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  • Far From the Madding Crowd

    Far From the Madding Crowd

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Thomas Hardy
    Duration: 03:14:00

    Thomas Hardy's novel about a British farm girl and her effect on the men who fall in love with her is read by Julie Christie. This rebellious young woman finds her affections a cause for competition between a soldier, a wealthy landowner, and a modest sheep farmer. *Extended track length ... [ more ]

  • Mulliner Nights

    Mulliner Nights

    Genre: Fiction,Comedy,Literature,Classic,Satire & Parody,Classics,Classic Fiction
    Author: P.G. Wodehouse
    Duration: 06:30:00

    A private detective who can make the guilty confess simply by smiling at them. An artist so intimidated by his morally impeccable cat that he feels compelled to wear formal attire at dinner. A devotee of Proust whose life is turned upside down when he inadvertently subscribes to a correspondence cou ... [ more ]

  • How to Rock Braces and Glasses

    How to Rock Braces and Glasses

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Fiction,Literature,Comedy,Novels,Fiction,Juvenile Fiction,Children's,Ages 9 to 12,Juvenile & Children's,Fiction,Literature,Comedy,Novels,Fiction,Juvenile Fiction,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Meg Haston, Alloy LLC
    Duration: 06:25:00

    Gorgeous, uber-harsh, and uber-stylish, Kacey Simon is the undisputed social dictator of Marquette Middle School. That is, until an eye infection and a visit to the dentist leave her with coke-bottle glasses, a mouth full of metal, and... a littttthsp! Dissed and dismissed by her popular friends, Ka ... [ more ]

  • A Swell-Looking Babe

    A Swell-Looking Babe

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Novels,Classic Detectives,Legal Thriller
    Author: Jim Thompson
    Duration: 05:28:00

    It was supposed to be only a temporary job--something to pay the bills until Dusty could get his feet back on the ground and raise enough money for medical school. After all, there's nothing wrong with being a bellboy at a respectable hotel like the Manton--that is, until she came along. Marcia Hil ... [ more ]

  • Wire in the Blood

    Wire in the Blood

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Novels,General
    Author: Val McDermid
    Duration: 15:13:00

    Across the country, dozens of teenage girls have vanished. It's the job of criminal profilers Dr. Tony Hill and Carol Jordan to look for a pattern. They've spent years exploring the psyches of madmen. But sane men kill, too. And when they hide in plain sight, they can be difficult to find... He's ha ... [ more ]

  • Devil in Silver

    Devil in Silver

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,General
    Author: Victor Lavalle
    Duration: 13:46:00

    Pepper is a rambunctious big man, and, suddenly, the surprised inmate of a budget-strapped mental institution in Queens, New York. He's not mentally ill, but that doesn't seem to matter. On his first night, he's visited by a terrifying creature who nearly kills him before being hustled away by the h ... [ more ]

  • Helena

    Helena

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Historical Fiction,Novels
    Author: Evelyn Waugh
    Duration: 05:37:00

    Helena is the intelligent, horse-mad daughter of a British chieftain who is thrown into marriage with the man who will one day become the Roman emperor Constantius. Leaving home for lands unknown, she spends her adulthood seeking truth in the religions, mythologies, and philosophies of the declining ... [ more ]

  • Death in the Small Hours

    Death in the Small Hours

    Genre: Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Novels
    Author: Charles Finch
    Duration: 08:34:00

    Charles Lenox is at the pinnacle of his political career and is a delighted new father. His days of regularly investigating the crimes of Victorian London now some years behind him, he plans a trip to his uncle's estate in the expectation of a few calm weeks. When he arrives in the quiet village of ... [ more ]

  • Pamela

    Pamela

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Literature,Classics,Literature,Classics,Literature,Classics,Literature,Classics
    Author: Samuel Richardson
    Duration: 21:54:00

    Pamela, Samuel Richardson’s tale of a beautiful teenage servant-girl protecting her virtue from the amorous advances of her master, created a furore on its publication in 1740. The reading public was split into two factions: those who accepted the story as an encouragement to virtuous behaviour, and ... [ more ]

