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Unbidden Guests: A Book of Real Ghosts
A Book of Real Ghosts, as the subtitle explains. Originally published in 1945, this collection of ghost stories is from a different era than today, told by men and women with different expectations than today. Separated by different types of hauntings, these tales of unexpected encounters are far ranging in setting and occurrence. Topics include noisy haunts, spirits with ...more
Hardcover, Fourth, 317 pages
Published 1957 by Dodd, Mead & Company
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Very much enjoyed this collection of ghost stories from the past. Written in 1945... well, you can tell. There are some stereotypes presented, for example, but certainly nothing egregious. The ghostly tales run the gamut of every kind of specter or encounter, from haunted people to haunted places and even haunted things. A refreshing change in tone with a little more relaxed pace than modern tales tend to be. Nothing horrific, but plenty that is downright odd, and fascinatingly so. Recommended ...more