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  • Token

    Token

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Classic Fiction
    Author: May Sinclair
    Duration: 00:28:31

    May Sinclair was the nom de plume of Mary Amelia St. Clair (1863 - 1946), a popular British writer of novels, short stories and poetry. She was also an active suffragette and spiritualist. Nowadays she is best known for her uncanny and unsettling ghost stories. The Token is a ghost story about ... [ more ]

  • Tudor Cup

    Tudor Cup

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Classic Fiction
    Author: Neil Munro
    Duration: 00:20:51

    Neil Munro (1863-1930) was a Scottish journalist, newspaper editor, author and literary critic who is now mainly known for his humorous short stories. 'The Tudor Cup' is an amusing tale based on stereotypes. Two crooked London art dealers are set on swindling an eccentric Scottish Laird of a valuab ... [ more ]

  • World's Slow Stain

    World's Slow Stain

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Classic Fiction
    Author: Ella Hepworth Dixon
    Duration: 00:26:26

    Ella Hepworth Dixon (1855 - 1932) was a British short story writer, journalist and novelist. The World's Slow Stain is the story of a reconciliation which goes catastrophically wrong. Adela Buller and Anthony Mellingham, whose love affair had ended badly ten years earlier meet again and agree to m ... [ more ]

  • Treasure Trove

    Treasure Trove

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Classic Fiction
    Author: Neil Munro
    Duration: 00:11:48

    Neil Munro (1863-1930) was a Scottish journalist, newspaper editor, author and literary critic - a serious writer but now known mainly for his humorous short stories. 'Treasure Trove' is an amusing tale of a time when a whale was beached on a Scottish island just off the coast by Tobermory. The cre ... [ more ]

  • Where their Fire is not Quenched

    Where their Fire is not Quenched

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Classic Fiction
    Author: May Sinclair
    Duration: 00:54:45

    May Sinclair was the nom de plume of Mary Amelia St. Clair (1863 - 1946), a British writer of novels, short stories and poetry and an active suffragette and spiritualist. Where their Fire is not Quenched is a highly unsettling and creepy story about an adulterous couple who are damned to continue ... [ more ]

  • Wireless

    Wireless

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Classic Fiction
    Author: Rudyard Kipling
    Duration: 00:46:47

    Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. 'Wireless' is a multilayered story set in a chemist's shop, where the nephew of the business' owner occupies a back room where he is experimenting with Marconi's new radio technology. The ... [ more ]

  • Tales of Life and Death

    Tales of Life and Death

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: Various Authors
    Duration: 11:53:02

    The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Never more so than in this collection of 30 weird and macabre tales. 'The Stolen Body' by H. G. Wells 'The Young Lady in Black' by Amyas Northcote 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton 'When I ... [ more ]

  • Adventure of the Speckled Band

    Adventure of the Speckled Band

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Duration: 01:05:49

    Sherlock Holmes and Watson are awoken early by a distraught woman desperately seeking their aid. Something is terribly wrong and she fears for her life. Upon hearing her story, Sherlock agrees and springs into action to track down and deal with the sinister Speckled Band who have killed once already ... [ more ]

  • Tragedy of Macbeth

    Tragedy of Macbeth

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 02:10:54

    Murder and madness, witches and war: My Ebook Publishing House presents a recording of Macbeth, perhaps Shakespeare's best known tragedy. Macbeth, a general in King Duncan's army, is given a prophecy by a trio of witches: he himself will become king. Fired by ambition and goaded by his ruthless wife ... [ more ]

  • Robinson Crusoe

    Robinson Crusoe

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Daniel Defoe
    Duration: 13:49:00

    Daniel Defoe's The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner (1719) is considered by many the first English novel. Based on the real-life experiences of the castaway Alexander Selkirk, the book has had a perrenial appeal among readers of all ages--especially the youn ... [ more ]

  • Treasure Island

    Treasure Island

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
    Duration: 07:28:38

    A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates' gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (185 ... [ more ]

  • House of the Vampire

    House of the Vampire

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: George Viereck
    Duration: 02:46:00

    The House of the Vampire is a 1907 novella that is a very unusual vampire story. A young writer comes under the powerful influence of a mysterious older master, who seems to have left a trail of ruined proteges in his wake. The story is as much about the nature of artistic creation as it is a chilli ... [ more ]

  • Charles Dickens Audiobook Collection: 7 Ghost & Thriller Stories

    Charles Dickens Audiobook Collection: 7 Ghost & Thriller Stories

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Novels
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 04:11:00

    Charles Dickens Seven Best Ghost and Thriller stories gives the listener a taste of Dickens without having to commit to his long novels. These stories have a depth and width quite unusual for any writer but standard for Dickens. An American narrator for easier listening. These seven are generally co ... [ more ]

  • Christmas Carol: The Story

    Christmas Carol: The Story

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 01:07:00

    Charles Dickens beloved Christmas story narrated by Bill DeWees, with his special inflection to make the story English but easily understood by Americans. Particularly nice to hear in relistenings during the holiday season and year around. ... [ more ]

  • Christmas Dinner: A Charles Dickens Story

    Christmas Dinner: A Charles Dickens Story

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 00:14:00

    A Christmas Dinner is a perfect explanation of Dickens' attitude towards the redemptive power of Christmas and the Christmas spirit. A lovely short story well worth listening to in addition to his more famous writings. ... [ more ]

  • Christmas Tree: A Charles Dickens Memory from Middle Age

    Christmas Tree: A Charles Dickens Memory from Middle Age

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 00:22:00

    Charles Dickens story from middle age looking back at what the Christmas tree had meant to him as a boy, plus the forboddings of the holiday season relating to ghost and thriller stories, ancient myths, and other such things that seem to impact people most in the Christmas season. A moderately Chris ... [ more ]

  • Dark Brown Dog: A Stephen Crane Story

    Dark Brown Dog: A Stephen Crane Story

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: Stephen Crane
    Duration: 00:16:00

    A Dark Brown Dog: A Stephen Crane Story A Dark Brown Dog is an unexpected Stephen Crane jewel. Crane is best known for three short stories, The Open Boat, thought by many to be the best short story ever written; The Blue Hotel; and The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky. Simply has recorded over 10 mor ... [ more ]

  • Faint Heart: A Fyodor Dostoyevsky Story

    Faint Heart: A Fyodor Dostoyevsky Story

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    Duration: 01:39:00

    A Faint Heart is a testament to the author's brilliant sense of style and subtle sense of psychology. Two men have a passionate and loving relationship but are not homosexuals. The narrative is about a young clerk who can not reconcile his own personal happiness at marrying a lovely young woman whil ... [ more ]

  • Great Mistake: A Stephen Crane Story

    Great Mistake: A Stephen Crane Story

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: Stephen Crane
    Duration: 00:05:42

    A Great Mistake, which is quite short, is an unexpected Stephen Crane jewel. Crane is best known for three short stories, The Open Boat, thought by many to be the best short story ever written, The Blue Hotel, and The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky. Simply has recorded over ten more stories that deserve ... [ more ]

  • Chickamauga: A Child in War

    Chickamauga: A Child in War

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Historical Fiction,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: Ambrose Bierce
    Duration: 00:18:00

    A heart rendering Civil War story about a lost boy, the aftermath of dying men crawling on the ground, and the boy being in the middle of it all, and lastly, returning to his old homestead largely destroyed. A must read for people interested in the Civil War and Americana in general. ... [ more ]