Fifty Tales of Mystery and Adventure

  • by Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, E. F. Benson, Barry Pain, W. F. Harvey, W. W. Jacobs, Hugh Walpole
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 30 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A gripping collection of the very best classic mystery and adventure stories.

1. "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain
2. "The Perfect Crime" by Seamark
3. "The Well" by W. W. Jacobs
4. "The Tea-Leaf" by Edgar Jepson and Robert Eustace
5. "The Step" by E. F. Benson
6. "The Queer Feet" by G. K. Chesterton
7. "The Beast with Five Fingers" by W. F. Harvey
8. "The Enemy" by Hugh Walpole
9. "An Impromptu Dance" by A. J. Alan
10. "The Red-Headed League" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
11. "The Wedding Guest" by Guy Boothby
12. "Caterpillars" by E. F. Benson
13. "Juxtapositions" by Stacy Aumonier
14. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey
15. "Lost in a Pyramid" by Louisa M. Alcott
16. "A Joy Ride" by A. J. Alan
17. "Afterward" by Edith Wharton
18. "His Brother’s Keeper" by W. W. Jacobs
19. "Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty" by Stacy Aumonier
20. "The Gold Bug" by Edgar Allan Poe

And 30 other riveting tales.


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Customer Reviews

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I was excited about this collection, but I could not get past the narrator. Her pace and inflection led me to focus on her voice and style of narration at the expense of the stories. I couldn't get past it, and ended up quitting this book after only a couple of tales.
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- Mathew

Great stories, performance grating

Love the stories. Narrator drives me nuts. Have heard English accents before,(I'm a Yank) but I don't know if this is a regional one but have never heard so many words pronounced so oddly. For me the voice is grating. However the reading is quite good and animated without the affectation of trying to create voices for each character which so often detracts from a reading. Overall it's worth 4 stars even so.
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- Denise J.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-09-2015
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks