Ghost Stories by M. R. James

Ghost Stories by M. R. James

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The author wrote his ghost stories to entertain friends on Christmas Eve, and they went on to both transform and modernise a genre. He harnesses the power of suggestion to move from a recognisable world to one that is indefinably strange, and then unforgettably terrifying. This title collects these stories.

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This title is 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 dolls house, a lonely beach, a branch tapping on a window - ordinary things take on more than a tinge of dread in the hands of the original master of suspense.

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SKU GOR003350473
Title Ghost Stories
Author By (author) M. R. James
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 0099560569
ISBN 13 9780099560562
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This title is 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 dolls house, a lonely beach, a branch tapping on a window - ordinary things take on more than a tinge of dread in the hands of the original master of suspense.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003350473
Title Ghost Stories
Author By (author) M. R. James
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 0099560569
ISBN 13 9780099560562
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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