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The Pause Ghost: A Short Story

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

One of Scribner's better works!

Okay, if I'm being honest, it's not scary. Mildly creepy, maybe. But in the few pages it offers, this story develops a pretty good anonymous antagonist, causes you to rethink the many mediums ghosts could work through if they were real, and makes you care about its ch...
Okay, if I'm being honest, it's not scary. Mildly creepy, maybe. But in the few pages it offers, this story develops a pretty good anonymous antagonist, causes you to rethink the many mediums ghosts could work through if they were real, and makes you care about its characters, which is more than many shorts can say. You might not want to keep it on your e-reader forever, but I can say with certainty that it's worth a go at least once.

posted by chubby_choco on November 14, 2011

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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The simple ideas are always the hardest to get onto paper with the right amount of scare incorporated. This is a good try, but misses the mark. Read some of his other works.

posted by 8226783 on May 6, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2012

    An ok read.

    It started off great but the ending was weak.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2011

    Thought Provoking...

    but not scary. It's a neat short story, and worth reading.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 21, 2011

    Pause for a short story

    Not terrific, but not bad either. Since it is so short, may be worth trying.

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  • Posted July 23, 2011

    Good read

    Short and sweet. I thought it was pretty good.

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  • Posted June 19, 2011

    Pretty good.

    The story wasnt bad, very short though. But the ending is good i thought. Good for a little scare.

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