A Terrifying Taste of Short & Shivery: Thirty Creepy Tales by Robert D. San Souci, Katherine Coville

By Robert D. San Souci, Katherine Coville

Ghoulies, ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties inhabit those 30 chilling stories collected from all over the world. Creepy vintage and modern tales from Australia, Germany, India, El Salvador, and elsewhere--including a fit supporting of yank apparitions--will continue readers and listeners scared stiff. Do you dare stroll down the lane the place "Crooker Waits"? Or might you fairly shake "The furry Hands"? Twenty eerie illustrations spotlight this better half to Robert D. San Souci's prior collections of frightening tales, which School Library Journal referred to as "an absolute satisfaction. . . . younger readers will gobble up those thirty exciting snacks and beg for more." have fun with this supernatural deal with for spine-tingling enjoyable!

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City of frivolous angels and a handful of demons ripe for the pawnshop. Shy city in dialogue, shy germ in a conversation of to­ morrow. City of wits, of lickspittles, of boon companions. ) Plague city with the smell of death! By the black water of the Danube and the dirty oil in the distance: Let me think o f the radiance of a day that I have also seen, green and white and sober, after fallen rain, 52 The Thirtieth Year when the city was washed and purified, when the streets ran out star-shaped from its core, its strong heart, purified, when the children on every floor began to practise a new etude, when the trams came back from the Central Cemetery with all the wreaths and bunches o f asters from the previous year, because there was resurrection, from death, from oblivion!

Even before he began kissing one of the girls, Leni had already been abandoned. Even before he overcame a residue of resistance and bashfulness and went for the other one, his fear had been got rid of. But then he paid, because he couldn’t shut his ears to the shrill words and the mad stammer that encircled him. He couldn’t turn back now and he couldn’t shut his eyes, he paid with his eyes for everything which before and afterwards it was vouch­ safed him to see on those nights when a light was burning.

He wants to rebel and he doesn’t want to. He tends to understand weakness, error and stupidity, and he would like to combat them, to pillory them. He tolerates and doesn’t tolerate. Hates and doesn’t hate. Can’t tolerate and can’t hate. That too is a reason for disappearing. In his diary for that year stand the sentences: ‘I love freedom, which comes to an end in everything that stands firm, I want to bring to light black earth and catastrophes. ), countless legal and moral systems are possible.

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