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Literature of the Fantastic

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The Book of Wonder by Lord Dunsany
Carmilla by J. Sheridan LeFanu
The Damned Thing by Ambrose Bierce
The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome
The Demon of the Gibbet by Fitz-James O'Brien
A Death in the Working by Debra Doyle
Dracula's Guest by Bram Stoker
An Egyptian Hornet by Algernon Blackwood
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar by Edgar Allan Poe
The Fairies by William Allingham
Fragment of a Novel by George Gordon, Lord Byron
The Haunted Author by Marcus Clarke
An Inhabitant of Carcosa by Ambrose Bierce
The Judge's House by Bram Stoker
The King In Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
The Last Real New Yorker in the World by Doyle and Macdonald
Lenore by Gottfried August Bürger
A Mery Play Betwene Johan Johan, the Husbande, Tyb, his Wyfe, and Syr Jhan, the Preest by John Heywood
The Mortal Immortal by Mary Shelley
Moxon's Master by Ambrose Bierce
The Night Wire by H. F. Arnold
On Suivi Point by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald
Seven Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
Tobermory by Saki
Tomlinson by Rudyard Kipling
The Truth About Pyecraft by H. G. Wells
Uncle Joshua and the Grooglemen by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald
The Queen's Mirror by Doyle and Macdonald
The Vampyre by John Polidori
Wake Not the Dead by Johann Ludwig Tieck

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