Curl up with this collection of classic scary stories from the masters of the genre.
With dozens of stories of the macabre, fantastic, and supernatural, Classic Horror Tales is sure to keep readers on the edges of their seats. This collection of works by classic writers spans more than a century—from 19th-century trailblazers such as John William Polidori, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Washington Irving to 20th-century masters like Saki, Edith Wharton, and Franz Kafka.
The fear of the unknown is a driving force in literature, and the horror genre surpasses all others in bringing this idea to the forefront of the reader's consciousness. A wide range of cultures and classes of society are represented in this volume, reminding us that dark forces lurk all around us—for even in broad daylight, a shadow exists somewhere.
A fascinating collection of the finest stories that emerged from World War I.
World War I, also known as “the Great War” and “the War to End All Wars,” devastated much of Europe from 1914 to 1918. While the war dramatically changed the world’s political landscape for generations to come, it also brought forth a wide range of powerful and memorable works of literature. This collection includes pieces such as Edith Wharton’s “Coming Home,” Ernest Hemingway’s “In Another Country,” and W. Somerset Maugham’s “The Traitor.” Fourteen classic stories from World War I will give readers a deeper understanding of the lives of the people involved in the conflict.