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Cornish Tales of Terror is an anthology of short stories edited by R. Chetwynd-Hayes. It was first published in 1970.


Cornwall - land of superstition, of giants, witches, wreckers, smugglers...and ghosts.


  • The Roll-Call of the Reef by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
  • The Misanthrope by J. D. Beresford
  • The Botathen Ghost by Robert Stephen Hawker
  • All Soul's Night by A. L. Rowse
  • The Narrow Way by R. Ellis Roberts
  • The Phantom Hare by M. H.
  • The Iron Pineapple by Eden Phillpotts
  • Wish Me Luck by Harold Alfred Manhood
  • Mrs. Lunt by Sir Hugh Walpole
  • The Birds by Daphne du Maurier
  • The Spectre Bridegroom by Robert Hunt
  • The Bodmin Terror by R. Chetwynd-Hayes