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Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories By Edited by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories
by Edited by Roald Dahl

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Includes terrifying ghost stories such as Sheridan Le Fanu's The Ghost of a Hand, Edith Wharton's Afterward, Cynthia Asquith's The Corner Shop and Mary Treadgold's The Telephone.
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Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories Summary


Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories by Edited by Roald Dahl

Fourteen terrifying ghost stories chosen by the master of the macabre, Roald Dahl.

'Spookiness is the real purpose of the ghost story. It should give you the creeps and disturb your thoughts . . .'

Who better to choose the ultimate in spine-chillers than Roald Dahl, whose own sinister stories have teased and twisted the imagination of millions?

Here are fourteen of his favourite ghost stories, including Sheridan Le Fanu's The Ghost of a Hand, Edith Wharton's Afterward, Cynthia Asquith's The Corner Shop and Mary Treadgold's The Telephone.

Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

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About Edited by Roald Dahl


Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in 1916 in Wales of Norwegian parents. He was educated in England before starting work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa, and began writing after a 'monumental bash on the head' sustained as an RAF fighter pilot during the Second World War. He worked in a tiny hut in the apple orchard of his house in Buckinghamshire until his death in 1990 at the age of 74. Roald Dahl's many books continue to be read by children the world over who delight in the magic of his marvellous storytelling. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and total sales are 100 million worldwide!

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GOR005087307
Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories by Edited by Roald Dahl
Edited by Roald Dahl
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2012-02-02
336
0241955718
9780241955710
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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