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Sir Nigel

Read by Clive Catterall


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


By 1348 the House of Loring has fallen on hard times. Together, the Black Death and the greedy monks of Waverley have bled away all of the L…

The White Company

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Set during the Hundred Years' War with France, The White Company tells the story of a young Saxon man who is learning what it is to be a kni…

A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

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Nathaniel Hawthorne


A Yankee student stays at a country house called Tanglewood during a golden New England fall. Also at the house are about a dozen children: …

Studies in the Art of Rat-Catching

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Henry C. Barkley


This book is often described as an instruction manual on the subject of rat-catching. It does indeed contain a good deal about rats, ferrets…

The Light Princess and Other Fairy Tales

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George MacDonald


George MacDonald claimed that he did not write for children, but for the child-like. Some of his longer works are clearly intended for adult…

Industrial Biography: Iron Workers and Tool Makers

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Samuel Smiles


Short Biographies of some of the most influential engineers who developed the modern manufacturing methods behind the Industrial Revolution.…

The Prince (Version 4)

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Niccolò Machiavelli


This book is a five hundred year old manual for how to run a kingdom or principality. Written in 1513 but not published until 1532, "Th…

Notes of a Camp Follower on the Western Front

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E. W. Hornung


In 1915 Oscar Hornung, son of the famous author E W Hornung, was killed at Ypres after less than a year as a soldier in Flanders. He was onl…

The Art of War (Neville Translation)

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Niccolò Machiavelli


The Art of War (1521) is the only book published by Niccolo Machiavelli during his lifetime, and he saw it as one of his finest achievements…