Sleep No More

Sleep No More Railway, Canal & Other Stories of the Supernatural

Short stories

Paperback (14 Jan 2010)

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Synopsis

This powerful collection of stories of the supernatural combines L.T.C. Rolt's writing talent with his unparalleled knowledge of Britain's industrial heritage to produce tales of real mystery and imagination. This haunting anthology takes the reader on a journey from Cornwall to Wales and from the hill country of Shropshire to the west coast of Ireland. 'The House of Vengeance', set in the Black Mountains of South Wales, tells what happens when a walker becomes lost and disorientated as the mist falls, while in 'The Gartside Fell Disaster' an old railwayman recounts the terrible night when the 'Mountaineer' came to grief. Alongside these are twelve other tales of elemental fears and strange and inexplicable happenings. First published in 1948, this enduring collection will appeal to all those who, like Tom Rolt, are passionate about the backdrop of our industrial landscape and will delight and terrify anyone who loves a good old-fashioned ghost story.

Book information

ISBN: 9780752455778
Publisher: The History Press
Imprint: The History Press
Pub date:
Edition: Short stories
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Sales rank: 19430
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 168g
Height: 203mm
Width: 142mm
Spine width: 13mm