M. R. James "The Crown"

M. R. James "The Crown"

M. R. James "The Crown"

 

M. R. James

'You aren’t from Seaburgh', the old man said. 'Go back to your hotel. Don't think about the crown again.’

Paxton is on holiday in Seaburgh, a small English town near the sea. He likes old things and old stories ... but he doesn't always listen. He takes a famous old crown from the ground. Suddenly, there is a shadow behind him, and Paxton is very afraid.

 

Text Analysis: Unique words: about 300 Total words: 3,980
Hard words: afraid, wind, beach, believe, church, crown, put, spade, protect, ground, magic, last, gravestone, hill, help, shout, shadow, far away, danger, footprint

 

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