Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories
Edition language: English
, Ghost Stories
, Short Stories
Series: The Complete Ghost Stories of M.R. James (#1)
Very menacing, but not in an obvious way. The most inventive are the ones where the ordinary turns into something frightening - the bedclothes taking form, for example
This review is for Count Magnus alone (although I fully intend to read the other stories at some point).Mr. James has not been called a ghost story-writing master for no reason. He is an expert at building the atmosphere and writing a story that delivers an eerie, creepy thrill to the reader. Althou...