Haunted England: The Penguin Book of Ghosts (Paperback)Jennifer Westwood (author)
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Watch out for a ghostly ship and its spectral crew off the coast of Cornwall
Listen for the unearthly tread and rustling silk dress of Darlington's Lady Jarratt
Shiver at the malevolent apparition of 50 Berkeley Square that no-one survives seeing
England's past echoes with stories of unquiet spirits and hauntings, of headless highwaymen and grey ladies, indelible bloodstains and ghastly premonitions. Here, county by county, are the nation's most fascinating supernatural tales and bone-chilling legends: from a ghostly army marching across Cumbria to the vanishing hitchhiker of Bluebell Hill, from the gruesome Man-Monkey of Shropshire to the phantom congregation who gather for a 'Sermon of the Dead' ...
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
An enjoyable amble across Britain's phantasmagorical map and a guide to a quirky part of our cultural heritage * Financial Times *
It is the rich variety of ghosts that is really striking * Mail on Sunday *
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