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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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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam 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...
Hol
Hol rated it
3.0 The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde
This short-story by Oscar Wilde was charming and not in the least bit scary. I will say, however, that it’s amongst one of my least favourite works of his. The ending made me smile, though, and elevated it for me. It’s likely that most people have read this or heard a lot about it, so I won’t go i...
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
4.0 Halloween Bingo Update 1: The Canterville Ghost
The Canterville Ghost is a charming novella by Oscar Wilde, dating, I believe, to about 1887. The American Minister to the Court of St. James rents the country house of the Canterville family, despite being informed that it's haunted by a dire ghost, because he doesn't believe in ghosts. Also he f...
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...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
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.)...
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