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Treasure of Abbot Thomas, the (1904) [Short Story]
by M. R. James Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Mr. Somerton pays a visit to the Abbey Church at Steinfeld to investigate the painted windows that, according to some ancient documents, are key to buried treasure. However, it appears that Somerton has discovered something more than just treasure.

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

Original title: The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Ghost Stories (1931) [Collection]
      Author: M. R. James
     Sins of the Fathers: an Anthology of Clerical Crime (1997) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Agatha Christie , Arthur Conan Doyle , Anton Chekhov , John Galsworthy , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Sherwood Anderson , G. K. Chesterton , Guy de Maupassant , Saki , Joseph Smith (J.S.) Fletcher , Richard Harris Barham , E. F. Benson , Arthur Gray
     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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