Polar Horrors

Strange Tales from the World's Ends



“Polar Horrors: Strange Tales from the World’s Ends” by John Miller delivers chilling narratives of uncharted terror. Explore Arctic legends, forsaken ships, Antarctic abyssal horrors, and the human psyche amidst icy isolation. An unforgettable collection of spine-tingling stories that blur the line between reality and nightmare. Beware the frozen abyss.

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In “Polar Horrors: Strange Tales from the World’s Ends,” acclaimed author John Miller takes readers on a spine-chilling expedition to the farthest reaches of the Earth, where the frozen landscapes hide dark and enigmatic mysteries. This collection of haunting tales delves into the untamed Arctic and Antarctic regions, where nature’s raw power collides with the unknown, unleashing a symphony of terror and wonder.

Embark on an unforgettable journey through icy wastelands, where desolate research stations become breeding grounds for unimaginable horrors. Within these frozen confines, brave explorers, intrepid scientists, and curious wanderers will encounter the unexplainable and witness the macabre. The relentless cold may preserve secrets, but it also harbors unfathomable terrors that are better left undisturbed.

Venture into the Arctic tundra, where ancient legends come to life, and Inuit folklore reveals chilling tales of vengeful spirits and ice-bound creatures. Discover abandoned whaling ships frozen in time, their stories of doom and despair echoing through the ages. Amidst the dazzling Northern Lights, explore the eerie silence that conceals sinister entities lurking just beyond human comprehension.

Descend into the abyssal depths of the Antarctic, where research teams unlock the door to the abyss and uncover horrifying entities that defy the boundaries of science. Dive beneath the ice into a world of Lovecraftian horrors, where the laws of nature bend to the will of ancient cosmic beings.

From James Hogg’s lurid North Pole narrative of life amongst polar bears in ‘The Surpassing Adventures of Allan Gordon’ to tales of mad science and ghostly visitations among the wind-blown expanse of the southern continent, this new collection showcases a wealth of neglected material and an overlooked niche of literature obsessed with the limits of human experience. Pulp tales of alien forces emerging from the ice and a battle between hunter and invisible man-eating duck creature drift alongside modern horror from indigenous Arctic voices to show the extent and endurance of the lure of these sublime landscapes.

Whether it’s confronting shape-shifting entities beneath the Arctic ice or witnessing the haunting apparitions that dance on the fringes of sanity, readers will find themselves captivated by the visceral fear and fascination that permeates every page of this book. Brace yourself for the ultimate expedition into the Polar Horrors, where the line between reality and nightmare blurs, and the frozen void becomes a canvas for chilling tales that will haunt your dreams long after you’ve closed the book.

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Weight 306 g
Dimensions 18.9 × 13 cm