Classic Victorian & Edwardian Ghost Stories by William Makepeace Thackeray, Elizabeth Gaskell, Perceval Landon, M.R. James, Howard Pease, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens, Richard Harris Barham, James Hogg, Robert Stephen Hawker, Walter Scott, Amelia B. Edwards, Wilkie Collins, E. Nesbit, John Lang, Edgar Allan Poe, Saki, Rex Collings, Edmund Lenthal Swifte, J. Sheridan Le Fanu

289 pages first pub 1996 (editions)

fiction classics horror short stories dark mysterious fast-paced


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