(#171765) WHO WALK IN FEAR. Neil Bell, which was apparently a. pen name for Stephen H. Critten Stephen Southwold.

WHO WALK IN FEAR. London: Alvin Redman Limited, [1953]. Octavo, boards. First edition. "Collection of three novellas, with a prefatory essay on horror fiction. In 'Culver Island,' a group of castaways is terrorized by monstrous crabs; in 'Thirty-six Hours,' a young woman is seduced by a modern Jack the Ripper; in 'The Mate of the S. S. Vega,' a castaway forced to eat human meat in order to survive becomes addicted to it. The themes were brutally shocking in their day, but they are addressed in an uneasily clinical manner." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-28. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-25. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 19 (cataloguing a proof copy). Sullivan, The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 28. Reginald 01053. Hubin (1994), p. 63. NCBEL IV 523. A fine copy in nearly fine 10/6 dust jacket with several short tears at edges one at the top edge of the rear spine fold with tiny internal tape mend with no show through on outer surface. (#171765).

Price: $150.00

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"First published in 1953 ..." on copyright page.