|Author:||William Croft Dickinson,Susan Dickinson|
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|Category:||Thrillers and Suspense|
|Publisher:||John Goodchild Publishers (October 18, 1984)|
Michael said: Biographical Note: William Croft Dickinson (1897-1963)‘Dark Encounters’ consists of thirtee. From a demonic book that brings its readers to an early death to the murderous spectre of a feudal baron, these tales are a welcome addition to the long and dist First published in 1963 by Harvill Press, Dark Encounters is an elegantly spine-tingling collection of ghost stories set in the brooding landscape of Scotland and often referring to real people, places.
William Croft Dickinson. Professor Dickinson's talent for evoking suspense, wonder and at times terror, owes much to his creation of a placid, scholarly atmosphere suddenly disturbed by something strange and inexplicable. In this collection-which might well have been given the title 'Ghost Stories of a Scottish Antiquary'-archæologists, historians, and scientists find themselves unexpectedly faced with a return from the past which comes to them in unusual, and sometimes forbidding forms.
Dark Encounters" is a collection of outstanding ghost stories written by William Croft Dickinson, who served as the Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Paleography at the University of Edinburgh from 1944 until his death. He is described in the excellent introduction to this book, by Alistair Kerr, as "arguably the most distinguished twentieth-century historian of Scotland.
William Croft Dickinson, CBE (28 August 1897 – May 1963) was an English historian, a leading expert in the history of early modern Scotland and an author of both children's fiction and adult ghost stories. Dickinson was born in Leicester. He was raised in Yorkshire and educated at Mill Hill School in London.
Read "Dark Encounters A Collection of Ghost Stories" by William Croft Dickinson with Rakuten Kobo . First published in 1963 by Harvill Press, Dark Encounters is an elegantly spine-tingling collection of ghost stories set in the brooding landscape of Scotland and often referring to real people, places and objects. From a demonic book that brings its readers to an early death to the murderous spectre of a feudal baron, these tales are a welcome addition to the long and distinguished canon of Scottish ghost stories. For those who seek the unnerving and the inexplicable, Dark Encounters is guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck. Dark Encounters is a collection of classic and elegantly unsettling ghost stories first published in 1963. A spine-tingling collection, these tales are set in the brooding landscape of Scotland, with an air of historic authenticity – often referring to real events, objects and people. From a demonic text that leaves its readers strangled to the murderous spectre of a feudal baron, this is a crucial addition to the long and distinguished cannon of Scottish ghost stories.
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by: William Croft Dickinson. Print ISBN: 9781846974083, 1846974089. eText ISBN: 9780857909503, 0857909509. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9780857909503, 0857909509. The print version of this textbook is ISBN: 9781846974083, 1846974089.