23 stories, all unabridged, from a diverse group of star writers and readers. A truly memorable collection with a wide appeal.
The stories in this superb collection are as follows:
Mothers and Fathers by Angela Huth, Read by Janet McTeer
Shared Credit by Frederic Raphael, Read by Martin Jarvis
The Year's Midnight by Helen Simpson, Read by Harriet Walter
A Place for Everything...
8) Under orders
10) Dead heat
The Metamorphosis begins almost comically. A man wakes up to find he has turned into an insect. But the claustrophobic, dirty room and the increasingly distressed narrator soon turn this into a tale of slow horror. Most horrifying of all is his family's reaction to his metamorphosis and their final solution to the problem.
17) Triple crown
One hundred years ago, the mightiest "unsinkable" ship began her maiden voyage to cross the Atlantic. An engineering feat eleven stories high, the Titanic contained a list of passengers collectively worth $250 million when she left port on April 10, 1912, but she would never reach her destination. The Titanic collided with an iceberg on the night of April 14, and 1,500 people died in the freezing waters as the ship met her watery grave. Spectacular...
19) Front runner
20) Good Omens
The classic collaboration from the internationally bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, soon to be an original series starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant.
?Season 2 of Good Omens coming soon!
"Good Omens . . . is something like what would have happened if Thomas Pynchon, Tom Robbins and Don DeLillo had collaborated. Lots of literary inventiveness in the plotting and chunks...