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WILKINS-FREEMAN, MARY E. (WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EDWARD WAGENKNECHT) - Collected Ghost Stories

Title: Collected Ghost Stories
Description: Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1974. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated by Frank Utpatel. Cover Art; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, with some beginning rubbing to the spine ends. "Freeman began writing stories and verse for children while still a teenager to help support her family and was quickly successful. Her career as a short story writer launched in 1881 when she took first place in a short story contest with her submission “The Ghost Family. ”[7] When the supernatural caught her interest, the result was a group of short stories which combined domestic realism with supernaturalism and these have proved very influential. Her best known work was written in the 1880s and 1890s while she lived in Randolph. She produced more than two dozen volumes of published short stories and novels. She is best known for two collections of stories, A Humble Romance and Other Stories (1887) and A New England Nun and Other Stories (1891). Her stories deal mostly with New England life and are among the best of their kind. Freeman is also remembered for her novel Pembroke (1894) , and she contributed a notable chapter to the collaborative novel entitled The Whole Family (1908). " (from Wikipedia). Fine in Near Fine dust jacket .

Keywords: Horror Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman Arkham House Small Press Frank Utpatel Ghost stories dark fantasy Fantastic Fiction Horror

Price: US$ 35.00 Seller: S. Howlett-West Books
- Book number: 38660

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