stories.

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Published by Fontana in (London) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected by R. Chetwynd-Hayes.
    ContributionsChetwynd-Hayes, R. 1919-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22560807M
    ISBN 100006136230

    the 4th fontana book of great ghost stories Aickman, Robert (editor),(Stories by:Ann Bridge, Barry Pain, Oscar Wilde, Vicent O'Sullivan, Alexander Pushkin, Desmond MacCarthy, Hugh Walpole, Eric Ambrose, , Saki, William Wilkie Collins).


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7 Introduction (The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories) () essay by Robert Aickman 11 The Travelling Grave () novelette by L. Hartley 31 The Ghost Ship () shortstory by Richard Middleton (aka The Ghost-Ship)/5. These are the stories in the 2nd Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories: "Playing with Fire" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle-- The author was a long-standing member of the Society for Psychical Research, and became more interested in the paranormal after the untimely death of his son.4/5(5).

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i make it stories over 17 volumes, the first four edited by Christine Bernard, the rest by Mary Danby. Some of the paperbacks in this series, which The Fontana book of great ghost stories. book its way up to the "20th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories" are now collectors' items and worth over a hundred dollars apiece.

For The Fontana book of great ghost stories. book last book in the series, R. Chetwynd-Hayes has assembled a worthy anthology of ghost stories that are both chilling and relatively unknown.5/5(3).

The fontana book of great ghost stories - Throughout the two decades from to, Fontana published a remarkable skein of ghost story collections, piloted by R.

Aikman and later by R. - Fontana book of great ghost stories. (edition) | Open Library/ The 18th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories. Book Binding:Paperback / softback.

All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of. The Seventh Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of. A companion annual (missing and ) series was The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories (anth 17 vols ), #1-#4 ed Christine Bernard () and the rest by Mary Danby ().

This series also ran ghost and other Supernatural Fictions, but relied mostly on nonfantastic fiction. 6 The Sixth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories () [A] by Robert Aickman; 7 The Seventh Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories () [A] by Robert Aickman; 8 The Eighth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories () [A] by Robert Aickman; 9 The Ninth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories () [A] by R.

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Fontana's "Great Ghost Stories" Series A Bibliography by Rick Kennett. This article previously appeared in Sirius #2,and All Hallows #12, June See also Rick's Bibliography of the Ghost Book Series.

"There are only about thirty or forty first-class ghost stories in the whole of western literature.". That's a challenge indeed, since this complete series contains well over ghost stories.

These are the stories in the Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories: "The Travelling Grave" by L.P. Hartley--This is definitely one of Aickman's 'first-class ghost stories' and it is funny in the full meaning of the phrase 'hysterically funny.'.

The 8th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories () The Haunted Haven – A E Ellis. 4/10 Tale about a man taking a relaxing holiday in a small coastal village.

He discovers that part of the village is haunted by the ghosts of a man who was murdered by his 3 nephews, and the ghosts of the 3 nephews also, who died in mysterious circumstances /5(4).

Title: The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories Title Record # Editor: Robert Aickman Date: Type: ANTHOLOGY Series: The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories Series Number: 1 Language: English User Rating: This title has no Current Tags: None Add Tags. Buy Fifty Great Ghost Stories Fontana 6 book boxset comprising Fontana Books of Great Ghost Stories 1 to 4 and 6 and 9, Oxfam, various authors, selected by Robert Aickman and A.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Thirteenth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories; 1 edition; First published in The Thirteenth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories | Open Library. The Fontana Books are a series of twenty books; anthologies of ghost stories published from to The book I have is the tenth to be published in the series, and my first to read.

I know, I should have started with the first. The 2nd Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories (1) The 4th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories (1) The Abominable Dr.

