Book Description

Classic haunted house ghoststories curated by world-renowned filmmaker and horror genre expert John Landis.

This beautifully presented, highly collectible anthology features ghost stories that have enthralled, terrified and inspired readers decade after decade. Some are relatively well known; others are long-lost treasures, awaiting rediscovery.

The selection includes tales of terror by Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft, and Percival Landon; studies of creeping dread by Edgar Allan Poe and Henry James; short, sharp shockers by Ambrose Bierce, M.R. James and Lafcadio Hearn; and comedic masterpieces by Oscar Wilde and Saki.

Mr. Landis' own introduction explores each tale's fascinating impact on the contemporary horror genre.

Step inside these ghost-ridden repositories of supernatural evil, if you dare...

"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." H. P. Lovecraft

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. How to use this eBook
  5. There Are Some Doors That Should Never Be Opened
  6. The Turn of the Screw
  7. The Fall of the House of Usher
  8. The Haunted and the Haunters; or, the House and the Brain
  9. The Empty House
  10. The Red Room
  11. The Shunned House
  12. The Spook House
  13. The Canterville Ghost
  14. Thurnley Abbey
  15. The Judge’s House
  16. The Yellow Wallpaper
  17. The Haunted Dolls’ House
  18. The Horla
  19. The Reconciliation
  20. The Open Window
  21. Copyright