The People in the Castle

The People in the Castle

Selected Strange Stories

Book - 2016
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"Here is the whisper in the night, the dog whose loyalty outlasted death, the creak upstairs, that half-remembered ghost story that won't let you sleep, the sound that raises gooseflesh, the wish you'd checked the lock on the door before dark fell. Here are tales of suspense and the supernatural that will chill, amuse, and exhilarate. Features a new introduction by the late author's daughter, Lizza Aiken. Best known for The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, Joan Aiken (1924-2004) wrote over a hundred books and won the Guardian and Edgar Allan Poe awards. After her first husband's death, she supported her family by copyediting at Argosy magazine and an advertising agency before turning to fiction. She went on to write for Vogue, Good Housekeeping, Vanity Fair, Argosy, Women's Own, and many others."--
Publisher: Easthampton, Massachusetts : Small Beer Press, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781618731128
Characteristics: ix, 252 pages ;,23 cm


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Sep 29, 2017

This is a book of short stories that all have an element of fantasy to them. I enjoyed every single story in the collection which doesn't often happen and they were all quite short so they were perfect for picking up when you had 20 minutes of spare time.

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