Number 13 by M. R. James

It’s time to look at another story from M. R. James and this time it’s the super-creepy Number 13! It comes from his first collection of short stories Ghost Stories of an Antiquary. It concerns a hotel with a mysterious room (which may or may not exist) and men coming together over their shared fear. There’s a hairy clawed hand and everything!

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I downloaded the above book in Kindle format for free from Amazon.

There was a 2006 BBC adaptation of Number 13 starring Greg Wise and Paul Freeman although, I haven’t seen it. Have you seen it? I’d like to know if it’s worth seeking out.