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A fascinating and varied collection of 50 great classic short stories, including ghost stories, crimes, humorous tales and passionate romance.

    The Tool by W. F. Harvey
  • The Overcrowded Iceberg by Morley Roberts
  • The House Surgeon by Rudyard Kipling
  • Powers of the Air by J. D. Beresford
  • The Substitute by W. W. Jacobs
  • A Tough Tussle by Ambrose Bierce
  • The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance by M. R. James
  • A Pair of Silk Stockings by Kate Chopin
  • The Hidden Beast by J. D. Beresford
  • The Rival Beauties by W. W. Jacobs
  • Philanthropy by John Galsworthy
  • After Twenty Years by O. Henry
  • Mary Postgate by Rudyard Kipling
  • A Newspaper Story by O. Henry
  • The Leather Case by Walter S. Masterman
  • Bats in the Belfry by Harry Graham
  • A Skinful of Trouble by Arthur Morrison
  • The Penance by Saki
  • Ways of Escape by J. D. Beresford
  • Mrs. Scarr by Elinor Mordaunt.

Plus 30 more enthralling stories.

Public Domain (P)2017 Red Door Audiobooks

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  • Brenda Ratcliff
  • 19-02-2018

narrator completely unlistenable

I could not finish even the first story. possibly the worst narrator I have ever heard.

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  • Mr Robert A Hawkins
  • 06-03-2018

Spoilt by the strange reading style

Very disappointed. Why would anyone think that the narrator was suitable. Her strange reading style is very annoying.

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