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    A sumptuous collection of over 60 short stories by some of the world's greatest writers. 'The Hoop' by Fedor Sologub 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry 'The Man Who Hated Aspidistras' by W. F. Harvey 'The Conjurer' by Richard Middleton 'The End of a Show' by Barry Pain 'The Devil of the Marsh' by H. B. Marriott-Watson 'The First of April' by A. J. Alan 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray 'The Apple Tree' by Katherine Mansfield 'Story of the Vanishing Patient' by Elia W. Peattie 'The Clock' by W. F. Harvey 'The Book' by H. P. Lovecraft 'The Cactus' by O. Henry 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton 'Mrs....read more

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    One of the most enduring themes in great literature is the eternal struggle between good and evil - often embodied in such devices as the werewolf, the doppelganger and the evil twin. This anthology presents a selection of the greatest short stories whose tension and drama revolves around the conflict of good and evil. 'The Grinding of the Mills' by Morgan Robertson 'The Twins' by Bessie Kyffin-Taylor 'The Ghost at the Blue Dragon' by William J. Wintle 'Absolute Evil' by Nathaniel Hawthorne 'The Mysterious Card' and 'The Mysterious Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett 'The Wolf Book' by Henry Chapman Mercer 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'...read more

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    Brought to you by Ladybird. It's time to go on the road with Peppa and this fantastic collection of nine newly recorded stories, perfect for any journey! The stories included are: Peppa Around the World, George's Balloon, Peppa Goes on Holiday, Peppa Goes Skiing, Peppa Goes Boating, Miss Rabbit's Day Off, Peppa's New Neighbours, Peppa's Fishy Friends, Peppa and the Noisy Baby © Ladybird 2016 (P) Penguin Audio...read more

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    "Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." These short pieces are pleasant listening for anyone with a love of nature. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer "In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against Nature not to go out and see her riches and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth."...read more

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    Penguin presents the audio download edition of The Puffin Book of Five-minute Stories, read by Sophie Aldred and Christopher Timothy. A lively collection of nineteen short, snappy stories, some old, some new, to make you gasp, laugh, frown or giggle. Featuring: The Little Wooden Horse Clever Cakes The Orchestra That Lost Its Voice Ostriches Can't Fly Little Red Riding Hood Miss Dose the Doctor's Daughter Ticky Picky Boom Boom A Thousand Yards of Sea The Gingerbread Man Blessu Hedgehogs Don't Eat Hamburgers Mrs Simkin's Bathtub The Horrendous Hullabaloo How the Leopard Got His Spots Puffling in a Pickle Cold Feet The Fish Cart Wil's Tail The Three Billy Goats...read more

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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Ladybird Bedtime Treasury read by Gemma Whelan and Nigel Pilkington. This gorgeous Ladybird treasury of eight classic, traditional tales is guaranteed to delight and entertain young children. Each favourite fairy tale or story has been sensitively retold for modern readers and the mix of amazing animals, magical marvels and classic characters is perfect for both boys and girls. The stories include Chicken Licken, Rapunzel, The Enormous Turnip, The Wizard of Oz, The Emperor's New Clothes, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Rumpelstiltskin and...read more

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    Penguin presents the audio download edition of Ladybird Favourite Fairy Tales read by Gemma Whelan and Nigel Pilkington. Listen to eight traditional, captivating fairy tales in this gorgeous audio treasury from Ladybird. Each classic tale has been retold for young readers and is perfect for your little one, whether you're curled up at home or on the move. Stories include: Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The Magic Porridge Pot, Little Red Hen and The Ugly ...read more

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    Come Join Us by the Fire Season 2 is the second installment of Nightfire's audio horror anthology, featuring a wide collection of short stories from emerging voices in the horror genre as well as longtime fan favorites. The collection showcases the breadth of talent writing in the horror genre today, with contributions from a wide range of genre luminaries like Seanan McGuire, T. Kingfisher, and Caitlín R. Kiernan; it includes stories from Nightfire’s own Cassandra Khaw (Nothing But Blackened Teeth) and Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Certain Dark Things); and from rising stars like Nibedita Sen, Matthew Lyons, and Jessica Guess. Plus, it has Nick Antosca’s “The Quiet Boy,” now a major...read more

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    Neben berühmten Erzählungen wie "Max und Moritz - Eine Bubengeschichte in sieben Streichen" von Wilhelm Busch und zwei der weniger bekannten Texten von Heinrich Hoffmann (Autor von Struwwelpeter) enthält diese Sammlung insgesamt 20 kurze Erzählungen, Gedichte und Märchen für Kinder. (Zusammenfassung von...read more

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    This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronunciation, writing or discourse in a language. These works could describe English or any other language whatsoever, from Latin to Sumerian, Chinese to Wampanoag, Esperanto to Swahili (etc.). This Volume includes a treatise by Sir Arthur Cotton, author of an "Arabic Primer"....read more

