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The Malice of Inanimate Objects

The Complete Ghost Stories of M R James
Narrated by: David Collings
Length: 10 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (16 ratings)

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This is the unabridged audio recording of M R James' excellent ghost story "The Malice of Inanimate Objects". Read by David Collings, this is sure to scare and delight in equal measure.
Public Domain (P)2010 Craftsman Unabridged Audio

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"David Collings reads wonderfully well." (The Observer)

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Hilarious.. for a kind of ghost story...

M.R. James often takes a different path; this is humorous, but thought provoking:
what if our possessions.. conspire against us?

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Wonderful!

M. R. James' humor to the forefront. Ah, the Twilight Zone owed his heirs and assigns some shekels I fear.

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  • Ms. E. Morgan
  • 08-15-16

Sinister in the everyday

Would you listen to The Malice of Inanimate Objects again? Why?

Yes, it grows on you

Would you recommend The Malice of Inanimate Objects to your friends? Why or why not?

Yes if they like ghost stories

Have you listened to any of David Collings’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Excellent as always

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Make your peace

Any additional comments?

Surprisingly gruesome although the detail is left to the imagination, as is often the case with M R James stories.

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  • Highlight
  • 07-05-15

Spooky Goings On

A short spook from M R James.
Do not listen through your headphones with the lights off if you
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