Author: Barry Moser

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780688145873

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 204

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A collection of ghost stories by such authors as H. G. Wells, Madeleine L'Engle, and Bram Stoker.
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A Classic Ghost Anthology

Author: Edgar Allan Poe,Washington Irving,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Sir Walter Scott,Wilhelm Hauff,Joseph Sheridan le Fanu

Publisher: Bottletree Books LLC

ISBN: 1933747331

Category: Fiction

Page: 218

View: 1493

Ghost stories became very popular in the first half of the 19th century and this collection by Andrew Barger contains the very scariest of them all. Some stories thought too horrific were published anonymously like "A Night in a Haunted House" and "The Deaf and Dumb Girl." The later story is collected for the first time in any anthology since its original publication in 1839. The other ghost stories in this fine collection are by famous authors. "The Mask of the Red Death," by Edgar Allan Poe; "A Chapter in the History of a Tyrone Family," by Joseph Sheridan le Fanu; "The Spectral Ship," by Wilhelm Hauff; "The Old Maid in the Winding Sheet," by Nathaniel Hawthorne; "The Adventure of the German Student," and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," by Washington Irving; as well as "The Tapestried Chamber," by Sir Walter Scott. As he has done with a number of other books, Andrew Barger has added his scholarly touch to this collection by including story backgrounds, annotations, author photos and a foreword titled "All Ghosts Are Gray." Buy the book today and be ready to be scared reading the best ghost stories of the first half of the 19th century.
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Author: Stephen Brennan

Publisher: Skyhorse

ISBN: 1628731052

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

View: 8078

Tales of spooks and spirits that have taught generations of readers what it means to be afraid of the dark—by authors from H. G. Wells to Willa Cather. Before movies, television, and teams of high-tech “ghost hunters” running around darkened houses, there was only one sure-fire way to scare people: ghost stories. Some of the greatest names in literature have expertly crafted haunting tales that put the reader in a whole other world in which every shadow holds a new fear—where the lines between the living and the dead are erased and the spirits are always willing. In this collection of over forty ghastly ghost stories are works from celebrated names including Edgar Allan Poe, Saki (H. H. Munro), Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Washington Irving, Joseph Conrad, Robert Louis Stevenson, and many more. As frightening and unforgettable as they are fun, The Best Ghost Stories Ever Told are sure to keep you up night after night after dark and stormy night.
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Author: Algernon Blackwood

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048631748X

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Thirteen stories, including "The Willows" — acclaimed by Lovecraft as the finest supernatural story ever written — "The Wendigo," "Ancient Sorceries," and others. Includes an introduction by E. F. Bleiler.
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Author: Arthur Benjamin Reeve,Joseph Lewis French

Publisher: N.A


Category: Ghost stories

Page: 217

View: 2783

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Author: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486204154

Category: Fiction

Page: 467

View: 9027

A compilation of the Victorian master's classic tales of horror reveals his ability to depict the supernatural
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Author: John Grafton

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486111288

Category: Fiction

Page: 112

View: 1367

Ten classics by masters of the macabre: Bram Stoker's "The Judge's House," "The Moonlit Road" by Ambrose Bierce, M. R. James's "The Rose Garden," Charles Dickens, and seven others.
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Curious Tales of the Supernatural

Author: Lafcadio Hearn

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 146290016X

Category: Fiction

Page: 96

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Chinese Ghost Stories are a selection of the most entertaining Chinese traditional tales of the strange and fantastic. Hearn had a great affinity for the traditional ghost stories of China, and these stories clearly inspired him as he penned subsequent works. Set in richly atmospheric locales, these tales speak of heroic sacrifice, chilling horror, eerie beauty and otherworldly intervention. This completely reset and pinyin-converted edition of Hearn's classic work contains a new foreword by Victoria Cass, which places the stories, their author, and his love for the strange and mysterious into perspective. If you're seeking insights into the traditional Chinese world of ghosts, goblins and demons—or just want to feel a chill run down your spine on a dark and lonely night—then this book is the perfect companion. Ghost stories include: The Soul of the Great Bell The Story of Ming Yi The Legend of Zhi Nu The Return of Yan Zhenjing The Tradition of the Tea Plant The Tale of the Porcelain God
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Author: Dennis Pepper

