This is an unabridged audio recording of M R James' excellent ghost story "After Dark in the Playing Fields". Read by David Collings, this is sure to scare and delight in equal measure.
"David Collings reads wonderfully well." (The Observer)
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Worth a second listen
It is enjoyable and atmospheric, giving a picture of what might be happening in school playing fields 'after dark'.
The character of the owl.
Excellent as always
To begin with it made me confused, I had to listen a couple of times to understand it better.
There is a lot unspoken in this ghost story, much is left to the imagination.
- Ms. E. Morgan
I bought this and a number of others by the same author hoping for some good old fashioned spooky stories. This was the shortest and therefore a taster.. Can you achieve an atmospheric spooky story in 9 minutes ? .... I think "No" is the answer. I only hope that the longer stories are much better than this. Fortunately 9 minutes is not too much time to waste....
Yes - I have bought a few in a 40% discount sale, and will give a longer, better known story a chance...
Nothing. I can hear that the narrator is skilled, and look forward to a more realistic tale.
I didn't realise owls could talk......
Thank-you for your refund policy Audible. Even if I had only lost about 50p I would have felt disappointed. I only hope the others are better.....