Abbildung: Collected Ghost Stories
Abbildung: Collected Ghost Stories Abbildung: Collected Ghost Stories

Bound in cloth blocked with a design by Neil Gower Set in Albertina with Minion display 288 pages 4 full-page black & white illustrations, and 1 incomplete sketch Metallic slipcase.

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Artikelnummer:
184907

Erschienen:
2007

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Montague Rhodes James (1862–1936), better known as M. R. James, was an outstanding medieval scholar, Provost of both Eton and King’s College, Cambridge – and the greatest writer of ghost stories in the English language. Over one hundred years after they were first published, his eerie tales retain the power to unsettle and unnerve. This new selection gathers sixteen of the very best, including the spine-tingling classics ‘Canon Alberic’s Scrap-Book’, ‘Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad’ and ‘A Warning to the Curious’. Welcome to a world of lonely country houses, deserted cathedrals and ruined monasteries; obsessive scholars keen to lay their hands on rare manuscripts, precious artefacts or buried treasure; and the terrifying fiends whose attentions they inadvertently attract

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