By M. R. James
The single annotated version of M. R. James's writings presently to be had, count number Magnus and different Ghost tales comprises the whole first volumes of James's ghost tales, Ghost tales of an Antiquary and extra Ghost tales of an Antiquary. those volumes are either the end result of the nineteenth-century ghost tale culture and the foundation for a lot of the simplest twentieth-century paintings during this style. integrated during this assortment are such landmark stories as "Count Magnus," set within the wilds of Sweden; "Number 13," a particular story a few haunted lodge room; "Casting the Runes," a richly advanced story of sorcery that served because the foundation for the vintage horror movie Curse of the Demon; and "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad," essentially the most scary stories in literature. The appendix comprises numerous infrequent texts, together with "A evening in King's university Chapel," James's first recognized ghost story.
First time in Penguin Classics