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High Spirits: A Collection of Ghost Stories (1982) [Collection]
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This collection of "spooky" stories was written for and read at the annual gaudy night each year at Massey College, where the author was master for many years. The ghost stories parody, in an affectionate manner, the usual high-flown gothic language in which most ghost stories are told.

Contents:

  • How the High Spirits Came About: A Chapter of Autobiography
  • Revelation from a Smoky Fire
  • The Ghost Who Vanished by Degrees
  • The Great Queen is Amused
  • The Night of the Three Kings
  • The Charlottetown Banquet
  • When Satan Goes Home for Christmas
  • Refuge of Insulted Saints
  • Dickens Digested
  • The Kiss of Khrushchev
  • The Cat That Went to Trinity
  • The Ugly Spectre of Sexism
  • The Pit Whence Ye Are Digged
  • The Perils of the Double Sign
  • Conversations with the Little Table
  • The King Enjoys His Own Again
  • The Xerox in the Lost Room
  • Einstein and the Little Lord
  • Offer of Immortality

Original title: High Spirits: A Collection of Ghost Stories
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts
FictionGeneral FictionHumor


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High Spirits (1982)
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Language: English

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High Spirits (2002)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0142002461
Pages: 208

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High Spirits (1983)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 0670371548
Pages: 198

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High Spirits (1983)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140065059
Pages: 208

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