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Edward Gorey's Haunted Looking Glass (1959) [Anthology]
by Algernon Blackwood Wilkie Collins Charles Dickens L. P. Hartley W. F. Harvey Tom Hood W. W. Jacobs M. R. James R.H. Malden Edith Nesbit Robert Louis Stevenson Bram Stoker Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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The Haunted Looking Glass is the late Edward Gorey's selection of his favorite tales of ghosts, ghouls, and grisly goings-on. It includes stories by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, M. R. James, W. W. Jacobs, and L. P. Hartley, among other masters of the fine art of making the flesh creep, all accompanied by Gorey's inimitable illustrations.


  • The Empty House by Algernon Blackwood
  • August Heat by W. F. Harvey
  • The Signalman by Charles Dickens
  • A Visitor from Down Under by L. P. Hartley
  • The Thirteenth Tree by R. H. Malden
  • The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Man-Size in Marble by E. Nesbit
  • The Judge's House by Bram Stoker
  • The Shadow of a Shade by Tom Hood
  • The Monkey's Paw by W. W. Jacobs
  • The Dream Woman by Wilkie Collins
  • Casting the Runes by M. R. James
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Original title: The Haunted Looking Glass: Ghost Stories Chosen and Illustrated by Edward Gorey
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts

The following works are contained within this one:
     Signalman, the (1866) [Short Story]
      Author: Charles Dickens
     Body-Snatcher, the (1884) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
     Man-Size in Marble (1893) [Short Story]
      Author: Edith Nesbit
     Monkey's Paw, the (1902) [Short Story]
      Author: W. W. Jacobs
     August Heat (1910) [Short Story]
      Author: W. F. Harvey
     Casting the Runes (1911) [Short Story]
      Author: M. R. James

Edition #1: Edward Gorey's Haunted Looking Glass

Edward Gorey's Haunted Looking Glass (1959)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Edward Gorey
Illustrated by: Edward Gorey
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The Haunted Looking Glass (February 2001)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9780940322684
Dimensions: 5 x 7.9 x 0.7 in
Pages: 254

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Edward Gorey's Haunted Looking Glass (1984)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Avenel Books
ISBN: 9780517448984
Pages: 315

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