The Haunting of Toby Jugg

  • by Dennis Wheatley
  • Narrated by Nick Mercer
  • 14 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

How is it that during the past hundred years so little interest has been taken in the Devil's activities? The Haunting of Toby Jugg suggests an answer. Woven into a tale of modern love and courage, of intrigue, hypnotism and Satan-worship, it propounds a theory that under a new disguise the Devil is still intensely active - that through his chosen emissaries he is nearer than ever before to achieving victory in his age-old struggle to become, in fact, as well as in name, the Prince of this World.

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Dennis Wheatley's Suspense Horror Classic

What made the experience of listening to The Haunting of Toby Jugg the most enjoyable?

The book is written in the first person so whoever reads it is telling the story as if they are Toby Jugg - and the character is only 20 years old.

Nick Mercer's accent is indistinct – but has a more northern roundness than you would expect with a Dennis Wheatley novel. I quickly accepted him as Toby Jugg. Nick Mercer’s higher pitch gives him a young sounding voice, and as I don’t know Nick Mercer I can picture a young Toby Jugg telling the story. Also the character of Toby Jugg has working class roots in Sheffield, he was educated in Cumbria and is now living in Wales so Mercer’s accent adds to that background in his reading.

THOTJ is, to me, DW’s most frightening book and Mercer manages to inject mounting panic and fear as the suspense builds. I really enjoyed it and would recommend this particular DW reading.


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- Daz Nugent

NARRATOR MAKES BOOK TEDIOUS & BORING.

From a Dennis Wheatley novel I was expecting better things, unfortunately the narrator sounded like he had just learnt to read. He made what may have been a good story into something very tedious and very boring.
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- Mr

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-02-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios