Loved this. The stories are just the right length with a perfect set up, giving each tale an enthralling sense of time and place leading to a chilling conclusion,
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the book was everything it promised it is very interesting the stories are well described and once picked up cant put it downPublished 22 months ago by janet
I was lucky to pick this up. A good collection of Tom Rolt's supernatural tales.
Makes a good gift at small cost.
A superb collection of spine chillers making extensive use of L T C Rolt's great knowledge of 19th century and early 20th century transport and industry in the British Isles. Read morePublished on 11 Aug. 2006 by Simon Oxley
Despite the pronounced similarity to MR James's ghost stories, these short tales are heavy on atmosphere and imagination and are classics of their type, the English supernatural. Read morePublished on 16 Jan. 2002