Christopher Morley

The Haunted Bookshop


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Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is "haunted by the…

Parnassus on Wheels


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Parnassus on Wheels is about a fictional traveling book-selling business. The original owner of the business, Roger Mifflin, sells it to 39-…

Kathleen


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A group called the Scorpions, eight Oxford undergraduates, find a letter Kathleen wrote a letter to Joe at Oxford. They build up an image of…

LibriVox 6th Anniversary Collection


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What do you do for a sixth anniversary? We challenged our readers to find any short works which had 'six' in the title - in any language. Th…

Short Story Collection Vol. 065


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 065: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

"The Curious Case of Kenelm Digby"



A literary agent is forced to play detective when his clients keep dying.

In the Sweet Dry and Dry


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Written just before Prohibition to entail the possible troubles that might happen en route. Both sides of the argument, or battle as the cas…

Pipefuls


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A delightful collection of 48 essays on various topics of the human condition that caught his fancy. Witty, insightful and funny of course a…

Mince Pie


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Mince Pie is a compilation of humorous sketches, poetry, and essays written by Christopher Morley. Morley sets the tone in the preface: &quo…

Chimneysmoke


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A collection of short poems on various themes by the author. (Summary by Carmen H)

Modern Essays


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Thirty three essays by more or less well-known authors of Britain, the United States, and Canada, each fronted by an introductory paragraph.…

Short Poetry Collection 125


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2013.

Shandygaff


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A number of most agreeable Inquirendoes upon Life & Letters, interspersed with Short Stories & Skits, the whole most Diverting to th…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 030


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Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include botany, dreams, farming, history, li…

Short Poetry Collection 117


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This is a collection of 21 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2013.

Coffee Break Collection 013 - Weather


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This is the thirteenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in…

LibriVox 10th Anniversary Collection


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This year is the 10th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox and to celebrate, readers have found and recorded 100 items with a connection to t…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2013


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A selection of poems, short stories and other prose for the Christmas season in English, Finnish and German.

Short Poetry Collection 054


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 054: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 052


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 052: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Plum Pudding: Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended & Seasoned


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Chrisopher Morley was an American literary luminary whose prolific writings included novels, essays, poetry, plays and great journalistic ou…