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A Pleasing Terror

The Complete Supernatural Writings of M.R. James
A collection of stories by

The full list of contents is as follows: Preface by Christopher Roden and Barbara Roden; Introduction by Steve Duffy; A Memoir of Montague Rhodes James by S. G. Lubbock; GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY: Preface; Canon Alberic's Scrap-book; Lost Hearts; The Mezzotint; The Ash-tree; Number 13; Count Magnus; 'Oh, Whistle, and I 'll Come to You, My Lad'; The Treasure of Abbot Thomas; MORE GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY: Preface; A School Story; The Rose Garden; The Tractate Middoth; Casting the Runes; The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral; Martin's Close; Mr Humphreys and his Inheritance; A THIN GHOST AND OTHERS: Preface; The Residence at Whitminster; The Diary of Mr Poynter; An Episode of Cathedral History; The Story of a Di sappearance and an Appearance; Two Doctors; A WARNING TO THE CURIOUS AND OTHER GHOST STORIES: Acknowledgments; 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; OTHER GHOST STORIES: Preface to Collected Ghost Stories (1931); There was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard; Rats; After Dark in the Playing Fiel ds; Wailing Well; The Experiment; The Malice of Inanimate Objects; A Vignette; FRAGMENTS: The Fenstanton Witch; Marcilly-le-Hayer; John Humphreys; A Night in King's College Chapel; The Game of Bear; S peaker Lenthall's Tomb; Merfield House; TWELVE MEDIEVAL GHOST-STORIES ARTICLES: Stories I Have Tried to Write; Some Remarks on Ghost Stories; Ghosts?Treat Them Gently!; Ghost Story Competition; Introd uction for Ghosts & Marvels; The Novels and Stories of J. Sheridan Le Fanu; MRJ's Prologue to Madam Crowl's Ghost; MRJ's Epilogue to Madam Crowl's Ghost; MRJ's Introduction to Uncle Silas; Letters: MR J to Gwendolen McBryde; Letters to a Child; THE FIVE JARS: MRJ's delightful supernatural novel for younger people; AUDITOR AND IMPRESARIO: A spoof on Dr Faustus from the pages of The Cambridge Review APPENDICES: I: James Wilson's Secret by Rosemary Pardoe and Jane Nicholls; II: The Black Pilgrimage by Rosemary Pardoe and Jane Nicholls; III: Irony and Horror: The Art of M. R. James by Samuel D. Rus sell; IV: Ghosts in Medieval Yorkshire by Jacqueline Simpson; V: An M. R. James Letter Introduced and annotated by Jack Adrian M. R. JAMES: A SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY M. R. JAMES ON FILM, RADIO, AND TELEVI SION. A Pleasing Terror annotates all of the stories written by M. R. James, and there are thirty-three illustrations by Paul Lowe.

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August 2001 : Canada Hardback

Title: A pleasing terror: The complete supernatural writings of M.R. James
Author(s): M R James
ISBN: 1-55310-024-7 / 978-1-55310-024-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Ash Tree Pr
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January 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: A PLEASING TERROR: The Complete Supernatural Writings
Author(s): M R James
Publisher: Christopher Roden/Ash-Tree Press
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