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    • Black Beauty

    • By: Anna Sewell
    • Narrated by: Cori Samuel
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    Black Beauty is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate best seller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publication, but having lived long enough to see her only novel become a success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • When animals have voices

    • By Georgia Colton on 10-17-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bartleby, the Scrivener

    • By: Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Bob Neufeld
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    "Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a short story by the American writer Herman Melville, first serialized anonymously in two parts in the November and December 1853 issues of Putnam's Magazine, and reprinted with minor textual alterations in his The Piazza Tales in 1856. A Wall Street lawyer hires a new clerk who, after an initial bout of hard work, refuses to make copy and any other task required of him, with the words "I would prefer not to".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic Novel

    • By Retired Ph.D. Biology Professor on 09-14-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Hound of the Baskervilles

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Bob Neufeld
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialized in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound of supernatural origin.  

    Regular price: $19.95

    • In the Penal Colony

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Peter Yearsley
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    "In the Penal Colony" ("In der Strafkolonie") (also translated as "In the Penal Settlement") is a short story by Franz Kafka written in German in October 1914, revised in November 1918, and first published in October 1919. The story is set in an unnamed penal colony. Internal clues and the setting on an island suggest Octave Mirbeau's "The Torture Garden" as an influence

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a bit confusing, but not for Kafka fans

    • By joseph Gonzalez on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Hunger Artist

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Cori Samuel
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    A Hunger Artist. the last book Kafka prepared for publication, was printed after Kafka's death. The protagonist, a hunger artist who experiences the decline in appreciation of his craft, is an archetypical creation of Kafka: an individual marginalized and victimized by society at large.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: David Clarke
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet", one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the 11th of the 12 stories collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in Strand Magazine in May 1892.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Republic

    • By: Plato
    • Narrated by: Bob Neufeld
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    "The Republic" is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning justice, the order and character of the just, city-state, and the just man. It is Plato's best-known work, and has proven to be one of the world's most influential works of philosophy and political theory, both intellectually and historically. In the book's dialogue, Socrates discusses the meaning of justice and whether or not the just man is happier than the unjust man with various Athenians and foreigners. 

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Crime and Punishment

    • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Crime and Punishment is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was first published in the literary journal The Russian Messenger in 12 monthly installments during 1866. Later, it was published in a single volume. It is the second of Dostoyevsky's full-length novels following his return from five years of exile in Siberia. Crime and Punishment is considered the first great novel of his "mature" period of writing.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Call of the Wild

    • By: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Mark F. Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903 and set in Yukon, Canada during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The central character of the novel is a dog named Buck. The story opens at a ranch in Santa Clara Valley, California, when Buck is stolen from his home and sold into service as a sled dog in Alaska. He becomes progressively feral in the harsh environment, where he is forced to fight to survive and dominate other dogs. By the end, he sheds the veneer of civilization, and relies on primordial instinct and learned experience to emerge as a leader in the wild. London spent almost a year in the Yukon collecting material for the book. 

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Frankenstein

    • By: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Cori Samuel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (or, simply, Frankenstein for short), 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 in 1818, when she was 20. Her name first appeared on the second edition, published in France in 1823.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Rainbow Valley - Annotated

    • Original 1919 Edition
    • By: Lucy Maud Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Karen Savage
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Rainbow Valley (1919) is the seventh audiobook in the chronology of the Anne of Green Gables series by Lucy Maud Montgomery, although it was the fifth book published. In this audiobook, Anne Shirley is married with six children, but the audiobook focuses more on her new neighbor, the new Presbyterian minister John Meredith, as well as the interactions between Anne's and John Meredith's children.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • ok

    • By Alexis on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Anne's House of Dreams

    • By: Lucy Maud Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Karen Savage
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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    Anne's House of Dreams is a novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. It was first published in 1917 by McClelland, Goodchild and Stewart. The novel is from a series of books written primarily for girls and young women, about a young girl named Anne Shirley. The books follow the course of Anne's life. It is set principally on Canada's Prince Edward Island, Montgomery's birthplace and home for much of her life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A pleasant Read

    • By Virginia C. Stutesman on 08-31-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Scarlet Letter (Annotated)

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Cori Samuel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The Scarlet Letter: A Romance, an 1850 novel, is a work of historical fiction written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. The book is considered to be his "masterwork." Set in 17th-century Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony, during the years 1642 to 1649, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Throughout the book, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Jewish State

    • By: Theodor Herzl
    • Narrated by: Adrian Praetzellis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    Considered one of the most important texts of early Zionism, A Jewish State envisioned the founding of a future independent Jewish state during the 20th century. Theodor Herzl argued that the best way to avoid antisemitism in Europe was to create this independent Jewish state.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Mark F. Smith
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist about 20 years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Oliver Twist

    • Literary Classics Collection, Book 68
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Tadhg Hynes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    > Oliver Twist is notable for its unromantic portrayal by Dickens of criminals and their sordid lives, as well as for exposing the cruel treatment of the many orphans in London in the mid-19th century. The alternate title, The Parish Boy's Progress, alludes to Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, as well as the 18th-century caricature series by William Hogarth, A Rake's Progress and A Harlot's Progress.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Nutcracker and Mouse-King

    • By: E.T.A. Hoffmann
    • Narrated by: Sandra Cullum
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (German: Nußknacker und Mausekönig) is a story written in 1816 by E. T. A. Hoffmann in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Children's book from the early 1800s

    • By Evans on 02-07-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Bob Neufeld
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a novella by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply Jekyll & Hyde. It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I remain speechless...

    • By Patterson Family CEO on 11-30-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Anne of Avonlea - Annotated (Original 1909 Edition)

    • By: Lucy Maud Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Karen Savage
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Following Anne of Green Gables (1908), this story covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. This story follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mansfield Park

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Karen Savage
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    Mansfield Park is the third novel by Jane Austen, written at Chawton Cottage between February 1811 and 1813. It was published in May 1814 by Thomas Egerton, who published Jane Austen's two earlier novels, Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. When the novel reached a second edition in 1816, its publication was taken over by John Murray, who also published its successor, Emma. Mansfield Park is a Pygmalion morality epic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great voice acting

    • By vmg24 on 01-31-18

    Regular price: $24.95

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