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Ghost Stories: A Selected List for Adults
Booklists
for Adults

Aickman, Robert. COLD HAND IN MINE: STRANGE STORIES.

Blackwood, Algernon. BEST GHOST STORIES OF ALGERNON BLACKWOOD.

DARK COMPANY: THE TEN GREATEST GHOST STORIES.

Du Maurier, Daphne. ECHOES FROM THE MACABRE.

DARK BANQUET: A FEAST OF TWELVE GREAT GHOST STORIES.

EDWARD GOREY'S HAUNTED LOOKING GLASS: GHOST STORIES.

Hardy, Thomas. WESSEX TALES: THAT IS TO SAY, THE THREE STRANGERS, A TRADITION OF EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND FOUR, THE MELANCHOLY HUSSAR, THE WITHERED ARM.

James, Henry. THE TURN OF THE SCREW: THE LESSON OF THE MASTER.

James Montague Rhodes. THE GHOST STORIES OF M. R. JAMES.

King, Stephen. THE SHINING.

Kipling, Rudyard. THE PHANTOM RICKSHAW, AND OTHER TALES; AND, THE CITY OF
DREADFUL NIGHT.

THE LITERARY GHOST: GREAT CONTEMPORARY GHOST STORIES.

Lofts, Norah. HAUNTINGS: IS THERE ANYBODY THERE?

LOST SOULS: A COLLECTION OF ENGLISH GHOST STORIES.

Lovecraft, H.P. (Howard Phillips). DAGON AND OTHER MACABRE TALES.

Michaels, Barbara. HOUSE OF MANY SHADOWS.

THE OXFORD BOOK OF ENGLISH GHOST STORIES.

P'u, Sung-lin. CHINESE GHOST & LOVE STORIES.

ROALD DAHL'S BOOK OF GHOST STORIES.

Singer, Isaac Bashevis. THE COLLECTED STORIES OF ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER.

Straub, Peter. GHOST STORY.

Theroux, Paul. THE BLACK HOUSE.

THE VIRAGO BOOK OF GHOST STORIES.

Wharton, Edith. THE GHOST STORIES OF EDITH WHARTON.

 

Compiled by Caroline Young, General Library, Adult Reader and Information Services, Boston Public Library, 1992