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  • Alphonse Allais

    Alphonse Allais est un journaliste, écrivain et humoriste français célèbre à la Belle Époque, connu pour sa plume acerbe et son humour absurde. (adapté de Wikipedia par Ezwa) Alphonse Allais was a French writer and humorist. He is the author of many collections of whimsical...read more

  • Johnston McCulley

    Has Zorro gone mad? That's the rumor spreading like wildfire through Reina de Los Angeles. For a dazzling swordsman wearing cape and mask is terrorizing innocent citizens. Riding with the night, he leaves the Mark of Zorro on his cruel deeds. Already the governor has placed a price on Zorro's head, dispatching a cutthroat army led by the ruthless Captain Rocha to hunt him down. But Zorro's loyal band and a gallant Indian tribe refuse to believe the foul lie. Still, only one man can expose the truth - and unmask the evil...read more

  • Various Authors

    As Deep Space 5's research team tries to investigate the mysterious minefield surrounding Romulan space, Evori remembers a conflict between the Potemkin's engineer and chief of...read more

  • Zina Pearce-Tomenius

    In the Wye Valley Writers' first audio anthology for children, all ages will enjoy the adventures of kindly trolls, gullible giants, wicked queens, and racing kangaroos. Make a mobile phone call to a noisy fairy, take tea in a caravan on the moon, or discover an enormous pair of nostrils up your chimney. Lessons in capturing burglars, carrying out a dare and remembering to wipe your nose! A lovely collection of short stories for all the family, perfect for a long car...read more

  • Walt Whitman

    The Wound Dresser is a series of letters written from the hospitals in Washington by Walt Whitman during the War of the Rebellion to The New York Times, the Brooklyn Eagle and his mother, edited by Richard Maurice Burke, M.D., one of Whitman's literary executors. (Summary by R. S....read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    A classic short story by Edgar Allan...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    LibriVox recording of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Raven Edition, Volume 4 by Edgar Allan Poe. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. This, the fourth of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains 22 of his short stories. Warning: Section 7, "A Predicament," contains some racial stereotypes and a word describing the race of one of the characters that is unacceptable in today's society. (Summary by...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    This, the third of 5 volumes containing Poe's works, contains 6 of his short stories as well as Poe's only complete novel, The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym. In it, Arthur Gordon Pym stows away on a whaling vessel and experiences shipwreck, mutiny, and other adventures in typical Poe...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    A classic short story by Edgar Allan...read more

  • Michael S. Pmp Dobson

    Working with difficult people can reduce your morale, threaten your productivity, deplete your energy, and waste your time. But you don't have to be helpless in the face of other people's craziness! Knowing how to handle coworkers' disruptive behavior is one of the most important career skills you can have, allowing you to become a more valuable employee and a more self-reliant person. Working with Difficult People defines nine fundamental types of difficult people and gives you a complete system for opening lines of communication, resolving differences, and avoiding office headaches. This audiobook teaches you how to: •understand your own reactions to different kinds of difficult people...read more

  • Jeffrey Hatcher

    In Work Song, tensions between master architect Frank Lloyd Wright and his tempestuous relationships are explored in this uniquely prismatic view of one of the great architects of the modern era. This engaging production includes a panel discussion with Wright biographer Harold Zellman. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Jim Beaver, Amy Brenneman, Chris Butler, Matthew Patrick Davis, Sean Dougherty, Robert Foxworth, Charles Janasz, Kathryn Meisle, Kali Rocha and Raphael...read more

  • Various Authors

    Strong female protagonists grace this collection celebrating women in all their incarnations, young and old: mothers, sisters, daughters, grandmothers, lovers, widows ... and a 70-year-old nun. Teolinda Gersão "The Red Fox Fur Coat" translated by Margaret Jull Costa performed by Kathleen Chalfant, Kim Edwards' "The Story of My Life" performed by Holly Hunter, Allan Gurganus' "It Had Wings" performed by Marian Seldes, Richard Russo's "The Whore's Child" performed by Harold Gould, David Haynes' "Taking Miss Kezee to the Polls" performed by Michael Genet, D.H. Lawrence's "The Horse Dealer's Daughter" performed by Jon DeVries Presented by Selected...read more

  • Oscar Wilde

    A Woman of No Importance is a play by Irish playwright Oscar Wilde. The play premièred on 19 April 1893 at London's Haymarket Theatre. It is a testimony of Wilde's wit and his brand of dark comedy. It looks in particular at English upper class society and has been reproduced on stages in Europe and North America since his death in 1900. (Summary by...read more

  • Anna Katharine Green

    "I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest—up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or, at least, suffered an eclipse. Why and how, I am about to relate." Thus begins this mystery told by Anna Katharine Green, one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and renowned for writing well plotted, legally accurate stories.(Summary by...read more

  • Wilkie Collins

    It is considered to be to the first mystery novel, and is widely regarded as one of the first (and finest) in the genre of ’sensation novels’…. The Woman in White is also an early example of a particular type of Collins narrative in which several characters in turn take up the telling of the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Follow Roderick and his friends Wabi and Mukoki on their adventures in the pristine North. They fight voracious wolves, hostile natives, and the vicious elements of nature, while on the hunt. Getting more than they bargained for, they discover a mysterious cabin, and stumble upon a secret that has lain hidden for half a century. Full of twists and turns, danger and suspense, The Wolf Hunters, the prequal to The Gold Hunters, is an excellent read. (Introduction by Brian...read more

  • Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

    If you like Jane Austen, you will probably like this book! Mrs. Gaskell, as she was often referred to, is considered one of the greatest British novelists of the Victorian era. She was one of the earliest novelists ever to use dialect in her works, finding often that no word but the vernacular would suffice to convey the meaning she wanted to achieve. She was the author of The Life of Charlotte Brontë, a much-acclaimed and sometimes-reviled biography of her friend and peer. Wives and Daughters revolves around Molly Gibson, only daughter of a widowed doctor living in a provincial English town in the 1830s. The novel was first published in the Cornhill Magazine as a serial from August...read more

  • G. K. Chesterton

    This little volume, issued as a gift book for lovers of Mr. Chesterton's writings in 1911, is made up from essays to be found in "The Defandant", "Varied Types" and "Tremendous Trifles". These 12 pieces were chosen to giving a peek into the margins of Chesterton's work and give a sense of the distinctive flavor of his mind. They were also chosen with an eye to showing what a complex and fascinating character he was. (Summary by Phil...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    A full cast audio performance of Shakespeare's: A Winter's...read more

  • Sherwood Anderson

    This timeless collection charted a new stylistic path for modern fiction. Through twenty-two connected short stories, Sherwood Anderson looks into the lives of the inhabitants of a small town in the American heartland. These psychological portraits of the sensitive and imaginative of Winesburg's population are seen through the eyes of a young reporter-narrator, George Willard. Their stories are about loneliness and alienation, passion and virginity, wealth and poverty, thrift and profligacy, carelessness and abandon. With its simple and intense style, Winesburg, Ohio evokes the quiet moments of epiphany in the lives of ordinary men and women. Though its reputation once suffered, Winesburg,...read more