Great Irish stories of the supernatural

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Pan Bks. , London
Statementedited by Peter Haining.
ContributionsHaining, Peter, 1940-
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL22393224M
ISBN 100330329839

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Ghosts: The Spectre Lovers / Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu --The Ghosts and the Game of Football / Patrick Kennedy --Hertford O'Donnell's Warning / Charlotte Riddell --Hand in Glove / Elizabeth Bowen --The End of the Record / Sean O'ngs: The Judge's House /.

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As we’ve said before, the Emerald Isle is famous for many things but story telling and literature is definitely one of our greatest exports. It’s well known that us Irish have the famous “gift of the gab” and over the years this has translated into some of the most memorable stories ever put.

Charles Dickens wrote a number of supernatural and horror stories, some of which were included in his longer works, while others were published in magazines.

This collection provides an invaluable insight into the author’s storytelling apprenticeship and his steady growth towards excellence. As well as offering a further dimension to the world of his better-known [ ]. these books into their native languages: Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Russian, Norwegian, Hindi, and many other languages.

Supernatural: the Life of William Branham took me 17 years to complete. I was 34 when I started and 51 when I finished. To put that into perspective, my four children were in.

Six stories about a world we cannot explain. A film star discovers the dangers of dancing with a stranger. A man comes face-to-face with his father's history. An Irish-American family cannot escape someone from the past.

A woman doesn't listen to warnings about an old tree. An English writer slowly becomes more and more Japanese.3/5(5). True Irish Ghost Stories: Haunted Houses, Banshees, Poltergeists and Other Supernatural Phenomena ().pdf writen by John Drelincourt Seymour, Harry L.

Neligan: Poltergeists and banshees, spirit-filled houses, and deathbed scenes pervaded by specters fill this enchanting treasury of tale. 2 days ago  The Moon Bog by HP Lovecraft The Moon-Bog is the only story Lovecraft set in Ireland (though Irish characters appear elsewhere). It paints the natives as a superstitious and subservient rabble.

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Im not much for short stories to begin with but these stories were just dumb. The first story, The Willows, i didn't finish. After describing a river for 20 minutes I was just bored and done with it.

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Irish Tales of the Supernatural book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Sea serpents, talking animals, hunchbacks, the wee people 3/5(2). The Hell Fire Club: the perfect setting for a great horror story Jonathan Barry on his lifelong love of Gothic horror and his journey from illustrator to author Fri, Martin Harry Greenberg was an American academic and speculative fiction anthologist.

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In all, he compiled 1, anthologies and commissioned over 8, original short stories. He founded Tekno Books, a packager of more than published books. In addition, he was a co-founder of the Sci-Fi Channel/5(6).

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Evidence for human belief in the supernatural can be found as far back as the Paleolithic. Throughout history, humans have sought to explore and explain their world by using the supernatural to fill gaps in human knowledge and to create an explicable universe where human rituals and actions can affect the gods and powers running our lives.

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Summary This chapter contains sections titled: The Roots of the Ghost Story Ghost Stories Weird Tales Magazines, Women, and War Conclusion References and Further Reading The British and Irish Ghost Story and Tale of the Supernatural: – - A Companion to the British and Irish Short Story - Wiley Online Library.

Irish folklore contains many magical stories of gods, warriors and even leprechauns. As a superstitious nation folklore has captured the imagination of many.According to Irish mythology, the Tuatha Dé Danann (people of the Goddess Danu, a deity known in various forms throughout ancient Europe and with connections to India) were a supernatural race of people who, after battling with the Gaels, retreated to the hills, cairns and tumuli (burial mounds) dotting the countryside.

Later tradition says that these places are the .Lebor Gabála Érenn (literally "The Book of the Taking of Ireland"), known in English as The Book of Invasions, is a collection of poems and prose narratives in the Irish language intended to be a history of Ireland and the Irish from the creation of the world to the Middle are a number of versions, the earliest of which was compiled by an anonymous writer in the 11th .