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  • Virginia Woolf

    A treasure chest of timeless short stories by some of the world's greatest authors Suspense and horror 1 The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire - Arthur Conan Doyle 2 The Signalman - Charles Dickens 3 Lost Hearts - MR James 4 The Sealed Room - Arthur Conan Doyle. 5 Mrs Badgery - Wilkie Collins 6 Wailing Well - MR James 7 The Open Window - Saki 8 How it happened - Arthur Conan Doyle 9 The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe 10 The Cone - HG Wells 11 A Haunted House - Virginia Woolf 12 Rats - MR James 13 The Oval Portrait - Edgar Allan Poe 14 Tarquin of Cheapside - F. Scott Fitzgerald 15 One Crowded Hour - Arthur Conan Doyle 16 The Mezzotint - MR James 17 The Masque of the Red...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Darker Side Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Volume 3. Most famous for his tales of crimes and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. The stories featured in this volume include: The Captain Of The Polestar, B.24 and The Lost Special. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine-tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal measure! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Inspired by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy De Maupassant, and Emile Gaboriau, Arthur Conan Doyle's now iconic mastermind sleuth and his companion Dr. John H. Watson redefined...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Darker Side Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Volume 4. Most famous for his tales of crimes and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. The stories featured in this volume include: The Leather Funnel, The Beetle Hunter, The Black Doctor and The Jew's Breastplate. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine-tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal measure! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Inspired by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy De Maupassant, and Emile Gaboriau, Arthur Conan Doyle's now iconic mastermind sleuth and his companion...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Darker Side Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Volume 5. Most famous for his tales of crimes and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. The stories featured in this volume include: Lot 249, The Man with the Watches, The Japanned Box and The Club Footed Grocer. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine-tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal measure! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Inspired by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy De Maupassant, and Emile Gaboriau, Arthur Conan Doyle's now iconic mastermind sleuth and his companion Dr....read more

  • Arthur Conan Doyle

    Clive Merrison stars as Holmes with Michael Williams as Watson in these twelve adventures from the unique, fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels. The twelve dramatisations are The Illustrious Client; The Blanched Soldier; The Mazarin Stone; The Three Gables; The Sussex Vampire; The Three Garridebs; The Problem of Thor Bridge; The Creeping Man; The Lion's Mane; The Veiled Lodger; Shoscombe Old Place; The Retired Colourman. These short stories are the very last ones written by Arthur Conan Doyle about his much-loved fictional detective. Holmes and Watson are faced with cases that range from the suspicious to the seemingly supernatural, and encounter...read more

  • Hesketh Pearson

    The rich life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is featured here: his work as a doctor, his novels and journalistic writings, his support of Spiritualism and his defence of fairies. This is a unique set for the 150th anniversary of his birth. After his early years in medicine, the writing talents of Arthur Conan Doyle took over. Sherlock Holmes and Professor Challenger were among his successes. David Timson, an actor and director who has read the complete Sherlock Holmes collection for Naxos AudioBooks, has compiled this commemorative collection showing the range of Conan Doyle's life and work. It includes the 2CD biography by Hesketh Pearson, The Speckled Band, an excerpt from The Lost...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Arthur Conan Doyle - The Poetry. If ever a writer needed an introduction Arthur Conan Doyle would not be considered that man. After all, Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the foremost literary detective of any age. Add to this canon his stories of science fiction and horror, his historical novels, his political campaigning, his efforts in establishing a Court Of Appeal and there is little room for anything else. Except he was also a poet. Not perhaps the finest but his distinctive voice is certainly evident amongst his lines and verses. And it's a voice worth listening too; something very different from what you might expect. So without further ado our readers, including Richard Mitchley and...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (May 22, 1859 - July 7, 1930) was a Scottish physician and author, best-known for his stories about Sherlock Holmes, considered milestones in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works included science fiction stories and fantasy novels, most notably, "The Lost World," as well as, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. The following 1930 recording is from a talk on creating Sherlock Holmes, and...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Die Erzählungen des Dr. John H. Watson Short Mystery Stories von Sir Arthur Conan Doyle / Vol. II gelesen von Alex Bolte Dieses Hörbuch versammelt einige der bekanntesten Meistererzählungen des Autors in neuer Bearbeitung und aktualisierter Übersetzung: -Das gefleckte Band ('The Speckled Band') -Der Daumen des Ingenieurs ('The Engineer's Thumb') -Der vornehme Junggeselle ('The Noble Bachelor') -Das Beryll-Diadem ('The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet') -Silberpfeil ('Silver Blaze') -Das Landhaus in Hampshire ('The Copper Beeches') Der Sprecher: Alex Bolte, Jahrgang 1972, ist gebürtiger Detmolder. Seit mehreren Jahren leiht er seine Stimme diversen Hörspiel- und...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Professor Challenger Collection includes the two most important full-length novels featuring Professor Challenger. George Edward Challenger is a fictional character in a series of fantasy and science fiction stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Unlike Conan Doyle's self-controlled, analytical character, Sherlock Holmes, Professor Challenger is an aggressive, hot-tempered, dominating figure. Like Sherlock Holmes, Professor Challenger was based on real persons - in this case, an explorer named Percy Fawcett, who was Conan Doyle's friend, and a professor of physiology named William Rutherford, who had lectured at the University of Edinburgh while Conan Doyle studied medicine...read more

