by M R James
24 minutes, 24 seconds
Unabridged Ghost Story
An early ghost story by James about a kidnapper/dabbler in the occult who has a keen interest in removing the hearts of children. You’re welcome. Performed by Susie Berneis.
Originally for sale on March 30, 2009, and released free with a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License five years later. See the Mission page for why.
Montague Rhodes James (August 1, 1862 - June 12, 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was a noted British mediaeval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918) and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories in the classic 19th century Yuletide vein, which are widely regarded as among the finest in English literature...
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