The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

  • by H. P. Lovecraft
  • Narrated by Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
  • 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

FNH Audio presents a complete and unabridged audio book of H.P. Lovecraft’s novel "The case of Charles Dexter Ward". Charles is a young man, a young man with a passion, a driving passion, a love of the past. What starts as the curious interest of a young boy, growths up with the youth to become the obsession of the man.
His friends turn their back on him, he becomes reclusive. His few new friends are dark and mysterious, ominous even. And then... Charles starts to change. Follow the exploits of Charles' family as they try to discover the truth about what is happening to their beloved son. Feel their dread and despair as they aided by the family doctor, discover the horrifying truth.

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Narrator

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

The Narrator can hardly speak. Its almost like he whispers.


Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot?

Wayne June


Any additional comments?

The narrator ruined the experience.

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- Steffen

Droll narration.

This narrator has an exotic name and a voice akin to the crunch of dry toast. I was looking forward to listening to this book...I love Lovecraft, however there is more inflection presented within the 10 o'clock news broadcast.
I gave only one star as I couldn't make it even a quarter of the way through due to the narration.
I'm sure it's a wonderful book. I'll have to read it someday.
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- Julia

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-27-2011
  • Publisher: FNH Audio