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    • The Magic Pudding

    • By: Norman Lindsay
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Norman Lindsay’s classic tale about an anthropomorphic pudding and its band of protectors was written in 1917, in response to an argument between Lindsay and the critic and anthologist Bertram Stevens about the types of stories that would appeal most to children. In retrospect it appears that Lindsay clearly won the argument. The book has never been out of print in Australia and has been adapted for presentation as a film, a stage play, and an opera. It has been described by eminent children’s author Philip Pullman as "the funniest children's book ever written." 

    Regular price: $9.99

    • Your Mind and How to Use It

    • A Manual of Practical Psychology
    • By: William Walker Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In recent times the philosophy and practices promoted by the New Thought movement have attracted much attention through the burgeoning of the self-help industry and films such as "The Secret." Among New Thought authors, William Walker Atkinson was not only one of the most eminent, but also one of the most prolific. One of his most notable works is the mental training manual, Your Mind and How to Use It, first published in 1911. A new recording of a self-help classic, narrated by Denis Daly.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible

    • By Joel on 07-09-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Practice of the Presence of God

    • By: Brother Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book, a true spiritual classic, consists of notes of several conversations had with, and letters written by, Nicholas Herman, of Lorraine, a humble man of little education. After having served as a soldier and a footman, Herman was admitted as a lay brother to the order of the barefooted Carmelites at Paris in 1666, where he took the name "Brother Lawrence." The conversations are supposed to have been recorded by Joseph de Beaufort, who later became vicar general to the Archbishop of Paris.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • knowing God is to love God

    • By peg moore on 01-16-18

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Lady Susan

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett, Beth Thomas, Ben Lindsey-Clark, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lady Susan is an epistolary novel by Jane Austen about a beautiful and manipulative widow scheming to arrange wealthy marriages for herself and her daughter. This book is the basis for the film Love & Friendship, written and directed by Whit Stillman, and starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny. This dramatized production is presented by the Online Stage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent dramatization!

    • By Elaine on 04-25-16

    Regular price: $9.99

    • The Dark Lady of the Sonnets

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Peter Tucker, Danielle Cohen, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Making his way to a tryst with his "dark lady" near the royal palace the young playwright William Shakespeare encounters a mysterious woman in a cloak. Mistaking her for his lady friend, he accosts her in a familiar fashion, only to discover, to his dismay, that she is in fact the queen. He overcomes his initial discomfort, and takes advantage of the situation to make a petition for royal support to establish a national theatre.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Voice of the Silence

    • By: H. P. Blavatsky
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Helena Petrovna Blavatsky is best known as the cofounder of theosophy, which is essentially a selective conflation of Hindu and Buddhist ideas combined with Blavatsky's idiosyncratic system of cosmology. The Voice of the Silence, first published in 1889, is described by the author as "chosen fragments from the Book of the Golden Precepts, for the daily use of disciples".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-17-18

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

    • By: Isaac Dooman - translator, Omar Khayyam
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dooman's translation of the Rubaiyat, containing 180 quatrains, was first published in 1911. It has a roughhewn quality, reminiscent of the style of an earlier American translator, John Payne, who published a collection of 845 quatrains in 1898.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Dhammapada

    • By: Friedrich Max-Mueller (translator)
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This collection of the reported sayings of the Buddha is one of the canonical texts of Theravada Buddhism. Written in simple and concise language, and embellished with picturesque examples, this manual of moral practice has a powerful universality which sets it apart from most sectarian scripture.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Oedipus the King

    • By: Sophocles
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly, Marty Krzywonos, Alan Weyman, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Oedipus the King is the story of a man whose life is destroyed by his own good intentions. When a terrible secret from his past is brought to the light of day, the consequences are chilling - and ineluctable.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Hound of Heaven

    • By: Francis Thompson
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Unlike many of his contemporaries, the English poet Francis Thompson (1859-1907) was a true mystic. While more celebrated poets, like Wordsworth, Tennyson, and Arnold, were content to express their religious leanings in traditional devotional formulae, Thompson strove to portray the divine directly, in all its terrifying majesty. In this way he is more akin to earlier masters, like Henry Vaughan and George Herbert, than to the poets of his own day.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Rosmersholm

