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    • Sepher Yetzirah: The Book of Formation

    • By: W. Wynn Westcott translator, Jason Augustus Newcomb editor
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
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    The Sepher Yetzirah or Book of Formation is perhaps the oldest rabbinical treatise of Kabbalistic philosophy which is still extant. This thoroughly re-edited and revised version helps bring this text to life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • exactly what you'd expect.

    • By Joseph RHunt on 11-18-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Chaldean Oracles

    • W. Wynn Westcott's Collectanea Hermetica, Volume 6
    • By: W. Wynn Westcott, Jason Augustus Newcomb
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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    This is a heavily revised and updated version of this classic occult text. While the utterances and philosophy expressed in this book represent a concise statement of esoteric philosophy spanning several millennia, the importance of this work lies in part with whom it has influenced. Most if not all of the Golden Dawn initiates were affected by the aphorisms in this short tract. Aleister Crowley quotes from this book almost more than any other.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exotic, Esoteric, and loved it!

    • By Rick Mars on 08-26-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Rosmersholm

    • By: Henrik Ibsen
    • Narrated by: John Burlinson, K. G. Cross, Alan Weyman, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Rosmersholm is a play surrounding the deep and intense political and cultural change in Norway in the middle of the 1880s, a period during which the traditional ruling class were forced to relinquish their right to impose their ideals on the rest of society. We follow Johannes Rosmer, a pastor who has resigned from his position; Rebecca West, a woman who sees Rosmer's potential and believes she can help him to realize his dream of creating a world of "happy, noble people"; and Headmaster Kroll, Rosmer's former best friend.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • The Cellular God: Samuel Butler's God the Known and God the Unknown

    • By: David Christopher Lane
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Samuel Butler, although an evolutionist (but not of the Darwinian kind), postulated a radical theory about God as both known and unknown, suggesting a kind of creative energy throughout the universe. His ideas are somewhat gnostic, though they don't fall into any one camp. Here is Butler's book, God Known and God Unknown in a new format, with an astute review of Butler's God that was written after Butler's death and published in 1918.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Gnome in the Neighborhood

    • Modern Fairy Tales of Forgotten Magic
    • By: Justin Dockins
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Do you ever wonder if there is a gnome living in the hole at the bottom of the old tree in the park? Have you ever felt like you weren't alone while in the woods? Did you know that elves are responsible for many of our day-to-day occurrences? If your mind ever fills with these kinds of questions, then these modern fairy tales are for you!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the magic

    • By Molly Statler on 09-14-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Hippolytus

    • By: Bob Gonzalez - translator, Euripides
    • Narrated by: P. J. Morgan, Linda Barrans, Russell Gold, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    Euripides (c. 480-406 B.C.E.) is the author of eighteen extant plays and many more only surviving in fragments. He is the youngest of the three great Athenian tragedians with Aeschylus and Sophocles. Hippolytus, bastard son of Theseus and the Amazon Hippolyta, has sworn chaste allegiance to the goddess Artemis, thus severely offending the goddess Aphrodite by failing to revere her. Aphrodite swears revenge and promises that he will die before the day is done, taking with him Queen Phaedra, wife of Theseus.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Poimandres, the Shepherd of Men, a Hermetic Gospel

    • Corpus Hermeticum, Book 1
    • By: Jason Augustus Newcomb
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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    The Corpus Hermeticum is a series of short philosophical and religious treatises dating from the beginning of the Common Era. Most of the texts take the form of a dialogue between Hermes Trismegistos and one or more of his disciples. The texts are loosely related but clearly separate tracts seemingly written by many different authors who use the character of Hermes Trismegistos as a prop to express their unique philosophies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very spiritual

    • By dan j cutting on 04-04-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Rosicrucian Manifestos

    • By: The Rosicrucian Brothers
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4 out of 5 stars 21

    These enigmatic treatises caused a seismic shift in European culture, and massive speculation as to their origin and purpose. Even to this day, these unique esoteric tracts are essential listens for any student of the mysteries of life and spirit. Editor Jason Augustus Newcomb has thoroughly rendered the book more comprehendible for modern listeners, as well as added additional notes and commentary.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not for everybody.

    • By JJ on 01-31-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Invisible Man

    • By: H G Wells
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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     If you had discovered a way to become invisible, would it bring you tremendous power? Or tremendous problems? 

