The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories

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Table of Contents

1 • Aylmer Vance and the Vampire • [Aylmer Vance] • (1914) • short story by Alice Askew and Claude Askew (variant of The Vampire) [as by A. Askew and C. Askew]
16 • The Mysterious Mansion • (1832) • short story by Honoré de Balzac (trans. of La Grande Bretèche)
24 • The Spectre of Tappington • [The Ingoldsby Legends] • (1837) • novelette by Richard Harris Barham
44 • The Damned Thing • (1893) • short story by Ambrose Bierce
51 • Eveline’s Visitant • (1867) • short story by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [as by Miss Braddon]
59 • A Ghostly Manifestation • (1884) • short story by A Clergyman
69 • Correspondence on ‘A Ghostly Manifestation’ • (1884) • short story by A Clergyman
72 • A Terribly Strange Bed • (1852) • short story by Wilkie Collins
85 • The Story of the Bagman’s Uncle • (1837) • novelette by Charles Dickens
99 • To Be Taken with a Grain of Salt • (1865) • short story by Charles Dickens
108 • The Signalman • (1866) • short story by Charles Dickens
118 • The Brazilian Cat • (1976) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
133 • The Ring of Thoth • (1890) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
146 • The Lord of Château Noir • (1894) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
155 • The New Catacomb • (1978) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
166 • The Case of Lady Sannox • (1893) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
174 • The Brown Hand • (1899) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle (variant of The Story of the Brown Hand) [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
186 • The Horror of the Heights • (1972) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
198 • The Terror of the Blue John Gap • (1910) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle (variant of The Terror of Blue John Gap) [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
211 • The Captain of the Polestar • (1883) • novelette by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
229 • How It Happened • (1913) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
232 • Playing with Fire • (1900) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
242 • The Leather Funnel • (1974) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
251 • Lot No. 249 • (1892) • novelette by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
276 • The Los Amigos Fiasco • (1892) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
282 • The Nightmare Room • (1922) • short story by Arthur Conan Doyle [as by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle]
288 • The Phantom Coach • (1864) • short story by Amelia B. Edwards
298 • The Squire’s Story • (1853) • short story by Mrs. Gaskell [as by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell]
310 • The Beast with Five Fingers • (1919) • novelette by William Fryer Harvey [as by W. F. Harvey]
330 • The Botathen Ghost • (1867) • short story by R. S. Hawker
338 • Young Goodman Brown • (1835) • short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne
348 • The Gateway of the Monster • [Carnacki (William Hope Hodgson)] • (1910) • short story by William Hope Hodgson [as by W. H. Hodgson]
363 • The Story of Euphemia Hewit • (1835) • short story by James Hogg [as by James Hogg, the Etterick Shepherd]
369 • The Prayer • (1895) • novelette by Violet Hunt
389 • The Monkey’s Paw • (1902) • short story by W. W. Jacobs
397 • The Jolly Corner • (1908) • novelette by Henry James
423 • A School Story • (1911) • short story by M. R. James
429 • Canon Alberic’s Scrapbook • (1895) • short story by M. R. James
438 • Lost Hearts • (1895) • short story by M. R. James
446 • The Mezzotint • (1904) • short story by M. R. James
455 • The Ash Tree • (1904) • short story by M. R. James (variant of The Ash-Tree)
465 • Number 13 • (1904) • short story by M. R. James
477 • Count Magnus • (1904) • short story by M. R. James
487 • “Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad” • (1904) • novelette by M. R. James
502 • The Treasure of Abbot Thomas • (1904) • short story by M. R. James
516 • The Rose Garden • (1911) • short story by M. R. James
525 • The Tractate Middoth • (1911) • short story by M. R. James
538 • Casting the Runes • (1911) • novelette by M. R. James
554 • The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral • (1910) • short story by M. R. James
566 • Martin’s Close • (1911) • short story by M. R. James
580 • Mr. Humphreys and His Inheritance • (1911) • novelette by M. R. James
599 • The Residence at Whitminster • (1919) • novelette by M. R. James
