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The Canterville Ghost

A Hylo-Idealistic Romance

The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde
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Although first published in 1891, this ghost story remains a classic of Wildean wit and Victorian sentimentality. True, some of the references to melodrama and nineteenth-century Anglo-American attitudes may elude modern readers, but the basic story of a hardheaded American family that buys a haunted British manor house and proceeds to drive the resident ghost nearly crazy with its skepticism is still a delight, as are Wilde's epigrams: "We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language."
Electric Book Company; January 1998
44 pages; ISBN 9781598757057
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Title: The Canterville Ghost
Author: Oscar Wilde
 
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