Classic Short Stories: v. 2

Classic Short Stories: v. 2

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This boxed set of audiocassettes contains a second volume of contributions from various authors and various kinds of stories, such as love, Kipling, ghosts, mystery, Buchan and science fiction. The stories are read by several different readers. No stories are duplicated from volume 1.show more

Product details

  • Audio cassette
  • Canongate Books Ltd
  • CSA Word
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1873859988
  • 9781873859988

Table of contents

Cassette 1 Rudyard Kipling's "Plain Tales from the Hills" read by Martin Jarvis: "His Wedded Wife"; "The Bisara of Pooree"; "Watches of the Night"; "The Broken-Link Handicap"; "A Bank Fraud"; "Miss Yougal's Sais". Cassette 2 Classic Love stories: "Angela", W.S. Gilbert read by Martin Jarvis; "The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion", Thomas Hardy read by Martin Jarvis; "The Singing Lesson", Katerine Mansfield read by Rosalind Ayres; "Perilous Play", Louisa May Alcott read by Rosalind Ayres. Cassette 3 Classic ghost stories read by Richard Pasco: "Narrative of the Ghost of the Hand", J. Sheridan Le Fanu; "To Be Taken With a Grain of Salt", Charles Dickens; "The Tell-Tale Heart", Edgar Allan Poe; "Gabriel-Ernest", Saki (H.H. Munroe; "The Furnished Room", O. Henry. Cassette 4 Classic tales of mystery and the supernatural read by Robin Bailey: "The Werewolf", Frederick Maryat; "The Mezzotint", M.R. James; "The Black Cat", Edgar Allan Poe. Cassette 5 Selected stories of John Buchan read by Iain Cuthbertson: "'Divus' Johnston"; "The Black Fishers"; "On Cademuir Hill"; "Ship to Tarshish". Cassette 6 Classic science fiction stories read by Nicky Henson: "Dr Heidegger's Experiment", Nathaniel Hawthorne; "A Thousand Deaths", Jack London; "a Tale of Negative Gravity", Frank R. Stockton.show more