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Madam Crowl's Ghost & Other Stories
Madam Crowl's Ghost & Other Stories

Описание: In 1888 Henry James wrote "There was the customary novel by Mr. Le Fanu for the bedside; the ideal reading in a country house for the hours after midnight". Madam Crowl's Ghost & Other Stories are tales selected from Le Fanu's stories which mostly appeared in The Dublin University Magazine and other periodicals, and their haunting, sinister qualities still have an enormous appeal for the modern reader. The great M.R.James, who collected and introduces the stories in this book, considered that Le Fanu "stands absolutely in the first rank as a... Читать далее →

In a Glass Darkly
In a Glass Darkly

Описание: Sheridan Le Fanu, wrote fellow author; M.R.James, "stands absolutely in the first rank as a writer of ghost stories". A best-selling author from 1860 to I 880, Le Fanu is feted today as a master of his art. In a Glass Darkly is a remarkable collection of tales of the supernatural, in which the patients of Dr Heselius are plagued by malignant apparitions and vampires, or are drugged into a state of living death. The good doctor can usually explain such phenomena in terms of psychopathology, but Le Fanu seems deliberately ambivalent about the ... Читать далее →