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The Return of the Soul

3.31  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Can the soul of the dead come back to haunt the one who was responsible for its death? What would happen if the responsible one did not believe it could be so, and yet was in love with the returned soul? The Return of the Soul is a horror story of a man who is visited by the returning soul of a deceased, and who has some very perplexing issues to deal with upon that return ...more
Paperback, 60 pages
Published October 21st 2008 by Dodo Press (first published 1896)
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Jun 10, 2011 Karla rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: vintage horror fans
Shelves: ebook, short-stories
I thought this was a particularly creepy tale about soul transference/reincarnation. It's told in the first person with the narrator furiously scribbling down past events in order to make sense of them and hopefully convince himself that he's not mad.

A young man's life is disrupted when his dying grandmother demands that he stay with her and his parents give in. His resentment builds, and since he is unable to take out his frustrations on the old woman, he directs all his sadistic fury on his gr
Jun 20, 2013 Latasha rated it liked it
good story, sometimes i would just pass over the long, lavish writing but could pull myself back in to the story. i listened to the librivox recording. the reader was good. he spoke very well & clear.
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