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A creepy collection of the very best Gothic tales from the masters of suspense, horror, supernatural and occult fiction.

  • 1. The Room in the Tower by E. F. Benson
  • 2. Afterward by Edith Wharton
  • 3. The Green Light by Barry Pain
  • 4. Fingers of a Hand by H. D. Everett
  • 5. The Squaw by Bram Stoker
  • 6. The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome
  • 7. Lost in a Pyramid by Louisa M. Alcott
  • 8. The Girl who was Tired of Love by Leonard Merrick
  • 9. The Parasite by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • 10. The House with the Brick Kiln by E. F. Benson
  • 11. The Idiot by Arnold Bennett
  • 12. The Three Sisters by W. W. Jacobs
  • 13. The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
  • 14. Sredni Vashtar by Saki
  • 15. The Dead Hand by Wilkie Collins
  • 16. Outside the Door by E. F. Benson
  • 17. The Death Mask by H. D. Everett
  • 18. A Professor of Egyptology by Guy Boothby
  • 19. The Ring of Thoth by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • 20. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace
  • 21. The Perfect Murder by Stacy Aumonier
  • 22.The Mines of Falun by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • 23.The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe
  • 24. The Bus Conductor by E. F. Benson
  • 25. His Brother’s Keeper by W. W. Jacobs
  • 26. The Furnished Room by O. Henry
  • 27. The Dream by A. J. Alan
  • 28. Query by Seamark
  • 29. The Man who was Blind by Edwin Pugh
  • 30. The Stone Dragon by R. Murray Gilchristand

And twenty more terrifying Gothic tales.

Public Domain (P)2014 Red Door Audiobooks

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  • Elizabeth Harding
  • 02-22-17

dissapointment

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

so very sad, I was hoping for more. The 2 stories I coped with were good, but I am sorry to say that after the 2nd story I just could not cope with the reader any more, a very boring and monotone voice. I will be deleting this

Would you be willing to try another one of Cathy Dobson’s performances?

absolutely not! such a terrible reading voice

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

disapointment

Any additional comments?

try a sample before you buy.

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  • Leon van Schoonneveldt
  • 05-06-16

Excellent collection horribly performed

Such a shame... This company produces the best collections of ghost and horror stories from the nineteenth and early twentieth century to be found in audible's catalogue - diverse, good mixture of well-known pieces and 'forgotten gems' - only to have them ruined utterly by Cathy Dobson, who quite simply should not be let near a recording microphone on any excuse.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful