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Peter Haining – Where Nightmares Are

Posted by demonik on July 27, 2010

Peter Haining – Where Nightmares Are (Mayflower-Dell, April, 1966: Mayflower, 1969: Severn House, 1983)



Introduction – Peter Haining

Ambrose Bierce – Moxon’s Master
Robert Louis Stevenson – The Bodysnatcher
Edgar Allan Poe – The Man That Was Used Up
Guy De Maupassant – Night
Nathaniel Hawthorne – Rappaccini’s Daughter
Fitz-James O’Brien – What Was it?
J. S. Le Fanu – The Familiar
Charles Dickens – The Trial For Murder
Washington Irving – The Spectre Bridegroom
Robert Louis Stevenson – Thrawn Janet
Edgar Allan Poe – The Cask Of Amontillado
Ambrose Bierce – An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
J. S. Le Fanu – The White Cat Of Drumgunniol
Robert W. Chambers – Passeur

Blurb: doesn’t have one; it just says “Horror by” and names some of the contributors

See also Where Nightmares Are thread on Vault forum.

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Peter Haining – More Christopher Lee ….

Posted by demonik on July 17, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.) – More of Christopher Lee’s New Chamber of Horrors (Mayflower, 1976)

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Algernon Blackwood – The Empty Sleeve
H. P. Lovecraft – The Thing On The Doorstep
Fritz Leiber – Four Ghosts In Hamlet
John Collier – The Devil, George And Rosie
Ray Bradbury – The October Game
Dennis Wheatley – A Life For A Life
Richard Matheson – No Such Thing As A Vampire

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Peter Haining (ed.) – The Satanists

Posted by demonik on July 14, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.) –  The Satanists  (Neville Spearman, 1969, Mayflower, 1971)

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Peter Haining – Modern Satanism: The Facts

Montague Summers – The Satanic Mass
E. F. Benson – The Sanctuary
Algernon Blackwood – Ancient Sorceries
H. P. Lovecraft – The Festival
August Derleth – The Watcher From The Sky
Dennis Wheatley – The Black Magician (extract from “The Satanist”)
Aleister Crowley – The Initiation
Margaret Irwin – The Book
Cleve Cartmill – No News Today
Robert Bloch – Spawn Of The Dark One (AKA Sweet Sixteen)

Black Magic Battle In The Church (short article from ‘The Sun’)

Haining’s essay is pretty sober in comparison to the mighty A. V. Sellwood collaberation “Devil Worship In Britain” (Corgi, 1964)

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Peter Haining – Where Nightmares Are

Posted by demonik on July 14, 2007

Peter Haining (ed.) – Where Nightmares Are (Mayflower, 1966, 1969: Severn House, 1983)

Peter Haining - Where Nightmares Are

Introduction – Peter Haining

Ambrose Bierce – Moxon’s Master
Robert Louis Stevenson – The Bodysnatcher
Edgar Allan Poe – The Man That Was Used Up
Guy De Maupassant – Night
Nathaniel Hawthorne – Rappaccini’s Daughter
Fitz-James O’Brien – What Was it?
J. S. Le Fanu – The Familiar
Charles Dickens – The Trial For Murder
Washington Irving – The Spectre Bridegroom
Robert Louis Stevenson – Thrawn Janet
Edgar Allan Poe – The Cask Of Amontillado
Ambrose Bierce – An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
J. S. Le Fanu – The White Cat Of Drumgunniol
Robert W. Chambers – Passeur

 Where Nightmares Are

Cover of the Severn House edition

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