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1Marensr
Oct 31, 2011, 1:47pm

Did anyone else see the free downloadable ghost story, "Casting the Runes" from NYRB today?

http://nyrbclassics.tumblr.com/post/12163194288/download-casting-the-runes-by-m-...

I guess I know what I'll read this evening.

2rebeccanyc
Oct 31, 2011, 5:17pm

Thanks! Looks like fun!

3rebeccanyc
Nov 10, 2011, 1:15pm

Finally read it last night and loved it. What book does it come from?

4TheTwoDs
Nov 10, 2011, 3:24pm

Rebeccanyc:

You can find it in various collections by M.R. James and in numerous anthologies of ghost stories.

For a James collection, I prefer the Penguin Classics editions of his stories and "Casting the Runes" is collected in Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories.

For a ghost story anthology, you can't go wrong with Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural.

5rebeccanyc
Nov 11, 2011, 11:25am

Thanks, TwoDs. I'm not much of a ghost story reader, but I was quite taken by "Casting the Runes" so I may look for a James collection.