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Spook Stories

(1928)
A collection of stories by

 
Excerpt from Spook Stories

Garth Place lies low in a dip of the hills which, north east, and west, enclose its sequestered valley, as in the palm of a hollowed hand. To the south the valley broadens out and the encompassing hills merge themselves into the wide strip of flat country once reclaimed from the sea, and now, with intersections of drainage dykes, forming the fat pasture of the scattered farms. Thick woods of beech and oak, which climb the hillsides above the house up to the top of the ridge, give it further shelter, and it dozes in a soft and sundered climate of its own when the bleak uplands above it are swept by the east winds of spring or the northerly blasts of winter; and, sitting in its terraced garden in the mild sunshine of a clear December day, you may hear the gale roaring through the tree-tops on the upper slopes, and see the clouds scudding high above you, yet never feel a breath of the wind that shreds them seawards.

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Hardback Editions

August 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Spook Stories
Author(s): E F 1867-1940 Benson
ISBN: 1-297-51376-2 / 978-1-297-51376-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Andesite Press
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June 1960 : USA Hardback
Title: Spook Stories (Supernatural and Occult Fiction)
Author(s): E F Benson
ISBN: 0-405-08112-X / 978-0-405-08112-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ayer Co Pub
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Spook Stories (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): E F Benson
ISBN: 1-330-60723-6 / 978-1-330-60723-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Forgotten Books
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September 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Spook Stories
Author(s): Edward Frederic Benson, E F Benson
ISBN: 1-5024-8803-5 / 978-1-5024-8803-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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August 2010 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Spook stories
Author(s): E F 1867-1940 Benson
ISBN: 1-177-00719-3 / 978-1-177-00719-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: SPOOK STORIES (Annotated and With Active Table of Contents)
Author(s): E F BENSON
Publisher:
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