The eyes / Edith Wharton -- The violet car / E. Nesbit -- The crimson blind / Henrietta D. Everett -- The token / May Sinclair -- The shadowy third / Ellen Glasgow -- The return / Marjory E. Lambe (G. G. Trenery) -- The haunted saucepan / Margery Lawrence -- Mr. Tallent's ghost / Mary Webb -- The amorous ghost / Enid Bagnold -- The accident and A persistent woman / Marjorie Bowen -- The waiting-room / Phyllis Bottome -- The ghost / Catherine Wells -- 'Will ye no' come back again?' / Eleanor Scott -- Sophy Mason comes back / E. M. Delafield -- The doll's house / Hester Gorst -- The night nurse's story / Edith Olivier -- The voice of God / Winifred Holtby -- The follower / Cynthia Asquith -- Miss De Mannering of Asham / F. M. Mayor -- Roaring tower / Stella Gibbons -- Juggernaut / D. K. Broster -- The happy autumn fields / Elizabeth Bowen -- The empty schoolroom / Pamela Hansford Johnson -- Three miles up / Elizabeth Jane Howard -- Whitewash / Rose Macaulay -- Poor girl / Elizabeth Taylor -- On no account, my love / Elizabeth Jenkins -- The mistress in black / Rosemary Timperley -- A curious experience / Norah Lofts -- Breakages / Fay Weldon -- Dual control / Elizabeth Walter -- Lady with unicorn / Sara Maitland -- Diamond Jim / Lisa St. Aubin de Teran -- Ashputtle / Angela Carter.
34 absorbing ghost stories by classic storytellers of the 20th century are gathered in this vintage collection. All of the writers demonstrate a subtle power to delight and chill at the same time as they explore the ghostly margins of the supernatural. An irresistible read for those with a taste for being spooked.