Category: Ghosts


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The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories

By: Cuddon, J. A.

Price: $10.15

Publisher: London, England, Bloomsbury Books: 1991

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 001218

ISBN: 185471001X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

The ghost story is one of the oldest forms of tale, in fact and fiction, and is more or less universal. In its modern fictional form it developed early in the nineteenth century in the work of Kleist and Hoffman and thereafter burgeoned in the hands of many British, American and European writers. This anthology contains thirty-three stories representing the last 180 years. Besides the frightening and bloodcurdling, there are also the witty and subtle, poignant and exuber... View more info

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Rides of the Midway: a Novel

By: Durkee, Lee

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., W W Norton & Co Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001345

ISBN: 039304971X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Heartbreaking and wickedly funny, Rides of the Midway whirls through the manic Mississippi nights of haunted teenager Noel Weatherspoon. Weatherspoon is many things: An unwitting clairvoyant, an extreme asthma sufferer, a ghost-seeing insomniac, an endearing dopehead, a wanna-be erotic photographer, a would-be baseball star, a lamentable virgin, and a suspected, somnambulent mercy-killer. Spinning in ten directions at once by his passions and missteps, he finds himself h... View more info

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Twenty-Five Ghost Stories

By: Holland, W. Bob (compiled and edited by)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Hartsdale House: 1941

Seller ID: 004479

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

The spine is lightly tanned, and a prior owners name is written on the ffep. There are a few small spots on the spine and the binding edges in front are lightly tanned as well. ; If you like ghost and mystery stories you will enjoy this unusual collection. While Edgar Allen Poe and Guy de Maupasant are included, little-known authors such as Elia W. Peattie, Eleanor Lewis, William Harrison Ainsworth, Arnold M. Anderson and Fred Schrader are included. Some of the stories a... View more info

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By: Michael, Ib

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000789

ISBN: 0374237239

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

It is 1912 at a provincial Danish seaside hotel. 12-year-old Malte, a charity case from the city, revels in the freedom of summer, even as he weathers the dramas in his small world: Condescending or friendly adults, a pregnant hotel maid, and a runaway rogue. One day Malte discovers a coffin that has drifted ashore. No one claims the handsome young sailor inside. But the ancient crone living all alone in the amber castle seems to be hiding something. Soon Malte is absorb... View more info

Eyes of a Child

By: Patterson, Richard North

Price: $6.46

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: N-16010

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Prior owner's name on first page. Price not clipped. 594 pages, no marks or tears noted. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info