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Haunted Castles of the World: Ghostly Legends and Phenomena from Keeps and Fortresses Around the Globe
     

Haunted Castles of the World: Ghostly Legends and Phenomena from Keeps and Fortresses Around the Globe

by Charles A. Coulombe
 

Dark spooky castles haunted by phantoms - what could be a more intriguing image? The ghost of Hamlet's father stalking the walls of Elsinore is burned into the mind of every literature student. Yet haunted castles do exist, and not just on lonely Scottish moors or German hillsides! On every continent - from the gothic keeps of Europe, to the exotic battlements of

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Dark spooky castles haunted by phantoms - what could be a more intriguing image? The ghost of Hamlet's father stalking the walls of Elsinore is burned into the mind of every literature student. Yet haunted castles do exist, and not just on lonely Scottish moors or German hillsides! On every continent - from the gothic keeps of Europe, to the exotic battlements of old Japan, to the lonely Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town - such places can be found.
In Haunted Castles of the World, Charles A. Coulombe takes us on a global tour of the homes of the rich and ghoulish, examining the legends and the phenomena that have gained them the reputation for being haunted. Here you will meet the ghostly cast of characters who haunt these places, and where and why these hauntings occur. All of the castles and palaces featured are accessible for public visits, and some are even open for overnight stays - if you dare! Whether you are planning an overseas vacation, or hunkering down in your favorite chair on a dark and stormy night, you are sure to find something in these pages to chill you.

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"...A year-round resource to ghostie places..."—Chicago Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592285341
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
Spooky Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.68(d)

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Meet the Author

CHARLES A. COULOMBE has written extensively about religion, history, and the occult and paranormal. Among his other books is Haunted Places in America. He lives in Monrovia, California.

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