Showing results by author "M.R. James"

Categories

All Categories

115 results
Sort by
    • The Baby Book

    • Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two
    • By: William Sears M.D., Martha Sears R.N., Robert W. Sears M.D., and others
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster, Sherry Adams Foster
    • Length: 41 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 139

    The million-copy best seller by "the man who remade motherhood" ( Time) has now been revised, expanded, and brought thoroughly up-to-date—with the latest information on everything from diapering to day care, from midwifery to hospital birthing rooms, from postpartum nutrition to infant development. The Searses draw from their vast experience both as medical professionals and as parents to provide comprehensive information on virtually every aspect of infant care.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and....LONG!!

    • By Brent on 08-15-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Oh Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 362
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 326

    The story tells the tale of an introverted academic who happens upon a strange whistle while exploring a cemetery on the East Anglian coast. When blown, the whistle unleashes a supernatural force that terrorises its discoverer. Montague Rhodes James was a noted British mediaeval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918) and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories which are widely regarded as among the finest in English literature.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • AND HERE'S A SIX PENCE

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 09-18-15

    Regular price: $0.51

    • Ghost Stories, Volume One

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    Sir Derek Jacobi reads a collection of tales from the master of ghost stories, M. R. James, whose stories have for many years inspired the BBC's A Ghost Story for Christmas TV adaptations. M. R. James was described as "a man who, in company with Sheridan le Fanu, is the best ghost-story writer England has ever produced".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible Narration for M.R. James Classics!

    • By Robert on 10-26-12

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Great Ghost Stories

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, Saki, and others
    • Narrated by: Dermot Kerrigan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A spine-tingling collection of classic ghost stories – a perfect way to pass those long winter nights! This set contains "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe, "The Horla" by Guy de Maupassant, "Sredni Vashtar" by Saki, "The Mark of the Beast" by Rudyard Kipling, "Lost Hearts" by M.R. James and "The Furnished Room" by O. Henry.

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Rats

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Anthony Donovan
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 3

    This is a story from the Chilling Ghost Stories collection. In Rats by M. R. James, Mr. Thompson comes to regret his decision to investigate a locked room in a country inn.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Bart Wolffe, Emma Hignett, Emma Topping
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Eight classic spine-tingling tales to thrill you by M. R. James. This was James' first collection of ghost stories which he intended to be read aloud in the tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Stories of Hauntings and Supernatural Even

    • By Nan51 on 12-04-17

    Regular price: $10.32

    • Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: David; Stephen Timson; Critchlow
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    The powerful sense of evil – darkness, creepy hairy presences, cloaks, hoods, talons and tentacles – pervades these classic ghost stories by M.R. James. A Cambridge scholar himself, James explored what happens when academics dabble in things they don’t understand and unleash forces of which they know nothing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performances of the classic

    • By Zaubermond on 06-25-11

    Regular price: $12.59

    • The Five Jars

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Phil Reynolds
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    While he is out walking, our narrator is drawn to a remote pool and finds a small box that has been hidden since Roman times. He gradually learns how to use its contents, fighting off a series of attempts to steal it, and becomes aware of a strange world hidden from our own.... Best known for his Gothic tales of the supernatural, M. R. James presents his lesser-known surreal fantasy novella. Originally written for children, this peculiar tale is now enjoyed worldwide by fans of all ages!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Different for M.R. JAMES

    • By Alan K. on 12-09-17

    Regular price: $5.15

    • The Ash Tree

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    The tale of a man who unwittingly angers a sorcerer, who is assumed by some Monty scholars to be based on the self-styled 'Great Beast,' occultist Aleister Crowley. Montague Rhodes James was a noted British mediaeval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918) and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories which are widely regarded as among the finest in English literature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The spooky tree

    • By happyjo on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $1.02

    • Casting the Runes

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    The tale of a man who unwittingly angers a sorcerer, who is assumed by some Monty scholars to be based on the self-styled 'Great Beast,' occultist Aleister Crowley. Montague Rhodes James was a noted British mediaeval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918) and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories which are widely regarded as among the finest in English literature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stylishly written short story

    • By happyjo on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $1.06

    • A Warning to the Curious

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    The story of Paxton, an antiquarian and archaeologist who holidays in "Seaburgh" and inadvertently stumbles across one of the lost crowns of Anglia, which legendarily protect the country from invasion. Montague Rhodes James was a noted British mediaeval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905–1918) and of Eton College (1918–1936). He is best remembered for his ghost stories which are widely regarded as among the finest in English literature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The silver crown

    • By happyjo on 03-13-18

    Regular price: $1.02

    • The Mezzotint

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchelow
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a story from the Classic Ghost Stories collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchelow
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This is a story from the Classic Ghost Stories collection.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Rats

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchelow
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a story from the Classic Ghost Stories collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fear by daylight

    • By GoryDetails on 03-22-17

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Classic Ghost Stories

    • By: Charles Dickens, M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchelow
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Ghost stories continue to be a popular audiobook genre, and this group of four stories brings together some of the best. Reader Stephen Critchelow has spent a lifetime collecting and reading works like these and, with carefully chosen music, brings a strong sense of atmosphere to the recordings.

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Chilling Ghost Stories

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, Ambrose Bierce, and others
    • Narrated by: Anthony Donovan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    A chilling collection of ghost stories containing Rats by MR James, The Raven and Berenice by Edgar Allan Poe, The Birthday of the Infanta by Oscar Wilde, A Tough Tussle by Ambrose Bierce and The Signalman by Charles Dickens. In Rats, Mr Thompson comes to regret his decision to investigate a locked room in a country inn, and in The Signalman, the subject of the story is haunted by ghostly appearances that always precede tragic events.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • good reader & stories; lousy production

    • By Kelly Howard on 03-06-09

    Regular price: $7.69

    • Lost Hearts

    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Dermot Kerrigan
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    This is a story from the "Great Ghost Stories" collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • M. R. James

    • Rats (from the Naxos Audiobook 'Classic Ghost Stories')
    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Reader Stephen Critchelow has spent a lifetime collecting and reading works like these and, with carefully chosen music, brings a strong sense of atmosphere to this recording. "Rats" provides a great listening experience for dark autumn evenings.

    Regular price: $1.39

    • M. R. James

    • Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad (Naxos Classic Ghost Stories)
    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Reader Stephen Critchelow has spent a lifetime collecting and reading works like these and, with carefully chosen music, brings a strong sense of atmosphere to this recording. "Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad" provides a great listening experience for dark autumn evenings.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Misedited

    • By Kenneth J Zieger on 12-20-08
    • Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad (Naxos Classic Ghost Stories)
    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Release date: 11-09-07
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $3.85

    • M. R. James

    • The Mezzotint (Naxos Classic Ghost Stories)
    • By: M. R. James
    • Narrated by: Stephen Critchlow
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Reader Stephen Critchelow has spent a lifetime collecting and reading works like these and, with carefully chosen music, brings a strong sense of atmosphere to this recording. "The Mezzotint" provides a great listening experience for dark autumn evenings.

    Regular price: $2.45

Show titles per page
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
  • 6