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The mammoth book of twentieth-century ghost stories, edited by Peter Haining

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The mammoth book of twentieth-century ghost stories
Title
The mammoth book of twentieth-century ghost stories
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Haining
Title variation
  • Mammoth book of 20th century ghost stories
  • 20th century ghost stories
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of thirty ghost stories written by some of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, including Agatha Christie, Henry James, John Mortimer, John Steinbeck, and H.G. Wells
Cataloging source
SCR
Dewey number
  • 823/.0873308
  • 813/.0873308/0904
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR1309.G5
LC item number
M358 1998
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Haining, Peter
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  • Ghost stories, English
  • Ghost stories, American
  • Ghost stories, American
  • Ghost stories, English
Label
The mammoth book of twentieth-century ghost stories, edited by Peter Haining
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Publication
Note
First published in the UK by Robinson Publishing, 1998
Contents
One: The golden era. The third person / Henry James -- The presence by the fire / H.G. Wells -- How it happened / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- A ghostly duel / Jack London -- The hand / Theodore Dreiser -- The Ghost of Down Hill / Edgar Wallace -- Honeysuckle Cottage / P. G. Wodehouse -- The old dark house / J.B. Priestley -- Sophy Mason comes back / E. M. Delafield -- In a glass darkly / Agatha Christie ; Two: The phantom army. The bowmen / Arthur Machen -- The other side of the medal / Stella Gibbons -- Three lines of old French / A. Merritt -- The Lusitania waits / Alfred Noyes -- Vengeance is mine / Algernon Blackwood -- We are the dead / Henry Kuttner -- The escort / Daphne du Maurier -- The elf in Algiers / John Steinbeck -- The mirror in room 22 / James Hadley Chase -- Is there a life beyond the gravy? / Stevie Smith ; Three: The modern tradition. Sloane Square / Pamela Hansford Johnson -- The leaf-sweeper / Muriel Spark -- At the Chalet Lartrec / Winston Graham -- The love of a good woman / William Trevor -- The haunting of Shawley Rectory / Ruth Rendell -- Voices in the coalbin / Mary Higgins Clark -- A good sound marriage / Fay Weldon -- A self-possessed woman / Julian Barnes -- A programmed Christmas carol / John Mortimer -- A figment in time / Peter Haining
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 482 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035672956
Label
The mammoth book of twentieth-century ghost stories, edited by Peter Haining
Link
Publication
Note
First published in the UK by Robinson Publishing, 1998
Contents
One: The golden era. The third person / Henry James -- The presence by the fire / H.G. Wells -- How it happened / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- A ghostly duel / Jack London -- The hand / Theodore Dreiser -- The Ghost of Down Hill / Edgar Wallace -- Honeysuckle Cottage / P. G. Wodehouse -- The old dark house / J.B. Priestley -- Sophy Mason comes back / E. M. Delafield -- In a glass darkly / Agatha Christie ; Two: The phantom army. The bowmen / Arthur Machen -- The other side of the medal / Stella Gibbons -- Three lines of old French / A. Merritt -- The Lusitania waits / Alfred Noyes -- Vengeance is mine / Algernon Blackwood -- We are the dead / Henry Kuttner -- The escort / Daphne du Maurier -- The elf in Algiers / John Steinbeck -- The mirror in room 22 / James Hadley Chase -- Is there a life beyond the gravy? / Stevie Smith ; Three: The modern tradition. Sloane Square / Pamela Hansford Johnson -- The leaf-sweeper / Muriel Spark -- At the Chalet Lartrec / Winston Graham -- The love of a good woman / William Trevor -- The haunting of Shawley Rectory / Ruth Rendell -- Voices in the coalbin / Mary Higgins Clark -- A good sound marriage / Fay Weldon -- A self-possessed woman / Julian Barnes -- A programmed Christmas carol / John Mortimer -- A figment in time / Peter Haining
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 482 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035672956

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