Publish date: November 6th 2008
Pages no: 500
Edition language: English
I like it that the editor took the broadest sense of ghost story and lump down not only things-that-go-bump-in-the-night (there are several) but also eery or sometimes spiritual circumstances. Combined with a some top notch writers this is a really good compilation that can satisfy not only ghost st...
The earliest selections were quite strong. But as the collection moves into the 20th century, it seems to depend more on famous names, Garcia Marquez, Nabokov, and less on the strength of the ghost stories as ghost stories. Apparently, I'm some kind of purist.Kudos for including Wodehouse's HONEYSUC...