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  • Collected Ghost Stories
    Collected Ghost Stories (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    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.

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  • Collected Ghost Stories
    Collected Ghost Stories (English, Hardback) M. R. James

    M. R. James's classic ghost stories are some of the finest in English, creating menace and terror in lonely country houses and remote inns. This is the only one-volume edition to include all James's published stories, an appendix of James's writings on the ghost story, and a critical introduction and notes.

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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 2
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 2 (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    Four spine-chilling ghost stories by M.R. James - adapted into graphic novel form

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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 1
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 1 (English, Paperback) M. R. James, Leah Moore

    M. R. James's terrifying, atmospheric ghost stories - in graphic novel form

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  • Ghost Stories
    Ghost Stories (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    James wrote his ghost stories to entertain friends on Christmas Eve, and they went on to both transform and modernise a genre. Sheets, pictures, carvings, a dolls house, a lonely beach, a branch tapping on a window - ordinary things take on more than a tinge of dread in the hands of the original master of suspense.

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  • The Haunted Dolls' House and Other Ghost Stories
    The Haunted Dolls' House and Other Ghost Stories (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    Antiquarian Paxton travels to a small town on the coast of Norfolk and learns of a legend concerning three crowns buried on the coast thousands of years ago to protect the land against marauding Vikings. Paxton tries to find the remaining crown, unaware of the supernatural presence that protects it.

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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (Paperback) M. R. James

    HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.

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  • Complete Ghost Stories
    Complete Ghost Stories (English, Hardback) M. R. James

    A chilling collection of ghost stories by the incomparable M. R. James

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  • Madam Crowl's Ghost & Other Stories
    Madam Crowl's Ghost & Other Stories (English, Paperback) Sheridan Le Fanu

    The great M.R. James, who collected and introduces the stories in this book, considered that Le Fanu 'stands absolutely in the first rank as a writer of ghost stories.'

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  • The Diary of Mr. Poynter
    The Diary of Mr. Poynter (English, Paperback) M. R. James, Seth

    Seth's newly illustrated version of a classic Christmas Ghost Story by horror master M.R. James.

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  • Collected Ghost Stories
    Collected Ghost Stories (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    M. R. James's classic ghost stories are some of the finest in English, creating menace and terror in lonely country houses and remote inns. This is the only one-volume edition to include all James's published stories, an appendix of James's writings on the ghost story, and a critical introduction and notes.

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  • Eton and King's
    Eton and King's (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    M. R. James recalls his life and times at Eton College and King's College, Cambridge, in the early twentieth century.

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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (English, CD-Audio) M R James

    The powerful sense of evil?darkness, creepy hairy presences, cloaks, hoods, talons, and tentacles?pervades these classic ghost stories by M.R. James. A Cambridge scholar himself, James explored what happens when academics dabble in things they don't understand and unleash forces of which they know nothing. The titles in Ghost Stories of an Antiquary range from witchcraft to the occult, and tap...

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  • The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts
    The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts (English, Paperback) M R James

    The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts is the title of this book. To have called it the survival and transmission of ancient literature would have been pretentious, but not wholly untruthful. Manuscripts, we all know, are the chief means by which the records and imaginings of twenty centuries have been preserved. It is my purpose to tell where manuscripts were made, and how and in what centres...

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  • Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories
    Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    Contains the first two volumes of the author's ghost stories, "Ghost Stories of an Antiquary" and "More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary". This collection includes such tales as "Count Magnus"; "Number 13"; "Casting the Runes"; "Curse of the Demon"; and "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad".

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  • The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
    The Treasure of Abbot Thomas (English, Paperback) M R James

    Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories, which are regarded as among the best in the genre. James redefined the ghost story for the new century by...

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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    classics by great Edwardian storyteller. "Number Thirteen," "The Mezzotint," "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook," more. Chilling, masterfully constructed.

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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (English, Paperback) M R James

    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary - M. R. James - A Collection of Ghost Stories - Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magazines). Some later editions under this title contain both the original collection and its successor, More Ghost Stories (1911), combined in one volume. Montague Rhodes James...

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  • A View from a Hill
    A View from a Hill (English, Paperback) M R James

    Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories, which are regarded as among the best in the genre. James redefined the ghost story for the new century by...

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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (English, Hardback) M. R. James

    In that year the district in which the Hall is situated was the scene of a number of witch-trials. Also includes the classic M.R. James tales, "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook," "Lost Hearts," "The Mezzotint," "Number 13," "Count Magnus," "'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'," and "The Treasure of Abbot Thomas."

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