Bibliography Pertaining to the Supernatural in Literature
The finest supernatural fiction I’ve ever read is by Charles Dickens, Algernon Blackwood, J. Sheridan LeFanu, and M.R. James. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is in a class by itself.
Different collections or editions of the works of these authors can be found on Amazon, although not always easily. Let me suggest the following:
Frankenstein. Mary Shelley. Ann Arbor Media, 2006.
A Christmas Carol. Charles Dickens. Cheswold, Delaware, Prestwick House Inc, 2005.
Best Ghost Stories of Algernon Blackwood. Algernon Blackwood. Dover Publications, 1974.
The Complete John Silence Stories by Algernon Blackwood. Algernon Blackwood. Dover Publications, 1997.
Best Ghost Stories of J.S. LeFanu. J. Sheridan LeFanu. Dover Publications, 1964.
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary. M.R. James. Dover Publications, 1971.
Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories: The Complete Ghost Stories of M.R. James. Vol. 1. Penguin Classics, 2005.
The Haunted Doll’s House and Other Ghost Stories: The Complete Ghost Stories of M.R. James. Vol. 2. Penguin Classics, 2005.
Nathaniel Hawthorne : Tales and Sketches. The Library of America. 1996.
Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe, Doubleday, New York NY, 1998.
Moby-Dick or, The Whale. Herman Melville. Northwestern University Press and The Newberry Library. 1998.
Orlando. Virginia Woolf. Harvest Books. 1973.