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Witches & Warlocks-Tales of Black Magic, Old & New
Witches Warlocks-Tales of Black Magic Old New Author:Marvin Kaye - editor Witches and warlocks curse, jinx, hex, spook, possess, becharm, and bedevil their victims in this collection of tales of black magic. Many stories are dark and chilling, some are light and humorous, most are time-honored, a few are original, written especially for this book. — Robert Louis Stevenson, Nikolai Gogol, W. B. Yeats, L. Frank Baum, an... more »d H. G. Wells are among the classic authors collected here. Contemporary writers include Isaac Bashevis Singer, Ray Bradbury, Manly Wade Wellman, Daniel Pinkwater, Tanith Lee, and Robert Bloch.
Within these pages, you'll meet...
...the witch who separates Oscar Wilde's "The Fisherman and His Soul," condemning the soul to wander loveless through foreign lands.
...the eccentric professor who invents a hormone solution that inspires love and becomes "The Up-to-Date Sorccerer," by Isaac Asimov.
...the fortune-telling salon full of charlatans who suffer "The Curse of the Wandering Gypsy," by Patricia Mullen.
...the high-born lady who unknowingly marries an evil sorcerer in "Sanguinarius," by Ray Russell, and pays a terrible price.
...the devil who tricks Nathanial Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown" into thinking his wife is a witch - though it may not be a trick.« less