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An independent publishing house founded eight years ago THE SUNDIAL PRESS has an established, international customer base. Dedicated to introducing distinctive literature to a discerning readership, we both liberate works long out of print from an undeserved oblivion and occasionally publish original new work by contemporary authors. Unlike most small presses who focus on a niche genre our list is somewhat eclectic.  Please browse the website at your leisure. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.
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THE ALABASTER HAND by A.N.L. Munby

A new edition of this classic and highly regarded collection of traditional ghost stories written while the author was a prisoner of war in Germany between 1943 and 1945. Reviewed in the TLS.

Munby has been described as, "The one writer who comes closest to inheriting the mantel of M.R. James."

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