Ghost stories of M. R. James
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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ghost stories, English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementselected and with an introduction by Nigel Kneale ; lithographs by Charles Keeping.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6019.A565 A6 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 208 p., 9 leaves :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4951892M
ISBN 100850670608
LC Control Number76380090

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M. R. James was a master of his craft so his ghost stories have influenced many authors and filmmakers. Each of his short stories evokes the most vivid images even though James tends to limit his descriptions, allowing the imagination of the reader to run wild/5(). First published in , 'The Penguin Complete Ghost Stories of M. R. James' is a collection of 31 short supernatural stories written mainly between the years and The main part of the collection is made up from the consolidation of four previous collections, with a small number of stories written after that point added to the total.4/5. was a master of the British ghost story. In the Victorian and Edwardian eras the ghost story was a very popular genre with some wonderful writers contributing to it/5(11). Montague Rhodes James, who used the publication name M.R. James, was a noted British mediaeval scholar & provost of King's College, Cambridge (–18) & of Eton College (–36). He's best remembered for his ghost stories which are widely regarded as among the finest in English literature/5.

  The Uncommon Prayer-Book A Neighbour's Landmark A View from a Hill A Warning to the Curious An Evening's Entertainment There was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard Rats After Dark in the Playing Fields Wailing Well The Experiment The Malice of Inanimate Objects A Vignette Appendix: M. R. James on Ghost Stories Explanatory Notes4/4(7). M.R. James has books on Goodreads with ratings. M.R. James’s most popular book is Collected Ghost Stories. M.R.^James. Montague Rhodes James, who used the publication name M.R. James, was a noted British mediaeval scholar & provost of King's College, Cambridge (–18) & of Eton College (–36). He's best remembered for his ghost stories which are widely regarded as among the finest in English literature.4/5. This collection is exactly what it advertises itself as- it contains all of M.R. James ghost stories in a single compact volume, with no extra material. While the paper and printing quality aren't quite top notch, the book is still well made and the price is excellent/5(92).

Horror, fantasy, ghost stories. Montague Rhodes James OM FBA (1 August – 12 June ) was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (–), and of Eton College (–). He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge (–15).Born: Montague Rhodes James, 1 August , . Author: M. R. James; Publisher: Read Books Ltd ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» M. R. James was born in Kent, England in James came to writing fiction relatively late, not publishing his first collection of short stories - Ghost Stories of an Antiquary () - until the age of by M.R. James includes books Count Magnus & Other Ghost Stories (Complete Ghost Stories 1), The Haunted Dolls' House and Other Ghost Stories (Complete Ghost Stories 2), and The Collected Ghost Stories. See the complete The Complete Ghost Stories of M.R. James series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Classic Ghost Stories by Wilkie Collins, M. R. James, Charles Dickens and Others by Wilkie Collins; M. R. James; Charles Dickens; J. S. LeFanu; Mrs. Henry Wood; Amelia B. Edwards; Robert Louis Stevenson; Fitz-James O'Brien; Henry James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at