New PDF release: Modern Horror Writers

By Harold Bloom

ISBN-10: 0791022242

ISBN-13: 9780791022245

Offers biographical, serious, and bibliographical info on 13 major secret and horror writers from the Nineteen Thirties to the Nineteen Sixties, together with Margery Allingham, Erle Stanley Gardner, Ngaio Marsh, Ellery Queen, Rex Stout, and Josephine Tey.

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1905.  1905.  1906.  1906.  1907.  1908.  1908.  1908.  1909.  1910.  1910.  1911.  1911.  1912.  1912.  1912.  1913.  1913.  1913.  1913.  1914.  1914.  1915.  1916.  1916.  1916.  1917.  1917.  1917.  1917.  1918.  1918.  1918.  1918.  1918.  1919.  1919.  1920.  1920.  1920.  1921.  1921.  1922.  1922.  1923.  1923.  1923.  1924.  1924.  1924.  1924.  1924.  1925.  1925.  1925.  1925.  1925.  1926.  1926.  1927.  1927.  1928.  1928.  1929.  1929.  1929.  1930.  1930.  1930.  1930.  1931.  1932.

1933.  1933.  1933.  1934.  1934.  1935.  1935.  1936.  4 vols.  1938.  1939.  1940.  1974.  1988.  1991.  1992.  In 1888 Blackwood entered Edinburgh University, but he left the next year.  Blackwood lived in desperate poverty at this time, although his circumstances improved when he became a reporter for the New York Times in 1895 and then a private secretary to the wealthy banker James Speyer in 1897.  He became interested in paranormal phenomena, joining the Golden Dawn in 1900.  A Prisoner in Fairyland (1913) was later adapted into the play The Starlight Express, with music by Elgar.

1935.  1936.  4 vols.  1938.  1939.  1940.  1974.  1988.  1991.  1992.  In 1888 Blackwood entered Edinburgh University, but he left the next year.  Blackwood lived in desperate poverty at this time, although his circumstances improved when he became a reporter for the New York Times in 1895 and then a private secretary to the wealthy banker James Speyer in 1897.  He became interested in paranormal phenomena, joining the Golden Dawn in 1900.  A Prisoner in Fairyland (1913) was later adapted into the play The Starlight Express, with music by Elgar.

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