Ghostly

Ghostly

A Collection of Ghost Stories

eBook - 2015
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"Collected and introduced by the bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry--including her own fabulous new illustrations for each piece, and a new story by Niffenegger--this is a unique and haunting anthology of some of the best ghost stories of all time. From Edgar Allen Poe to Kelly Link, M.R. James to Neil Gaiman, H. H. Munro to Audrey Niffenegger herself, Ghostly reveals the evolution of the ghost story genre with tales going back to the eighteenth century and into the modern era, ranging across styles from Gothic Horror to Victorian, with a particular bent toward stories about haunting--haunted children, animals, houses. Every story is introduced by Audrey Niffenegger, an acclaimed master of the craft, with some words on its background and why she chose to include it. Niffenegger's own story is, "A Secret Life With Cats." Perfect for the classic and contemporary ghost story aficionado, this is a delightful volume, beautifully illustrated. Ghostly showcases the best of the best in the field, including Edith Wharton, P.G. Wodehouse, A.S. Byatt, Ray Bradbury, and so many more"--
"Edited by the beloved, bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry, this anthology features works by some of the most revered ghost story writers of both past and present. From Edgar Allen Poe to Kelly Link, M.R. James to Neil Gaiman, it comprises a whole history of the form in English from Gothic horror to the modern era. With short original commentary and illustrations by a master of the craft and beloved graphic novelist introducing each story, as well as one new tale of her own, Ghostly is a unique and haunting anthology of some of the best ghost stories of all time"--
Publisher: New York :, Scribner,, 2015
ISBN: 9780345810335
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: Niffenegger, Audrey
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