The House-Surgeon

  • by Rudyard Kipling
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 1 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
The House-Surgeon is a strange tale about a haunted house. Not that there is an actual ghost in evidence. Indeed, nobody has ever died in the house since it was originally built. But a strange all-pervading depression haunts the place intermittently which overwhelms its occupants.
When the current owner of the house tells the strange tale of the house to a fellow passenger, Mr. Perseus, on a trans-Atlantic steamer, he invites him down to the house to experience the horrible phenomenon himself. Mr. Perseus sets out to discover what lies behind this strange ghostless haunting.

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It's Kipling, but the narration is really poor!

You can't go wrong with Kipling. A lovely short story, but the narration is very sing-song and poorly metered. It comes in inexplicable pulses. Very distracting but doable because it's short.
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- Catherine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-05-2017
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks