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Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 26th 1995 by Senate
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Shawn
Nov 11, 2008 rated it liked it
Public domain collections of old ghost stories are a dime a dozen. This is a standard sampler (originally published in 1936), somewhat notable for offering a small selection of stories from some of the authors, instead of just a single selection. So, you get 3 Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu stories and 2 Catherine Crowe pieces along with classic standbys like "The Tomb of Sarah" by F.G. Loring and, of course, a number from that eternal author, "Anonymous" (father and son of "Anon").

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Jan 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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I've always loved a good ghost story, especially short stories written anywhere from the 1780's, all through the 1800's, & even the early 1900's. This collection of ghost stories is one of the best I've ever had the opportunity to read. No matter a person's personal favorite style of writing or theme, this collection has at least one story that everyone would love. There's even two vampire stories that ware wonderful. The final story, "The Tomb of Sarah," is one of the most unique and origin ...more
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