THE ACCURSED: TWO DIABOLICAL TALES ... Translated by Bernard Wall. Foreword by Lawrence Durrell. Claude Seignolle.

THE ACCURSED: TWO DIABOLICAL TALES ... Translated by Bernard Wall. Foreword by Lawrence Durrell. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., [1967]. Octavo, boards. First edition in English. Translation of LES MALEDICTIONS (1963). "Two short novels of the supernatural drawn from folkloristic sources. In 'Malvenue' malign influence of antique statue (Aphrodite?) corrupts and destroys rustic family; 'Marie the Wolf' utilizes same legend as Dumas's LE MENEUR DE LOUPS, the sinister wolf drover who grants magical 'blessings' with tragic consequences." - Robert Knowlton. "In his reworking of legendary materials into literary form, Seignolle is the most significant modern practitioner of [the] French fantastic tradition." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 374. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-266. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 161. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Scarce. (#156050).

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