This is the unabridged audio recording of M R James' excellent ghost story "The Fenstanton Witch". Read by David Collings, this is sure to scare and delight in equal measure.
Public Domain (P)2010 Craftsman Unabridged Audio
"David Collings reads wonderfully well." (The Observer)
I loved the audio edition of The Fenstanton Witch. I also loved the print version. I enjoy many of M.R. James ghost stories. The "ghost" are more like "demons" as is the case with The Fenstanton Witch.
I enjoyed the description of the demon standing over the witch's grave.
My favorite character is the narrator, the author M.R. James, not a character in the story. The story is read by David Collings. T
The story gave me the chills. I smiled. I am a fan of M.R. James.
The British actor, David Collings is my favorite narrator. He is a wonderful narrator for the M.R. James stories. His voice is not a monotone as some of the professional speakers who sound like commericial spokesmen. His voice is not course and irritating like some others. It is clear and well modulated. He is able to change voices according to which character he is reading. He performs distinctive voices for the different characters. David Collings is able to deftly switch from one voice to another with ease. True, even when the characters are speaking to one another or as a group. This is a remarkable ability.
"Truly creepy and sinister"
The graveyard scene
yes quite short and you really want to know what happens
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