Joseph Lewis French. Great Ghost Stories.

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Great Ghost Stories.

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Great Ghost Stories by Joseph Lewis French, (1858–1936) was a novelist, editor, poet and newspaper man. The New York Times noted in 1925 that he may be "the most industrious anthologist of his time." He is known for his popular themed collections, and published over twenty-five books between 1918 and his death in 1936. He founded two magazines, The New West (c. 1887) and The Wave (c. 1890). Afterwards he worked for newspapers "across the country" contributing poetry and articles. He struggled financially, and in 1927 the New York Graphic, a daily tabloid, published an autobiographical article they convinced him to write, entitled "I'm Starving – Yet I'm in Who's Who as the Author of 27 Famous Books." Twelve Great Tales of the Supernatural.

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Grade 6 Up-These 13 stories are written by such well-known authors as H. G. Wells, Bram Stoker, and Madeleine L'Engle. The selections range from psychological thrillers such as H. P. Lovecraft's "The Music of Erich Zann," in which a musician must play in order to keep an unspeakable evil at bay, to stories with surprise endings, like that of W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw," in which the characters discover that it's not always good to have wishes come true. Averaging 15 pages in length, each tale is accompanied by a full-page, full-color illustration. While these impressive watercolors may make the collection more appealing to readers, most of the stories, with the exception of Moser's retelling of "Polly Vaughn," Philippa Pearce's "Samantha and the Ghost," and James Haskins's version of "Dead Aaron," can easily be found in other collections.
Michele Snyder, Chappaqua Public Library, NY
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