American Fantastic Tales

Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps

By Peter Straub (Editor)
(Library of America, Hardcover, 9781598530476, 746pp.)

Publication Date: October 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Straub, a contemporary master of literary horror and fantasy, offers an authoritative and diverse gathering of stories calculated to unsettle and delight. Ghostly narratives of the Edwardian era, lurid classics from the pulp heyday, and modern-day masterpieces are included in these collections.



NPR
Saturday, Oct 31, 2009

Author Peter Straub knows a bit about terror. As the editor of the new two-volume set American Fantastic: Tales, Terror and the Uncanny, he spent two years researching the best — and scariest — American stories, dating from the age of Edgar Allan Poe to the present. More at NPR.org

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