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Ghosts of Christmas past

A present contains a monstrous secret.An uninvited guest haunts a Christmas party. A shadow slips across the floor by firelight.A festive entertainment ends in darkness and screams. Who knows what haunts the night at the dark point of the year? This collection of seasonal chillers looks beneath Christmas cheer to a world of ghosts and horrors, mixing terrifying modern fiction with classic stories by masters of the macabre. From Neil Gaiman and M. R. James to Muriel Spark and E. Nesbit, there are stories here to make the hardiest soul quail - so find a comfy chair, lock the door, ignore the cold breath on your neck and get ready to welcome in the real spirits of Christmas.

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32320004316380 F
Fiction-Adult   Maitland library . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781473663466 (paperback)
Classification Number F
Title Ghosts of Christmas past [BK]
Contents The story of a disappearance and an appearance / M.R. James -- Dinner for one / Jenn Ashworth -- The shadow / E. Nesbit -- This beautiful house / Louis de Bernières -- The leaf-sweeper / Muriel Spark -- Christmas eve on a haunted hulk / Frank Cowper -- The step / E.F. Benson -- The vanishing house / Bernard Capes -- Someone in the lift / L.P. Hartley -- The visiting star / Robert Aickman -- Nicholas Was / Neil Gaiman -- The ghost og the blue chamber / Jerome K. Jerome -- The lady and the fox / Kelly Link.
A present contains a monstrous secret.An uninvited guest haunts a Christmas party. A shadow slips across the floor by firelight.A festive entertainment ends in darkness and screams. Who knows what haunts the night at the dark point of the year? This collection of seasonal chillers looks beneath Christmas cheer to a world of ghosts and horrors, mixing terrifying modern fiction with classic stories by masters of the macabre. From Neil Gaiman and M. R. James to Muriel Spark and E. Nesbit, there are stories here to make the hardiest soul quail - so find a comfy chair, lock the door, ignore the cold breath on your neck and get ready to welcome in the real spirits of Christmas.
Subject Short stories, English
Christmas fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Additional Author Martin, Tim
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