Phibes (1) The Adventures of Brenda and Effie (6) The Advisory Circle (1) The Annihilation Score (1) The Apocalypse Codex. The Fuller Memorandum (1) The AshTree (1) The Assembled Minds (2) The Atrocity Archives (1) The Back House. Inthe Fontana imprint decided to start a series which brought together some of the greatest authors of Horror stories.

Christine Bernhard, an author herself began as editor for the first 5 editions of ‘The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories’. Aickman notes in the introduction that "There are only thirty or forty first-class ghost stories in the whole of western literature," without saying which ones, but if the Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories is any judge of what he considers "first-class," I'm eager to move on through all eight of this series of books he edited before Ronald.

In Fontana launched a companion series to their Great Ghost Stories line, The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories, which was edited by Christine Bernard, who would produce another three volumes in that range.

Therefore when the idea of a junior equivalent. Indeed when this first volume in the Fontana Great Ghost Stories series was published it would have been sat on shelves next to paperback editions of Lady Cynthia's anthologies. Hence Mr Aickman is not only respectfully doffing his hat to the doyenne of ghostly collections, but also seeking to.

GREAT GHOSTS OF THE SHELVES #13 - The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories ed. Robert Aickman () In the '60 and '70s, there was a huge market for short weird fiction. Indeed so much so that many publishers had long running paperback franchises that tapped into the public's appetite for short shockers of all : Jim Moon.

Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories. 20th Fontana Book Of Great Ghost Stories. Welcome to Loughville. A Tribute to R. Chetwynd Hayes. No-one Lived There. The collections. Tandem & Fontana: The William Kimber Years. The End Of The Line. Hubert, the Hamlyn 'Best Ghost Stories' anthology was the first big book of supernatural fiction I read, and it introduced me to many of the great writers in the genre - Machen, Le Fanu, Lovecraft, Blackwood, James and the rest (I'd read some Poe before that, but I was unfamiliar with most of the other writers).

Tag: The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories Upstairs’ downfall: The decline, death and afterlife of the English country house in five ghost stories 29/05/ / Lewis Hurst / 1 Comment. Anthologies like the Pan Book of Horror and the Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories gave a lot of writers their first break.

Here’s a handful of tales from that period, chosen by editors like Herbert van Thal, Ronald-Chetwynd-Hayes and Mary Danby. Every story comes with notes on its origin and how it made it into print – a fascinating glimpse into the horror fiction scene back in the early. The "Ghost Book" Series A Bibliography by Rick Kennett.

This article first appeared in All Hallows #20, February ; See also Rick's Bibliography of Fontana's "Great Ghost Stories". In its day The Ghost Book was a landmark anthology in the field of supernatural literature.

Published by Hutchinson & Co inthis all-original hardback. This book was published in and collected 25 works by as many authors. It was a selection from among the stories that had appeared in the Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories, Vols.published between and under editor Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes/5(7).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Eleventh Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories 作者: R. Chetwynd-Hayes (Editor) / Alan Lee (Illustrator) 出版社: Fontana 出版年: 页数: 装帧: Paperback ISBN: The first edition of The Fontana Book of Great Horror stories came out inand the series continued for sixteen more issues before closing down.

The Fontana Book of Great Ghost stories was started in under Robert Aickman’s stewardship, and closed down in under R. Chetwynd-Hayes’. Author: Robert Aickman (editor) Title: The 4th Fontana Book Of Great Ghost Stories Binding: Paperback Publisher: Fontana Books Country/Year: UK Condition: very good, slight crease otherwise a very nice copy All our books are sent in are acid free crystal clear polypropylene BCW Bags.

For larger orders over 2kg please get in touch for a quote!. In Aickman, along with Elizabeth Jane Howard, published his first ghost stories entitled We Are the Dark.

Aickman went on to publish eleven more volumes of horror stories as well as two fantasy novels and two volumes of autobiography. He also edited the first eight volumes of The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories. He died in February Brand: Faber and Faber.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The 2nd FONTANA Book of Great Ghost Stories Paperback at the best online prices at eBay!

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