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    • The Secret Garden

    • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Bassett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
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    "The Secret Garden" is a children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published as a book in 1911, after a version was published as an American magazine serial beginning in 1910. Set in England, it is one of Burnett's most popular novels and is considered a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been made. The American edition was published by Stokes with illustrations by Maria Louise Kirk (signed as M. L. Kirk) and the British edition by Heinemann with illustrations by Charles Heath Robinson.

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    • The Murders in the Rue Morgue

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Bassett
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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    "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841. It has been recognized as the first modern detective story; Poe referred to it as one of his "tales of ratiocination". C. Auguste Dupin is a man in Paris who solves the mystery of the brutal murder of two women. Numerous witnesses heard a suspect, though no one agrees on what language was spoken. At the murder scene, Dupin finds a hair that does not appear to be human. As the first fictional detective, Poe's Dupin displays many traits which became literary conventions in subsequent fictional detectives, including Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot.

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    • A Dog's Tale

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Bassett
    • Length: 30 mins
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    "A Dog's Tale" is a short story written by Mark Twain. It first appeared in the December 1903 issue of Harper's Magazine. In January of the following year it was extracted into a stand-alone pamphlet published for the National Anti-Vivisection Society. Still later in 1904, it was expanded into a book published by Harper & Brothers.

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    • A Christmas Carol

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Bassett
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
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    "A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas", commonly known as "A Christmas Carol", is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843; the first edition was illustrated by John Leech. "A Christmas Carol" tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man.

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    • Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus

    • By: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Bassett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
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    "Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus" is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley (1797-1851) that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was 18, and the first edition of the novel was published anonymously in London on January 1st, 1818, when she was 20. Her name first appeared on the second edition, published in France in 1823.

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    • The Canterville Ghost

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Bassett
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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    "The Canterville Ghost" is a novella by Oscar Wilde. It was the first of Wilde's stories to be published, appearing in two parts in The Court and Society Review, February 23rd and March 2nd, 1887. The story is about an American family who move to a castle haunted by the ghost of a dead nobleman, who killed his wife and was starved to death by his wife's brothers. It has been adapted for the stage and screen several times. The home of the Canterville Ghost was the ancient Canterville Chase, which has all the accoutrements of a traditional haunted house.

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    • Peter Pan

    • By: J. M. Barrie
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Bassett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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    Peter Pan is a fictional character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. A free spirited and mischievous young boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood having adventures on the mythical island of Neverland as the leader of the Lost Boys, interacting with fairies, pirates, mermaids, Native Americans, and occasionally ordinary children from the world outside Neverland.

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