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More ghost stories of an antiquary.

M. R. James

More ghost stories of an antiquary.

by M. R. James

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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 M8, PR6019.A565 M8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 274 p.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5318235M
    ISBN 10083693945X
    LC Control Number72163031

    Editions for More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition), Cited by: 9. Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories contains the entire first two volumes of James’s ghost stories, Ghost Stories of an Antiquary and More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary. These volumes are both the culmination of the nineteenth-century ghost story tradition and the inspiration for much of the best twentieth-century work in this genre/5(33).

      More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary () Ghost stories; Horror short stories; Navigation menu. Personal tools. Not logged in; Talk; Contributions; Compile a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; In other languages. Add links. This page was last edited on 3 October , at More than the characters, the atmosphere of complete isolation is what creates the suspense and creepiness of this book. I’ll be honest, I don’t remember a lot about the characters, but the world Joyce creates is one I haven’t forgotten. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M.R. James ( | ).

    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 volume. Includes: A School Story, The Rose Garden, The Tractate Middoth, Casting the Runes, The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral, Martin's Close, Mr Humphreys and His Inheritance. More recently, David Collings made a similarly excellent recording for Craftsman Audio Books: The Complete Ghost Stories of MR James, which includes all the tales from the four volumes, plus The Experiment, The Malice of Inanimate Objects, A Vignette and The Fenstanton Witch, but, oddly, excludes Stories I Have Tried to Write. Sir Michael’s.


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More ghost stories of an antiquary by M. R. James Download PDF EPUB FB2

Only slightly inferior to James' first effort, Ghost Stories of An Antiquary, an acknowledged classic of the genre.

The first three stories here ("A School Story, "The Rose Garden," "The Tractate Middoth") are eminently readable although undistinguished, but /5. This free Kindle version is titled GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY, but it also contains the contents of James' second book MORE GHOST STORIES.

The word "antiquary" refers to James' day job as a medieval scholar and schoolmaster. His father and older brother were Church of England clergymen and he grew up in a rectory in by: 9. This is a reprint of the second of James' books - MORE GHOST STORIES - which was published in In order to get the full flavor of the stories, you must remember that what seems quaint and exotic to us was merely humdrum routine life to people in the Edwardian Era.

The seven stories are all different, but there seems to be a recurring theme /5(98). 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. Montague Rhodes James was a noted medieval scholar and provost of Kings College, Cambridge/5.

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 es: A School Story, The Rose Garden, The Tractate.

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Part 2: More Ghost Stories Contents A school story -- The rose garden -- The tractate Middoth -- Casting the runes -- The stalls of Barchester Cathedral -- Martin's Close -- Mr. Humphreys and his inheritance. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a collection of ghost stories by English author M.

James. GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY, Edward Arnold,first edition, a tight vg+ copy in the publishers original buckram binding. Illustrated by James McBryde.

A cornerstone must for the serious supernatural collector. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is a collection of ghost stories by English author M. 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 a quiet, scholarly protagonist getting caught up in the activities of supernatural forces.

The ghost stories of M.R. James (MRJ) are widely considered to be the best supernatural literature ever written. "More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary" was his second collection of short stories to be published () and includes seven tales of the supernatural/5(4).

ghost stories of an antiquary the englishman was too deep in his note-book to give more than an occasional glance at the sacristan frontispiece: a hand like the hand in that picture to face: 26 looking up in an attitude of painful anxiety, it.

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 Part 2.

More Ghost Stories A School Story The Rose Garden The Tractate Middoth Casting the Runes The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral Martin's CloseReviews:   This free Kindle version is titled GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY, but it also contains the contents of James' second book MORE GHOST STORIES.

The word "antiquary" refers to James' day job as a medieval scholar and schoolmaster. His father and older brother were Church of England clergymen and he grew up in a rectory in Suffolk.4/5().

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Contents: 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. Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Horror tales, English SubjectCited by: 9.

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary. Part 2: More Ghost Stories o And as with most ghost stories he inherits more than he expected. o A garden maze has the secret at it's center.

04/18/ Len. 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 5/5(4). Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. "Ghost Stories of an Antiquary" from James.

English author (). Seller Inventory # APC More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3. In my review of Self-Made Hero's Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Volume 1, I laid out my general stance on these two volumes, M.R. James, and adapting his first volume of ghost stories in this sort of graphic that review for overall thoughts.

This one is a stronger volume. Not only does it have two of the key James stories - "Count Magnus" and "Oh, Whistle" - but each story /5.

Title Ghost Stories of an Antiquary. Format Paperback. The four surrounding guards were looking at the King. Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Rating: % positive.

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. 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 volume.

Montague Rhodes James (–) was a medieval scholar; Provost of. More Ghost-Stories of an Antiquary by M R James. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions.

Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. Pages:. Download Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary free in PDF & EPUB format. Download M R James's Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile.

Buy More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by James, M.R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: M.R. James.“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. (Summary by Peter Yearsley) Genre (s): Horror & Supernatural Fiction.