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  • Khalil Gibran

    This Audiobook contains the following work: The prophet [Khalil Gibran] Treasure Island [Robert Louis Stevenson] White fang [Jack London] The Time machine [H. G. Wells] The Battle of Life [Charles Dickens] The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle] The Three Musketeers [Alexandre Dumas] The adventures of Pinocchio [Carlo Collodi] Robinson Crusoe [Daniel Defoe] The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Mark...read more

  • H.G. Wells

    Contents: 1. Alice in wonderland 2. Heart of darkness 3. Don quixote 4. Curious case of benjamin button 5. The Raven 6. The metamorphosis 7. The call of the wild 8. The art of war 9. The war of the worlds 10. Apology of...read more

  • Robert Louis Stevenson

    This Audiobook contains the following works: - White Fang [Jack London ] - Tess of the d'Urbervilles [Thomas Hardy] - The Call of Cthulhu [H.P Lovecraft] - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court [Mark twain] - The Return of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle] - The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde [Robert Louis Stevenson] - Crime and Punishment [Fyodor Dostoyevsky] - Wuthering Heights [Emily Brontë] - A Christmas Carol [Charles Dickens] - The jungle book [Rudyard Kipling] Also Available 10 Masterpieces you have to listen before you die Vol: 1 (Golden Deer Classics) 10 Masterpieces you have to listen before you die Vol: 2 (Golden Deer...read more

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

    This Audiobook contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names Emma [Jane Austen] Jane Eyre [Charlotte Brontë] The Awakening [Kate Chopin] Heart of Darkness [Joseph Conrad] Crime and Punishment [Fyodor Dostoevsky] The Curious Case of Benjamin Button [F. Scott Fitzgerald] The Call of the Wild [Jack London] The Dunwich Horror [H.P Lovecraft] The Art of War [Sun Tzu] The Importance of Being Earnest [Oscar...read more

  • Henry Ford

    01. F.Scott Fitzgerald - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 02. O.Henry - The Gift of the Magi 03. Mark Twain - On The Decay of the Art of Lying 04. Sun Tzu - The Art of War 05. E.A. Poe - The Raven 06. Kahlil Gibran - The Madman 07. W.W. Jacobs - The Monkey's Paw 08. Anonymous - Aladdin 09. The Founding Fathers - The Declaration of Independence 10. Plato - The Apology of Socrates 11. Lord Alfred Tennyson - Charge of the Light Brigade 12. T.S. Eliot - The Waste Land 13. William Dean Howells - Wild Flowers of the Asphalt 14. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels - The Communist Manifesto 15. E.A. Poe - The Pit and the Pendulum 16. F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Offshore Pirate 17. Leo...read more

  • Jack London

    Als de Natuur Roept (The Call of the Wild) is een roman van de Amerikaanse schrijver Jack London. Het verhaal gaat over een eerder gedomesticeerde hond genaamd Buck. Zijn oer-instincten keren terug na een reeks van gebeurtenissen die ertoe leiden dat hij een sledehond wordt in de Yukon in de 19e-eeuwse Klondike Gold Rush, waar sledehonden werden gekocht tegen zeer royale...read more

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Ten superbly narrated stories that help explain America by America's best writers. Irving's incredible and amusing tale of the archetypal 'Rip Van Winkle' relates the story of a man who slept through history. Stephen Crane's 'The Red Badge of Courage' tells of a young soldier who must struggle with his conscience no matter what the consequences. 'The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County' is Mark Twain's hilarious story of a contest to end all contests in the rowdy days of the Forty-Niners. Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Man of the Crowd' tells of one man's strange fascination with another. 'The Ransom of Red Chief' is another of O. Henry's tales of a kidnapping that goes horribly, horribly,...read more

  • Jack London

    John Griffith Chaney was born on January 12th, 1876 in San Francisco. His father, William Chaney, was living with Flora Wellman, when she became pregnant. Chaney insisted she have an abortion. Flora's response was to turn a gun on herself. Although her wounds were not severe the trauma made her temporarily deranged.In late 1876 his mother married John London and the young child was brought to live with them as they moved around the Bay area, eventually settling in Oakland where, now calling himself ‘Jack’, he completed grade school.Jack worked hard at several jobs, sometimes for 12-18 hours a day, but his dream was university. He studied hard and borrowed the money to enroll, in...read more

  • Jack London

    "I do not think I wantto be married at all. I want to be rich. Very rich..." When Henrietta Bascombe opens a confectionary shop inorder to turn her pittance of an inheritance into a fortune, her friends are shockedto hear of such a well-bred lady going into trade. The Earl of Carrisdown isboth drawn to and repelled by her shopgirl status. Undaunted, Henrietta proceedsto hang out the traditional confectioners' sign of a golden pineapple and soon findsa set of beautiful women in her employ, drawing the attention of the Earl ofCarrisdown's younger brother and best friend. Distressed by the situation, theearl makes it his mission to put Henrietta out of business. But he looksforward to...read more

  • Jack London

    Buck is a 140-pound dog, a mix of St. Bernard and sheepdog, and lives in Santa Clara Valley with his owner, Judge Miller. However, Buck's happy and comfortable life comes to an end when he is kidnapped from Miller's estate and forced to pull sleds in the Klondike region of Canada. The poor dog does not want to obey his new owner and as a result he is beaten and tortured. After Buck arrives in the cold North, he meets another dog named Curly, that is mercilessly killed by a pack of huskies. Who kidnapped Buck and how could Miller let this happen? Will Buck learn to obey his new master or will he try to escape? Can he survive the hard life int he Klondike? Find all the answers in Jack...read more

