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    • The Great British Short Story Collection

    • Autor: Barry Pain, E. F. Benson, Stacy Aumonier, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 32 Std. und 12 Min.
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    A gripping collection of over 50 of the greatest short stories written by great British writers. 1."The Missing Years" by Barry Pain, 2. "His Brother's Keeper" by W. W. Jacobs, 3. "A Madman's Manuscript" by Charles Dickens, 4. "The House of Cobwebs" by Barry Pain, 5. "Old Fags" by Stacy Aumonier, 6. "A Long-Ago Affair" by John Galsworthy, 7. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey, 8. "The Dabblers" by W. F. Harvey, 9. "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain

    Regulärer Preis: 133,95 €

    • Horror Stories

    • Tales of Ghosts, Curses, Mummies, and Zombies
    • Autor: Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, Wilkie Collins, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 20 Std. und 20 Min.
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    A spine-tingling collection of weird and wonderful horror stories, featuring ghosts, curses, strange phenomena, ghouls, black magic, and demonic apparitions. Do you dare to listen?

    Regulärer Preis: 58,95 €

    • The Best of British Short Stories

    • Autor: Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Stacy Aumonier, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 20 Std. und 12 Min.
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    A fascinating collection of tales from some of Great Britain's finest classic authors.

    Regulärer Preis: 57,95 €

    • Armistice Day

    • Autor: Stacy Aumonier
    • Sprecher: Gordon Griffin
    • Spieldauer: 54 Min.
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    A story from The Prisoner’s Defence, a collection of First World War short stories. Armistice celebrations are depicted as a time for jubilation and euphoria in this short story with romance, the breakdown of class barriers and the thawing of relations with the enemy.

    Regulärer Preis: 2,95 €

    • One Law for the Rich

    • Autor: Stacy Aumonier
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 10 Min.
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    Stacy Aumonier was a British writer best known for his outstanding short stories. Nobel Prize-winner John Galsworthy described Aumonier as 'one of the best short story writers of all time' and predicted that he would 'outlive all the writers of his day'. 'One Law for the Rich' is the tale of two brothers, one a rich and successful businessman, the other a poor man whose business only just makes ends meet. At a cousin's funeral, both men catch a stinking cold. One is able to afford the best doctors and medicines London can provide...the other must rely on home remedies. But how will each invalid fare?

    Regulärer Preis: 1,95 €

    • The Deserter

    • Autor: Stacy Aumonier
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 52 Min.
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    Stacy Aumonier (1877-1928) was a British writer best known for his outstanding short stories. Nobel Prize-winner John Galsworthy described Aumonier as "one of the best short story writers of all time" and predicted that he would "outlive all the writers of his day." Aumonier wrote over 85 short stories in his lifetime. He has been described as the "British Maupassant" owing to his captivating plots and his ability to create complex characters with just a few lines of carefully selected prose.

    Regulärer Preis: 9,95 €

    • Stories of Duels, Trials, Bets and Dares

    • Autor: J. S. Fletcher, Barry Pain, Stacy Aumonier, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 53 Min.
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    An enthralling collection of strange stories where characters are challenged to do something completely out of the ordinary. The Earl, the Warder and the Wayward Heiress by J. S. Fletcher, The Giraffe Problem by Barry Pain, The Man who Stole a Meeting House by John Townsend Trowbridge, The Box Tunnel by Charles Reade, A Lucky Number by S. B. Hale, The Brown Wallet by Stacy Aumonier, The Bet by Anton Jacobs

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €

    • The Great Short Story Collection

    • 66 Classic Gems of the Short Story Genre
    • Autor: Barry Pain, O. Henry, Charles Dickens, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 26 Std. und 22 Min.
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    The short story is considered to be one of the most challenging genres because of the need for compact plotlines and the ability to conjure up atmosphere and character in a few sentences and to engage the reader instantly. This collection presents 66 of the greatest examples of the genre - many of them well known, some hidden literary treasures, all of them exquisite examples of the short story at its finest.

    Regulärer Preis: 80,95 €

    • Tales of Murder and Mayhem

    • 40 Classic Short Stories
    • Autor: E. F. Benson, O. Henry, W. F. Harvey, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 21 Std. und 23 Min.
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    1. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey 2. "A Madman’s Manuscript" by Charles Dickens 3. "The Hair" by A. J. Alan 4. "My Favourite Murder" by Ambrose Bierce 5. "Cannibalism in the Cars" by Mark Twain 6. "Gabriel-Earnest" by Saki 7. "The Pistol Shot" by Alexander Pushkin 8. "The Mark of the Beast" by Rudyard Kipling 9. "At the Farmhouse" by E. F. Benson 10. "The Parasite" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 11. "The Murder of the Mandarin" by Arnold Bennett 12. "Moon’s Gibbet" by Egerton Castle 13. "Query" by Seamark

    Regulärer Preis: 69,95 €

    • Masterpieces of Murder

    • Intriguing and Unusual Crime Stories
    • Autor: G. K. Chesterton, Edgar Allan Poe, A. J. Allan, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 20 Min.
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    A fascinating collection of intriguing and unusual classic murder stories by some of the masters of mystery and crime writing.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • Twenty Strange Stories

    • Uncanny and Bizarre Tales
    • Autor: O. Henry, Jerome K. Jerome, G. K. Chesterton, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 37 Min.
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    A wonderful selection of some of the most bizarre and unsettling stories ever written.

