• Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten

    Powell, Neil

    Explores the life and legacy of the great 20th Century composer.

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  • The Turn of the Screw

    The Turn of the Screw

    James, Henry

    A young governess and two orphans encounter ghostly apparitions, in this classic short novel upon which Britten's opera is based.

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  • A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts

    A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts

    Compestine, Ying Chang

    Chilling tales inspired by the hungry ghosts of Chinese folklore - unhappy spirits with insatiable appetites who haunt the living.

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  • Ghostly

    Ghostly

    A haunting mix of new and classic tales, by Edgar Allen Poe, Kelly Link, and Neil Gaiman, among others.

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  • The Haunting of Hill House

    The Haunting of Hill House

    Jackson, Shirley

    The classic gothic tale of another creepy house that may (or may not) be haunted. According to Stephen King, [this] and James' The Turn of the Screw are the only two great novels of the supernatural in the last hundred years."

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  • The Mysterious Howling

    The Mysterious Howling

    Wood, Maryrose

    Fans of Lemony Snicket will enjoy this arch tale of Miss Penelope Lumly, a young governess who has her work cut out for her: to civilize three children raised by wolves.

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  • Opera

    Opera

    Waugh, Alexander

    Explore the relationship between words and music in opera, with sample excerpts on the accompanying CD.

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  • Opera

    Opera

    Riding, Alan

    A concise history of opera, profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings

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