Wicked Captain Walshawe
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Narrator Cathy Dobson
Publisher: Red Door Consulting
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales and mystery novels. He was the leading ghost-story writer of the 19th century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era.'Wicked Captain Walshawe' is a disquieting ghost story. Captain Walshawe, a dissolute rake, marries a wealthy heiress as a means to pay off his gambling debts. The marriage is an unhappy one on account if his dreadful behavior. When his wife dies, her old Irish servant casts a curse on Walshawe...which years later leads to a bizarre and totally inexplicable scene after the captain's own death.A Red Door Consulting production.
Duration: 29 minutes (00:29:08) Publishing date: 2018-02-16; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —