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Ghost Stories of Christmas

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Published by Lone Pine Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Horror & ghost stories,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Ghost

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8550925M
    ISBN 101551053349
    ISBN 109781551053349
    OCLC/WorldCa47948451


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Harvey Jacobs, author of the novels SIDE EFFECTS and AMERICAN GOLIATH "With Christmas Ghost Stories, Mark Onspaugh gives us stories full of longing, regret, and fear to while away those winter nights.

There's even the occasional dash of whimsy, and the sudden hammer strike of horror waiting for when you least expect it/5(28). These Christmas ghost This collection of dramatically recreated true stories demonstrates that even ghosts have a weakness for the magic of Christmas.

Journey with snowbound travellers through the Rocky Mountains, and warm yourself by the woodstove in a simple log home on the prairies/5. If you are buying this book in the hopes of a great Christmas story from Gaiman, then forget it.

Generally as a collection of ghost stories, this book will make a good stocking filler. It's not great, and it's Ghost Stories of Christmas book uneven, but it's adequate/5(14).

Seeking to capitalize on the success of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol (), Victorian newspapers and magazines frequently featured ghost stories at Christmas time, and reading them by candlelight or the fireside became an annual tradition, a tradition Valancourt Books is pleased to continue with our series Ghost Stories of Christmas book Victorian Christmas ghost stories.

This third volume contains twenty 5/5(6). Two of the greatest ghost stories of all time-- Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" and Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw"-- are linked to Christmas.

Indeed, they may have contributed to this tradition. One of the stories in this anthology has been a favorite of mine ever since I read it in fourth grade: "The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall," by John Kendrick Bangs. Ghost Stories of Christmas book the one about the ghost of the _very /5(3).

The first-ever collection of Victorian Christmas ghost stories, culled from rare 19th-century periodicals During the Victorian era, it became traditional for publishers of newspapers and magazines to print ghost stories during the Christmas season for chilling winter reading by the fireside or candlelight/5(36).

Book Description The first-ever collection of Victorian Christmas ghost stories, culled from rare 19th-century periodicals During the Victorian era, it became traditional for publishers of newspapers and magazines to print ghost stories during the Christmas season for.

Ghost Stories of Christmas book of a lifetime: Ghost Stories, By Charles Dickens; The notion that cold, snowy days are the best for stories designed to frighten and appal us goes back at least to the early 17th : Keith Lee Morris. Ebenezer Scrooge wasn’t the first fictional character to see ghosts around Christmas time.

The tradition of holiday ghost stories goes much. These stories peer beneath Christmas cheer to Ghost Stories of Christmas book world of ghosts and horrors, mixing terrifying modern fiction with classic stories by masters of the macabre.

Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi This short novel is not technically a Christmas ghost story, but somehow its bewitching and spooky gingerbread theme fits in with these other books. A Christmas Carol may have been more influential in helping to establish the tradition of the Christmas Eve ghost story, but this later tale retains its ability to chill the blood of modern readers.

A signalman who works on the railways observes that the mysterious appearance of a ghost always precedes a terrible tragedy on the railway line. The first-ever collection of Victorian Christmas ghost stories, culled from rare 19th-century periodicals During the Victorian Ghost Stories of Christmas book, it became traditional for publishers of Ghost Stories of Christmas book and magazines to print ghost stories during the Christmas season for chilling winter reading by the fireside or candlelight/5.

Christmas Ghost Stories of Christmas book stories: Light And Space by Ned Beauman Ned Beauman, one of Granta's best young British novelists this year, tells a dark tale of romance and resin, art and heartache Published: 3.

The Valancourt Book of Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories Edited by Tara Moore, who precedes each spooky tale with a letter to its author (one of whom is Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle), The Valancourt Book has compiled 13 ghost stories from 19th-century, Victorian-era periodicals into one absorbing tome that begs to be read by a Author: Deanna Janes.

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol  was first published inand its story about a man tormented by a series of ghosts the night before Christmas belonged to a. Christmas Ghost Stories book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Title page: The Folio Book of Christmas Ghost Stories/5. Ghost stories, especially Christmas ghost stories, were popular in Victorian Britain.

And Dickens loved them. In fact, he wrote rather a lot of them, including ‘The Story of the Goblins who stole a Sexton’, which features a kind of prototype Scrooge. 15 books based on 7 votes: The Best Ghost Stories A Classic Ghost Anthology by Andrew Barger, Something Dark in the Doorway by Gregory Miller.

Reading a ghost story on Christmas Eve was once as much a part of traditional Christmas celebrations as turkey, eggnog, and Santa Claus. Biblioasis is thrilled to offer this series of beautifully illustrated, collectible books that share these classic Christmas ghost stories with readers across North America.

