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Ghost-stories of an antiquary.

M. R. James

Ghost-stories of an antiquary.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghost stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesShort story index reprint series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.J2355 G7, PR6019.A565 G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 270 p.
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4565923M
    ISBN 100836930215
    LC Control Number77081269

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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.

“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. 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). 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 Ghost-stories of an antiquary.

book one of 'the' classical MRJ invocations of a scholar who unwittingly opens the wrong book and pays horribly for his tropheesrotary-d1760.com by: 9. 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 tropheesrotary-d1760.comes: A School Story, The Rose Garden, The Tractate.

Released in and starring Dana Andrews it’s a classic ’s horror movie. It is based on the short story ‘Casting the Runes’ by M.R. James. That story is included in Ghost Stories of an Antiquary part 2, More Ghost Stories.

And that’s why I read this book. It’s a /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. 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.

PART 1: GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY 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' The Treasure of Abbot Thomas Rats * * * * * PART 1: GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY * * * * * If anyone is curious about my local settings, let it be recorded that St Bertrand.

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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 tropheesrotary-d1760.com: M. James. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Page 1 of 7 Produced by Suzanne Shell, Thomas Berger, and the OnlineDistributed Proofreading Team. JAMES GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY * * * * * _These stories are dedicated to all those who at various times havelistened to them._ * * * * * CONTENTS PART 1: GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY Canon Alberic's Scrap-book Lost.

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James. 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. Jan 11,  · When I was 9 years old, I got to buy a book by MR James with all of his ghost stories in it.

It was a random selection really 'cause I don't even know the guy (again, I was only 9 years old) but I never regretted it. His ghost stories are the best I've read. And even now 20 years later, his stories still gives me the creeps when I read them.5/5(4). Nov 22,  · Ghost Stories of an Antiquary/Number From Wikisource And not before he had been in bed for some minutes, had read his wonted three or four pages of his book, blown out his light, and turned over to go to sleep, did it occur to him that, whereas on the blackboard of the hotel there had been no Number 13, there was undoubtedly a room.

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Jan 01,  · CANON ALBERIC'S SCRAP-BOOK. ST BERTRAND DE COMMINGES is a decayed town on the spurs of the Pyrenees, not very far from Toulouse, and still nearer to Bagnères-de-Luchon.

It was the site of a bishopric until the Revolution, and has a cathedral which is visited by a certain number of tourists.

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