In A Glass Darkly

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This remarkable collection of stories, first published in 1872, includes Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr. Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant, and Carmilla. The five stories are purported to be cases by Dr. Hesselius, a 'metaphysical' doctor, who is willing to consider the ghosts both as real and as hallucinatory obsessions. The reader's doubtful anxiety mimics that of the protagonist, and each story thus creates that atmosphere of mystery which is the supernatural experience. This new annotated edition...
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Overview


This remarkable collection of stories, first published in 1872, includes Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr. Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant, and Carmilla. The five stories are purported to be cases by Dr. Hesselius, a 'metaphysical' doctor, who is willing to consider the ghosts both as real and as hallucinatory obsessions. The reader's doubtful anxiety mimics that of the protagonist, and each story thus creates that atmosphere of mystery which is the supernatural experience. This new annotated edition includes an introduction, notes on the text, and explanatory notes.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780199537983
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 9/15/2008
  • Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 390,757
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2014

    Not scary

    The book isn't scary at all !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #boring#snoze alert

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2014

    Is it scray

    I do not know

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