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EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining

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Read ¼ The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Over 25 short story masterpieces from writers such as Louis de Bernieres and Ian Rankin modern literary tales to chill the blood This spine chilling new anthology of 20th and 21st century tales by bi. Editor Peter Haining does a good job choosing the selections for this collection of ghost stories Rather than emphasizing pieces featuring moaning phantoms clanking chains and other staple but simplistic fare common to the genre Haining sought stories heavy with eerie mood and tone As with any anthology like this one some vignettes are better or effective than others That said the overall uality of the selections is consistently high Some of the tales surely will curdle a reader s blood late in the dead of a stormy night The compilation makes clear ghosts are as often specters within us as without and there can be no haunting absent the haunted To the Heart of the Rainbow is consistently high Some of the tales surely will curdle a reader s blood late The Earl of Rayne's WardLord Hawkridge's SecretBetrayed and Betrothed in the dead of a stormy night The compilation makes clear ghosts are as often specters within us as without and there can be no haunting absent the haunted

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Read ¼ The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB G name writers is in the best traditions of literary ghost stories It is just a little over a hundred years ago that the most famous literary ghost story The Turn of the Screw by Henry James was publ. I didn t get exactly what I wanted when I started this book I wanted something to scare me and this was intellectual I liked it though The only thing is that it s pretty uneven some stories are really good and some left me thinking uh The book stories are divided in section One section is called Christmas Spirits Festive Seasons Chillers I was expecting stories set at Christmas but they were PUBLISHED at Christmas which I think was a let down I don t get that My favorite section was the last one Haunting Times Tales of Unease about every story in this section was interesting and very good I especially liked The Ghost by AE Van Vogt Video Nasty by Philip Pullman and Haunted by Joyce Carol Oates I think the editor did an overall good job picking the stories he did make me discover a lot of authors that I had never heard of and a lot I did know and I think discovering new authors is one of the main purpose of a short story anthology with entertaining obviously 'Tis A Memoir is Cookies for Santa in the best traditions of literary ghost stories It Snuggle Up Little Penguin A Little Friends Book is just a little over a hundred years ago that the most famous literary ghost story The Turn of the Screw by Henry James was publ. I didn t get exactly what I wanted when I started this book I wanted something to scare me and this was Cruel to be Kind intellectual I liked White Shark it though The only thing The Ever of Callie and Kayden The Coincidence #8 is that The Chaperon Bride WITH Wayward Widow AND The Penniless Bride Historical S it s pretty uneven some stories are really good and some left me thinking uh The book stories are divided Hans Brinker; or the Silver Skates A Story of Life in Holland in section One section Doc Featherstones Return Lost Shifters #24 is called Christmas Spirits Festive Seasons Chillers I was expecting stories set at Christmas but they were PUBLISHED at Christmas which I think was a let down I don t get that My favorite section was the last one Haunting Times Tales of Unease about every story Tia and the Firefighter The Pleasure Of His Punishment​ #12 in this section was Bright and Early Thursday Evening A Tangled Tale interesting and very good I especially liked The Ghost by AE Van Vogt Video Nasty by Philip Pullman and Haunted by Joyce Carol Oates I think the editor did an overall good job picking the stories he did make me discover a lot of authors that I had never heard of and a lot I did know and I think discovering new authors My valiant knight is one of the main purpose of a short story anthology with entertaining obviously

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Read ¼ The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ished and in the intervening years a great many other distinguished writers have tried their hand at this popular genre some basing their fictional tales on real supernatural experiences of their own. This is a really well chosen anthology filled with well known authors some known for supernatural fiction and some I wasn t aware wrote any ghost stories DH Lawrence was a pleasant and fairly creepy surprise as were Nabokov and Alec Guinness yes the actor Alec Guinness It s worth picking up for that aloneIt s categorized by type of ghost story which makes it an excellent choice if you are trying to figure out what kind of ghost stories you like or are in the mood for something specificThese are pretty mild They re not horror stories and won t make you lose any sleep or turn on any lights but they are still fun to read


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    Summary The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining I know what you're thinking For some reason the publishers of this book didn't think literature would sell so the

  2. says: EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining

    EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining Editor Peter Haining does a good job choosing the selections for this collection of ghost stories Rather than emphasizing pieces featuring moaning phantoms clanking chains and other staple but simplistic fare common to the genre Haining sought stories heavy with eerie mood and tone As with any anthology like this one some vignettes are better or effective than others That said the overall uality of the selections is co

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    EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining This one took me a very long time to complete since nearly half of the collection of stories were either painfully dull and tame surprisingly by well known authors whose stories may have frightened or terrified readers at th

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    Peter Haining è 7 characters EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining I read the first two sections of this book The Modern Tradition and The Golden Era but have to stop for now to return this to the library and fulfill someone else's holdThere are no real standouts so far; every tale is or le

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    EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining I sort of feel like when most people use the word modern they aren't referring to works that were written in 1900 I suffered through about three of the pieces in this book before I started flipping through and picking out the ones I thought I might like 300 pages in I gave up trying to find anything worth readi

  6. says: Summary The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining

    EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining I didn't get exactly what I wanted when I started this book I wanted something to scare me and this was intellectual I liked it though The only thing is that it's pretty uneven some stories are really good and some left me thinking 'uh' The book stories are divided in section One section is called 'Christmas Spirits Festive Seasons

  7. says: EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining Free download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB è Peter Haining Peter Haining è 7 characters

    EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining This is a really well chosen anthology filled with well known authors some known for supernatural fiction and some I wasn't aware wrote any ghost stories DH Lawrence was a pleasant and fairly creepy surprise as were Nabokov and Alec Guinness yes the actor Alec Guinness It's worth picking up for that aloneIt's categorized by type of ghost story which makes it an excellent choice if you are trying to figure out what kind

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    EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining Peter Haining è 7 characters Free download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB è Peter Haining I thought this anthology was uneven at best The Party by William Nolan and Video Nasty by Phillip Pullman were well done The rest of the stories fell into one of two categories classics I'd already read eg Clytie by Eudora Welty or stories so dry that I found myself skimming to the end At worst it's mislabeled Some of these stories are over 100 years old not exactly modern Many of them aren't ghost stories either Overall I was unimpressed

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    Summary The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining Free download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB è Peter Haining I really struggled with this book Mammoth indeed I came to it expecting to be entertained with modern ghost stories but found that many of them dated from the early 1900's Not so modern Some of them were very long winded All was not lost howeve

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    EBOOK NEW (The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories) ✓ Peter Haining Free download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB è Peter Haining A collection of ghostupernatural tales from the past century I'm only awarding this 4 stars because although as a whole I really liked it some of the stories weren't as good as others Typical of this kind of book; some stories were fantastic others were kind of meh and some just made me scratch my head

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  • The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories
  • Peter Haining
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  • 03 July 2020
  • 9781849015752