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JIM THORPE, PA, United States
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  • Tales from the Supernatural: Volume 3

  • By: M. R. James
  • Narrated by: Murray Melvin, Ian Fairbairn, Phil Reynolds
  • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

M. R. James was one of the finest English-language ghostwriters ever published. These short stories are not only classics of their genre, but are outstanding examples of beautifully paced, understated terror and sociological horror, reaching to the dark expanse of the unconscious mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • superlative performances!

  • By Pennagrundsau on 07-25-12

superlative performances!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-25-12

What made the experience of listening to Tales from the Supernatural the most enjoyable?

These are, for me, some of the very best supernatural stories in the English language; the narrations are the icing on a most excellent cake...

What did you like best about this story?

The narrations are excellent; I've said as much. What makes them even more enjoyable is that they're read at the correct speed.

Have you listened to any of the narrators’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I don't dissect 'em "ad nauseum"...I merely read, enjoy, and occasionally comment on 'em...

If you could take any character from Tales from the Supernatural out to dinner, who would it be and why?

the hapless purchaser of "The Mezzotint"

Any additional comments?

nope.

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