Classic Ghost Stories

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$13.70 - $23.19
UPC:
9789626344590
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Audio CD
Publication Date:
2007-10-01
Language:
english
Edition:
Unabridged

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Product Overview

These stories are designed to engender a chill in the listener which is not just due to the season. Stephen Critchlow, a characterful actor, is a collector of ghost stories and relishes putting across those slightly odd moments when things don't just seem to follow the normal process. Charles Dickens was chilling enough in his novels
- one only has to remember the entry of Magwitch in Great Expectations!
- but as a writer set deeply in the Victorian era and unashamedly a lover of the melodramatic, it comes as no surprise that one of the greatest classics of the genre was The Signalman. As a medieval scholar of a later period (1862 1936) M. R. James had a very different temperament but produced a string of classic ghost stories, of which The Mezzotint is one of the best known.

Included in Classic Ghost Stories: The Signal Man; Oh, Whistle and I ll Come To You, My Lad; The Mezzotint; To Be Taken With A Grain Of Salt; Rats

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