When Adam and Eve were driven out of the Garden of
Eden, they were as helpless as little children.
They knew nothing of day or night, heat or cold; they
could not kindle a fire to warm them...
While M. R. James is best remembered as the author of thirty-four ghost stories, most of which have seldom been out of print, during his lifetime he was acknowledged as a leading authority on medieval...
M. R. James was the greatest student of medieval manuscripts in the English-speaking world during the first third of the twentieth century. He also made vast contributions to a variety of related subj...