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Great Classic Ghost Stories

Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
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Summary

A superb collection of classic ghost stories from the world's great storytellers.

  • 1. "Lot No. 249" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • 2. "The Phantom Rickshaw" by Rudyard Kipling
  • 3. "The Haunted Dolls' House" by M. R James
  • 4. "Ligeia" by Edgar Allan Poe
  • 5. "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs
  • 6. "The Finest Story in the World" by Rudyard Kipling
  • 7. "The Apparition of Mrs. Veal" by Daniel Defoe
  • 8. "Metzengerstein" by Edgar Allan Poe
  • 9. "They" by Rudyard Kipling
  • 10. "Labadoyere's Doom" by Lord Halifax
  • 11. "Lost in a Pyramid" by Louisa May Alcott
  • 12. "My Adventure in Norfolk" by A. J. Alan
  • 13. "A True Ghost Story" by the Countess of Munster
  • 14. "The Restless Dead" by Lord Halifax
  • 15. "The Inn of the Two Witches" by Joseph Conrad
  • 16. "The Ring of Thoth" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • 17. "The Haunting of Hinton Ampner" by Lord Halifax
  • 18. "The Ship that saw a Ghost" by Frank Norris
  • 19. "The Mummy's Foot" by Théophile Gautier
  • 20. "A Curious Dream" by Mark Twain
  • 21. "The Passenger with the Bag" by Lord Halifax
  • 22. "Imprisoned with the Pharaohs" by Harry Houdini and H. P. Lovecraft
  • 23. "The Man in the Iron Cage" by Lord Halifax
  • 24. "The Story of Baelbrow" by E&H Heron
  • 25. "The Brothers" by Stacy Aumonier
  • 26. "Colonel P's Ghost Story" by Lord Halifax
  • 27. "Glad Ghosts" by D. H. Lawrence
  • 28. "A Professor of Egyptology" by Guy Boothby
  • 29. "The Troubled Spirit of Tintern Abbey" by Lord Halifax
  • 30. "Rats" by M. R. James
  • 31. "The Dead Hand" by Wilkie Collins
  • 32. "I Will Pay You All Tomorrow" by Lord Halifax

Public Domain (P)2014 Red Door Audiobooks

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Good storys

bad narrator, the stories are all classics,looking forward to listening to them on a winters night ,completely spoilt by the narration

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Very badly read

These stories are hard to judge when they are read so very badly with an awful intonation which tramples over the flow of the prose and gets to be very stilted and dreary. I am listening to it for a second time and I doubt I will be able to stomach the whole book.

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different narrator needed

Stories were good, but a lot of the time couldn't hear them. Different narrator would be better

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  • zein
  • 26-06-15

Cute! I would purchase further volumes

If you could sum up Great Classic Ghost Stories in three words, what would they be?

fun, entertaining, road trip worthy

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

There were a lot of cute spooky stories. You're probably not going to walk away from this read suffering from nightmares or actually scared but I thought it was a fun spooky narrative for a road trip. I would buy other volumes.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Brings you back to campfires and smores. A fun, nostalgic narrative.

Any additional comments?

very cute, I would repurchase this or future volumes.

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  • Bluestramp
  • 27-12-15

Boo

Not my taste in narrators ...if you truly want fantastic ghost stories look to YouTube-horror and find Peter Yearsly reading M.R. James....the gold standard in narration

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