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    • The Three Little Pigs

    • By: uncredited
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Three Little Pigs" is a very funny and famous fairytale featuring anthropomorphic pigs who build three houses of different materials. The story begins with the title characters being sent out into the world by their mother, to "seek out their fortune". The first little pig builds a house of straw, but a wolf blows it down and eats him. The second pig builds a house of furze sticks, which the wolf also blows down and eats him. Each exchange between wolf and pig features ringing proverbial phrases, namely: "Little pig, little Pig, let me come in." "No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin." "Then I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in." The third pig builds a house of bricks. This little pig is very smart, and the end is a big surprise for everyone.

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    • love it

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-22-18

    Regular price: $1.97

    • 100 Quotes by Socrates (Great Philosophers and Their Inspiring Thoughts)

    • By: Socrates
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Socrates is an enigmatic figure, known chiefly through the accounts of others like Plato and Aristophanes. He was one of the most brilliant intellects ever, and devised what would later be called the Socratic method, which is a way of leading one's interlocutor to see his errors and contradictions through clever questioning before leading him to the truth. In ancient Athens, Socrates was widely known as a "gadfly", that is, an annoying insect buzzing at people's ears, because he kept questioning prejudices and contradictions; he was eventually tried and executed for "corrupting the minds of the youth".

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    • soothing insights

    • By Gabriel Mqz on 05-24-18

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    • 120 days of Sodom

    • By: Marquis de Sade
    • Narrated by: Paul Spera
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
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    "The 120 Days of Sodom" is "the most impure tale that has ever been told since our world began". It was written by the Marquis de Sade, a french noble man, in the space of 37 days, while imprisoned in the famous parisian Bastille. Fearing confiscation, the Marquis de Sade, Donatien-Alphonse-François, had to write it on a continuous roll of paper, made up of small pieces glued together. The original manuscript is now on display in Paris, and is the third most expensive kept in France, insured for 12 million euros.

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    • By Lena on 12-05-16

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    • 20 Bedtime Stories For Kids

    • By: div.
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This collection of 20 bedtime stories will help your child drift into a peaceful sleep, by concluding his day with delightful adventures, important teachings and symbolic imagery for enlightening dreams. Classic children's stories and fairy tales are an essential part of any kid's development. Our audiobook collection means to bring together the fairy tales, stories, myths and legends which have fed the children of many generations in the years when the imagination is awakening and craving stimulus and material to work upon. This compilation, specially designed for small children, includes folk tales, classic tales by Charles Perrault and Hans Christian Andersen, and stories from the Arabian Nights, narrated in a warm and soothing way:

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    • By Jessyca Arndt on 01-12-18

    Regular price: $11.42

    • 100 Quotes by Winston Churchill

    • By: Winston Churchill
    • Narrated by: Paul Spera
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sir Winston Churchill was a British statesman, orator, and author who, as prime minister, rallied the British people during World War II and led Britain to an allied victory. Churchill's "bulldog" spirit seemed to summarise the mood of the British people even during the bad times, such as Dunkirk, and the inspirational victories, such as the Battle of Britain. His was a brilliant mind, full of wit and intelligence; his oratory brilliance and his admirable style led him to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful funny concise modern clear

    • By Andy on 04-29-18

    Regular price: $4.40

    • 600 Quotes of Ancient Philosophy

    • By: Plato, Aristotle, Buddha, and others
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ancient philosophy provides us with timeless wisdom while bringing a new light on the way modern thought has been shaped by building on the ancient masters. This audiobook is a careful compilation of essential quotes summarizing each one of the great masters' fundamental ideas. Learn Stoicism from the teachings of both Marcus Aurelius, the emperor, and Epictetus the slave, each one intent on his own quest for the best possible life; discover the essence of ideas, logic and philosophy with Aristotle and his pupil Plato.

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    • Sagely advise never sounded so good!!!

    • By Prometheus Worley on 11-22-17

    Regular price: $15.59

    • 100 quotes by Carl Jung

    • By: Carl Jung
    • Narrated by: Paul Spera
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jung regarded the unconscious and its symbolic content as crucial to our psychological development; among the central concepts of analytical psychology is individuation, which is the lifelong psychological process of differentiation of the self. Jung considered it to be the main task looming over every human being in their development, and experimented with a variety of practices to dive always deeper into it. These 100 quotes have been carefully selected to introduce you to his character and his way of thinking, and to inspire you into making your own discoveries about the unconscious.

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    • Thought provoking. Mentor. Concise. Simple. Deep.

    • By Andy on 04-29-18

    Regular price: $5.51

    • 150 Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche (Great Philosophers and Their Inspiring Thoughts)

    • By: Friedrich Nietzsche
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nietzsche is a major figure in Western philosophy. His work is radical, sometimes violent, often ironic; it fascinates anyone bold enough to delve into it, exerted a profound influence on modern intellectual history, and covers a wide range of subjects. Nietzsche's writings border on the poetic; his aphorisms are particularly well-known for conveying all the radicality of his thinking in a intense but light, sometimes amusing manner.

    Regular price: $7.02

    • The Secret Story of the Eiffel Tower

    • By: Emmanuelle Iger
    • Narrated by: Stuart Walker
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    This incredible monument that became the symbol of a city, Paris, and of a country, France, has a fascinating history. The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It was named after the engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticized by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognisable structures in the world.

