The Burning Baby and other ghosts
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The kindly Walker bear and his candle look a bit out of place in these surroundings. The five ghost stories here are about death, and there is little gentleness except that which acts as a prelude to the nastiness. It's not hard to admire John Gordon's skill in plotting these stories, his ability to hold the tension is as strong as ever, but they are more disturbing for the lack and denial of human sympathy.