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An English Ghost Story Paperback – 10 Oct 2014

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Product details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Titan Books (10 Oct. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781781165584
  • ISBN-13: 978-1781165584
  • ASIN: 1781165580
  • Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 2.1 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars 34 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 495,770 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'That oh-so-unassuming title does not equip you for the journey you're about to undertake. Immersive, claustrophobic and utterly wonderful.' -M.R. Carey, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl With All the Gifts.

'Kim Newman gets inside your head like pollen off a field of wildflowers; the pleasant idyllic turns full of suffocating dread. Thoroughly enjoyable, master storytelling.' - Lauren Beukes, bestselling author of The Shining Girls.

'A masterful and often disturbing updating of the traditional haunted house story given a modern twist by an author who continues to push the limits of every genre he works in.' - World Fantasy Award-winning editor Stephen Jones

'Fine surprises in store for unsuspecting readers. Nicely done.' -Booklist

'All the elements of a classic spook story... beautifully written' -SFX

'Kim Newman s haunted house is complex, multi-layered and, most important of all, believably scarY.' -Choice Magazine

'With An English Ghost Story, Kim Newman shows that he can't help himself when he tackles a genre, he reinvents it. This time it's the haunted house novel, given a radical makeover that both references the past and looks to the future...suffice it to say that tales of terrifying dwellings will never be the same again.' - --The Independent

"An English Ghost Story is a terrific read!" --William Friedkin

About the Author

Kim Newman is a well known and respected author and movie critic. He writes regularly for Empire Magazine and contributes to The Guardian, The Times, Time Out and others. He makes frequent appearances on radio and TV. He has won the Bram Stoker, International Horror Guild, British Fantasy and British Science Fiction Awards and been nominated for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.


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