True Irish Ghost Stories

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,818 / 159 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,733
Added to site: 2006.10.30
mnybks.net#: 15099
Origin: gutenberg.org
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were not much surprised at his remarks, although we did not enlighten him. The whole family have been disturbed by a peculiar knocking which occurred in various rooms in the house, frequently on the door or wall, but sometimes on the furniture, quite close to where we had been sitting. This was evidently loud enough to be heard in the next house, for our next-door neighbour once asked my husband why he selected such curious hours for hanging his pictures. Another strange and fairly frequent occurrence was the following. I had got a set of skunk furs which I fancied had an unpleasant odour, as this fur sometimes has; and at night I used to take it from my wardrobe and lay it on a chair in the drawing-room, which was next my bedroom. The first time that I did this, on going to the drawing-room I found, to my surprise, my muff in one corner and my stole in another. Not for a moment suspecting a supernatural agent, I asked my servant about it, and she assured me that she had not been in the room that morning. Wh

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Average Rating of 5 from 2 reviews: *****

This is the Best Book I ever read on the subject!
Second is Gates of Remebrance by Bligh Bond.
As a Scientist I wonder, why we leave this most important field of research
to those with the worst attitudes...

2006.11.16
Carrie
*****

I love this book so much. The stories are strangely comforting and very ghostly and scary at the same time! A superb book -- I'd recommend it for anyone who needs a thrilling ghost story fix!


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