Complete Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens

Complete Ghost Stories

Charles Dickens

336 pages first pub 1866 (editions)

fiction classics horror short stories dark mysterious slow-paced


Interest in supernatural phenomena was high during Charles Dickens' lifetime. He had always loved a good ghost story himself, particularly at Christmas time, and was open-minded, willing to accept, and indeed put to the test, the existence of spir...

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dark 60%
mysterious 60%
funny 40%
adventurous 20%
lighthearted 20%
reflective 20%
tense 20%


slow 80%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 40% | A mix: 20% | Character: 20% | N/A: 20%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | N/A: 25% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 25%

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