A Thin Ghost and Others

A Thin Ghost and Others

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Collection of stories by Montague Rhodes James, a noted medieval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge and of Eton College. He is best remembered today for his ghost stories in the classic Victorian Yuletide vein.

Title:A Thin Ghost and Others
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781406526929
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    A Thin Ghost and Others Reviews

  • Bill Kerwin

    I first read this slim book of ghost tales ten years ago, and, as a great admirer of Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, was initially disappointed in these five tales. I took them for weak imitations of J...

  • Carolyn

    Of this short collection (my first, but certainly not my last, dip into M. R. James’ ghost stories), the creepiest for me was definitely The Diary of Mr. Poynter, which although unimaginably titled ...

  • Quirkyreader

    These stories seem like a continuation of "Green Tea" by J.S. LaFanu....

  • Sarah Mcgrath

    Very creepy old stories....

  • Eggp

    Disturbing nightmaresrelatives up to no goodgossiping townsfolk....

  • Michael

    Review from BadelyngeM.R. James' third collection of superb ghost stories was published just after the first world war. The first three stories are as chilling as ever. What can beat the visceral chil...

  • Steve Scott

    M.R. James is reputed to be the creator of the modern ghost story, and is said to have inspired numerous 20th century horror writers.When I read that, I jumped at the chance to read his stuff, much of...

  • Ken B

    This is the third published volume of MR James horror short stories. These stories are a little more formulaic than those in the previous two volumes. But, just the same, they should be on the must-re...

  • R. Michael Phillips

    If you are a fan of well-crafted ghost stories this is a must read. M. R. James is a true master when it comes to setting the scene for suspense. ...

  • Kieron

    The third collection by M R James and one of his most interesting. James was clearly experimenting with the form of the ghost story at this stage in his ghost story writing career. Consequently, some ...