M.R. James (1862-1936) was provost of King's College, Cambridge and Eton College. He was a highly regarded scholar and academic in his time but today is remembered for his ghost stories which are considered among the finest in the genre.
Here is one of them: The Ash Tree.
Public Domain (P)2016 Spiders' House Audio/Roy Macready
Chapter 1Duration: 07s
Chapter 2Duration: 32min
Chapter 3Duration: 11s