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THE SISTRUM Alice Perrin 1st HC LIMITED OP

THE SISTRUM AND OTHER GHOST STORIES by Alice Perrin. Wales, UK; Sarob Press; 2001. 1st edition hardcover.

Publisher description:

Edited & introduced by Richard Dalby.

Jacket & interior art by Paul Lowe.

2001 marks the centenary of Alice Perrinís remarkable debut collection of macabre short stories East of Suez. Alice Perrin was an extremely popular bestselling ĎAnglo-Indianí novelist in the early years of this century and a prolific contributor of weird and bizarre colonial ghost stories to Edwardian magazines. In this volume Richard Dalby has collected fifteen of Perrinís best tales from her various collections which have all been out-of-print for more than seventy years. Volume 5 in the Mistresses of the Macabre series.

Contents:

Introduction by Richard Dalby; Caulfield's Crime, In the Next Room, Chunia, Ayah, The Sistrum, Powers of Darkness, The Bead Necklace, The Packet of Letters, The Footsteps in the Dust, "Moore", "Thirty Acres", The Miniature, The Admiral's Dog, Old Ayah, The Brahminy Bull, Ann White.

Fine in fine dj. OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER.


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