Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 2: A Graphic Collection of Short Stories by M.R. James

Author(s): Leah Moore

Fantasy/Sci Fi | For Everyone Over 12

Curl up by the fire and enter the sinister, supernatural world of Montague Rhodes James, the master of the English ghost story. An influence on writers from H.P. Lovecraft to Stephen King, James's tales of understated horror continue to transfix readers 80 years after his death. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 2 comprises graphic adaptations of four spine-chilling stories by M.R. James: Number 13, Count Magnus, Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad and The Treasure of Abbot Thomas/. Filled with intrigue, suspense and intellectual adventure, these captivating tales of terror plunge the reader into a world of creeping dread, where rationality is challenged and the mundane collides with the supernatural. Capturing James's trademark atmosphere of pervasive disquiet, Leah Moore and John Reppion's subtly crafted adaptations breathe fresh life into these stories of restless phantoms and ill-advised academic exploration.


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Leah Moore has been writing comics for twelve years. She has worked on Dracula, Sherlock Holmes, Doctor Who and Red Sonia. With Channel4Education, she and husband John Reppion wrote The Thrill Electric, a free 150-page digital native comic about the Victorian internet. She is currently project managing Electricomics, an R&D project to create an open source digital native comic ecosystem. She lives in Liverpool, UK. John Reppion, together with Leah Moore, has worked on Sherlock Holmes, Dracula, Doctor Who and the web-series The Thrill Electric, among other comics. He lives in Liverpool, UK.

General Fields

  • : 9781910593394
  • : SelfMadeHero
  • : SelfMadeHero
  • : October 2017
  • : 241mm X 165mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Full Colour
  • : 80
  • : Paperback
  • : Leah Moore