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    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 9

    • By: Ray Bradbury, Harry Bates, William Morrison, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts, Cindy Killavey, Al Kessel, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fave Sci fi 9

    • By Deedra on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Whimsical Tales

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

    Regular price: $25.81

    • Classic Detective Stories, Volume 1

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Barr, Baroness Orczy, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    Sherlock Holmes may have been the most famous detective of the 19th century, but he had many worthy rivals.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed bag

    • By Linda on 05-28-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Hole in the Wall

    • By: Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Great Humorous Stories

    • By: Arthur Morrison, Harry Graham, Morley Roberts, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A superb anthology of 40 great classic humorous stories.

    Regular price: $102.27

    • The Affair of the Tortoise

    • By: Arthur George Morrison
    • Narrated by: Kate Harrison
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After a woman reports seeing a murder victim, the body suddenly disappears. Arthur Morrison's fictional characters, Martin Hewitt and Inspector Nettings, work to solve the mystery with just a few pieces of evidence to consider - a dead tortoise, a voodoo doll, a bloodstained axe, and a note from 'an avenger.' 

    Regular price: $4.17

    • Fair Tales of Fowl

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

    Regular price: $8.74

    • Six Short Stories by Arthur Morrison

    • By: Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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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'.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Martin Hewitt, Investigator

    • By: Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Walter Covell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    These six adventures of Sherlock Holmes' greatest rival will keep you guessing and listening.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For Holmes & Father Brown Fans

    • By Mary on 03-04-06

    Regular price: $19.60

    • The Affair of the Avalanche Bicycle & Tyre Co. Ltd

    • By: Arthur George Morrison
    • Narrated by: Carter Jones
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Private detective Horace Dorrington sees no conflict in helping himself while helping his clients. A promising new bicycle company presents him with an opportunity to cash in on his insider knowledge. But it's a dirty business, so Dorrington takes steps to ensure he's not taken for a ride.

    Regular price: $4.17

    • Fifty Spellbinding Stories

    • By: J. S. Fletcher, Arthur Morrison, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fast-paced and varied collection of captivating short stories ranging from action thrillers to poignant tear-jerkers to the downright weird, including: "Jerry Bundler" by W. W. Jacobs, "The Umbrella Mender" by Beatrice Harraden, "Green Ink" by J. S. Fletcher, "Why Herbert Killed His Mother" by Winifred Holtby, "The Red Mark" by Israel Zangwill, "The White Kid Glove" by J. S. Fletcher, "Sophy Mason Comes Back" by E. M. Delafield, plus many more.

    Regular price: $85.28

    • A Child of the Jago

    • By: Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A little-known masterpiece, masterfully performed

    • By Gregg L. Newby on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Classic Detective Stories, Volume 2

    • By: Bret Harte, Arthur Morrison, Jacques Futrelle, and others
    • Narrated by: various
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
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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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A crime has been commited

    • By J_T on 08-21-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Stories of Odd Jobs and Strange Callings

    • By: H. G. Wells, Arthur Morrison, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fascinating collection of classic short stories featuring unusual ways of making a living, including 'The Umbrella-Mender' by Beatrice Harraden, 'The Triumphs of a Taxidermist' by H. G. Wells, 'A Pair of Silk Stockings' by Kate Chopin, 'A Skinful of Trouble' by Arthur Morrison, 'White Magic' by Ella d'Arcy, 'A Deal in Ostriches' by H. G. Wells, and many more.

    Regular price: $25.81

    • Great Animal Stories

    • 25 Beastly Tales
    • By: Arthur Morrison, H. G. Wells, Hugh Walpole, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Great Animal Stories, featuring 25 beastly tales.

    Regular price: $17.05

    • A Skinful of Trouble

    • By: Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Skinful of Trouble is the humorous tale of Mr. Dowdall, a gentleman who has invested as shareholder in a circus of dubious repute. All attempts to pursue the circus and recoup his investment are frustrated, until the circus manager agrees to send property of the circus to the value of the sum demanded. A circus tiger is then deposited on the street outside the Dowdall house in London.

    Regular price: $4.12

    • Cap'n Jollyfax's Gun

    • By: Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cap'n Jollyfax, a retired sea captain, has a brass cannon which he likes to fire on special occasions. New Year, Waterloo day, the anniversary of Nelson's funeral, Trafalgar day, everyone's birthdays, weddings, christenings and every other occasion. His neighbour, the widow Mrs Billing, has a great dislike for the gun. So when Cap'n Jollyfax and Mrs Billing become engaged to be married it is perhaps not surprising that there is a dispute about the future of the gun...a dispute with hilarious consequences.

    Regular price: $3.19

    • Dobbs' Parrot

    • By: Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    Regular price: $4.37

    • Detective Stories

    • Arthur Morrison Collection, Book 1
    • By: Cyanide Publishing, Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Stephen Holloway
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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     First published in 1897, this new Cyanide Publishing edition contains the original text as well as background articles, including "Arthur Morrison: Depicting Life in the East End", "Arthur Morrison: A Bibliography" and "London's East End: Crime in the 1800s". A collection of seven mystery stories, including "The Case of the Ward Lane Tabernacle", "The Ivy Cottage Mystery", "The Nicobar Bullion Case", "The Flittterbat Lancers", "The Narrative of Mr. James Rigby", "The Case of Janissary", and "The Affair of the Avalanche Bicycle and Tyre Co."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Detective stories with a sherlockian flavor

    • By norman on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The House of Haddock

    • By: Arthur Morrison
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    Regular price: $3.09

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