Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad
Publisher: Picador Usa
Edition language: English
The story tells the tale of an introverted academic who happens upon a strange whistle while exploring a cemetery on the East Anglian coast. When blown, the whistle unleashes a supernatural force that terrorises its discoverer.M. R. James was a prolific and hugely successful author, now credited wit...
Disclaimer: Gotten as an Audible freebie. David Suchet reading M. R. James great combo. I’m not really sure how this qualifies as a Christmas ghost story, but nice and spooky. Don’t listen to it in a bedroom.
Derek Jacobi introduces the tale of a curious artifact found in the ruins of a Knights Templar church. Stars Jamie Broadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 2:45pm Monday 21st December 2009Oh, whistle and I'll come to you, my lad is the title and refrain of a poem and song by Robert Burns.
James writes marvelous ghost stories of steadily increasing creepiness. this is one of his best.
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