Great Classic Ghost Stories

  • by Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe
  • Narrated by John Lee, Bronson Pinchot
  • 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This collection of short ghost stories includes some of the best-known classics in the genre, as well as some that may be new to ghost story fans. Includes: ”The Damned Thing by Ambrose Bierce, ”The Empty House" by Algernon Blackwood, ”The Consequences" by Willa Cather, ”How It Happened" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, ”A Ghost" by Guy De Maupassant, ”The Shell of Sense" by Olivia Howard Dunbar, ”Ligeia" by Edgar Allen Poe, ”The Signal-Man" by Charles Dickens, ”The Secret of the Growing Gold" by Bram Stoker, ”The Fullness of Life" by Edith Wharton, ”An Old Woman's Tale" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, ”Playing with Fire" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, ”Narrative of the Ghost of the Hand" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu; ”The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" by Edgar Allan Poe; ”My Platonic Sweetheart" by Mark Twain; and ”The Bold Dragoon (or The Adventure of My Grandfather)" by Washington Irving.

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There’s nothing to replace the old fashioned ghost story is there?

Well there really nothing that will ever replace a well told ghost story from the last century and this book though short has them all. Some of the best writers in their field with some old favourites such as ‘The Signalman’ with some I hadn’t heard before and all perfectly well told. Perfect for Halloween and because it’s audio there’s no need to put the light on thus enhancing the horror experience of a true ghost story the way it should be told. I liked it and I’d recommend it if only because the English stories were narated by English narators or at least British and the American ghost stories likewise which is more than can be said for some collections I’ve experienced where the naration is spoiled by bad accents or attempts at accents anyway. I’d read this again any time but especially on dark nights with no moon.
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- Rose

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-10-2011
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.