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100 Favourite Horror Short Stories

A list of my favourite horror short stories and novellas, limited to one title per author, in no particular order.
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Archives of the Dead (Basil Copper)
Archives of the Dead (Basil Copper)
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August Heat (William Fryer Harvey)
August Heat (William Fryer Harvey)
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The Autopsy (Michael Shea)
The Autopsy (Michael Shea)
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The Basilisk (R. Murray Gilchrist)
The Basilisk (R. Murray Gilchrist)
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5
The Beak Doctor (Eric Basso)
The Beak Doctor (Eric Basso)
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"The Beckoning Fair One" (Oliver Onions)
"The Beckoning Fair One" (Oliver Onions)
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"Bianca's Hands" (Theodore Sturgeon)
"Bianca's Hands" (Theodore Sturgeon)
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Black Country (Charles Beaumont)
Black Country (Charles Beaumont)
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"Black Man With a Horn" by T. E. D. Klein
"Black Man With a Horn" by T. E. D. Klein
10
Blackwood's Baby (Laird Barron)
Blackwood's Baby (Laird Barron)
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Bloodchild (Octavia Butler)
Bloodchild (Octavia Butler)
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The Book (Margaret Irwin)
The Book (Margaret Irwin)
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13
Bosworth Summit Pound (LTC Rolt)
Bosworth Summit Pound (LTC Rolt)
14
The Box (Jack Ketchum)
The Box (Jack Ketchum)
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Canavan's Backyard (Joseph Payne Brennan)
Canavan's Backyard (Joseph Payne Brennan)
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Carmilla (Sheridan Le Fanu)
Carmilla (Sheridan Le Fanu)
17
Carousel (August Derleth)
Carousel (August Derleth)
18
Catastrophe: And Other Stories (Dino Buzzati)
Catastrophe: And Other Stories (Dino Buzzati)
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Celui-La (Eleanor Scott)
Celui-La (Eleanor Scott)
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The Child Stealer (Erckmann Chatrian)
The Child Stealer (Erckmann Chatrian)
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21
The Chimney (Ramsey Campbell)
The Chimney (Ramsey Campbell)
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"Count Magnus" (M.R. James)
"Count Magnus" (M.R. James)
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Couching at the Door (D.K. Broster)
Couching at the Door (D.K. Broster)
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The Dark Eidolon (Clark Ashton Smith)
The Dark Eidolon (Clark Ashton Smith)
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The Demon Lover (Elizabeth Bowen)
The Demon Lover (Elizabeth Bowen)
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The Distributor (Richard Matheson)
The Distributor (Richard Matheson)
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The Drowned Giant (J.G. Ballard)
The Drowned Giant (J.G. Ballard)
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The Dunwich Horror
The Dunwich Horror
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29
The Emissary (Ray Bradbury)
The Emissary (Ray Bradbury)
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The Enigma of Amigara Fault (Junji Ito)
The Enigma of Amigara Fault (Junji Ito)
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Evening Primrose (John Collier)
Evening Primrose (John Collier)
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The Fall of the House of Usher
The Fall of the House of Usher
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Far Below (Robert Barbour Johnson)
Far Below (Robert Barbour Johnson)
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Foul Play (Al Feldstein, Jack Davis)
Foul Play (Al Feldstein, Jack Davis)
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Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi (Brian Lumley)
Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi (Brian Lumley)
36
Funes the Memorious (Jorge Luis Borges)
Funes the Memorious (Jorge Luis Borges)
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The Gateway of the Monster (William Hope Hodgson)
The Gateway of the Monster (William Hope Hodgson)
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Nightmares and Geezenstacks (Fredric Brown)
Nightmares and Geezenstacks (Fredric Brown)
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The Glance (Stefan Grabinski)
The Glance (Stefan Grabinski)
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A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O'Connor
A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O'Connor
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