There are all sorts of writers of all sorts of nightmares, but M.R. James wrote the best ghost stories. He may well have created the ghost story in its current form
. Nobody can do what he did as well as he could (Neil Gaiman
There are some authors one wishes one had never read so that one might have the joy of reading them for the first time. For me, M.R. James is one of these (Ruth Rendell
It's about time such an important and entertaining body of work
was given the care and attention it deserves (SFF World
An illustrated collector's edition to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the father of the modern ghost story.