THE FEASTING DEAD. John Metcalfe.

THE FEASTING DEAD.

Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1954. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 1242 copies printed. THE FEASTING DEAD is a novelette concerning vampirism. "British writer of subtle, finely crafted supernatural tales, many of them about lonely misfits out of step with their times ... Metcalfe's stories, typically, rely upon fragments of letters, snatches of half-remembered conversation, liquor-dulled reminiscences, murky dreams, fleetingly described photographs, and veiled references to messages never actually quoted." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 290. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-236. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-178. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1171. Inked name to front paste down, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with light wear to the corner tips and spine ends, age toning to the rear panel. (24865). Item #24865

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