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3.51  ·  Rating Details ·  168 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Excellent collection of stories, on fear and culture, role of supernatural in everyday life
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Amit Gupta
Jun 15, 2015 Amit Gupta rated it it was ok
Minakshi Chaudhry, a former journalist and writer of multiple books based in Shimla provides yet another book of Ghost stories of Shimla Hills. A total of 16 short stories are based on the other side, deals with supernatural and spirits which refuse to die down. The author's earlier book, 'Ghost Stories of the Shimla Hills', published in 2005 also by Rupa and Co, became a bestseller and is in constant reprint.

In these 16 stories, the readers will encounter bhoots (ghosts) and churails (witches)
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Anmol Verma
Nov 25, 2012 Anmol Verma marked it as to-read
awsmm
Samidha Kalia
I don't know how I feel about this book.
Most of stories aren't even real, they're more close to common legends. It was great in the beginning but then it just got worse and worse, till there was no horror left in the Ghost Stories and they became normal stories.
Ankush Sharma
Aug 07, 2015 Ankush Sharma rated it it was amazing
very good book,,these are all real stories....so you can't compare them to the fabricated ones or those which are looseley based on real life stories.....
Abhijit Gupta
Mar 03, 2017 Abhijit Gupta rated it really liked it
Shelves: horror
Having lived in Shimla for some time, these ghost stories are almost folklore in the hills and the locations are pretty real. A good read for a good night of fright.
Sheetal Maurya (Halo of Books)
Introduction:

Ghost stories always fascinated me. The terrific looks of ghost and their past life are something which makes me read ghost stories. Every culture has its own depiction of ghost and ghostly thing. You will find me reading the ghost story in free time. Shimla is one of my dream destination as it has a dreamy atmosphere. In past Shimla has been the favourite place of Britisher's as they find the environment of Shimla same as to England. As they left our country but with this they hav
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Ruhhi Ralhan
Jun 04, 2016 Ruhhi Ralhan rated it really liked it
The book is good, gives a number of british ghosts stories at Shimla. For all the interested explorers it provides enough placed in Shimla to explore in this way apart from just getting excited by its natural beauty and british setup. It arouse the urge of exploring shimla more. Though the stories are more on the locally famous stories instead of personal experiences so it is more of increasing excitement instead of giving adrenaline rush which you got from stories of Sacred Evils by Ipsita Roy ...more
The Ethical Bunny
Mar 02, 2016 The Ethical Bunny rated it liked it
A fantastic book, one that gives the reader some serious chills, I enjoyed it over a week-end away in Lonavla, amidst the pouring August rains in the year 2012.
The stories are fabulous and dark. Each a journey of their own.
PukNukBOOKS
Jan 19, 2016 PukNukBOOKS rated it liked it
A Bold 2.5 Stars

Starting stories were really good but the end stories were okay. But is a fun and light read
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