The Room in the Tower: An E.F. Benson Ghost Story

  • by E. F. Benson
  • Narrated by Greg Wagland
  • 0 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A recurrent dream you have goes on for years and years. Well, actually, it’s not a dream, it is, most assuredly a nightmare. Every night in sleep, you encounter the same people, you hold the same conversations, you witness the same disturbing sights and invariably you wake up in a muck sweat, screaming, believing yourself to be in the room in the tower. But it’s just a nightmare, nothing to it, nothing remotely tangible, until… This is the premise of E. F. Benson’s celebrated ghost story, ‘The Room in the Tower’. E. F. Benson is well known for his Mapp and Lucia novels but his ghost and supernatural stories are marvellous jewels, combining elegant writing and moments of blood-curdling horror. Here Greg Wagland narrates one of the best of them, for Magpie Audio.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


love this story - i listen to it over and over again! greg wagland is a great narrator, he evokes the period beautifully. he's so restrained in his reading, which is just right for these edwardian ghost stories that are very understated.
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- Amazon Customer

wasn't very good

i did not enjoy this book was hard to follow with a dissapointing ending would not reccomend this to listen to
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- june

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-11-2011
  • Publisher: Magpie Audio