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Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter by Sheridan Le Fanu

First published as “Schalken the Painter” in Dublin University Magazine, May 1839. Republished in The Purcell Papers, 1880.

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Horror Books to Look Forward to in the Fall

The fall is perfect for some new horror. But it is also when the publishing houses are flooding the marked with books from all genre. And those writing horror might fall a bit behind because of this. But don’t despair. We at Moonmausoleum have found some great-looking titles we are really looking forward to hit the shelves in the fall.

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The Haunter of the Dark by H.P Lovecraft

“The Haunter of the Dark” is a horror short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft, written between 5–9 November 1935 and published in the December 1936 edition of Weird Tales (Vol. 28, No. 5, p. 538–53). It was the last-written of the author’s known works, and is part of the Cthulhu Mythos

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La Llorona

La Llorona is a famous Mexican folk tale. It align itself with other similar legend of the scorned woman, the woman in white and the weeping woman.

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The Outsider by H.P Lovecraft

“The Outsider” is a short story by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written between March and August 1921, it was first published in Weird Tales, April 1926.[1] In this work, a mysterious individual who has been living alone in a castle for as long as he can remember decides to break free in search of human contact and light. “The Outsider” is one of Lovecraft’s most commonly reprinted works and is also one of the most popular stories ever to be published in Weird Tales.

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Dagon by H.P Lovecraft

Dagon is a short story written by H.P Lovecraft. It was written in July 1917 and is one of the first stories that Lovecraft wrote as an adult. It was first published in the November 1919 edition of The Vagrant (issue #11).[2] Dagon was later published in Weird Tales. Dagon is the first of Lovecraft’s stories to introduce a Cthulhu Mythos element — the sea deity Dagon itself.

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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

“The Tell-Tale Heart” is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1843. It is related by an unnamed narrator who endeavors to convince the reader of the narrator’s sanity while simultaneously describing a murder the narrator committed. The victim was an old man with a filmy “vulture-eye”, as the narrator calls it. The narrator emphasizes the careful calculation of the murder, attempting the perfect crime, complete with dismembering and hiding the body under the floorboards.