Prepare to be spooked! Here are tales of vampires, werewolves, and things that go bump in the night!
"horrible book. very difficult to listen too."
Here is a collection of spine-tingling ghost stories, read by Richard Pasco. They include "The Judge's House" by Bram Stoker, "The Upper Berth" by F. Marion Crawford, "Narrative of the Ghost of a Hand" and "To Be Taken with a Grain of Salt" by Charles Dickens, "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe, "Gabriel-Ernest" by Saki, "The Furnished Room" by O. Henry, "My Own True Ghost Story" by Rudyard Kipling, "Lost Hearts" by M. R. James, "Called" by P.C. Wren, and more.
"Great Classic Ghost Stories with a Good Narrator!"
The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Never more so than in this collection of 30 weird and macabre tales.
Classic spine-tingling tales to thrill you.
Vincent O'Sullivan (1868-1940), born in New York to an Irish American family, moved as a child to London. As a young man, he soon became well recognised as the master of decadent and macabre fiction. This collection presents five of O'Sullivan's creepiest tales: 'Will', 'The Business of Madame Jahn', 'A Study in Murder', 'My Enemy and Myself' and 'When I Was Dead'.
Vincent O'Sullivan (1868-1940), born in New York to an Irish American family, moved as a child to London. As a young man, he soon became well recognised as the master of decadent and macabre fiction. 'The Business of Madame Jahn' is a macabre ghost story of a suicide, a terrible murder and an awful revenge.
Vincent O'Sullivan (1868-1940), born in New York to an Irish American family, moved as a child to London. As a young man, he soon became well recognised as the master of decadent and macabre fiction. 'Will' is the macabre tale of a man who is in the process of poisoning his wife using the most deadly, untraceable and secret poison ever discovered. His wife has realized what he is doing but is powerless to prevent her own death...but she vows to exact a ghastly and morbid revenge from beyond the grave.
'My Enemy and Myself' is a superbly sinister and gory tale of insanity, a love triangle, revenge, murder and supernatural retribution.
Vincent O'Sullivan (1868-1940) was born in New York, son of an Irish-American family, and moved to London as a child. As a young man, he quickly established a reputation as a master of horror and decadent macabre stories. He was a close friend of Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley and other leaders of the aesthetic movement. "When I was Dead" is the macabre story of a man who gradually realises he has died unexpectedly...and resists vigorously this awful turn of events.
Vincent O'Sullivan (1868-1940), born in New York to an Irish-American family, moved as a child to London. As a young man he soon became well recognised at the master of decadent and macabre fiction. "A Study in Murder" is the story of a man committing the perfect murder, told from the perspective of the warped murderer.
In the apparently quiet Waikato of the 1930s and 1940s a number of lives connect in a complex web of family ties, desire and violence. Things are often not what they seem. The events of this story also take in boxing and farming, devotion and perversion, ranging as far as Tasmania and the Spanish Civil War.
Night Terrors features two classic tales of terror. "When I Was Dead" is the story of an eccentric young man and his unwise attempts to conjure a ghostly apparition, and "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" is Edgar Allan Poe's classic tale of a man who cheats death only to discover that there are far worse fates than the hereafter.
Alistair, a wealthy eccentric, tests one of his strangest beliefs - he fancies that he can summon a ghostly apparition through sheer concentration. Soon, however, Alistair discovers the dangers of paranormal dalliance when he's trapped in an ethereal nightmare from which he can't escape.