Ghostly

Ghostly A Collection of Ghost Stories

First Scribner hardcover edition

Hardback (06 Oct 2015)

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Synopsis

"Collected and introduced by the bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry--including her own fabulous new illustrations for each piece, and a new story by Niffenegger--this is a unique and haunting anthology of some of the best ghost stories of all time. From Edgar Allen Poe to Kelly Link, M.R. James to Neil Gaiman, H. H. Munro to Audrey Niffenegger herself, Ghostly reveals the evolution of the ghost story genre with tales going back to the eighteenth century and into the modern era, ranging across styles from Gothic Horror to Victorian, with a particular bent toward stories about haunting--haunted children, animals, houses. Every story is introduced by Audrey Niffenegger, an acclaimed master of the craft, with some words on its background and why she chose to include it. Niffenegger's own story is, "A Secret Life With Cats." Perfect for the classic and contemporary ghost story aficionado, this is a del

Book information

ISBN: 9781501111198
Publisher: Scribner
Imprint: Scribner
Pub date:
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition
DEWEY: 813.0873308
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: x, 449
Weight: 862g
Height: 236mm
Width: 160mm
Spine width: 38mm