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Collected ghost stories

Collected ghost stories

James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936

M.R. James is probably the finest ghost-story writer England has ever produced. These tales are not only classics of their genre, but are also superb examples of beautifully-paced understatement, convincing background and chilling terror. As well as the preface, there is a fascinating tail-piece by M.R. James, ‘Stories I Have Tried To Write’, which accompanies these thirty tales. Among them are ‘Casting the Runes’, ‘Oh, Whistle and I’ll come to you, My Lad’, ‘The Tractate Middoth’, ‘The Ash Tree’ and ‘Canon Alberic’s Scrapbook’. ‘There are some authors one wishes one had never read in order to have the joy of reading them for the first time. For me, M.R. James is one of these’. Ruth Rendell

Book. English.
Published Ware : Wordsworth Editions 2007
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Details

Statement of responsibility: M.R. James
ISBN: 1840225513, 9781840225518
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. vi).
Note: Originally published: 1992.
Physical Description: xi, 352 p. ; 20 cm.
Series: Tales of mystery & the supernatural
Subject: Ghost stories, English.