Gripping Stories

  • by Robert Louis Stevenson, Mark Twain, Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, Ambrose Bierce, James Joyce, John Buchan
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 20 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A fabulous anthology of some of the finest stories ever written.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
The Withered Arm – Thomas Hardy
The Stolen White Elephant – Mark Twain
The Jew’s Beech Tree – Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
The Phantom Rickshaw – Rudyard Kipling
The Suicide Club - Robert Louis Stevenson
The Story of the Physician and the Saratoga Trunk - Robert Louis Stevenson
The Adventure of the Hansom Cabs - Robert Louis Stevenson
The 39 Steps – John Buchan
The Monk and the Hangman’s Daughter – Ambrose Bierce
The Pavilion on the Links - Robert Louis Stevenson
The Dead – James Joyce


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Customer Reviews

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Nothing was to my Liking

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The Narrated was not up to par by a long shot. No have never listened to a book with her as one before but did not care for her at all. She to me was not interesting, in making it the book come alive.

What was most disappointing about the authors’s story?

I listened to the first one & part of the second, have read them but the telling was not enjoyable.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Sorry the book did not seem to be as one a woman would have narrated.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Well known of all the stories of the book, so did not get too far into it. I fast forwarded through the first one, was the narrator, mainly.

Any additional comments?

Just did not like the Narrator was most of it, but was not enjoying it at all.

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- Debra "Like Audio books, love to be read to. Am retired, spend a lot a time at pool so listen to music, & audio books when have them, now I will have ones I like."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-08-2013
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks