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Published by Fontana in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by R. Chetwynd-Hayes.
The Physical Object
Pagination190p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14875795M
ISBN 100006124585

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Here we meet Daphne du Maurier, but also the Morgawr, or Cornish sea-monster, fairies, piskies, giants, smugglers, I'm grateful for a review copy of this book. This isn’t a /5.   Cornwall, England’s most scenic county: windswept moors, rugged cliffs and wild, foaming seas. But smugglers and wreckers once haunted its hidden coves, mermaid myths abound, pixie lore lingers, henges signal a pagan past, and fanged beasts stalk the ancient, overgrown lanes /5(5). 9 • Introduction (Cornish Tales of Terror) • () • essay by R. Chetwynd-Hayes 13 • Popular Romances of the West of England (excerpt) • () • short fiction by Robert Hunt (). item 3 IDWs Tales Of Terror: v. 1 by Smith, Beau Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping - IDWs Tales Of Terror: v. 1 by Smith, Beau Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping.

Cornwall is the ideal setting for a tale of terror. Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif; Cornish Tales of Terror: ed. R. Chetwynd-Hayes Fontana (Fontana Tales of Terror): 0 . ‘Highlights of the book are “We Who Sing Beneath the Ground” by Mark Morris, an excellent, breathtaking tale set in an isolated Cornish farm where a terrifying truth is lurking, and “A Beast By Any Other Name” by Adrian Cole, an outstanding, gripping story blending horror, the supernatural, and the atmosphere of a B&W film noir, all graced by terrific storytelling.’.   Between the stories are short essays about mysterious Cornwall, and about some of the authors who have been inspired by it. Here we meet Daphne du Maurier, but also the Morgawr, or Cornish sea-monster, fairies, piskies, giants, smugglers, murderers and many more. These sections draw both on traditions and more recent sightings and s: 6.

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