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High spirits

Author: Robertson Davies
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of "spooky" stories was written for and read at the annual gaudy night each year at Massey College, where the author was master for many years. The ghost stories parody, in an  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995.
High spirits.
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1982
(OCoLC)902920560
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robertson Davies
ISBN: 0140065059 9780140065053
OCLC Number: 792381
Description: iv, 198 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: How the High spirits came about : a chapter of autobiography --
Revelation from a smoky fire --
The ghost who vanished by degrees --
The great queen is amused --
The night of the three kings --
The Charlottetown banquet --
When Satan goes home for Christmas --
Refuge of insulted saints --
Dickens digested --
The kiss of Khrushchev --
The cat that went to Trinity --
The ugly spectre of sexism --
The pit whence ye are digged --
The perils of the double sign --
Conversations with the little table.
Responsibility: Robertson Davies.

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