Short Cruises Audiobook, by W. W. Jacobs Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: W. W. Jacobs Narrator: Cathy Dobson Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks Audio Length: Release Date: May 2015 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: bo8f

Publisher Description

W. W. Jacobs was an English writer, famous for his humorous short stories, particularly those relating the preposterous adventures and misadventures of sailors on leave. This collection, Short Cruises, contains some of W. W. Jacobs’ most popular characters, including the night watchman at the docks in Wapping who relates the stories of his friends Ginger Dick, Sam Small, and Peter Russet.

  • “The Changeling”
  • “Mixed Relations”
  • “His Lordship”
  • “Alf’s Dream”
  • “A Distant Relative”
  • “The Test”
  • “In the Family”
  • “A Love Knot Her Uncle”
  • “The Dreamer”
  • “Angels’ Visits”
  • “A Circular Tour”

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About the Author

W. W. Jacobs (1863–1943) is considered a master of the macabre tale, mostly for his work The Monkey’s Paw, a classic horror short story. He was a master at weaving terror and suspense into scenes of everyday life. Nevertheless, his popularity in his own lifetime arose mostly due to his amusing maritime tales of life along the London docks.

About the Narrator

Cathy Dobson is the author of Planet Germany and a narrator of audiobooks.