Synopses & Reviews
This selection of twenty-one short stories by M.R. James--a first-class writer of supernatural fiction--represents his best work, including "Count Magnus," "The Rose Garden," "The Uncommon Prayer-book," "Rats," "The Malice of Inanimate Objects," and "A Vignette," as well as the title story.
"Magnificently, authoritatively edited and annotated."--David Gorman, Northern Illinois University
This selection of 21 stories represents the best of James's work, and includes three stories which are not in the Collected Edition.
Table of Contents
Includes: Canon Alberic's Scrapbook; `Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'; The Treasure of Abbot Thomas; A Warning to the Curious; Rats; The Malice of Inanimate Objects