Theme and atmosphere
The main idea is the story of a ghost living tormenting the inhabitants of an English manor. The ideas range from minor's own ghost story to life of every single inhabitant of the mansion.
The action takes place in an English manor in the late nineteenth century and has a fairly realistic setting even though the protagonist is the ghost.
The novel begins when Hiram B. Otis buys the property of Canterville Chase, at closing, its owner Lord Canterville warns that lives in the house ghost.
Months after the sale, move to spend the summer at their family property formed by Mr. Otis Otis (American... Continue reading "The Canterville Ghost" »