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Lord Halifax's Ghost Book

by Charles Lindley Wood Halifax

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I'm not quite finished with it, but am loving it. Lord Halifax (Charles Wood, father to Lord Edwin, the later Lord Halifax, Viceroy of India and prominent politician during WWII) collected true ghost stories in a book and would from time to time share the stories with his guests. When possible, he attempted to get multiple witness accounts to hauntings; even so, some stories seem fanciful, embellished and unlikely. Delighted to have this book in my collection, I can imagine a dinner party where Lord Halifax would entertain his guests with these stories. What strikes me as fascinating is that these are stories of the upper class, shared with the upper class naming places and specific people. Lords and Baronesses, Diocese Chancellors... ( )
  JEatHHP | Aug 23, 2022 |
have read about half ( )
  Georges_T._Dodds | Mar 30, 2013 |
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