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The Resource Haunted Castles

Haunted Castles

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Haunted Castles
Title
Haunted Castles
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Ray Russell
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Language
eng
Summary
Part of a new six-volume series of the best in classic horror, selected by Academy Award-winning director of The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro Filmmaker and longtime horror literature fan Guillermo del Toro serves as the curator for the Penguin Horror series, a new collection of classic tales and poems by masters of the genre. Included here are some of del Toro’s favorites, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Ray Russell’s short story “Sardonicus,” considered by Stephen King to be “perhaps the finest example of the modern Gothic ever written,” to Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House and stories by Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Ted Klein, and Robert E. Howard. Featuring original cover art by Penguin Art Director Paul Buckley, these stunningly creepy deluxe hardcovers will be perfect additions to the shelves of horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and paranormal aficionados everywhere. Haunted Castles Haunted Castles is the definitive, complete collection of Ray Russell's masterful Gothic horror stories, including the famously terrifying novella trio of "Sardonicus," "Sanguinarius," and "Sagittarius." The characters that sprawl through Haunted Castles are frightful to the core: the heartless monster holding two lovers in limbo; the beautiful dame journeying down a damned road toward depravity (with the help of an evil gypsy); the man who must wear his fatal crimes on his face in the form of an awful smile. Engrossing, grotesque, perverted, and completely entrancing, Russell's Gothic tales are the best kind of dreadful
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Summary
Haunted Castles is the definitve, complete collection of Ray Russell's masterful Gothic horror stories, including the famously terrifying novella trio of "Sardonicus," "Sanguinarius," and "Sagittarius."
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10221980
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ray Russell
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1964-
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Toro, Guillermo del
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True
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Fiction / Gothic
Target audience
adult
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the complete gothic stories
Label
Haunted Castles
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Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300003604
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101627112
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Haunted Castles
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300003604
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101627112
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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