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The Open Door by Margaret Oliphant
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Sep 28, 10

bookshelves: horror, victorian, 1880s
Read on September 28, 2010

Sans blood, gore, ghouls or ghosts, Mrs. Oliphant's most famous horror story (which features a perambulating juniper bush) is far from chilling and only mildly suspenseful. Instead of sending a frisson down your spine, this tale of family devotion may in fact warm the cockles of your heart.

If you prefer a story of uncanny misfortunes, difficulties, and unremitting sadness read Mrs. Oliphant's own heart-rending biography.
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