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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James
    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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  • Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    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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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 1 by M. R. James
    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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  • Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    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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  • Madam Crowl's Ghost & Other Stories by Sheridan Le Fanu
    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 Haunted Dolls' House and Other Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    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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  • Ghosts by M. R. James
    Ghosts (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    A high-pitched laugh echoes in an empty church. Selected from the book Ghost Stories by M.R.A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis series:Drinking by John CheeverSummer by Laurie LeeFriendship by Rose TremainLove by Jeanette Winterson

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  • The Diary of Mr. Poynter by M. R. James
    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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  • Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    Ghost Stories (Paperback) M. R. James

    'Still as the night was, the mysterious population of the distant moonlit woods was not yet lulled to rest'...

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

    Montague Rhodes James wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet, scholarly protagonist getting caught up in the activities of supernatural forces. The details of horror are almost never explicit, relying on a gentle, bucolic background to emphasise the awfulness of the otherworldly...

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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 2 by Leah Moore
    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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  • Complete Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    Complete Ghost Stories (English, Hardback) M. R. James

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

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  • The Treasure of Abbot Thomas by M R James
    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 by M. R. James
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    Eight classics by great Edwardian scholar and storyteller. "Number Thirteen," "The Mezzotint," "Canon Alberic's Scrap-book," more. Renowned for their wit, erudition and suspense. New introduction by E. F. Bleiler. 4 plates by James McBride.

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  • The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts by M R James
    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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  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James
    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (English, Paperback) 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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  • A View from a Hill by M R James
    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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  • The Five Jars by M R James
    The Five Jars (English, Paperback) M R James

    My Dear Jane,You remember that you were puzzled when I told you I had heard something from the owls?or if not puzzled (for I know you have some experience of these things), you were at any rate anxious to know exactly how it happened. Perhaps the time has now come for you to be told.It was really luck, and not any skill of mine, that put me in the way of it; luck, and also being ready to believe...

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