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9 edition of Familiar and haunting found in the catalog.

Familiar and haunting

collected stories

by Philippa Pearce

  • 88 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories, English.,
  • Short stories.

  • About the Edition

    A collection of thirty-seven stories previously published in magazines or books, including tales of animals, ghosts, and everyday life.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Philippa Pearce.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P3145 Co 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination392 p. ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3949457M
    ISBN 100066239648, 0066239656
    LC Control Number2001040400

    Review: I was quite excited to read The Familiars because the more I heard about it, the more it sounded like my kind of book. And it was a good read in the end, which made me so happy! What I loved most about this book was the atmosphere. Familiar. Here are stories of everyday life, as familiar as a piece of rope and as haunting as fear: Mike knows that he can't swing over the river on the knotted rope, but with everyone watching him, he has to try. as haunting as a stranger: Who is the frightened-looking girl stealing plums from Nicky's grandparents' precious tree?

    Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This is a collection of over 40 real cases which illustrate a variety of sexual hauntings, ranging from harmless naked figures, to horrific and bizarre entities who have brought death and destruction to those who have come into contact with them. 'Assured and alluring, this beautiful tale of women and witchcraft and the fight against power was a delight from start to finish' - Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist 'The Familiars is an intricate and sensitive portrayal of a brave, tenacious young girl carving her place in the world. A must-read novel' - Heather Morris, bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz.

    On Familiar Hauntings Uncanny experiences remind us of how we are strangers to ourselves. “There is a lot in psychoanalysis that comes under the heading of ‘haunting’.” Indeed, he. There are numerous books about ghosts, ghost hunting, and poltergeists, though books about the latter often focus on a specific case (e.g., Hitchings & Clark, ; Ritson & Hallowell, ). Fraser, however, like Colin Wilson (), from whom Fraser owes part of his book title, discusses several cases.


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Matheson’s haunted house book was published inand belongs to that horror publishing of the ’70s and ’80s. Its contents are graphic, heavily sexual in nature, and (given its publication date) completely lack any modern sentiment. As a result a lot of readers find it rough, or downright offensive.

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Get this from a library. Familiar and haunting: collected stories. [Philippa Pearce] -- A collection of thirty-seven stories previously published in magazines or books.

Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House is a beloved classic work of horror. While the new Netflix show isn’t a straight adaptation of the novel, instead using it as loose inspiration for a story about a family beset by terrifying ghosts in a creepy old house, it does manage to capture a little of the flavor of Jackson’s original.(We’ll just ignore that last episode).

Enfield haunting books are a great way to learn about the case itself, about those involved, and about the area in which the Enfield haunting occurred. But there’s something to be said for our methodology as well.

The hours we’ve put into researching the haunting has allowed us to explore the opinions of both the skeptics and the believers. Familiar and Haunting by Philippa Pearce,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Familiar and Haunting: Philippa Pearce: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(26).

Hauntingly Familiar book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. You can't judge a book by it's cover, but I do believe that the title. Philippa Pearce - Familiar and Haunting. Mike said, “If we come again, I shan’t go on the rope again.

I don’t want to. 4/5(32). Haunting And here are stories with a supernatural twist, as haunting as the eerie whistling from the hill above Burnt House in the middle of the night and as familiar as guilt: A boy forgets the mysterious bottle his cousin loaned him, but when he sneaks out at night.

Modern-day horror master Hendrix provides a contemporary twist on the familiar “haunted-house” motif—instead of a creepy old mansion. Philippa Pearce - Familiar and Haunting. The shop assistant, staring idly through his shop window, saw the school bus approaching its stop, through almost blinding rain.4/5(32).

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