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Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens
The monstrous thought came into my mind as I perused the fixed eyes and the saturnine face, that this was a spirit, not a man. - Charles Dickens, The Signalman
Charles Dickens was a master storyteller, whose novels such as Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities have been enjoyed for well over 150 years. But Dickens was also a lover of the supernatural. He was a sceptic - he did not particularly believe in ghosts - and yet he loved to hear, retell and to write ghost stories.
We've put together the synopsis of five of Dickens's most brilliant, spine-chilling, life-affirming ghost stories. Which one will you read?