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Mammoth Book of 20th Century Ghost Stories, the (1998) [Anthology]
by Julian Barnes Algernon Blackwood James Hadley Chase Agatha Christie Mary Higgins Clark E.M. Delafield Arthur Conan Doyle Theodore Dreiser Daphne du Maurier Stella Gibbons Winston Graham Henry James Pamela Hansford Johnson Henry Kuttner Jack London Arthur Machen Abraham Merritt John Mortimer Alfred Noyes J. B. Priestley Ruth Rendell Stevie Smith Muriel Spark John Steinbeck William Trevor Edgar Wallace Fay Weldon H. G. Wells P.G. Wodehouse Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Mammoth Anthologies

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

  • One: The Golden Era
    • The Third Person by Henry James
    • The Presence by the Fire by H.G. Wells
    • How It Happened by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • A Ghostly Duel by Jack London
    • The Hand by Theodore Dreiser
    • The Ghost of Down Hill by Edgar Wallace
    • Honeysuckle Cottage by P.G. Wodehouse
    • The Old Dark House by J.B. Priestley
    • Sophy Mason Comes Back by E.M. Delafield
    • In a Glass Darkly by Agatha Christie
  • Two: The Phantom Army
    • The Bowmen by Arthur Machen
    • The Other Side of the Medal by Stella Gibbons
    • Three Lines of Old French by A. Merritt
    • The Lusitania Waits by Alfred Noyes
    • Vengeance Is Mine by Algernon Blackwood
    • We Are the Dead by Henry Kuttner
    • The Escort by Daphne du Maurier
    • The Elf in Algiers by John Steinbeck
    • The Mirror in Room 22 by James Hadley Chase
    • Is There a Life Beyond the Gravy? by Stevie Smith
  • Three: The Modern Tradition
    • Sloane Square by Pamela Hansford Johnson
    • The Leaf-Sweeper by Muriel Spark
    • At the Chalet Lartrec by Winston Graham
    • The Love of a Good Woman by William Trevor
    • The Haunting of Shawley Rectory by Ruth Rendell
    • Voices in the Coalbin by Mary Higgins Clark
    • A Good Sound Marriage by Fay Weldon
    • A Self-Possessed Woman by Julian Barnes
    • A Programmed Christmas Carol by John Mortimer
    • A Figment in Time by Peter Haining

Original title: The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Ghost Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts

The following works are contained within this one:
     How It Happened (1913) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
     Hand, the (1919) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodore Dreiser
     Self-Possessed Woman, a (1975) [Short Story]
      Author: Julian Barnes

Edition #1: Mammoth Book of 20th Century Ghost Stories, the

Mammoth Book of 20th Century Ghost Stories, the (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Peter Haining
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Mammoth Book of 20th Century Ghost Stories, the (1998)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Constable and Robinson
ISBN: 1854875361
Pages: 512

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