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The ghost story has long been a staple of world literature, but many of the genre's greatest tales have been forgotten, overshadowed in many cases by their authors' bestselling work in other genres. In this spine-tingling anthology, little known stories from literary titans like Charles Dickens and Edith Wharton are collected alongside overlooked works from masters of horr ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published April 2nd 2019 by Pegasus Books
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The ghost story has long been a staple of world literature, but many of the genre's greatest tales have been forgotten, overshadowed in many cases by their authors' bestselling work in other genres. In this anthology, little known stories from authors like Charles Dickens and Edith Wharton are collected alongside overlooked works from masters of horror fiction like Edgar Allan Poe and M. R. James.
As I've said before I love anthologies, they give you a quick look at different authors and how they
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The ghost story – standard fare of sleepovers and camping trips, and was probably one of the first stories told when man started communicating. From the day humans learned of death, they have looked for ways to understand it, and to hope that it isn’t really the end. The thought of loved ones coming back to silently (or not so silently) visit us provides some with hope, while scares the hell out of others. Many have claimed to see these specters of the dead (myself included), while many turn to ...more
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Leslie S. Klinger is considered to be one of the world’s foremost authorities on those twin icons of the Victorian era, Sherlock Holmes and Dracula. He is the editor of the three-volume collection of the short stories and novels, THE NEW ANNOTATED SHERLOCK HOLMES, published by W. W. Norton in 2004 and 2005, winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Critical/Biographical Work and nominated for every othe ...more