"Montague Rhodes James (1862 – 1936), who wrote as M. R. James, was an English medieval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories, which are regarded as among the best in the genre. James redefined the ghost story for the new century by abandoning many of the formal Gothic cliches of his predecessors... [click here for more]
Collected here are eight masterful ghost stories by the great Edwardian writer Montague Rhodes James. Includes "Number Thirteen," "The Mezzotint," "Canon Alberic’s Scrapbook," and more -- all classics of the genre!
"...gifted with an almost diabolic power of calling horror by gentle steps from the midst of prosaic daily life, is the scholarly Montague Rhodes James, Provost of Eton College,... [click here for more]
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 diabolic power of calling horror by gentle steps from the midst of prosaic daily life, is the scholarly Montague Rhodes James, Provost of Eton College, antiquary... [click here for more]
The sixth issue of ADVENTURE TALES includes 3 stories by H. Bedford-Jones ("Mustered Out," "The Badman's Brand," and "Surprise in Sulphur Springs") plus "The Fugitive Statue," by Vincent Starrett (featuring detective Jimmy Lavender), "Miracle," by John D. Swain, "The Devil's Heirloom," by Anthony M. Rud, "The Tapir," by Arthur O.... [click here for more]