ARTHUR C. CLARKE • ROBERT BLOCH • AVRAM DAVIDSON • THEODORE R. COGSWELL • H.L. GOLD • WILKIE COLLINS • SEUMAS MacMANUS • F. ANTSY • MANLY WADE WELLMAM [sic] • SARAH ORNE JEWETT • CHRIS FAHY • ROBERT W. CHAMBERS • MORGAN ROBERTSON • TALMAGE POWELL • ELIZABETH GASKELL
Here are fifteen chilling spells for terror, tales of sinners doomed to unholy ends, of a deadly vengeance train bent on claiming its final passenger, and of a con man’s game with a payoff that was too hot for any human to handle. So grab his protective amulets tight and avoid those evil eyes at all costs—as you venture beyond the everyday mortal world into the horrifying realm of
MAGICAL WORLDS OF FANTASY #11
This anthology has nothing by Asimov and exactly two stories I actually enjoy—Horace L. Gold’s “Trouble With Water” and Theodore R. Cogswell’s “You Know Willie.” Some of the other stories are good, even memorable (e.g., Robert Bloch’s “Red Swimmer” or Wilkie Collins’ “Mad Monkton”)—but having only about 25 pages of a 300-page book I enjoy reading doesn’t leave me in much of a position to recommend it.