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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.


Hugo Award, That Hell-Bound Train

Selected Titles At Your Library

Firebug /
ISBN: 0812515781. OCLC Number: 71287281

Tom Doherty Associates,. .

Psycho /
ISBN: 0552120693. OCLC Number: 16612560

Corgi,. .

Psycho house /
ISBN: 0312932170. OCLC Number: 20391667

T. Doherty Associates,. .

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 Number: 20064745

Underwood-Miller,. .

The Jekyll legacy /
ISBN: 0812515838. OCLC Number: 24896053

Tom Doherty Associates,. .

Unholy trinity /
ISBN: 0910489092. OCLC Number: 14954435

Scream/Press,. .