Short Stories

  • by Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott, Saki
  • Narrated by Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Edward Hardwicke, Iain Cuthbertson, Hugh Laurie
  • 7 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

CSA Word continues its ever-popular series of classic short stories, featuring writers such as Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott and Saki, read by such respected and revered readers as Derek Jacobi, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry. Full story listings:
Old Cornille's Secret by Alphonse Daudet, Read by Stephen Fry
The Mouse by Saki, Read by Barbara Leigh-Hunt
The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe, Read by Edward Hardwicke
A Tale of Terror by Thomas Hood, Read by Patrick Malahide
The Homes of the Stars by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Read by Kerry Shale
A Thousand Deaths by Jack London, Read by Nicky Henson
Murder! by Arnold Bennett, Read by Brian Cox
The White Wolf by Guy de Maupassant, Read by Dinsdale Landen
The Mysterious Railway Passenger by Maurice Leblanc, Read by Patrick Malahide
The Cheshire Cat by Lewis Carroll, Read by Liza Goddard
'Divus' Johnston by John Buchan, Read by Iain Cuthbertson
Dick Baker's Cat by Mark Twain, Read by Richard Griffiths
The Man in the Bell by W. E. Aytoun, Read by Patrick Malahide
Home Sickness by George Moore, Read by T. P. McKenna
Spindleberries by John Galsworthy, Read by Joanna David
The Face by E. F. Benson, Read by Richard Pasco
On Being in Love by Jerome K. Jerome, Read by Hugh Laurie
The Disintegration Machine by Arthur Conan Doyle, Read by Nicky Henson
The Violet Car by E. E. Nesbitt, Read by Harriet Walter
The Patch on the Quilt Sapper, Read by Edward Fox

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cracking stories, but no table of contents!

I am surprised to find there is no table of contents or means of navigation. Surely this should easily be possible?
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- Frances

Spectacular Series

Love all these collections. Great performances, good selections of stories that aren't basic tenets of high school that will call up bad memories. Very diverse and entertaining. Been listening to them while hiking on low volume so the bears don't get me. They have greatly improved tedious long trails. Also great just sitting in an armchair.
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- andrew

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-23-2009
  • Publisher: CSA Word