Great Ghost Stories is a volume filled with strange sights, spirits, words and actions from beyond the grave. This rich and diverse collection brings together some of the best spooky writing of all time, with stories from Washington Irving, D. H. Lawrence, Joseph Conrad, Alexander Pushkin and O. Henry among others. From the haunting horror of Edgar Allan Poe, to the kindly probing of G. K. Chesterton’s detective priest Father Brown, these stories of human and inhuman passions and follies will delight all those who savour a tinge of the macabre and the sinister with their night-time reading.