Nightshade : 20th century ghost stories

Format: Print Book 1999
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Penn Hills Library Fiction NIGHTSHADE
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Fiction
From Rudyard Kipling to Joyce Carol Oates, this century's literary masters offer 28 tales of terror in a companion volume to The Triumph of the Night.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "How's this for a good opening-line hook for a story: "I would only draw pictures of an ocean liner, a long sleek liner with four raked funnels." How can the reader not want to learn why the narrator is so obsessed with ocean liners? This story, "Lost Lives" by Max Eberts, is just one of the delectable ghostly stories gathered in a new, compelling companion to editor Phillips' first such anthology, Triumph of the Night (1989). Here to be enjoyed is the creepy charm of Shirley Jackson and the intellectual frightfulness of Henry James. Ghost story enthusiasts would expect to find Elizabeth Bowen included, but how many aficionados would anticipate the appearance of a John Cheever story? Mixing well with classic writers--including, among others, Isak Dinesen and Edith Wharton--are many contemporary voices, such as Alison Lurie and Joyce Carol Oates. --Brad Hooper"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Ghost stories, English.
Ghost stories, American.
English fiction -- 20th century.
American fiction -- 20th century.
Publisher New York :Carroll & Graf Publishers,1999
Contributors Phillips, Robert, 1938-2022
Language English
Description xvii, 470 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0786706147
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