On All Hallows’ Eve: 200 years of the Telegraph’s real-life ghost stories – The Telegraph

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All Hallows’ Eve allows us to indulge in a particular kind of fright; largely, the anticipated kind, where we know that a series of spooks and startles lie in wait. Yet six years ago, I stumbled across something altogether more alarming: poltergeists who, in airy defiance of the laws of physics, would hurl objects in a house, make a hammering racket, or produce showers of stones from nowhere.

I was researching the matter for my book and, as a lifelong agnostic, I found the accounts I came across hard to swallow. Yet the tales, spanning over hundreds of years, were given directly by every possible kind of witness; the personal, unpublished anecdotes I went on to collect would easily fill several…

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