American Fantastic Tales

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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 1, 2009

Description
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.


About the Author
Peter Straub is one of America's foremost authors of supernatural and suspense fiction. He is the New York Times bestselling author of a dozen novels, including the horror classic Ghost Story and The Talisman, which he cowrote with Stephen King. His latest novel, Black House--also written with King--is a #1 New York Times bestseller. A past president of the Horror Writers of America and multiple award winner, he lives in New York City.