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I love P. G. Wodehouse’s writing so much that I didn’t think it possible to enjoy it more. B.J. Harrison proved me wrong. His narration and voice acting increased my enjoyment of of these stories exponentially. He brought them to life in such an engaging and realistic way I that felt as if I were a fly on the wall of Bertie Wooster’s flat.
Audible.com Review for The P.G. Wodehouse Collection 8/27/14
I have read and listened to Pride and Prejudice so many times that I have memorized most of the dialogue. This narration is by far the best I have ever heard! It must be difficult to narrate the grating accents of Mrs Bennet but this narrator does so without causing me to flinch ….very well done !!
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William Hope Hodgson’s “The House Among the Laurels” – Free Release Through the Classic Tales Podcast
Friday's latest installment of Fear in The Classic Tales was William Hope Hodgson's "The House Among the Laurels." This story is part a chapter from a larger book called Carnacki. Carnacki is also the name of the lead character, a ghost hunter. In...
This week, B.J. and The Classic Tales continue their spooky story Halloween fest with M.R. James' ghost story "Casting The Runes."English writer M.R. James broke the mold of the Gothic ghost story by making the settings and devices much more...
This week, B.J. and The Classic Tales Podcast continue its run of scary to terrifying stories in honor of Halloween with O. Henry's "The Furnished Room." It is a dark story of search and suicide.His stories are known mostly for the plot twists, which work great...