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 01

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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…

Short Story Collection Vol. 066

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

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 …

The British Barbarians

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

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…

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…

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…

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.

Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 010

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There's nothing better than curling up with a good mystery and suspense story on a cold, dark night. Here we give you fifteen in the 10th Sh…

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…

The Type-Writer Girl

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(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 …

Ruby Wedding Collection

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

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…

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 …

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

Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 014

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The 14th Librivox Mystery and Suspense Collection brings together Arthur Conan Doyle and Baroness Emma Orczy, Anna Katharine Green and Ambro…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 054

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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up yo…

An African Millionaire: Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay

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"My name is Seymour Wilbraham Wentworth. I am brother-in-law and secretary to Sir Charles Vandrift, the South African millionaire and f…

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 …

The Evolutionist at Large

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These Essays originally appeared in the columns of the 'St. James's Gazette,' and I have to thank the courtesy of the Editor for kind permis…