I recently read a post by fellow horror blogger Jay Rothermel ( https://jayrothermel.blogspot.com/search?q=Ralph+Adams+cram ) where he looked at a couple stories by Ralph Adams Cram, and it got me thinking about my own love of Cram’s stories. Several years back I posted about the stories Cram included in his collection Black Spirits and White back […]Read More BLACK SPIRITS AND WHITE BY RALPH ADAMS CRAM
My haul of books from this Christmas. Lots of great reading ahead! Hope everyone has a fantastic Christmas!Read More Merry Christmas 2014!
An antiquary is either an expert on, or collector of antiques, or both. The protagonists in GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY by M.R. James generally hale from this studious bunch, who tend to come into contact with some hideous spectral entity as a result of their antiquarian quests. Montague Rhodes James was born on August […]Read More M.R. James: The Grandmaster of Horror
I purchased the Wordsworth collection, IN GHOSTLY COMPANY by Amyas Northcote, because Amazon suggested it to me based on my previous purchases, mentioning him as similar to M.R. James. The Introduced of the book by David Stuart Davies gives some background on Northcote. Not an easy task, I’m sure, due to the obscurity of the […]Read More IN GHOSTLY COMPANY BY AMYAS NORTHCOTE