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7 edition of Short and scary! found in the catalog.

Short and scary!

a book of very short scary stories

by Louise Cooper

  • 263 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror tales, English.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouise Cooper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6053.O573 S56 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3648563M
    ISBN 100192781901
    LC Control Number2002489500
    OCLC/WorldCa49906950

      Edgar Allan Poe was a master at creating horror and dread in just a few pages. This collection contains some of his most famous short stories of madness and violence, including 'The Tell-Tale Heart', 'The Masque of the Red Death' and 'The Fall of the House of Usher'. Deliciously dark, the horror in these stories comes from their building doom. And unlike horror movies that often rely on jump scares and gore, these well-written scary books provide all the creepiness without those concerns. So try out one of our favorite horror books, and for more spooky stories, try our Best Ghost Stories for Kids and Teens.

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