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Ghost Stories By M. R. James

Ghost Stories
by M. R. James

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This title is part of an inexpensive range of classics in the "Penguin Popular Classics" series. It contains a collection of ghost stories.
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Ghost Stories by M. R. James

The aim of a good ghost story is to make the blood freeze, pleasurably, and this M.R. James achieves to perfection in these 31 stories.

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About M. R. James

M. R. James, the bookish and precocious son of a curate, was born in Kent in 1862. He studied at Cambridge and remained there for most of his life, becoming director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Provost of King's College and later Vice-Chancellor of the university. A brilliant scholar, he translated the New Testament apocrypha and catalogued many of the university's medieval manuscripts. His first story collection, based on stories he read aloud to friends on Christmas Eve, was published in 1904 as Ghost Stories of an Antiquary and was followed by three more. He died in 1936.

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Ghost Stories by M. R. James
M. R. James
The Penguin English Library
Used - Like New
Penguin Books Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.