The Haunted House

ISBN: 9781843910213

Author: Charles Dickens    Publisher: Hesperus Press

Compiled by Charles Dickens, and counting Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins among its contributors, this rediscovered work is an ingenious collaborative tale of the supernatural with indelible touches of pure Dickensian comedy. When the narrator spies a deserted house from his railway carriage, he determines to take up residence. But local legend has it that this is a haunted house, and no servant will dare enter employment. Refusing to be thwarted, he instead invites a number of acquaintances to join him, commissioning each with the task of routing out any supernatural inhabitants. As they gather together on twelfth night, each recounts his version of the ghostly activities.

Bind: paperback

Publication Date: 28-09-2012

Availability Date: 31-10-2012

Tags: August 2012   Fiction & Literature

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