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William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. 

Horror, mystery and suspense abound in this collection of stories from the king of ghostly tales, M. R. James.

Featuring stories that have haunted listeners for more than 100 years, such as 'The Haunted Doll’s House' and 'The Ash Tree', this collection is read by critically acclaimed star of screen and stage Sir Michael Hordern.

©2020 M. R. James (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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  • 07-11-2020

Incomparable readings of the most subtle of English ghost stories

I have been waiting years to find a digital release of these classic readings. Sir Michael Hordern’s readings of M.R. James’ subtle ghost stories cannot be bettered in my view. The delicate variability of his tone perfectly conveys the mix of scholarliness, domesticity and horror that characterises these wonderful stories. Thank you, Audible!

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