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Drummer, or, The Haunted House

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Drummer, or, The Haunted House by Joseph Addison is a classic gothic novel that weaves together elements of mystery, romance, and suspense. The story follows the protagonist, Drummer, as he navigates the eerie halls of a haunted house filled with unsettling secrets and supernatural occurrences.

Addison's writing style is engaging and descriptive, drawing readers into the eerie atmosphere of the haunted house and keeping them on the edge of their seats as Drummer uncovers the dark history of the mansion. The characters are well-developed and intriguing, each adding a layer of depth to the story.

One of the standout elements of Drummer, or, The Haunted House is its ability to blend elements of horror with a touching love story. The romance between Drummer and the mysterious woman he encounters in the haunted house adds a unique and heartwarming element to the otherwise chilling tale.

Overall, Drummer, or, The Haunted House is a captivating and atmospheric read that will appeal to fans of gothic literature and supernatural thrillers. Addison's masterful storytelling and evocative prose make this novel a must-read for anyone looking for a hauntingly good book.

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Lady Truman received word fourteen months ago that her husband, Sir George Truman, has died in battle. Now a very eligible widow with a large estate, she has more suitors than she knows what to do with. As if that wasn't enough, her house is now being haunted at night by the horrible and ghostly sound of a drum, apparently caused by the restless spirit of her husband. When an old man arrives who claims to be able to lay the spirit to rest, she is so desperate for relief that she determines to give him a chance. Written with wit and good humor, this play will have you laughing out loud! - Summary by Devorah Allen Cast List Sir George Truman: Larry Wilson Tinsel: Tomas Peter Fantome, the Drummer: Son of the Exiles Vellum, Sir George Truman's Steward: ToddHW Butler: TJ Burns Coachman: Campbell Schelp Gardener: alanmapstone Lady Truman: Beth Thomas Abigal: Availle Stage Directions: Devorah Allen

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