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Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories, the (1994) [Anthology]
by Vivien Alcock Marc Alexander E. F. Benson Ruskin Bond Sydney J. Bounds Marjorie Bowen Redvers Brandling Petronella Breinburg Roberta Simpson Brown Bernard Capes Stephen Dunstone Jane Gardam Adèle Geras John Gordon Grace Hallworth Julia Hawkes-Moore Kenneth Ireland M. R. James Jerome K. Jerome J.M. Johnson-Smith Gerald Kersh Maria Leach Michael MacLiammoir Jan Mark Joyce Marsh Edith Nesbit William F. Nolan Josh Pachter Philippa Pearce Ann Pilling Alison Prince J.J. Reneaux Lennox Robinson Dal Stivens Barry Sutton Rosemary Timperley Michael Vestey Elizabeth Walter Robert Westall Mary Williams Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

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A collection of ghost stories, traditional and modern, drawn from many cultures and from many parts of the world, this book contains some conventional, literary ghost stories, some written by modern children's authors, and some traditional tales and urban legends. Edited by Dennis Pepper.


  • Introduction by Dennis Pepper
  • The Rivals by Vivien Alcock
  • Spook House by Marc Alexander
  • The House with the Brick-Kiln by E.F. Benson
  • The Monkeys by Ruskin Bond
  • Room at the Inn by Sydney J. Bounds
  • The Crown Derby Plate by Marjorie Bowen
  • Mayday! by Redvers Brandling
  • It Was Rose Hall by Petronella Breinburg
  • Earthbound by Roberta Simpson Brown
  • The Marble Hands by Bernard Capes
  • Fat Andy by Stephen Dunstone
  • Bang, Bang — Who’s Dead? by Jane Gardam
  • Carlotta by Adèle Geras
  • Little Black Pies by John Gordon
  • The Guitarist by Grace Hallworth
  • The Chocolate Ghost by Julia Hawkes-Moore
  • Children on the Bridge by Kenneth Ireland
  • Rats by M.R. James
  • The Haunted Mill by Jerome K. Jerome
  • The Last Bus by J.M. Johnson-Smith
  • The Scene of the Crime by Gerald Kersh
  • ’Tain’t So by Maria Leach
  • The Servant by Michael MacLiammoir
  • In Black and White by Jan Mark
  • The Warning by Joyce Marsh
  • John Charrington’s Wedding by E. Nesbit
  • Dead Call by William F. Nolan
  • Caves in Cliffs by Josh Pachter
  • The Running-Companion by Philippa Pearce
  • Gibson’s by Ann Pilling
  • The Servant by Alison Prince
  • The Ring and the Rib by J.J. Reneaux
  • A Pair of Muddy Shoes by Lennox Robinson
  • The Hard-Working Ghost by Dal Stivens
  • The Tale of Caseley Halt by Barry Sutton
  • Christmas Meeting by Rosemary Timperley
  • An Apple for Miss Stevenson by Michael Vestey
  • Dual Control by Elizabeth Walter
  • The Call by Robert Westall
  • The Little Yellow Dog by Mary Williams

Original title: The Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultHorrorGhosts

The following works are contained within this one:
     Rats (1931) [Short Story]
      Author: M. R. James
     Caves in Cliffs (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Josh Pachter

Edition #1: Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories, the

Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories, the (1994)
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Language: English

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Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories, the (1994)

ISBN: 019278126X

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