Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Introduction to Famous Ghost Stories

Compiled by Bennett A. Cerf:

“Do you suffer from dinner parties that sag after the soup course? Do spells of lethargy seize you at literary salons? Are you allergic to moonlight picnics? Try introducing a couple of neatly contrived ghost stories the next time the going is slow, and watch the electrifying results! Guests perk up, goose pimples do likewise, and soon everybody is remembering a story he heard about a haunted house, an ill-mannered ghost or a thing that behaved in no fashion that was human.”

In the following blogs will appear summaries of short ghost stories.

Famous Ghost Stories. Compiled by Bennett A. Cerf. New York: The Modern Library. 1944.

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