Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd.
Date: June 2010
Duration: 5 hours 7 minutes
This fine collection of intelligent, unabridged short stories celebrating intriguing, interesting and sometimes inspirational men is an audio treat for young and old, male or female. A carefully compiled anthology featuring timeless tales from classic authors including Charles Dickens, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Anton Chekhov, read by a cast of acclaimed and respected authors, this compilation will be enjoyed by the whole family... for generations to come! STORY Listings: 1. Mr. Cosway and the Landlady - Wilkie Collins read by Rupert Degas 2. A School Story - M. R. James read by Martin Jarvis 3. The Poor Relation's Story - Charles Dickens read by Martin Jarvis 4. White Stockings - Edgar Wallace read by Jonathan Firth 5. The Music on the Hill - Saki read by Martin Jarvis 6. A Point of Detail - Sapper read by Jonathan Firth 7. On Cademuir Hill - John Buchan read by Iain Cuthbertson 8. Pat Hobby's Secret - F. Scott Fitzgerald read by Kerry Shale 9. My Cat Jeoffrey - Christopher Smart read by Richard Griffiths and Liza Goddard 10. The Fable of the Man with the Golden Brain - Alphonse Daudet read by Stephen Fry 11. Luck - Mark Twain read by Jonathan Firth 12.The Clock that Went Backward - Edward Page Mitchell read by Nicky Henson 13. The Dancing Partner - Jerome K Jerome read by Jonathan Firth 14. A Day in the Country - Anton Chekhov read by Martin Jarvis.