Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

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Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was a medieval scholar; Provost of King’s College, Cambridge. He wrote
many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories
often use rural settings, with a quiet, scholarly protagonist getting caught up in the activities of supernatural
forces. The details of horror are almost never explicit, the stories relying on a gentle, bucolic background to
emphasise the awfulness of the otherworldly intrusions. “Ghost Stories of an Antiquary” was written a...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Preface to Vol. 1 and Canon
    Alberic
    34:35
    00:00
  2. 02
    Lost Hearts
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  3. 03
    The Mezzotint
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