Everyone should have a good anthology of ghost stories on hand. And who can scare us better than Charles Dickens, Bram Stoker, Ambrose Bierce, and Henry James, among others? Small print, so keep your reading glasses handy and the doors locked. CONTENTS: Ghosts / Anon. -- Schalken the painter/ Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu -- M. Anastasius / Dinah Maria Mulock -- The lost room / Fitz-James O'Brien -- No.1 Branch Line : the signalman / Charles Dickens -- Haunted / Anon -- The romance of certain old clothes / Henry James -- John Granger / Mary E. Braddon -- The ghost in the mill and The ghost in the Cap'n Brown House / Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Poor pretty Bobby / Rhoda Broughton -- The new pass / Amelia B. Edwards -- The white and the black / Erckmann-Chatrian -- The underground ghost / J.B. Harwood -- Christmas Eve on a haunted hulk / Frank Cowper -- Dog or demon? / Theo Gift -- A ghost from the sea / J.E.P. Muddock -- A set of chessmen / Richard Marsh -- The judge's house / Bram Stoker Pallinghurst Barrow / Grant Allen -- The mystery of the semi-detached / E. Nesbit -- Sister Maddelena / Ralph Adams Cram -- The trainer's ghost / Lettice Galbraith -- An original revenge / W.C. Morrow -- Caulfield's crime / Alice Perrin -- The bridal pair / Robert W. Chambers -- The watcher / Robert Benson -- The spectre in the cart / Thomas Nelson Page -- H.P. / S. Baring-Gould -- Yuki-Onna / Lafcadio Hearn -- The ash-tree / M.R. James -- The story of the Green House, Wallington / Allen Upward -- The Slype House / A.C. Benson -- A ghost-child / Bernard Capes. The bead necklace / Alice Perrin -- A dead man's bargain / Clive Pemberton -- The house that was lost / Tom Gallon -- The jolly corner / Henry James -- The doll's ghost / F. Marion Crawford -- The moonlit road / Ambrose Bierce -- The forbidden floor / Alexander Harvey -- The shadow / E. Nesbit -- The gateway of the monster / William Hope Hodgson
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A collection of ghost stories that were popular in Victorian and Edwardian times.