William John Locke

The Beloved Vagabond


Read by Simon Evers


The vagabond, Paragot, a truly eccentric bohemian and a wandering scholar with a mysterious past, adopts a London street urchin (whom he cal…

The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne


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Marcus Ordeyne is a middle aged bachelor schoolmaster who has inherited both money and a title and thus is able to lead a life of leisure. O…

Simon the Jester


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Simon de Gex, a wealthy and successful MP, is diagnosed with a terminal illness and decides to use his last few months using his wealth and …

Septimus


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The book concerns the tangled lives of four people: Zora, a young widow who seeks some purpose in her life; Septimus Dix, an other-wordly bu…

The Red Planet


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Set during WWI in England, The Red Planet is a rich tale about the life in a little English town from the point of view of Major Duncan Mere…

The Fortunate Youth


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Paul is a poor boy who grew up in London, in the household of his mother and stepfather. His journey to greatness is the subject of our stor…

The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol


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This 1912 collection of short stories is of lighthearted adventures of an irresponsible -- and irrepressible -- Frenchman in England and Par…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2009


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Librivox volunteers from around the world bring you Christmas stories, carols and poems in English, German, Hungarian, Latin, Portuguese, Ru…