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The Haunted Book
     

The Haunted Book

by Jeremy Dyson, Aiden Fox
 

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What unspeakable horror glimpsed in the basement of a private library in West Yorkshire drove a man to madness and an early grave? What led to an underground echo chamber in a Manchester recording studio being sealed up for good? In 2009 Jeremy Dyson was contacted by a journalist wanting help bringing together accounts of true life ghost stories from across the

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What unspeakable horror glimpsed in the basement of a private library in West Yorkshire drove a man to madness and an early grave? What led to an underground echo chamber in a Manchester recording studio being sealed up for good? In 2009 Jeremy Dyson was contacted by a journalist wanting help bringing together accounts of true life ghost stories from across the British Isles. The Haunted Book chronicles the journey Dyson, formerly a hardened skeptic, went on to uncover the truth behind these tales.

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"Dyson nestles in the little vacant chink between Roald Dahl and Borges." —Observer

"The Haunted Book sets out not merely to entertain, but to embody a creeping menace in the text itself... Open if you dare." —The Independent on Sunday

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857862426
Publisher:
Canongate UK
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Jeremy Dyson is best known as the co-creator of the BAFTA award-winning comedy series "The League of Gentlemen." He is the author of three works of fiction. His book The Cranes that Build the Cranes won the Edge Hill Award for short fiction. He is also the co-writer of the hit West-End show Ghost Stories.

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