This collection of five stories Macmillan English Explorersores a variety of different literary approaches to the genre of horror. From a violent spirit brought to life by an old whistle, to a terrifying monster who lives deep under the ground, these stories will terrify and entertain fans of horror everywhere.
Stories: The Terror of Blue John Gap - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Oh, Whistle and I�ll Come to You, My Lad - M R James The Monkey�s Paw - W.W. Jacobs Smoke Ghost - Fritz Leiber A Spot of Gothic - Jane Gardam
CONTENTS: Introduction Using a dictionary The Genre of Science Fiction Essay questions Glossary Language study index
Macmillan Literature Collections These advanced-level Readers contain a variety of original, unsimplified short stories written by famous classic and modern writers. They are perfect for those students who are ready to make the transition from graded readers to unabridged English literature texts. Each collection provides substantial language support including vocabulary, comprehension questions and language-study exercises. There is also a literary analysis section to help students examine themes, characterisation and plot - thus increasing their understanding and appreciation of each story.