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Collected Ghost Stories 1,809 copies, 37 reviews
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary 686 copies, 20 reviews
The Ghost Stories of M.R. James 291 copies, 4 reviews
Apocryphal New Testament (Translator; Translator, some editions) 245 copies, 1 review
More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary 178 copies, 10 reviews
The Haunted Dolls' House 86 copies, 1 review
A Thin Ghost and Others 77 copies, 5 reviews
Abbeys 62 copies, 3 reviews
The Five Jars 52 copies, 4 reviews
Room 13 and Other Ghost Stories 40 copies, 7 reviews
The Crown [Penguin Readers] 30 copies, 6 reviews
Cuentos de fantasmas 21 copies, 1 review
Casting The Runes 21 copies, 1 review
Eton and King's 17 copies, 2 reviews
Ghost Stories 16 copies
The Mezzotint [short story] 15 copies, 1 review
Count Magnus 15 copies, 1 review
The Ash-Tree [short story] 13 copies, 1 review
Whistle and the Dead Men's Eyes 11 copies, 4 reviews
The M.R. James Megapack 10 copies, 1 review
Lost Hearts 10 copies
Night Glow 10 copies
Book of the Supernatural 8 copies, 1 review
The Rose Garden 7 copies, 1 review
Letters to a Friend 5 copies, 1 review
Wailing Well 5 copies
Rats 4 copies
Szellemjárás Angliában 4 copies, 1 review
The Halloween Curse 3 copies, 2 reviews
Two Doctors 3 copies
A Warning to the Curious 3 copies, 1 review
Short Fiction 2 copies
Ghost Stories, Volume One (Author) 2 copies
(all) 1 copy
De es 1 copy
Number 13 1 copy
Gespenster 1 copy
The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories (Contributor) 766 copies, 4 reviews
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Contributor) 641 copies, 19 reviews
Thumbelina (Translator, some editions) 611 copies, 27 reviews
The Dark Descent (Contributor) 582 copies, 12 reviews
The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories (Contributor) 487 copies, 7 reviews
The Oxford Book of Victorian Ghost Stories (Contributor) 446 copies, 5 reviews
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (Contributor) 438 copies, 8 reviews
The Wild Swans (Translator, some editions) 377 copies, 13 reviews
Madam Crowl's Ghost and Other Stories (Editor) 291 copies, 7 reviews
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories (Contributor) 286 copies, 3 reviews
H.P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror (Contributor) 278 copies, 6 reviews
A Treasury of Short Stories (Contributor) 256 copies
The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories (Contributor) 253 copies, 9 reviews
Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 247 copies, 15 reviews
Stories for Late at Night (Contributor) 233 copies, 5 reviews
Hauntings: Tales of the Supernatural (Contributor) 200 copies, 5 reviews
Gothic Short Stories (Contributor) 198 copies, 1 review
The Omnibus of Crime (Contributor) 186 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Zombies (Contributor) 166 copies, 2 reviews
The Oxford Book of English Short Stories (Contributor) 160 copies, 4 reviews
My Favorite Fantasy Story (Contributor) 158 copies
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories (Contributor) 153 copies, 1 review
Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 144 copies, 1 review
Ghost Stories (Contributor) 137 copies, 1 review
12 Stories for Late At Night (Contributor) 133 copies, 2 reviews
My Favorite Horror Story (Contributor) 127 copies, 3 reviews
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories (Contributor) 126 copies, 1 review
Vampire Stories (Contributor) 121 copies
The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories (Contributor) 118 copies, 4 reviews
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 108 copies
The Cthulhu Cycle: Thirteen Tentacles of Terror (Contributor) 106 copies, 2 reviews
Famous Ghost Stories (Author) 103 copies
The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 98 copies
12 Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV (Contributor) 95 copies, 7 reviews
Tales of Witchcraft (Contributor) 89 copies
Ten Great Mysteries (some editions) 87 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21 (Contributor) 82 copies, 1 review
Blood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire Fiction (Contributor) 80 copies, 2 reviews
H.P. Lovecraft's Favorite Weird Tales (Contributor) 77 copies, 3 reviews
The 13 Best Horror Stories of All Time (Contributor) 74 copies, 3 reviews
Charles Keeping's Book of Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 70 copies, 1 review
The Horror Hall of Fame (Contributor) 68 copies, 3 reviews
65 Great Spine Chillers (Contributor) 63 copies, 2 reviews
Children of the Night (Author) 61 copies
