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Publisher's Summary

A rich and varied collection of classic short stories by British writers:


'Quality' by John Galsworthy
'The Mark on the Wall' by Virginia Woolf
'The Horse Dealer’s Daughter' by D. H. Lawrence
'The Ticking of the Clock' by Louisa Baldwin
'The Fiddler of the Reels' by Thomas Hardy
'The Return' by R. Murray Gilchrist
'Kew Gardens' by Virginia Woolf
'Seashore Macabre' by Hugh Walpole
'Satan’s Circus' by Eleanor Smith
'The Coffin Merchant' by Richard Middleton
'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray
'The Tiger' by Hugh Walpole
'The Ghost Ship' by Richard Middleton
'The Umbrella' by Arnold Bennett
'A Tiger’s Skin' by W. W. Jacobs
'Odour of Chrysanthemums' by D. H. Lawrence
'The Deserter' by Stacy Aumonier
'Lilac' by Hugh Walpole
'A Thread of Scarlet' by J. J. Bell
'The Whistle' by Hugh Walpole

Plus over 25 more great short story classics.
Public Domain (P)2015 Red Door Audiobooks
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By alan cameron on 04-16-17

narration completely detracts. couldn't finish it.

narration is awful and completely detracts from some good stories. very disappointed. I should have returned this book straight away.

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By Anna Spencer on 04-21-17

Some good, others not so interesting.

I enjoyed some of the stories in this collection, but found myself being lulled to sleep by the narrator's unvaried and rather sing-song voice. I feel that another narrator could have done more justice to these classic short stories. Cathy Dobson does, however, succeed in voicing the various characters

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