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    • Fifty Groundbreaking Stories by Women Writers

    • By: Edith Wharton, May Sinclair, Virginia Woolf, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Fifty short stories by women writers who broke the mould.

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    • The most poorly performed book I have listened to of all time. Absolute torture.

    • By jodi on 09-22-17

    Regular price: $98.17

    • Fifty Spellbinding Stories

    • By: J. S. Fletcher, Arthur Morrison, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 39 mins
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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

    • 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
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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

    • The Man Who Fell in Love with the Cooperative Stores

    • By: Stella Benson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Stella Benson (1892-1933) was an English feminist, novelist, poet, and short story and travel writer. The Man Who Fell in Love with the Cooperative Stores is an amusing allegorical story about mercenary love, the gullibility of those men who keep a mistress and the cynicism of those women who accept this kind of relationship.

    Regular price: $3.09

    • The Desert Islander

    • By: Stella Benson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 49 mins
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    The Desert Islander is the story of a deserter from the French Foreign Legion who seeks help from an Englishman living in a remote part of southern China during the Chinese war. Two facts quickly become apparent about our legionnaire. First, that he has a narcissistic personality disorder which leaves him devoid of empathy and in desperate need to attention and adulation. Second that he is suffering from a gangrenous leg.

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    • The Man Who Missed the Bus

    • By: Stella Benson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 37 mins
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    'The Man Who Missed the Bus' is a creepy horror story about a lonely and eccentric man who finds himself unable to see other human faces. Worse still, gradually he also loses the ability to see his own reflection in the mirror. But this is only the beginning of the horror story. Far worse is to come....

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    • Submarine

    • By: Stella Benson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 13 mins
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    When Vi and Amos go diving for the first time in the West Indies, they hope to explore the recent wreck of a smuggling ship. Once underwater, Vi struggles to remember who the man up on the surface, pumping air down to their diving suits, reminds her of. Suddenly she realizes. He is Nana's son! Nana, the housekeeper who Amos sacked for stealing. And Nana's son had vowed to get even with them. Vi searches frantically among the coral for Amos and struggles to make him understand what has happened.

    Regular price: $3.26