Lore of the Ghost

The Origins of the Most Famous Ghost Stories Throughout the World

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Book Details

Pages

192 Pages

Size

6 x 9

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

08/14/2008

ISBN

978-1-60163-024-7

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Brian Haughton

    Brian Haughton is a qualified archaeologist, with an interest in the strange and unusual. He is a graduate of Nottingham (B.A. in Archaeology) and Birmingham (M. Phil in Greek Archaeology) Universities. His Mysterious People website, devoted to the lives of enigmatic people, has had more than half a million visitors in three years. He currently lives, writes, and teaches in Greece.

  • Illustrated by Daniele Serra

Lore of the Ghost is an original and thought-provoking exploration of the numerous categories of ghosts and hauntings throughout the world. It discusses the possible motives for each type of haunting? from phantom white ladies and spectral black dogs to haunted highways and ghostly vehicles–what they represent, why they occur, and their possible functions.
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