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The phantom coach : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian ghost stories

Title
The phantom coach : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian ghost stories / edited by Michael Sims.
Publication
New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
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Description
xviii, 297 pages; 21 cm
Alternative Title
  • Connoisseur's collection of the best Victorian ghost stories
  • Victorian ghost stories
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-295).
Contents
The old nurse's story / by Elizabeth Gaskell -- The phantom coach / by Amelia B. Edwards -- The trial for murder / by Charles Dickens -- The captain of the "Pole-Star" / by Arthur Conan Doyle -- Sir Edmund Orme / by Henry James -- The yellow sign / by Robert W. Chambers -- The library window / by Margaret Oliphant -- The monkey's paw / by W. W. Jacobs -- The Southwest chamber / by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- They / by Rudyard Kipling -- The moonlit road / by Ambrose Bierce -- August heat / by W. F. Harvey.
Call Number
JFD 14-4712
ISBN
  • 9781620408056 (paperback)
  • 1620408058 (paperback)
LCCN
2014003390
OCLC
  • 870098148
  • 870098148
Title
The phantom coach : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian ghost stories / edited by Michael Sims.
Publisher
New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-295).
Summary
"From the editor of The Dead Witness and Dracula's Guest, Michael Sims, expert on all things Victorian, presents a collection of stories about humanity's oldest supernatural obsession: ghosts. The Phantom Coach, gathers memorable ghost tales from the Victorian era by a surprising, often-legendary cast, from Charles Dickens and Edith Wharton to Henry James, Thomas Hardy, and Arthur Conan Doyle. With a skillful introduction to the genre and notes on each story, The Phantom Coach is a spectacular collection of ghostly Victorian thrills"-- Provided by publisher.
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Sims, Michael, 1958- editor.
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865. Old nurse's story.
Edwards, Amelia B., 1831-1892. Phantom coach.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Trial for murder.
Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930. Captain of the Pole-Star.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Sir Edmund Orme.
Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William), 1865-1933. Yellow sign.
Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Library window.
Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark), 1863-1943. Monkey's paw.
Freeman, Mary Eleanor Wilkins, 1852-1930. Southwest chamber.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. They.
Added Title
Connoisseur's collection of the best Victorian ghost stories
Victorian ghost stories
Research Call Number
JFD 14-4712
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