Great Classic Stories

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Various Authors

Narrated By: Various Narrators

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: October 2006

Duration: 7 hours 44 minutes

Summary:

A treasure chest of the written and spoken word, this collection is read by brilliant actors who make this audio anthology a genuine treat for the listener. This audio recording includes: 

• “Reginald on House Parties” by Saki, narrated by Nigel Hawthorne
• “The Sphinx Without a Secret” by Oscar Wilde, narrated by Martin Jarvis
• “Tobermory” by Saki, narrated by Barbara Leigh-Hunt
• “On Being Idle” by Jerome K. Jerome, narrated by Hugh Laurie
• “For Better or Worse” by W.W. Jacobs, narrated by Joanna David
• “The Model Millionaire” by Oscar Wilde, narrated by T.P. McKenna
• “The Garden of Truth” by E. Nesbit, narrated by Harriet Walker
• “The Cat That Walked by Himself” by Rudyard Kipling, narrated by Liza Goddard
• “The Girl From Arles” by Alphonse Daudet, narrated by Stephen Fry
• “Mr. & Mrs. Dove” by Katherine Mansfield, narrated by Rosalind Ayres
• “Georgie Porgie” by Rudyard Kipling, narrated by Edward Fox
• “Caterpillars by E.F. Benson, narrated by Patrick Malahide
• “Lost Hearts” by M.R. James, narrated by Richard Pasco
• “Ship to Tarshish” by John Buchan, narrated by Iain Cuthbertson
• “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe, narrated by Richard Pasco
• “The Man of the Night” by Edgar Wallace, narrated by Robin Bailey
• “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, narrated by Nicky Henson
• “B-24” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, narrated by Brian Cox
• “Pat Hobby & Orson Welles” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, narrated by Kerry Shale
• “Mad” by Guy de Maupassant, narrated by Derek Jacobi
• “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe, narrated by Richard Griffiths
• “The Monkey’s Paw” by W. W. Jacobs, narrated by Patrick Malahide.

“The collection boasts performances by veteran British actors—including such audio luminaries as Derek Jacobi, Martin Jarvis, Rosalind Ayres, Stephen Fry, and the late Sir Nigel Hawthorne. The readings range from fine to superb. Not a dud in the lot.”--AudioFile

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