THE SISTRUM AND OTHER GHOST STORIES by Alice Perrin. Wales, UK; Sarob Press; 2001. 1st edition hardcover.
Edited & introduced by Richard Dalby.
Jacket & interior art by Paul Lowe.
2001 marks the centenary of Alice Perrin’s remarkable debut collection of macabre short stories East of Suez. Alice Perrin was an extremely popular bestselling ‘Anglo-Indian’ 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 Perrin’s 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.
Introduction by Richard Dalby;
In the Next Room,
Powers of Darkness,
The Bead Necklace,
The Packet of Letters,
The Footsteps in the Dust,
The Admiral's Dog,
The Brahminy Bull,
Fine in fine dj. OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER.