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The Canterville Ghost
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The Canterville Ghost

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Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: Candlewick Press, 1997
Original English publication, 1887
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Book Type: Novelette
Genre: Fantasy / Horror
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This is Oscar Wilde's tale of the American family moved into a British mansion, Canterville Chase, much to the annoyance its tired ghost. The family -- which refuses to believe in him -- is in Wilde's way a commentary on the British nobility of the day -- and on the Americans, too. The tale, like many of Wilde's, is rich with allusion, but ends as sentimental romance...


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