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Terry Hale(ed) - The Dedalus Book of French Horror the 19th Century
| Horror/Short stories | epub | 555 kb |
This anthology provides a representative selection of a century of French horror writing by such authors as Petrus Borel, Theophile Gautier, Gerard de Nerval, Charles Nodier, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Baudelaire, and J.K. Huysmans, most appearing for the first time in English. It traces the full development of a genre that initially appeared in the aftermath of the French Revolution, and has been used to explore the most terrifying aspects of science and social life.