The 8th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories

AICKMAN, Robert. The 8th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories. London: Fontana, 1972.

Paperback. Condition: good, with slightly tanned edges. The spine is slightly rolled.


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The 8th Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories

This was part of a series of twenty anthologies of ghost stories published from 1972 to 1984 and comprises the following short stories:

Introduction by Robert Aickman
The Haunted Haven • (1972) • short story by A. E. Ellis
The Red Lodge • (1928) • short story by H. Russell Wakefield
Midnight Express • (1935) • short story by Alfred Noyes
Meeting Mr. Millar • (1972) • novelette by Robert Aickman
The Gorgon’s Head • (1899) • short story by Gertrude Bacon
The Tree • (1972) • short story by Joyce Marsh
The Haunted and the Haunters • (1859) • novelette by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Bezhin Lea • (1852) • short story by Ivan Turgenev
The Last Séance • (1926) • short story by Agatha Christie

The collection was selected by Robert Aickman, an English writer best known for his supernatural fiction, which he described as ‘strange stories’.

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