E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining

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The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories

CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories 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. 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 The Deranged Cousins or Whatever distinguished writers have tried their hand at this popular genre some basing their fictional tales on real supernatural experiences of their own. I thought this anthology was uneven at best The Party by William Nolan and Video Nasty by Phillip Pullman were well Intuición done The rest of the stories fell into one of two categories classics I How Money Became Dangerous d already read eg Clytie by Eudora Welty or stories so Windburn 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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CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories 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 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 reading There are some great paranormal anthologies out there but this is most decidedly not one of them

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CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories 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. I know what you re thinking For some reason the publishers of this book didn t think literature would sell so they geared the title and cover art to make you believe this was a collection of shocking but true ghost stories that would leave you with a good scare So if that was you re assumption and you re thinking That s not my thing then let me tell you you re wrongThis is a fabulous collection of literature that just happens to deal with the supernatural Think A Christmas Carol technically a ghost story but so much than that Authors such as Daphne du Maurier Arthur Conan Doyle and Henry James are featured as well as other great writers I d never heard of The anthology tracks the development of the art of ghost story through the 20th century beginning with classic tales of hauntings and ending with a supernatural story from 1997 that leans decidedly toward science fiction The stories themselves range from chilling to psychological and from humorous to poignant Overall a compelling argument for not judging a book by its cover


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  1. says: CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories

    E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining I know what you're thinking For some reason the publishers of this book didn't think literature would sell so they geared the title and cover art to make you believe this was a collection of shocking but true ghost stories that woul

  2. says: E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories

    E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW Editor Peter Haining does a good job choosing the selections for this collection of ghost stories Rather than emphasizing p

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    E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ 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

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    E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã 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 libr

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    E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW 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 th

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    CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã 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

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    REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ 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 ou

  8. says: E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories

    Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW CHARACTERS Ô MUSICAITALIANA.CO ☆ Peter Haining REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories 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

  9. says: E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW

    REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã Peter Haining Peter Haining ☆ 1 REVIEW 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 howev

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    REVIEW The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories E–pub [The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories] ã 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 stor

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