Classic Ghost Stories is a treasure trove of tales of ghosts and hauntings with 36 stories published in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book's distinguished lineup of writers includes Edgar Allan Poe, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Machen, M. R. James, William Hope Hodgson, Vernon Lee, Ambrose Bierce, Edith Wharton, H. G. Wells, and others. Its selections include some of the finest ghost stories ever published, among them the short novels "The Haunted Baronet" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu, "The Lost Stradivarius" by J. Meade Falkner, and "The Turn of the Screw" by Henry James. Classic Ghost Stories is one of Barnes & Noble's Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.