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Curious, if true : strange tales

Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Jennifer Uglow
Publisher: London : Virago, 1995.
Series: Virago modern classics, 403.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Strange Tales is a collection of five dark Victorian tales of suspense, horror, mood and mystery by Elizabeth Gaskell, published variously between 1852 and 1861.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Jennifer Uglow
ISBN: 1860492614 9781860492617
OCLC Number: 33667445
Description: xiii, 267 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The old nurse's story --
The poor Clare --
Lois the witch --
The grey woman --
Curious, if true.
Series Title: Virago modern classics, 403.
Responsibility: Mrs Gaskell ; selected and introduced by Jenny Uglow.

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In these short stories, Mrs Gaskell unleashes her fascination with the macabre. Cross-dressing and sadistic husbands, witch trials, curses, supernatural doubles and fairy feasts at midnight bear  Read more...

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