The Canterville Ghost The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

    • 4.2 • 126 Ratings

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
1 January
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
47
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
964.6
KB

Customer Reviews

ghnxhn ,

Very comedic novella by Oscar Wilde

I really enjoyed this novella; it was very amusing and frequently made me chuckle. Definitely recommend this book to anyone who wishes to enjoy a short, humorous novella!

entwen ,

Loved it

Hilarious but poignant

Alf Hookham. ,

The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde.

Very enjoyable Classic short story.

Made want to watch the 1944 film, starring amongst others, Charles Laughton, again & will also try and watch for the 1st time, the 1996 remake, with Patrick Stewart, that appears to follow the book, more than the original film.

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