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    • The Psammead Trilogy

    • Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Amulet
    • By: E. Nesbit, Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Edith Nesbit was to children in the early 20th century what J.K. Rowling is to today's young generation. Magic, mythical creatures, time travel, charms, words of power... Nesbit's stories have it all. This recording is the complete collection of Edith Nesbit's Psammead series, comprising three captivating stories:Five Children and It.The story begins when a group of five children - Robert, Anthea, Cyril, Jane, and their baby brother, the Lamb - move from London to the countryside of Kent.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-03-15

    Regular price: £49.99

    • The Great British Short Story Collection

    • By: Barry Pain, E. F. Benson, Stacy Aumonier, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 32 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      2 out of 5 stars 12
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      3 out of 5 stars 11

    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

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poorly Narrated

    • By Ms CLARE J CLEMENS on 25-10-15

    Regular price: £99.99

    • Favourite Poems for Children

    • By: Guy Wetmore Carryl, Robert Browning, Lawrence Alma Tadema, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A delightful collection of classic poems that will delight young and old alike, including: "How Beauty Contrived to Get Square with the Beast" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "How Little Red Riding Hood Contrived to Be Eaten" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "How Rudeness and Kindness Were Justly Rewarded" by Guy Wetmore Carryl, "If No One Ever Marries Me" by Lawrence Alma TademaI’m, "Nobody, Who Are You?" by Emily Dickinson, "Lochinvar" by Sir Walter Scott, "The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear, and more.

    Regular price: £5.99

    • The Best of Edgar Allan Poe

    • 32 of the Most Popular Short Stories
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Twenty hours of the very best of Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories.

    Regular price: £49.99

    • Celtic Fairy Tales

    • Traditional Stories from Ireland, Wales and Scotland
    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The definitive collection of traditional Celtic fairy tales. Joseph Jacobs' 1892 anthology of the most enduring folklore from Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall is a delight for both young and old. Leprechauns, giants, witches, princesses, castles, and sea monsters all abound in this compendium of the best mythology Britain and Ireland have to offer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poor choice of narrator

    • By Peter on 15-09-15

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Mummy's Foot

    • By: Théophile Gautier
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Gautier's marvellous tale of purchasing an old mummified foot in a bric-a-brac shop in Paris, which the merchant claims once belonged to the daughter of the Pharaoh himself. A likely story, indeed! But in a strange vision later that night, a beautiful but sad young woman appears in his room, dressed in odd attire... and oddest of all, the girl's foot is missing. In the dream, he restores the mummified foot to its rightful owner, and in her gratitude, she takes him to ancient Egypt to meet her father the Pharaoh.

    Regular price: £3.99

    • Famous True Crimes

    • By: William Le Queux, Edgar Wallace, Edgar Jepson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seven famous and sensational true crime stories retold by classic crime writers.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Great Horror Stories

    • Ghost Tales, Horror Stories, and Supernatural Legends
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edith Nesbit, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 8
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      2 out of 5 stars 8
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      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Great Horror Stories is a vintage collection of some of the finest ghost tales, horror stories, and supernatural legends ever written, by the best writers the genre has to offer.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • terrible worst story I have ever listened to. th

    • By Sandy on 06-04-16

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Great Classic Ghost Stories

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Lord Halifax, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    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. And more...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Long slow stuff

    • By Qaestor on 05-01-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Collected Short Stories of H. G. Wells

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A spine-tingling collection of the greatest short stories by the father of science fiction, H. G. Wells. 'The Time Machine', 'The Empire of the Ants', 'The Crystal Egg', 'The Sea-Raiders', 'The Door in the Wall', 'A Dream of Armageddon', 'The Country of the Blind', 'Under the Knife', 'The Stolen Body', 'The Plattner Story', 'The Stolen Bacillus', 'The Magic Shop', 'The Inexperienced Ghost', and many more short fiction masterpieces.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • very poor narration

    • By Scott Oldham on 07-07-18

    Regular price: £89.99

    • Supernatural Horror Stories

    • Tales of Terror
    • By: Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Edith Nesbit is best known as the author of children's classics, such as The Railway Children. She was also a renowned author of ghost stories and othertales of terror, the macabre and the supernatural. In this collection of spine-chilling narratives, Nesbit presents us with a truly masterful set of tales of love which reaches out beyond the grave, ghosts, eerie incarnations, evil deeds and uncanny happenings. Perfect bedtime listening.... if you dare!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Good stories, terrible narration

