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Mr Corbett"s ghost and other stories

by Leon Garfield

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Longmans, 1969.

    StatementLeon Garfield ; illustrated by Jason Cockcroft.
    ContributionsCockcroft, Jason.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination137 p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19033490M
    ISBN 100192750348
    OCLC/WorldCa44694692

    Please note, this is a review of this particular edition of "Complete Ghost Stories" by M.R. James. For reviews of the text, please see my shelves. For those who love "real books" and cannot bear the thought of ereaders, or those who prefer to have a few "nice editions" of classics, this series may be just perfect/5. Product Category: Books ISBN: Title: Mr Corbett's Ghost and other stories (Puffin Books) EAN: Authors: Garfield, Leon Binding: Paperback Publisher: Puffin Publication Date: Pages: Signed: False First Edition: False Dust Jacket: False List Price (MSRP): Height: inches Width: inches Length: inches.

    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, who will keep you turning the pages until the very end/5(3).   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 .

      First published in , Colected Ghost Stories is a collection of most of M.R. James much revered stories. These stories were all first written for publication in magazines or for his famous Christmas readings, and were subsequently collected into four seperate volumes: Ghoast Stories of an Antiquary (), More Ghost Stories (), A Thin Ghost and Others (), and A Warning to the Cited by: 9. Description: A Thin Ghost and Others is the third collection of ghost stories, published in Includes: The Residence at Whitminster, The Diary of Mr Poynter, An Episode of Cathedral History, The Story of a Disappearance and a Appearance and Two Doctors.


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The first, Mr Corbett's ghost, mainly repeated the phrase 'heart and soul' - and that is what the story is about. In being haunted by the lost, lonely soul of his hated employer, young Benjamin Leon Garfield is a /5. Mister Corbett's Ghost & other stories Hardcover – January 1, by Leon Garfield (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Leon Garfield. Get this from a library. Corbett's ghost & other stories. [Leon Garfield; Antony Maitland] -- The apprentice wished for nothing more than the death of his hated master but he finds the burden of the man's ghost too great to bear.

Corbett's Ghost by Garfield, Leon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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.

Mr Corbett's ghost, and other stories. [Leon Garfield; Antony Maitland] Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: A spine-chilling ghost story for older readers and two tales of adventure at sea, told by the author of "Jack Holborn", "Devil in.

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Directed by Danny Huston. With Paul Scofield, John Huston, Mark Farmer, Burgess Meredith. Mr Corbett is a cruel employer to Ben Partridge. One night on New Years Eve Ben is sent out to deliver some medicine.

Along the way he wishes his master was dead, little knowing that the man he is delivering to is the Collector of Souls/10(1). 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.

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