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Ghost stories and other scary tales from the Ottowa valley

Joan Finnigan

Ghost stories and other scary tales from the Ottowa valley

by Joan Finnigan

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Published by Quarry in Canada .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoan Finnigan.
The Physical Object
Pagination64p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21930625M
ISBN 101550820869

Featuring ghostly tales from such familiar authors as Charles Dickens, Edith Wharton, Henry James, Thomas Hardy, and Arthur Conan Doyle, this edition includes notes and introductions to the stories and authors of the time. An excellent introduction to many fine Victorian authors, and a (trick-or-) treat for longtime fans of the period. English Ghost Stories. Author: Catherine Wells, Herbert Russell Wakefield, Richard Hughes, Elizabeth Walter, Alfred Noyes. Genre: Ghost Stories (stories which frighten you) Characters: The main character is Lord. Story: The story that I chose is The Ghost by Richard Hughes. The .

Halloween Ghost Stories. Shadowlands. Angelfire/The Haunt. The first item in this selection of scary stories, is a poem that I wrote to introduce a character in a spook show that I presented in Scottish schools during the eighties and nineties. It was a two-handed presentation, featuring a . ghost stories. M. R. James praised Burrage's book Some Ghost Stories, sa-ying that the book "keeps on the right side of the line, and if about half his ghosts are amiable, the rest have their terrors, and no mean ones". James later included Burrage among a list of contemporary writers who had "best reali-zed" the possibilities of the ghost story.

Librivox public domain recording of Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M.R. James. Montague Rhodes James () was a medieval scholar; Provost of King's College, Cambridge. He wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. Off in the corner, my ghost sighed, “they’re the ones who make us so sad, aren’t they?” I agreed. Ten minutes later, as I worked to saw their bodies into small parts, I asked the ghost if he’d be happier now that they weren’t around. No answer. I turned around to .


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