Thursday, October 03, 2013

Horror Books and Short Stories

I haven't read much horror, but last year I began to remedy that. This is a list with links to my posts on what I've read.

Short Stories:

1800s:

The Elixer of Life (1830), by Honoré de Balzac
The Black Spider (1842), by Jeremias Gotthelf
Carmilla, by Sheridan Le Fanu
Green Tea (1872), by Sheridan le Fanu
The Torture of Hope (1883), by Count Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
The Upper Berth (1886), by F. Marion Crawford
The Horla (1887), by Guy de Maupassant
The Ensouled Violin (1892), by Helena Blavatsky
The Yellow Sign (1895), by Robert W. Chambers
The Turn of the Screw (1898), by Henry James

1900s:

The Ash Tree (1904), by M. R. James
The White People (1904), by Arthur Machen
The Bell in the Fog (1905), by Gertrude Atherton
For the Blood is the Life (1905), by Francis Marion Crawford
Lazarus (1906), by Leonid Andreyev
The Voice in the Night (1907), by William Hope Hodgson
The Willows (1907), by Algernon Blackwood
For the Blood is the Life (1909), by F. Marion Crawford

1910s:

The Wendigo (1910), by Algernon Blackwood
The Beckoning Fair One (1911), by Oliver Onions
The Room in the Tower (1912), by E. F. Benson


1920s:

Seaton's Aunt (1923), by Walter de la Mare
The Night Wire (1926), by Henry Ferris Arnold

1930s:

Pigeons from Hell (1934), by Robert E. Howard

1940s:

Smoke Ghost (1941), by Fritz Leiber
The Lottery (1948), by Shirley Jackson

1950s:

The Veldt (1950), by Ray Bradbury

1960s:

Famous Ghost Stories (1965 collection edited by Bennett Cerf)

1980s:

Night They Missed the Horror Show (1988) by Joe R. Lansdale
The Wine-dark Sea (1988 collection), by Robert Aickman
Nightcrawlers (1989), by Robert R. McCammon

2000s:

Just After Sunset (2008 collection), by Stephen King

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Novels:

1930s:

Who Goes There? (1938 novella), by John W. Campbell, Jr.

1950s:


I am Legend (1954), by Richard Matheson
The Haunting of Hill House (1959), by Shirley Jackson

1980s:

Pet Sematary (1983), by Stephen King
Hellbound Heart (1986), by Clive Barker

1990s:

Mrs. God (1990)
The Thief of Always (1992), by Clive Barker
Blindness (1995), by José Saramago
Bag of Bones (1998), by Stephen King

2000s:

From the Dust Returned (2001), by Ray Bradbury
The Terror (2007), by Dan Simmons
Duma Key (2008), by Stephen King

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