Great Irish Tales of Horror: A Treasury of Fear edited by Peter Haining [U.K FIRST EDITION] 1995

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Great Irish Tales of Horror - A Treasury of Fear edited and introduced by Peter Haining


U.K. 1st. 

Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition.

Minor shelf wear.  Reads as new. 

From legends retold around the peat fire to modern stories of psychological terror, the Irish have always had a fascination with fear. Drawn from 200 years of short story writing, this book includes 24 powerful Irish tales with more than enough material to set pulses racing: satanic figures, ghosts, and hapless victims fleeing from their inescapable dooms. Writers includes such giants of classic horror fiction as Bram Stoker, Sax Rohmer, and Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; masters like George Bernard Shaw, John Millington Synge, and Dorothy Macardle; and such modern exponents of the genre as Brian Cleeve, Jack Higgins, and Neil Jordan.