The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories (Contributor) 61 copies, 1 review
Ghost Stories and Other Horrid Tales (Contributor) 58 copies
The World's Greatest Horror Stories (Contributor) 57 copies
Great Ghost Stories (Contributor) 56 copies, 1 review
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural (Contributor) 48 copies, 4 reviews
The Century's Best Horror Fiction Volume 1 (Contributor) 47 copies, 2 reviews
The Supernatural Reader (Contributor) 45 copies
The Norton Book Of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 45 copies, 1 review
Dancing With the Dark (Contributor) 44 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories 2 (Contributor) 42 copies
Realms of Darkness (Contributor) 42 copies, 1 review
The Third Omnibus of Crime (Contributor) 41 copies
100 Fiendish Little Frightmares (Contributor) 38 copies, 2 reviews
Spirits of the Season: Christmas Hauntings (Contributor) 38 copies, 1 review
Ghosts for Christmas (Contributor) 37 copies, 1 review
Great Classic Stories: 22 Unabridged Classics (Author, some editions) 36 copies, 3 reviews
The Midnight People (Contributor) 35 copies
Curse of the Demon [1957 film] (Original story) 33 copies, 2 reviews
The Best Ghost Stories (Contributor) 32 copies, 1 review
Terror by Gaslight: More Victorian Tales of Terror (Contributor) 30 copies, 1 review
Small Shadows Creep (Contributor) 30 copies
The Haunted Library: Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 28 copies, 2 reviews
The Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
The World's Greatest Ghost Stories (Contributor) 27 copies
Young Ghosts (Contributor, some editions) 26 copies, 1 review
Enter at Your Own Risk: Old Masters, New Voices (Contributor) 24 copies, 10 reviews
The Best Ghost Stories (Contributor) 24 copies
The Mystery Book (Contributor) 24 copies
100 Tiny Tales of Terror (Contributor) 24 copies
Famous Stories of Code and Cipher (Contributor) 24 copies
Haunts: Reliquaries of the Dead (Contributor) 21 copies
Fiends and Creatures (Contributor) 20 copies
Tales of Dungeons and Dragons (Contributor) 20 copies
Best Ghost Stories (Contributor, some editions) 19 copies
Nursery Crimes (Contributor) 18 copies, 1 review
In the Shadow of Dracula (Contributor) 18 copies
Nightfrights (Contributor) 17 copies, 1 review
Your Share of Fear (Contributor) 17 copies
Paha vieras 16 copies
Tales of the Occult (Author) 16 copies
Ghosts and Marvels (Contributor) 16 copies
Nightmare Reader: v. 2 (Contributor) 16 copies
The Fireside Book of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 15 copies
Horror by Lamplight (Contributor) 15 copies
Mind in Chains (Contributor) 14 copies, 1 review
Specter! A Chrestomathy of Spookery (Contributor) 13 copies
Back from the Dead (Contributor) 12 copies
The Ghost's Companion (Puffin Books) (Contributor) 11 copies
Ghosts That Haunt You (Contributor) 11 copies
Shapes of the Supernatural (Contributor) 11 copies, 1 review
Klassieke griezelverhalen (Contributor) 9 copies
Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 9 copies, 1 review
Thrills, Crimes and Mysteries (Contributor) 9 copies
Cries of Terror (Contributor) 8 copies, 1 review
Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 8 copies
Enter at Your Own Risk: The End Is the Beginning (Contributor) 7 copies, 3 reviews
Beyond Midnight (Author) 7 copies
The Haunted Dolls (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
The Haunted and the Haunters (Contributor) 6 copies
Brighton Shock (Contributor) 6 copies
Tales of the Undead: Vampires and Visitants (Contributor, some editions) 6 copies, 1 review
Shudders (Contributor) 6 copies
Armchair Horror Collection (Contributor) 6 copies
Great Tales Of The Supernatural (Contributor) 6 copies
A Little Night Reading (Author) 6 copies
The Sleeping and the Dead (Contributor) 5 copies
Asimov's Ghosts (Contributor) 4 copies
The Story of a Troll-Hunt (Introduction) 4 copies, 1 review
Wigilia Pełna Duchów (Contributor) 3 copies
Spøgelseshistorier fra hele verden (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 1 review
The Nightmare reader (Contributor) 2 copies
Stories of Haunted Inns (Contributor) 2 copies
When Churchyards Yawn (Contributor) 2 copies

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As a boy, Montague Rhodes James demonstrated precocious skill in reading and languages, and learned Greek, Latin, Hebrew, French, and Italian. He studied at University of Cambridge and was made a Fellow of King's College. He became one of the world's leading authorities on medieval manuscripts, and catalogued the manuscript collections at libraries throughout Britain. He's considered by many to be the father of the modern ghost story.
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