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The Wouldbegoods, Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers

Read by Alan Chant


E. Nesbit


The Bastable children, first met in The Treasure Seekers, are sent to stay in the countryside; is it large enough to contain their exuberant…

Chant-Pagan

In The Five Nations Vol II

Read by Alan Mapstone


Rudyard Kipling


Rudyard Kipling was the first English recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature and the youngest at the time to be so rewarded. His childre…

Sailing Alone Around The World

Read by Alan Chant


Joshua Slocum


Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone in a small boat. He personally rebuilt an 11.2 metre sloop-rigged fishing boa…

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Read by Alan Chant


Charles Dickens


The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. The novel was left unfinished at the time of Dickens' death, and readers h…

No Thoroughfare

Read by Alan Chant


Charles Dickens


Two boys from the Foundling Hospital are given the same name, with disastrous consequences in adulthood. Two associates, wishing to right th…

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In Our Mutual Friend

Read by Alan Chant


Charles Dickens


Dickens' last complete novel was published serially 1864-5. It begins with an intriguing fortune offered to John Harmon by his late father, …