Shane Leslie’s Ghost Book (1955)

Author: Shane Leslie

Book ID: 68181

Price: 165.00

Shane Leslie’s Ghost Book. London: Hollis & Carter, 1955. First Edition. Pp xii, 160. Cloth boards in publisher’s dust jacket. A nice bright copy.

Inserted is a booklet ‘Francis Thompson. Words Spoken in Washington Hall at the University of Notre Dame. By Shane Leslie. May 7, 1935.’ Signed & Dated by Leslie of the cover.

Shane Leslie describes this book as the ‘drift and silt of a life-long interest in ghosts. He begins with a discussion of ghosts and poltergeists and the Church’s attitude towards them, then comes to the main part of the book, his own collection of ‘Catholic Ghost Stories.’

Francis Thompson (1859-1907) was an English poet and Catholic mystic. His most famous poem, “The Hound of Heaven,” vividly describes the pursuit of the human soul by God.

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