The Haunted House

The Haunted House

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by Charles Dickens
     
 

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The Haunted House is a story published in 1859 for the weekly periodical All the Year Round. It was "Conducted by Charles Dickens", with contributions from others. It is a "portmanteau" story, with Dickens writing the opening and closing stories, framing stories by Dickens himself and five other authors:[1]

"The Mortals in the House" (Charles Dickens)
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The Haunted House is a story published in 1859 for the weekly periodical All the Year Round. It was "Conducted by Charles Dickens", with contributions from others. It is a "portmanteau" story, with Dickens writing the opening and closing stories, framing stories by Dickens himself and five other authors:[1]

"The Mortals in the House" (Charles Dickens)

"The Ghost in the Clock Room" (Hesba Stretton)

"The Ghost in the Double Room" (George Augustus Sala)

"The Ghost in the Picture Room" (Adelaide Anne Procter)

"The Ghost in the Cupboard Room" (Wilkie Collins)

"The Ghost in Master B's Room" (Charles Dickens)

"The Ghost in the Garden Room" (Elizabeth Gaskell)

"The Ghost in the Corner Room" (Charles Dickens)

The story appeared in the Extra Christmas Number on 13 December 1859. Dickens began a tradition of Christmas publications with A Christmas Carol in 1843 and his Christmas stories soon became a national institution. The Haunted House was his 1859 offering.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016340098
Publisher:
Wishland Publishing
Publication date:
02/13/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
101 KB

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