616 • The Diary of Mr Poynter • (1919) • short story by M. R. James (variant of The Diary of Mr. Poynter)
624 • An Episode of Cathedral History • (1914) • short story by M. R. James
637 • The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance • (1913) • short story by M. R. James
647 • Two Doctors • (1919) • short story by M. R. James
653 • The Haunted Dolls’ House • (1923) • short story by M. R. James
662 • The Uncommon Prayer-Book • (1925) • short story by M. R. James
674 • A Neighbour’s Landmark • (1924) • short story by M. R. James
683 • A View from a Hill • (1925) • short story by M. R. James
697 • A Warning to the Curious • (1925) • short story by M. R. James
710 • An Evening’s Entertainment • (1925) • short story by M. R. James
718 • There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard • (1924) • short story by M. R. James
721 • Rats • (1929) • short story by M. R. James
726 • After Dark in the Playing Fields • (1924) • short story by M. R. James
729 • Wailing Well • (1928) • short story by M. R. James
738 • Stories I Have Tried to Write • (1929) • essay by M. R. James
741 • The Mark of the Beast • (1890) • short story by Rudyard Kipling
751 • Thurnley Abbey • (1907) • short story by Perceval Landon
763 • Fisher’s Ghost • (1859) • short story by John Lang
769 • The Rocking-Horse Winner • (1926) • short story by D. H. Lawrence
781 • An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street • (1853) • novelette by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
797 • Narrative of a Ghost of a Hand • (1996) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (variant of The Ghost of a Hand 1863)
803 • Green Tea • [Martin Hesselius] • (1869) • novelette by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
829 • Madam Crowl’s Ghost • (1870) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
840 • Squire Toby’s Will • (1868) • novelette by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
864 • Dickon the Devil • [Martin Hesselius] • (1872) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
872 • The Child That Went with the Fairies • (1870) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
880 • The White Cat of Drumgunniol • (1870) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
889 • Introduction (Ghost Stories of Chapelizod) • [Ghost Stories of Chapelizod • 1] • (1851) • essay by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
890 • The Village Bully • [Ghost Stories of Chapelizod • 2] • (1851) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
894 • The Sexton’s Adventure • [Ghost Stories of Chapelizod • 3] • (1851) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
899 • The Spectre Lovers • [Ghost Stories of Chapelizod • 4] • (1851) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
909 • Wicked Captain Walshawe, of Wauling • (1864) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
920 • Sir Dominick’s Bargain • (1872) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
931 • Ultor de Lacy • (1923) • novelette by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (variant of Ultor de Lacy: A Legend of Cappercullen 1861)
950 • The Vision of Tom Chuff • (1870) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
960 • Stories of Lough Guir • (1870) • short story by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
969 • The Haunted and the Haunters • (1859) • novelette by Edward Bulwer-Lytton (variant of The Haunted and the Haunters; or, The House and the Brain) [as by Lord Lytton]
1001 • Man-Size in Marble • (1886) • short story by E. Nesbit [as by Edith Nesbit]
1010 • In the Cliff Land of the Dane • (1919) • short story by Howard Pease
1017 • The Tell-Tale Heart • (1843) • short story by Edgar Allan Poe
1021 • The Black Cat • (1843) • short story by Edgar Allan Poe
1029 • The Ace of Spades (abridged) • (1834) • short story by Александр ПушкинQuestion mark (trans. of Пиковая дамаQuestion mark) [as by A. M. Pushkin]
1034 • Laura • (1914) • short story by Saki
1038 • Sredni Vashtar • (1911) • short story by Saki
1042 • The Tapestried Chamber • (1828) • short story by Sir Walter Scott
1053 • Wandering Willie’s Tale • [Redgauntlet Excerpts] • (1824) • short story by Sir Walter Scott
1066 • Markheim • (1885) • short story by Robert Louis Stevenson
1079 • Thrawn Janet • (1881) • short story by Robert Louis Stevenson
1087 • Dracula’s Guest • [Dracula] • (1914) • short story by Bram Stoker
1097 • Ghost in the Tower • (1860) • short story by Edmund Lenthal Swifte
1102 • The Story of Mary Ancel • (1840) • short story by William Makepeace Thackeray
1117 • Tarnhelm • (1929) • short story by Hugh Walpole
1129 • The Canterville Ghost • (1887) • novelette by Oscar Wilde

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