Ghost stories: why the Victorians were so spookily good at them

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Christmas Eve was traditionally the time to tell scary stories round the hearth. And 19th-century writers proved fearsomely adept, writes Kira Cochrane

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Why we read ( and tell) ghost stories at Christmas. The Victorians  popularised the Christmas Ghost story.

See on www.theguardian.com

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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