A high-pitched laugh echoes in an empty church. Servants discover their master dead in his bed, the only sign of disturbance an open window.
The coffin of a woman hanged as a witch is found to be empty.
A bed that hasn't been slept in is crumpled and distressed come the morning.
A skeletal figure creeps closer and closer to the house where an unsuspecting family lie sleeping.
In these chilling tales of the supernatural, M. R. James proves he truly is the master of the ghost story. Selected from the book Ghost Stories by M.R. JamesVINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us humanAlso in the Vintage Minis series:Drinking by John CheeverSummer by Laurie LeeFriendship by Rose TremainLove by Jeanette Winterson
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 05/04/2018
- Category: Classic horror & ghost stories
- ISBN: 9781784874483