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William Pattrick – Duel

Posted by demonik on September 10, 2007

William Pattrick (ed) – Duel: Horror Stories Of The Road (W. H. Allen, 1987: Star, 1987)

Duel

William Pattrick – Introduction

William Le Quex – The Car With The Green Lights
E. F. Benson – The Dust-Cloud
Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle – How It Happened
Archie Binns – The Last Trip
Elizabeth Bowen – The Demon Lover
H. R. Wakefield – Jay Walkers
Betsy Emmons – The Ghost Of The Model T
Ken Batten – The Ghost Car
L. T.C. Rolt – New Corner
William F. Nolan – “Just Like Wild Bob”
Charles Beaumont – Autosuggestion
Richard Matheson – Duel
Jack Finney – Second Chance
Stephen King – Trucks
Roald Dahl – The Hitch-Hiker

First published as a short story in “Playboy” magazine, adapted by the screen by the author, Richard Matheson, and made into a film directed by a young man with a great future – Stephen Spielberg. Long out of print, it is published here for the first time in an anthology.

This unique collection also features the work of some of the finest horror writers of all time ….

“William Pattrick” is a pseudonym of Peter Haining.

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