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    • The Woman Who Married a Cloud

    • The Collected Short Stories of Jonathan Carroll
    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth, Suehyla El Attar
    • Length: 19 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    For more than 30 years, Jonathan Carroll’s writing has defied genre conventions. Known for his novels—including The Land of Laughs, Bones of the Moon, Sleeping in Flame, and many other compelling and often surreal stories—Carroll has also created an eloquent body of short fiction. The Woman Who Married a Cloud brings his stories together for the first time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Stories, Mixed Narration

    • By Gambol on 06-23-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Ghost in Love

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Just after a man falls in the snow and hits his head on a stone curb, a ghost arrives to take his soul to the afterlife. But something strange occurs: the man doesn't die. Flabbergasted, the ghost appeals to his boss for further direction and is instructed to stay with the man until the strange "problem" is worked out.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting writing style, complex story

    • By Brien on 12-16-08

    Regular price: $18.16

    • White Apples

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 105

    Vincent Ettrich, a genial philanderer, discovers he has died and come back to life, but he has no idea why, or what the experience was like. Gradually, he discovers he was brought back by his true love, Isabelle, because she is pregnant with their child - a child who, if raised correctly, will play a crucial role in saving the universe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you Neil!!! Carroll is my new favorite.

    • By Jason Coffin on 05-15-12

    Regular price: $23.08

    • 30 histoires indispensables pour devenir grand

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, Jonathan Swift, and others
    • Narrated by: Michel Galabru, Daniel Prévost, Anny Duperey, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Hans Christian Andersen, Les Contes des mille et une nuits, les frères Grimm, Jean de La Fontaine : autant d'auteurs d'exception dont les contes, fables et autres histoires ont captivé des générations d'enfants, petits et grands. Plus de 5 heures de pur bonheur durant lesquels vous redécouvrirez ces récits, tantôt populaires, tantôt moins connus, servis par une pléiade d'interprètes légendaires... Ouvrez toutes grandes vos oreilles et laissez-vous transporter !

    Regular price: $4.07

    • The Land of Laughs

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 419
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 373

    Thomas Abbey is a man stuck in a rut. To kick-start his life, he takes a sabbatical to work on a biography of his favorite writer, the mysterious Marshall France. Although Abbey has been warned that France's daughter, Anna, has blocked all previous attempts at her father's biography, he is surprised to find her the soul of small-town hospitality and quite excited about Abbey's proposal. Even stranger than Anna's behavior, though, is the town itself. The people seem to know what their future holds - freak accidents and all - down to the hour.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Best of the not so good

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 07-02-13

    Regular price: $17.99

    • After Silence

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 2

    In his late 30s, Max Fischer is a successful cartoonist living in Los Angeles. Scarred by recent love affairs, he is cautious yet intrigued when he meets Lily Aaron and her nine-year-old son, Lincoln. Lily, the manager of an offbeat restaurant, devotes her life to raising her son alone. As Max spends time with the Aarons, he falls irresistibly in love with them. The perfect mate, the perfect child - the perfect situation, since they seem to love him, too, with equal intensity.

    Regular price: $17.94

    • Kissing the Beehive

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: J. J. Write
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Best-selling author Sam Bayer is stuck. Burned out from his third divorce, bored with the formulaic rut his writing has fallen into, and unable to deliver the manuscript for which he has been paid a stratospheric advance, he is desperate for inspiration. But a chance visit to his hometown of Crane's View, New York, sparks his imagination. Soon he immerses himself in an unsolved case of murder that took place when he was a teenager - Sam himself had discovered the body of the victim, a beautiful and wild teenage girl named Pauline.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Jonathan Carroll should sue J. J. White

    • By Manu on 03-13-14

    Regular price: $17.94

    • From the Teeth of Angels

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    At first it seems like an ordinary dream. Talkative Englishman Ian McGann meets a long-dead acquaintance and asks him questions about the afterlife. But when he awakes, a thick pink scar stretches across his chest. Each subsequent night, as he dreams of death, he asks more questions, understands less, and awakens with increasingly gruesome injuries. When he meets an American traveler in Sardinia and tells him of his experience, the stranger begins having matching dreams - with the same painful results.

    Regular price: $17.94

    • Voice of Our Shadow

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Even as a child, Joseph Lennox was happy to live in his older brother Ross’s shadow. Sadistic and charming, Ross was blossoming into a teenage rebel when one day, down by the train tracks, Joe inadvertently shoves him onto the third rail. After that fatal afternoon, Joe tried to blend into the shadows, fleeing to Austria as soon as he graduated college. Now he lives in Vienna, enjoying the cozy dullness of empty cafés and old movie theaters, doing his best to forget the day he watched his brother die. But death is not through with Joe Lennox.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Might be better story with different narrator

    • By Lisa_Minneapolis on 07-22-16

    Regular price: $13.30

    • The Marriage of Sticks

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Amanda Carlin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Miranda Romanac is a successful 30-something woman in today's modern world, yet she feels alone and adrift on the sea of her life. At her high school reunion she makes a shattering discovery that further undermines her already shaky sense of who she is and where she is going. When she meets the remarkable Hugh Oakley, her life takes a 180-degree turn for the better - but at what price?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not his best but worth it.

    • By Sarah on 10-23-13

    Regular price: $17.94

    • Outside the Dog Museum

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Harry Radcliffe is a brilliant prize-winning architect - witty and remarkable. He's also a self-serving opportunist, ready to take advantage of whatever situations, and women, come his way. But now, newly divorced and having had an inexplicable nervous breakdown, Harry is being wooed by the extremely wealthy Sultan of Saru to design a billion-dollar dog museum.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great characters, good storyline, abrupt ending.

    • By Eric Murphy on 06-11-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Child Across the Sky

    • By: Jonathan Carroll
    • Narrated by: Daniel Goldstein
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 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 2

    Weber Gregston and Philip Strayhorn are best friends. They were at college together; they struggle as nobodies in Hollywood together. Weber soon becomes the most acclaimed director of his generation. Phil is unrecognized for years, and then makes a series of notorious horror films. He has everything; love, fame, money. Then he takes a gun and blows his head off. Why? Weber hopes the answer is on the video tapes that Phil has left him. But when he plays them, he finds messages from beyond the grave.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A moral tale without a moral

    • By Penny Farthing on 08-07-13

    Regular price: $17.94