65 great tales of the supernatural (hardcover)

65 great tales of the supernatural (hardcover)

  • By:Mary Danby
  • ISBN:UOM:39015073820824
  • Publication Type: -
  • Category: Fiction
  • Condition:Very Good
  • No Of Pages:710
  • Specification:Hardcover
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  • Price:Rs 975.00
  • Price
  • Rs975.00



From the eerie and mysterious to the downright frightening, and some which require a lot of concentration, there are both classics and undiscovered gems here. Ranging from the dark and Gothic to the spine chilling and eerie, some downright horrific and others sad and haunting.Some begin in a ghostly and eerie fashion, and in others you only realize there is a ghost or are ghosts at the end. Often the skeptical are rewarded with horrific experiences of proof of paranormal phenomena A married couple spend the night in an strange village where church bells loudly contend with each other, and the sea coast is seemingly invisible, before being attacked at midnight by a large host of the undead and they are changed forever. A young woman's mind is destroyed by gunshots in her head after a jilted lover commits suicide. A little boy's seemingly imaginary friend leads him to his death in sand dunes by the sea, and a wealthy man's dead wife possesses the body of his second wife. An obnoxious and spoiled young heir is killed and shrunken by a puppet theater he has defiled. Murderers are destroyed by their victim's spirits and people are driven out of houses and other abodes by all manner of ghosts and ghouls. In some cases the situation is resolved when the ghosts and spirits are given what they have sought. Memorable and spine-chilling stories include Ringing the Changes by Robert Aickmann, The Middle Toe of the Right Foot by Ambrose Bierce, Browdean Farm by AM Burrage, The Brown Hand by Arthur Conan-Doyle, The Engelmeyer Puppets by Mary Danby, The Whistling room by William Hope Hodgson, A Fair Lady by Roger Malisson, The Apple Tree by Daphne de Maurier, Mary by Roger B Pile, A Ghost Story by Mark Twain, The Red Room by HG Wells. Will definitely on the whole be a treat for lovers of ghost stories and tales of the paranormal, and should keep your mind busy while reading this digest of eerie and dark tales. Read less

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