|By (author):||Blackwood, Algernon|
|Series:||Christmas Ghost Stories|
|Subject:||FICTION / Ghost|
|FICTION / Short Stories (single author)|
|FICTION / Thrillers / Supernatural|
|Size:||6.00in x 4.00in|
|From The Publisher*|
Biblioasis is thrilled to continue this series of beautifully illustrated, collectible, classic Christmas ghost stories designed and illustrated by world-famous cartoonist Seth.
Aunt Julia, an elderly spinster with a mania for psychical research, has the keys to the haunted house on the square. She invites her nephew to accompany her on a midnight investigation into what really happened a hundred years ago when a servant girl fell to her death. But the house may not be as empty as it seems ...
Praise for Christmas Ghost Stories
"[This] series of Christmas ghost stories, miniature books chosen and illustrated by the cartoonist Seth ... [offers] chills-and charm."-John Williams, New York Times Book Review
"I just bought my set of these and they ... are ... PERFECT. I hope they do these every year."-Patton Oswalt
"These are beautiful little books ... [My family's] been reading them at home, and we've actually put them away so we can re-read them on Christmas Eve."-Matt Galloway, CBC's Metro Morning
"For Seth, this is really a labour of love."-Peter Robb, Ottawa Citizen
"The two classic Christmas ghost stories that Seth and Biblioasis fashioned last year were a huge success for us. Nifty packaging, striking design-so Seth."-Ben McNally, Ben McNally Books, Toronto, ON
"Seth's Christmas Ghost Stories series resurrects the legacy of fireside tales at Christmas with these beautifully illustrated editions."-John Toews, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg, MB
Algernon Henry Blackwood (1869- 1951) was a prolific English writer and broadcaster, best known for his chilling tales of the supernatural.
Seth is the cartoonist behind the comic-book series Palookaville. His comics have a appeared in the New York Times magazine, Best American Comics, and McSweeney's Quarterly. His illustrations have appeared on the cover of The New Yorker, The Walrus, and CNQ.