  • Arthur Conan Doyle

    Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on 22nd May 1859. His childhood was blighted by his father's heavy drinking which for some years broke up the family. Fortunately, wealthy uncles were willing to support them by paying for education and clothing. He was accepted at the University of Edinburgh to study medicine and also began to write short stories the first, 'The Haunted Grange of Goresthorpe', was published in Blackwood's Magazine. Despite several other stories and some articles in the British Medical Journal his medical studies took priority.When these finished he was appointed as Doctor on the Greenland whaler 'Hope of Peterhead' in 1880 and then, after graduation, as...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Most famous for his tales of crime and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. This set contains the stories: The Horror of the Heights, The Lord of Chateau Noir, The Nightmare Room, The Ring of Thoth & The Brazilian Cat. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Most famous for his tales of crime and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. This set contains the stories: The New Catacomb, Playing with Fire, The Terror of Blue John Gap, The Case of Lady Sannox, The Brown Hand, The Los Amigos Fiasco. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Arthur Conan Doyle was the greatest genre writer Britain has ever produced. Throughout a long writing career, he drew on his own medical background, his travels, and his increasing interest in spiritualism and the occult to produce a spectacular array of Gothic tales. Many of Doyle's writings are recognized as the very greatest tales of terror. They range from hauntings in the polar wasteland to evil surgeons and malevolent jungle landscapes. This collection brings together over thirty of Conan Doyle's best Gothic tales. Darryl Jones's introduction discusses the contradictions in Conan Doyle's very public life-as a medical doctor who became obsessed with the spirit world, or a British...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    In this original pairing from Blackstone Publishing and Skyboat Media, two of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s lesser-known works, Maracot Deep and The Coming of the Fairies, are brought together for the first time. Doyle’s forays into science fiction and spiritualism prove just as engaging and imaginative as the mysteries for which he is best known. Originally serialized in the Saturday Evening Post in 1927, Maracot Deep is a tale of discovery that voyages all the way down to the deepest part of the ocean. The eccentric Professor Maracot leads an expedition team consisting of Bill Scanlan, a gruff American mechanic; and Cyrus Headley, a young zoologist, to an area he hopes will come to be...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was a British author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction. Here are two of his best stories, The New Catacomb and The...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A superb collection of stories that will enthral both young and old. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the world's great storytellers, exhibiting astounding versatility in his narration, as he ranges between science fiction (in ""When the World Screamed""), mystery and adventure (in ""The Lost Special""), horror (in ""The Leather Funnel""), action and heroism (in ""The Croxley Master"") and the ghostly occult (in ""The Brown Hand""). This outstanding collection will keep listeners on the edge of their armchairs for 10 hours of breathless excitement and suspense. * 'The Brazilian Cat' * 'The Case of Lady Sannox' * 'The Japanned Box' * 'The New Catacomb' * 'The Croxley...read more

  • Conan Doyle

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (22 mai 1859-7 juillet 1930) est un écrivain écossais, célèbre pour ses romans mettant en scène le détective Sherlock Holmes, considérés comme une innovation majeure du roman policier. Cet écrivain prolifique a également travaillé dans le domaine de la science-fiction, des romans historiques, des pièces de théâtre et de la poésie. Cette Abridged audio est faite à la manière des grands raconteurs d'histoires, qui font revivre tous les personnages en les interprétant brillamment. Les nouvelles  : L'horreur du plein ciel  : 41 minutes / L'entonnoir de cuir  : 32 minutes / Le professeur de Lea House  : 41 minutes / Le fiasco de Los Amigos  : 22...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sherlock co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss present their all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes adventures, with introductions read by Mark Gatiss. The hit BBC series Sherlock has introduced a whole new generation of fans to Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective. In this unique collection, Sherlock co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have selected their all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes adventures, providing readers a curated masterclass in crime fiction.Each of these nineteen tales, from Sherlock’s first appearance in A Study in Scarlet to the late classic The Dying Detective, is a potent mix of murder, suspense, cryptic clues, red herrings, and revenge--a...read more

  • Gertrude Atherton

    CONTENTS: 01. A Suspicious Gift [Algernon Blackwood] 02. Skeleton Lake: An Episode in Camp [Algernon Blackwood] 03. The Wood of the Dead [Algernon Blackwood] 04. A Baby Tramp [Ambrose Bierce] 05. The Damned Thing [Ambrose Bierce] 06. Dagon [H.P Lovecraft] 07. The Horror of the Heights [Arthur Conan Doyle] 08. The_Descendant [H.P Lovecraft] 09. The Cats of Ulthar [H.P Lovecraft] 10. The Evil Clergyman [H.P Lovecraft] 11. He [H.P Lovecraft] 12.The Book [H.P Lovecraft] 13. In the Vault [H.P Lovecraft] 14. Nyarlathotep [H.P Lovecraft] 15. Death and the Woman [Gertrude Atherton] 16. The Striding Place [Gertrude Atherton] 17. Hop-Frog [Edgar Allan Poe] 18. The Raven...read more