"Her arms rested on a table beside her, and her head on her hands; but her face was turned full forward, and her eyes met those of the spectator bewilderingly."
One day, a man who has recently enherited his aunt's house, discovers a portait of a woman in the attic. He brings it downstairs and becomes so infatuated by the woman it portrays that he prays she will come to life. By some mysterious power she does, and he learns that the two of them have a daunting history. But how far will he go for the woman he loves?
Beautiful and creepy, 'The Ebony Frame' is a haunting short story for fans of Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'.
E. Nesbit (1858–1924) was an English author, poet and political activist. She started writing in order to support the woman her husband had impregnated, but soon earned fame and succes as an author of children's books.
B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.