Spinetinglers

Ghoulish Ghost Stories

Robert Westall

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Guaranteed to thrill and chill, this spine-tingling collection of twenty-two spooky stories includes contributions by Franz Kafka, Charles Dickens, Guy de Maupassant, and many other well-known writers. This anthology is not for the faint of heart!

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Chapter One
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THE KNOCK AT THE MANOR GATE
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Franz Kafka
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It was summer, a hot day. With my sister I was passing the gate of a great
house on our way home. I cannot tell now whether she knocked on the gate
out of mischief or out of absence of mind or merely threatened it with her
hand and did not knock at all. A hundred paces farther on along the road,
which here turned to the left, began the village. We did not know it very well,
but no sooner had we passed the first house, when people appeared and
made friendly or warning signs to us; they

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Robert Westall

Robert Westall wrote 18 books for children, including The Machine Gunners and The Scrarecrows, both of which won the Carnegie Medal and the Horn Book awards.

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Spinetinglers
Ghoulish Ghost Stories
Robert Westall

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
July 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753461402
ISBN10: 0753461404
Middle-Grade Fiction
7 1/2 x 5 1/10 inches, 272 pages
Age Range: 9 and up
Grade Range: 4 and up
$6.95
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