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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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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...
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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.)...
Person Of Interest
Person Of Interest rated it
4.5 The Canterville Ghost
Sir Simon, the 300 year old resident ghost of Canterville Manor, takes his haunting very seriously. Over the centuries his terrifying spectral performances have sent more than a few Canterville descendants, visitors and servants off the deep-end, never to recover. All that changes when the current L...
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 ...
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