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Shadow on the Blind and Other Stories, the (2007) [Anthology]
by Louisa Baldwin Lettice Galbraith Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

The late Victorians had an insatiable appetite for the macabre and sensational: stories of murder and suspense, ghosts, the supernatural and the inexplicable were the stuff of life to them. The two writers in this volume well represent the last decade of the nineteenth century, and are of interest in themselves as well as for their contribution to the chilling of the Victorian spine. Mrs. Alfred Baldwin attempted as a child to contact her dead sister through a sance, and took to writing when stricken by a mysterious illness six weeks after marriage. She was also the mother of the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin. Lettice Galbraith is herself no less mysterious than the stories she wrote. She appeared on the literary scene in 1893, published a novel and two collections of stories in that year, a further story (The Blue Room) in 1897, and then nothing more.

Readers of The Empty Picture Frame, The Case of Sir Nigel Otterburne, The Trainer's Ghost and The Seance Room will recognise the Victorian spirit at its finest.


  • The Shadow on the Blind
  • The Weird of the Walfords
  • The Uncanny Bairn
  • Many Waters Cannot Quench Love
  • How He Left the Hotel
  • The Real and the Counterfeit
  • My Next-Door Neighbour
  • The Empty Picture
  • Sir Nigel Otterburne's Case
  • The Ticking of the Clock

  • The Case Of Lady Lukestan
  • The Trainer's Ghost
  • The Ghost In The Chair
  • In The Seance Room
  • The Missing Model
  • A Ghost's Revenge
  • The Blue Room

Original title: The Shadow on the Blind and Other Stories
Original languages: English


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Shadow on the Blind and Other Stories, the (2007)
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Language: English

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Shadow on the Blind and Other Stories, the (June 2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Ware, Herts, U.K.
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 9781840226126
Dimensions: 5.0 x 7.6 x 0.6 in
Pages: 256

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