Frank Norris


Read by Jeff Robinson

McTeague is a simple dentist who becomes infatuated with Trina, the cousin of his friend Marcus. Trina then buys a winning lottery ticket wo…

The Octopus

Read by Delmar H Dolbier

Frank Norris based his 1901 novel The Octopus (A Story of California) on the Mussel Slough Tragedy of 1880, a bloody conflict between ranche…

The Third Circle

Read by David Wales

Sixteen short stories by the American novelist Benjamin Frank Norris Jr (1870-1902) who wrote predominantly in the naturalist genre. He liv…

Vandover and the Brute

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Vandover is a student who succumbs to a gambling addiction. This addiction causes him to divest himself of his cherished possessions and to …

1903 Collection

Read by Bellona Times

This is what people were reading in 1903, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction articles. (Summary by BellonaTimes)

The Pit

Read by Delmar H Dolbier

The Trilogy of The Epic of the Wheat includes the following novels: THE OCTOPUS,, a Story of California.THE PIT, a Story of Chicago.THE WOL…

A Deal in Wheat and other Stories of the New and Old West

Read by Don W. Jenkins

This collection of Frank Norris' stories was published after his death in 1902. These stories range in topic from the machinations of the co…