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The Resource Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories, edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger

Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories, edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger

Label
Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories
Title
Ghostly
Title remainder
a collection of ghost stories
Statement of responsibility
edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger
Contributor
Editor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Collected and introduced by the...author of The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry--including her own 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, [this book] 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"--
Summary
"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 delightful volume, beautifully illustrated. Ghostly showcases the best of the best in the field, including Edith Wharton, P.G. Wodehouse, A.S. Byatt, Ray Bradbury, and so many more"--
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10446298
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.0873308
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Niffenegger, Audrey
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Anthologies (multiple authors)
  • FICTION / Ghost
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Ghost stories, American
  • Ghost stories, English
  • Ghost stories, American
  • Ghost stories, English
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a collection of ghost stories
Label
Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories, edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Mezzotint
  • M.R. James
  • Honeysuckle cottage
  • P.G. Wodehouse
  • Click-clack the Rattlebag
  • Neil Gaiman
  • They
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Playmates
  • A.M. Burrage
  • The Black cat
  • The July ghost
  • A.S. Byatt
  • Laura
  • Saki
  • The Open window
  • Saki
  • The Specialist's hat
  • Kelly Link
  • Tiny ghosts
  • Amy Giacalone
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • The Pink house
  • Rebecca Curtis
  • August 2026 : there will come soft rains
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Secret life, with cats
  • Audrey Niffenegger
  • Pomegranate seed
  • Edith Wharton
  • The Beckoning fair one
  • Oliver Onions
Control code
ocn904813264
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 449 pages
Isbn
9781501111198
Lccn
2015029991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)904813264
Label
Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories, edited, illustrated and introduced by Audrey Niffenegger
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Mezzotint
  • M.R. James
  • Honeysuckle cottage
  • P.G. Wodehouse
  • Click-clack the Rattlebag
  • Neil Gaiman
  • They
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Playmates
  • A.M. Burrage
  • The Black cat
  • The July ghost
  • A.S. Byatt
  • Laura
  • Saki
  • The Open window
  • Saki
  • The Specialist's hat
  • Kelly Link
  • Tiny ghosts
  • Amy Giacalone
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • The Pink house
  • Rebecca Curtis
  • August 2026 : there will come soft rains
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Secret life, with cats
  • Audrey Niffenegger
  • Pomegranate seed
  • Edith Wharton
  • The Beckoning fair one
  • Oliver Onions
Control code
ocn904813264
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 449 pages
Isbn
9781501111198
Lccn
2015029991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)904813264

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