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Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories

Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories

  • Title: Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories
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  • ISBN : 9780486277950
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 96 pages


Regarded as the Victorian era s greatest writer of ghost stories, J Sheridan LeFanu 1814 73 gave expression to the fears and dread that often haunt sensitive individuals This collection contains four of his finest ghost stories, each crafted with remarkable ingenuity and storytelling skill The title story offers a petrifying account of an English cleric s bouts with a Regarded as the Victorian era s greatest writer of ghost stories, J Sheridan LeFanu 1814 73 gave expression to the fears and dread that often haunt sensitive individuals This collection contains four of his finest ghost stories, each crafted with remarkable ingenuity and storytelling skill The title story offers a petrifying account of an English cleric s bouts with a malignant spectral presence Squire Toby s Will recounts a sibling rivalry and disputed inheritance The Fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh concerns a country gentleman s mysterious relationship with a sinister valet and Sir Dominick s Bargain presents LeFanu s masterly variation on the theme of a pact with the devil.All four tales embody not only the suspense and terror expected of a ghost story but also a subtlety, awareness, and psychological depth that elevate them far above most efforts in the genre This inexpensive edition provides gripping entertainment as well as an excellent introduction to the intelligence and imagination that characterize LeFanu s work


Author J Sheridan Le Fanu

Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels He was the leading ghost story writer of the nineteenth century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era.




Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories Reviews (27)

  • The Victorians wrote some of the best ghost stories still in print, and Irish author Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu was widely considered to be one of the best tellers of the ghost tale ever to put pen to paper Novels like Uncle Silas Carmilla which I read last year , and The House by the Churchyard are so [..]

  • A collection of four long, short stories by the great Victorian writer most known for his ghost stories though he did write over a dozen Gothic novels I like LeFanu though I ve only been reading him for several years He s a bit hit and miss with me I love his signature ghost stories, his stories of [..]

  • J Sheridan Le Fanu s Carmilla is one of my all time favourite vampire stories I knew he d written novels, but NO ONE TOLD ME HE WROTE GHOST STORIES I happened to find this at a second hand book sale today, purely by chance Atmospheric, not really suspenseful at all, they rely on slowly building drea [..]

  • LeFanu is highly thought of by a lot of horror aficionados, so I was exciting to have a chance to read this book Dover s edition is not the full volume that was published in the 40s this book has four stories in it Green Tea is the tale of a man haunted because he s overstimulated his brain and body [..]

  • HELL FUCKING YES GIVE ME MORE.Sorry but this is exactly my cup of not green tea horror stories set in the 1700 1800, which gave me such a trill One thing I love about the horror of that time is that there were no real explanation Modern horrors have to explain anything, every tiny thing, as if the a [..]

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