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Tales From the Dead of Night

Howard Jacobson

Classic ghost stories from the world's best authors: just try not to think about what's lurking just out of sight From rural England to colonial India, in murky haunted mansions and under modern electric lighting, these master storytellers unfold spinetinglers which pull back the veil of everyday life to reveal the nightmares which lurk just out of sight. And as you'd expect from these writers, the stories are more than simply frightening - they're also disquieting exposures of mortality, loneliness and the human capacity for both evil and remorse. Contains ghost stories by: Ruth Rendell, M. R. James, Rudyard Kipling, Edith Wharton, E. F. Benson, E. Nesbit, Saki, W. W. Jacobs, W. F. Harvey, Hugh Walpole, Chico Kidd and LP Hartley.

Classic ghost stories from the world's best authors: just try not to think about what's lurking just out of sight From rural England to colonial India, in murky haunted mansions and under modern electric lighting, these master storytellers unfold spinetinglers which pull back the veil of everyday life to reveal the nightmares which lurk just out of sight. And as you'd expect from these writers, the stories are more than simply frightening - they're also disquieting exposures of mortality, loneliness and the human capacity for both evil and remorse. Contains ghost stories by: Ruth Rendell, M. R. James, Rudyard Kipling, Edith Wharton, E. F. Benson, E. Nesbit, Saki, W. W. Jacobs, W. F. Harvey, Hugh Walpole, Chico Kidd and LP Hartley.
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Classic ghost stories from the world's best authors: just try not to think about what's lurking just out of sight From rural England to colonial India, in murky haunted mansions and under modern electric lighting, these master storytellers unfold spinetinglers which pull back the veil of everyday life to reveal the nightmares which lurk just out of sight. And as you'd expect from these writers, the stories are more than simply frightening - they're also disquieting exposures of mortality, loneliness and the human capacity for both evil and remorse. Contains ghost stories by: Ruth Rendell, M. R. James, Rudyard Kipling, Edith Wharton, E. F. Benson, E. Nesbit, Saki, W. W. Jacobs, W. F. Harvey, Hugh Walpole, Chico Kidd and LP Hartley.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Multiple Readers

Length:

8h 6m