Book review: The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton

Channelling the supernatural dimension of female power

27th October, 2019

As the nights grow longer and the weather grows colder, it’s time to read something spooky. Nothing too gory or dramatic, of course: just something that has us wondering whether the cold chill at the back of our neck is a wintry draft or something more sinister. So hurrah for Virago, whose Modern Classics imprint has just released two beautifully produced collections of suitably spooky tales with brand new introductions.

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