Publisher Description

A terrifying ghost is haunting the ancient mansion of Canterville Chase, complete with creaking floorboards, clanking chains and gruesome disguises - but the new occupants seem strangely undisturbed by his presence. Deftly contrasting the conventional gothic ghost story with the pragmatism of the modern world, Wilde creates a gently comic fable of the conflict between old and new. Rupert Degas' hilarious reading brings the absurdity and theatricality of the story to life.

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
1944
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
47
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
964.6
KB

Customer Reviews

DeAnn dee ,

Canterville ghost

Good read vastly different from the movie version. Virginia is a much stronger person in this tale.

RAHski ,

Classical elegance in the tradition of horror comedy

This is a light but satisfying read. It flows and draws in the reader immediately with rich descriptions and takes us into a bygone era. The family dynamic still recognizable with naughty young boys filled with spirit and a dose of mischief. The ghost and it’s humanity illuminated through the gentle innocence of the ministers daughter wrought a tale that is both funny and touching.
A wonderful reader for young persons who like a bit of a chill before bed. Still a good read for those who appreciate fine literature at any age.
Rah Haqqi 2019

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