Horror Various Authors: A Book of Ghosts — 22. v1. 17 Oct 2021
#1  GrannyGrump 10-16-2021, 12:56 PM
Some more Halloween treats...

A collection of thirteen stories of the uncanny and the macabre by various authors; my own compilation.

A list of the titles:

Spoiler Warning below

The Were-wolf –1837
by H. B. Marryatt
The Last House in C—— Street –1856
by Dinah Mulock (Mrs. Craik)
To Be Taken with a Grain of Salt –1865
by Charles Dickens
Not to Be Taken at Bed-time –1865
by Rosa Mulholland
No Living Voice –1872
by Thomas Street Millington
The Story of the Rippling Train –1887
by Mary Louisa Molesworth
The Nameless Village –1896
by J. E. Thomas
Jerry Bundler –1897
by W. W.Jacobs
The Case of Vincent Pyrwhit –1901
by Barry Pain
A Professor of Egyptology –1904
by Guy Boothby
The Eternity of Forms –1911
by Jack London
A School Story –1911
by M. R. James
Mr. Jones –1928
by Edith Wharton

Contents were originally published 1837 ~ 1928. This book is in the public domain where copyright is “Life+70” or less, and in the USA.
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#2  Moonbase59 10-19-2021, 08:49 AM
Thanks for sharing! Rather nice formatting, too.

I always wonder how to sort these anthologies in Calibre. "authors, Various" doesn’t look right, plus I’d like to find everything by author, too.

Only if I add all authors (like as "Author One & Author Two & …"), they show up as having been writing the book "A Book of Ghosts: 22"—which they of course haven’t.

How do others cope with that problem? Or is there some defined standard, like Library of Congress?

#3  GrannyGrump 10-21-2021, 07:17 AM
@Moonbase ---
Thank you for downloading --- hope you get some chills and thrills.

I would suggest you post your "Author Sorting" question in the Calibre forum -- I'm sure you will get some good suggestions there.

Good luck!


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