A HOST OF GHOSTS by Christine--Adapt. Bernard

A HOST OF GHOSTS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Shared visions, talking animals, photographs of fairies, prescient dreams, night noises, and other historical inexplicables--25 in all--are reported here, transcribed from the original accounts into a somewhat uninflected prose. Several come from Lord Halifax, a noted collector, the rest from unknowns. There's a chatty mongoose, a horse that excels in math, a jinxed touring car (the Archduke's), a French teacher's distracting double, Lincoln's dream, Mark Twain's dream, and several children who've remembered other lives in remarkable detail. Considering the phenomenal contents, an undifferentiated stockpiling and a disappointingly pedestrian treatment.

Pub Date: Oct. 3rd, 1977
Publisher: Lippincott