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A treasury of ghost stories

A treasury of ghost stories

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Published by Kingfisher in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementchosen by Kenneth Ireland ; illustrated by Tony Morris.
ContributionsIreland, Kenneth, 1929-, Morris, Tony, 1938 Aug. 2-
The Physical Object
Pagination156p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18427273M
ISBN 10185697474X
OCLC/WorldCa60301609

  Haunted Torquay Museum, a treasury of ghosts. By. Rick Hale October Facebook. Books, leaflets and souvenirs have been witnessed flying through the air guided by an unseen hand. including ghost stories, horror films and haunted and mysterious places! Join us on Social Media. 10, Fans Like. 2, Followers Follow. 18, Author: Rick Hale. Get this from a library! A Treasury of spooky stories. [Jane Olliver; Annabel Spenceley;] -- A collection of modern and traditional stories about ghosts and other spooky things, by such authors as Margaret Mahy, Judith Gorog, and Virginia Hamilton.

The Story Structure Database is an archive of books and movies, recording all their major plot points. Unsure of a structural point in a story? Want to browse examples of story structure? Search the database to find exactly what you’re looking for! Click here . The Kingfisher treasury of ghost stories by Ireland, Kenneth; Morris, Tony ill. Publication date Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Originally published: London: Kingfisher, Frightening ghosts, friendly ghosts, and funny ghosts - ghosts for any occasion! Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China Pages:

76) “The Best Ghost Stories of H. Russell Wakefield” Academy, Chicago (paperback,) 77) “The Ghost Book” edited: Lady Cynthia Asquith. Scribners, 78) “50 Years of Ghost Stories” Hutchinson, London. With DJ 79) “The Supernatural Tales of Fitz-James O’Brien” Doubleday, In Author: Nick Redfern.   The ghost story shape-shifts because ghosts themselves are so protean — they emanate from specific cultural fears and fantasies. They emerge from their time, which is why Jacobeans saw ghosts.


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I have not read many ghost stories so I wanted to broaden my reading by reading Ghosts by Marvin Kaye. We are told to only read one or two stories at a time and put the book down and come back to savor the stories. I did as suggested. The page book read well with no stories or poems INMO lower than three stars/5(21).

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The Kingfisher Treasury of Ghost Stories (Kingfisher Treasury of Stories) Paperback – Septem /5(1). Buy a cheap copy of Ghosts: A Treasury of Chilling Tales Old book by Marvin Kaye. A wonderful collection of over fifty ghost stories not to be read by the faint of heart.

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Classic Ghost Stories is a treasure trove of tales of ghosts and hauntings with 36 stories published in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book's distinguished lineup of writers includes Edgar Allan Poe, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Machen, M.

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Interesting. Also there is a story of Marvin's own in the back as well as a few appendix, one that lists reported haunted houses in various states in the US. I do recommend this book for readers wanting to read some quality, very interesting ghost stories, but the reader will have to hunt and peck in this book to find the very best/5.

A treasury of ghost stories. [Kenneth Ireland; Tony Morris;] -- A collection of scary and humorous ghost stories, both traditional and contemporary, by such authors as Dick King-Smith, Margaret Mahy, Robert Swindells, and Catherine Storr.

The world of the Celts was rich with mythology, magic, and tales of the supernatural. They believed strongly in the power of the word, and their stories were passed on in Irish from one generation to the next, keeping old Vengeful ghosts, ravenous rats, gypsy curses, and the walking dead await you in Brand: Fall River Press.

Praise for The Kingfisher Treasury of Ghost Stories Known around the world for its informative and engaging reference and early learning books, Kingfisher also receives widespread acclaim for its classic anthologies for five- to fourteen-year-olds and original picture books for very young : Kenneth Ireland.

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Hoffmann -- The castle of the king / Bram Stoker -- The Canterville ghost / Oscar Wilde -- A Suffolk miracle / Trad. -- Father Stein's tale / Robert Hugh Benson -- The old nurse's story / Elizabeth Gaskell -- The body snatcher / Robert Pages: Two dozen examples of supernatural Victoriana, with some rare items from well-known writers.

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Now they are about to learn what happens to those who believe they can bury the past -- and get away with murder. Peter Straub's classic bestseller is a work of "superb horror" (The Washington Post 5/5(5). “Ghost Stories from the Raj” is a collection of 14 narratives and has a mix of all categories of the supernatural.

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