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Summary

Fifty Thrilling Stories: A wonderful collection of classic thrillers, mystery stories, crime tales and weird accounts of uncanny events.

  • 1. “Query” by “Seamark”
  • 2. “The Furnished Room” by O. Henry
  • 3. “The Dancing Partner” by Jerome K. Jerome
  • 4. “The Squaw” by Bram Stoker
  • 5. “The 19 Club” by A. J. Alan
  • 6. “The Interruption” by W. W. Jacobs
  • 7. “Laura” by Saki
  • 8. “A Descent into the Maelström” by Edgar Allan Poe
  • 9. “The Diver” by A. J. Alan
  • 10. “The Man of the Night” by Edgar Wallace
  • 11. “The Burglary” by Arnold Bennett
  • 12. “The Hammer of God” by G. K. Chesterton
  • 13. “Charles” by A. J. Alan
  • 14. “The Marquise” by George Sand
  • 15. “Twenty-Six Men and a Girl” by Maxim Gorky
  • 16. “Malachi’s Cove” by Anthony Trollope
  • 17. “The Man who was Blind” by Edwin Pugh
  • 18. “The Mark of the Beast” by Rudyard Kipling
  • 19. “The Haunted Doll’s House” by M. R. James
  • 20. “Esme” by Saki
  • 21. “Mademoiselle Fifi” by Guy de Maupassant
  • 22. “Miss Bracegirdle does her Duty” by Stacy Aumonier
  • 23. “Odour of Chrysanthemums” by D. H. Lawrence
  • 24. “The Monkey’s Paw” by W. W. Jacobs
  • 25. “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin
  • 26. “His Brother’s Keeper” by W. W. Jacobs
  • 27. “The Murder of the Mandarin” by Arnold Bennett
  • 28. “The Seventh Man” by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
  • 29. “A Coincidence” by A. J. Alan
  • 30. “The Perfect Murder” by Stacy Aumonier

… and twenty more gripping tales.

Public Domain (P)2014 Red Door Audiobooks

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Horrific reading

The stories seem to be good, but Dobson's performance is so monotonous that it's completely impossible to enjoy them. Avoid this recording.

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Dreadfull narrator

Story's seem interesting but the vocal of narrator so off putting its impossible to listen to for long, I've never heard words pronounced the way she does, but I it's very peculiar and off putting! It's never taken me soooo long to finish a book and don't think I ever will this one.😔😔

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  • Judith
  • 29-10-14

Good stories

What did you love best about Fifty Thrilling Stories?

I was in the mood for something like Lovecraft, and these fit the bill.

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

She is the worst narrator ever. Her accent is intrusive, and her cadence is almost unbearable.

26 of 31 people found this review helpful