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    • The Beloved Vagabond

    • By: William John Locke
    • Narrated by: David Beed
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Beloved Vagabond" is a 1906 novel written by William John Locke. It is the most famous work of Locke. In nineteenth century France an architect decides to disguise himself as a tramp. Excerpt from the book: "It is the story of Paragot, the belovéd vagabond - please pronounce his name French-fashion - and if I obtrude myself on your notice it is because I was so much involved in the medley of farce and tragedy which made up some years of his life, that I don't know how to tell the story otherwise.

    Regular price: $15.75

    • Best of Women's Short Stories

    • By: William J. Locke, Edith Wharton, more
    • Narrated by: Harriet Walter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This selection of stories relates the many experiences and complexities of womanhood; sometimes joyful, sometimes sad but always enriching. With stories by Edith Wharton, Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth Gaskell - it includes 'Ladies in Lavender' by William J. Locke, the inspiration for the film of the same name starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith.  

    Regular price: $14.18

    • The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne

    • By: William John Locke
    • Narrated by: David Beed
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne" is a 1905 novel by William John Locke about a middle aged schoolmaster, who unexpectedly inherits money and a title. Walking through a park he finds a young girl weeping - a harem girl who has been brought to London for an arranged marriage, and has run away. Not knowing what else to do, Sir Marcus brings her to his home.

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Great British Short Stories

    • A Vintage Collection of Classic Tales
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A glorious collection of some of the finest British short stories ever written. The Dog – Arnold Bennet, Not On The Passenger List – Barry Pain, The Old Man’s Tale About The Queer Client – Charles Dickens, The Half Brothers – Elizabeth Gaskell, The Veiled Portrait – James McGovan, Markheim – Robert Louis Stevenson, The Bottle Imp – Robert Louis Stevenson, The Adventures Of The Kind Mr. Smith – William J. Locke, The Man Of Mystery – Barry Pain, The Brazilian Cat – Sir. Arthur Conan Doyle.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful narration

    • By Mike on 02-07-12

    Regular price: $20.65

    • A Christmas Mystery

    • By: William Locke
    • Narrated by: Blair Mellow
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Three irritable curmudgeons, each successful in their respective fields, find themselves thrown together on a comically arduous journey - all at the behest of a mysterious host. Arriving at their destination, the three men find their cantankerous hearts melting in the presence of a newborn infant.

    Regular price: $4.95