The Norton book of ghost stories
|Format:||Print Book 1994|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
This assemblage of twenty-nine of the eeriest stories in English features such talents as Henry James, Shirley Jackson, Elizabeth Bowen, A. S. Byatt, and Elizabeth Taylor, accompanied by an introduction that reevaluates the genre.
ContentsThe romance of certain old clothes ; The friends of the friends ; Maud-Evelyn ; Sir Edmund Orme / Henry James
Casting the runes ; "Oh, whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad" ; Mr Humphreys and his inheritance ; Count Magnus / M. R. James
Miss Mary Pask ; The looking glass / Edith Wharton
Poor girl / Elizabeth Taylor
The beckoning fair one / Oliver Onions
The open window / Saki
Hand in glove ; The demon lover ; The cat jumps / Elizabeth Bowen
The clock / W. F. Harvey
The tooth / Shirley Jackson
A story of Don Juan / V. S. Pritchett
The Portobello Road / Muriel Spark
Three miles up / Elizabeth Jane Howard
The tower / Marghanita Laski
The Buick Saloon / Ann Bridge
The axe / Penelope Fitzgerald
Torch song ; The music teacher / John Cheever
The July ghost / A. S. Byatt
Ancient music / Philip Graham.
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Ghost stories, English.
Ghost stories, American.
|Publisher|| New York :W.W. Norton,1994
430 pages ; 24 cm