A creepy collection of the very best Gothic tales from the masters of suspense, horror, supernatural and occult fiction.
- 1. The Room in the Tower by E. F. Benson
- 2. Afterward by Edith Wharton
- 3. The Green Light by Barry Pain
- 4. Fingers of a Hand by H. D. Everett
- 5. The Squaw by Bram Stoker
- 6. The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome
- 7. Lost in a Pyramid by Louisa M. Alcott
- 8. The Girl who was Tired of Love by Leonard Merrick
- 9. The Parasite by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- 10. The House with the Brick Kiln by E. F. Benson
- 11. The Idiot by Arnold Bennett
- 12. The Three Sisters by W. W. Jacobs
- 13. The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
- 14. Sredni Vashtar by Saki
- 15. The Dead Hand by Wilkie Collins
- 16. Outside the Door by E. F. Benson
- 17. The Death Mask by H. D. Everett
- 18. A Professor of Egyptology by Guy Boothby
- 19. The Ring of Thoth by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- 20. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace
- 21. The Perfect Murder by Stacy Aumonier
- 22.The Mines of Falun by E. T. A. Hoffmann
- 23.The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe
- 24. The Bus Conductor by E. F. Benson
- 25. His Brother’s Keeper by W. W. Jacobs
- 26. The Furnished Room by O. Henry
- 27. The Dream by A. J. Alan
- 28. Query by Seamark
- 29. The Man who was Blind by Edwin Pugh
- 30. The Stone Dragon by R. Murray Gilchristand
And twenty more terrifying Gothic tales.
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- Raduca Grigorescu
The narrator was incredibly over-dramatic and her reading was so distracting that I found the listening experience to be absolutely terrible. Couldn't even finish the first story properly, but skipped to the second one to see if she sounded the same, and...yep. She did. So I gave up and returned this book, which I'm very sorry about, because I love horror stories.
2 people found this helpful
- Leon van Schoonneveldt
Excellent collection horribly performed
Such a shame... This company produces the best collections of ghost and horror stories from the nineteenth and early twentieth century to be found in audible's catalogue - diverse, good mixture of well-known pieces and 'forgotten gems' - only to have them ruined utterly by Cathy Dobson, who quite simply should not be let near a recording microphone on any excuse.
13 people found this helpful
- Gillian R. Foulger
I agree with Leon van Schoonneveldt. The stories are without doubt great, but the narration is so awful I cannot listen to them. I shall return this book if I can find the refund button.
3 people found this helpful
- Elizabeth Harding
If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?
so very sad, I was hoping for more. The 2 stories I coped with were good, but I am sorry to say that after the 2nd story I just could not cope with the reader any more, a very boring and monotone voice. I will be deleting this
Would you be willing to try another one of Cathy Dobson’s performances?
absolutely not! such a terrible reading voice
What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?
Any additional comments?
try a sample before you buy.
8 people found this helpful