The Premature Burial – short story

“The Premature Burial” is a horror short story on the theme of being buried alive, written by Edgar Allan Poe, (1809-1849), and published in 1844 in The Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper. Fear of being buried alive was common in …

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The Dunwich Horror – short story by H.P. Lovecraft

“The Dunwich Horror” is a short story by H.P. Lovecraft, first published in the April 1929 issue of Weird Tales. It takes place in Dunwich, a fictional town in Massachusetts and is considered one of the core stories of the Cthulhu Mythos. Although …

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From Beyond – short story by H.P. Lovecraft

“From Beyond” is a short story by science fiction and horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. It was written in 1920 and was first published in The Fantasy Fan in June 1934 (Vol. 1, No. 10). The story is told from the first …

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The Monkey’s Paw – short story

The Monkey’s Paw is a horror short story by W. W. Jacobs, published in England in 1902. The story involves Mr. and Mrs. White and their adult son, Herbert. Sergeant-Major Morris, a friend …

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Pan Book of Horror Stories

The Pan Book of Horror Stories was a paperback series of short horror story anthologies published by Pan Books Ltd. The series ran to thirty volumes, the first published in …

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