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    • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' is a collection of twelve short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In general, the stories identify, and...

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    • The Diary of a Dead Officer

    • By: Arthur Graeme West
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
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    "The Diary of a Dead Officer" paints a picture critical of everyday army life, shows us the moral and psychological struggles of soldiers during World War 1 and is said to be one of the most vivid accounts of daily life in the trenches. The book is composed of diverse diary entries of Arthur Graeme West, British writer and war poet, killed by a sniper in 1917. The book gives voice to one officer's struggle to come to terms with the realities of war and is a poignant tribute to a lost generation of soldiers at war.

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    • The Magic World

    • By: Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Magic World shows us the worlds of 12 incredible fantasy stories: "The Cat-hood of Maurice" (a boy abuses the family cat, and learns to see things from the feline point of view), "The Mixed Mine" (two boys find a magic spyglass, and use it to make their fortunes), "Accidental Magic" (Quentin falls asleep on the altarstone at Stonehenge, and wakes in Atlantis), "The Princess and the Hedge-pig" (King Ozymandias and Queen Eliza plan a secret christening for their Princess Ozyliza, to avoid a wicked fairy's curse).

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    • The Cricket on the Hearth

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
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    "The Cricket on the Hearth " is a Christmas novella by Charles Dickens. John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his young wife Dot, their baby boy and their nanny Tilly Slowboy. A cricket chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the family. One day a mysterious elderly stranger comes to visit and stays at Peerybingle's house for a few days. The life of the Peerybingles intersects with that of Caleb Plummer, a poor toymaker employed by the miser Mr. Tackleton. Caleb has a blind daughter Bertha, and a son Edward, who travelled to South America and is thought to be dead.

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    • The Chimes

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
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    "The Chimes" is a story by Charles Dickens with strong social and moral messages. One New Year's Eve, Trotty, a poor elderly "ticket-porter" or casual messenger, is filled with gloom at the reports of crime and immorality in the newspapers, and wonders whether the working classes are simply evil by nature. His daughter Meg and her long-time fiancé Richard arrive and announce their decision to marry on the next day.

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    • The Riddle of the Purple Emperor

    • By: Thomas W. Hanshew
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
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    Hamilton Cleek is a detective known as "the man of the forty faces" for his incredible skill at disguise, the power to transform his face and mimic any mannerism he desires. Cleek is based in Clarges Street, London, where he is constantly consulted by Inspector Narkom of Scotland Yard. Hamilton Cleek is a comical figure, not only for his ability to impersonate anyone but for his physical derring-do and his frequent melodramatic encounters with Margot, "Queen of the Apaches", and her partner-in-crime Merode.

    Regular price: $11.80

    • The Riddle of the Frozen Flame

    • By: Thomas W. Hanshew
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hamilton Cleek is a detective known as "the man of the forty faces" for his incredible skill at disguise, the power to transform his face and mimic any mannerism he desires. Cleek is based in Clarges Street, London, where he is constantly consulted by Inspector Narkom of Scotland Yard. Hamilton Cleek is a comical figure, not only for his ability to impersonate anyone but for his physical derring-do and his frequent melodramatic encounters with Margot, "Queen of the Apaches", and her partner-in-crime Merode.

    Regular price: $12.79

    • The Art of Money Getting

    • By: P. T. Barnum
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
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    Many people fail because they spend too much time dreaming and not enough time acting. The Art of Money teaches about every aspect of earning money and how to use it properly.

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    • Utopia

    • By: Thomas More
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
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    "Utopia" is a work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More. The book is a frame narrative primarily describing a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs. Utopia is an ideal society with a perfect socio-politico-legal system.

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    • Faces and Places

    • By: Henry William Lucy
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
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    Faces and Places is an eclectic, mostly affectionately humorous collection of articles on nineteenth century travel, depicting events and personalities by the British journalist Henry Lucy, who wrote for the Daily News, a London newspaper. His open letter "To Those About to Become Journalists" rings as true today as when it was written long ago.

    Regular price: $10.81

    • The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
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    The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain is a novella by Charles Dickens. The story focuses on Professor Redlaw and those close to him. Redlaw is a teacher of chemistry who often broods over wrongs done in his past. Redlaw's phantom twin proposes to him to forget the sorrow, wrong, and trouble he have done before. Redlaw is hesitant at first, but finally agrees. The ghost with the help of magic; erases the professor's memory completely. The professor is now at peace with his life because he has no hint about the pain that he went through. But now he faces another major dilemma.

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    • The World's Lumber Room

    • By: Selina Gaye
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
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    This book takes us on a journey to all around the world and beyond in order to vividly explain the many varieties of dust and refuse - animal, vegetable and mineral - how it is made both by man and by nature, what happens to it, and why we need it. We find that recycling is nothing new: man has been doing it for centuries, and nature has been doing it from the beginning of time.

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    • Underground Man

    • By: Gabriel Tarde
    • Narrated by: Edith Harson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
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    Underground Man is a science fiction novel written by Gabriel Tarde. It depicts the collective functioning of a society which has taken refuge in the heart of a frozen earth, completely cut off from nature. In the complete nonattendance of all species apart from humankind, they decided to construct a new world in the light of affection and excellence and scholarly interests.

    Regular price: $7.85