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    • Favorite Children's Stories

    • By: Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens, Beatrix Potter, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Here are 28 of the best-loved children's stories from around the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done

    • By Jas on 12-29-06

    Regular price: $33.95

    • The King of the Golden River

    • By: John Ruskin
    • Narrated by: John Chatty, Walter Zimmerman
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    "The King of the Golden River" is the magical story of a boy named Gluck, his evil brothers, and a dangerous quest to find treasure lurking in the Golden River. It is a classic tale and the only fairy tale the famous English author and critic ever wrote. It could also be classified as a fable or parable since it it explains "how things came to be".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By James on 05-05-09

    Regular price: $3.47

    • The King of the Golden River

    • or The Black Brothers
    • By: John Ruskin
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    John Ruskin (1819-1900) was one of the most versatile and accomplished writers of his day, as well as being a prominent art critic, painter, philanthropist and social commentator. His writings included academic essays, travel guides, poetry, manuals, treatises, letters...and one enchanting fairy tale: The King of the Golden River. The story tells of three brothers, two of them greedy and dishonest, the third and youngest a kind hearted and trustworthy lad.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)

    • By: John Ruskin
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This is an essay from the Favorite Essays collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Slow and delicately built

    • By HOrdover on 06-13-15

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Unto this last

    • Une paraphrase
    • By: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, John Ruskin
    • Narrated by: Christian Baltauss
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Unto this last" est un essai de John Ruskin, écrivain, poète, critique d'art et peintre anglais sur l'économie, paru pour la première fois en décembre 1860 dans le mensuel Cornhill Magazine sous forme d'articles. Très critique à l'égard des économistes capitalistes du XVIIIe et du XIXe siècle, c'est un précurseur de l'économie sociale.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Unusual Fairy Tales

    • By: John Ruskin, Katherine Pyle, Leo Tolstoy, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    A delightful collection of lesser known traditional and modern fairy stories: 1. "The King of the Golden River"; 2. "The Empty Drum"; 3. "The Fire Spirit"; 4. "The Tree of Death"; 5. "The Smuggler’s Daughter"; 6. "A Dream of Wild Bees"; 7. "The Fisherman"; 8. "The Masked Ball"; 9. "The Petrified Man"; 10. "The Were-Wolf"...and many more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • If this had a chance,

    • By Marianna on 12-30-16

    Regular price: $31.56