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The shilling shockers

The shilling shockers

stories of terrorfrom the Gothic bluebooks

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror tales, English.,
  • English fiction -- 19th century.,
  • Gothic revival (Literature)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. (181)-183.

    Statementedited by Peter Haining.
    ContributionsHaining, Peter, 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1309.H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21261155M
    ISBN 100312717342
    OCLC/WorldCa4851420

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