Barry Pain

Short Story Collection Vol. 059


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LibriVox readers bring you 20 short stories including lesser known works by Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson and Edgar Allan Poe, an ear…

Stories in the Dark


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This is a collection of some of Barry Pain's finest horror stories and weird fiction. - Summary by Carolin

The Octave of Claudius


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One night, Dr. Gabriel Lamb saves the life of Claudius Sandell. He takes him home and treats him excellently, nursing him back to health. Ho…

Marge Askinforit


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A rollicking parody of the Margot Asquith memoirs, in which Pain's character, Marge, beguiles us with the most personal details of her dysfu…

Eliza


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A gentle, yet deliciously humourous series of anecdotes following the life of the main character and his wife, Eliza. Full summary to follow…

The Problem Club


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The Problem Club is an infamous London Club which meets once a month to discuss a given problem. The problems have nothing to do with mathem…

Stories in Grey


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This is a collection of short stories by Barry Pain. Pain was well-known in his time for his supernatural and horror stories. This collectio…

An Exchange of Souls


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Although only lightly known as an author of horror stories, Barry Pain departs from his typical themes with 'An Exchange of Souls'. In this …

The Times' Red Cross Story Book By Famous Novelists Serving In His Majesty's Fo…


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These eighteen stories were published in 1915, in the midst of World War I. "Published For The Times' Fund For The Sick And Wounded&qu…

If Winter Don't


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Barry Pain's parody takes a sharp knife to ASM Hutchinson's best selling novel 'If Winter Comes'.We follow the professional and marital decl…

Here and Hereafter


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This is a collection of stories by Barry Pain. While not all of these fall squarely into the genre of ghost and horror story, for which the …

Stories without Tears


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This is a collection of short stories by Barry Pain, first published in 1914. While generally best-known for his horror and supernatural fic…

Three Dialogues


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Barry Pain is today best known for his ghost and horror stories, but he could also write some excellent social satire. This series of three …