Classic Horror Stories & Ghostly Tales I

Classic Horror Stories & Ghostly Tales I

MnGeFiction's Top Picks of classic tales of horror, mystery and the supernatural, from the masters and mistresses of this genre; dark, fiendish, ghoulish, gothic and creepy tales, long and short ones, and some amusing ones even.

(Note: A few of these authors may not necessarily be categorized exclusively under this genre; they are nevertheless renowned literary authors in their own right.)

(Note: FYI, Kindle versions and preview links are given where available.)

The Dead And The Countesss (1905) by Gertrude Atherton
(A short story collected in The Bell In The Fog, And Other Stories (1905).)

Ghosts That Have Haunted Me (1898) by John Kendrick Bangs
(A short story collected in Ghosts I Have Met, And Some Others (1898).)

A Bottomless Grave (1970) by Ambrose Bierce
(A short story collected in The Complete Short Stories Of Ambrose Bierce (1970), first published in the San Francisco Examiner on 26 February 1888.)

Wuthering Heights (1847) by Emily Brontë
(A novel.)

In Kropfsberg Keep (1895) by Ralph Adams Cram
(A short story collected in Black Spirits and White: A Book of Ghost Stories (1895).)

A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens
(A novella, A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol.)

The Signal-Man (1866) by Charles Dickens
(A short story, The Signal-Man was first published as part of the Mugby Junction collection in the 1866 Christmas edition of All the Year Round.)

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