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Curious, if true : strange tales

Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though she began her literary career as a social realist working in the vein of her mentor Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell took a mid-career turn into the realm of supernatural writing. Curious, If True brings together a collection of Gaskell's most spine-chilling Victorian tales of horror and suspense. It's a must-read for fans of gothic mysteries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gaskell, Elizabeth.
Curious, If True : Strange Tales.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
ISBN: 9781775453970 1775453979
OCLC Number: 781614874
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (289 pages).
Short stories.
"First published in 1861"--Page 2 of PDF.
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The Old Nurse's Story; The Poor Clare; Lois the Witch; The Grey Woman; Curious, if True.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Gaskell.
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Though she began her literary career as a social realist working in the vein of her mentor Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell took a mid-career turn into the realm of supernatural writing. Curious, If True brings together a collection of Gaskell's most spine-chilling Victorian tales of horror and suspense. It's a must-read for fans of gothic mysteries.

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