Thursday 19 October 2023

Book News: A New Edition of 'The Shadowy Third'

I am very pleased to announce that The Shadowy Third: And Other Stories by Ellen Glasgow, originally published one hundred years ago, in October 1923, is now available in a lovely new centenary edition, and it includes a seventeen-page biographical essay by me entitled 'Ellen Glasgow: The Lone Spirit’.

I wrote a post about the stories in this collection a little while back, and you can read it by clicking here.

You can pre-order it directly from Nezu Press by clicking here. Or you can order it from the usual online retailers (order buttons will begin to appear on sites a few days from now) or from your local bricks-and-mortar bookshop.

Anyway, here's the publisher blurb and all that: 

Ellen Glasgow wrote only thirteen short stories during her long career, seven of which appeared in The Shadowy Third. Published in 1923 by Doubleday, Page & Company, it was the only collection of short stories published during her lifetime. Of the seven tales it contains, only four are supernatural, but all have an eerie quality to them; in fact, ‘Jordan’s End’, a non-ghost story, is the most ghostly story that the author ever wrote. This new edition contains the seven stories included in the first edition and adds to those tales a seventeen-page biographical essay by Gina R. Collia, ‘Ellen Glasgow: The Solitary Spirit’. (Publisher website: Click here)

Nezu Press, 19 October 2023. 
ISBN-13: 978-1-7393921-5-4.  
Hardback with dust jacket, 230 pages.