The Ghost Stories of M. R. James


The second in a series of republished classic literature, The Ghost Stories of M.R. James collects the tales that best illustrate his quiet mastery of the ghost story form.

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In each of these stories there is a slowly escalating sense of unease and dread, ultimately shifting into the wildly uncanny. James’ characters exist in a world of ancient objects whose atrocious histories begin to repeat when they are disturbed, and the blinkered repression common to James’ narratives only amplifies the shock of the spectral appearance.

Roger Luckhurst (ed)
British Library Publishing
Publication date
February 2018
288 pages
210 x 148 mm

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