A Handful of Ghosts - George H. Bushnell Reviews
Description:ISBN 0950207926 / Author: George H. Bushnell / Genre: Fiction
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by - written on 17/11/07 (Very useful, 81 readings)
This neat little paperback published by the St. Andrews Preservation Trust is a loving reproduction of George H. Bushnell’s original and sole collection of ghost stories, originally published by the University in 1945. Set in and around the area of Scotland’s oldest University, these stories, however fanciful or based on alleged truths, were originally told to Bushnell’s Celtic Society as entertainment during blackouts in the Second World War. The local basis serves to make it a little unapproachable for the wider readership that it never particularly sought out (and will never attain), but also adds a rather quaint and authentic atmosphere to the five tales, even if ... Read the complete review
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