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A highly unsettling collection of macabre stories in which death and the dead are key themes.


"Moon’s Gibbet", by Egerton Castle
"A Strange Goldfield", by Guy Boothby
"The Withered Arm", by Thomas Hardy
"The Pistol Shot", by Alexander Pushkin
"The Premature Burial", by Edgar Allan Poe
"The Dead Hand", by Wilkie Collins
"The Famous Race Between the Hearse and the Steamroller", by Sidney Keyes
"The Masque of the Red Death", by Edgar Allan Poe
"Nine O’Clock", by Wilkie Collins
"The Queen of Spades", by Alexander Pushkin
"The Other Side", by Count Eric Stenislaus Stenbock
"The King is Dead, Long Live the King", by Mary Coleridge
"The Restless Dead", by Lord Halifax
"The Dumb Man", by Sherwood Anderson
"The Idiot", by Arnold Bennett
"The Mortal Immortal", by Mary Shelley
"Lost in a Pyramid", by Louisa M. Alcott
"They", by Rudyard Kipling
"An Idyll of London", by Beatrice Harraden
"The Monkey’s Paw", by W. W. Jacobs
"Senility", by Sherwood Anderson
"The Black Ferry", by John Galt
"The Mines of Falun", by E. T. A. Hoffmann
"The Dead", by James Joyce
"The Cord", by Charles Baudelaire
"The Child with the Bread Shoes", by Théophile Gautier
"Jenny", by Victor Hugo
Public Domain (P)2014 Red Door Audiobooks
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