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James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936

Montague Rhoades James: A Thin Ghost

Fans of ghost stories may be familiar with Montague Rhodes James, a British medievalist scholar who wrote a number of books and short stories during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. H.P. Lovecraft is among the many writers who cite James as an influential author, one who knows "just how to apportion statement, imagery, and subtle suggestions in order to secure the best results...