Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Some classic ghost stories

EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE, a well-written ghost story comes along and it makes you feel wonderful to be frightened by the magical realm of the supernatural. The following are some of these novels. It would neither make your hair stand on its roots nor curdle your gore, but your flesh would undoubtedly creep under your skin.

1. The Seance (Jonathan Cape, 2008) / John Harwood
2. The Ghost Writer (Jonathan Cape, 2004; Vintage, 2005) / John Harwood
3. The Woman In Black (Hamish Hamilton, 1983) / Susan Hill
4. The Turn of the Screw (1898) / Henry James


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