The Weiser Book of Horror and the Occult
Hidden Magic, Occult Truths, and the Stories That Started It AlleBook - 2014
Horror Takes Its Time Looking for a thoughtful fright? Or perhaps a frightful thought? Packed with stories selected by one of today's leading esoteric scholars, this book will do more than make your toes curl and your skin crawl. These tales reveal hidden truths, inspire forbidden pursuits, and divulge the secrets of magical initiation in the guise of fiction. Covering topics from rituals to hauntings to the Devil himself, this one-of-a-kind volume includes selections from: Aleister Crowley Ambrose Bierce Arthur Machen Edgar Allan Poe Robert W. Chambers Ralph Adams Cram H. P. Lovecraft Dion Fortune Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton Bram Stoker As DuQuette writes in his introduction, horror takes its time. It creeps in, seeps in, and lingers. These stories will take you hours to read, but they will stay with you, biting at your heels from the shadows, eternally. Don't say we didn't warn you...
Publisher: [United States] : Red Wheel Weiser : Made available through hoopla, 2014.
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Characteristics: 1 online resource