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    • Great Classic Stories

    • 22 Unabridged Classics
    • By: Alphonse Daudet, Saki, Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 99

    A treasure-chest of the written and spoken word, this collection is read by brilliant actors who make this audio anthology a genuine treat for the listener.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable listen

    • By Wendy on 10-22-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Short Stories

    • The Nostalgia Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott, Saki
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Edward Hardwicke, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    CSA Word continues its ever-popular series of classic short stories, featuring writers such as Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott and Saki, read by such respected and revered readers as Derek Jacobi, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • cracking stories, but no table of contents!

    • By Frances on 03-27-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saki, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Martin Jarvis, Hugh Laurie, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70

    The fifth volume in CSA Word's massively popular complete and unabridged ‘Short Stories’ collection is bound to please. With something for everyone this collection of classic stories read by only the best-suited and most established readers will delight the ears as a vintage wine excites the gullet; The Vintage Collection is audible gold. Features eye-catching typographical series design.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Collection and Production

    • By andrew on 07-14-12

    Regular price: $13.42

    • The Meditation Summit: Volume 1

    • Deepen and Expand Your Meditation Practice with the World's Leading Teachers
    • By: Reginald A. Ray Ph.D., Snatam Kaur, Sharon Salzberg, and others
    • Narrated by: Reginald A. Ray Ph.D., Snatam Kaur, Sharon Salzberg, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In The Meditation Summit: Volume I, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with 10 leading meditation teachers about their personal understanding of this practice - each with a complete guided meditation. Practitioners of all levels will benefit from the abundance of insight and guidance provided by these diverse voices.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great overview of multiple types of meditations.

    • By Scott on 12-18-16

    Regular price: $34.28

    • The World's Best Classic Short Stories

    • By: O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful group of short stories

    • By Ken Larsen on 02-04-15

    Regular price: $54.54

    • Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches

    • By: Saki
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

     Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches was published in 1910 and was the second of Saki's collections of short stories following Reginald (1904). It consists of 15 stories or “sketches” as the author calls them and contains two of his most famous tales: “Gabriel Ernest” and “The Reticence of Lady Anne”. 

    Regular price: $6.30

    • The Open Window

    • By: Hector Hugh Munro (Saki)
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Framton Nuttel pays an unannounced call on Mrs. Sappleton and finds himself in the midst of a macabre spectacle which is not as it seems. Hector Hugh Munro’s genius storytelling at its best.

    Regular price: $1.54

    • Sredni Vashtar

    • By: Hector Hugh Munro (Saki)
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Conradin is a sickly and introverted child who hates his guardian, Mrs. De Ropp. When she takes away his pet hen and threatens to do the same with his pole-cat, whom he worships like a god, Conradin makes a special prayer and his sinister wish is answered. Hector Hugh Munro (aka Saki) at his most sinister and macabre. Superb!

    Regular price: $1.62

    • The Masterworks of Orson Welles

    • By: Oscar Wilde, H. G. Wells, Saki, and others
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Here are legendary director, producer, screenwriter, author, and actor Orson Welles' historic interpretations of excerpts from classic literature. Includes selections from Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince', H.G. Wells' "The Red Room", Saki's "Shredni Vashtar", Joseph Conrad's "The Secret Sharer", Rudyard Kipling's "Riki-Tikii-Tavi", Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Wakefield", Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell Tale Heart", and Robert Louis Stevenson's "Letter to the Reverend Dr. Hyde".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Masterworks

    • By PMaycumber on 12-12-18

    Regular price: $15.36

    • The Best of Saki – Volume 3

    • By: Saki
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The delicious, biting wit of Saki's short stories satirizing Edwardian high society are some of the funniest and most delightful of exquisite literary miniatures. In this third volume, there are 21 glittering examples.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Macready is delightful

    • By Zaubermond on 12-02-18

    Regular price: $11.20

    • More Strange Tales

    • By: E. Nesbit, Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Another collection of 16 classic tales of the macabre and supernatural by some of the best-known writers in these genres.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting selection and great narrator

    • By Zaubermond on 11-07-16

    Regular price: $17.50

    • 10-Minute Short Stories

    • By: James Joyce, Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy, and others
    • Narrated by: Emma Hignett, Sir Michael Redgrave, Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A selection of stories to entertain for when you have a spare 10 minutes, including "After the Race", by James Joyce; "Three Questions", by Leo Tolstoy; "The Child's Story", by Charles Dickens; and "A Transgression", by Anton Chekhov, read by Sir Michael Redgrave.