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192781451

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

View: 6697

Tells stories about all kinds of ghosts, including children, pilots, dogs, monkeys, wagons, busses.
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Author: Henry James

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781840224221

Category: Ghost stories

Page: 448

View: 364

Melville's short stories are masterpieces. The best are to be appreciated on more than one level and those presented here are rich with symbolism and spiritual depth. Set in 1797, Billy Budd, Foretopman exploits the tension of this period during the war between England and France to create a tale of satanic treachery, tragedy and great pathos that explores human relationships and the inherently ambiguous nature of man-made justice. Tales such as Bartleby, Benito Cereno, The Lightning Rod Man, The Tartarus of Maids or I and My Chimney, show the timeless poetic power of Melville's writing as he consciously uses the disguise of allegory in various ways and to various ends.
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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781853267345

Category: Fiction

Page: 273

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Dickens' natural inclinations toward drama and the macabre made him a brilliant teller of ghost tales, and in the twenty stories presented here, which include his celebrated "A Christmas Carol," the full range of his gothic talents can be seen
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Great Lakes Ghost Stories, Superstitions, and Sea Serpents

Author: Frederick Stonehouse

Publisher: Duluth, Minn. : Lake Superior Port Cities

ISBN: 9780942235302

Category: Fiction

Page: 198

View: 3577

Presents a collection of legendary tales and ghost stories that focus on the Great Lakes Region.
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Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9780888821522

Category: Fiction

Page: 173

View: 7751

An eerie collection of ghost stories in Alberta, from urban centres to rural areas and the Rocky Mountains.
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Author: Bram Stoker,Richard Dalby,Stefan R. Dziemianowicz,S. T. Joshi

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486297163

Category: Fiction

Page: 242

View: 9506

Superb selection of 14 spine-tingling stories by author of Dracula. "The Dualitists" (probably Stoker's most horrifying story), "The Squaw," "The Burial of the Rats," 11 more. Introduction by Richard Dalby.
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Author: Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes,Stephen Jones

Publisher: Running PressBook Pub

ISBN: 9780786716791

Category: Fiction

Page: 270

View: 9302

An anthology of twenty-four short fictional works is culled from the Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories series and follows the success of Great Ghost Stories, in a volume that includes pieces by such writers as O. Henry, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, and Guy de Maupassant. Original.
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Author: Christopher Krovatin

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780439574266

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 180

View: 7131

Presents a collection of ghost stories by such authors as Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Washington Irving.
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Author: Ambrose Bierce

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486207674

Category: Fiction

Page: 199

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Twenty-four grotesque horror tales written by Ambrose Bierce, the nineteenth-century journalist known for his cynicism
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Author: Ruth Musick

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 0813128277

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 208

View: 7666

" West Virginia boasts an unusually rich heritage of ghost tales. Originally West Virginians told these hundred stories not for idle amusement but to report supernatural experiences that defied ordinary human explanation. From jealous rivals and ghostly children to murdered kinsmen and omens of death, these tales reflect the inner lives—the hopes, beliefs, and fears—of a people. Like all folklore, these tales reveal much of the history of the region: its isolation and violence, the passions and bloodshed of the Civil War era, the hardships of miners and railroad laborers, and the lingering vitality of Old World traditions.
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A Listing of Fantasy, Supernatural, Occult, Weird, and Horror Anthologies

Author: Michael Ashley,Mike Ashley,William Contento

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313240300

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 933

View: 5407

Indexes story collections by editor, book title, author, and story title
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Author: Gillian Bennett

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445620189

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 192

View: 8924

A lively new collection of 100 British ghost stories from the seventeenth century to the present day.
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