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27%OFFJennifer Beatrice Westwood - Haunted England: The Penguin Book of Ghosts - 9780141039749 - V9780141039749
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Haunted England: The Penguin Book of Ghosts

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Description for Haunted England: The Penguin Book of Ghosts Paperback. Includes supernatural tales and legends: from a ghostly army marching across Cumbria to the vanishing hitchhiker of Bluebell Hill, from the gruesome Man-Monkey of Shropshire to the phantom congregation who gather for a 'Sermon of the Dead'. Num Pages: 480 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; VXQG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 328.
Watch out for a ghostly ship and its spectral crew off the coast of Cornwall Listen for the unearthly tread and rustling silk dress of Darlington's Lady Jarratt Shiver at the malevolent apparition of 50 Berkeley Square that no-one survives seeing England's past echoes with stories of unquiet spirits and hauntings, of headless highwaymen and grey ladies, indelible bloodstains and ghastly premonitions. Here, county by county, are the nation's most fascinating supernatural tales and bone-chilling legends: from a ghostly army marching across Cumbria to the vanishing hitchhiker of ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
Number of Pages
480
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141039749
SKU
V9780141039749
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-99

About Jennifer Beatrice Westwood
Jennifer Westwood's books include Albion: A Guide to Legendary Britain (1985), Gothick Cornwall (1992), Lost Atlantis (1997) and On Pilgrimage (2003). Dr Jacqueline Simpson's books include Icelandic Folktales and Legends (1971, 2004), The Folklore of the Welsh Border (1976, 2004), British Dragons (1980, 2000), and, with Steve Roud, A Dictionary of English Folklore (2000).

Reviews for Haunted England: The Penguin Book of Ghosts
It is the rich variety of ghosts that is really striking
Mail on Sunday
An enjoyable amble across Britain's phantasmagorical map and a guide to a quirky part of our cultural heritage
Financial Times
Wonderfully chilling
The Times

Goodreads reviews for Haunted England: The Penguin Book of Ghosts


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