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Classic Horror Stories celebrates the rich literary legacy of the tale of the supernatural and the macabre with more than 40 stories that span the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book's lineup of writers reads like a who's who of classic horror authors from America, Great Britain, and the European continent: Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Machen, Guy de Maupassant, William Hope Hodgson, Ambrose Bierce, Edith Wharton, and more. Its selections include some of the finest weird tales ever published, among them Lovecraft's "The Colour out of Space," Blackwood's "The Willows," Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher," Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Body-Snatcher," William Fryer Harvey's "August Heat," and W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw." Classic Horror Stories is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.