by M R James
29 minutes, 53 seconds
Unabridged Ghost Story
Probably the most famous of the ghost stories of M R James. Commissioned by Queen Mary for her doll house library, which is still on display at 1:12 scale in Windsor Castle. Performed by Susie Berneis.
Originally for sale on October 26, 2008, 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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Tags: 100 cents, 15-30 minutes, 1923, 2008 Release, 2013 Release, 20th Century AD, Fiction, Free, Ghosts, Horror, M R James, Mystery, Podcast, SF Story, Short Story, Susie Berneis and Robert Bethune (readers)