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Audrey Niffenegger, international best-selling 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

EDITED, INTRODUCED AND ILLUSTRATED BY AUDREY NIFFENEGGER

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

In this volume, Audrey Niffenegger, bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife, 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.

Reviews

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

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9781784870089

    October 1, 2015

    Vintage Classics

    464 pages

    RRP $35.00

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  • Hardback

    9781784870065

    October 15, 2015

    Vintage Classics

    464 pages

    RRP $32.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781473520929

    September 24, 2015

    Vintage Digital

    464 pages

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    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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Also by Audrey Niffenegger

The Time Traveler's Wife
Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover
Awake in the Dream World
Raven Girl
The Night Bookmobile
Her Fearful Symmetry
The Adventuress
The Three Incestuous Sisters

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The Woman In Black
Dracula
The Devil's Detective
Prince Lestat
Teatro Grottesco
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The Orphan Choir
The Quickening
Hunger
Briefs Encountered
The Greatcoat
Her Fearful Symmetry
True Believers
Scraps of Wool
Mockingbird Songs
My Best Friend's Exorcism
Lily Poole
Ghosts from Our Past
A Country of Refuge