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  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    Genre: Fiction,Classics,Fiction,Classics
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 04:59:00

    The eighth novel in Naxos AudioBooks' series of the great works of Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist is Dickens' second novel. Coming shortly after The Pickwick Papers it is a thrilling study of childhood innocence thrust into the darkly comic world of Fagin, his apprentice the Artful Dodger and their g ... [ more ]

  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    Genre: Classics,Classic Fiction,Classics,Classic Fiction
    Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Duration: 03:32:00

    In this collection are four of the finest cases of Mr Sherlock Holmes, narrated by his faithful friend and admirer Dr Watson. What was the horror of The Speckled Band or the secret behind the curious legacy for men of red hair? These and other puzzles are solved by this bloodhound of a genius. ... [ more ]

  • Outdoor Chums on the Gulf; or, Rescuing the Lost Balloonists

    Outdoor Chums on the Gulf; or, Rescuing the Lost Balloonists

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Novels,Action & Adventure
    Author: Captain Quincy Allen
    Duration: 03:50:00

    The Outdoor Chums on the Gulf follows the story of Jerry, Will, Frank, and Bluff and their adventures. ... [ more ]

  • Curly and Floppy Twistytail, the Funny Piggie Boys

    Curly and Floppy Twistytail, the Funny Piggie Boys

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fantasy,Fiction,Classics,Action & Adventure
    Author: Howard R. Garis
    Duration: 03:50:00

    Curly and Floppy Twistytail is about the adventures of the two Twistytail pig brothers. ... [ more ]

  • Christmas Carol (Version 7)

    Christmas Carol (Version 7)

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 03:42:16

    The classic Christmas story of an old miser and the astonishing effect a series of ghostly visitors has upon him. This version has been read in a whisper and is perfect for night-time listening in a quiet room. The low volume is intentional! - Summary by Cori Samuel ... [ more ]

  • Touchstone

    Touchstone

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Edith Wharton
    Duration: 02:41:00

    Stephen Glennard's career is falling apart and he desperately needs money so that he may marry his beautiful fiancee. He happens upon an advertisement in a London magazine promising the prospect of financial gain. Glennard was once pursued by Margaret Aubyn, a famous and recently deceased author, an ... [ more ]

  • Slaughterhouse Five

    Slaughterhouse Five

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fantasy,Science Fiction,History,Fiction,Literature,Military,Novels,Classics
    Author: Kurt Vonnegut
    Duration: 05:55:00

    Kurt Vonnegut's absurdist classic Slaughterhouse-Five introduces us to Billy Pilgrim, a man who becomes 'unstuck in time' after he is abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore. In a plot-scrambling display of virtuosity, we follow Pilgrim simultaneously through all phases of his life, concentr ... [ more ]

  • Tess of the D'Urbervilles

    Tess of the D'Urbervilles

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Thomas Hardy
    Duration: 14:17:00

    Hardy's harrowing novel of seduction and abandonment introduced his most memorable tragic heroine, Tess, whose vivid, breathing life was remarkable even for the author: I have not been able to put on paper all that she is, or was, to me. On her morning journey to earn money for her impoverished ... [ more ]

  • Brothers Karamazov

    Brothers Karamazov

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Duration: 19:09:00

    Fyodor Dostoevsky's crowning life work, The Brothers Karamazov, stands among the greatest novels in world literature. His exploration of faith, doubt, morality, and the place of suffering in life are equaled in no other work of literature, save the Bible. The book explores the possible role of ... [ more ]

  • Sword in the Stone

    Sword in the Stone

    Genre: Fiction,Classics
    Author: Thomas Hanbury White
    Duration: 03:48:00

    This abridgement of the first novel in The Once and Future King, the tale of King Arthur and the rise and fall of Camelot, is specifically aimed at 7-12 year olds. It concentrates on the early years of Arthur, leading to his proclamation as king. White elaborated imaginatively on the legend giving s ... [ more ]

  • Tales of Terror and Mystery

    Tales of Terror and Mystery

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Duration: 07:41:00

    Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his detective stories, he also wrote other short stories which are masterpieces of mystery and suspense. In some of the stories in Tales of Terror and Mystery, a suppressed uneasiness gradually builds up and evolves into sheer terror. In others, the st ... [ more ]

  • Great Gatsby

    Great Gatsby

    Genre: Fiction,Classics,Fiction,Classics
    Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Duration: 05:40:00

    Elegant, enigmatic Jay Gatsby yearns for his old love, the beautiful Daisy. But she is married to the insensitive if hugely successful Tom Buchanan, who won't let her go despite having a mistress himself. In their wealthy haven, these beguiling lives are brought together by the innocent and entrance ... [ more ]

  • Wolves of the Calla

    Wolves of the Calla

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Novels,Classic Fiction
    Author: Stephen King
    Duration: 25:58:00

    Roland Deschain and his ka-tet are bearing southeast through the forests of Mid-World, the almost timeless landscape that seems to stretch from the wreckage of civility that defined Roland's youth to the crimson chaos that seems the future's only promise. Followers of Stephen King's epic series know ... [ more ]

  • Foundation's Edge

    Foundation's Edge

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Classics
    Author: Isaac Asimov
    Duration: 16:17:00

    At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari Seldon's long-established plan to build a new Empire that the Second Foundation is not destroyed after all-and that its still-de ... [ more ]

  • Power and the Glory

    Power and the Glory

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics
    Author: Graham Greene
    Duration: 09:04:00

    Graham Greene explores corruption and atonement in this penetrating novel set in 1930s Mexico during the era of Communist religious persecutions. As revolutionaries determine to stamp out the evils of the church through violence, the last Roman Catholic priest is on the lam, hunted by a police lieut ... [ more ]

  • Art of War

    Art of War

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Sun Tzu
    Duration: 01:10:00

    The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sunzi. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time. The Art of War is one of the oldest an ... [ more ]

  • Strange Orchard

    Strange Orchard

    Genre: Horror,Classics
    Author: H. G. Wells
    Duration: 03:19:00

    An occasional collection of 10 horror stories by various readers. We aim to unsettle you a little, to cut through the pink cushion of illusion that shields you from the horrible realities of life. Here are the walking dead, the fetid pools of slime, the howls in the night that you thought you had co ... [ more ]

  • Danse Macabre

    Danse Macabre

    Genre: Horror,NonFiction,Classics,Psychological
    Author: Stephen King
    Duration: 18:09:00

    The author whose boundless imagination and storytelling powers have redefined the horror genre, from 1974's Carrie to his new epic Under the Dome, reflects on the very nature of terror-what scares us and why-in films (both cheesy and choice), television and radio, and, of course, the horror novel, p ... [ more ]

  • Animal Farm

    Animal Farm

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Politics,Historical Fiction,Classics,Novels,Satire,Political Science,Classic Fiction
    Author: George Orwell
    Duration: 03:13:00

    George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution has become an intimate part of our contemporary culture, with its treatment of democratic, fascist, and socialist ideals through an animal fable. When the animals of Mr. Jones's Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers, they establish the ... [ more ]

  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Classics,Novels,Classic Detectives
    Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Duration: 11:16:00

    In The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson chronicles some of the more interesting detective cases that he and his good friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, have encountered during their association. We see the cases unfold as he does, scratch our heads as he does while the evidence is collected-then ... [ more ]