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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Albert Bloch  

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

Genre: Fiction Science Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1917 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Robert Albert Bloch on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

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

Biographical and Professional Information

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.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

ISBN: 0552120693

1962. 1962

Terror: a new novel

Belmont (L92-537). 1962

Belmont Books mass market paperback. Stated "First Print May 1962". 157 pages.

ISBN: 0812515781

Tor Books. 1988

Book by Bloch, Robert

Unholy trinity
ISBN: 0910489092

Scream/Press. 1986

Book by Bloch, Robert

Screams: Three Novels of Suspense: The Will to Kill/Firebug/the Star Stalker
ISBN: 0887330800

Underwood-Miller. 1989

Psycho House (Tor Horror)
ISBN: 0312932170

Tor Books. 1990

The Bates motel once again becomes the setting for murder, and investigative reporter Amelia Haines discovers that killer-catching is a dangerous game

Jekyll Legacy
ISBN: 0812515838

Tor Books. 1991

In a sequel to the classic "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," Hester Jekyll, the doctor's niece and heir, is suspected of murdering the missing doctor and is stalked by the police and a mysterious, misshapen man who may be a resurrected Edward Hyde


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