    Regular price: $13.78

    • The Best of Saki - Volume 1

    • By: Saki
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The delicious, biting wit of Saki's short stories satirizing Edwardian high society are some of the funniest and most delightful exquisite literary miniatures. In this first volume, there are 22 glittering examples. Saki was the pen name of Hector Hugh Monro. He was born in Burma in 1870, where his father was a senior official in the Burma police. From the age of two, he lived with two maiden aunts and his grandmother in Devon and was educated in Exmouth and at the Bedford Grammar School.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 21 stories as follows

    • By GBC on 02-25-19

    Regular price: $11.20

    • The Healing Practice of Mindfulness

    • By: Saki Santorelli
    • Narrated by: Saki Santorelli
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Welcome to Mindfulness Meditation. This set of recordings is designed to introduce you to both the formal and informal dimensions of mindfulness meditation practice. You might think of "formal" practice as the time that you deliberately set aside on a regular basis to practice meditation. These recordings provide varying amounts of time to practice "formal" meditation in a carefully designed sequence that is intended to assist you in cultivating multiple dimensions of mindfulness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Solid Introduction

    • By G. A. on 01-29-16

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Spooky, Mysterious Tales

    • The Short Story Collection
    • By: Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ambrose Bierce, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone, Mark Hammer, Frank Muller, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Abandon yourself to the spell of six short stories filled with thrills and dark suspense. Here are tales by the masters of mystery and horror - A. Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, Saki, Oscar Wilde and Ambrose Bierce - taking on a new energy and force through performances by Recorded Books’ critically-acclaimed narrators. Ranging from dungeons to drawing rooms, and peopled with extraordinary ghouls and doomed dowagers, the tales are guaranteed to raise the hair on the back of your neck.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good, if standard collection.

    • By Scott on 02-01-13

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Great Classic Horror

    • Six Unabridged Stories
    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Robert Louis Stevensonn, Washington Irving, and others
    • Narrated by: Geraint Wyn Davies
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    The Victorian-era writers featured in this collection are known for their power of invention and command of horror and the supernatural. Included are "A Watcher by the Dead" by Ambrose Bierce; "The Body Snatchers" by Robert Louis Stevenson; "The Adventure of the German Student" by Washington Irving; "Dickon the Devil" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu; "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe; and "The Open Watcher" by Saki.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Narrator, Good Collection

    • By A. E. B. on 02-16-16

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Chronicles of Clovis

    • By: H. H. Munro - Saki
    • Narrated by: Ian Richardson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    The Chronicles of Clovis, published in 1911, was the third in Saki (H. H. Munro)'s series of very funny and very vicious stories. As an insider, Saki was ideally poised to eviscerate the Edwardian middle class way of life, and his pitiless and magnetic sense of humour - teamed with an ability to wield that sharpest of writer's tools, the (very) short story - makes these some of the funniest and most quotable of tales. All of the running themes in Saki's work are here.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Weighed down...

    • By John on 07-17-16

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Short Stories

    • The Timeless Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Saki, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie, Maimie McCoy, Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    This collection contains: "Idle Thoughts on Babies"; "The Schartz-Meterklume Method"; "A Photographer's Day Out"; and more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What an odd use of excellent materials

    • By GeekyGal on 12-03-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • HorrorBabble's Classic Horror: Volume 1

    • By: Edith Wharton, Ambrose Bierce, W. B. Yeats, and others
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Gill, Ian Gordon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30

    Ten extraordinary tales of terror, penned by the prolific horror masters of old, from Lovecraft's relentless "Rats in the Walls" and the view from Saki's "Open Window", to the guilt of Poe's "Tell-Tale Heart" and the ghostly musings on greed of Wharton's "Afterward".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • cant wait for vol. 2

    • By will on 07-21-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Halloween Scary Stories

    • By: Lord Byron, Saki, M. R. James, and others
    • Narrated by: Emma Hignett, Emma Topping, Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A classic collection of short stories to thrill and delight. Watch out for the twist in the tale.

    Regular price: $10.32

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