9 Ghosts Of Authors You Wish You Could Meet

It’s Halloween and the spirit world has opened up. Let’s hold a seance, shall we?

1. Virginia Woolf

Read The Haunted House and then meet this haunted lady. Yes. Please.

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2. Henry James

The man was a master of the ghost story, you can’t tell me his spirit isn’t the COOLEST….

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3. Ole’ Willy Shakespeare

Call me crazy but I think the world has a LOT of questions for this guy. It would be more like a ghost inquisition.

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4. Laura Ingalls Wilder

We just want to know how she’s able to tweet from the grave.

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5. The Brontë Sisters

Steal a lock of (ghostly) hair to replicate the incredibly literary DNA.

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6. Lord Byron

C’mon, you would LOVE to pick his brain. Debt! Affairs! Alleged incest with a half-sister! Byron has some serious dinner stories.

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7. Salinger

“This whole goddam house stinks of ghosts. I don’t mind so much being haunted by a dead ghost, but I resent like hell being haunted by a half-dead one.”

― J.D. Salinger

(I, for one, wouldn’t mind that stink of the ghost if it was his)

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8. Mark Twain

This wish could come true! It’s said that he still haunts one of this old Manhattan apartments in the stairwell!

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9. Edgar Allen Poe


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