The Ghosts of Boggo Road Gaol: Ghosts & Gallows (Ghost Trails Series Haunted Site, #2)

The Ghosts of Boggo Road Gaol Ghosts Gallows Ghost Trails Series Haunted Site The Ghosts of Boggo Road Gaol Ghosts Gallows is a Ghost Trails Haunted Site Guide detailing thirteen creepy tales of Boggo Road Gaol including The WarderThe GallowsThe Haunted HangmanThe Banshee Waile

  • Title: The Ghosts of Boggo Road Gaol: Ghosts & Gallows (Ghost Trails Series Haunted Site, #2)
  • Author: Jack Sim
  • ISBN: 9780975796061
  • Page: 227
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Ghosts of Boggo Road Gaol Ghosts Gallows is a Ghost Trails Haunted Site Guide detailing thirteen creepy tales of Boggo Road Gaol including The WarderThe GallowsThe Haunted HangmanThe Banshee Wailed The Last Man HangedThe Cemetery FogThe Ghosts of Boggo Road Gaol Ghosts Gallows is extensively researched by local haunted historian Jack Sim, who intervieweThe Ghosts of Boggo Road Gaol Ghosts Gallows is a Ghost Trails Haunted Site Guide detailing thirteen creepy tales of Boggo Road Gaol including The WarderThe GallowsThe Haunted HangmanThe Banshee Wailed The Last Man HangedThe Cemetery FogThe Ghosts of Boggo Road Gaol Ghosts Gallows is extensively researched by local haunted historian Jack Sim, who interviewed former prison warders and inmates to reveal the ghosts behind the walls of Australia s most haunted prison.The Ghost Trails series explores Australia s most haunted places and sites Discover its haunted heritage through classic local ghost stories, urban legends and myths, tales of tragedy, crime, murder, mystery, magic, love and death.

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    1. This slim volume came free as part of the Bogga Road Gaol ghost tour. The author and local historian, Jack Sim, runs a number of these tours in Brisbane and the night tour of Boggo road was one that I had been looking forward to for a while.The tour itself I plan to review elsewhere, but the book: A slim 42 pages of historical facts and grisly stories put together through research and interviewing people, warders and prisoners both, who had been incarcerated or worked in the Gaol while it operat [...]

    2. I think this very short book is important for Brisbane, in that it takes a snapshot of some oral traditions around an important landmark. Its big weakness, however, is that it wavers in how seriously to take itself. At some points, the tone is anthropological and academic; at others, it’s ghost stories for the campfire. Personally, I really wish it were one or the other; these two approaches are fundamentally at odds with each other.Still, a fun read that adds some colour to our urban environm [...]

    3. A good short read for those interested both in tales of true hauntings and history. Id recommend touring the Gaol in person

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