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Familiar and haunting collected stories by Philippa Pearce

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children"s stories, English.,
  • Short stories.

Book details:

About the Edition

A collection of thirty-seven stories previously published in magazines or books, including tales of animals, ghosts, and everyday life.

Edition Notes

Statementby Philippa Pearce.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P3145 Co 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination392 p. ;
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3949457M
ISBN 100066239648, 0066239656
LC Control Number2001040400

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  Peopled with vivid, unforgettable characters, this collection of thirty-seven stories is by turns mysterious, humorous, strange, and sad, but it is Brand: Greenwillow Books. Get this from a library! Familiar and haunting: collected stories. [Philippa Pearce] -- A collection of thirty-seven stories previously published in magazines or books.   Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House is a beloved classic work of horror. While the new Netflix show isn’t a straight adaptation of the novel, instead using it as loose inspiration for a story about a family beset by terrifying ghosts in a creepy old house, it does manage to capture a little of the flavor of Jackson’s original.(We’ll just ignore that last episode). Enfield haunting books are a great way to learn about the case itself, about those involved, and about the area in which the Enfield haunting occurred. But there’s something to be said for our methodology as well. The hours we’ve put into researching the haunting has allowed us to explore the opinions of both the skeptics and the believers.