Description

A new, lyrical collection of famous stories and the less well-known.

A collection of characteristically playful yet philosophical Irish ghost stories from authors such as Oscar Wilde (The Canterville Ghost), Sheridan Le Fanu (The Child That Went With The Fairies, Stories Of Lough Guir), Charles Maturin (extracts from Melmoth the Wanderer), Lord Dunsany ('The Sword of Welleran') and Fitz-James O'Brien ('The Diamond Lens', 'What Was It?').

FLAME TREE 451: From myth to mystery, the supernatural to horror, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.

About the author(s)

Maura McHugh lives in Galway, Ireland and graduated with an MA in Irish 19th Century Supernatural Fiction. She writes across a variety of media, including prose, theatre, film/TV, video games, and comic books. Her 2019 story collection The Boughs Withered (When I Told Them My Dreams), was nominated for the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection.

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