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    Supernatural Stories ed. William Mayne (Kingfisher, November 1995, 1-85697-211-9, £4.99, 256pp, tp, cover by Jason Cockcroft)
        Young-adult fantasy collection of 29 (mainly) reprinted stories, including Bradbury (‘Zero Hour’), Saki, Garner, etc. A hardcover edition (-322-0, £9.99) was announced but not seen.
    Details taken from online listing.
    • 7 · Introduction · William Mayne · in
    • 11 · Zero Hour · Ray Bradbury · ss Planet Stories Fall 1947
    • 24 · Bubbling Well Road · Rudyard Kipling · vi The Civil and Military Gazette January 18 1888, as by The Traveler
    • 29 · The Picktree “Brag” · Mary Archbold · ss The Bishoprick Garland by Cuthbert Sharp, Nichols, and Baldwin & Cradock, 1834
    • 31 · A School Story · M. R. James · ss More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James, Arnold, 1911
    • 41 · La Llorona, the Weeping Woman · Joe Hayes · ss The Day It Snowed Tortillas by Jow Hayes, Mariposa Publishing Co., 1982
    • 48 · Bang, Bang—Who’s Dead? · Jane Gardam · ss Beware! Beware! ed. Jean Richardson, Hamish Hamilton, 1987
    • 60 · The Cold Hand · Jerome Cardan · ss The Book of Dreams and Ghosts ed. Andrew Lang, Longmans, Green, 1897
    • 63 · Thorns · Martin Wilkinson · ss
    • 71 · A Lesson · Elizabeth Garner · ss
    • 73 · Magicians of the Way · Cyril Birch · ss Chinese Myths and Fantasies by Cyril Birch, Oxford University Press, 1961
    • 82 · A Haunted Terrace · William Mayne · ss
    • 90 · The Walking Boundary Stone · Sorche Nic Leodhas · ss Gaelic Ghosts by Sorche Nic Leodhas, Henry Holt & Co., 1964
    • 97 · A Kind of Swan Song · Helen Cresswell · ss Shades of Dark ed. Aidan Chambers, P. Hardy, 1984
    • 109 · The Foul Fords · [uncredited] · ss The Book of Dreams and Ghosts ed. Andrew Lang, Longmans, Green, 1897
    • 112 · The Call · Robert Westall · ss The Call and Other Stories by Robert Westall, Viking UK, 1990
    • 130 · Feel Free · Alan Garner · ss Miscellany Four ed. Edward Blishen, Oxford University Press, 1967
    • 142 · Miriam · Truman Capote · ss Mademoiselle June 1945
    • 158 · The Open Window · Saki · ss The Westminster Gazette November 18 1911
    • 163 · The Story of Glam · William Mayne · ss
    • 175 · The Highboy · Alison Lurie · ss Redbook October 1990, as “A Curious Haunting”
    • 193 · The Hunter in the Haunted Forest · Robert D. San Souci · ss Short & Shivery ed. Robert D. San Souci, Doubleday, 1987
      from three Teton Sioux tales in Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Katharine Berry Judson.
    • 197 · The Hair · A. J. Alan · ss Good Evening, Everyone! by A. J. Alan, Hutchinson, 1928
    • 208 · Cousin Edward’s Cat · Clare Weyman · ss 1957
    • 219 · The Dog Fanti · [uncredited] · ss The Book of Dreams and Ghosts ed. Andrew Lang, Longmans, Green, 1897
    • 220 · Space Invaders · Margaret Mahy · ss from Aliens in the Family, Hippo, May 1985
    • 226 · The Duke’s Reappearance · Thomas Hardy · ss The Saturday Review of Literature December 14 1896
    • 236 · Transition · Algernon Blackwood · ss The New Witness December 11 1913, as “Mudbury’s Xmas Adventure”
    • 245 · The Woman with the Golden Arm · Mark Twain · vi How Tell a Story and Others by Mark Twain, Harper & Brothers, 1897, as “The Golden Arm”
    • 248 · As Cold as Ice · William Mayne · ss











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