Ghost stories of a Norfolk parson

  • 114 Pages
  • 1.78 MB
  • English
Mowbray , London
Statementby John Barnes ; illustrated by the author.
SeriesMowbray leisure series
LC ClassificationsPR6052.A664/
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,114p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21225814M
ISBN 10026467099X

Norfolk Ghost Stories book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A leading expert on the paranormal, Richard Holland has gather /5. Ghost Stories of a Norfolk Parson (Mowbray leisure series). Ghost stories of a Norfolk parson book, John.

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World of Books USA was founded in Number of Pages:N/A. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used products are out there - we just had to let you know. The ghost stories of James, written in the early 20th century, are all about the power of suggestion, and for this reason it’s not surprising he set so many of them in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Despite the fact that the area’s most famous ghost is a demon hound, its spookiness is not a gnashing, toothy one of aggressively frightening terrain. A history of ghost tales in Suffolk, as told by Kirsty Hartsiotis. All places have ghost stories.

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Laurie Lee, in Cider with Rosie, says, ‘There were ghosts in the stones, in the trees, and the walls, and every field and hill had several.’He’s talking about Gloucestershire, but, even now, a hundred years on from when Lee was a boy, it still holds true across the country.

Haunted Norfolk. Norfolk traces its tales back to the early 17 th century, soon after the first English settlers arrived in the new world. Since then, the city has seen its fair share of history: battles, fires, hurricanes, and strife. Author norfolktalesmyths Posted on Novem Categories 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century, Church, east anglia, Ghost Tale, Ghosts, Medieval/Middle Ages, Myths, Norfolk, Norfolk Church, Stories Leave a comment on Tunstall: For Whom The Bells Toll.

"Ghosts of the Broads" was originally issued by the Yachtsman Publishing Company in Its author was a well-known Harley Street medic and regular visitor to the waterways of Norfolk. The stories are fictitious, their supposed sources invented and the book itself intended as an entertaining romp/5(9).

I have one of the first edition books from '73, which I picked up as a child in Norfolk. As a child ghost stories really were very exciting, and the fact that my town and the stories I'd heard from adults were in this book made it moreso/5.

The trope of the pint sized ghost- that of a child- is a familiar one over the centuries and in many cultures, one that should fill us with nothing but sadness for the tale of a young life cut short.

Yet all too often films and books with stories of child ghosts and spirits (is there a difference between the two?) are the scariest. This book was required reading in a college English course I took back in called "Imaging Ghosts." I wasn't an English major but I played along anyway.

Very good read if you Ghost stories of a Norfolk parson book your ghost stories as musty as King Tut's sock drawer and the writing is expectedly astute considering the talent included in /5(2). It’s a great book Denise, the writing is quite old fashioned as I think it was written originally in the 40s, but the stories are all very rich and documented as true stories, in which case, the Norfolk Broads are positively loaded with ghosts 🙂 Like Like.

If you like reading about the supernatural, the hint of supernatural, the humorous side of the possibility or just a good story, you'll find it all in Big Book of Virginia Ghost Stories.

Written expertly by an author well versed in story telling, the book is a great read cover to cover!/5(13). The ghost stories of James, written in the early 20th century, are all about the power of suggestion, and for this reason it's not surprising he set so many of them in Norfolk and Suffolk.

The grand master of the horror genre, M R James, set several of his ghost stories in the fen country and this seems to have inspired others to set their supernatural fiction in darkest East Anglia.

Bill Hussey, for example, set two horror books, Through a Glass Darkly and The Absence, in the Fens. Big Book of Ghost Stories. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

Rate it * You Rated it * 0. 1 Star - I hated it 2 Stars - I didn't like it 3 Stars - It was OK 4 Stars - I liked it 5 Stars - I loved it. Please make sure to choose a : $ Suggest you take them to the Kings Head at Coltishall, the locals there are a hoot at telling ghost stories - had me worried about walking back to the boat afterwards anyway.

Lots of ghost stories in the book - Ghosts of the Broads. Makes for some spine chilling reading whilst sitting on the boat in the middle of a broad Miss Highlandrover. The setting was another plus for me.

I've never been to the Norfolk Broads, except in imagination, courtesy of Arthur Ransome. I enjoyed seeing the place names I was familiar with from his books in a totally different context. As a ghost story, this reminded me of M.R. James -- the same literate, understated creepiness.

I recommend it/5(4). Our ghost stories reflect the richness of our history: a ghostly Roman army tramping still in Dorset; a Jacobite plotter waiting for the day that will never come when her brother can return; Crusaders rising from a Norfolk church to fight their Saracen foe once every year.

Buy Norfolk Ghost Stories by Holland, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(7).

Inspired by his efforts, I decided to have a go at creating some Norfolk Broads ghosts. I’ve been uploading the results to my Flickr account but I don’t think I’ve put any on the blog before.

Whilst they don’t have the historical impact of the Blitz Ghosts, they are actually quite fun to do and are an interesting take on the Then & Now. Ghost Stories (Sir) Hugh Walpole () Hugh Seymour Walpole was the son of the Bishop of Edinburgh and wrote a series of distinguished and popular novels, among the best known are Mr Maradick at Forty and The Cathedral.

His ghost stories include Major Wilbraham and The Little Ghost. Major Wilbraham, The Little Ghost. The Silver Thorn. When I left with my mother a little later, after she had promised the parson to ask Geert in the village to make the broken gate good again, and to send for Mr Calthorpe’s man so that Mr Adlington could remonstrate with him, and a few other things of that sort, the parson, by way of a farewell, laid his hand on my head in a kind of parody of Author: Fugitive Ink.

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With the Bressingham Halloween events just round the corner we thought we’d get in touch with a local Norfolk ghost stories expert, Maxine McKernan, to tell us just how haunted Norfolk is!. Maxine is co-founder of The Eastern Soul Patrol, a non-profit organization investigating the paranormal, giving tours of haunted sites and holding fundraising events for charities including Cancer.

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Condition is Good. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. History: Built insoldiers and noblemen stayed at the hotel as Bonnie Prince Charlie set up camp in Derby.

Ghosts and Legend: A man in a pin-striped suit is said to haunt this hotel (who was once a hotel guest). He is said to slam doors, cause items to fall from shelves and move items around. Rooms 10 and 12 have the highest level of paranormal activity and where you should stay for a. Haunted Norfolk.

Is Norfolk the most haunted county in England. Author Piers Warren says Yes. One of the first ghost stories based in Norfolk that I heard was that of Black Shuck. For some reason the story captivated me and stayed with me until, years later, I wrote the book Black Shuck: The Devil's Dog.

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Baring-Gould, illust. by D. Murray Smith (Gutenberg text and. Norfolk and Suffolk in the Great War by Gerald Gliddon: Norfolk and Suffolk walks by John Brooks: Norfolk and the Broads Landmark Guide (Landmark Visitors Guide) by Norman Buckley: Norfolk and the Isle of Ely by Elizabeth M Harland: Norfolk Country Houses From the Air by Derek Edwards: Norfolk Ghost Stories by Richard Holland.

History is prominent, ranging from medieval times to the twentieth century, and Norfolk’s contribution to the World Wars and its share in the suffering that ensued. This section contains the following sub-sections: Maps, Place-names, Recipes, History, The Norfolk Scene, and The World Wars.

A smelly, rather dusty Parson is interested in the same book. Garrett meets a family caught in a legal wrangle. A Will is missing Ghost Theme enters this three way story which involves the dust of a dead man, found on the face and inside the mouth of another man who has just died Casting the Runes That awful Mr Karswell!

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