More Ghost Stories

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More Ghost Stories
Author M. R. James
Country UK
Language English
Genre Horror short stories
Publisher Edward Arnold
Publication date
1911
Media type Print (hardback)
ISBN NA
Preceded by Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
Followed by A Thin Ghost and Others

More Ghost Stories is the title of M. R. James's second collection of ghost stories, published in 1911. Some later editions under the title Ghost Stories of an Antiquary contain it and the earlier Ghost Stories of an Antiquary in one volume.

Montague Rhodes James (1862–1936) was a medievalist scholar; Provost of King's College, Cambridge. He wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet, scholarly protagonist getting caught up in the activities of supernatural forces. The details of horror are almost never explicit, the stories relying on a gentle, bucolic background to emphasise the awfulness of the otherworldly intrusions.

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