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This collection contains the best of classic horror writing, with the atmospheric genius of Edgar Allan Poe, the invention and eeriness of Bram Stoker, and the suspense of Wilkie Collins amongst the terrifying gems. In this veritable schooling in the origins of modern-day horror and fantasy, some of the best minds in the history of English literature take on the world of vampires, werewolves, and the supernatural.

  • 'The Black Cat' by Edgar Allan Poe, read by Robin Bailey
  • 'The Monkey's Paw' by W. W. Jacobs, read by Patrick Malahide
  • 'The Masque of the Red Death' by Edgar Allan Poe, read by Patrick Malahide
  • 'The Open Window' by Saki, read by Richard Pasco
  • 'Dracula's Guest' by Bram Stoker, read by Richard Pasco
  • 'Caterpillars' by E. F. Benson, read by Patrick Malahide
  • 'Man of the Night' by Edgar Wallace, read by Robin Bailey
  • 'The Werewolf' by Frederick Marryat, read by Robin Bailey
  • 'The Squaw' by Bram Stoker, read by Patrick Malahide
  • 'A Terribly Strange Bed' by Wilkie Collins, read by Robin Bailey
  • 'Aurelia' by E.T.A. Hoffmann, read by Richard Pasco
  • 'Ligeia' by Edgar Allan Poe, read by Richard Pasco
  • 'Sredni Vashtar' by Saki, read by Robin Bailey
  • 'The She-Wolf' by Saki, read by Barbara Leigh-Hunt

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  • Greg
  • 15-07-2019

90% Retread

This consists mostly of parts of other audiobooks. They should have labeled it as "10% original content. I feel like I've been had.

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  • Robert Kinsella
  • 16-08-2019

Excellent classic stories.

You don't get much better than these classic stories.
Well read, excellent selection.
If you like the oldies you'll love this collection.
Enjoy.

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