This is a book summary and review of The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde, which is a short, ghost story. It’s not a scary story, but is actually quite funny. However, on a deeper level, the book is a story of contrasts, comparing the American and British society. Visit my website to read, Book Review – The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde. It’s important to read the classics because they help you to think critically, and you will also know if you want to read the book.