Flavorwire’s 50 of the Scariest Short Stories of All Time

Source: http://flavorwire.com/483530/50-of-the-scariest-short-stories-of-all-time/view-all

I have read those in BOLD. Links are to the short stories.

Read: 17/50 (34%)

  1. “I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream,” Harlan Ellison
  2. “The Veldt,” Ray Bradbury
  3. “The Infamous Bengal Ming,” Rajesh Parameswaran
  4. “Two Houses,” Kelly Link
  5. “Snow, Glass, Apples,” Neil Gaiman
  6. ”The Other Place,” Mary Gaitskill
  7. “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?,” Joyce Carol Oates
  8. “The Signal-Man,” Charles Dickens
  9. “The Yellow Wallpaper,” Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  10. “In the Penal Colony,” Franz Kafka
  11. “The Monkey’s Paw,” W.W. Jacobs
  12. ”Flowers for Algernon,” Daniel Keyes
  13. “The Tell Tale Heart,” Edgar Allan Poe
  14. “The Road Virus Heads North,” Stephen King
  15. “Terra Incognita,” Vladimir Nabokov
  16. “Casting the Runes,” M.R. James
  17. “The Dunwich Horror,” H.P. Lovecraft
  18. “Out of Skin,” Emily Carroll
  19. “Dress of White Silk,” Richard Matheson
  20. ”The Lottery,” Shirley Jackson
  21. “The Screaming Skull,” F. Marion Crawford
  22. “The Open Window,” Saki
  23. “The Willows,” Algernon Blackwood
  24. “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” Flannery O’Connor
  25. “Green Tea,” Sheridan Le Fanu
  26. “The Green Ribbon,” Alvin Schwartz
  27. “The Bloody Chamber,” Angela Carter
  28. “Rappaccini’s Daughter,” Nathaniel Hawthorne
  29. “The Pelican Bar,” Karen Joy Fowler
  30. “Dapplegrim,” Brian Evenson
  31. “The Midnight Meat Train,” Clive Barker
  32. “Miriam,” Truman Capote
  33. “Dial Tone,” Benjamin Percy
  34. “Le Horla” by Guy de Maupassant
  35. “Caterpillars,” E.F. Benson
  36. “The Demon Lover,” Elizabeth Bowen
  37. “The Echo of Neighborly Bones,” Daniel Woodrell
  38. “Black Man with a Horn,” T.E.D. Klein
  39. “Details,” China Miéville
  40. “A Rose for Emily,” William Faulkner
  41. “The Landlady,” Roald Dahl
  42. “The Boarded Window,” Ambrose Bierce
  43. “The Graveless Doll of Eric Mutis,” Karen Russell
  44. “Lukundoo,” Edward Lucas White
  45. “Pigeons from Hell,” Robert E. Howard
  46. “Silent Snow, Secret Snow,” Conrad Aiken
  47. “Sticks,” Karl Edward Wagner
  48. “Don’t Look Now,” Daphne du Maurier
  49. “The Babysitter,” Robert Coover
  50. “He’ll Come Knocking at Your Door,” Robert R. McCammon

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