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    • The Tell-Tale Heart

    • By: Mr. Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Mr. David Ian Davies
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Actor David Ian Davies' telling of Poe's Gothic horror tale "The Tell-Tale Heart" captures this classic narrative of the unnamed murderer in all its exquisite vileness, its self-effacing insanity that poses rationality where none exists.

    Regular price: $2.77

    • The Pit and the Pendulum

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    In "The Pit And The Pendulum" author Edgar Allan Poe weaves the story of a prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, tried and condemned to death and locked in a horrific torture chamber to meet his doom at the hands of his sadistic keepers.

    Regular price: $2.77

    • The Masque of the Red Death

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Prince Prospero invites several dozen of the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. Prospero orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst a general atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry of a mysterious hooded stranger dressed all in red.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • mediocre

    • By Krystal on 10-20-17

    Regular price: $2.79

    • Stiff Upper Lip

    • By: Sir P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Another classic funny Jeeves and Wooster story. Bertie once again travels to Totleigh Towers to try to repair the rift in Gussie Finknottle and Madeline Basset's engagement. Pop Basset and Roderick Spode (Lord Sidcup) think he is there to steal a black amber statuette for Bertie's Uncle Tom. How could things get complicated?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Avoid this recording.

    • By Ferdinand Cesarano on 08-31-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Tangled Skein

    • By: David Stuart Davies
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    In The Tangled Skein, author David Stuart Davies accomplishes a creative coup by arranging the fateful meeting of two of literature's most resilient characters: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Bram Stoker's Count Dracula.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Hmmm?!

    • By Jim on 04-11-07

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Inexperienced Ghost

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    You know how stuffy those English men's clubs are: "right sort of chap, and all that rot." Now imagine that the very worst sort of interloper forced his way into the exclusive club - a ghost who refuses to leave. And even worse, a ghost who was a failure in life and a failure in his haunting. David Ian Davies offers an enchanting one-man performance of this otherworldly tale.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • A Dog's Tale

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mark Twain's story, told from the standpoint of a courageous and loving she-dog, was first published in 1903. The story, by turns both funny and heartbreaking, begins with a description of her life as a puppy. As she grows, she is sold, then takes a mate and has a puppy, and her master and mistress have their first child. Her motives are misunderstood when she saves their baby from a fire and she is cruelly beaten....

    Regular price: $3.47

    • Rip Van Winkle

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    In this delightful Washington Irving tale, after Van Winkle drinks to excess on the sly, he stumbles his way into the woods and falls into a deep sleep beneath a tree. He awakens to find it is 20 years later - and the American Revolution has occured as he slept!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • David Ian Davies is one voice sounding like many!

    • By Jacobus on 10-18-11

    Regular price: $4.87

    • The Sherlock Holmes Collection

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    This wonderful collection of Sherlock Holmes' adventures, performed by David Ian Davies, includes "Mystery Of The Noble Bachelor," "The Darlington Substitution Scandal," "The Adventure Of The Golden Pince Nez Doyle" and more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible

    • By Jason Romney on 04-16-04

    Regular price: $15.95

    • The Mixer

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    A story from a dogs point of view. A mongrel and street dog. A real Mixer. Why is this man teaching you to behave against your instinct.

    Regular price: $5.24

    • The Man Who Would Be King

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Rudyard Kipling's tale of two scruffy adventurers, Carnehan and Dravot, determined to leave India and rule the pagan tribes of another land as kings. But their quest does not end as they had plotted, and Carnehan returns to the narrator's newspaper office two years later in rags, to recount their victories and sudden fall -- Dravot's quite literally -- from their positions of glory.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This reading is unintelligibile

    • By M. Leavell on 03-19-18

    Regular price: $5.57

    • The Adventure of the Yellow Face

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Whose is the face at the upstairs window, "livid, deadly yellow, and with something set and rigid about it, which was shockingly unnatural?"

    Regular price: $3.49

    • The Selfish Giant

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    When the Giant's away, the children will play. That's what happens in Oscar Wilde's classic tale The Selfish Giant. Kids of all ages will love listening to this lively performance and will unwittingly learn an important lesson about selfishness and overcoming adversity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Triumph!

    • By JimmyRae on 02-12-08

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Man with the Twisted Lip

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Holmes' search for Neville St. Clair has lead him to the opium dens of Upper Swandam Lane, where the 'disappearance' of many souls in this vile alley is a sobering fact of life. Not simply those whose lives are consumed and cast into perdition by the drug, but sudden, violent exits from the mortal plane at the hands of others. St. Clair's distraught wife has seen him here in one of the dens, but he has vanished just as suddenly. Police have found his clothes and bloodstains upon an open windowsill.

    Regular price: $3.49

    • An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge

    • By: Ambrose Bierce
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The time is the American Civil War: Southern plantation-owner Peyton Farquahr has been condemned to death for spying against the Union cause. As he prepares to be hanged from the Owl Creek Bridge, Farquahr morosely contemplates his fate and fondly recalls his loving wife.

    Regular price: $3.49

    • The Adventure of the Three Garridebs

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The Adventure of the Three Garridebs: A perplexing mystery involving the search for three men with the surname of Garrideb in order to claim an eccentric American’s $15 million estate.

    Regular price: $4.99

    • The Rubaiyat

    • By: Omar Khayyam
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The ethereal words of the great thinker Omar Khayyam will echo through time eternal. The poet's profound and magical thoughts will blend into your consciousness and you will be transported into a different realm. David Davies captures the essence of this unusual poem in a remarkable reading.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Michael MacLiammoir's rendition is far superior

    • By Joseph M. on 07-10-10

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders

    • By: Mr. Barry Day
    • Narrated by: Mr. David Ian Davies
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    At Oxford they jokingly called themselves The Seven Sinners. Now, 30 years later, they are being murdered - each in the manner of his particular 'sin'. Who is doing it and what is the connection with the twin serpents, the mysterious Emerald Lady and the holy Book of Kor? Holmes and Watson -with the aid of their new friend, Professor Challenger - must race against time and the killer...before one of the victims becomes his brother, Mycroft.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor substitute for the original Conan Doyle

    • By g on 09-10-12

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Sherlock Holmes: The Way of All Flesh

    • By: Daniel Ward
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Sherlock Holmes is called in to investigate when the body of an Italian diplomat is discovered in the River Thames, his torso horrifically mutilated. Fearing the political repercussions - the diplomat being in London to initiate talks regarding a secret naval treaty between the two nations - the Government entrust Holmes with the delicate task of uncovering the truth behind the brutal murder. Events take a shocking turn, however, when a young solicitor is found slain in the East End, his body similarly mutilated.

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Bontsha the Silent

    • By: Issac Leib Peretz
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This lovely narrative tells the story of the soul of a quiet man who never hurt another human being, never complained even when he was hurt or humiliated by others, as it enters the Heavenly Court of Judgment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An insignifican man on earth

    • By shirley on 07-22-14

    Regular price: $5.24

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