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The mammoth book of modern ghost stories : great supernatural tales of the twentieth century  Cover Image Book Book

The mammoth book of modern ghost stories : great supernatural tales of the twentieth century

Haining, Peter (Added Author).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780786719600
  • ISBN: 0786719605
  • Physical Description: print
    xxi, 582 p. : ill ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Caroll & Graf ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 2007.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: "A century of ghost novels, 1900-2000": p. [569]-582.
Formatted Contents Note: Raising spectres : the modern tradition. "Oh whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad" / M. R. James -- The house at Treheale / A. C. Benson -- The Richpins / E. G. Swain -- The Everlasting Club / Arthur Gray -- Number Seventy-Nine / Dr A. N. L. Munby -- Ghost writers : the "golden era." Playing with fire / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- The house surgeon / Rudyard Kipling -- The grove of Ashtraroth / John Buchan -- A man from Glasgow / Somerset Maugham -- The last laugh / Vladimir Nabokov -- Phantom ranks : supernatural at war. The bowmen / Arthur Machen -- The ghost of U65 / George Minto -- "Vengeance is mine" / Algernon Blackwood -- The punishment / Lord Dunsany -- The haunted chateau / Dennis Wheatley -- Pink May / Elizabeth Bowen -- A gremlin in the beer / Derek Barnes -- Money for jam / Sir Alec Guinness -- The ghost-feelers : modern Gothic tales. The lady's maid's bell / Edith Wharton -- The duenna / Marie Belloc Lowndes -- Clytie / Eudora Welty -- The pool / Daphne du Maurier -- A spot of Gothic / Jane Gardam -- Entertaining spooks : supernatural high jinks. The inexperienced ghost / H.G. Wells -- Full fathom five / Alexander Woollcott -- The night the ghost got in / James Thurber -- Sir Tristram goes west / Eric Keown -- Who or what was it? / Kingsley Amis -- Another fine mess / Ray Bradbury -- Christmas spirits : festive season chillers. Only a dream ... / Rider Haggard -- The haunted house / Edith Nesbit -- The light in the garden / E. F. Benson -- The prescription / Marjorie Bowen -- Christmas honeymoon / Howard Spring -- South Sea bubble / Hammond Innes -- Ringing in the good news / Peter Ackroyd -- Haunting times : tales of unease. Smoke ghost / Fritz Leiber -- The ghost / A. E. Van Vogt -- The party / William F. Nolan -- Underground / J. B. Priestly -- Haunted / Joyce Carol Oates -- Video nasty / Philip Pullman -- My beautiful house / Louis de Bernières.
Subject: Ghost stories, English
Ghost stories, American
Genre: Horror fiction.

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