The stories in this superb collection are as follows:
The Girl from Arles - Alphonse Daudet, Read by Stephen FryTobermory - Saki, Read by Barbara Leigh-HuntThe Sphinx Without a Secret - Oscar Wilde, Read by Martin JarvisOn Being Idle - Jerome K. Jerome, Read by Hugh LaurieFor Better or Worse - W.W. Jacobs, Read by Joanna DavidMr & Mrs Dove - Katherine Mansfield, Read by Rosalind AyresThe Model Millionaire - Oscar Wilde, Read by T.P. McKennaThe Garden of Truth - E. Nesbit, Read by Harriet WalterThe Cat that Walked by Himself - Rudyard Kipling, Read by Liza GoddardPat Hobby & Orson Welles - F. Scott Fitzgerald, Read by Kerry ShaleGeorgie Porgie - Rudyard Kipling, Read by Edward FoxMad - Guy de Maupassant, Read by Derek JacobiB 24 - Arthur Conan Doyle, Read by Brian CoxCaterpillars - E.F. Benson, Read by Patrick MalahideThe Man of the Night - Edgar Wallace, Read by Robin BaileyReginald on House Parties - Saki, Read by Nigel HawthorneDr. Heidegger?s Experiment - Nathaniel Hawthorne, Read by Nicky HensonShip to Tarshish - John Buchan, Read by Iain CuthbertsonThe Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe, Read by Richard PascoLost Hearts - M.R. James, Read by Richard PascoThe Black Cat Edgar - Allan Poe, Read by Richard GriffithsThe Monkey?s Paw - W.W. Jacobs, Read by Patrick Malahide
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This is a nice collection of short stories read by different readers (among them I recognised Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry).
The only annoying thing is that they don't always say who is going to read it and I'd like to hear this as well, so I can go out and look on audible for more books that are read by these people...
"Short Stories review"
I find this book fascinating. There is Drama, Mystery, History, a little of comedy, one story,"The Cat Who Walked By Himself" by Kipling is so full of imagination it is unbelievable. I have listened to it many times and am not tired of it yet.The reader did an excellent job, also. The only story I had read previous to acquiring this one is Poe's "The Black Cat". The other stories in the book are not the mainstream that you see everywhere, Like "The Girl from Arles"-or at least I had never read it before. This book was well worth the effort to get it and continues to entertain me.
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