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A beleaguered city and other tales of the seen and the unseen

Author: Oliphant, Mrs.; Jenni Calder
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2000.
Series: Canongate classics, 95.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Beleaguered City is an extraordinary set of stories about the dead that was written over one hundred years ago. Mrs Oliphant's tales were remarkable explorations of the supernatural at a time when the gothic and ghastly were more popular than realism.
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Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897.
Beleaguered city and other tales of the seen and the unseen.
Edinburgh : Canongate, 2000
(OCoLC)606114953
Online version:
Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897.
Beleaguered city and other tales of the seen and the unseen.
Edinburgh : Canongate, 2000
(OCoLC)606517342
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliphant, Mrs.; Jenni Calder
ISBN: 1841950602 9781841950600
OCLC Number: 50664136
Description: xviii, 411 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Canongate classics, 95.
Responsibility: Margaret Oliphant ; [edited and introduced by Jenni Calder].

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Like the old Scottish ballads where the dead and the living rub shoulders, this title features tales that are among the author's finest work, mixing the subtlety of Henry James with the uncanny  Read more...

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