Audiobook of A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories

A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories

by M.R. James

This is a chilling collection of supernatural tales that will send shivers down your spine. Written by the acclaimed author M. R. James, this book offers a captivating journey into the realm of the macabre and the unknown. First published in 1925, "A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories" showcases M. R. James's exceptional talent for crafting atmospheric and haunting narratives. Each story takes readers on a suspenseful and eerie exploration of the supernatural, filled with restless spirits, haunted artifacts, and malevolent entities. The book's title story, "A Warning to the Curious," is a gripping tale of an amateur archaeologist who unwittingly awakens an ancient curse while searching for a long-lost artifact. As the story unfolds, readers are drawn into a world of suspense and foreboding, where the line between the living and the dead becomes disturbingly blurred. Throughout the collection, M. R. James weaves a sense of unease and dread, skillfully building tension and suspense. His elegant prose and attention to atmospheric detail transport readers to a realm where the supernatural lurks just beneath the surface of everyday life. M. R. James's stories have had a lasting impact on the genre of ghost fiction. His ability to evoke a sense of creeping horror and his skill in crafting vivid and memorable characters have cemented his reputation as one of the masters of the ghost story. Many of his tales have been adapted into television and film, further solidifying their enduring popularity. Whether you are a fan of ghost stories or simply seeking a spine-tingling read, "A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories" is a must-have addition to your literary collection. M. R. James's ability to tap into our deepest fears and transport us to the shadowy realms of the supernatural makes this book an unforgettable experience. Brace yourself for a thrilling journey into the unknown as you delve into the pages of this haunting and atmospheric collection of ghostly tales.

Book Details

Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1925

Author

M.R. James  image

M.R. James

British

Montague Rhodes James was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918), and of Eton College (1918–1936). He was Vice-Chancellor of the Univer...

More on M.R. James

Listen/Download Audiobook

Read by:
00:00
Playback Speed 1.0
00:00
  • Select Speed

Related books

Little Miss Joy-Sing Cover image

Little Miss Joy-Sing by John Luther Long

In the enchanting world of ancient China, where music holds the power to transcend boundaries, lies the captivating tale of Little Miss Joy-Sing by ac...

Beyond These Voices Cover image

Beyond These Voices by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Beyond these voices, there is a mystery waiting to be solved. Helen is a young woman who is haunted by voices. She hears them everywhere she goes, an...

Welcome to Spring Cover image

Welcome to Spring by Ring Lardner

Spring has sprung, but for these characters, it's anything but welcome. Welcome to Spring is a collection of poems by Ring Lardner that captures the...

The Mystery Girl Cover image

The Mystery Girl by Carolyn Wells

In the quaint college town of Corinth, a mysterious young woman arrives, her beauty and enigmatic aura captivating the hearts of the townsfolk. But am...

The Barnaby's in America: Final sequel to The Widow Barnaby Cover image

The Barnaby's in America: Final sequel to The Widow Barnaby by Frances Trollope

Across the vast Atlantic, the eccentric Barnaby family embarks on a whirlwind adventure to the bustling shores of America. Join them as they navigate...

The Melting Pot Cover image

The Melting Pot by Israel Zangwill

In the heart of New York City, where cultures collide and destinies intertwine, Israel Zangwill's "The Melting Pot" paints a vivid tapestry of love, l...

The Seven Poor Travellers  Cover image

The Seven Poor Travellers by Charles Dickens

The first chapter relates Dickens' visit to the ancient Richard Watts's Charity at Rochester. The second chapter is the touching story of "Richard Dou...

La Fée des Grèves Cover image

La Fée des Grèves by Paul Féval, père

Dans le roman envoûtant "La Fée des Grèves" de Paul Féval, père, une histoire captivante d'amour, d'intrigue et d'aventure se dévoile dans le décor de...

A Parody Outline of History Cover image

A Parody Outline of History by Donald Ogden Stewart

This is a delightful and entertaining book that takes readers on a comical tour through the annals of time. With his signature wit and satirical prowe...

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories  Cover image

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories by Mark Twain

"The Mysterious Stranger" is a very odd story. Satan (or, at least his minion nephew, a surrogate dark angel as presented here) is more or less the he...

Reviews for A Warning to the Curious and Other Ghost Stories

No reviews posted or approved, yet...