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The Virago Book of Ghost Stories
     

The Virago Book of Ghost Stories

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by Richard Dalby
 

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Featuring stories by A.S. Byatt - Angela Carter - Lisa St Aubin de Teran - May Sinclair - Joan Aiken - Stella Gibbons - Edith Wharton - E.M. Delafield - Elizabeth Bowen - Ruth Rendell - and many more.

This collection gathers together deliciously chilling tales from the three highly acclaimed volumes of Virago ghost stories. Here lost loves, past enmities and

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Featuring stories by A.S. Byatt - Angela Carter - Lisa St Aubin de Teran - May Sinclair - Joan Aiken - Stella Gibbons - Edith Wharton - E.M. Delafield - Elizabeth Bowen - Ruth Rendell - and many more.

This collection gathers together deliciously chilling tales from the three highly acclaimed volumes of Virago ghost stories. Here lost loves, past enmities and unwanted memories mingle with the inexplicable as unquiet souls return to repay kindnesses, settle scores and haunt the imagination. All of the writers demonstrate a subtle power to delight and chill at the same time as they explore the ghostly margins of the supernatural.

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A must for anyone who enjoys being thrilled—Time Out

With illuminating flair, Richard Dalby's collection shows off the ghost genre at its heyday...marvellous—The Times

Spooky stories from great women writers—COSMOPOLITAN

Corking good shudders all the way—Observer

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844085385
Publisher:
Virago UK
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Richard Dalby is a literary biographer and researcher. He has edited books including The Sorceress in Stained Glass, The Best Ghost Stories of H Russell Wakefield; Dracula's Blood; Ghosts and Scholars and well as the previous three volumes of Virago ghost stories.

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