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in Classics

  • Sign of Four

    Sign of Four

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Classic Fiction
    Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Duration: 04:26:00

    Sherlock Holmes is bored and case-less, and relieving his boredom by alternating morphine and cocaine. Enter the charming Miss Mary Morstan, with whom Watson is instantly smitten. She requests the assistance of Holmes and Watson to solve the mysterious disappearance of her father, and the subsequent ... [ more ]

  • Golden Mean

    Golden Mean

    Genre: History,Fiction,Literature,Philosophy,Historical Fiction,Ancient Civilizations,Classics,Novels,Juvenile Fiction,General
    Author: Annabel Lyon
    Duration: 09:16:00

    Annabel Lyon crafts prose that has been nominated for a slew of awards and earned her a reputation as a deftliterary stylist. In Lyon's novel The Golden Mean, a Scotia Giller Prize finalist, Aristotle narrates his time spent mentoring King Philip's son, the boy who would become known for all of hist ... [ more ]

  • Adventure Collection

    Adventure Collection

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    Author: Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, Howard Pyle, Jonathan Swift, Robert Louis Stevenson
    Duration: 40:28:00

    This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations. Gulliver’s Travels is Jonathan Swift’s comic tale of an Englishman who journeys to four fantastical and exotic lands filled with unforgettable char ... [ more ]

  • Cabinet of Doctor Caligari

    Cabinet of Doctor Caligari

    Genre: Horror,Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Dark Fantasy & Monster,Classics,Psychological,Horror,Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Dark Fantasy & Monster,Classics,Psychological
    Author: Yuri Rasovsky
    Duration: 01:09:00

    Inspired by a 1919 silent film, this chilling adaptation of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari won the Independent Publisher Award in 1998 for best direct-to-audio production. John De Lancie stars as a young man who visits a fair one night with his friend and girlfriend. Entering Dr. Caligari's tent, they ... [ more ]

  • Wind in the Willows

    Wind in the Willows

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Kenneth Grahame
    Duration: 06:00:00

    The Wind in the Willows is a book for those who keep the spirit of youth alive in them; of life, sunshine, running water, woodlands, dusty roads, winter firesides, wrote Kenneth Grahame of his timeless tale of Rat, Mole, Badger, and Toad, in their lyrical world of gurgling rivers and whispering reed ... [ more ]

  • Classics of Childhood, Vol. 3: A Christmas Collection

    Classics of Childhood, Vol. 3: A Christmas Collection

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Various Authors
    Duration: 04:51:00

    Blackstone Audio presents another of its popular collections of childhood classics read by celebrity narrators. This time all the stories are centered around Christmas. Included are 'The Little Match Girl' read by Robby Benson, 'Waldo, Tell Me about Christmas' read by Ral ... [ more ]

  • Coming up for Air

    Coming up for Air

    Genre: Fiction,Classics
    Author: George Orwell
    Duration: 08:27:00

    George Bowling, an insurance salesman, hits middle age and feels impelled to come up for air from his life of quiet desperation. With seventeen pounds he has won at a race, he steals a vacation from his wife and family and pays a visit to Lower Binfield, the village where he grew up, to fish for car ... [ more ]

  • Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Hugh Lofting
    Duration: 07:46:00

    The good Doctor Dolittle, accompanied by his animal friends, sets sail once again on an amazing voyage. The jolly party meets with more adventures than they had anticipated, including surviving a shipwreck, exploring a floating island and journeying undersea with the Great Glass Sea-snail. ... [ more ]

  • Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer Among the Indians

    Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer Among the Indians

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Literature,Classics
    Author: Mark Twain, Lee Nelson
    Duration: 07:48:00

    In 1885, while The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was becoming one of the best-selling American classics of modern times, Mark Twain began this sequel in which Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer, and Jim head west on the trail of two white girls kidnapped by Sioux warriors. Fifteen thousand words into the work, ... [ more ]

  • Black Tulip

    Black Tulip

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Alexandre Dumas
    Duration: 08:09:00

