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Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror

By Chris Priestley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Isbn : 9781599906980
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 838
  • File Pdf: uncle-montague-s-tales-of-terror.pdf

Book Summary:

This spine-tingling novel has more than enough fear factor for the most ardent fan of scary stories. Uncle Montague lives alone in a big house, but regular visits from his nephew, Edgar, give him the opportunity to recount some of the frightening stories he knows. As each tale unfolds, an eerie pattern emerges of young lives gone awry in the most terrifying of ways. Young Edgar begins to wonder just how Uncle Montague knows all these ghastly tales. This clever collection of stories-within-a-story is perfectly matched with darkly witty illustrations by David Roberts. Look for the other spine-tingling book in Chris Priestley's Tales of Terror series, Tales of Terror from the Black Ship!

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  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 314
  • File Pdf: the-gothic-quest-a-history-of-the-gothic-novel.pdf

Book Summary:

“The Gothic Quest - A History of the Gothic Novel” is a 1938 treatise by Montague Summers on the subject of the Gothic novel, looking at its origins, evolution, and role in contemporary literature. Augustus Montague Summers (1880 – 1948) was an English clergyman and author most famous for his studies on vampires, witches and werewolves—all of which he believed to be very much real. He also wrote the first English translation of the infamous 15th-century witch hunter's manual, the “Malleus Maleficarum”, in 1928. Contents include: “The Romantic Feeling”, “Notes to Chapter I”, “The Publishers and the Circulating Libraries”, “Notes to Chapter II”, “Influences from Abroad”, “Notes to Chapter III”, “Historical Gothic”, “Notes to Chapters IV”, “Matthew Gregory Lewis”, etc. Other notable works by this author include: “A Popular History of Witchcraft” (1937), “Witchcraft and Black Magic” (1946), and “The Physical Phenomena of Mysticism” (1947). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

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By V&S EDITORIAL BOARD
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : V&S Publishers
  • Isbn : 9352151925
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 582
  • File Pdf: terror-stories.pdf

Book Summary:

"e;Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it,"e; said C.S. Lewis, one of the greatest English writers of the medieval period. This book is a part of a set of ten books of the Greatest Classic Series containing captivating, amazing and mysterious stories, full of horror and hair-raising suspense -- all written by world famous authors, like Ambrose Bierce, H.P Lovecraft, Louisa Annie Murray, Vincent O' Sullivan, Mary Wilkins, Edgar Allen Poe, H.G Wells and many more. Actually, the entire classic series has been aimed to enrich the young minds with the wonderful assets of English language and literature and to develop their interest in understanding the language, inculcating in them the reading habits, particularly among the school- going children in the age group of 12 to 18 years studying in higher classes from standard seven to twelve. This book contains an introductory page exclusively about the author, his brief life sketch, notable works and achievements along with word meanings of difficult words on each page marked and highlighted in the text for the students' convenience and easy understanding of the story. There is also an Exercise part after each story titled as 'An Understanding' containing four or five Questions which the reader/student has to answer making the book all the more interesting and reader-friendly. Therefore, these books are a must read for all the students, irrespective of their age, education and social background. Even the teachers may find it interesting and can recommend the books for the senior classes as supplementary reading.