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Published: 27 February 2003

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780192804471

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The Oxford Book of Victorian Ghost Stories

Edited by Michael Cox and R. A. Gilbert

  • From Charles Dickens and Elizabeth Gaskell, to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Henry Jaems, this book brings together the best of Victorian ghost stories
  • Fascinating introduction tracing the development of ghost stories through the period and how they are related to modern tales
  • Includes stories previously unpublished in book form
  • Includes stories by 12 women writers highlighting their key role in the evolution of the ghost story
  • The only chronological anthology of Victorian ghost stories
  • The perfect companion to The Oxford Book of Victorian Detective Stories
  • 'the perfect literary shop of horrors' (The Observer)

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