Stories of the strange and sinister

by Frank Baker

Publisher: William Kimber and Co

Written in English
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Frank Baker, R.B. Russell (Introduction) Rating details 21 ratings 3 reviews. Sadly neglected today, Frank Baker () was an intriguing and highly original author of fantasy and horror fiction, best known for his post-apocalyptic novel of an avian attack, The Birds (), which may have been an influence on Hitchcock’s film, and Miss Hargreaves (), a classic in which two /5.

Included are wonderfully macabre tales like ‘The Chocolate Box’, in which a discarded box found on a Cornish moor contains a gruesome surprise, and ‘In the Steam Room’, where a man enjoying a sauna believes he glimpses a horrible event through the steam, as well as more subtle tales of the fantastic like ‘My Lady Sweet.

First published in and long unavailable, Stories of the Strange and Sinister collects ten of Baker's short stories and displays the versatility of his work. Included are wonderfully macabre tales like 'The Chocolate Box', in which a discarded box found on a Cornish moor contains a gruesome surprise, and 'In the Steam Room', where a man Stories of the strange and sinister book a sauna believes he glimpses a horrible event through the steam, as well as more subtle tales of the fantastic Stories of the strange and sinister book 'My Lady Sweet, Arise', in Author: Frank Baker.

Stories of the Strange and Sinister () Frank Baker. With a new introduction by R.B. Russell. Book Description. Sadly neglected today, Frank Baker () was an intriguing and highly original author of fantasy and horror fiction, best known for his post-apocalyptic novel of an avian attack, The Birds (), which may have been an influence on Hitchcock’s film, and Miss Hargreaves(), a classic.

Tradepaperback – Valancourt – Mar () Ten of Baker’s short stories that showcase the versatility of his work, with a new introduction by R. Russell. The Green Steps – Cornish Harvest, My Lady Sweet, Arise. The Sack – Stories of Horror, Art Thou Languid. Playboy's Stories of the Sinister and Strange book.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The green steps --My lady sweet, arise --The sack --Art thou languid?--The chocolate box --Quintin Claribel --In the steam room --Flowers I leave you --Coombe Morwen --Tyme tryeth Titles: Stories of the strange and sinister.

Stories of the Strange and Sinister reflects both Baker’s strengths and weaknesses as a writer. He describes his fellow man with sympathy and understanding and makes him believable.

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It was in the s that Highgate Cemetery found itself inhabited by a most unwelcome visitor: a seven-to-eight-feet-tall monster with bright red eyes, an evil. Most people have a specific book or movie that they think of when they read or hear the word. It doesn’t matter whether the root of the sinister nature is supernatural or man-made: it is still unsettling and will send shivers down your spine.

Much like the haunted house trope, sinister institutions aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. I also want to get the Early Bird Books newsletter featuring great deals on ebooks. Gone in the Night: The Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Rudolf Diesel. Frank Baker, as R.B. Russell writes in his introduction to “Stories of the Strange and Sinister” (Valancourt; paperback, $) is probably best known for two novels.

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P. Lovecraft, believed to have been written in late It was first published in the journal Leaves inafter Lovecraft's death. In the story fragment, the narrator is given an ancient book by a strange bookseller, and when he takes it home and examines it, weird and sinister events ensue.Sinister is a supernatural horror film directed and co-written by Scott film stars Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone, Fred Thompson, and Vincent D' plot revolves around true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt (Hawke) whose discovery of Super 8 home movies depicting grisly murders found in the attic of his new house puts his family in danger.