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  • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 9 | Ray Bradbury,Harry Bates,William Morrison,Mari Wolf,Robert Arthur,Michael Shara,Poul Anderson

    Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 9

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Ray Bradbury, Harry Bates, William Morrison, and others
    • Narrated By Jim Roberts, Cindy Killavey, Al Kessel, and others
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    This ninth volume of Favorite Science Fiction Stories is a little unusual, in that it includes a few stories that are not really that short, bordering on novellas. Titles include: "The Concrete Mixer" by Ray Bradbury, "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates, "Bedside Manner" by William Morrison, "The Inferiors" by Mari Wolf, "The Aggravation of Elmer" by Robert Arthur, "Conquest over Time" by Michael Shara, "The Virgin of Valkarion" by Poul Anderson, "No Charge for Alterations" by H. L. Gold.

    cindilla says: "Consistently good series"
  • Whimsical Tales | Neil Munro,Arthur Morrison,H. G. Wells,J. S. Fletcher,Edgar Allan Poe,O. Henry,F. Anstey

    Whimsical Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Neil Munro, Arthur Morrison, H. G. Wells, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    A delightful collection of light-hearted classic stories from some of the greatest Victorian and Edwardian-era writers.

  • Six Short Stories by Arthur Morrison | Arthur Morrison

    Six Short Stories by Arthur Morrison

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Arthur George Morrison (1863-1945) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End. This collection contains a selection of Morrison's best work, including 'Dobbs' Parrot', 'The House of Haddock', 'The Thing in the Upper Room', 'His Tale of Bricks', and 'A Lucifo Match'.

  • The House of Haddock | Arthur Morrison

    The House of Haddock

    • UNABRIDGED (19 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Arthur George Morrison (1863-1945) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End. The House of Haddock is the humorous story of an old rogue whose formerly genteel family has fallen on hard times. A former ancestor of his once gave a set of almshouses to the village, and our anti-hero sets out to ensure that one of these is allocated to him.

  • A Lucifo Match | Arthur Morrison

    A Lucifo Match

    • UNABRIDGED (29 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Arthur George Morrison (1863-1945) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End. A Lucifo Match is the story of a London pickpocket who selects the wrong pocket to dip his fingers into. It belongs to a West End conjurer who exacts an extraordinary revenge for the attempted theft. But the pickpocket is not so easily beaten, and his natural cunning suggests a way to get even.

  • His Tale of Bricks | Arthur Morrison

    His Tale of Bricks

    • UNABRIDGED (24 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Arthur George Morrison (1863-1945) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End. His Tale of Bricks is a humorous tale of a set of rogues in London's East End attempting an ingenious swindle at Liverpool Street station, involving the switching of one suitcase with another filled with bricks...but the swap does not work out quite as planned.

  • A Child of the Jago | Arthur Morrison

    A Child of the Jago

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Peter Joyce
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    A Child of the Jago is both thriller and condemnation of social conditions in the East End slums at the turn of the century. Boy hero Dicky Perrott is at heart full of humane instinct but his environment ensures his down fall. "It was my fate to encounter a place in Shoreditch where children were born and reared in circumstances which gave them no reasonable chance of living decent lives: where they were born fore-damned to a criminal or semi criminal career.

    Leslie King says: "Great historically accurate read"
  • Martin Hewitt, Investigator | Arthur Morrison

    Martin Hewitt, Investigator

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Walter Covell
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    These six adventures of Sherlock Holmes' greatest rival will keep you guessing and listening.

    Mary says: "For Holmes & Father Brown Fans"
  • The Hole in the Wall | Arthur Morrison

    The Hole in the Wall

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Peter Joyce
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    Arthur Morrison... grew up in the East End of London and was familiar with life on the dockside. He tells the story of ‘The Hole in the Wall’ through the eyes of young Stephen Kemp, taken to live with his grandfather after the death of his mother. Nat Kemp is determined to keep his grandson apart from the seamier side of the Docklands but Stephen has a natural inquisitiveness that will not be quelled.

  • Classic Detective Stories, Volume 2 | Bret Harte,Arthur Morrison,Jacques Futrelle, more

    Classic Detective Stories, Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Bret Harte, Arthur Morrison, Jacques Futrelle, and others
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    This second collection of dramatized stories from the early days of detective fiction includes the following: "The Mystery of Mrs. Dickinson" by Nick Carter; "The Stolen White Elephant" by Mark Twain; "The Red-Headed League" and "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; "The Purloined Letter" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe; "Mr. Policeman and the Cook" by Wilkie Collins; and more.

    J_T says: "A crime has been commited"
  • Fair Tales of Fowl | H. G. Wells,H. H. Munro,Robert E. Howard,Arthur Morrison,Sherwood Anderson,Guy de Maupassant

    Fair Tales of Fowl

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By H. G. Wells, H. H. Munro, Robert E. Howard, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Ten classic short stories from the quills of great bird-loving authors.

  • The Thing in the Upper Room | Arthur Morrison

    The Thing in the Upper Room

    • UNABRIDGED (23 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    'The Thing in the Upper Room' is a classic Victorian horror story. Poor young English artist Attwater is delighted to find an oddly cheap top-floor room to rent in an old house in Paris. The room, as he is aware, has a reputation for being haunted. But what the nature of the haunting is, nobody seems to know - the place has been let only once in living memory owing to its reputation, and that tenant had committed suicide at the point where the police were breaking down his door to arrest him for murder.

  • The Disorder of the Bath | Arthur Morrison

    The Disorder of the Bath

    • UNABRIDGED (23 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Arthur George Morrison (1863-1945) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End. The Disorder of the Bath is an engaging and humorous story about a burglary told by a cockney rogue who has double crossed his companions and is on the run.

  • Dobbs' Parrot | Arthur Morrison

    Dobbs' Parrot

    • UNABRIDGED (26 mins)
    • By Arthur Morrison
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    Arthur George Morrison (1863-1945) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End. 'Dobbs' Parrot' is a cleverly constructed humorous story about a con artist who manages to swindle four people simultaneously by selling them all a parrot in a cage, despite the fact that he has neither parrot nor cage at the start of the story.

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