3 edition of Scottish Ghost Stories found in the catalog.
April 12, 2007
Written in English
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Scottish Ghost Stories was originally published in and contains 17 reported ghost sightings/encounters which the author, Elliott O'Donnell, claims to have been true.
If they were true then it's safe to say O'Donnell used more than a little artistic licence to enhance his re-telling of events: /5(77). James Robertson is the author of the novel The Fanatic, as well as two collections of short stories, Close and The Ragged Man's Complaint, several collections of poetry, and a book of Scottish ghost stories.
He lives in by: 1. Scottish Ghost Stories is a good book, written in the 19th century in the same style as those other great classics.
This particular book is an outline of various reported hauntings across the Scottish countryside. The stories are dark, speaking very much to the Victorian or Edwardian mind and their fascination and fear of the supernatural/5.
In Scottish Ghost Stories, macabre mysteries of the unknown, both past and present, are unravelled in tales of soul-freezing suspense. Compiled by Giles Gordon, this anthology contains a selection of superlative chillers by twelve of Haunting images of the strange, the sinister, and the supernatural have scarred the bleak beauty of the Scottish landscape for centuries/5.
Neither a wary sceptic nor a fanatical believer, but an advocate of the validity of individual experience of the strange and unexplainable, James Robertson's Scottish Ghost Stories is an imaginative and chilling recasting of an established Scottish ghost-hunting and story-telling tradition - a homage to the particular mystery and character of a land which continues to produce ghosts /5.
Secondly, it should be obvious that ghost stories are ideal material for old-fashioned listening rather than for reading. Accordingly, I strongly recommend the Soundings audio version of this book, enabling you to hear the Scottish ghost stories told by a Scotsman/5(8).
James Robertson is the author of the novel The Fanatic, as well as two collections of short stories, Close and The Ragged Man's Complaint, several collections of poetry, and a book of Scottish ghost stories.
He lives in Fife.4/5(17). Scottish Ghost Stories book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.