An eclectic collection of seminal works by some of the world's greatest writers. Included are two stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and the first draft of the Great Gatsby; Two by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, including one yarn he wrote for royalty; Three by Lovecraft, including the very first Cthulhu Mythos story, and two influential pieces by Catherine Mansfield.
Inspired by both the fiction of Universal Films and the truth of Doctor Frankenstein, a paranoid professor of fusion energy dreams of building his own creature. And these creations will be the bane of bloodsucking ghosts who terrorize the American Midwest
Herbert West can revivify the dead – after a fashion. Miskatonic University librarian Charles Milburn agrees to help him, compromising his principles and his romance with Alma Halsey, daughter of the Dean of Medicine. West’s experiments become increasingly risky, but when he prepares to cross the ultimate border, only Charles can save his life – if his conscience lets him.