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The Open Door (Collected Ghost Stories of Charlotte Riddell): 14 spooky Victorian tales from a mistress of the genre

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The Victorians loved a good ghost story and the journals of the time would publish special Christmas supplements packed with hauntings, demonic possessions, deathbed apparitions and assorted spooks galore.

Irish-born Charlotte Riddell, aka Mrs J. H. Riddell (1832 –1906) was a popular and influential writer in the genre. The author of 56 books, novels and short stories, she
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Kindle Edition, 377 pages
Published December 19th 2013 by Fast Editions (first published May 2nd 2008)
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Charlotte Riddell aka Mrs J.H. Riddell was a one of the most popular and influential writers of the Victorian period. The author of 56 books, novels and short stories, she was also part owner and editor of the St. James's Magazine, one of the most prestigious literary magazines of the 1860s.

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