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The Canterville ghost

Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: [Ramona, CA] : Cherry Hill Publishing, [2012]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An amusing chronicle of the tribulations of the Ghost of Canterville Chase when its ancestral halls become the home of Hiram Otis, the American Minister to the Court of St. James. Deftly contrasting the conventional gothic ghost story with the pragmatism of the modern world, Wilde creates a satire of American materialism, a lampoon of traditional British values, and an amusing twist on the traditional gothic horror  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde
ISBN: 9781620790199 162079019X
OCLC Number: 799888065
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde.

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An amusing chronicle of the tribulations of the Ghost of Canterville Chase when its ancestral halls become the home of Hiram Otis, the American Minister to the Court of St. James. Deftly contrasting the conventional gothic ghost story with the pragmatism of the modern world, Wilde creates a satire of American materialism, a lampoon of traditional British values, and an amusing twist on the traditional gothic horror tale.

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