This was my summer reading but would be even better suited to rainy winter nights.
This edition has been edited with an introduction and notes by Darryl Jones and also contains a select bibliography as well as a chronology of M.R. James.
Not particularly scary or gruesome, but just great storytelling that is still very readable today.
Interesting, sometimes entertaining, but rarely scary. Lots of Latin. Slightly macabre tales of professors, scholars, theologians and their ilk. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lily025
I found an older copy from my childhood and thought I vaguely remembered reading it being, on the whole, an OK set of stories. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brandon E. Barker
Introduction and table of contents take up the entire sample. This has got to stop.
Three bonus stars for probably being a good book.
Set from around the 1880s to 1early 20th century, these ghost stories are more subtle in the horror and more polished in the scene set, and the detective work involved in solving... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gary Selikow
When Halloween approaches I find great pleasure in pulling out my copy of Montague Rhodes James' Collected Ghost Stories. M.R. Read morePublished 10 months ago by John D. Cofield
M.R. James is singularly responsible for my lifelong interest in ghost stories, and he is a true master of the genre. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Z Hayes
I first became acquainted with M.R. James' ghost stories when I was about ten years old. I was visiting my grandparents' home for the summer and was bored out of my mind. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Z Hayes
Exactly what I expected. Got to me in excellent shape. I am VERY PICKY about the condition of my books and won't tolerate scuffed, torn or bent items. I was pleased. Thank You!Published 15 months ago by Debra Allen
My daughter is into this kind of thing and I Bought it for her for christmas. She is thrilled with it.Published 19 months ago by Kat Bellis