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R. Chetwynd-Hayes (1919–2001)

For more than thirty years, Chetwynd-Hayes steadily turned out over 200 short stories and more than a dozen novels, and at one time his collections of ghost stories and humorous horror filled the shelves of nearly every public library in the United Kingdom. In l976 he ghost-edited and wrote almost all of GHOUL, a one-shot magazine from New English... See full bio »

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Known For

The Monster Club
From Beyond the Grave
Night Gallery
Night Gallery Writer
Spine Chillers


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 1983 Spooky (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- The Ghostly Earl (1983) ... (original story)
 1981 The Monster Club (book)
 1980 Spine Chillers (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 From Beyond the Grave (stories)
 1973 Night Gallery (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Something in the Woodwork (1973) ... (short story)

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They tell me my books are too subtle for the American market !


One day, while looking on a bookstall, he noticed the profusion of horror titles and promptly dashed off his own collection of short stories and submitted it simultaneously to two publishers. "I thought I was clever," he said. See more »

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