    Regulärer Preis: 24,95 €

    • Masterpieces of Mystery

    • Autor: G. K. Chesterton, O. Henry, A. J. Alan, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 44 Min.
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    A gripping collection of mystery stories, strange tales and horrible crimes: 'The Perfect Murder', by Stacy Aumonier; 'The Magic Casket', by F. Austin Freeman; 'The Shadow of the Shark', by G. K. Chesterton; 'The Marionettes', by O. Henry; 'Charles', by A. J. Alan; 'Moon's Gibbet', by Egerton Castle; 'The Severed Hand', by Wilhelm Hauff; 'The Man with the Watches', by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; 'The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace', by G. F. Forrest; 'My Adventure at Chislehurst', by A. J. Alan; 'Blackmail', by John Galsworthy.

    Regulärer Preis: 27,95 €

    • The Perfect Murder

    • Autor: Stacy Aumonier
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 43 Min.
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    Stacy Aumonier was a British writer, best known for his outstanding short stories. Nobel Prize-winner John Galsworthy described Aumonier as "one of the best short story writers of all time" and predicted that he would "outlive all the writers of his day." Aumonier wrote over 85 short stories in his lifetime. He has been described as the "British Maupassant" owing to his captivating plots and his ability to create complex characters with just a few lines of carefully selected prose.

    Regulärer Preis: 9,95 €

    • Short Stories of the Great War

    • The First World War in Short Fiction
    • Autor: John Buchan, Sapper, Stacy Aumonier, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 19 Min.
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    A fascinating collection of short stories by great writers that examine aspects of the first world war, from action in the trenches, to the psychological impact of war on individuals and their relationships, to heroic adventure stories, to ghosts and war graves. A wonderful collection!

    Regulärer Preis: 28,95 €

    • Uncommon Stories

    • Autor: Wilkie Collins, Arthur Conan Doyle, Stacy Aumonier, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 20 Std. und 19 Min.
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    A captivating anthology of some of the more unusual short stories written by well-known classic writers. 1. "A Witch in the Peak" by R. Murray Gilchrist. 2. "War" by Sherwood Anderson. 3. "Self-Help" by W. W. Jacobs. 4. "The Wolf" by Guy de Maupassant. 5. "Makes the Whole World Kin" by O. Henry. 6. "The Stone Dragon" by R. Murray Gilchrist. 7. "The New Englander" by Sherwood Anderson. 8. "Berenice" by Edgar Allan Poe. 9. "The Man with the Watches" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 10. "The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace" by G. F. Forest.

    Regulärer Preis: 59,95 €

    • One Thing Leads to Another

    • Autor: Stacy Aumonier
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 36 Min.
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    Stacy Aumonier's classic tale tracking a series of initially mundane events which trigger a series of ever-more-extraordinary happenings. A father, scolding his son for stealing apples, throws a piece of bacon rind out of the window, sparking a chain of events which bring down the government.

    Regulärer Preis: 5,95 €

    • Unusual Short Stories

    • Autor: Mark Twain, Guy de Maupassant, Stacy Aumonier, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 20 Std. und 54 Min.
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    Fifty unusual and enchanting short stories.

    Regulärer Preis: 58,95 €

    • The Brown Wallet

    • Autor: Stacy Aumonier
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 46 Min.
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    Giles is out of work and deep in debt after being cheated by a business partner. He is desperate to find a way to support his wife Eleanor and his daughter Anna, but he has no obvious marketable skills or talents. His one wealthy relative lends him tiny sums, and is so unpleasant over it that Giles scarcely dares borrow more. Then one day, Giles finds a wallet packed with banknotes in the back of a taxi.

    Regulärer Preis: 7,95 €

    • The Room

    • Autor: Stacy Aumonier
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 30 Min.
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    James Wilbraham Waite is living in a bedsit in Praxton Street, London, and feels trapped. Trapped by his life, his job...and particularly by the depressing room he rents. He sees it as his personal hell. His only escape is through reading books and imagining adventures. When he unexpectedly inherits a substantial sum of money from an uncle in Canada, he resolves to take off and live his dream.... He wants to experience life in the desert.

    Regulärer Preis: 3,95 €

    • Great Classic Ghost Stories

    • Autor: Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Lord Halifax, und andere
    • Sprecher: Cathy Dobson
    • Spieldauer: 20 Std. und 9 Min.
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    A superb collection of classic ghost stories from the world's great storytellers. 1. "Lot No. 249" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 2. "The Phantom Rickshaw" by Rudyard Kipling. 3. "The Haunted Dolls’ House" by M. R James. 4. "Ligeia" by Edgar Allan Poe. 5. "The Monkey’s Paw" by W. W. Jacobs. 6. "The Finest Story in the World" by Rudyard Kipling. 7. "The Apparition of Mrs. Veal" by Daniel Defoe. 8. "Metzengerstein" by Edgar Allan Poe. 9. "They" by Rudyard Kipling. 10. "Labadoyere’s Doom" by Lord Halifax. 11. "Lost in a Pyramid" by Louisa May Alcott. And more...

    Regulärer Preis: 29,95 €

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