    • By: Henrik Ibsen
    • Narrated by: John Burlinson, K. G. Cross, Alan Weyman, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rosmersholm is a play surrounding the deep and intense political and cultural change in Norway in the middle of the 1880s, a period during which the traditional ruling class were forced to relinquish their right to impose their ideals on the rest of society. We follow Johannes Rosmer, a pastor who has resigned from his position; Rebecca West, a woman who sees Rosmer's potential and believes she can help him to realize his dream of creating a world of "happy, noble people"; and Headmaster Kroll, Rosmer's former best friend.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • How to Control Fate through Suggestion

    • By: Henry Harrison Brown
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After early adventures as a soldier, journalist and lecturer Henry Harrison Brown established himself as a practitioner and teacher of metal healing in 1893. In 1900 he became editor and publisher of NOW magazine in San Francisco which became a popular vehicle for his distinctively muscular presentations of the New Thought philosophy. In the first decade of the Twentieth Century Brown produced a number of tracts, which he categorized as "Lessons in Soul Culture."

    Regular price: $6.94

    • Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

    • By: Richard Le Gallienne
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Although unfamiliar with the Persian language, the eminent English poet and critic Richard le Gallienne had a profound interest in the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. In 1901 he published a collection of 261 quatrains, which was based on earlier English translations, in particular the prose version by Justin Huntly McCarthy. In his introduction, Le Gallienne suggests that his ignorance of Persian was in fact an advantage as it allowed him to focus on producing good poetry rather than merely an accurate translation.

    Regular price: $4.90

    • The Circle

    • By: William Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly, Joseph Tabler, John Burlinson, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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    After many years living abroad with her longtime lover, Lady Catherine Champion-Cheney visits her former marital home, now occupied by her son, Arnold, and his wife, Elizabeth. Also present is her estranged husband, Clive, who lives in a cottage on the estate. Elizabeth has become dissatisfied with the life she leads with her wealthy husband, who is very occupied with his political career, and she encourages the advances of a dashing but impecunious suitor, Teddy Luton.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • The Life Triumphant

    • By: James Allen
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this work James Allen delineates the internal pilgrimage that commences with the cultivation of faith and courage and ends in knowledge and victory. In the words of the author: "Every being lives in his own mental world. His joys and sorrows are the creations of his own mind and are dependent upon the mind for their existence. In the midst of the world, darkened with many sins and sorrows, in which the majority live, there abides another world, lighted up with shining virtues and unpolluted joy, in which the perfect ones live."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the truest wisdom of self mastery ever

    • By Ken Landström on 12-25-17

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Doreen

    • A Verse Novel in the Australian Vernacular
    • By: Clarence James Dennis
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bill, transformed from a bitter thug to a steady and peaceful family man, bickers with Doreen over household issues, like the chopping of firewood, the raising of their son, young Bill, and medical treatment. Bill finds himself consistently outsmarted by his loyal - but strong-minded - wife and yields with wry grace to her manipulations and ministrations.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Eight Pillars of Prosperity

    • By: James Allen
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A philosopher and pioneer of the New Thought movement, James Allen (1864-1912) has become something of an icon in the self-help industry of today. Many life coaches and motivational mentors have drawn material liberally, if selectively, from his writings, and his suggestion of a straightforward path to an ideal life has made his works very popular. However, in Allen's view, a truly healthy and prosperous life is built on moral virtue.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Keys for a happy life

    • By memomimomu on 06-11-16

    Regular price: $11.42

    • The Sonnets of William Shakespeare

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Many masters employed the form of the sonnet, including Petrarch, Spenser, Shakespeare, Keats, and Robert Bridges. However, the most celebrated, and oft quoted, examples are to be found in the collection by Shakespeare, first published in 1609. In the 154 poems, Shakespeare surveys and dissects the subject of love in all its guises, and its relationship with youth, age, illness, death, and memory.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Dollars Want Me

    • The New Road to Opulence
    • By: Henry Harrison Brown
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The secret to success has been around since our ancestors crawled out of their cave, and went looking for a Mastodon for lunch. It’s a positive attitude. But even those with that attitude need a boost now and then, and here’s an hour of great ideas to listen to on that commute, so you will hit the ground running. A story masterfully told by that voice from “Down Under”, Denis Daly.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Audio problem

    • By alexis on 07-22-17

    Regular price: $5.99

    • The Art of War

    • By: Sun Tzu, Lionel Giles translator
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Although the historicity of Sun Tzu is today in dispute, his short treatise on the art of war has remained a preeminent classic of military philosophy and practice. In this small audiobook, the author describes in trenchant detail the approach and methods required for success in any combative endeavor. The principles he enunciates have been widely applied not only by leaders in the military but also in business, politics, sports, and education.

    Regular price: $8.55

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