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Charles Keeping's Book of Classic Ghost…

Charles Keeping's Book of Classic Ghost Stories

by Charles Keeping

Other authors: A. M. Burrage (Contributor), Charles Dickens (Contributor), Washington Irving (Contributor), M. R. James (Contributor), Daphne du Maurier (Contributor)3 more, Edgar Allan Poe (Contributor), Robert Louis Stevenson (Contributor), Oscar Wilde (Contributor)

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Almost all of the eight stories collected are from the 19th century so they seem very tame to my modern eyes, with the exception of Poe's truly gruesome "The Black Cat." Despite not finding the stories particularly chilling, they are very well-written and deserve the "classic" title. ( )
  amanda4242 | Oct 22, 2016 |
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Charles Keepingprimary authorall editionscalculated
Burrage, A. M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dickens, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Irving, WashingtonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
James, M. R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maurier, Daphne duContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poe, Edgar AllanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stevenson, Robert LouisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilde, OscarContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Ghost stories by some of the masters of the genre!
•The Body Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson
•The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe
•The Adventure Of The German Student by Washington Irving
•The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde
•Escort by Daphne Du Maurier
•Wailing Well by M. R. James
•The Sweeper by A. M. Burrage
•The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens
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