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Classic Ghost Stories: Eighteen Spine-Chilling Tales of Terror and the Supernatural
Even now, at the dawn of the twenty-first century, when science has largely replaced superstition as our way of viewing the world, who among us does not hesitate, however briefly, before entering a darkened room? Who does not feel an involuntary shiver at the sound of footfalls somewhere back there? Who does not wonder, even fleetingly, if the spirits of the dead might sti ...more
Paperback, 385 pages
Published 2003 by Lyons Press / Globe Pequot Press
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A very nice collection of classic ghost stories, with some excellent "literary" selections you might not think of when asked about ghost stories. The Kindle version is a but pricy, but there seem to be plenty of the paperbacks used, and it was nicely formatted, compact little volume. Want to look for its companion volume Classic Horror Stories but either it hasn't been publushed yet, or isn't going to be. Either way, this was an excellent read.