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Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories, edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger

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Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories
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Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories
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edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger
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eng
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"Collected and introduced by the...author of The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry--including her own new illustrations for each piece, and a new story by Niffenegger--this is a unique and haunting anthology of some of the best ghost stories of all time. From Edgar Allen Poe to Kelly Link, M.R. James to Neil Gaiman, H. H. Munro to Audrey Niffenegger herself, [this book] reveals the evolution of the ghost story genre with tales going back to the eighteenth century and into the modern era, ranging across styles from Gothic Horror to Victorian, with a particular bent toward stories about haunting--haunted children, animals, houses. Every story is introduced by Audrey Niffenegger, an acclaimed master of the craft, with some words on its background and why she chose to include it"--
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Title
Ghostly
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Summary
"Collected and introduced by the bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry--including her own fabulous new illustrations for each piece, and a new story by Niffenegger--this is a unique and haunting anthology of some of the best ghost stories of all time. From Edgar Allen Poe to Kelly Link, M.R. James to Neil Gaiman, H. H. Munro to Audrey Niffenegger herself, Ghostly reveals the evolution of the ghost story genre with tales going back to the eighteenth century and into the modern era, ranging across styles from Gothic Horror to Victorian, with a particular bent toward stories about haunting--haunted children, animals, houses. Every story is introduced by Audrey Niffenegger, an acclaimed master of the craft, with some words on its background and why she chose to include it. Niffenegger's own story is, "A Secret Life With Cats." Perfect for the classic and contemporary ghost story aficionado, this is a delightful volume, beautifully illustrated. Ghostly showcases the best of the best in the field, including Edith Wharton, P.G. Wodehouse, A.S. Byatt, Ray Bradbury, and so many more"--
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.0873308
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.G48
LC item number
G56 2015
Literary form
short stories
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adult
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a collection of ghost stories
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a collection of ghost stories
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compiled by Audrey Niffenegger
Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories, edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger
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Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories, edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger
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Contents
  • Beckoning fair one
  • Oliver Onions
  • The
  • Mezzotint
  • M.R. James
  • Honeysuckle cottage
  • P.G. Wodehouse
  • Click-clack the Rattlebag
  • Neil Gaiman
  • They
  • The
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Playmates
  • A.M. Burrage
  • The
  • July ghost
  • A.S. Byatt
  • Laura
  • Saki
  • The
  • Open window
  • Black cat
  • Saki
  • The
  • Specialist's hat
  • Kelly Link
  • Tiny ghosts
  • Amy Giacalone
  • The
  • Pink house
  • Rebecca Curtis
  • August 2026 : there will come soft rains
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Secret life, with cats
  • Audrey Niffenegger
  • Pomegranate seed
  • Edith Wharton
  • The
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ocn904813264
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 449 pages
Isbn
9781501111198
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015029991
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
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