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The phantom coach : a connoisseur's collection of Victorian ghost stories

A collection of stories about humanity's oldest supernatural obsession: ghosts. The Phantom Coach gathers memorable ghost tales from the Victorian era from Charles Dickens and Edith Wharton to Henry James, Thomas Hardy, ...

The golden age of British short stories, 1890-1914

"The quarter century or so before the outbreak of the First World War saw an extraordinary boom in the popularity and quality of short stories in Britain. Fuelled by a large new magazine readership and vigorous competiti...

Fireside Al's treasury of Christmas stories

A collection of Christmas stories.

Victorian fairy tales : the revolt of the fairies and elves

A collection of fairy tales by Victorian writers, including Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, and Rudyard Kipling, with illustrations from the same period.

The Brontës treasury : the life, times and works of Charlotte, Emily and Anne —O'Neill, Jane, author.

This book looks at the lives and works of the sisters (Charlotte, Emily and Anne) in a time of great social change, and explores the influence of their surroundings on their books. Divided into chapters on their family l...

Ghostly tales : spine-chilling stories of the Victorian age

"This collection of tales will transport you to a time when staircases creaked in old manor houses, and a candle could be blown out by a gust of wind, or by a passing ghost. Penned by some of the greatest Victorian novel...

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