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Publisher's Summary

Oscar Wilde's wit and meaning is at its best in this ghost story, considered by many the best ever written. Wilde's dialogue lends himself to narration because of his quick wit and delivery. Here he presents a traditional English ghost that Americans refuse to accept, but both parties finally work together to end the controversy. One of the great short stories of all time.

Public Domain (P)2012 Deaver Brown

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  • Sybil
  • Glenshaw, PA, United States
  • 04-20-13

Poor narration

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

No

Who was your favorite character and why?

The Ghost

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Akward, hesitant. Reading words, not a story

Was The Canterville Ghost worth the listening time?

No

Any additional comments?

Oscar Wilde is so amusing and fun. Deserves a better performance.