  • Jack London

    'King' Wallace is a lion-tamer, who has been viciously murdered by a man who hated him. Now everyone wants to know who the murderer is. The 'Leopard Man' is a leopard trainer with mysterious scars on his arms. He finds out that the murderer attended every performance of the lion-tamer in hope of seeing the lion tear his trainer apart. Who is the murderer and why did he hate the lion trainer so much? Who does the 'Leopard Man' suspect and will he be able to reveal the truth? What will happen to the murderer at the end of this mystery story? Find the answers in Jack London's short story 'The Leopard Man's Story' published in 1903. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back...read more

  • Jack London

    Sixty years ago, a plague wiped out mankind and only a handful of people managed to survive. The survivors established their own civilization and rules in the wild and destructed world. Now, sixty years later, an old man named James Howard Smith walks together with a young boy through the desert. The two travelers walk along an old and long forgotten railway track with an important mission, a mission that can change the life of all the survivors. What was this plague and where did it come from? How did some of the people manage to survive? What is James Smith’s mission, and can he accomplish it? How can a single man change the fate of humanity? Find all the answers in Jack London’s...read more

  • Jack London

    Edith Whittlesey is born in a country district of England, where life flows as per the rule of thumb. She is married to an honest and hardworking miner, who works together with four other men. Usually no unexpected things happen, but one day it all changes. One of the miners bursts into the hut where his partners are sitting together with Edith. The man kills two of them but is stopped and tied up thanks to Whittlesey's quick reaction. Why did the miner tried to kill his partners? Is it because of the gold they have gathered? Or is it a reason? What are the survivors going to do with the murderer? Is Edith's husband going to kill him? Find all the answers in Jack London's short story...read more

  • Jack London

    A man travels through the frozen wasteland bordering the Yukon River, accompanied by his best friend - a large husky dog. The dog tries to dissuade the man from walking farther into the frozen land, but the man pushes on. At some point the man decides to stop and build a fire. Unfortunately, snow falls from one of the trees and extinguishes the fire. This is the moment where the problems truly begin. Why is the man travelling through the Canadian frozen lands? Where is he heading to? Will he manage to restart the fire? Will he and his friend survive in the harsh weather? Find all the answers in Jack London's short story 'To Build a Fire' from 1908. B. J. Harrison started his Classic...read more

  • Jack London

    'When the World Was Young' introduces us to a thief named Dave Slotter, who intends to steal from James Ward - a famous and wealthy businessman. However, while Slotter walks through Ward's property, he encounters a wild barbarian and is forced to fight for his life. Will Slotter escape from the wild man who wants to kill him? Who is the barbarian and what is he doing on Ward's lands? Will the thief succeed in his plan? 'Moon-Face' introduces us to John Claverhouse, a man who is unreasonably despised. The narrator of this story does his best to get rid of the poor man but fails with every attempt. However, tired of all his failures, the narrator decides to kill Claverhouse. For this...read more

  • Jack London

    "Before Adam is a mixture of sound science and sci-fi speculation. It is based around Darwin's theory of evolution and the idea of racial memory. The main character lives in the current world but has dreams and nightmares that he relives the pre-stone age life of one of his proto-human ancestors. Those who are scientifically inclined may enjoy this novel more than fans of "standard" science fiction such as Edgar Rice Burroughs. (Summary by Tom...read more

  • Jack London

    Written in 1906, Before Adam is a bit of a departure from London's other novels. Still an adventure novel, this one revolves around the dreams of a young boy, dreams that involve racial memories and the knowledge of his prior existence as a man-like creature named Big Tooth living in prehistoric times. 'These are our ancestors, and their history is our history. Remember that as surely as we one day swung down out of the trees and walked upright, just as surely, on a far earlier day, did we crawl up out of the sea and achieve our first adventure on...read more

  • Jack London

    Written in 1906, Before Adam is a bit of a departure from London's other novels. Still an adventure novel, this one revolves around the dreams of a young boy, dreams that involve racial memories and the knowledge of his prior existence as a man-like creature named Big Tooth living in prehistoric times. 'These are our ancestors, and their history is our history. Remember that as surely as we one day swung down out of the trees and walked upright, just as surely, on a far earlier day, did we crawl up out of the sea and achieve our first adventure on...read more

  • Jack London

    Unter strikter Einhaltung des Reinheitsgebots haben wir eine Sammlung der schönsten Geschichten über das 'flüssige Brot' zusammengebraut. Herausgekommen ist dabei ein sehr kurzweiliges und humorvolles Gebräu. Jack London berichtet über seine ersten Erfahrungen mit Bier (Der erste Krug Bier) und Stefan Lochner widmet sich der Frage ob Biertrinker ebenso leidenschaftliche Genussmenschen sind wie Weintrinker (Biergenuss). Die beiden Bestsellerautoren Ralf Kramp und Günther Thömmes nähern sich der Braukunst auf kriminalistische Weise (Der Warstein-Code und Das Quellausmassaker). Es wird also spannend, denn für wahre Gaumenfreuden ist so manch einer bereit, bis zum Äußersten zu...read more

  • Jack London

    Jack London was one of the first fiction writers to achieveworldwide fame. Though he is best remembered for his novels The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set during the KlondikeGold Rush, his short stories are considered masterful. Here in "Brown Wolf," acouple living on a homestead in Northern California who take in a stray sled dog from Alaska. A story about the relationship between man and animal, "Brown Wolf" is among London's finest shorter works. Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy...read more