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    • The Great Love Story Collection

    • By: Katherine Mansfield, George Gissing, Leonard Merrick, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A wonderful collection of great classic love stories for the incurable romantic in all of us. "The Scrupulous Father" by George Gissing, "The Marquise" by George Sand, "Her Lover" by Maxim Gorky, "A Long-Ago Affair" by John Galsworthy, "A Dill Pickle" by Katherine Mansfield, "Portrait of a Lady" by Jerome K. Jerome, "The Pig and Whistle" by George Gissing, "A Race for a Bride" by H. K. Hales, "The Christmas Tree and the Wedding" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Girl Who Was Tired of Love" by Leonard Merrick...

    Regular price: $31.56

    • Unusual Fairy Tales

    • By: John Ruskin, Katherine Pyle, Leo Tolstoy, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

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    • If this had a chance,

    • By Marianna on 12-30-16

    Regular price: $31.56

    • Stories of Duels, Trials, Bets and Dares

    • By: J. S. Fletcher, Barry Pain, Stacy Aumonier, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An enthralling collection of strange stories where characters are challenged to do something completely out of the ordinary. The Earl, the Warder and the Wayward Heiress by J. S. Fletcher, The Giraffe Problem by Barry Pain, The Man who Stole a Meeting House by John Townsend Trowbridge, The Box Tunnel by Charles Reade, A Lucky Number by S. B. Hale, The Brown Wallet by Stacy Aumonier, The Bet by Anton Jacobs

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Stories, Reader is TERRIBLE

    • By Edmund on 05-08-17

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Cupid's Bedside Book

    • Great Classic Love Stories
    • By: Leonard Merrick, Jerome K. Jerome, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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    A wonderful collection of classic stories on the theme of love. A must-listen for the incurable romantic.

    Regular price: $16.54

    • The Child in the Garden

    • By: Leonard Merrick
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Child in the Garden is the story of an independent young woman with a passion for archeology who enjoys travelling to sites of antiquity in pusuit of her research. Meanwhile her fiancé, a highly traditional curate, is unhappy at her level of freedom and independence. When he finally travels out to Greece and catches up with her in a remote village, she breaks off their engagement. Soon after this she experiences a terrifying, but at the same time thrilling adventure.

    Regular price: $4.12

    • The Judgment of Paris

    • By: Leonard Merrick
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The story of a bizarre love triangle. Two popular comedians, Robichon and Quinquart vie for the love of a pretty actress. She declares that she will marry the one who is a better actor... but how to decide? The pretty Suzanne's answer is that all Paris should decide. But how is this to be achieved? The two agree that to test their acting skills they should take on a serious acting role. But as they are famous as comedians, they realise it will be difficult to agree anyone to cast them in anything other than comedy.

    Regular price: $6.88

    • The Girl Who Was Tired of Love

    • By: Leonard Merrick
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 36 mins
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    Leonard Merrick (1864 – 1939) was a well known English novelist, who was popular with the likes of such as H. G. Wells, J. M. Barrie, G. K. Chesterton and William Dean Howells. Many of his stories have, over the years, been adapted to the screen. J. M. Barrie called Merrick the "novelist's novelist. "In "The Girl who was Tired of Love", Merrick tells the story of a wealthy widow whose beauty has faded with age, and who struggles to accept herself in the role of an old woman.

    Regular price: $5.16