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  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...






  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...


  • Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is...


  • 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 the...




  • Montague Rhodes James--M. R. James--was an English academic and provost of King's College and Eton. He started writing ghost stories to entertain his friends... one hundred and fifty years after his birth he is now revered as the father of the modern...


  • “In another infinitesimal flash he had taken it in. Pale, dusky skin, covering nothing but bones and tendons of appalling strength; coarse black hairs, longer than ever grew on a human hand; nails rising from the ends of the fingers and curving sha...


  • I take my stand before the moderate-sized bookcase which contains the collection of MSS. belonging to the College of Eton, and with due care draw from the shelves a few of the books which have reposed there since the room was built in 1729....


  • Collected Ghost Stories by M R James is a collection of twenty-two ghost stories, plus a fascinating essay on the writing of ghost stories. Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was a medieval scholar and Provost of King's College, Cambridge. His stories...


  • M. R. James was a true master of the ghost story and tale of the unexpected. Here are collected some of his finest work. Some of the stories included are, 'Casting the Runes', 'lost Hearts', 'The Haunted Doll's House' and 'Count Magnus'....


  • M. R. James is widely acknowledged as having been one of the finest exponents of the literary ghost story. Almost everyone who enjoys or has an interest in supernatural fiction will have read his outstanding stories, so those who are drawn to this an...



  • Thirty-four masterful strange tales by the grand master of the nature of fearThere has been much written about Montague Rhodes James that needs no repetition here. To those who know anything of the literature of the supernatural his name and work sta...






  • This collection brings together 22 short stories of M. R. James, from the dark fantasies of malevolent spirits and supernatural vengeance, to his lighter children's fantasy, The Five Jars. Stories include The Mezzotint, The Ash-Tree, Count Magnus, Ca...


  • This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.Introducti...


  • M.R. James is probably the finest ghost-story writer England has ever produced. These tales are not only classics of their genre, but are also superb examples of beautifully-paced understatement, convincing background and chilling terror. As well as...


  • The follow-up volume to "Ghost Stories of an Antiquary" collects seven more of Montague Rhodes James's classic horror stories, including "A School Story," "The Rose Garden," "Casting the Runes," and "Martin's Close." "...gifted with an almost diabol...


  • M.R. James has been credited (perhaps unfairly) with creating the ghost story genre. But what most people don't know is that he was also a respected Medieval scholar. A Thin Ghost and Others is M. R. James' third collection of ghost stories, publishe...


  • THE GOTHIC CLASSIC Seven more classic ghost stories from the master of Victorian macabre, M.R. James. Many of these tales were written to be read aloud in the tradition of ghost stories at Christmas and a number have been adapted for television and f...





  • Eight classics by great Edwardian scholar and storyteller. "Number Thirteen," "The Mezzotint," "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook," more. Renowned for their wit, erudition and suspense, these stories are each masterfully constructed and represent a high achi...


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    M. R. James was a prolific and hugely successful author, now credited with having redefined the ghost story for the 20th century by abandoning many of the formal Gothic clichés of his predecessors and using more realistic contemporary settings. 'Cas...


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    A SADISTIC SERIAL KILLER suddenly starts terrorizing the remote corner of a northwestern Montana vacation paradise. The killer’s blatantly shocking butchery is marked by his use of hand-crafted primitive weapons and the taunting notes left at e...


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    Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The Fishguard Invasion by the French in 1797. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly...


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    Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936), who published under the byline M. R. James, was a noted medieval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918) and of Eton College (1918-1936), best remembered today for his ghost stories in the class...


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    Many of the earliest ghost stories, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original ...


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    M. R. James was born in Kent, England in 1862. James came to writing fiction relatively late, not publishing his first collection of short stories – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904) – until the age of 42. Modern scholars now see James as havi...


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    Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936), who published under the byline M. R. James, was a noted medieval scholar and provost of King’s College, Cambridge (1905-1918) and of Eton College (1918- 1936), best remembered today for his ghost stories in the cl...


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    Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936), who published under the byline M. R. James, was a noted medieval scholar and provost of King’s College, Cambridge (1905-1918) and of Eton College (1918- 1936), best remembered today for his ghost stories in the cl...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...






    • / Horror
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    Many of the earliest ghost stories, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original ...



    • / Fantasy
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    M. R. James was born in Kent, England in 1862. James came to writing fiction relatively late, not publishing his first collection of short stories – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904) – until the age of 42. Modern scholars now see James as havi...


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    Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...


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    The only annotated edition of M. R. Jamess writings currently available Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories contains the entire first two volumes of Jamess ghost stories, Ghost Stories of an Antiquary and More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary. These ...


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    Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best ...