The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural


edited by Jack Sullivan



Viking Penguin, Inc., New York. 1986. Hardcover in dust jacket. 482 pages. (8ĺ X 11). Editorís Foreword by Jack Sullivan. A listing of contributors is included, with such names as: Everett F. Bleiler, T. E. D. Klein, Kim Newman, Ramsey Campbell, and Ron Goulart. Introduction: The Art and Appeal of the Ghostly and Ghastly by Jacques Barzun. The entries are arranged alphabetically and consist of fairly long essays on writers, artists, movies, and different subjects. Illustrated with many photos of writers and scenes from horror films. There is a checklist of film and television entries. 




Scan and Commentary by Bob Gaines