"Short Stories: The Timeless Collection" features 20 well-loved and unabridged tales from the best-loved authors in the history of English literature, including the deliciously sardonic "Saki" and a brilliant semi-autobiographical tale by Charles Dickens, inspired by the railway. An array of well-known readers including Nigel Hawthorne, Martin Jarvis, Brian Cox, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. Listings: "The Windmill as I First Knew It" by Alphonse Daudet, "Boil Some Water Lots of It" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh" by Saki, "Idle Thoughts on Babies" by Jerome K. Jerome, "The Schartz-Metterklume Method" by Saki, "A Photographer's Day Out by" Lewis Carroll, "Gentlemen and Players" by E. W. Hornung, "Mrs Amworth" by E. F. Benson, "Timber" by John Galsworthy, "Into the Sun" by Robert Duncan Milne, "No 1 Branch Line The Signalman" by Charles Dickens, "The Squaw" by Bram Stoker, "The Loathly Opposite" by John Buchan, "The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe, "The Mezzotint" by M. R. James, "Angela" by W. S. Gilbert, "The Barrister's Story" by Sapper, "Jeff Peters as a Personal Magnet" by O. Henry, "Oh Whistle & I'll Come to You My Lad" by M. R.
James, and "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain.
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd