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Winter's Tales
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Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Penguin Classics)
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens
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Susanna Clarke
Already Dead
Charlie Huston
The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Lady Audley's Secret
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, David Skilton
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back
Thom Hartmann
The City, Not Long After
Pat Murphy
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Martin Millar
What Did Miss Darrington See?: An Anthology of Feminist Supernatural Fiction - Contents:

-- Introduction by Rosemary Jackson
-- Proem: The immortal (1908) Ellen Glasgow
-- The long chamber (1914) Olivia Howard Dunbar
-- A ghost story (1858) Ada Trevanion
-- Luella Miller (1902) Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
-- What did Miss Darrington see? (1870) Emma B. Cobb
-- La femme noir (1850) Anna Maria Hall
-- A friend in need (1981) Lisa Tuttle
-- Attachment (1974) Phyllis Eisenstein
-- Dreaming the sky down (1988) Barbara Burford
-- The sixth canvasser (1916) Inez Haynes Irwin
-- An unborn visitant (1932) Vita Sackville-West
-- Tamar (1932) Lady Eleanor Smith
-- There and here (1897) Alice Brown
-- The substitute (1914) Georgia Wood Pangborn
-- The teacher (1976) Luisa Valenzuela
-- The ghost (1978) Anne Sexton
-- Three dreams in a desert (1890) Olive Schreimer
-- The fall (1967) Armonia Somers
-- Pandora Pandaemonia (1988) Jules Faye
-- The Doll (1927) Vernon Lee
-- The debutante (1939) Leonora Carrington
-- The readjustment (1908) Mary Austin
-- Clay-shuttered doors (1926) Helen R. Hull
-- Since I died (1873) Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
-- The little dirty girl (1983) Joanna Russ
-- Envoi: for Emily D.
-- Recommended Reading