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8 edition of Twelve Irish ghost stories found in the catalog.

Twelve Irish ghost stories

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Ghost stories, English -- Irish authors,
    • English fiction -- Irish authors,
    • Ireland -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementselected and introduced by Patricia Craig.
      SeriesOxford twelves
      ContributionsCraig, Patricia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8876.5.G45 T87 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL687602M
      ISBN 100192880705
      LC Control Number97034563

        In her Introduction to Twelve Irish Ghost Stories, Patricia Craig claims with bland certitude that the "obvious reason" why the English made a literary form out of ghost stories, while the Irish.   4 Gravediggers Pub. John Kavanagh’s pub, commonly known as The Gravediggers, was established in and is the oldest family pub in Dublin, currently operated by the sixth generation of the Kavanagh pub is located near the large Glasnevin cemetery, and as such, many of its patrons have been gravediggers, body snatchers, and other people who work with the dead for a living.

        Twelve Productions - An Irish Slalom Kayaker. Randle Amin. Follow. 5 years ago | 4 views. Twelve Productions - An Irish Slalom Kayaker. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. Kayaker Has a Close Encounter With Basking Shark Off Kilkee, Ireland.   Blend the wild and fevered Irish imagination with their wonderful facility for recounting a dark, compelling tale, add a dash of the supernatural, and you have a potent brew of spine-tingling tales. This anthology of the best ghost stories from Ireland and Irish writers includes contributions from such masters of the art of raising as Sheridan.

      The Book of Famous Irish Ghost Stories: ed. Daniel O'Keeffe: Mercier Press: 88 pb? Paperback. Typically 7" by " (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper. Great Ghost Stories: ed. Herbert van Thal: Panther: A leading literary critic and anthologist, she regularly contributes to the Independent, London Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, Irish Times and New Statesman, and has appeared on various television and radio programmes. Twelve Irish Ghost Stories. Buy from $ The Oxford Book of Ireland. Buy from $ The Oxford Book of.


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Not knowing many Irish author's exept for Le Fanu and Riddell I thought I would try this little 12 story Irish ghost story book.

I found that Le Fanu and Riddell had the best stories of the that all of the other stories were poor but I think the reason that I have heard of Le Fanu and Riddell is because they are the best Irish ghost story tellers/5. Twelve Irish Ghost Stories draws from the rich and varied literary tradition of a culture long enchanted by things supernatural, a land where ghosts and ghost-seers are common.

Energetically inventive, and infused with a relish of the supernatural, these classic ghost stories still retain their original power to unsettle and surprise.5/5(2). Buy Twelve Irish Ghost Stories (Oxford Twelves S.) by Craig, Patricia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Get this from a library. 12 Irish ghost stories. [Patricia Craig;] -- A collection of twelve ghost stories, drawn from the literary tradition of Ireland, written by a variety of authors including Charlotte Riddell, Forrest Reid, and Elizabeth Bowen.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages. Contents: Cecil Frances Alexander - "The Legend of Stumpies Brae"; J. Sheridan Le Fanu - "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street"; Charlotte Riddell - "The Last Squire of Ennismore"; Rosa Mulholland - "The Ghost at the Rath"; George Moore - "A Play-house in the Waste"; Forrest Reid.

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The authors were St. John D. Seymour, B.D. (Bachelor of Divinity), Litt. (Litterarum Doctor, or “Doctor of Letters”) and Harry L. Neligan, D.I.R.I.C. The Penguin Book of British Comic Stories () The Oxford Book of Modern Women's Stories () The Oxford Book of Schooldays () The Oxford Book of Travel Stories () The Oxford Book of Ireland () Twelve Irish Ghost Stories () The Belfast Anthology () The Oxford Book of Detective Stories () Brian Moore: A Biography ().

In their book True Irish Ghost Stories, St. John D. Seymour and Harry L. Neligan describe how Marsh’s Library – Ireland’s oldest free public library – is meant to be haunted by its founder, Archbishop Narcissus Marsh.

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The low sunlight, when it does appear through clouded skies, casts long darkening atmosphere has influenced folk superstitions, ghost stories and many famous Irish Gothic writers, revealing tales of vampires, malevolent ghosts and paranormal occurrences.

So that is my Irish short story for Mel's challenge, although I want to see if I can find some more ghost stories for this challenge. Irish mystery reading: The mystery I am reading is Stuart Neville's Collusion. This is the second book, a sequel to The Ghosts of Belfast (published as The Twelve in Europe), which I read last year.

My review is. Secondly, reading it was a bit of a slog. I hate reading stories written in dialect, and this book contained several written in an Irish brogue. Even worse some of the stories were really boring, especially "The Living Ghost" by Rosa Mulholland, which also had the bad misfortune to be one of the longest stories in the s: 5.

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The haunting tales featured in this beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition of Irish Ghost Stories have been selected and introduced by David Stuart Davies. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift.

One of his best works is this lively compilation of Irish ghost stories that reflects the rich Celtic imagination.

Drawn from his personal collection of over tales—ranging from the tenth to the twentieth centuries—these twenty-two yarns are a mix of the eerie, the terrifying, and the madly comic. True Irish Ghost Stories. A collection of previously unpublished ghost stories from various periods and counties in Ireland.

Sadly, the author didn't live to see the publication of the book. This reads like a chat with a friend - some of the stories end abruptly, some read more like ramblings and vague memories, others are really detailed and have lots of great imagery/5(5). 13 Spooky English Ghost Stories That’ll Keep You Up at Night.

Some of the best ghost stories are classics, and many are old. Below is a list of some of our favorite spooky stories in the English language.

Some of the older stories might be a challenge, but since many are available to read for free, you can at least give them a try. Enjoy. The Poolbeg Book of Irish Ghost Stories: ed. David Marcus: Poolbeg Press: £ tp. Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least " (or 19 cm) tall, or at least " ( cm) wide/deep.

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