Edwardian Horror : 1900 - 1920

VIOLENT GHOST STORIES, WEIRD FICTION, MYSTICAL FANTASIES, and COSMIC HORROR

BRITISH & IRISH

MASTERS of HORROR

British and Irish of horror, ghost stories, weird fiction, and the gothic.

These authors come from England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.

 

 

 

Edwardian and Interwar Horror : 1894 - 1931

VIOLENT GHOST STORIES, WEIRD FICTION, MYSTICAL FANTASIES, and COSMIC HORROR
Edward Frederic Benson (E. F. Benson)
Arthur Christopher Benson (A. C. Benson)
Robert Hugh Benson (R. H. Benson)
Algernon Blackwood
A. M. Burrage
Bernard Capes
Walter de la Mare
L. P. Hartley
William Hope Hodgson
William Wymark Jacobs (W. W. Jacobs)
Montague Rhodes James (M. R. James)
Perceval Landon
Hector Hugh Munro (Saki)
Violet Paget (Vernon Lee)
Barry Pain
Edward Plunkett, Lord Dunsany
Elliott O'Donnell
Oliver Onions
Matthew Phipps Shiell (M. P. Shiel)
H. R. Wakefield
 

Late Victorian Horror : 1866 - 1894

TRAGIC GHOST STORIES, REVENGE NARRATIVES, BODY HORROR, and WEIRD FICTION
Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (S. Baring-Gould)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (stories) (Sherlock Holmes)
Thomas Hardy
Jerome K. Jerome
Rudyard Kipling
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (J. S. Le Fanu)
Arthur Machen
Mary Louisa Molesworth (Mrs Molesworth)
Edith Nesbit (E. Nesbit, E. Bland)
Robert Louis Stevenson
Bram Stoker (stories) (Dracula)
H. G. Wells (stories) (The Invisible Man)
Oscar Wilde
 
 

Early Victorian Horror : 1831 - 1866

ELEGANT GHOST STORIES, PREMONITIONS, TALES of PATHOS, and FOLK LEGENDS
Mary Elizabeth Braddon (Miss Braddon)
Charlotte Brontë
Emily Brontë
Rhoda Broughton
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Wilkie Collins
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (Mrs Craik)
Catherine Crowe
Charles Dickens
Amelia B. Edwards
​Elizabeth Gaskell (Mrs Gaskell)
Margaret Oliphant (Mrs Oliphant)
George W. M. Reynolds
Charlotte Riddell (Mrs J. H. Riddell)
Frederick Marryat (Captain Marryat)
Ellen Wood (Mrs Henry Wood)
 

Georgian Horror : 1764 - 1831

GROTESQUE GHOST STORIES, the GOTHIC NOVEL, SENSATIONAL HORROR, and EROTIC VIOLENCE
William Blake
George Gordon, Lord Byron
Sir Anthony Carlisle (Ms Carver)
Samuel Taylor Coleridege
John Keats
William Godwin
Lady Caroline Lamb
Francis Lathom
Matthew Gregory Lewis ("Monk" Lewis)
Charles Maturin
Eliza Parsons
John William Polidori
Ann Radcliffe (Mrs Radcliffe)
Clara Reeve
Mary Robinson
Regina Maria Roche
Sir Walter Scott
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Percy Byssche Shelley
Horace Walpole