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The Great British Short Story Collection Audiobook

The Great British Short Story Collection

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Publisher's Summary

A gripping collection of over 50 of the greatest short stories written by great British writers.

  • 1. "The Missing Years" by Barry Pain
  • 2. "His Brother's Keeper" by W. W. Jacobs
  • 3. "A Madman's Manuscript" by Charles Dickens
  • 4. "The House of Cobwebs" by Barry Pain
  • 5. "Old Fags" by Stacy Aumonier
  • 6. "A Long-Ago Affair" by John Galsworthy
  • 7. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey
  • 8. "The Dabblers" by W. F. Harvey
  • 9. "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain
  • 10. "An Undergraduate's Aunt" by F. Anstey
  • 11. "An Idyll of London" by Beatrice Harraden
  • 12. "Hot Potatoes" by Arnold Bennett
  • 13. "Bagnell Terrace" by E. F. Benson
  • 14. "Malachi's Cove" by Anthony Trollope
  • 15. "Moon's Gibbet" by Egerton Castle
  • 16. "The Dancing Partner" by Jerome K. Jerome
  • 17. "The Giraffe Problem" by Barry Pain
  • 18. "The Man who was Blind" by Edwin Pugh
  • 19. "The Perfect Murcer" by Stacy Aumonier
  • 20. "The Other Side" by Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock
  • 21. "The Roman Road" by Kenneth Grahame
  • 22. "At the Farmhouse" by E. F. Benson
  • 23. "The Dead Hand" by Wilkie Collins
  • 24. "The Wind in the Portico" by John Buchan
  • 25. "The Smile of La Gioconda" by Morley Roberts
  • 26. "The Room" by Stacy Aumonier
  • 27. "The Octave of Jealousy" by Stacy Aumonier
  • 28. "The Mark of the Beast" by Rudyard Kipling
  • 29. "The Salt of the Earth" by Barry Pain
  • 30. "The Diary of Mr. Poynter" by M. R. James

....and over 20 more exciting stories.

Public Domain (P)2015 Red Door Audiobooks

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    Ms CLARE J CLEMENS Grays, Essex 25/10/2015
    Ms CLARE J CLEMENS Grays, Essex 25/10/2015 Member Since 2016

    Clare C

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    "Poorly Narrated"
    What would have made The Great British Short Story Collection better?

    I have just bought this and within a few sentences I realised I had made a mistake. The narrator has such an annoying voice, I can't stand to listen. Avoid at all costs!


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    Cathy Dobson


    Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Cathy Dobson?

    Anyone


    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    None


    Any additional comments?

    Money back please

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Colin Finlay Marlow, BUCKS. United Kingdom 07/12/2016
    Colin Finlay Marlow, BUCKS. United Kingdom 07/12/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Annoying narration"

    some good stories but hard to listen to because of narration. Even with a good story I had to stop and get back to it later!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    roxanne buckland 07/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Very unpleasant narration:"

    Very irritating tone. Cannot listen to this - waste of a credit don't buy it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Cassandra Harlow UK 03/05/2016
    Cassandra Harlow UK 03/05/2016 Member Since 2016

    Cassie

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    "Boring Narrator"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    If you want to die of bordem


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    Nothing - the stories all mould into one


    How could the performance have been better?

    Another Narrator - my dog could read better than her


    Could you see The Great British Short Story Collection being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

    NO!


    Any additional comments?

    I wish I had never wasted the money

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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  • Transport Kaff
    01/09/15
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    "Awful Voice of Reader!!!"
    Any additional comments?

    What a disappointment! The first story on both the American and British collections is read by a woman whose melodramatic, annoyingly-lilting reading style is quite unbearable. I simply cannot understand why they would have chosen her to read at all. I think I am going to have to ask for my credits back.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful

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