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Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries, the (1936) [Anthology]
by A. J. Alan Michael Arlen Arnold Bennett E. F. Benson John D. Beresford Ambrose Bierce Algernon Blackwood Gerald Bullett G. K. Chesterton Agatha Christie Joseph Conrad A. E. Coppard Walter de la Mare Lord Dunsany Jeffery Farnol Joseph Smith (J.S.) Fletcher L. P. Hartley O. Henry C.D. Heriot William Hope Hodgson C.F. Hoffman Tom Hood Aldous Huxley Washington Irving W. W. Jacobs M. R. James Jerome K. Jerome Pamela Hansford Johnson D. H. Lawrence W. Somerset Maugham Guy de Maupassant Oliver Onions Barry Pain Eden Phillpotts Edgar Allan Poe J. B. Priestley Alexander Pushkin Arthur Quiller-Couch Saki William B. Seabrook May Sinclair A.E.D. Smith H. de Vere Stacpoole Robert Louis Stevenson Bram Stoker Edgar Wallace Hugh Walpole H. G. Wells Rebecca West P.C. Wren Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Mammoth Anthologies

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Contents:

  • The Diver (1927) by A. J. Alanx
  • The Ghoul of Golders Green (1923) by Michael Arlen
  • The Murder of the Mandarin (1907) by Arnold Bennett
  • Powers of the Air (1917) by John D. Beresford
  • Keeping His Promise (1906) by Algernon Blackwood
  • Dearthís Farm (1923) by Gerald Bullett
  • The Hammer of God (1910) by G. K. Chesterton
  • The Blue Geranium by Agatha Christie
  • The Secret Sharer (1910) by Joseph Conrad
  • The Tiger (1921) by A. E. Coppard
  • The Looking Glass by Walter de la Mare
  • The Hostelry by Guy de Maupassant
  • A Large Diamond (1931) by Lord Dunsany
  • The Cupboard (1922) by Jeffery Farnol
  • The Other Sense (1909) by Joseph S. Fletcher
  • Ghost of Honour (1936) by Pamela Hansford Johnson
  • Roads of Destiny (1909) by O. Henry
  • The Trapdoor by C. D. Heriot
  • Ben Blowerís Story by C. F. Hoffman
  • The Shadow of a Shade (1869) by Tom Hood
  • The Dwarfs by Aldous Huxley
  • Guests from Gibbet Island (1855) by Washington Irving
  • The Mezzotint (1904) by M. R. James
  • The Dancing Partner (1893) by Jerome K. Jerome
  • The Woman Who Rode Away (1925) by D. H. Lawrence
  • Honolulu by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Rooum (1910) by Oliver Onions
  • The Green Light (1901) by Barry Pain
  • The Iron Pineapple (1926) by Eden Phillpotts
  • The Demon King by J. B. Priestley
  • The Queen of Spades (1834) by Alexander Sergeievitch Pushkin
  • The Seventh Man (1900) by Sir Arthur T. Quiller-Couch
  • Laura (1914) by Saki
  • Goat-Cry, Girl-Cry by William B. Seabrook
  • The Mahatmaís Story (1924) by May Sinclair
  • Deep in the Forest by H. de Vere Stacpoole
  • The Isle of Voices (1893) by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The Man of the Night (1910) by Edgar Wallace
  • Major Wilbraham (1921) by Hugh Walpole
  • The Inexperienced Ghost by H. G. Wells
  • The Salt of the Earth by Rebecca West
  • A Tale of a Gas-Light Ghost (1867) Author Unknown
  • The Confession of Charles Linkworth (1912) by E. F. Benson
  • The Moonlit Road (1907) by Ambrose Bierce
  • A Visitor from Down Under (1926) by L. P. Hartley
  • The Voice in the Night (1907) by William Hope Hodgson
  • His Brotherís Keeper (1922) by W. W. Jacobs
  • Berenice (1835) by Edgar Allan Poe
  • The Coat (1934) by A. E. D. Smith
  • The Squaw (1893) by Bram Stoker
  • Presentiments (1929) by P. C. Wren

Original title: The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
FictionHorrorGhosts


The following works are contained within this one:
     Queen of Spades, the (1833) [Short Story]
      Author: Alexander Pushkin
     Berenice (1835) [Short Story]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Squaw, the (1893) [Short Story]
      Author: Bram Stoker
     Mezzotint, the (1904) [Short Story]
      Author: M. R. James
     Secret Sharer, the (1910) [Novella]
      Author: Joseph Conrad
     Hammer of God, the (1910) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton

Notes:

  • Reprinted in 1994 as "Mysteries."

Edition #1: Mysteries: a Classic Collection

Mysteries: a Classic Collection (1994)
Edition Details:

Abridged version. Excludes Agatha Christie, Walter de la Mare, Aldous Huxley, W. Somerset Maugham, J. B. Priestley, H. G. Wells, Rebecca West

Language: English


Edited by: John R. Crossland J. M. Parrish
Introduction by: Giles Gordon
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Manifested in:
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Mysteries: a Classic Collection (September 1994)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Bracken Books
ISBN: 9781858911540
Pages: 606

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Edition #2: The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries

The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries (1936)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Edited by: John R. Crossland J. M. Parrish
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Manifested in:
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The Mammoth Book of Thrillers, Ghosts and Mysteries (1936)

Place of publication: London
Publisher: Odhams Press
Pages: 766

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