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  • An Original Revenge

    An Original Revenge

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: W. C. Morrow
    Duration: 00:13:32

    William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American writer of horror and suspense stories. An Original Revenge is a peculiar and ghoulish tale of a young soldier who commits suicide in order to better avenge himself upon his commanding officer in the form of an avenging spirit. ... [ more ]

  • His Unconquerable Enemy

    His Unconquerable Enemy

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: W. C. Morrow
    Duration: 00:24:48

    William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American author, famed for his short stories of horror and suspense. His Unconquerable Enemy is the story for which Morrow is best known, and it tells the story of the determined revenge of a servant whose limbs have been amputated on the orders of a c ... [ more ]

  • Over an Absinthe Bottle

    Over an Absinthe Bottle

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: W. C. Morrow
    Duration: 00:24:40

    William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American writer, famous for his short stories of horror and suspense. Over an Absinthe Bottle is a peculiar horror story about a young man down and out in San Francisco who is slowly starving to death. Then he happens to meet a peculiar pale stranger w ... [ more ]

  • Satan\\'s Circus

    Satan's Circus

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Eleanor Smith
    Duration: 00:37:59

    Lady Eleanor Furneaux Smith (1902-1945) was an English author, journalist and film critic. Many of her books, including her extensive oeuvre of ghost stories, involve a circus or gypsy setting, based on her own research and her (unsubstantiated) belief that she had a Romany great grandmother. S ... [ more ]

  • Coffin Merchant

    Coffin Merchant

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Richard Middleton
    Duration: 00:15:17

    Richard Barham Middleton (1882-1911) was an English poet and author who is remembered mostly for his supernatural tales and ghost stories, in particular 'The Ghost Ship', 'The Coffin Merchant' and 'On the Brighton Road'. The Coffin Merchant is the peculiar tale of Eustace Reynolds, who is hande ... [ more ]

  • Eastern Window

    Eastern Window

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: E. G. Swain
    Duration: 00:25:27

    Edmund Gill Swain (1861-1938) was an English cleric and author of ghost stories. He was a longtime friend of M. R. James, and his ghost stories show James' influence. 'The Eastern Window' is the peculiar tale of a vicar who sees something very odd one night in his church. It appears that a stained-g ... [ more ]

  • Little Ghost

    Little Ghost

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Hugh Walpole
    Duration: 00:35:13

    Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was a New Zealand-born English novelist, famous for his skill at scene setting and vivid plots. He was a best-selling author in the 1920s and 1930s and remains popular to this day. 'The Little Ghost' tells the eerie story of a man who is grieving deeply following ... [ more ]

  • Man with the Roller

    Man with the Roller

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: E. G. Swain
    Duration: 00:22:15

    Edmund Gill Swain (1861-1938) was an English cleric and author. He was a longtime friend of M. R. James, and his ghost stories show James' influence. The Man with the Roller is a strange tale about a photograph in which a strange figure of a man with a roller appears and drags the roller from o ... [ more ]

  • Necromancer

    Necromancer

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Arthur Gray
    Duration: 00:18:15

    Arthur Gray (1852-1940) wrote under the pseudonym Ingulphus for several years, and it was only in 1919, when his stories were collected as Tedious Brief Tales of Granta and Gramarye under Gray's own name, that the identity of the author was discovered. The Necromancer is a strange tale set in J ... [ more ]

  • Operation

    Operation

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Violet Hunt
    Duration: 01:08:17

    Isobel Violet Hunt (1862-1942) was a British author of short stories, novels, memoir and biography. She is most famous for her supernatural fiction. The Operation is a short novella which tells a very odd story. The second wife of the famous dwarf comedy actor, Joseph Mardell, learns that her c ... [ more ]

  • Rockery

    Rockery

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: E. G. Swain
    Duration: 00:26:08

    Edmund Gill Swain (1861-1938) was an English cleric and author of ghost stories. He was a longtime friend of M. R. James, and his ghost stories show James' influence. In this story the vicar of Stoneground, Mr. Batchel, is having the rockery at his vicarage dug up. He and the gardener discover ... [ more ]

  • Tiger

    Tiger

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Hugh Walpole
    Duration: 00:43:02

    Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was a New Zealand-born English novelist, famous for his skill at scene setting and vivid plots. He was a best-selling author in the 1920s and 1930s and remains popular to this day. The Tiger is the evocative tale of an Englishman who travels to New York and ... [ more ]

  • If You See Her Face

    If You See Her Face

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: B. M. Croker
    Duration: 00:15:19

    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and writer of ghost stories; most of her work concerned life and society in British India. 'If You See Her Face' tells the story of Daniel Gregson, political agent to a rajah, and his assistant, Percy Goring, who are travelling to the Delhi ... [ more ]

  • Narrative of a Ghost of a Hand

    Narrative of a Ghost of a Hand

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
    Duration: 00:18:34

    Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. He was the leading ghost-story writer of the 19th century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era. 'Narrative of a Ghost of a Hand' is a strange story about a haunted hous ... [ more ]

  • Number Ninety

    Number Ninety

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: B. M. Croker
    Duration: 00:21:28

    B. M. Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and a notable writer of ghost stories. 'Number Ninety' is one of Croker's best-known ghost tales and was first published in the Christmas Number of Chapman's Magazine of Fiction in 1895. At a rowdy dinner party, the discussion turns to ghosts, an ... [ more ]

  • Passing of a God

    Passing of a God

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: Henry S. Whitehead
    Duration: 00:48:31

    Henry St. Clair Whitehead (1882-1932) was an American clergyman, teacher and a writer of horror fiction and fantasy, best known for his creepy tales of magic and voodoo. 'Passing of a God' is a voodoo story set in the West Indies which tells of an American who presents himself at the hospital in Po ... [ more ]

  • Six Ghost Stories by B. M. Croker

    Six Ghost Stories by B. M. Croker

    Genre: Horror,Literature,Classics,Classics
    Author: B. M. Croker
    Duration: 02:37:24

    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and a notable writer of ghost stories; most of her work concerns life and society in British India. This collection contains six of B. M. Croker's best ghost stories, including four of her iconic tales set in British India: 'Number Ninety' ... [ more ]

  • Chamber of Doom

    Chamber of Doom

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: William J. Wintle
    Duration: 00:23:40

    William James Wintle (1861-1920) was already a recognised writer before he became an Oblate for the Abbey of Caldey Island in Wales. It was there that he wrote a series of horror stories for the entertainment of eight boys who attended the abbey. In the foreword of this collection, Wintle explains t ... [ more ]

  • Dak Bungalow at Dakor

    Dak Bungalow at Dakor

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: B. M. Croker
    Duration: 00:32:59

    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and a notable writer of ghost stories, most of which concern life and society in British India. 'The Dâk Bungalow at Dakor' is the story of Mrs Goodchild and Mrs Lloyd, who are travelling from Karwassa to Chanda to see their husbands for Chr ... [ more ]

  • Former Passengers

    Former Passengers

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: B. M. Croker
    Duration: 00:20:54

    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and a notable writer of ghost stories; much of her work concerned life and society in British India. 'The Former Passengers' (1893) tells the story of Mr. Lawrence, who is on his way to Singapore to give his sister away at her wedding. As he ... [ more ]