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    • At the Back of the North Wind

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    This is the story of the mystical travels of Diamond, a coachman's son, through distant lands and strange events while riding on the back of the beautiful North Wind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • When the Angels Are Too Happy to Sing Sense

    • By Vicky on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Eight Cousins

    • By: Louisa May Alcott
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Orphaned at 13, Rose goes to live with her Uncle Alec. Here she meets her seven spirited boy cousins with whom she has home-spun fun, many exciting adventures and in the process learns valuable lessons about life, love and friendship.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Alcott's Quaint Notions

    • By Joseph R on 10-04-09

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Four Greek Comedies

    • 'The Birds', 'The Frogs', 'The Clouds', and 'The Peace'
    • By: Aristophanes, C. A. Wheelwright (translator)
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    These four plays, translated into blank verse by C. A. Wheelwright, present to us the wide range of this ancient playwright's fertile imagination. From war and peace to politics and society to the relationships between mena nd women, no topic is off-limits.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not funny

    • By Kenneth B. Wolfe on 09-24-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Joan of Arc's life and her accomplishments, as seen through the eyes of her childhood friend, are described with irony and brilliant insight into human nature. This was Twain's last book and he considered it to be his best.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A enjoyable recount of an inspiring figure

    • By Nathan on 12-31-15

    Regular price: $22.39

    • The Buccaneers

    • By: Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Set in the 1870s, the same period as Wharton's The Age of Innocence, The Buccaneers is about five wealthy American girls denied entry into New York Society because their parents' money is too new. At the suggestion of their clever governess, the girls sail to London, where they marry lords, earls, and dukes who find their beauty charming—and their wealth extremely useful.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A rare happy ending of sorts

    • By judy wiley on 10-24-16

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Cyrano de Bergerac

    • By: Edmond Rostand
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    The story of Cyrano, his famous nose, and his undying love for the beautiful Roxanne evokes the spirit and panache of 17th century France.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cyrano de WHO?

    • By David on 12-20-12

    Regular price: $20.26

    • The Country of the Pointed Firs

    • By: Sarah Orne Jewett
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    With humor and compassion we enter the world of a small seacoast village located in northern Maine, where courage and caring are beautifully exemplified.

    Regular price: $15.39

    • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    • By: Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    The narrow escape of Eliza, the brutality of Simon Legree, the sweetness of little Eva and the kindness and faith of Uncle Tom are all part of this inspiring novel. This audiobook contributed significantly to the arousal of anti-slavery sentiment before the Civil War and helped to pave the way for civility and equal rights. Please be advised that this audiobook contains racial epithets of the period that may be offensive to some of today's listeners.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I <3 Flo Gibson

    • By Paige E. on 08-10-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Pygmalion

    • By: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    A Cockney flower girl is transformed into a charming woman of the world by a professor of phonetics. This is the play that was later to be adapted as the musical, My Fair Lady.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great reader bring characters to life

    • By Joseph on 02-21-15

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Much Ado About Nothing

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Mary Woods
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    By clever scheming, friends encourage Beatrice and Benedict's love affair, while Don Juan plots to ruin Hero and Claudio's chances of finding happiness together.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Twain's classic tale of a young boy and his runaway slave friend, Jim, is still one of the best novels about human nature ever written. Readers will delight in the many wonderful episodes, including a deadly feud, the comic grumblings of the Duke and the King and Tom Sawyer's grand scheme to rescue Jim from captivity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyment to listen to

    • By Sam on 10-12-17

    Regular price: $29.37

    • The Poetry Album

    • A Collection of Works By Major Romantic and Victorian Poets
    • By: Audio Book Contractors
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Included in this collection are major works by Matthew Arnold, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, William Blake, Rupert Brooke, Robert Burns, Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Abraham Crowley, William Cooper, John Donne, Michael Drayton, John Dryden, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Hardy, Robert Herrick, Thomas Gray, Ben Johnson, John Keats, John Lyly, Christopher Marlowe, Andrew Marvell, John Milton, Alexander Pope, Sir Walter Raleigh, Christina Rossetti, Sir Walter Scott, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Robert Southey and more!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not easy to use

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-19-12

    Regular price: $13.96

    • A Colette Collection

    • By: Colette
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    These glimpses "on tour" of the behind-the-curtain lives of members of the theatrical community are told with a deft hand. Selections include: "The Halt", "A Bad Morning", "The Circus House", "The Workroom", "Matinee", "The Starveling", "Love", "The Hard Worker", "After Midnight", "Lola", "Moments of Stress", "Journey's End", "The Accompanist", "The Cashier", "Nostalgia", "Clever Dogs", "La Fenice" and "The Master".

    Regular price: $11.86

    • The Circular Staircase

    • By: Mary Roberts Rinehart
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Rachel Innes rents a summer house that is full of hidden rooms and sinister happenings. Chilling horror, romance, and rollicking humor permeate this suspenseful mystery novel.

    Regular price: $16.79

    • The Blithedale Romance

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    A communal experiment in living a utopian pastoral life is shared by lively, beautiful Zenobia, lovely, gentle Priscilla, their demanding leader Hollingsworth, and Miles Coverdale, but their dreams are interrupted by the realities of human imperfections.

    Regular price: $25.17

    • An Enemy of the People

    • By: Henrik Ibsen
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Dr. Stockman is ridiculed and persecuted by the town's politicians and townspeople for telling the truth about the town's polluted public baths. This theme of safety warnings and scientific data being ignored for political and economic gain can still be seen almost daily in today's news.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Written as a Play

    • By Earl on 10-26-18

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Wisdom of Father Brown - Selected Stories

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The indomiitable cleric's gentle expertise in ferreting out the guilty is presented in selected stories, including: "The Absence of Mr. Glass", "The Paradise of Thieves", "The Duel of Dr. Hirsch", "The Man in the Passage", "The Mistake in the Machine", "The Head of Caesar", "The Purple Wig", "The Perishing of the Pendragons", "The Salad of Colonel Cray", "The Strange Crime of John Bounoir" and "The Fairy Tale of Father Brown". 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft

    • By: George Gissing
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Out of a life of poverty and turmoil, Gissing wrote this idyllic fantasy of comfort and good books amid the English countryside. The book is divided into four "seasons", each depicting the narrator's reflections on that period of his life. A charming book with some timely insights!

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Linda Tressel

    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Set in Nuremberg, this psychological novel explores the crushing of a young girl's spirit by her aunt's Calvinist fanaticism and insistence on her marrying an old man against her will.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Dream Days

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Written by the author of The Wind in the Willows, this collection of imaginative tales includes "Dies Irae", "Mutabile Semper", "The Magic Ring", "Its Walls Were as of Jasper", "A Saga of the Seas", "The Reluctant Dragon", and "A Departure". 

    Regular price: $16.09

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