Montague Rhodes James, OM, MA (August 1862-June 1936) published as M.R. James, was an English mediaeval scholar, provost first of King's College, Cambridge, then of Eton College. He is best remembered for his ghost stories, which are widely acknowledged as the finest in English literature.
Stephen Jones edited and provided the Afterwords for Necronomicon and Eldritch Tales by H.P. Lovecraft, and Robert E. Howard's The Complete Conan and Conan's Brethren. He is Britain's premier anthologist of horror and dark fantasy. He lives in London. His website can be found at www.stephenjoneseditor.com.
By far the most satisfying collection available. The illustrations, which perfectly capture the tone of the stories, are worth the price alone.Published 15 months ago by Professor Miskatonic
This anthology is full of classic ghost stories, but I haven't read it yet. I have so many books to read and not enough time. Read morePublished on 25 Aug. 2013 by Carly Nicholas
M R James is the king of ghost writers his stories are always disturbing and unsettling and no matter how many times I read them they are always new and fresh I would recommend... Read morePublished on 30 May 2013 by Corvus Corax
The best Ghost writer there is, as his tales always have a twist in them and keep you on the edge of your seat.Published on 27 Feb. 2013 by J. Marsh
The book itself is beautifully bound and the Black & white illustrations add an eerie tone - The content itself goes without saying - M. Read morePublished on 8 Jan. 2013 by Persona