M.R. James is widely regarded as one of the greatest ever writers of ghost stories. Here, we present his most famous collection of spine-tingling tales which involve a supernatural book, a picture which reveals a murderous story and a wish to meet a dead author taken literally. In each story, the narrator's nagging curiosity leads them to confront a variety of creepy and unsettling spectres. Gripping, terrifying and atmospheric James's stories will have you on the edge of your seat.