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Ghost I Have Met And Some Others

By: John Kendrick Bangs
Published By: Double9 Books
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The funny short stories and sketches in "Ghost I Have Met And Some Others" are the work of John Kendrick Bangs. The book contains a number of clever and fantastical stories about run-ins with ghosts, spirits, and other paranormal creatures. The tales range in tone from playful and lighthearted to darkly funny, and many of them parodies popular ghost stories. In one tale, a group of ghosts gathers to share their own ghost stories until a living man interrupts them and demands to join their club. In other stories, characters are plagued by their own anxieties and insecurities or end up in strange and puzzling circumstances involving ghosts and other supernatural beings. Readers still find the collection of stories to be enjoyable now since it is both entertaining and thought-provoking. Also, "Ghost I Have Met And Some Others" is a timeless piece of amusing supernatural fiction that will captivate both ghost tale enthusiasts and anybody who appreciates clever and creative storytelling.

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John Kendrick Bangs

John Kendrick Bangs was an American writer, humorist, editor, and satirist who lived from May 27, 1862, to January 21, 1922. Yonkers, New York, is where he was born. Francis S. Bangs and his brother Francis N. Bangs worked as a lawyer in New York City. Bangs earned a Bachelor of Philosophy in Political Science from Columbia College in 1883. He edited the literary journal Acta Columbia at Columbia and wrote brief, anonymous pieces for humor magazines. Bangs also briefly held the position of Munsey's Magazine's first editor. Bangs unsuccessfully ran for mayor of Yonkers, New York, in 1894. He delivered a speech in 1918 to YMCA members and allied soldiers on the front lines in France. He was well-known in the "Profile Cottage" circles as a jokester and prankster in addition to being a sarcastic author. In 1901, he departed Harper & Brothers, and in 1903, he was appointed editor of the New Metropolitan publication. He was named editor of Puck in 1904, which was maybe the best American humor publication at the time. He shifted his attention to the lecture circuit in 1906. At the age of 59, he passed away from stomach cancer in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 95 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357486550
  • ISBN-13: 9789357486552
  • Item Weight: 114g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.69 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Ghost