Darryl Jones introduces The Collected Ghost Stories of M.R. James from George Miller on Vimeo.
Readership: Readers of ghost stories, the gothic,
and the supernatural, lovers of Edwardian and Victorian literature, short-story readers.
M. R. James
Darryl Jones's other publications include Horror: A Thematic History in Fiction and Film (Arnold and OUP, 2002).
"first-rate introduction" - Ferdinand Mount, London Review of Books
"Atmospheric, spare and dangerous: these are classics of a master." - Daily Echo
"The definitive edition of James's stories... a treasure trove for every horror lover." - Politico
"For those who like their flesh to creep, there is an inimitable cumulative pleasure in reading these stories" - Daily Telegraph
"This collection is perfect both for longstanding M R James fans or those new to his chilling tales." - The Oldie
"An outstanding new edition...
exemplary." - Boyd Tonkin, The Independent
Chronology of M. R. James
Canon Alberic's Scrap-book
'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'
The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
A School Story
The Rose Garden
The Tractate Middoth
Casting the Runes
The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral
Mr. Humphreys and His Inheritance
The Residence at Whitminster
The Diary of Mr. Poynter
An Episode of Cathedral History
The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance
The Haunted Dolls' House
The Uncommon Prayer-Book
A Neighbour's Landmark
A View from a Hill
A Warning to the Curious
An Evening's Entertainment
There was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard
After Dark in the Playing Fields
The Malice of Inanimate Objects
Appendix: M. R. James on Ghost Stories