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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

by M. R. James

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Published by Hard Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11684945M
ISBN 101406937193
ISBN 109781406937190

More Ghost Stories is a horror short story collection by British writer M. R. James, published in Some later editions under the title Ghost Stories of an Antiquary contain it and the earlier Ghost Stories of an Antiquary in one volume. It was his second short story esthetic-tokyo.com: M. R. James. Jan 27,  · Ghost Stories of an Antiquary - Ebook written by M. R. James. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Ghost Stories of an Antiquary/5(31).

About this Item: London Arnold , A first edition, first printing published by Edward Arnold between Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is very good indeed with small patches of wear to the spine and some darkening. Librivox public domain recording of Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M.R. James. Montague Rhodes James () was a medieval scholar; Provost of King's College, Cambridge. He wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales.

Brand new Book. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Part 2: More Ghost Stories M. R. James M. R. James is widely regarded as the father of the modern ghost story, and his tales have influenced horror writers from H. P. Lovecraft to Stephen King. First published in the early s, they have never been out of print, and are recognized as classics of. Jan 17,  · Librivox recording of a public domain text. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.


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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James Download PDF EPUB FB2

Apr 28,  · Before gaining fame as a fiction writer, James had a career as a respected scholar of the medieval period. With the release of his Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, James built a reputation in horror literature that has gone on to Ghost Stories of an Antiquary book greats such as H.

Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, and Stephen King. James later became provost of Eton /5(30). Ghost Stories of an Antiquary [M.R. James] on esthetic-tokyo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This classic collects the earliest ghost stories of author M.R. James. While not gruesome by any meansCited by: 9. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the first collection of stories by M.

James, published inalthough some had been previously published in magazines. The next collection from is often nowadays combined with this volume/5(). Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a horror short story collection by British writer M.

James, published in (some had previously appeared in magazines).Some later editions under this title contain both the original collection and its successor, More Ghost Stories (), combined in one volume.

It was his first short story esthetic-tokyo.com: M. James. Jul 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project esthetic-tokyo.com by: 9.

This is M. James first book of ghost stories, containing eight of his best. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the first collection of stories by M. James, published inalthough some had been previously published in magazines. The next collection from is /5(K).

Nov 01,  · "Ghost Stories of an Antiquary" consists of the following stories:"Canon Alberic's Scrap-book"--The original title for this story was 'A Curious Book,' and it is one of 'the' classical MRJ invocations of a scholar who unwittingly opens the wrong book and pays horribly for his esthetic-tokyo.com by: 9.

Free download or read online Ghost Stories of an Antiquary pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by M.R. James. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this horror, short stories story are,/5. The details of horror are almost never explicit, the stories relying on a gentle, bucolic background to emphasise the awfulness of the otherworldly intrusions. “Ghost Stories of an Antiquary” was written as two collections, presented here as two volumes in a single work.

There is a short author’s preface before the first story in each volume. Oct 22,  · The stories themselves do not make any very exalted claim. If any of them succeed in causing their readers to feel pleasantly uncomfortable when walking along a solitary road at nightfall, or sitting over a dying fire in the small hours, my purpose in writing them will have been attained.

The success of his antiquarian ghost-stories is rooted in his life as an antiquary. Many of his stories revolve around the discovery of an old book or other antiquarian object that somehow calls down the wrath, or at least the unwelcome attention, of a supernatural menace, usually from beyond the grave.

Oct 30,  · GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY M. JAMES FULL AUDIO BOOK ENGLISH UNABRIDGED He wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary was the first volume of chilling tales that he wrote.

Published inthe book was a compilation of tales that were written to be read aloud round a fireside on Christmas Eve.

James has a very light touch with the horror and bizarre elements while he describes the ordinary and mundane aspects in great detail.5/5(7). Description: The second collection of ghost stories, published in Some later editions under the title Ghost Stories of an Antiquary contain the preceding Ghost Stories of an Antiquary in one esthetic-tokyo.comes: A School Story, The Rose Garden, The Tractate.

Oct 12,  · Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 2 book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Curl up by the fire and enter the sinister, su /5. The first collection of ghost stories, published in (some had previously appeared in magazines).

Some later editions under this title contain both the original collection and its successor, More Ghost Stories () combined in one volume. Includes: Canon Alberic's Scrap Book, Lost Hearts, The Mezzotint, The Ash-Tree, Number 13, Count Magnus, Oh Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad and.

These stories are dedicated to all those who at various times have listened to them. * * * * * CONTENTS PART 1: GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY Canon Alberic's Scrap-book.

Ghost Stories of an AntiquaryBy Montague Rhodes Jameshis face expressed horror and disgust, yet there was in it also the mark of imperious command and confident power. The left half of the picture was the strangest, however. The interest plainly. Paperback. Condition: New.

Language: English. Brand new Book. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary A Collection of Ghost Stories Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in (some had previously appeared in magazines).

Oct 25,  · The details of horror are almost never explicit, the stories relying on a gentle, bucolic background to emphasise the awfulness of the otherworldly intrusions.

“Ghost Stories of an Antiquary” was written as two collections, presented here as two volumes in a single work. There is a short author’s preface before the first story in each volume. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in (some had previously appeared in magazines).

Some later editions under this title contain both the original collection and its successor, More Ghost Stories (), combined in one /5.Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. R. James. M. R. 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.What made the experience of listening to Ghost Stories of an Antiquary the most enjoyable?

M. R. James is regarded by many as the Master of the British Ghost Story. He has a way of setting the scene so that you think the places are real places and the people are real people, so the tension also feels real.