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The Beetle:  A Mystery
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The Beetle: A Mystery

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Author: Richard Marsh
Publisher: Baen, 2013
Penguin Books, 2008
Wordsworth Editions, 2007
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1917
Skeffington, 1897
Series: Ron Miller Science Fiction Classics: Book 62
Book Type: Novel
Genre: Horror
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From out of the dark and mystic Egypt comes The Beetle, a creature of horror, 'born of neither God nor man', which can change its form at will. It is bent on revenge for a crime committed against the devotees of an ancient religion. At large in London, it pursues its victims without mercy and no one, it seems, is safe from its gruesome clutches.

Richard Marsh's weird, compelling and highly original novel, which once outsold Dracula, is both a horror masterpiece and a fin de siecle melodrama embracing the fears and concerns of late Victorian society. Long out of print, The Beetle is now available in this Wordsworth edition, ready to chill you to the marrow and give you nightmares.


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  (4/30/2019)

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