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    True Irish Ghost Stories: Haunted Houses, Banshees, Poltergeists and Other Supernatural Phenomena (Celtic, Irish) (Paperback) Compiled by St John Drelincourt Seymour, Compiled by Harry L. Neligan

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    DescriptionPoltergeists and banshees, spirit-filled houses, and deathbed scenes pervaded by specters fill this enchanting treasury of tales based on supernatural phenomenon. Compiled from Ireland's abundant reserve of ghost stories, this richly varied collection of legendary and ancestral phantoms, uncanny forewarnings of death, and a host of other unearthly experiences relies on the memories of ordinary Irish folk scattered throughout the isle. The collection of entertaining tales was the offspring of a newspaper article in which authors St. John D. Seymour, a Church of England priest, and his colleague, Harry L. Neligan, asked contributors to send in their favorite ghost stories, which many happily did. Classified by geographical area, the simple yet compelling narratives -- at once disarming, convincing, and illuminating -- provide amazing descriptions of paranormal experiences. An entertaining, authentic glimpse of late 19th- and early-20th-century Ireland and the superstitious natures of its people, "True Irish Ghost Stories" is a delightful treasury of other-worldly happenings -- to be shared by devotees of Irish lore, mystery lovers, and connoisseurs of the paranormal.


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    Title
    True Irish Ghost Stories
    Subtitle
    Haunted Houses, Banshees, Poltergeists and Other Supernatural Phenomena
    Authors and contributors
    Compiled by St John Drelincourt Seymour, Compiled by Harry L. Neligan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight: 191 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486440514
    ISBN 10: 0486440516
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.3
    BIC subject category V2: VXQG
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24750
    Ingram Subject Code: NF
    Libri: I-NF
    BISAC V2.8: FIC012000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBR
    DC22: 133.109415
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: OCC023000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 133.1/09415
    LC classification: BF1472 .T78 2005
    Thema V1.0: VXQG
    Illustrations note
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    28 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    Haunted Houses in or Near Dublin Haunted Houses in Conn's Half Haunted Houses in Mogh's Half Poltergeists Haunted Places Apparitions at or After Death Banshees, and other Death-Warnings Miscellaneous Supernormal Experiences Legendary and Ancestral Ghosts Mistaken Identity: Conclusion