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Hugh Lamb
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Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 4 years ago
Surprisingly good stories by the virtually unknown Capes. I assumed these would tend towards M.R. James but these actually reminded me more of L.P. Hartley. Capes doesn't use the same formula twice so the stories throughout the book remain fresh to the reader. There are a few of the usual haunts but...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 5 years ago
Really not very good attempt at Jamesian ghost stories for the mid-20th century. The stories seem to all be in a typical Jamesian setting but the plotting is so predictable and dull that you just end up wanting the stories to be over. Most are blessedly brief. Mildly atmospheric and might be fun aro...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 9 years ago
I am really thankful to anthologists like Hugh Lamb, who are so passionate and driven to unearth the works of authors who have largely been lost to modern readers; those whose works have fallen out of literary consciousness. In this anthology, he has given us seventeen stories that have rarely been...
georgenaylor rated it 9 years ago
Actually listened to an audiobook of it. Nice horror story with some good suspense to it.
Kaethe rated it 10 years ago
I finished my Halloween read this morning. I give the editor props for introducing me to Victorian writers I'd never heard of before, and it is fascinating to me how so many published 70 books in their lifetime and then disappeared into obscurity. But, big but, most of the stories weren't really t...
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