20 terrifying tales of horror written by such masters of the genre as Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft and Ambrose Bierce. Steel your nerves for encounters with ghouls, werewolves, invisible vampires, screaming skulls, monstrous slugs and, not least of all, the cruelty and murderous nastiness of your fellow-man. Ideal reading for newcomers to the horror story and aficionados alike. A companion volume to 'Classic Horror Stories', 'Classic Ghost Stories', 'Classic Ghost Stories 2' and 'Classic Short Stories'.