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    • The Widow Married

    • A Sequel to "The Widow Barnaby"
    • By: Frances Milton Trollope
    • Narrated by: Celine Major
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A classic work from 1857.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Pygmalion

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Grace Garrett, Arielle Lipshaw, Jeff Moon, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
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    In the Greek legend, a sculptor, Pygmalion, created a statue of a woman so beautiful that he fell in love with it. Later the goddess Aphrodite responded to his earnest prayers and brought the statue, named Galatea, to life. Shaw's Pygmalion is a fussy unmarried professor of phonetics, Henry Higgins, who claims that he could train an uneducated person off the street to speak so that he or she could pass as a member of the aristocracy. His Galatea is Eliza Doolittle, who sells flowers at Covent Garden and whose father is a dissipated but cunning vagrant. 

    Regular price: $11.42

    • Lysistrata

    • By: Aristophanes
    • Narrated by: Marnye Young
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
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    The Peloponnesian War drags on and on with no end in sight, and the tough-minded Lysistrata has had enough. Men! - always making stupid decisions that affect everyone. Women's opinions are never listened to. Taking matters into her own hands, Lysistrata convenes a meeting of women from warring city-states across Greece and calls for a sex strike. It's a hard sell, but in the end, it is agreed: They will withhold sex until the war is brought to hasty a close.

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    • Arsenic and Old Lace

    • By: Joseph Kesselring
    • Narrated by: Joseph Kant
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
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    An easygoing drama critic discovers that his kind and gentle aunts have a bizarre habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar. 

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    • Death and the Devil

    • By: Frank Wedekind, Samuel A. Eliot - translator, Denis Daly - translator
    • Narrated by: John Burlinson, Amanda Friday, Mark Crowle-Groves, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    This play forms part of a tetralogy which focuses on one of Wedekind's obsessive themes: the destructive interplay between primal sexual urges and social convention. Each play revolves around a powerful young female character, who has the power to control and captivate men, but who in turn is destroyed by the exercise of that power. In this play, the dominant female is Fräulein Elfriede von Malchus, an idealistic crusader who visits a brothel operated by the cynical impresario Casti-Piani in order to rescue a young woman who has fallen into his clutches.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Bat

    • By: Mary Roberts Rinehart
    • Narrated by: Alan Winterrowd
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
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    The novelization of the play of the same name that had an initial run of 867 shows on Broadway and has been performed all over the world and been made into three movies over a span from 1926 to 1959. An intricate mystery with a wide cast of characters.  

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Cleopatra: I Am Fire and Air

    • By: Harold Bloom
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
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    Cleopatra is one of the most famous women in history - and thanks to Shakespeare, one of the most intriguing personalities in literature. Award-winning writer and beloved professor Harold Bloom delivers exhilarating clarity and invites us to look at this character as a flawed human who might be living in our world. He also explores his own personal relationship to the character: Just as we encounter one Anna Karenina or Jay Gatsby when we are in high school and college and another when we are adults, Bloom explains his shifting understanding of Cleopatra over the course of his own lifetime.

    Regular price: $13.99