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The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Ghost Stories

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Table of Contents

One: The golden era. The third person / Henry James — The presence by the fire / H.G. Wells — How it happened / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle — A ghostly duel / Jack London — The hand / Theodore Dreiser — The Ghost of Down Hill / Edgar Wallace — Honeysuckle Cottage / P. G. Wodehouse — The old dark house / J.B. Priestley — Sophy Mason comes back / E. M. Delafield — In a glass darkly / Agatha Christie ; Two: The phantom army. The bowmen / Arthur Machen — The other side of the medal / Stella Gibbons — Three lines of old French / A. Merritt — The Lusitania waits / Alfred Noyes — Vengeance is mine / Algernon Blackwood — We are the dead / Henry Kuttner — The escort / Daphne du Maurier — The elf in Algiers / John Steinbeck — The mirror in room 22 / James Hadley Chase — Is there a life beyond the gravy? / Stevie Smith ; Three: The modern tradition. Sloane Square / Pamela Hansford Johnson — The leaf-sweeper / Muriel Spark — At the Chalet Lartrec / Winston Graham — The love of a good woman / William Trevor — The haunting of Shawley Rectory / Ruth Rendell — Voices in the coalbin / Mary Higgins Clark — A good sound marriage / Fay Weldon — A self-possessed woman / Julian Barnes — A programmed Christmas carol / John Mortimer — A figment in time / Peter Haining.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786705832
Editor:
Haining, Peter
Publisher:
Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Ghost stories
Subject:
Horror - Anthologies
Subject:
Ghost stories, English
Subject:
Ghost stories, American
Publication Date:
October 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
7.75x5.10x1.34 in. .78 lbs.

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