The Book of Dreams and Ghosts
by Andrew Lang
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2004
The purpose of this book is to entertain people interested in the kind of narratives here collected. The stories are classed in different grades, as they advance from the normal and familiar to the undeniably startling. At the same time an account of the current theories of Apparitions is offered, in language as free from technicalities as possible.
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