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- DescriptionCharacterized by gratuitous acts of brutality and surprise endings, these tales of obsession and violence are the creations of a 20th-century French writer whose works were staged by the legendary Theatre du Grand-Guigl of Paris. The precursors of modern thrillers and slasher films, the nearly 40 stories have been selected and introduced by horror specialist S. T. Joshi.
- Author BiographyFrench author Maurice Level (1875-1926) specialized in macabre short stories that appeared in Parisian newspapers and were staged by the Theatre du Grand-Guignol, a repertory company famed for its gory melodramas. S. T. Joshi is a literary critic, novelist, and a leading figure in the study of H. P. Lovecraft and other authors of weird and fantastic fiction.
- Author(s)Maurice Level
- PublisherDover Publications Inc.
- Date of Publication29/04/2016
- SubjectHorror & Ghost Stories
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDover Publications Inc.
- Weight272 g
- Width139 mm
- Height215 mm
- Spine10 mm
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