Author:Birkin, Charles


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A Haunting Beauty: Stories Of The Macabre.

By: Birkin, Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Midnight House: Seattle, CA.: 2000.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 04073

ISBN: 0967515742

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Collects 13 weird/supernatural stories, with a five page preface by Mike Ashley, and four page introduction from the author. 450 numbered hardcover copies printed.''In the 1960's one author was almost solely responsible for keeping the horror genre alive in Britain, Sir Charles Birkin. In the years from 1964 to 1971 the author produced a string of powerful collections including The Kiss of Death, Spawn of Satan, and The Smell of Evil. In the early 1980's the author and editor Mike Ashley undertook the preparation of a retrospective showcase of the author's work. Efforts to market the ... View more info