Grant Allen

Short Mystery Story Collection 003


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Librivox’s Short Mystery Story Collection 003: a collection of 10 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of …

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 1


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

The Woman Who Did


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Most times, especially in the time when this book was written (1895), it is just as nature and society would wish: a man and woman "fal…

Short Science Fiction Collection 051


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Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

My First Book


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This is not a children's book, as may be supposed from the title, but a collection of essays first published in The Idler magazine, in which…

Short Story Collection Vol. 066


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Another great collection of short stories in English, selected and read by Librivox readers.

The British Barbarians


Read by Ruth Golding


After Civil Servant Philip Christy crosses paths with the mysterious Bertram Ingledew in the respectable suburb of Brackenhurst, Philip and …

Coffee Break Collection 004 - Hodge Podge


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This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) fiction or non-fiction works in English suitable for a coffee break at work or a …

Hilda Wade, A Woman With Tenacity of Purpose


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"In this early detective novel, the detective is Hilda Wade. She is a very capable nurse, but there is something mysterious about her f…

Miss Cayley's Adventures


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Fun stories of Miss Lois Cayley, independent young woman, as she, beginning with only twopence in her pocket, travels the world. (Summary by…

Recalled to Life


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A woman is haunted by a terrible event she witnessed in her youth but is unable to make sense of -- a murder, the sight of which is so traum…

Short Story Collection Vol. 045


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 045: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

The Type-Writer Girl


Read by Grant Hurlock


(under the pseudonym Olive Pratt Rayner) "There is no more pathetic figure in our world to-day than the common figure of the poor young…

LibriVox 7th Anniversary Collection


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To celebrate the 7 years of LibriVox , readers from all around the world have recorded 77 works they have selected, all of which have 7 in …

Coffee Break Collection 011 - Science


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

Ruby Wedding Collection


Read by Ruth Golding


This collection comprises short stories, poems, a little bit of history and a little bit of ornithology, all with ruby connections. The read…

Stories in Black and White


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This is a collection of short mystery stories, written in very different styles by eight different authors. - Summary by Carolin

Biographies of Working Men


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Grant Allen was an anthropologist, scientific writer, novelist and poet, though the biographer and writer Frank Harris has said of him that …