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‘As he rushed madly and wildly throughout the evening, he may pay attention a speedy, dry patter at the back of him, and will see that this horror used to be bounding at his heels, with blazing eyes and one stringy arm out-thrown.’

A mummy disappears from its sarcophagus at nighttime; a crazed Egyptologist entombs a gorgeous younger lady; a pupil at Oxford finds the bad secrets and techniques of an historic papyrus. those are one of the 12 stories from the golden age of the mother tale amassed here—stories that also forged a spell with their assorted models of the mummy’s curse, a few chilling, others darkly romantic or even comedian. This captivating assortment is brought by way of Andrew Smith, a number one specialist on ghost tales and Victorian gothic.

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