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Horror legend Christopher Lee reads the disturbing Victorian ghost stories of writer M.R. James. A century ago, it was James's habit to read one aloud by candlelight every Christmas Eve to a select group of students in his study at King's College, Cambridge. In this collection Lee tells the chilling tales 'The Stalls of Barchester', 'The Ash Tree', 'Number 13' and 'A Warning to the Curious'.Show more
Großalarm bei der Londoner Polizei: Innerhalb kürzester Zeit werden drei junge Frauen ermordet. Jedes Mal hinterlässt der Täter einen Strauß gelber Narzissen am Tatort. Oberinspektor Whiteside übernimmt die Ermittlungen. Handelt es sich um einen wahnsinnigen Einzeltäter? Oder gibt es tatsächlich eine Verbindung zur Drogenszene, wie Jack Tarling, smarter Sicherheitsexperte einer internationalen Fluggesellschaft, glaubt? Als sich schließlich ein Verdächtiger findet, kann dieser jedoch auf eindrucksvolle Weise den Verdacht widerlegen: Er wird selbst ermordet ...Show more
The story of Victor Frankenstein, a Swiss scientist, starts and ends in the frozen wastes of the Arctic. There, he tells Robert Walton, his English rescuer, about his obsessive quest to create life and its disastrous results. He has attempted to make a superhuman and succeeded in producing a terrible monster instead. The being is physically repulsive and Frankenstein, terrified by what he has done, abandons him. Neglected and uncared for, the creature turns to evil. Many of the other characters, from the angelic Elizabeth to the faithful friend Henry Clerval, innocently face their violent dooms because of Frankenstein's quarrel with his creature.Show more
Fast paced and nightmarishly vivid, this greatest of Gothic tales propels the reader into the heart of darkness from its opening pages. Stoker increases the tension and mystery of his masterpiece by setting it in the form of different journal entries and letters by various characters. Only gradually does the full horrifying picture emerge: Dracula, far from being merely an eccentric foreigner, is a threat to all mankind. But this is not discovered until it is too late for some. Storms and wolves, shipwrecks and gypsies, haunted castles and graveyards: the horrors pile up until the final moment of triumph seconds before sunset.Show more
Deep within the dark passageways and chambers of the Paris Opera House lurks one of literature's greatest creations; the mysterious masked figure now known as the Phantom of the Opera. Gaston Leorux's novel is undoubtedly one of the best suspense stories of all time, and here it is superbly unfolded by Christopher Lee in all its gripping tension.Show more
Set in Medieval times, Victor Hugo's first great novel The Hunchback Of Notre Dame is the classic story of Quasimodo the deformed bell ringer and his hopeless devotion to the beautiful gypsy girl Esmerelda. Set against the Gothic back drop of the Cathedral of Notre Dame the tragedy of human folly slowly unfolds. Christopher Lee givesShow more
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is an unusually complex novel. The reader is left guessing as to the true nature of the evil Mr Hyde, and what his hold over the benevolent Dr Jekyll may be, until almost the end. Then the truth is revealed in retrospect, by letter, and a number of baffling events are finally explained. Acting as a backcloth to the character's confusion and despair are the foggy, sinister streets of Victorian London.Show more
A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on digital audio, performed by Christopher Lee. A medium agrees to perform one last seance before retiring. But even she could not have anticipated the chain of events that it brings...Show more
A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on digital audio, performed by Christopher Lee. A man confides in a friend that he has a fear of gypsies stemming from childhood nightmares. When he sees a gypsy in a red scarf he becomes unhinged. Encapsulated in fear he doesn't listen to her warnings...Show more
A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on digital audio, performed by Christopher Lee. Sir Alington, a venerable expert of the mental condition is being pestered by the pretty, but fairly dotty Mrs. Eversleigh about the importance of the sixth sense. Soon the young man Dermot is drawn in and tells both of having something like a sixth sense, what he calls the red signal that spells danger. He is about to tell them about the last time he had the feeling, the red signal, when he stops himself, the last time he had the signal was not then, it was earlier that very evening. But how could there be danger at a simple gathering of old friends? Will the evening's entertainment of a medium bring forth whatever impending danger that Dermot senses?Show more
A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on digital audio, performed by Christopher Lee. A lawyer, a doctor and a clergyman are discussing the details of a peculiar case of a woman suffering from a multiple personality disorder. Remarkably, in an impossible feat of strength she strangled herself to death. A stranger who knew the woman overhears their conversation and reveals a disturbing truth...Show more
A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on digital audio, performed by Christopher Lee. Mrs Lancaster doesn't believe in ghosts. She moves her family into a house that has been derelict for years, unconcerned about the story of the young boy who lived there and starved to death. But her own young son is fascinated by his new friend that lives in the attic all alone...Show more
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