What is the strange fever that takes over a young boy's body, cell by cell, until it no longer belongs to him? Why is a man on trail for shooting a giant Cyprian cat? Who - or what are the two apparitions that steal into a cabin on an isloated island, bringing a night of terror to the young law student occupying it? And when will the perfect moment come for Martin to seal a bargin struck witht the devil? For the reader whishing to venture into the fearsome realm of the unknown, here are nine horror tales selected by Helen Hoke . Whith consumate skill, such masters as Ray Bradbury, Aidan Chambers, Dorothy Sayers and Robert Bloch explore the "undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveler returns."