The Spirit of the Place and Other Strange Tales: The Complete Short Stories of Elizabeth Walter

Elizabeth Walter
fantasy, horror, short stories
The Spirit of the Place and Other Strange Tales: The Complete Short Stories of Elizabeth Walter - Elizabeth Walter

The Spirit of the Place And Other Strange Tales: The Complete Short Stories of Elizabeth Walter. All of Elizabeth Walter's 31 short stories collected in one volume for the first time. Supernatural, eerie and uncanny tales from her collections Snowfall & Other Chilling Events (1965), The Sin Eater & Other Scientific Impossibilities (1967), Davy Jones's Tale & Other Supernatural Stories (1971), Come And Get Me & Other Uncanny Invitations (1973) and Dead Woman & Other Haunting Experiences (1975). Elizabeth Walter was a novelist, short story writer, translator and for thirty years from 1961 editor of The Collins Crime Club. She was a very private person, but the book's editor, Dave Brzeski has researched snippets of bibliographic information from her days with Wlliam Collins. In addition he discusses her writing and reviews the adaptations of her stories on television, in his informative introduction.

Contents:

- Introduction by Dave Brzeski
Snowfall & Other Chilling Events:
- Snowfall
- The New House
- The Tibetan Box
- The Island of Regrets
- The Drum
The Sin-Eater & Other Scientific Impossibilities:
- The Sin-Eater
- Dearest Clarissa
- A Scientific Impossibility
- A Question of Time
- The Spider
- Exorcism
Davy Jones’s Tale & Other Supernatural Stories:
- Davy Jones’s Tale
- The Hare
- In The Mist
- The Lift
- The Street of the Jews
- Hushaby, Baby
Come And Get Me & Other Uncanny Invitations:
- Come And Get Me
- The Concrete Captain
- The Thing
- The Travelling Companion
- The Spirit of the Place
- Prendergast
- Grandfather Clock
Dead Woman & Other Haunting Experiences:
- Dead Woman
- The Hollies and the Ivy
- A Monstrous Tale
- The Little House
- Dual Control
- Telling the Bees
- Christmas Night

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Release date: March 31, 2017
Genres: fantasy, horror, short stories
Average rating: 10.00/10
Total ratings: 1
Updated: September 05, 2017