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Bloch, Robert 1917-1994

Works: 256 works in 952 publications in 18 languages and 17,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Biography  Short stories  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Interviews  Detective and mystery films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Creator, Contributor, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3503.L718, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Bloch
Psycho by Robert Bloch( Book )

155 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Crane believes she has found shelter from the storm when she checks into the Bates Motel, but the knife-wielding owner, Norman Bates, soon rips her piece of mind to shreds and the nightmare begins
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

95 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bizarre psychological drama about a young man whose personality complex commands by turns the audience's deepest sympathy and utter revulsion
Psycho house by Robert Bloch( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The night of the Ripper by Robert Bloch( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lori by Robert Bloch( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New novel by the author of P̀sycho'
American gothic by Robert Bloch( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, a handsome pharmacist rents rooms in his newly-constructed castle to young women who mysteriously vanish
Psycho by Robert Bloch( Recording )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and German and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a dark and stormy night when Mary Crane glimpsed the unlit neon sign announcing the vacancy at the Bates Motel. Exhausted, lost, and at the end of her rope, she was eager for a hot shower and a bed for the night. Her room was musty, but clean, and the manager seemed nice, if a little odd. This classic horror novel, which inspired the famous film by Alfred Hitchcock, has been thrilling people for fifty years
Psycho II by Robert Bloch( Book )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une suite assez bien réussie (1982) du roman transposé à l'écran par Hitchcock en 1960. On y retrouve Norman Bates vingt ans après et quelques protagonistes qui ont survécu ... mais pour périr, hélas, lorsque celui-ci s'évade de la clinique psychiatrique. Il revient donc, par "psychose-osmose", hanter les studios de cinéma qui s'apprêtaient à recommancer le premier film. Quelques traits d'humour étincèlent dans cette macabre reconstitution
The Jekyll legacy by Robert Bloch( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ROBERT BLOCH-"Bloch's handling of tension and suspense is razor-sharp."--Mystery Scene on Lori; "Bloch is America's acknowledged King of Terro."-Harlan Ellison; "Fast, tense, ingenious, and great fun-a ripping good read."-The Washington Post Book World on The Night of the Ripper; "Bloch is the finest psychological horror writer working today."-Stephen King
Midnight pleasures by Robert Bloch( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star trek, the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe
Monsters in our midst( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of seventeen horror tales by such authors as Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, and others
Cold chills by Robert Bloch( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of chilling science-fiction, fantasy, and psychological-suspense stories, written between 1968 and 1975, and in which everyday situations become terrifying and the impossible becomes possible
Night-world by Robert Bloch( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drie moorden in een exclusieve psychiatrische inrichting en de ontvluchting van een groepje patiënten leiden in korte tijd tot een golf van gewelddaden
Psycho-paths by Robert Bloch( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Them bleaks / Gahan Wilson -- Remains to be seen / David Morrell -- No love lost / J.N. Williamson -- Confession of a madman / Chelsea Quinn Yarbro -- Jesse / Steve Rasnic Tem -- Enduring art / Robert E. Vardenman -- A determined woman / Billie Sue Mosiman -- Kessel's party / Michael Berry -- Him, her, them / William F. Nolan -- Clutter / Brad Linaweaver -- Dreaming in black and white / Susan Shwartz -- The secret blade / Edward D. Hoch -- Kin / Charles L. Grant -- Call home -- Dennis Etchison -- Waste / Kathleen Buckley -- Red devils / Hugh B. Cave -- Pick me up / David J. Schow
Crimes and misfortunes : the Anthony Boucher memorial anthology of mysteries by J. Francis McComas( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each writer has contributed not only what he thought was Anthony Boucher's favorite of his own stories, but has provided an introduction in which this particular story or his career is related to the famous critic
Rich and strange( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The sorcerer's apprentice] An innocent boy becomes the pawn in a deadly circus game gone awry
Screams : three novels of suspense by Robert Bloch( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unholy trinity by Robert Bloch( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the mouths of graves by Robert Bloch( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.11 for Psycho ... to 0.98 for Psyco & Ps ...)

Alternative Names
Bloch, Robert

Bloch, Robert A. 1917-1994

Bloch, Robert Albert.

Bloch, Robert Albert 1917-1994

Young, Collier.

Блок, Роберт, 1917-1994

ブロック, ロバート

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