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    This is a volume of Christmas poems and carols, by various authors and from various times. - Summary by...read more

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    True love can survive anything. Or can it? Four popular authors were lunching with an editor and the question came up: "What mental and emotional reaction would a man and a woman undergo, linked together by a ten-foot chain, for three days and nights?" The 4 very popular authors each had strong but divergent opinions of what would happen to such a couple chained together for 3 days and nights. The result was these fascinating stories. Does true love scoff at the small difficulty of constant proximity? Does being 'too close' become an acid that eats away even the bonds of love? What do YOU think would happen if you were to write such a story? Read and find out what these popular and creative...read more

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    Paper Magazine, High Times, Newsday, New York Press, Broadway.com, and many others are all raving about "The Marijuana-Logues", the hilarious take on a certain female genitalia-themed show. But instead of talking vaginas, top comedians Arj Barker, Doug Benson, and Tony Camin discuss the good, bad, and all around joy of pot smoking. This CD is a live cast recording with the original three members and it captures the trio at their best. The show has run in various forms for over two years and maintains a six-month run at the Actor's Playhouse Theater in NYC. A touring company is being put together now. "...Fast moving...this talented and complementary trio breathes new life into pot humor....read more

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    Top experts in various fields expose the hidden agendas and still-unexplained mysteries of the Ages: Aliens, UFOs, paranormal occurrences and metaphysical anomalies. From human spirituality to the technocratic society, this series explores both science and the occult with an eye to ways governments and secret societies have exploited hidden knowledge for power, wealth and prestige. If you think you have a good grasp of human origins, this might change your views, and possibly change your mind about extraterrestrial visitation as well. Ancient archeology meets up with the most current science to present a startling new look at our shared...read more

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    By manipulating areas on the sole of the foot, you can improve circulation, boost energy and relieve a number of ailments. Quickly learn the various methods of healing arthritis, digestion, anxiety, headaches and a host of other problems. With simple, non-evasive techniques, increase your emotional and physical well-being in just a few minutes per day. Whether you consider it a sophisticated massage or a poor-man's acupuncture, foot reflexology is simple, painless and definitely worth...read more

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    More than three hours of some of the greatest short stories of all time, brought to life by distinguished stage and screen actors. Roger Angell and A. Bartlett Giamatti's "Play by Play," John Updike's "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu" read by Jack Davidson, Rolfe Humphries' "Polo Grounds" read by Fritz Weaver, Robert Francis' "Pitcher" and "Base Stealer" read by Arthur French, Robert Fitzgerald's "Cobb Would Have Caught It" read by Jonathan Hadary, Roger Angell's "Game Six" read by the author, Yusef Komunyakaa's "Glory" read by Isaiah Sheffer, W.P. Kinsella's "The Thrill of the Grass" read by John Shea, Ken Kalfus' "The Joy and Melancholy Baseball Trivia Quiz" read by Jack Davidson, T.C. Boyle's...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    My Favorite Husband hit the CBS Radio airwaves in 1948, starring Lucille Ball and Richard Denning as Liz and George Cugat—who later became Liz and George Cooper when confusion with bandleader Xavier Cugat prompted a name change. Set in the fictitious town of Sheridan Falls, the show follows the happily married couple, residents of 321 Bundy Drive, through mischief and various predicaments, from faked illnesses to trouble with exes. George, a banker, and Liz, a housewife, were billed as 'two people who live together and like it.' The beloved series eventually transitioned to television in 1953, recast with Joan Caulfield and Barry Nelson, as Lucille Ball was busy filming the megahit I Love...read more

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    The best Italian stories are those who capture our imagination and fill us with various delights. The Adventures of Pinocchio in Wonderland is a succession of various tales, each one very different from the others, in which the talking marionnette Pinocchio goes from mischievous adventure to enlightening redemption. All of these stories are considered a canonical piece of children's literature; they have inspired countless adaptations, such as Walt Disney's classic animation. It is one of the most translated and widely read works of literature ever written, and gave birth to popular pieces of wisdom such as a liar's long...read more

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    The best Italian stories are those who capture our imagination and fill us with various delights. The Adventures of Pinocchio in Wonderland is a succession of various tales, each one very different from the others, in which the talking marionnette Pinocchio goes from mischievous adventure to enlightening redemption. All of these stories are considered a canonical piece of children's literature; they have inspired countless adaptations, such as Walt Disney's classic animation. It is one of the most translated and widely read works of literature ever written, and gave birth to popular pieces of wisdom such as a liar's long...read more

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    Having been connected for many years with two of the largest and most successful private detective agencies in this country, both as an operator and as an official, and having been requested to outline briefly and concisely the most modern and up-to-date methods employed by leading detectives and private detective agencies of today, I shall confine myself in these pages to facts and a few personal experiences. I will endeavor to show that any person possessed of average intelligence, and who will use good common sense, can become a successful detective, regardless of his present or previous occupation. This country today stands in need of more and better detectives than ever before in...read more