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The Canterville Ghost - Oscar Wilde, Inga Moore
The Canterville Ghost
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This classic ghost story tells of a malevolent ghost, who discovers there is no peace for the wicked when a rumbustious American family moves into his ancestral home.
This classic ghost story tells of a malevolent ghost, who discovers there is no peace for the wicked when a rumbustious American family moves into his ancestral home.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780744549515 (0744549515)
Publisher: Walker Books
Pages no: 126
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 American family meets gothic English ghost
The ghost looses. Outrageously. Quick and hilarious. Drama queen ghost, terror twins, painter mary-sue (*snigger* that paint chat, lol), prepared big brother (stain remover in his pocket?) and practical American Minister, it was all fun. Hands down, the theatrical haunting anecdotes were where I w...
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0.0 Halloween Book Bingo 2016: Eighth Update – TRIPLE BINGO (Nos. 3-5)!
The Books: Bingo No. 3: Witches – Terry Pratchett / Neil Gaiman: Good Omens Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's hilarious end-of-the-world spoof: Armageddon as foretold in the nice and accurate predictions of one Agnes Nutter, witch. (Time of Armageddon: Next Saturday. Place: Tadfield, Oxfordshire.)...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
3.5 The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde, narrated by B.J. Harrison
What a cute little story this was! I've forgotten which Bookliker it was that recommended it, but thank you! The Canterville Ghost is not scary at all, but it IS funny and as the story goes on, rather pitiful. I found myself laughing at some portions and then all but shedding a tear towards the ...
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
4.0 The Canterville Ghost
by Oscar Wilde This is one of those Classic stories I've meant to read for years and have finally got to it. Oscar Wilde comes from an era when characters were written bigger than life, even when they are dead. Many clichés of ghost story writing, like blood stains that reappear after being cleane...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.5 The Canterville Ghost
I fell in love with the TV adaptation of this story decades ago, but only recently went searching of the original story. Well, of course, the two are very different. Oscar Wilde's book is much more about the ghost's comeuppance, with a firm jab at American consumerism and involves a lot more chil...
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