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The Literary ghost : great contemporary ghost stories (edition 1991)

by Larry Dark

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Title:The Literary ghost : great contemporary ghost stories
Authors:Larry Dark
Info:New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c1991.
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Tags:2012, Fiction, Short stories, Spook stories, Ghost stories

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This anthology contains the the third reprinting of M.F.K. Fisher's story "The Lost, Strayed, Stolen",
that originally appeared in the March 20, 1965 issue of The New Yorker. The article was reprinted at least three times, in:
The Tandem Book of Ghost Stories, The Haunted Dancers, and The Literary Ghost.
  rschwed | Sep 25, 2013 |
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"It takes a certain amount of daring for a literary writer to employ a device as powerful and obvious as a ghost, and a great deal of talent and self-assurance to pull it off. The fact that these stories are so different from one another and that no two ghosts in them are alike is a testament to the power of the individual imagination to appropriate established myths without assuming the associated clichés." So writes Larry Dark in the introduction to this anthology of expertly crafted ghost stories by such luminaries as Donald Barthelme, Paul Bowles, A. S. Byatt, Robertson Davies, M. F. K. Fisher, John Gardner, Nadine Gordimer, Graham Greene, Patrick McGrath, R. K. Narayan, Tim O'Brien, V. S. Pritchett, Anne Sexton, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and Fay Weldon.

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