    Alexandre Dumas's novels are notable for their suspense and excitement, their foul deeds, hairsbreadth escapes, and glorious victories. In The Black Tulip, the real hero is no musketeer but a flower. The novel, a deceptively simple story, is set in Holland in 1672 during the amazing tulipmania ... [ more ]

  • Good Soldier

    Good Soldier

    Genre: Fiction,Classics
    Author: Ford Madox Ford
    Duration: 07:21:00

    The Good Soldier is a story about the complex social and sexual relationships between two couples—one English, one American—and the growing awareness of American narrator John Dowell of the intrigues and passions behind their orderly Edwardian façade. It is Dowell's attitude—his pu ... [ more ]

  • Camille: or, The Lady of the Camellias

    Camille: or, The Lady of the Camellias

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics
    Author: Alexandre Dumas
    Duration: 08:01:00

    Men of great wealth bought her love. She gave it to only one. Marguerite Gautier, the greatest beauty in Paris, was known to all as the Lady of the Camellias because she was never seen without her favorite flowers. She was luxuriously kept by the richest men in France, who thronged to her boudo ... [ more ]

  • Little Men

    Little Men

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Louisa May Alcott
    Duration: 10:21:00

    Since starting an informal school at Plumfield, Jo and Professor Bhaer provide a haven for poor orphaned boys who thrive on warmth, goodness, and the affectionate interest of the March and Bhaer families. Sometimes it's difficult to tame the wild manners and spirits of boys who have had no nurturing ... [ more ]

  • Circular Staircase

    Circular Staircase

    Genre: Fiction,Classics
    Author: Mary Roberts Rinehart
    Duration: 08:53:00

    This is the story of how a middle-aged spinster lost her mind, deserted her domestic gods in the city, took a furnished house for the summer out of town, and found herself involved in one of those mysterious crimes that keep our newspapers and detective agencies happy and prosperous. So begins The C ... [ more ]

  • McTeague

    McTeague

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Frank Norris
    Duration: 14:14:00

    Few works have captured the seamy side of American urban life with such graphic immediacy as Frank Norris's McTeague. Heredity and environment play the role of fate in this portrayal of human degradation in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. McTeague, a strong but stupid dentist, marries Trina, ... [ more ]

  • Portrait of a Lady

    Portrait of a Lady

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Henry James
    Duration: 22:54:00

    An American heiress newly arrived in Europe, Isabel does not look to a man to furnish her with destiny; instead she desires, with grace and courage, to find it herself. Two eligible suitors approach her and are refused. She then becomes utterly captivated by the languid charms of Gilbert Osmond. ... [ more ]

  • Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero

    Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Henryk K. Sienkiewicz
    Duration: 22:11:00

    Written nearly a century ago and translated into over 40 languages, this masterpiece of historical fiction is one of the best-selling novels in history and the inspiration for the MGM motion picture of 1951. An epic of love and courage in Nero's time, it illustrates the conflict of moral ideas withi ... [ more ]

  • Last Cavalier: Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-Hermine in the Age of Napoleon

    Last Cavalier: Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-Hermine in the Age of Napoleon

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Alexandre Dumas
    Duration: 35:43:00

    Hector, Count de Sainte-Hermine, fought for the Royalists during the French Revolution. Freed from prison by Napoleon but forced to serve in his imperial forces, Hector, in profound despair, flings himself into a series of daring escapades as he courts death fearlessly. But his destiny lies always w ... [ more ]

  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 15:49:00

    With the publication of this fiercely comic second novel, Charles Dickens's eminent literary reputation was firmly established. Oliver Twist is the story of a workhouse orphan captured and thrust into a den of thieves, where some of Dickens's most infernal villains preside: the Artful Dodger, Bil ... [ more ]

  • Wizard Of Oz

    Wizard Of Oz

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: L. Frank Baum
    Duration: 03:58:00

    This, the complete unabridged original tale that provided us with the beloved classic movie, is also a great modern fairy tale. Dorothy, her dog Toto, the Tin Woodsman, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion endure in the hearts of children and adults alike. ... [ more ]