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Christopher Morley

Christopher Morley (1890-1957) was an American novelist, essayist, journalist, and poet. He began his literary career at Oxford University as an editor of The Haverfordian and published his first novel, Parnassus on Wheels, in 1917. Its sequel, The Haunted Bookshop (1919), is one of the most beloved mystery novels ever written. Morley also edited the Saturday Review and cofounded the Baker Street Irregulars, a literary society dedicated to the study of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories.

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    • Parnassus on Wheels

    • By: Christopher Morley
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Parnassus on Wheels is the story of a marvelous man, small in stature, wiry as a cat, yet Olympic in personality....

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    • The Magical Mystery Tour: The Parnassus!

    • By Gillian on 05-19-15

    Regular price: $12.57

    • The Haunted Bookshop

    • By: Christopher Morley
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
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    Set in a lovingly evoked Brooklyn just after the end of World War I, The Haunted Bookshop cleverly juxtaposes a pair of middle-aged bookshop owners and two young lovers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Better Off Imagining A Sequel...

    • By Gillian on 05-19-15

    Regular price: $20.97

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