    Regular price: $11.06

    • 100 Quotes to Develop your Leadership

    • By: divers auteurs
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We have selected for you 100 great quotes to develop your leadership. Leadership is a practical skill, regarding the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations. Having a great sense of leadership can inspire great men and women in their actions, in their thoughts, in their lives, and in the lives of many people around them. Leadership is also defined as a process of social influence in which a person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task.

    Regular price: $7.25

    • The Last of the Mohicans

    • By: James Fenimore Cooper
    • Narrated by: Paul Spera
    • Length: 24 mins
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    "The Last of the Mohicans" is a historical novel set during the Seven Years' War, when France and Great Britain battled for control of North America. It is striking, suspenseful and fast-paced, and has been widely considered the first Great American Novel. James Fenimore Cooper's classic follows an intrepid group of frontiersmen and Native Americans as they navigate the rugged terrain of both the landscape and their racial differences, striving together to deliver Colonel Munro's two daughters to safety.

    Regular price: $3.08

    • 100 quotes by Benjamin Franklin

    • By: Benjamin Franklin
    • Narrated by: Paul Spera
    • Length: 19 mins
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    One of the Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin was also a genius who managed to excel in an astounding variety of domains. These 100 quotes have been carefully selected to introduce you to his vision of life, sometimes humorous, always wise; they will provide you with solid advice and sharp witticism, in a convenient and efficient format. 

    Regular price: $5.51

    • The Story of the Youth Who Went Forth to Learn What Fear Was

    • By: Brothers Grimm
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 23 mins
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    A father had two sons. The younger, when asked by his father what he would like to learn to support himself, said he would like to learn to shudder. A sexton told the father that he could teach the boy. After teaching him to ring the church bell, he sent him one midnight to ring it and came after him, dressed as a ghost. The boy demanded an explanation. When the sexton did not answer, the boy, unafraid, pushed him down the stairs, breaking his leg.

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    • The Brave Tin Soldier

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 11 mins
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    On his birthday, a boy receives a set of 25 toy soldiers all cast from one old tin spoon and arrays them on a table top. One soldier stands on a single leg, as having been the last one cast there was not enough metal to make him whole. Nearby, the soldier spies a paper ballerina with a spangle on her sash. She too is standing on one leg and the soldier falls in love. That night, a goblin among the toys in the form of a Jack-in-the-box angrily warns the soldier to take his eyes off the ballerina, but the soldier ignores him.

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    • 100 quotes by Albert Einstein

    • By: Albert Einstein
    • Narrated by: Paul Spera
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Albert Einstein is widely considered as one of the greatest minds that ever lived. He developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics alongside quantum mechanics, and penned the world's most famous equation, E=mc².

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    • 100 Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • By: Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Narrated by: Paul Spera
    • Length: 24 mins
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    In his lifetime, Ralph Waldo Emerson was the most widely known man of letters in America, establishing himself as a prolific poet, essayist, popular lecturer, and advocate of social reforms. He was considered one of the great orators of the time, and his enthusiasm and respect for his audience enraptured crowds. As a poet and philosopher, he led the Transcendentalist movement, which professes the belief that everything in ouf world is a microcosm of the universe, and in the infinitude of individual man.

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    • The Odyssey

    • By: Homer
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 37 mins
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    "The Odyssey" is the story of the Greek hero Odysseus, or Ulysses, who began a journey home after the fall of Troy. It will take him ten years of marvelous and terrible encounters before he finally reaches his native city, where everyone assumed he was dead. There will he find his wife Penelope, famously weaving and unweaving a never-ending tapestry while obnoxious suitors are competing for her hand. Once again, Odysseus will have to outsmart his opponents in order to be reunited with his family.

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    • Abridged Not the full story

    • By Kelsey_Audible on 07-27-17

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    • 100 Quotes by Marcus Aurelius (Great Philosophers and Their Inspiring Thoughts)

    • By: Marcus Aurelius
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor, the last of the Five Good Emperors, and one of the most important Stoic philosophers, along with the slave Epictetus. Marcus Aurelius wrote the Meditations while in a military campaign; it was a series of notes written for no one but himself in his quest for self-improvement. Stoicism is the attitude allowing one to free oneself from the unnecessary suffering that arises from anxiety about events that are beyond our control; therefore, it can be of tremendous importance in one's life.

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    • These quotes are as good as the "by Buddha"

    • By Walter CS on 10-15-17

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    • Learn Willpower with Existential Philosophers Nietzsche & Kierkegaard

    • By: Friedrich Nietzsche, Søren Kierkegaard
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 59 mins
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    Nietzsche is a major figure in Western philosophy. His work is radical, sometimes violent, often ironic; it fascinates anyone bold enough to delve into it, exerted a profound influence on modern intellectual history, and covers a wide range of subjects. Nietzsche's writings borders on the poetic; his aphorisms are particularly well-known for conveying all the radicalism of his thinking in an intense but light, sometimes amusing manner.

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    • worst book ever

    • By Steve on 06-12-18

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    • Relaxation to avoid burn-out and decrease stress caused by work commitments

    • By: Frédéric Garnier
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
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    Relaxation at work is the most effective tool to decrease tension and maintain productivity while preventing stress from taking its toll, health- and environment-wise. While it may not be possible to back off from a work commitment, you can easily learn to alleviate tension and keep a healthy level of energy with these simple and effective techniques.

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