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Book Information: Poor Girl

Poor Girl (1955) [Short Story]
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

A young governess falls prey to a seductive spectre—one which seems to have some connection to her precocious charge.

Published in:

  • Black Water 2
  • The Oxford Book of Twentieth-century Ghost Stories

Original title: Poor Girl
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (1990) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , George Bernard Shaw , Arthur Conan Doyle , F. Scott Fitzgerald , V.S. Naipaul , Kenzaburo Oe , Luigi Pirandello , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Günter Grass , Bernard Malamud , Joseph Conrad , Gabriel García Márquez , Mervyn Peake , Rohinton Mistry , Margaret Atwood , Boris Vian , Herman Melville , E.B. White , Yevgeny Zamyatin , A. S. Byatt , T.H. White , James Stephens , Isabel Allende , Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Jerome Bixby , Philip MacDonald , Elizabeth Bowen , Friedrich Dürrenmatt , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Conrad Aiken , Yehuda Amichai , Robert Aickman , William Goyen , Julian Barnes , Elizabeth Taylor , John D. Beresford , May Sinclair , William Sansom , Elizabeth Spencer , Hortense Calisher , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Tommaso Landolfi , Mircea Eliade , Grace Amundson , Hanns Heinz Ewers , Dorothy K. Haynes , Amos Tutuola , Angus Wilson , Liliana Heker , Antonia White , Ann Bridge , Joyce Marshall , Ethel Wilson , Leon Rooke , Alfonso Reyes , Timothy Findley , Geoffrey Drayton , Satyajit Ray , Lion Feuchtwanger , Peter Green , Eric P. McCormack , Brett Balon , Ben Hecht
     Oxford Book of Twentieth-century Ghost Stories (1996) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , F. Scott Fitzgerald , Graham Greene , Alison Lurie , Edith Nesbit , Edith Wharton , Ellen Glasgow , Algernon Blackwood , Robert Bloch , A. S. Byatt , Joanna Russ , H. Russell Wakefield , Angela Carter , Thomas Burke , Fay Weldon , William Trevor , Muriel Spark , Elizabeth Bowen , Hugh Walpole , Walter de la Mare , Robert Aickman , Elizabeth Taylor , Oliver Onions , May Sinclair , L. P. Hartley , Marghanita Laski , Elizabeth Jane Howard , John Wyndham , William Sansom , Christine Brooke-Rose , Penelope Lively , Jane Gardam

Notes:

  • Also published under the title "Haunted"

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