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    • Ghostly Tales

    • Audible Christmas Gift 2017
    • By: Charles Dickens, E. F. Benson, J. H. Riddell, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Callow, Sally Phillips, John Banks, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The days are getting colder, the nights are getting longer, and as Christmas approaches the time is high for some ghostly tales. As an exclusive gift for Audible members, settle down, snuggle up and listen to four chilling ghost stories, read by Simon Callow. Four great stories, one master storyteller - what could be simpler than that?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good old-fashioned read

    • By Kindle Customer on 21-12-17

    Regular price: £5.99

    • Fifty Groundbreaking Stories by Women Writers

    • By: Edith Wharton, May Sinclair, Virginia Woolf, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Fifty short stories by women writers who broke the mould.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very odd narration

    • By Ms. S. C. Poyntz on 08-07-19

    Regular price: £89.99

    • Seven Christmas Tales

    • By: Hugh Walpole, J. H. Riddell, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seven contrasting short stories, all set at Christmastime: 'Mr. Huffam' by Hugh Walpole, 'A Strange Christmas Game' by J. H. Riddell, 'The Christmas Tree and the Wedding' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole, 'The Gift of the Magi' by O. Henry, 'The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 'The Cop and the Anthem' by O. Henry.

    Regular price: £8.99

    • A Strange Christmas Game

    • By: J. H. Riddell
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Charlotte Riddell (1832-1906), who wrote as Mrs J. H. Riddel, was one of the most popular and influential writers of the Victorian period. 'A Strange Christmas Game' is a brilliantly constructed ghost story with a strange twist at the end.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Weird Stories

    • By: J.H. Riddell
    • Narrated by: Jill Masters
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First appearing in 1882, this collection by Mrs. J.H. Riddell established her as a leading Victorian author of supernatural fiction. She achieved her effect by using commonplace settings into which the horrors crept.

    Regular price: £28.89