Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories: The Complete Ghost Stories of M. R. James, Volume 1 - James, M. R.
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Contains the first two volumes of the author's ghost stories, "Ghost Stories of an Antiquary" and "More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary". This collection includes such tales as "Count Magnus"; "Number 13"; "Casting the Runes"; "Curse of the Demon"; and "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad".

Produktbeschreibung
Contains the first two volumes of the author's ghost stories, "Ghost Stories of an Antiquary" and "More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary". This collection includes such tales as "Count Magnus"; "Number 13"; "Casting the Runes"; "Curse of the Demon"; and "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad".
  • Produktdetails
  • Penguin Classics
  • Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Seitenzahl: 288
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 18 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: September 2005
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 197mm x 129mm x 14mm
  • Gewicht: 258g
  • ISBN-13: 9780143039396
  • ISBN-10: 0143039393
  • Artikelnr.: 22427402
Autorenporträt
Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) is one of the originators and most influential writers of supernatural fiction. Among his many honors was the Order of Merit, bestowed upon him by King George V in 1930. S. T. Joshi is a freelance writer and editor. He has edited Penguin Classics editions of H. P. Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (1999), and The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories (2001), as well as Algernon Blackwood's Ancient Sorceries and Other Strange Stories (2002). Among his critical and biographical studies are The Weird Tale (1990), Lord Dunsany: Master of the Anglo-Irish Imagination (1995), H. P. Lovecraft: A Life (1996), and The Modern Weird Tale (2001). He has also edited works by Ambrose Bierce, Arthur Machen, and H. L. Mencken, and is compiling a three-volume Encyclopedia of Supernatural Literature. He lives with his wife in Seattle, Washington.