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Ringstones and Other Curious Tales Sarban

Ringstones and Other Curious Tales

Sarban

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ISBN : 9781872621517
Hardcover
272 pages
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Sewn hardback printed and bound by Antony Rowe in yellow wibalin cloth stamped in copper,with yellow and black head and tailband and yellow silk ribbon marker.350 numbered copies.Out of print.Contents: A Christmas Story/ Capra/ Calmahain/ TheMoreSewn hardback printed and bound by Antony Rowe in yellow wibalin cloth stamped in copper,with yellow and black head and tailband and yellow silk ribbon marker.350 numbered copies.Out of print.Contents: A Christmas Story/ Capra/ Calmahain/ The Khan/ Ringstones/ Number FourteenThe five original stories of the collection are here augmented by the first ever publication of “Number Fourteen”, a newly discovered conte cruel. - Uniquely disquieting short stories.Ringstones and Other Curious Tales ‘have a curiously-imparted quality of strangeness- the feeling of having strayed over the border of experience into a world where other dimensions operate.’ So said one of the original reviewers of these unique stories, first published in 1951.The title story is set on the Northumberland moors, where Daphne Hazel appears to cross the boundaries of time, becoming involved with terrifying personalities from the mysterious past. ‘Calmahain’ deals delicately and imaginatively with two children’s attempts at escape from the grim realities of the Home Front during World War Two. Sarban shows himself equally at home in the Middle East, where, against an authentic background of expatriate life, three further stories explore ancient legends with spine-chilling results.