Christmas ghost stories: Light And Space by Ned Beauman Ned Beauman, one of Granta's best young British novelists this year, tells a dark Author: Jeanette Winterson. Ever one to spot a commercial opportunity, she says, Charles Dickens produced his own highly successful ghost story, A Christmas Carol, in serial form just before Christmas Author: Kira Cochrane.

The great English tradition of Christmas ghost stories. One of John Leech’s illustrations for A Christmas Carol, I’ve long thought of Christmastime as a season of mostly pleasant intrusions: thirty or so days of remembering to tend, checklist style, to the latest pressing bit of Yuletide business that comes racing back to you.

Most well known is his ghostly parable-'A Christmas Carol', of the visit to the bitter and tight fist ed miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, by three ghosts which started the tradition of 'the ghost story at Christmas'. Other Christmas ghost stories by Dickens in this volume include ' the weird and wonderful 'Christmas Ghosts' and 'The Goblins Who Stole a 5/5(3).

The Christmas Ghost Story So, the season of goodwill and peace to all mankind is nearly upon us. Let us conjure up in our minds a typical vision of Christmas, the one that we’re all meant to aspire to or the one that we’ve been sold over the years, depending on which outlook you cleave : Thisishorror.

The ghost in grandma’s house. My grandma lives in a very beautiful old house in New Jersey. It’s pre-Civil War and was built aroundif my memory serves correctly. For years, my grandpa would tell stories to me and my cousins about the ghost that lives there, and my dad would always get very mad at him because he didn’t want us to be.

12 Terrifying Ghost Stories You Shouldn't Read Alone 10/14/ pm ET Updated Whether you believe in ghosts or not, it's tough not to get freaked out when you're alone and you hear something bump in the night or even hear a voice.

Ghost stories BBC radio dramas Lilly; A Christmas Ghost Story (Radio play by Don Taylor) Librivox Ghost Story Collection (Full Audio Book) by S Moozik. The first-ever collection of Victorian Christmas ghost stories, culled from rare 19th-century periodicals.

During the Victorian era, it became traditional for publishers of newspapers and magazines to print ghost stories during the Christmas season for Brand: Valancourt Books. The Collected Ghost Stories of M. James is the title of M. James' omnibus collection of ghost stories, published inbringing together all but four of his ghost stories (which had yet to be published).

Montague Rhodes James (–) was a medievalist scholar; Provost of King's College, wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of Author: M. James. More reviews and book-ish content @ Club Book Mobile The Christmas Ghost by Francine Pascal was your classic take on A Christmas Carol.

It was a Super Chiller(!) which really just meant it was longer than some of the others. In this one, Jessica is jerk/5. Gathering around a fire to share ghost stories was a beloved Christmas tradition in the late s into the early s.

Historically, December 25th has a close link to pre-Christian solstice Author: Molly Hanson. The Ghost House Books book series by multiple authors includes books Ontario Ghost Stories (Ghost Stories (Lone Pine)), Scary Stories: A cryptic Collection of 28 Twisted Tales, Ghost Stories of Saskatchewan 3, and several more.

See the complete Ghost House Books series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Mention the words ‘Christmas ghost story’, and most people will automatically think of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Indeed, it has become the quintessential example of the subgenre, having been animated several times (one of the most notable was the Oscar-winning version by Richard Harris and produced by Chuck Jones [Looney Tunes, etc.], and featuring Alistair Sims as the voice of Author: Thisishorror.

Plus, Brian reads the ghost story, The Strange Christmas Game. Links The Valancourt Book of Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories, by Tara Moore Music in. It comes in the form of the Christmas ghost story. In the end, both holidays at their core are a celebration of life over death, of explorations into themes of light and dark.

Even the Nativity Story, innocently told through the tale of the birth of a Baby, has elements of the supernatural. The Exorcism: A Christmas Ghost Story (Radio play by Don Taylor) - Duration: Only wizard in the Chicago phone book Files #13 Fantasy Audiobook Part 2 of 2 - Duration: Get this from a library.

Ghost stories of Christmas. [Jo-Anne Christensen] -- The Christmas season serves as a magical backdrop to these heartwarming stories of returning spirits. Top 10 ghost stories In the Nobel prize-winning author’s most famous book, the ghost of a baby killed by her mother to save her from slavery is a.

The stories of M. James continue to influence many of today's great supernatural writers, including Stephen King (who discusses James in the non-fiction book Danse Macabre) and Ramsey Campbell, who edited Meddling with Ghosts: Stories in the Tradition of M.

James and wrote the short story "The Guide" in : Montague Rhodes James, 1 August.