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The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849

Edited and Introduced


Andrew Barger

The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849’ will likely become a best seller . . .What makes this collection (of truly terrifying tales!) so satisfying is the presence of a brief introduction before each story, sharing some comments about the writer and elements of the tale. Barger has once again whetted our appetites for fright, spent countless hours making these twelve stories accessible and available, and has provided in one book the best of the best of horror short stories. It is a winner.

AmZ Top Ten Reviewer

Through his introduction and footnotes, Barger aims for readers both scholarly and casual, ensuring that the authors get their due while making the work accessible overall to the mainstream.


[a] top to bottom pick for anyone who appreciates where the best of horror came from.

Midwest Book Review

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