Detailed view for the Book: Color of Evil, the (Anthology)

This highly acclaimed anthology traces the evolution of horror, from Nathaniel Hawthorn and Edgar Allan Poe to Stephen King. Adopted by colleges across the country to be used in literature courses, The Dark Descent showcases some of the finest horror fiction ever written.


PART I: The Color of Evil

Introduction by David G. Hartwell
"The Reach," by Stephen King
"Evening Primrose," by John Collier
"The Ash-Tree," by M. R. James
"The New Mother," by Lucy Clifford
"There's a Long, Long Trail a-Winding," by Russell Kirk
"The Call of Cthulhu," by H. P. Lovecraft
"The Summer People," by Shirley Jackson
"The Whimper of Whipped Dogs," by Harlan Ellison
"Young Goodman Brown," by Nathaniel Hawthorne
"Mr. Justice Harbottle," by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
"The Crowd," by Ray Bradbury
"The Autopsy," by Michael Shea
"John Charrington's Wedding," by E. Nesbit
"Sticks," by Karl Edward Wagner
"Larger Than Oneself," by Robert Aickman
"Belsen Express," by Fritz Leiber
"Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper," by Robert Bloch
"If Damon Comes," by Charles L. Grant
"Vandy, Vandy," by Manly Wade Wellman

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