    • By Nigel on 04-12-12

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Bumper Book of Bedtime Stories

    • Classic Tales for Children
    • By: Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman, Frank R. Stockton, Johnny Gruelle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    A glittering collection of classic stories for children, which have delighted generations and continue to appeal.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • terrible narrator

    • By Carole on 29-03-17

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Fifty Classic Ghost Stories

    • By: E. F. Benson, Edith Wharton, F. Marion Crawford, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 21

    A wonderful collection of 50 of the best classic ghost stories ever written. 'The Missing Model' by Lettice Galbraith, 'Pomegranate Seed' by Edith Wharton, 'The Screaming Skull' by F. Marion Crawford, 'The Ghost in the Cupboard Room' by Wilkie Collins, 'The Shadow on the Blind' by Louisa Baldwin, 'A Ghost's Revenge' by Lettice Galbraith, 'The Lost Ghost' by Mary Wilkins-Freeman, 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie, 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon, 'The Dust Cloud' by E. F. Benson, and many more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Text to speach

    • By Joseph Jewell on 28-02-16

    Regular price: £99.99

    • Moonfleet

    • By: J. Meade Falkner
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    J. Meade Falkener's timeless classic adventure story of smugglers, hidden treasure, mysterious ghosts and daring escapes. Written in 1898, the story has remained a much loved classic among children and adults alike, owing to its gripping storyline, sympathetic characters and swift narrative pace. The village of Moonfleet has been dominated by the Mohune dynasty for centuries.

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Story of the Treasure Seekers

    • Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune
    • By: Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      1 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    First published in 1899, The Story of the Treasure Seekers tells the tale of the Bastable children, Dora, Oswald, Dickie, Noel, Alice and H.O. (short for Horace Octavius) and their attempts to restore the fallen fortunes of their family. They devise a series of plans to find or make money, varying from digging for treasure to being bandits, from going into business to rescuing rich elderly gentlemen from deadly peril.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard

    • By: Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Robert Ervin Howard (1906-1936) was an American author who was best known for his macabre horror stories and weird tales. This collection brings together a highly representative selection of his creepy stories, written very much after the Lovecraftian style. 'Rattle of Bones', 'Sea Curse', 'Pigeons from Hell', 'In the Forest of Villefore', 'The Dream Snake', 'The Fearsome Touch of Death', 'The Right Hand of Doom' and 'The Thing on the Roof'.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Fifty Phenomenal Stories

    • By: Katherine Mansfield, J. S. Fletcher, Arthur Machen, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 24 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A wonderful collection of 50 phenomenal stories by the world’s great short story writers. 

    Regular price: £89.99

    • The String of Pearls

    • The Original Tale of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    • By: James Malcolm Rymer, Thomas Peckett Prest
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Our story begins in 1785 when a young seafarer, Captain Thornhill, disappears while visiting the shop of a barber in London, a certain Sweeney Todd whose shop in Fleet Street is situated by St. Dunstan's church, just round the corner from the famous and popular meat pie shop run by Mrs. Lovett. Thornhill was carrying a string of pearls as a gift for Johanna Oakley, the sweetheart of his friend Mark Ingestrie who is missing, presumed lost at sea.

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Secret of the Barbican

    • By: J. S. Fletcher
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Secret of the Barbican is the story of a small-town solicitor who on a chance visit to a local museum in a distant town discovers a set of rare siege coins. He instantly recognizes them as the set of coins which had been stolen from his own town corporation many years previously. He immediately sets out to investigate...and the thief's trail takes him to some quite extraordinary places....

    Regular price: £4.99

    • Horror Stories

    • Tales of Ghosts, Curses, Mummies, and Zombies
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, Wilkie Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      2 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 14

    A spine-tingling collection of weird and wonderful horror stories, featuring ghosts, curses, strange phenomena, ghouls, black magic, and demonic apparitions. Do you dare to listen?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Listening to the narrator has damaged my sanity

    • By Miss Andrea McCarthty on 06-01-16

    Regular price: £49.99

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