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Dark Matter
3.91
Review from Badelynge
Michelle Paver's Dark Matter is a chillingly accomplished ghost story that takes place in the dark isolation of a snowbound base-...more
Sep 14, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
 
The Ghost Writer
3.37
Review from Badelynge.
Gerrard Freeman is a young Librarian living in Australia with his secretive mother. As a child he found a mysterious photograph...more
May 24, 2012
May 07, 2012
 
The Oxford Book of Victorian Ghost Stories
4.09
Review from Badelynge.
Excellent selection of 35 ghost stories from the Victorian age, chronologically compiled here dating from 1852-1908. The stories...more
Jul 25, 2011
Apr 03, 2011
 
Famous Modern Ghost Stories
3.42
From my review at Badelynge
This collection of fifteen famous ghost stories edited by Dorothy Scarborough was first published in 1921. Only about half...more
Aug 09, 2010
Jul 25, 2010
 
The Seance
3.54
Review from Badelynge
The Seance by John Harwood is set in the 1880s and is the story of Constance Langton. She becomes involved in spiritualism in an...more
Apr 02, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
 
The Dead of Winter
3.67
Review from Badelynge.
Imagine if Le Fanu had tried to write for a YA market and he might have produced something like The Dead of Winter. I'm sure Chr...more
Mar 19, 2011
Mar 03, 2011
 
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
4.15
Full review from Badelynge
I love a good ghost story. M.R.James is one of the best at the short form of the genre. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is pac...more
Aug 09, 2009
Aug 02, 2009
 
The Little Stranger
3.48
Review from blog. This is one of those novels that might be better enjoyed if the reader comes to it without the knowledge that this is a ghost story....more
Sep 06, 2009
Jul 18, 2009
 
Collected Ghost Stories
4.20

I often take Montague on holiday with me. He doesn't take up much room and he doesn't eat all the Baby Bells. I'm talking about Montague Rhodes James...more
Oct 20, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
 
The Canterville Ghost
3.90
Review from Badelynge
No tour through the literary landscape of The Ghost Story would be complete without Oscar Wilde's clever little tale The Cantervi...more
Mar 27, 2010
Mar 26, 2010
 
More Ghost Stories
4.17
I often take Montague on holiday with me. He doesn't take up much room and he doesn't eat all the Baby Bells. I'm talking about Montague Rhodes James...more
Oct 20, 2010
Oct 15, 2010
 
More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
4.21
From Badelynge.
I don't need much excuse to start reading some ghost stories, so it's no surprise that my break to Sandsend, in that haunted month call...more
Oct 18, 2009
Oct 09, 2009
 
Ghost of a Chance
3.87
Review from Badelynge
Rhiannon Lassiter's Ghost of a Chance is aimed squarely at YA readers. Or others, of more mature years (that's me), who think the...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 05, 2011
 
The Small Hand: A Ghost Story
3.37
Review from Badelynge
Susan Hill's new ghost story is a subtle and insidious melancholy tale about a book collector who on discovering a lonely house f...more
Feb 20, 2011
Jan 31, 2011
 
A Thin Ghost and Others
3.93
Review from Badelynge
M.R. James' third collection of superb ghost stories was published just after the first world war. The first three stories are as...more
Dec 28, 2009
Dec 21, 2009
 
The Graveyard Book
4.09
Review from Badelynge
Although I adore Neil Gaiman's comic book work like his wonderful Sandman magnum opus, I have never really enjoyed any of his nov...more
Mar 14, 2010
Mar 06, 2010
 
Madam Crowl's Ghost and Other Tales of Mystery
3.89
Review from Badelynge
In judging the quality of this collection of ghost stories by Sheridan Le Fanu I think it's worth mentioning that this particular...more
Mar 06, 2011
Oct 25, 2009
 
The Woman in Black
3.64
To me this rates up there with Dickens' Signalman or many of M.R. James best stuff. Really good ghost stories are so hard to find so all seekers of a...more
Apr 08, 2005
May 10, 2009
 
The Mist in the Mirror
3.33
None
Apr 09, 2005
May 10, 2009
 
The Ghosts Of Sleath (David Ash, #2)
3.83
None
Jan 1995
Mar 28, 2011
 
Haunted (David Ash, #1)
3.76
None
Jan 1988
Mar 28, 2011
 
The Man in the Picture
3.54
None
Jul 17, 2008
Mar 17, 2009
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