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The Rose Garden (short story)

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The Rose Garden
by M.R. James
More Ghost Stories - MR James.jpg
Publication date1911

"The Rose Garden" is a ghost story by British writer M. R. James, included in his 1911 collection More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary.

Plot summary

Mrs. Anstruther would like to plant a rose garden, however the clearing she wishes to use gives people nightmares, and they hear whispers by an old post in the clearing. Soon she, along with her husband, learn the history of the clearing and the injustice that took place there.[1][2]


  1. ^ "PART 2: More Ghost Stories". Project Gutenberg. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  2. ^ James, M.R. (1993). Collected ghost stories (Repr. ed.). Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth. pp. 104–113. ISBN 1853260533.

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