A Whisper in the Dark

A Whisper in the Dark

by Louisa May Alcott (Author), various narrators (Narrateur), Cassandra Campbell (Narrateur), Stefan Rudnicki (Narrateur), Nicholas Guy Smith (Narrateur), Susan Hanfield (Narrateur)
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From the author of Little Women comes a collection of gothic, romantic, and spellbindingtales guaranteed to surprise and delight.

This collection represents the best of Alcott'sadult oeuvre. The stories in this volume display dramatic intensity andthrilling, suspenseful plots that show Alcott to be a complex and passionatewriter. Listeners will discover within this maelstrom of murder, deceit,obsessive desire, treachery, duplicity, and betrayal that love and honor canstill conquer all.

The book takes its title from the tale "A Whisper inthe Dark," arguably Alcott's gothic masterpiece, a story of imperiledinnocence. Also featured are "The Mysterious Key and What It Opened," "The Abbot's Ghost; or, Maurice Treherne's Temptation: A Christmas Story," "La Jeune; or, Actress and Woman," "Ariel: A Legend of the Lighthouse," and "The Skeleton in the Closet."

Book details

Claire Bloom (Other contributor), Gabrielle de Cuir (Other contributor)
Publication date
December 16, 2014
File size
927 MB