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These five chilling nineteenth-century ghost stories from both sides of the Atlantic include some of the best in the genre. Bierce is well-known, but To Let by B.M. Croker and The Upper Berth provide moments to tingle the spine, as does An Account of Some Strange Disturbances by Le Fanu. This collection, which is further enhanced by suitably chilling music, was originally released under the title Classic Chilling Tales III.

Disc 1

  An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street
1.   New lodgings in Aungier Street, Dublin … 00:06:28
2.   My would - be sceptical companion had his troubles too … 00:03:37
3.   I was sitting by the bedroom fire… when I heard a step … 00:10:15
4.   Tom's experiences … 00:11:35
5.   Our handmaid explains … 00:03:27
  That Damned Thing
6.   One does not always eat at the table … 00:05:54
7.   What may happen in a field of wild oats … 00:05:43
8.   A man though naked may be in rags … 00:03:16
9.   An explanation from the tomb … 00:05:05
  The Moonlit Road
10.   Statement of Joel Hetman Jnr 00:06:10
11.   Statement of Caspar Grattan 00:08:33
12.   Statement of the late Julia Hetman, through the medium Bayrolles 00:09:35

Disc 2

  The Upper Berth
1.   Somebody called for cigars … 00:03:57
2.   Passages across the Atlantic … 00:10:32
3.   I went to bed late … 00:10:55
4.   The captain was one of those splendidly tough and cheerful specimens … 00:09:13
  To Let
5.   I arrive in India 00:10:18
6.   A warning from Mrs Starkey 00:08:31
7.   Dreadful weather - thunderstorms accompanied by torrents … 00:13:27

Total Playing Time: 02:26:31

Bierce, Ambrose; Crawford, Marion; Croker, Bithia Mary; Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan

Anderson, Clare; Hagon, Garrick; Harper, Kate; Keeble, Jonathan

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NA249412

Barcode: 9789626344941

Physical Release: 12/2007

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