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Robert Albert Bloch

Born: 1917 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: Tarleton Fiske, Will Folke, Nathan Hindin, E. K. Jarvis, Floyd Scriltch, Wilson Kane, John Sheldon, Collier Young

Connection to Illinois: Robert Bloch was born in Chicago and lived in Maywood, Illinois until 1929 when his family relocated to Milwaukee.

Biography: In a career spanning more than half a century, Robert Bloch published hundreds of stories, twenty-five novels, an autobiography, and numerous scripts for radio, television, and the movies. Although Bloch worked in a number of genres and forms, including fantasy, dark fantasy, and science fiction, he is probably best known for his horror stories.

  • -- Hugo Award, ''That Hell-Bound Train''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Science Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Robert Albert Bloch on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Firebug /
ISBN: 0812515781 OCLC: 71287281

Tom Doherty Associates, New York, N.Y. : 1988, ©1961.

Psycho /
ISBN: 0552120693 OCLC: 16612560

Corgi, London : 1962, ©1959

Psycho house /
ISBN: 0312932170 OCLC: 20391667

T. Doherty Associates, New York : 1990.

The discovery of a bloody corpse at the new Bates Motel attracts true-crime book writer Amelia Haines, who's studying the original Psycho killings.

  Screams :
ISBN: 0887330800 OCLC: 20064745

Underwood-Miller, San Rafael, Calif. : ©1989.

The Jekyll legacy /
ISBN: 0812515838 OCLC: 24896053

Tom Doherty Associates, New York : [1991], ©1990.

  Unholy trinity /
ISBN: 0910489092 OCLC: 14954435

Scream/Press, Santa Cruz, CA. : 1986.