Classic Halloween Ghost Story


Although every word of this story is true, I do not expect people to believe it ...

Listen to Part 1 of a classic Halloween ghost story below. You can read the text here

A young couple move to a small English village the country. Every night they visit a beautiful local church. Inside there are two marble statues. Why do these statues frighten local people? And what is the secret of the broken marble finger?

'The Marble Finger' is a retelling of the classic horror story, Man Made in Marble (1893) by Edith Nesbit (writer of The Railway Children)

The complete text -  with audio book, original version & many more resources - are included in the Classic Ghost Stories Teaching Pack (see right).

Classic Ghost Stories
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Three classic ghost stories retold by 'one of the best writers of language learner materials in English'. 


The Signalman by Charles Dickens * The Body Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson * The Marble Finger by Edith Nesbit (adapted from Man-Made-in-Marble) 


The Lawyer & the Ghost by Charles Dickens (adapted from The Pickwick Papers) * Long Black Veil (ballad with video)

Language Level:

Intermediate/Upper Intermediate/Advanced (Lawyer & Ghost) 

Age: Too scary for very young children!