The Resource Dark tales, Shirley Jackson ; foreword by Ottessa Moshfegh

Dark tales, Shirley Jackson ; foreword by Ottessa Moshfegh

Label
Dark tales
Title
Dark tales
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Jackson ; foreword by Ottessa Moshfegh
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Language
eng
Summary
"For the first time in one volume, a collection of Shirley Jackson's scariest stories, with a foreword by PEN/Hemingway Award winner Ottessa Moshfegh After the publication of her short story "The Lottery" in the New Yorker in 1948 received an unprecedented amount of attention, Shirley Jackson was quickly established as a master horror storyteller. This collection of classic and newly reprinted stories provides readers with more of her unsettling, dark tales, including the "The Possibility of Evil" and "The Summer People." In these deliciously dark stories, the daily commute turns into a nightmarish game of hide and seek, the loving wife hides homicidal thoughts and the concerned citizen might just be an infamous serial killer. In the haunting world of Shirley Jackson, nothing is as it seems and nowhere is safe, from the city streets to the crumbling country pile, and from the small-town apartment to the dark, dark woods. There's something sinister in suburbia. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-1965
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Shirley
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3519.A392
LC item number
A6 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Moshfegh, Ottessa
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Horror tales
  • Romance fiction
  • FICTION / Gothic
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Supernatural
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
dYAOawADfFY
Label
Dark tales, Shirley Jackson ; foreword by Ottessa Moshfegh
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 195 pages
Isbn
9780143132004
Lccn
2017022205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)971092482
  • 1675136
  • (OCoLC)ocn971092482
  • 1675136
Label
Dark tales, Shirley Jackson ; foreword by Ottessa Moshfegh
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
x, 195 pages
Isbn
9780143132004
Lccn
2017022205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)971092482
  • 1675136
  • (OCoLC)ocn971092482
  • 1675136

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