The Day before Yesterday

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This is a volume of short stories and essays by Richard Middleton. The British poet and author wrote a large number of short pieces during his life, which are today still as entertaining as they were then. Published 1912, one year after Middleton's death, this volume collects some of the best specimens of his prose. - Summary by Carolin (4 hr 37 min)


An Enchanted Place 7:19 Read by DrPGould
A Railway Journey 9:17 Read by Simona Rusu
The Magic Pool 10:30 Read by Angadeon
The Story-Teller 8:18 Read by Fafhrd
Admirals All 8:16 Read by Fafhrd
A Repertory Theatre 9:06 Read by Fafhrd
Children and the Spring 7:50 Read by Julia Mikheeva
On Nursery Cupboards 7:35 Read by BettyB
The Fat Man 10:37 Read by Steve C
Carol Singers 7:15 Read by DrPGould
The Magic Carpet 7:22 Read by DrPGould
Stage Children 8:09 Read by MelAdrienne
Oxford and Cambridge 7:44 Read by BettyB
Harold 5:49 Read by DrPGould
On Digging Holes 8:22 Read by Peter Yearsley
Real Cricket 10:28 Read by Steve C
The Boy in the Garden 11:37 Read by DrPGould
Children and the Sea 9:36 Read by Wolfgang Bas
On Going to Bed 7:25 Read by Julia Mikheeva
Street Organs 11:31 Read by Steve C
A Secret Society 8:47 Read by Roman Noble
The Price of Peace 6:29 Read by Julia Mikheeva
On Children's Gardens 8:01 Read by BettyB
A Distinguished Guest 8:06 Read by Roman Noble
On Pirates 6:47 Read by DrPGould
The Flute Player 7:51 Read by Julia Mikheeva
The Wool-Gatherer 8:55 Read by Julia Mikheeva
The Peril of the Fairies 7:30 Read by Vickie Underwood
Drury Lane and the Children 5:24 Read by Cleon Cumberbatch
Children's Drama 9:10 Read by April6090
Childhood in Retrospect 6:20 Read by Annyiee Hill
The Folly of Education 10:27 Read by Annyiee Hill
On Common Sense 9:35 Read by Annyiee Hill