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Publisher's Summary

This recording contains fully dramatized versions of some the world's best-loved classic tales of horror and suspense, complete with sound effects and music. "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Time Machine" by H. G. Wells, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, and "Tales of Poe", which includes the classics "The Gold Bug", "The Fall of the House of Usher", and "The Cask of Amontillado".
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4 out of 5 stars
By Natalia on 02-12-10

Dramatic

I have been going through a short story phase recently and i stumbled upon this collection while looking for Dr.Jekkyl and Mr. Hyde. The voice actors are wonderful and the radio drama feel keeps your attention. I really enjoyed the time machine. The story itself always stuck with me as a kid and hearing it in this dramatized way made it even better. I would reccommend this download.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Daniel on 04-10-13

Patchwork and sometimes unintentionally comical

This collection is notable for the mediocre quality of the dramatisations and narration. The Sherlock Holmes presentation at the beginning, in particular is lamentable: the actors sound as if they recorded their parts totally independently of each other, Holmes is merely passable doing an impression of Basil Rathbone, Henry Baskerville is comically nasal and his acting is dire. The crowning glory: Inspector Lestrade has a heavy French accent! It's hard to conceive that an English language speaker could have made such a massive error which leads me to believe the whole production was put together in some strange jurisdiction.



I suggest the publisher spun this together from old, unused or unusable recordings from the 50s and 60s. Then put a fancy cover on it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Christopher on 09-13-15

Still under the covers

Easy listening and reminds me of my youth
With things like mystery and imagination and all the other horror shows that used to be on the TV

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