The Lair of the White Worm
The Lair of the White Worm (also known as The Garden of Evil) is a horror novel by Anglo-Irish author Bram Stoker, who also wrote Dracula. It was published in 1911.
This book centers on Adam Salton who is contacted by his great uncle in England, for the purpose of establishing a relationship between these last two members of the family. Adam travels to Richard Salton’s house in Mercia, and quickly finds himself in the center of some inexplicable occurrences. The new heir to the Caswall estate, Edgar Caswall appears to be making some sort of a mesmeric assault on a local girl. And, a local lady, Arabella March, seems to be running a game of her own, perhaps angling to become Mrs. Caswall. There is something strange about Lady March, something inexplicable and evil… (Summary from Wikipedia)
Note: This book contains racial comments that may be offensive to modern listeners.
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August 30, 2013
I listened to this enjoyable story with a pillow speaker at bed time. It was relaxing to drift further into the story.
October 24, 2012
Love this narrator. Thank you for not reading with bizarre affectations, accents, or impressions. Fantastic and highly recommended.
September 06, 2012
Quite interesting, tho the climax was short and a bit of a let down. Very well read by the narrator. The men in the story were well described, however, I felt the women were quite nondescript. I really got a feel for the landscape and neighborhood. Glad I read it.