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The Wind in the Rose-Bush and Other Stories of the Supernatural - Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

The Wind in the Rose-Bush and Other Stories of the Supernatural

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Published: 1st August 2003
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MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN (1852-1930) was best known in her own day as a regional writer, for her stories depicting the bleak life of the New England rural populace of her day. Her best collections in his mode are A HUMBLE ROMANCE AND OTHER STORIES (1887) and A NEW ENGLAND NUN AND OTHER STORIES (1891). She is probably better remembered today for her ghost stories, first collected in THE WIND IN THE ROSE-BUSH AND OTHER STORIES OF THE SUPERNATURAL (1903), which likewise makes use of deftly-observed regional detail. This collection includes her best-known story, "The Shadows On the Wall," which H.P. Lovecraft praised for its "consummate skill" in the depiction of "a staid New England household to uncanny tragedy."

ISBN: 9781592245703
ISBN-10: 1592245706
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 148
Published: 1st August 2003
Publisher: Wildside Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.1 x 17.8  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.43