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The Thirteenth Man

by Mrs. Coulson Kernahan

The book revolves around a young man named Harold, who finds himself in a strange and terrifying situation when he becomes the thirteenth person in a group of friends. The number thirteen is considered unlucky, and soon, Harold begins to experience strange occurrences that make him question his sanity. The novel was written in the early 20th century and is considered a classic of the horror genre. Despite being written many years ago, the book's themes of fear and paranoia are still relevant today. "The Thirteenth Man" has been praised for its suspenseful plot and well-developed characters, making it a must-read for fans of horror and mystery novels. Aside from its entertainment value, "The Thirteenth Man" is also notable for its contribution to the horror genre. It is regarded as one of the earliest examples of the "unlucky 13" trope in horror fiction, which has since become a popular theme in many horror movies and novels. In conclusion, "The Thirteenth Man" is a classic horror novel that is sure to thrill readers with its suspenseful plot and well-crafted characters. Whether you're a fan of horror or just looking for a good book to read, this novel is definitely worth checking out.


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Jeanie Gwynne Bettany Kernahan was a British novelist who sometimes wrote under the name Mrs. Coulson Kernahan. She was born in 1857 in Audley, Staffordshire and educated at University College London....

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