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STOKER, B.: Dracula's Guest and Other Stories (Unabridged)


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STOKER, B.: Dracula's Guest and Other Stories (Unabridged)

Best known for his masterpiece of horror, Dracula, Bram Stoker wrote a number of other novels and many short stories, all on supernatural themes or filled with a physical terror reminiscent of Poe. Dracula’s Guest was originally part of the great novel, but was excised and published separately. Some of these stories, such as The Squaw, The Judge’s House and The Burial of the Rats, rank very high among classic tales of the macabre. These stories deserve to be better known for the light they shed on the enigmatic author of one of the world’s supreme literary adventures into the realm of nightmare.

Disc 1

  Dracula's Guest and Other Stories (Unabridged)
1.   Dracula's Guest 00:04:27
2.   Whilst we were talking, we heard a sort of sound between a yelp… 00:04:56
3.   With a light heart I turned down the side road through the… 00:04:34
4.   As the snow had ceased to fall, I walked out from the shelter… 00:06:29
5.   Gradually there came a sort of vague beginning of consciousness… 00:05:52
6.   'What became of it' asked the man who was holding up my head… 00:05:24
7.   The Judge's House 00:07:00
8.   After his examination of the house, Malcolmson decided to take up… 00:04:20
9.   Then it was that he began to notice for the first time… 00:08:01
10.   And so the early part of the night wore on… 00:04:28
11.   'I shall look up my friend's habitation in the morning,' said the student… 00:06:44
12.   When Malcolmson arrived home he found that it was a little… 00:07:42
13.   Looking up, however, he saw in the dim light the great rat… 00:07:43

Disc 2

  Dracula's Guest and Other Stories (Unabridged)
1.   The Squaw 00:06:41
2.   Amelia turned quite faint, and I had to lift her back from the wall. 00:06:44
3.   We were the only visitors who had entered the Torture Tower… 00:06:29
4.   When we got back to the chamber we found Hutcheson… 00:05:16
5.   The custodian must have had in him some of the blood of his… 00:03:54
6.   The Secret of the Growing Gold 00:06:39
7.   Some weeks had since passed; and it was understood… 00:06:37
8.   Geoffrey Brent seemed more happy than he had ever before… 00:06:22
9.   For reply he merely kissed her and went out, closing the door behind him. 00:06:07
10.   That very evening she came into the hall after her drive… 00:05:30
11.   The Gipsy Prophecy 00:07:53
12.   'Amen!' said Gerald. With an imperious gesture… 00:05:38
13.   Breakfast was late the next morning, but during it Joshua received… 00:05:18

Disc 3

  Dracula's Guest and Other Stories (Unabridged)
1.   He could not find a single sharp knife in the sideboard… 00:02:47
2.   The Coming of Abel Behenna 00:05:32
3.   At length there came a time which Sarah dreaded… 00:05:51
4.   During her brief walk on the hillside… 00:05:51
5.   Presently Abel looked up and caught sight of Eric's face… 00:05:50
6.   The 11th April was Saturday, so that in order to have the marriage… 00:05:53
7.   The old fisherman's weather prophecy was justified. 00:06:46
8.   The remainder of that night he passed lying on his bed… 00:04:42
9.   The afternoon of that day, when the children had left school… 00:05:33
10.   The Burial of the Rats 00:07:29
11.   As I passed along I saw behind the dust heaps a few forms… 00:05:52
12.   I was now sitting in the centre of the low hut… 00:07:11
13.   'I once lost a ring – a beautiful diamond hoop that had…' 00:04:27
14.   It was growing darker and darker; the night was coming. 00:05:25

Disc 4

  Dracula's Guest and Other Stories (Unabridged)
1.   As nonchalantly as I could I turned slightly on my stool… 00:06:02
2.   In front was a bleak, flat waste that seemed almost dead level… 00:07:02
3.   My pursuers rushed after me. Had only one of them held the rope… 00:04:54
4.   That was the first sound I had heard from human lips… 00:05:34
5.   A few of the men in front had powerful lanterns. 00:06:08
6.   A Dream of Red Hands 00:06:07
7.   When I got home I made my arrangements for the night… 00:06:13
8.   Here Jacob Settle had to pause, for something seemed to rise in… 00:06:19
9.   I listened as in a spell as Jacob Settle spoke. 00:06:52
10.   Crooken Sands 00:06:40
11.   Markam tried the dress on in his office one evening… 00:04:44
12.   It might have been that the eagle's feather… 00:05:59
13.   For a good while Mr. Markam sat and looked at the rising moon… 00:06:08

Disc 5

  Dracula's Guest and Other Stories (Unabridged)
1.   As Mr. Markam and the salmon - fisher walked together… 00:06:21
2.   It was manifest after a few days that… 00:06:34
3.   This did not in any way tend to lessen Mr. Markam's concern… 00:06:47
4.   So the two stood facing each other, as though in some weird… 00:06:38

Total Playing Time: 05:40:59

Stoker, Bram

Degas, Rupert

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA0075

Barcode: 9781843795636

Physical Release: 10/2012

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