A Modern, Gorgeous Twist on Classic Ghost Tales

When spooky stories meet gorgeous artwork, magic happens. Enter Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Agea collection of classic short tales illustrated by Bill Bragg.

Ghostly Tales

This book transports the reader to a time when staircases creaked in old manor houses, and a candle could be blown out by a gust of wind or by a passing ghost.

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Penned by some of the greatest Victorian novelists and masters of the ghost story genre, each story is illustrated with exquisitely eerie artwork. Take a look at these lovely interiors:


“The Body-Snatcher” by Robert Louis Stevenson

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“The Old Nurse’s Story” by Elizabeth Gaskell

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“The Phantom Coach” by Amelia B. Edwards

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Both elegant and mysterious, Ghostly Tales is a perfect book for anyone who wishes it was October all year long. Find it here!

Ghostly Tales

Jenna Homen

Community Manager at Chronicle Books. When she's logged off, she can be found cooking, camping, or in a museum. You can follow her on Twitter at @jn_na.
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