  • Goodbye Mr Chips

    Goodbye Mr Chips

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Classic Fiction
    Author: James Hilton
    Duration: 01:56:00

    James Hilton's famous story of school life, revolving round the classics master Mr. Chippings: the young teacher taking 'prep' for the first time; the middle-aged man surprised by love; the old man reminiscing on happiness and loss and the nature of change. ... [ more ]

  • Moby Dick

    Moby Dick

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Novels,Classic Fiction
    Author: Herman Melville
    Duration: 02:11:00

    Moby Dick is a powerful classic story of man's obsession and revengeful nature. Captain Ahab, stomps around his ship on a peg leg that was caused by a huge whale called Moby Dick. Ahab is so crazed by his desire to kill the whale, that it becomes his sole reason for living. He is prepared to sac ... [ more ]

  • Tales From the Greek Legends

    Tales From the Greek Legends

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Fiction,Children's,Ages 6 to 8,Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Fiction,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Edward Ferrie
    Duration: 02:40:00

    The great myths of Ancient Greece have inspired mankind for centuries. Each of the heroes has to undergo trials of strength and courage to prove his valour against a host of monsters - the Minotaur, half man, half bull; Hydra, the many-headed serpent; Medusa the Gorgon. Meanwhile, the gods, lead by ... [ more ]

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics
    Author: Jules Verne
    Duration: 02:38:00

    The year is 1866. The maritime world is gripped by fear after reported sightings of a huge and terrible sea monster. Monsieur Aronnax, a distinguished Professor of Natural History, pronounces the creature to be a giant narwhal and is invited to join an official expedition to track down the beast. Bu ... [ more ]

  • Remembrance of Things Past, Vol. 3: Guermantes Way: Part I

    Remembrance of Things Past, Vol. 3: Guermantes Way: Part I

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Literature,Classics
    Author: Marcel Proust
    Duration: 03:57:00

    In The Guermantes Way, Part I, Marcel penetrates the inner sanctum of Paris high society and falls in love with the fascinating Duchesse de Guermantes. With his unmatched powers of observation Proust vividly describes the struggles for political, social and sexual supremacy played out beneath a vene ... [ more ]

  • Purgatory

    Purgatory

    Genre: Poetry,Literature
    Author: Dante
    Duration: 04:35:00

    Now of that second kingdom I shall sing where human souls are purified of sin and made worthy to ascend to Heaven' Purgatory is the second part of Dante's The Divine Comedy ascending the terraces of the Mount of Purgatory inhabited by those doing penance to expiate their sins on earth. There are the ... [ more ]

  • The Innocence of Father Brown, Vol. 1

    The Innocence of Father Brown, Vol. 1

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Novels
    Author: G. K. Chesterton
    Duration: 04:39:00

    Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular ways of dealing with crime. David Timson, having completed the whole of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes canon, a remarkable achievement, turns his hand to the genial but certainly not innocent priest! This collection contains a group o ... [ more ]

  • Kreutzer Sonata

    Kreutzer Sonata

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Leo Tolstoy
    Duration: 03:57:00

    One of Tolstoy's most important shorter works, The Kreutzer Sonata presents a problematic view of the relationship between the sexes and promotes abstinence as the solution. Pozdnyshev jealously observes the intimacy that emerges between his wife and a violin player. Haunted by 'The Kreutzer Sonata' ... [ more ]

  • Blighting of Sharkey

    Blighting of Sharkey

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Duration: 00:32:00

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. ... [ more ]

  • Gold Bug

    Gold Bug

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Edgar Allan Poe
    Duration: 01:18:00

    A classic short story by Edgar Allan Poe. ... [ more ]

  • Stolen White Elephent

    Stolen White Elephent

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Mark Twain
    Duration: 00:40:00

    In this Mark Twain short story an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local police department goes into high gear to solve the mystery but it all comes to a tragic end. ... [ more ]