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Little Book of Horrors, the (1992) [Anthology]
by Alphonse Allais Kingsley Amis Gerald Atkins Ambrose Bierce Robert Bloch Fredric Brown Ed Bryant Raymond Chandler Jean Cocteau Roald Dahl Aubrey Davidson Charles Dickens F. Scott Fitzgerald Stephen Gallagher Martin Gardner Edward Gorey Gina Haldane Lafcadio Hearn W.R. Hodder Franz Kafka Robert T. Kurosaka Tommaso Landolfi Joe R. Lansdale Edward Lauterbach John Lennon Liao Chai M.A. Lyon K.C. Mann Priscilla Marron Richard Matheson Richard Christian Matheson Richard Middleton Gloria Orlick Derek Pell Dannie Plachta William Plomer James Malcolm Rymer Jessica Amanda Salmonson Alistair Sampson Arthur L. Samuels Jeffry Scott Mark Twain Ornella Volta William Butler Yeats Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Anthology of 70 short-short horror stories, poems and cartoons.


  • In the Ruins by Roald Dahl
  • Randolfís Party by John Lennon
  • Red by Richard Christian Matheson
  • A Wife Driven Insane by Husband Tickling Her Feet Anonymous
  • Moonlight Sonata by Alexander Woollcott
  • untitled ("Iíve Just Acquired Some Shrunken Heads...") by Alistair Sampson
  • untitled cartoon by Gahan Wilson
  • Meeting with a Double by George D. Painter
  • John Mortonsonís Funeral by Ambrose Bierce
  • The Skeleton at the Feast by E. H. Visiak
  • untitled [from The Vampire] by Ornella Volta
  • Cousin Jane by Colin West
  • untitled ("'I Have a Man at Last,' She Cried...") by Alistair Sampson
  • Out of the Country by Jeffry Scott
  • Mousetrap by Stephen Gallagher
  • Singular Method of Execution Anonymous
  • The Model Wife by Robert Bloch
  • Good Dog Nigel by John Lennon
  • Dog, Cat, and Baby by Joe R. Lansdale
  • untitled ("The Nun is fearfully bedevilled...") by Edward Gorey
  • Masonís Life by Kingsley Amis
  • The Dorking Thigh by William Plomer
  • Henri Blot [from The Vampire] by Ornella Volta
  • Captain Murderer by Charles Dickens
  • untitled ("In a dear little vine covered cottage...") by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Chompers by Joe R. Lansdale
  • Varney the Vampire [from Varney the Vampyre] by James Malcolm Rymer
  • Grocery List by Gina Haldane
  • Mujina by Lafcadio Hearn
  • At Parting by Raymond Chandler
  • untitled cartoon by Gahan Wilson
  • Love at First Sight by Richard Middleton
  • The Vampire by W. R. Hodder
  • Singular Attempt at Suicide Anonymous
  • One Summer Night by Ambrose Bierce
  • The Edinburgh Landlady by Aubrey Davidson
  • Delighted Debís Lament by Alistair Sampson
  • Sergeant Bertrand [from The Vampire] by Ornella Volta
  • The Near Departed by Richard Matheson
  • A Warning for Certain Victorian Ladies by Edward Lauterbach
  • A Surprise for Little Bobby by John Lennon
  • Oil of Dog by Ambrose Bierce
  • A Functional Proof of Immortality by Edward Bryant
  • My Dear How Dead You Look and Yet You Sweetly Sing by Priscilla Marron
  • Horrible Cannibalism Anonymous
  • Nightmare in Red by Fredric Brown
  • Essay by Alistair Sampson
  • American Gothic by M. A. Lyon
  • The Corpse Rises by Liao Chai
  • Revival Meeting by Dannie Plachta
  • Anything They Can Do... by Alphonse Allais
  • The Look of Death [from Le Grand Ecart] by Jean Cocteau
  • untitled cartoon by Gahan Wilson
  • Pierre Torture by Frederic Boutet
  • untitled ("Dear, oh dear. These breasts of mine...") by Tommaso Landolfi
  • A Horrible Discovery Anonymous
  • The Midnight Lover by Gerald Atkins
  • A Tale the English used to Tell by K. C. Mann
  • Before the Law by Franz Kafka
  • Hell Hath Noó by Gloria Orlick
  • The Five Boons of Life by Mark Twain
  • Mass Without Voices by Arthur L. Samuels
  • Lord Dufferinís Story Anonymous
  • Deathbed by Richard Christian Matheson
  • 'Magdalene' by W.B. Yeats
  • Thang by Martin Gardner
  • Shutting a Womanís Head in a Box Anonymous
  • A Lot to Learn by Robert T. Kurosaka
  • Angelís Exchange by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
  • How to Write the Suicide Note by Derek Pell

Original title: The Little Book of Horrors
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral

The following works are contained within this one:
     Captain Murderer (1860) [Short Story]
      Author: Charles Dickens
     Five Boons of Life, the (1902) [Short Story]
      Author: Mark Twain
     Before the Law (1916) [Short Story]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Angel's Exchange (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Jessica Amanda Salmonson
     Dog, Cat, and Baby (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Joe R. Lansdale
     Near Departed, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Richard Matheson
     Deathbed (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Richard Christian Matheson
     Functional Proof of Immortality, a (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Ed Bryant

Edition #1: Little Book of Horrors, the

Little Book of Horrors, the (1992)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Sebastian Wolfe
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Manifested in:

The Little Book of Horrors: Tiny Tales of Terror (1992)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Xanadu Publications
ISBN: 9780947761455
Pages: 126

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