DHL Express rates available at the checkout.

Ghost Stories Macmillan Collector's Library

£10.99

Throughout his illustrious writing career, Charles Dickens often turned his hand to fashioning short pieces of ghostly fiction. Even in his first successful work, The Pickwick Papers, you will find five ghost stories, all of which are included in this collection. Dickens began the tradition of 'the ghost story at Christmas', and many of his tales in this genre are presented here, including the brilliant novella 'The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain', which deserves to be as well-known as A Christmas Carol. While all his supernatural tales aim to send a shiver down the spine, they are not without the usual traits of Dickens' flamboyant style: his subtle wit, biting irony, humorous incidents and moral observations. It is a mixture that makes these stories fascinating and entertaining as well as unsettling. To paraphrase the Fat Boy in The Pickwick Papers: Charles Dickens 'wants to make your flesh creep'.

This collection brings together all Dickens' ghost stories - twenty in all - including several longer tales. Here are chilling histories of coincidence, insanity and revenge.

This Macmillan Collector's Library edition of Ghost Stories is illustrated by various artists, with an afterword by David Stuart Davies.

Hardback 384 pages.

 

 

We aim to process and pack orders within 1 working day. Charges are calculated depending on weight, size and destination at the checkout. Please see our delivery and local collection policy here
If you’re not completely satisfied with your order you can return it to us within 14 days of receipt. Exceptions apply.
More information on returns here
Continue shopping
Your Order

You have no items in your basket