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Ash-Tree, the (1904) [Short Story]
by M. R. James Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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After assuming the white figure in his ash-tree to be a neighbouring woman's spectral image, a town's Deputy-Sheriff condemns her of witchcraft. The night following her hanging, the man is found inexplicably dead in his bed, and this death is to haunt his descendants.

First published in Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, UK: Edward Arnold, 1904.

Original title: The Ash-tree
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorWitches & Warlocks

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904) [Collection]
      Author: M. R. James
     Ghost Stories (1931) [Collection]
      Author: M. R. James
     From the Archives of Evil: Number 2 (1976) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , H. P. Lovecraft , Ray Bradbury , Arthur Conan Doyle , Jack London , Theodore Sturgeon , Henry Slesar , John Collier , Massimo Bontempelli , W. F. Harvey , Saki , H. Russell Wakefield
     Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories, the (2004) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , Ambrose Bierce , Arthur Conan Doyle , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , D. H. Lawrence , Edith Nesbit , Alexander Pushkin , Walter Scott , Oscar Wilde , Wilkie Collins , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Honoré de Balzac , William Makepeace Thackeray , Guy de Maupassant , W. F. Harvey , Saki , W. W. Jacobs , James Hogg , Hugh Walpole , Mary Elizabeth Braddon , Elizabeth Gaskell , Edward Bulwer-Lytton , Perceval Landon , Richard Harris Barham , Amelia B. Edwards , Violet Hunt , Claude Askew , Alice Askew , R. S. Hawker , John Lang , Howard Pease

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