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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.

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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...

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