The Ash-Tree by M.R. James

The Ash-Tree

M.R. James

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fiction classics horror short stories informative slow-paced


Montague Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 - 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). He is be...

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dark 75%
mysterious 62%
tense 50%
adventurous 12%


fast 62%
medium 25%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 85% | A mix: 14%

Strong character development?

No: 100%

Loveable characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

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