This classic book is Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1904 short story, “In the closed room”. It is a gothic ghost story about a family that moves into a large house abandoned by the previous owners. A surprisingly chilling and eerie story from the author of “The Secret Garden” (1911), “In The Closed Room” is highly recommended for fans of gothic literature, and is not to be missed by those who have read and enjoyed other works by this author. Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924) was an American-English writer and dramatist. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.