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(1841-1888) UK-born author in Canada from early childhood, of whose The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales (coll 1888) the title story – "The Gerrard Street Mystery" (May 1877 Belford's Monthly) – is a tale of Precognition. Of the other three long tales, "The Haunted House on Duchess Street" is a ghost story. [JC]
John Charles Dent
born Kendal, Westmorland: 8 November 1841
died Canada: 27 September 1888
- The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales (Toronto, Ontario: Rose Publishing Company, 1888) [coll: hb/]
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