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Posts Tagged ‘William Kimber’

Peter Haining – Nightcaps And Nightmares

Posted by demonik on June 21, 2009

Peter Haining (ed.) – Nightcaps And Nightmares (William Kimber, 1983)

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Peter Haining – Introduction

Thomas Ingoldsby – The Spectre Of Tappington
Charles Dickens – The Lawyer And The Ghost
F. Antsey – The Wraith of Barnjum
Oscar Wilde – The Canterville Ghost
Kenneth Graham – The Ghost Aristocracy
Jerome K. Jerome – The Haunted Mill
John Kendrick Bangs – Ghosts That Have Haunted Me
H G Wells – The Inexperienced Ghost
Ambrose Bierce – The Clothing Of Ghosts
O. Henry – A Ghost Of A Chance
Richard Middleton – The Ghost Ship
Stephen Leacock – Buggam Grange
Robert Benchley – A Trip To Spirit Land
James Thurber – The Night The Ghost Got In
Robert Graves – The White Horse
John Collier – Half-way To Hell
Robert Bloch -The Indian Spirit Guide

In this entertaining collection Peter Haining takes us into the realms where the ghostly is often blended with humour.

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Peter C. Smith – Undesirable Properties

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Peter C. Smith (ed.) – Undesirable Properties (William Kimber, 1977)

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H. Russell Wakefield – Blind Man’s Buff
Rick Ferreira – The Boy and the Blackamoor
M.R. James – The Residence at Whitminster
Peter C. Smith – The Wrong Man
Ernest Bramah – The Ghost at Massingham Mansions
Mary Williams – Maddgens
H.G. Wells – The Red Room
E.F. Benson – At the Farmhouse
Anon – The Dead Man of Varley Grange
Wilkie Collins – A Terribly Strange Bed
‘Sapper’ – The House By the Headland
Eleanor Scott – The Room
James Turner – Naked We Came into this World

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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Denys Val Baker – When Churchyards Yawn

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Denys Val Baker (ed.) – When Churchyards Yawn (William Kimber, 1982)

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M.R. James – Rats
Ronald Duncan – When We Dead Awaken
Daphne du Maurier – Escort
Fred Urquhart – Seven Ghosts in Search
James Turner – Act of Contrition
Frank Baker – In the Box
Winston Graham – The Basket Chair
R. Chetwynd-Hayes – The Sad Ghost
Giles Gordon – In Spite of Himself
Jean Stubbs – The Walking Shadow
Hugh Walpole – Mrs Lunt
Denys Val Baker – The Anniversary
Peter Tinniswood – The Top Coat

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scan!

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Denys Val Baker – Ghosts In Country Villages

Posted by demonik on May 30, 2008

Denys Val Baker (ed.) – Ghosts In Country Villages (William Kimber, 1983)

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Mary Butts – With and Without Buttons
R. Chetwynd-Hayes – Coming Home
J.C. Trewin – The Meadow
M.R. James – A Warning to the Curious
A.L. Rowse – The Wise Old Serpent of King’s Wood
Hugh Walpole – The Tarn
Fred Urquhart – Witch’s Kitten
Derek Stanford – No Story For Nightshade
Howard Spring – Corporal Strike
Rosalind Wade – Which Room?
Rosemary Timperley – Lost Pathways
Mary Williams – The Eyes to See
George Mackay Brown – The Hollander’s Book
A.L. Barker – St Elmo

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents and cover scans!

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