" This] series of Christmas ghost stories, miniature books chosen and illustrated by the cartoonist Seth ... offers] chills--and charm."--New York Times Book Review
World-renowned cartoonist Seth returns with three new ghost stories for 2023.
Maitland returns to his ancestral estate after having lived a largely solitary life. He soon finds himself increasingly obsessed with the magnificent field of poppies surrounding his home, as well as the man harvesting them.
Marjorie Bowen (1885-1952) was a prolific British author who wrote historical romances, supernatural horror stories, popular history, and biography. Seth is the cartoonist behind the comic-book series Palookaville, which started in the stone age as a pamphlet and is now a semi-annual hardcover. His comics have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Best American Comics, and McSweeney's Quarterly. His illustrations have appeared in numerous publications including the cover of the New Yorker, The Walrus, and Canadian Notes & Queries. He is the subject of a recent documentary from the National Film Board of Canada, Seth's Dominion. Seth lives in Guelph, Ontario, with his wife Tania and their two cats in an old house he has named "Inkwell's End."