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The Horla and Others: Guy de Maupassant's Best Weird Fiction and Ghost Stories: Tales of Mystery, Murder, Fantasy & Horror

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The Horla and Others: Guy de Maupassant's Best Weird Fiction and Ghost Stories: Tales of Mystery, Murder, Fantasy & Horror - Kellermeyer, M Grant (Editor), and Dunne, M Walter (Translated by), and Ranous, Dora Knowlton (Translated by)
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Before succumbing to the insanity that ravaged his later life, Guy de Maupassant established a reputation as France's preeminent short story writer, an artist whose cynical and macabre visions paralleled those of Hoffmann and Poe, and directly influenced those of Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and H.P. Lovecraft. His stories are nightmarescapes of psychopathy, corruption, and decadence, featuring a serial-killer judge, a maddening episode of cabin fever (which influenced The Shinning), a gruesome discovery during a night on ...

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The Horla and Others: Guy de Maupassant's Best Weird Fiction and Ghost Stories: Tales of Mystery, Murder, Fantasy & Horror 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781500882549

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