The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde

The Canterville Ghost

byOscar Wilde

Kobo ebook | November 19, 2015

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An iconic Irish writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was the multitalented person, who is remembered today as the master of playwriting, verse, short stories and fairy tales. The personal style and wit earned him much fame during his lifetime and after death. His works have inspired countless fellow authors, were translated to numerous languages, and adapted to the stage and screen many times. The famous collections of fairy tales such “From A House of Pomegranates” and “Happy prince and other tales” have fascinated generations of readers. “The Canterville Ghost” is one of such stories.
Published in 1887, the gothic-humorous short story narrates about the Otis family, the Americans, who move in the centuries-old home from Lord Canterville himself, a castle, where as per the legend dwells his ghost. The Americans soon assure that the ghost is real. Every night the disturbed ghost wanders around the house trying to scare the Otises, but the modern Americans are not frightened by it, and unsuccessful spirit comes to despair…

Title:The Canterville GhostFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 19, 2015Publisher:Media GalaxyLanguage:English

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