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  • Published: 29 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9781784870072
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $24.99

Ghostly

A Collection of Ghost Stories




Audrey Niffenegger, international bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife, invites you to creep through haunted houses and commune with the undead in this anthology of all things ghostly

Audrey Niffenegger, bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife, invites you to creep through haunted houses and commune with the undead in this anthology of all things ghostly.


Haunted houses, spectral chills, and of course, the odd cat. . .

In this volume, Audrey Niffenegger has brought together her selection of the very creepiest, weirdest and wittiest ghost stories around.

Scare yourself silly with old favourites by Edgar Allan Poe and M. R. James. Entertain the unnerving with tales from Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link and Audrey Niffenegger herself. And as bedtime nears, allay your fears with funny new writing from Amy Giacalone and the classic wit of Saki.

When the nights draw in and the fire burns low, enjoy the eeriness, the dread and the comedy of all things ghostly.

  • Pub date: 29 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9781784870072
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Audrey Niffenegger

Audrey Niffenegger is a visual artist and writer who lives mostly in Chicago and occasionally in London. She has published six books, including the novels The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry. She helped to found the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Her art has been exhibited by Printworks Gallery in Chicago since 1986. She is a Professor in the Fiction Department of Columbia College. Her recent projects include a ballet, Raven Girl, in collaboration with Wayne McGregor for the Royal Opera House Ballet.

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Praise for Ghostly

“Here lies the magic of the genre; it allows you to dip your toe into an adrenaline-pumping world, while in the safety of your own armchair... It's Niffenegger's eclectic edit of stories from the past 200 years that really left us reeling”

Stylist

“There are shivers aplenty in this collection of ghostly tales by a variety of authors, chosen by Niffenegger, from the eerie and uncanny to the delightfully odd. Each story, creepy as it is, has a sense of loss and curtailment at its heart”

Psychologies

“The action takes place in a classic creepy house - a motif that also appears in Audrey Niffenegger's short story "Secret Life With Cats", a standout in Ghostly, an anthology of tales intended to cause shudders”

Vogue

“Niffenegger is a prolific graphic novelist and her monochrome illustrations… really bring the stories to life”

Jessica Whiteley, four stars, Stylist

“All the classics in one place”

Chloe Gipson, Marie Claire

“A beautiful hardback, the sort of thing you’ll keep for years. Lucky really, as you’ll probably only be able to manage a couple of stories per year. For example, Edith Wharton’s 1931 entry, The Pomegranate Seed, is heart-stopping”

The Debrief


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