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The Virago Book of Ghost Stories combines two of my reading passions. There are thirty-one stories in this book and while some are good, there are others that are downright great and for me there wasn't one bad one in the bunch.
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The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.
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The 31 stories in this collection are compiled from "The Virago Book of Ghost Stories: The Twentieth Century" (two .
There are only a few really terrifying tales in this collection, although "The Book" by Margaret Irwin is one of my picks for Top 100 Ghost Stories. Pathos is the overriding emotion.
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Featuring stories by . 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.
Ghosts just won't lie still; their function is to disturb. Small wonder, perhaps, that women writers have proved especially interested in exploring how ill-used lives might reappear at domestic thresholds to register their grievances long after they have been supposedly laid to rest. Dramas of social exclusion form the core of this anthology, whether narratives of illegitimate pregnancy (Mrs Gaskell, Richmal Crompton), a lynched slave (St Aubin de Terán), a maltreated spouse (May Sinclair) or a disowned prodigal (Margaret Oliphant). 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