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  • A Thin Ghost and Othersby M. R. James

    The Floating Press 1920; US$ 3.99

    Are you the type who loves nothing more than curling up with a book of ghost stories? If so, be sure to add A Thin Ghost and Others to your must-read list. A gem from the golden age of Gothic horror, these spine-tingling tales will satisfy your craving for ghoulishly top-notch fiction. more...

  • More Ghost Storiesby M. R. James

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Author Montague Rhodes James was a medieval scholar by training, and he was interested in the oral storytelling tradition that prevailed before the printed word took hold and gained worldwide popularity. His ghost stories were written to be read aloud in a group setting, but even if you dare to read them all alone, you'll appreciate their subtlety,... more...

  • The Five Jarsby M. R. James

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Looking for a spooky tale to read in front of the fireplace on Halloween or around the campfire on your next outdoor adventure? The Five Jars from M.R. James, master of the Victorian ghost story, is a frightening but family-friendly yarn that will tantalize young and old alike. more...

  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquaryby M. R. James

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Looking for some spooky stories to read on a camping trip, at a Halloween party, or at home with the family in front of a roaring fire? The works of medieval scholar M.R. James should fit the bill. James often said that he wrote his stories to be read aloud, so snuggle up and lose yourself in their slow-building suspense and lulling language. more...

  • Canon Alberic's Scrap-Bookby M. R. James

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 4.78

    'The lower jaw was thin - what can I call it? - shallow, like a beast's; teeth showed behind the black lips...' M. R. James is the master of the English ghost story, whose tales are inhabited not by ethereal spirits, but by terrifying, palpable forces of evil. In these four stories figures appear in paintings, demonic voices are heard, books awaken... more...

  • The Haunted Dolls' Houseby M. R. James

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 12.78

    Evil comes with many different faces. A macabre human drama is re-enacted in a Gothic dolls? house one night; a whistle awakens a force of unspeakable malevolence; an ancient curse is passed from person to person; a grisly crime is avenged from beyond the grave; the tomb of a Swedish count will not rest quietly ? M. R. James?s chilling ghost stories... more...

  • Ghost Stories of an Antiquaryby M. R. James

    Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller 2015; US$ 0.99

    Sometimes the greatest horrors lurk in the most mundane places This collection features some of M. R. James?s greatest tales of the supernatural world crossing over into our own. In ?Number 13,? an inn that previously belonged to an alchemist changes dimensions in the night. ?The Mezzotint? features a painting of a house reenacting a gruesome... more...

  • Ghost Storiesby M. R. James; Ruth Rendell

    Random House 2011; US$ 5.99

    SELECTED AND INTRODUCED BY RUTH RENDELL M. R. James wrote his ghost stories to entertain friends on Christmas Eve, and they went on to both transform and modernise a genre. James harnesses the power of suggestion to move from a recognisable world to one that is indefinably strange, and then unforgettably terrifying. Sheets, pictures, carvings, a... more...

  • Collected Ghost Storiesby M. R. James; Darryl Jones

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Considered by many to be the most terrifying writer in English, M. R. James is an unlikely producer of ghost-stories. An eminent scholar who spent his entire adult life in the academic surroundings of Eton and Cambridge, his classic supernatural tales have lost none of their power to unsettle and disturb. They draw on the terrors of the everyday, in... more...

  • Stop What You?re Doing and Read?After Dark: Ghost Stories & Draculaby Bram Stoker; M. R. James

    Random House 2012; US$ 4.78

    To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books. M.R. JAMES' GHOST STORIES SELECTED AND INTRODUCED BY RUTH RENDELL M. R. James wrote his ghost stories... more...