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Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories

Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories
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Description: Amazon.com Review Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was a prickly, colorful character who wrote maliciously funny short stories for adults (The Best of Roald Dahl) as well as better-known works for children (James and the Giant Peach). As he relates in the introduction, he started the research for this book by making a call to the celebrated ghost-story anthologist/writer, Lady Cynthia Asquith. He then went to the British Museum Library, and read a total of 749 tales before selecting 14 for this anthology. His criterion: "Spookiness is, after all, the real purpose of the ghost story. It should give you the creeps and disturb your tho ... (more)
Manufacturer: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release date: 1 October 1984
ISBN-10 : 0374518688 | ISBN-13: 9780374518684
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