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By Lesley Pratt Bannatyne

This anthology includes the works of writers from the sixteenth to the early twentieth centuries who evoke Halloween in several methods: to set a scene, twist a plot, or clarify whatever inexplicable, like insanity or time shuttle. From Scott and Burns to Nesbit, Poe, and Lovecraft, the anthology showcases the paintings of pre-21st century authors, prefaced by means of an interesting advent that areas them in historic and literary contexts.

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