    Regular price: $14.27

    • Oedipus the King

    • By: Sophocles
    • Narrated by: Denis Daly, Marty Krzywonos, Alan Weyman, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Oedipus the King is the story of a man whose life is destroyed by his own good intentions. When a terrible secret from his past is brought to the light of day, the consequences are chilling - and ineluctable.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Ring and the Book

    • By: Robert Browning
    • Narrated by: John Burlinson, Bob Neufeld, Sara Morsey, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The Ring and the Book is a verse novel of sex, lies, and murder, authored by Robert Browning, and it is widely considered to be one of the greatest literary works of the 19th century. It’s a “true crime” story based on the proceedings of a Roman murder trial held in 1698. Each of the 12 books consists of a dramatic monologue in the voice of a different character involved in the tale.

    Regular price: $35.70

    • Emma

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Libby Stephenson, Amanda Friday, Alan Weyman, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Emma was the last completed novel by Jane Austen. It tells the story of a spirited and opinionated young woman who lives with her widowed father and who has an unfortunate penchant for interfering in the love life of those around her. As others in her small circle gradually find partners, the question which is at the center of all Jane Austen novels remains to be answered: how will Emma find a husband for herself?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable book.

    • By healthyisbeautiful on 12-28-17

    Regular price: $28.56

    • The Creditor

    • By: August Strindberg
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman, John Burlinson, Jennifer Fournier, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    The Swedish playwright August Strindberg was one of the founding fathers of naturalistic theater. A feature of many of his plays is the minute dissection of attitude and motivation by individuals within tightly bound groups. As in the present drama, such relentless inspection of behavior often has drastic consequences. Thekla, married to the needy Adolf, has a surprise encounter with her former husband, the lordly Gustav. Or is it really a surprise?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • this is my favorite play

    • By David Larson on 03-29-17

    Regular price: $8.55

    • The Best British Short Stories of 1922

    • By: John Cournos, Edward O'Brien
    • Narrated by: Christianne Lupher, Alan Weyman, Sara Morsey, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An anthology selected and edited by Edward J. O’Brien and John Cournos with an introduction by John Cournos and Edward O'Brien.   

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A sometimes humorous, sometimes pathetic, and sometimes creepy collection of stories

    • By Christi L on 10-02-18

    Regular price: $24.27

    • The Happy Prince & Other Tales

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Noel Badrian, Craig Franklin, Russell Gold, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This beautiful collection contains five fairy tales by the celebrated British writer Oscar Wilde: "The Happy Prince", "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend", and "The Remarkable Rocket." These timeless tales are performed by a full cast, and will delight listeners of all ages with their whimsical characters, moving situations, and touches of ironic humor. Presented by The Online Stage.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • King John

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Craig Franklin, Andy Harrington, Alan Weyman, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Life and Death of King John was probably written in the 1590s but not published until the First Folio in 1623. Of Shakespeare's 11 history plays, King John is the one which deals with the story of a monarch most removed from Shakespeare's time. The historical remoteness of this ruler, and also the fact that he had no genealogical links with the Tudor dynasty, enabled Shakespeare to present him in a warts and allà fashion.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • Stoic Paradoxes: A New Translation

    • By: Quintus Curtius - translator
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Cicero's Stoic Paradoxes is a brilliant and accessible summary of the six major ethical beliefs of Stoicism. The nature of moral goodness, the possession of virtue, good and bad conduct, the transcendence of wisdom, and the sources of real wealth are all discussed with the author's characteristic intensity and wit. This is the only existing modern translation of this little-known classic, as well as the most detailed study. Translator Quintus Curtius has returned to the original Latin texts to provide a modern, fresh interpretation of these forgotten classics. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An outstanding telling of Cicero's essays.

    • By K. Z. Howell on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Four Plays

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Linda Barrans, Amanda Friday, Elizabeth Klett, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    This collection contains Oscar Wilde's four best-known comedies: The Importance of Being Earnest; Lady Windermere's Fan; An Ideal Husband; and A Woman of No Importance. All of them satirize upper-class English society of the 1890s, dramatizing scandalous secrets, political and marital intrigue, and dandyish bad behavior with Wilde's trademark wit and wisdom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic voice performance!

    • By Kristina Hernandez on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $19.99

    • An Ideal Husband

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Alan Weyman, Amanda Friday, Ben Lindsey-Clark, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    An Ideal Husband is an 1895 comedy by Oscar Wilde which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honor. The action is set in London, and takes place over the course of 24 hours.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Atrocious voicing of Robert

    • By Anonymous User on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $9.99

    • King Lear

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Ron Altman, Phil Benson, Marty Kris, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Shakespeare's King Lear ranks with Sophocles' Oedipus as a tragic hero destroyed by his own good intentions. From the moment when Lear unfolds his darker purpose, we are drawn into an ineluctable chain of events that leads through betrayal, deceit, destructive family conflict, reconciliation, despair, and death. Considered by many to be the most grueling of Shakespeare's tragedies.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful performance - except Lear

    • By Fificat on 01-05-17

    Regular price: $11.42

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