In this brilliant satire, Oscar Wilde targets the English aristocracy. Lord Arthur's life is thrown into turmoil with the dire prophecy that he will commit murder. His forthcoming marriage postponed, he sets about finding his victim.....This classic story is read for you by Garard Green, who has worked extensively for the BBC and voiced more than 900 films and documentaries.
M R James is widely regarded as THE master of the ghost story. His stories abound with spectres skulking in the shrubbery, in shadowy corners and dark recesses. 'The Mezzotint' is a whimsical and apparently supernatural tale of art on the move; a dying man devises a gruesome plan for testing his heirs in 'The Tractate Middoth', and something is lurking under the bedclothes in 'Rats'.