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The people in the castle : selected strange stories / Joan Aiken ; introduction by Lizza Aiken and Kelly Link.

Aiken, Joan, 1924-2004 author. (Author). Aiken, Lizza, writer of introduction. (Added Author). Link, Kelly, writer of introduction. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver FIC AIK PEO (Text) 34304000822532 Adult - Fiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main F AIKEN joan People (Text) 840191002246409 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781618731128 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1618731122 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Praise for Joan Aiken's stories: "Wildly inventive, darkly lyrical, and always surprising. should be cherished."--Publishers Weekly "Darkly whimsical stories. Aiken writes with surpassing spirit and alertness, her elegant restraint and dry wit never fail to leave their mark."--Kirkus Reviews"Will appeal to readers of short stories and literary fiction. Highly recommended."--Library Journal "Aiken's pastoral meadows and circus chaos, gothic grotesques and quirky romances. have a dream-like quality executed with a brevity and wit that is a testament to her skill as a story-teller."--California Literary Review"Fantasy is combined with magic, myth and adventure to form weird, wonderful and immersive tales."--For Book's SakeHere is the whisper in the night, the dog whose loyalty outlasted death, the creak upstairs, that half-remembered ghost story that won't let you sleep, the sound that raises gooseflesh, the wish you'd checked the lock on the door before dark fell. Here are tales of suspense and the supernatural that will chill, amuse, and exhilarate. Features a new introduction by the late author's daughter, Lizza Aiken.Best known for The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, Joan Aiken (1924-2004) wrote over a hundred books and won the Guardian and Edgar Allan Poe awards. After her first husband's death, she supported her family by copyediting at Argosy magazine and an advertising agency before turning to fiction. She went on to write for Vogue, Good Housekeeping, Vanity Fair, Argosy, Women's Own, and many others. Visit her online at joanaiken.com"-- Provided by publisher.
"Here is the whisper in the night, the creak upstairs, that half-remembered ghost story that won't let you sleep, the sound that raises gooseflesh, the wish you'd checked the lock on the door before it got really, really dark"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: FICTION / Short Stories (single author).
FICTION / Fantasy / Short Stories.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology.

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