In a Glass Darkly

In a Glass Darkly

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This remarkable collection of stories, first published in 1872, includes Green Tea, The Familiar, Mr. Justice Harbottle, The Room in the Dragon Volant, and Carmilla. The five stories are purported to be cases by Dr. Hesselius, a 'metaphysical' doctor, who is willing to consider the ghosts both as real and as hallucinatory obsessions. The reader's doubtful anxiety mimics that of the protagonist, and each story thus creates that atmosphere of mystery which is the supernatural experience. This new annotated edition includes an introduction, notes on the text, and explanatory notes.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 382 pages
  • 130 x 202 x 24mm | 258.55g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192839470
  • 9780192839473
  • 1,007,677

Table of contents

Green Tea; The Familiar; Mr Justice Harbottle; The Room in the Dragon Volant; Carmillashow more

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