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Twenty-two ghost stories, ranging from the gentle beauty of The Piper at the Gates of Dawn to the chilling horror of Thornley Abbey, make this a treat for all fans and the perfect introduction for anyone coming to this genre for the first time. It includes stories by masters of suspense such as Charles Dickens, John Gordon and Ray Bradbury, and takes the widest possible view of the supernatural. Each tale - whether funny, ironic or just plain scary - is a classic of its kind!
Robert Westall wrote eighteen books for children including The Machine Gunners and The Scarecrows, both of which won the Carnegie Medal and the Horn Book awards. He studied at art college and was a Head of Art for many years at a school in Cheshire. He died in 1993.