Fantastic Tales jellemzők

From tales of fabulous enchantments and supernatural horror to subtler, more psychological terrors, the best of nineteenth-century fantastic literature is collected here by Italo Calvino. Among the mysterious and macabre tales are Hoffmann's nightmarish 'The Sandman', Poe's terrifying 'The Tell-Tale Heart' and Dickens' chilling ghost story 'The Signal Man'. Relatively unknown works from celebrated writers including Honoré de Balzac, Henry James, Sir Walter Scott, Guy de Maupassant and Robert Louis Stevenson sit alongside stories from lesserknown contributors. Each tale come with a fascinating introduction by Italo Calvino.
'One of the most playful, intelligent and inventive minds in the whole of European fiction' Philip Hensher, Mail on Sunday.