Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's timeless tale of fantasy, nonsense and beautiful absurdity, narrated by Simon Hester.

The Valley of Fear

Although the least well known of the four Sherlock Holmes novels, "The Valley of Fear" is, nevertheless fascinating, not only for the excellence of the initial mystery of the...

The Man Who Was Thursday A Nightmare

To categorise Chesterton’s tale "The Man Who Was Thursday" is near impossible and ultimately fruitless. Nightmare? Dream? Allegory? It matters little; like all Chesterton’s...

The Time Machine

H.G Wells takes us on a fascinating and frightening journey forwards in time to find that the Human Race has divided into two distinct types. One, devoid of all obstacles to...

Around the World in 80 Days

The imperturbable Englishman Phileas Fogg attempts to makes an exciting journey around the World in 80 Days. By his side is the ever resourceful and faithful Passpartout and on...

Selected Short Stories by Saki

Here are 12 specially selected tales by one of the masters of this miniature art, Saki (H.H Munro). They range from the comic deception of "The Schartz Metterklume Method" to "The...

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Dr John Watson continues the chronicles of his friend Sherlock Holmes with a series of memoirs which give us further insight into the enigmatic Master Detective.In "The Yellow...

The War of the Worlds

Set against the context of the Late Victorian period H.G Wells narrative of a Martian invasion of earth creates a powerful and frighteningjuxtaposition of the past and the...

Edgar Allan Poe - Selected Tales

Edgar Allan Poe will always be associated with the macabre and mysterious. In this selection of 11 of his short stories Poe's unique voice can be heard in all its Gothic...

The Phantom of the Opera

When stripped of the musical and cinematic additions which have clung to the story over the last 100 years, Gaston Leroux's tragic tale still sounds fresh and engaging. A...

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