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This is a "Wild Mass Guess" entry, where we pull out all the sanity stops on theorizing. The regular entry on this topic is elsewhere. Please see this programme note.
Keeping Up Appearances
Yep, just like in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, the apparently miserable couple whose long marriage no-one can understand is entirely founded on their mutual denial of the loss of the one good thing they ever had. Although that doesn't explain why they imagine him to be an Ambiguously Gay, profligate wastrel...
  • Granted, it would present a challenge for a ghost to use the telephone.
  • Well, in the Swedish novel The Dung-beetle Flies at Dusk the kindly old lady who has periodically been phoning up the protagonists with helpful if slightly cryptic hints turns out to have been Dead All Along...
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