Best Ghost Stories of J S Lefanu

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M.R. James described Le Fanu as "absolutely in the first rank as a writer of ghost stories". Three of his best-known works are Uncle Silas, Carmilla and The House by the Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels/5.

Carmilla, Green Tea, and Other Horrors: The Best Ghost Stories and Weird Fiction of J. Sheridan Le Fanu (Oldstyle Tales of Murder, Mystery, Horror, and Hauntings) (Volume 10)/5(18). The best ghost stories of J S LeFanu are among the best ghost stories ever written. This is an Best Ghost Stories of J S Lefanu book fine collection, including all the stories from LeFanu's greatest book, "In a Glass Darkly", plus more than a dozen others.5/5(5).

Best ghost stories of J.S. Le Fanu by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan,author; Bleiler, E. (Everett Franklin),editor. Publication date Topics Ghost stories, English, Ghost stories, English Publisher Dover Publications Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in Pages: Dover's GHOST STORIES AND MYSTERIES [of J. Sheridan LeFanu, (more usually spelled "Le Fanu")], is a companion volume to their BEST GHOST STORIES of J.

LeFANU. According to the introduction by Mr. Bleiler, all of Le Fanu's ghost stories were in print in those two by: 2. Carmilla, Green Tea, and Other Horrors: The Best Ghost Stories and Weird Fiction of J. Sheridan Le Fanu (Oldstyle Tales of Murder, Mystery, Horror, and Hauntings) (Volume 10).

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The Classic Works of J. Sheridan Le Fanu - 18 Short Stories from One of the First and Greatest Writers of Ghost Stories (Fantasy and Horror Classics) J.

Sheridan Le Fanu $   That work is included in this volume of Best Ghost Stories of J. Le Fanu along with the other following works: "Squire Toby's Will," "Schalken the Painter," "Madam Crowl's Ghost," "The Haunted Baronet," "The Familiar," "Mr.

Justice Harbottle," "The Fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh," "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street /5(21). Joseph Sheridan LeFanu is generally recognized as the greatest Victorian writer of ghost stories, and his masterful Uncle Silas the best Victorian mystery novel compels our consideration of him as a preeminent mystery writer as well.

The reasons for his greatness transcend the form he employed and include a remarkable craftsmanship, the ability to explore /5.

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Le Fanu by J. Sheridan Le Fanu avg rating — 1, ratings — published — 5 editions. List of the best ghost short story anthologies with multiple authors. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Le Fanu published many novels in the contemporary sensation fiction style of Wilkie Collins and others: Wylder's Hand () [19] Guy Deverell () [20] All in the Dark (), satirising spiritualism.

[21] The Tenants of Malory () [22] A Lost Name () [23] an adaptation of The Evil Guest Genre: Gothic horror, mystery. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations, portrait ; 22 cm: Contents: Squire Toby's will --Schalken the painter --Madam Crowl's ghost --The haunted baronet --Green tea --The familiar --Mr.

Justice Harbottle --Carmilla --The fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh --An account of some strange disturbances in Aungier Street --The dead sexton --Ghost.

Joseph Sheridan LeFanu (–) is regarded by many critics as the greatest master of the English ghost story. A product of the decaying Anglo-Irish culture of the early and middle nineteenth century, he sums up in his work better than any of his contemporaries the fears and dreads that may haunt the sensitive individual.

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu is widely considered as one of the greatest writers of ghost stories to ever have lived. While today he may be overshadowed by his American contemporary, Edgar Allan Poe, in his time he was generally spoken of in the same : Dover Publications.

J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Victorian master of shadowy terrors, is the undisputed prince of ghost story writers. While M. James may be their king, even Monty paid homage to his Irish inspiration, reviving Le Fanu’s reputation (by reprinting his stories in a anthology), and modelling many (if not most) of his more famous tales off of Le Fanu’s pattern.

Page - I felt that I was now safe. I turned in the direction of the voice, and fell fainting at the soldier's feet. When I came to myself, I was sitting in a miserable hovel, surrounded by strange faces, all bespeaking curiosity and compassion.

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This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Dover Publications and has a total of pages in the : In a Glass Darkly is Sheridan Le Fanu's most famous collection of ghost and mystery stories.

There are five, all recounted by Martin Hesselius: Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant and Carmilla. Joseph Sheridan LeFanu (–) is regarded by many critics as the greatest master of the English ghost story.

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A product of the decaying Anglo-Irish culture of the early and middle nineteenth century, he sums up in his work better than any of his contemporaries the fears and dreads that may haunt the sensitive individual/5(K).

Carmilla, one of the very best vampire stories, built beautifully through subtle hints, psychology, and descriptions. my favourite gothic story. then it's Lefanu's masterpiece: green tea.

in fact, one of the best horror stories ever written. too bad Lefanu insisted on writing so many ghost stories, instead of common horror, otherwise he might be a real master in the genre, as /5. The best ghost stories of J S LeFanu are among the best ghost stories ever written.

This is an extremely fine collection, including all the stories from LeFanu's greatest book, "In a Glass Darkly", plus more than a dozen others/5. That work is included in this volume of Best Ghost Stories of J. Le Fanu along with the other following works: "Squire Toby's Will," "Schalken the Painter," "Madam Crowl's Ghost," "The Haunted Baronet," "The Familiar," "Mr.

Justice Harbottle," "The Fortunes of Sir Robert Ardagh," "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street. Ghost Stories and Mysteries - Ebook written by J. LeFanu. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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Book from: Personal collection. The Dover collection of Best Ghost Stories of J. S. LeFanu (originally issued inwith a rapturous introduction by an E. F. Bleiler, “an editor, bibliographer, and scholar of science fiction, detective fiction, and fantasy literature” according to Wiki) contains the following stories.Best Ghost Stories, First Edition.

You Searched For: BEST GHOST STORIES (His Best Ghost Tales) LE FANU, J.S. Published by DOVER (Trade-Size), () Used. Softcover. Some of the stories included in this book are The Shadow of a Midnight, The Thing in the Hall, The Willows and more.

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