The Haunted House (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2007 - Fiction - 160 pages
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On Christmas Eve, a party of friends descends on a purportedly haunted country retreat, charged with the task of discovering evidence of the supernatural. Sequestered in their rooms for the holiday, the friends reconvene on Twelfth Night at a great feast and share their stories of spectral encounter. “Conducted” by Charles Dickens and counting Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins among its contributors, The Haunted House examines quintessentially Victorian themes–sex and longing, nostalgia and loss–in ways that continue to resonate today. Ingeniously conceived and written, and spiked with flashes of Dickensian humor, this volume is a strange and sheer delight.

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User Review  - Cory - Goodreads

The chapters sounded interesting, but to me "fell flat." It was okay, but not great. Read full review

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User Review  - Viji Sarath (Bookish endeavors) - Goodreads

It was boring.. I tried to find the mystery and horror in it,but all my efforts were in vain. After reading it,I read many of the reviews and saw that most people felt it to be some big deal. So may be I missed something. But as things stand,it was boring,dull and draggy. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

WESLEY STACE is the author of the novel Misfortune. Under the name John Wesley Harding, he has recorded more than a dozen albums, most recently Adam’s Apple. He lives in Brooklyn.

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