The Face in the Glass

The Face in the Glass : The Gothic Tales of Mary Elizabeth Braddon

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A young girl whose love for her fiance continues even after her death; a sinister old lady with claw-like hands who cares little for the qualities of her companions provided they are young and full of life; and a haunted mirror that foretells of approaching death for those who gaze into its depths. These are just some of the haunting tales gathered together in this macabre collection of short stories. Reissued in the Tales of the Weird series and introduced by British Library curator Greg Buzwell, The Face in the Glass is the first selection of Mary Elizabeth Braddon's supernatural short stories to be widely available in more than 100 years. By turns curious, sinister, haunting and terrifying, each tale explores the dark shadows beyond the rational world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 130 x 190 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • 0712352082
  • 9780712352086
  • 293,037

Table of contents

Introduction; The Cold Embrace; Eveline's Visitant; My Wife's Promise; At Chrighton Abbey; Three Times; Her Last Appearance; The Shadow in the Corner; The Face in the Glass; His Oldest Friends; The Ghost's Name; The Island of Old Faces; The Higher Life; Herself; Good Lady Ducayne
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About Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835-1915) was a prominent and prolific Victorian novelist whose major works included Lady Audley's Secret.
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