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Dreads and drolls, (ebook)

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Dreads and drolls
Title
Dreads and drolls
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Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1926, "Dreads and Drolls" is a collection of essays compiled by Welsh author and mystic Arthur Machan, many of which were taken from the publication "The Graphic". The essays concern various historical and purportedly true tales of real characters and the strange and seemingly supernatural situations surrounding them and, often, their demises. This volume is not to be missed by lovers of the macabre and those with an interest in the unearthly and unexplained. Contents include: "The Man with the Silver Staff", "The Adventurer of the Long-Lost Brother", "7B Coney Court", "The Strange Case of Emily Weston", "The Highbury Mystery", "The Little People", "Madame Rachel", "The Campden Wonder", "The Man From Nowhere", "Morduck the Witch", "Doubles in Crime", "How Clubs Began", "Mr. Lutterloh", etc. Arthur Machen (1863 - 1947) was a Welsh author and renowned mystic during the 1890s and early 20th century who garnered literary acclaim for his contributions to the supernatural, horror, and fantasy fiction genres. His seminal novella "The Great God Pan" (1890) has become a classic of horror fiction, with Stephen King describing it as one of the best horror stories written in the English language. Other notable fans of his gruesome tales include William Butler Yeats and Arthur Conan Doyle, and his work has been compared to that of Robert Louis Stevenson, Bram Stoker, and Oscar Wilde. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1863-1947
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Machen, Arthur
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Short stories, English
  • Horror tales
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Anecdotes
Target audience
adult
Label
Dreads and drolls, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781528785174
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12272526
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12272526
System control number
MWT12272526
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dreads and drolls, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781528785174
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12272526
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12272526
System control number
MWT12272526
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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