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Tales of Unease (1966) [Anthology]
by Brian W. Aldiss Kate Barlay Christine Brooke-Rose John Christopher Michael Cornish Marten Cumberland Joan Fleming Jack Griffith R. Andrew Hall Alex Hamilton B.S. Johnson John Kippax Cressida Lindsay Charles Eric Maine John Marsh Penelope Mortimer Andrea Newman D'Arcy Niland Jeffry Scott Dell Shannon Paul Tabori Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Here are twenty-one tales, most of them written especially for this book. The stories were chosen with one thought in mind -- to make the reader uneasy -- not terrified, not stricken with horror -- just uneasy. In three stories, houses prove deadly enemies; in two, mirrors behave most peculiarly. In a few, the supernatural creeps in -- but no chain-clanking ghosts. There is black humor, savage irony, matter-of-fact horror lurking in familiar objects. There's even a bit of useful advice: never read tomorrow's newspaper -- you may find a notice of your own death. To which we add: Caution -- more than two or three of these tales at one sitting can be hazardous to your nerves.

Edited by John Burke.


  • The Sound and the Silence by D'Arcy Niland
  • The Other Woman by R.A. Hall
  • Such a Good Idea by Andrea Newman
  • The Skylight by Penelope Mortimer
  • Rendezvous by John Christopher
  • Red Rubber Gloves by Christine Brooke-Rose
  • Superstitious Ignorance by Michael Cornish
  • Sheela-Na-Gig by B.S. Johnson
  • Gone is Gone by Joan Fleming
  • A Pleasure Shared by Brian Aldiss
  • Black Goddess by Jack Griffith
  • Reflection of the Truth by John Kippax
  • Short Circuit by Charles Eric Maine
  • The Appointment by John Marsh
  • Watch Your Step by Cressida Lindsay
  • Janus by Paul Tabori
  • The Voice by Marten Cumberland
  • A Mistake of Creation by Kate Barlay
  • Out of the Country by Jeffry Scott
  • End of the Road by Alex Hamilton
  • The Practical Joke by Dell Shannon

Original title: Tales of Unease
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral

The following works are contained within this one:
     Other Woman, the (1966) [Short Story]
      Author: R. Andrew Hall

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Tales of Unease (1966)
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Language: English

Edited by: John Burke
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Tales of Unease (1966)

ISBN: 0330104829

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