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The Haunted Bookshop

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The Haunted Bookshop was a delightful place, especially of an evening, when its drowsy alcoves were kindled with the brightness of lamps shining on the rows of volumes. Many a passer-by would stumble down the steps from the street in sheer curiosity; others, familiar visitors, dropped in with the same comfortable emotion that a man feels on entering his club.

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Bob Newby, June 3, 2012 (view all comments by Bob Newby)
This sequel to Morley's Parnassus On Wheels is a charming, somewhat old-fashioned tale of a used book shop set in Brooklyn immediately after the signing of the armistice ending World War I. The book features a blossoming love story, a mystery/spy story, and a good deal of the shop proprietor's musings on books and book selling. I envision the bookshop as a (much) smaller, homelier version of Powell's, where smoking is not only allowed but encouraged. The haunts conjured by the title are figurative only: the shop is haunted by ideas and the souls of their authors. (It is ridiculous, by the way, that this book has been assigned to the Horror category.)
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ISBN:
9781604591149
Author:
Morley, Christopher
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Ghost
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
6.00x9.00x.29 in. .46 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Haunted Bookshop was a delightful place, especially of an evening, when its drowsy alcoves were kindled with the brightness of lamps shining on the rows of volumes. Many a passer-by would stumble down the steps from the street in sheer curiosity; others, familiar visitors, dropped in with the same comfortable emotion that a man feels on entering his club.
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