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Mr Corbett"s ghost, & other stories

Leon Garfield

Mr Corbett"s ghost, & other stories

by Leon Garfield

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories.

  • Edition Notes

    This collection originallypublished, London , Longman"s Young Books, 1969.

    StatementLeon Garfield ; illustrated by Antony Maitland.
    SeriesM books
    The Physical Object
    Pagination139p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16742978M
    ISBN 100333278623
    OCLC/WorldCa16486369

    Given a single screening on UK TV on New Year's Eve and promptly interred in the vaults without ever being repeated, Danny Huston made his directorial debut with a rather decent minute adaptation of Leon Garfield's Mister Corbett's Ghost/5(23). "The Canterville Ghost" is not a horror book as it said on the cover but it does have something to do with ghosts. When Mr. Otis and his family (Americans) bought a house in England, Mr. Otis was warned by the owner of the house that there is the ghost of Lord Canterville for years/5.

      This past year had been a big one for me. I've seen some exponential growth, and I can't believe this dream of being a YouTuber/Voice Actor are coming to life. I . Corbett wrote about that night in Man-eaters of Kumaon: “I have a tale of that bungalow but I will not tell here, for this is a book of jungle stories, and tales ‘beyond the laws of nature.

      No 13 and other Ghost Stories By Mr James/Michael Horden reads Ghost Stories by M.R James. Jim Corbett CIE VD (25 July – 19 April ) was a British hunter, tracker, naturalist, and author who hunted a number of man-eating tigers and leopards in held the rank of colonel in the British Indian Army and was frequently called upon by the Government of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, now the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, to kill man-eating tigers Born: Edward James Corbett, 25 July , .


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Mr Corbett"s ghost, & other stories by Leon Garfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

This volume collects three spine-chilling stories from Leon Garfield. The title story tells of a young apprentice who makes a pact with a strange old man one New Year's Eve to rid the world of Mr Corbett, his cruel employer. Corbett meets an untimely death, but returns to haunt his apprentice/5.

Mister Corbett's Ghost & other stories Hardcover – January 1, by Leon Garfield (Author)Author: Leon Garfield. Mr Corbett's Ghost [Garfield, Leon, Cockroft, Jason] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mr Corbett's Ghost/5(4). Sure enough, Mr Corbett meets an untimely death, but the tables turn on the terrified apprentice who finds himself cursed with the ghost of the man he hated most in the worldA brilliant collection of three short stories from a master story-teller, who will keep you turning the pages until the very end/5(4).

Corbett's Ghost [Leon Garfield] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Corbett's Ghost: Leon Garfield: : Books Skip to main content5/5(2). Corbett's ghost & other stories. Leon Garfield ; Antony Maitland The apprentice wished for nothing Mr Corbetts ghost than the death of his hated master but he finds the burden of the man's ghost too great to bear.

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corbett's ghost [Leon Garfield] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2). Presents a collection of three short stories. The chilling title story tells of a young apprentice who makes a pact with a strange old man to rid the world of Mr Corbett, his cruel employer.

Sure enough Mr Corbett meets death, but the tables turn on the apprentice who finds himself cursed with the ghost of the man he hated most in the world.

The chilling title story tells of a young apprentice who makes a pact with a strange old man one New Year's Eve to rid the world of Mr Corbett, his cruel employer. Sure enough Mr Corbett meets an untimely death, but the tables turn on the terrified apprentice who finds himself cursed with the ghost of the man he hated most in the world /5(3).

The Collected Ghost Stories of M. James is the title of M. James' omnibus collection of ghost stories, published inbringing together all but four of his ghost stories Author: M. James. Sure enough, Mr Corbett meets an untimely death, but the tables turn on the terrified apprentice who finds himself cursed with the ghost of the man he hated most in the world A brilliant collection of three short stories from a master story-teller, Author: Leon Garfield.

Now, considering I'm basing this on one book, my criticism may be unfair and I should look for more on the escapades of Mr Corbett to see Corbett was a clairvoyant and Diana was a journalist. This is my second reading of the book and I'd forgotten how sparse it was of ghosts, even the pictures of rooms allegedly haunted haven't a ghost in sight/5.

Mr Corbett's Ghost And Other Stories (Puffin) () About book: Leon Garfield is a very good writer.I am particularly impressed by his use of repetition. He knows how to repeat words to make them funny, moving, serious and more. Corbett's Ghost by Garfield, Leon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mr Corbetts Ghost - AbeBooks Passion for books.

First published inCasting the Runes and Other Ghost Stories is a collection of 21 of MR James stories published between the years and This includes 'A Vignette', posthumously published in The stories are all well written, very atmospheric and often very gothic in detail/5.

This volume collects three spine-chilling stories from Leon Garfield. The title story tells of a young apprentice who makes a pact with a strange old man one New Year's Eve to rid the world of Mr Corbett, his cruel : Léon Garfield.

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This chilling supernatural tale, and the two other stories in the book, about a painter’s assistant and a mutiny of convicts at sea, will still further enhance the reputation Leon Garfield has gained with his earlier Puffin books, Jack Holborn, Devil-in-the-Fog, Smith and Black Jack.

For readers of eleven and over. 2 Comments. Reviewer: Buffalo9 - favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite - Novem Subject: Behind Jim Corbett's Stories Jim Corbett is not forgotten.

This book offers a couple of new slants we haven't heard before as well as a couple of letters and photographs that haven't been seen in other. Get this from a library!

Mister Corbett's ghost. [Leon Garfield; Antony Maitland] -- Benjamin Partridge, apothecary's apprentice, wishes his master dead and on New Year's Eve his wish is granted.

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