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The Lost Stradivarius - John Meade Falkner
The Lost Stradivarius
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A beautifully written ghost story of the late Victorian period. Focusing on a seemingly haunted violin and one man's growing obsession with it. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are... show more
A beautifully written ghost story of the late Victorian period. Focusing on a seemingly haunted violin and one man's growing obsession with it. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781843911371 (184391137X)
Publisher: Hesperus Press
Pages no: 131
Edition language: English
Category:
Horror
Series: Misterium Grozy
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Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
3.0 The Lost Stradivarius
Nice little gothic confection about the doomed John Maltravers. The author doesn't insult us by having the principals stumble about and wonder what is going on for too long; they figure things out pretty quickly but all seem paralyzed to figure out how to help the almost totally listless Maltravers...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
2.0 The Lost Stradivarius (World's Classics)
Not very creepy story about a haunted violin that is really a vampire (you gotta read it to see what I mean). The musician inevitably wastes away and dies instead of burning the damn thing and everyone about ends up wringing their hands instead of doing something about it. Gothic and Romantic at t...
heidenkind
heidenkind rated it
Oh those Italians and their pagan ways.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
Available on both Gutenberg and Librivox. Note to any passing Librarian - this was published 1895.Read by Joanna David. Broadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 1:30pm Monday 2nd August 2010Duration:30 minutesAvailable until:2:02pm Monday 9th August 2010Categories:Drama, Horror & Supernatural
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