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More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter by Robert Louis and Fanny van de Grift S…

Read by Don W. Jenkins


Robert Louis Stevenson


More New Arabian Nights: The Dynamiter (1885) is a collection of linked short stories by Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny Vandegrift. Three …

Mrs. Bindle

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Herbert George Jenkins


Herbert Jenkins' most popular fictional creation was Mr. Joseph Bindle, who first appeared in a humorous novel in 1916 and in a number of se…

Our Mutual Friend, Version 2

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Charles Dickens


Our Mutual Friend (written in the years 1864–65) is the last novel completed by Charles Dickens and is one of his most sophisticated works, …

The Spider

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Fergus Hume


Arthur Vernon, member of the Athenian club and member of “society,” has a secret. His father has died and left him destitute, so he has begu…

Dutch Courage and Other Stories

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Jack London


Jack London was quoted as saying, "I've never written a line that I'd be ashamed for my young daughters to read, and I never shall writ…

The Crimson Cryptogram

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Fergus Hume


Young Dr Ellis, a struggling new physician, is enjoying a quiet evening smoking and enjoying conversation with his journalist friend Cass, w…

The Sorcery Club

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Elliott O'Donnell


Leon Hamar and his friends were out-of-work and starving in San Francisco after the firm they worked for went out of business. Leon acquired…

Widdershins

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Oliver Onions


Onions wrote several collections of ghost stories, of which the best known is Widdershins (1911). It includes the novella The Beckoning Fair…

Messengers of Evil

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Marcel Allain


Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, F…

Louis Lambert

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Honoré de Balzac


Louis Lambert is an 1832 novel by French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850), included in the Études philosop…

The Pagan Madonna

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Harold Macgrath


The Pagan Madonna, one of Harold MacGrath's numerous novels, set in Shanghai, tells a story of intrigue, murder, and illicit art “collecting…

A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories

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Bill Nye


Bill Nye was a respected journalist who also became known as a humorist. His short pieces range from a description of a visit to a friend re…

The Exploits of Juve

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Marcel Allain


Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, F…

The Tinted Venus

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F. Anstey


When a young newly engaged man finds himself bound for an amusement garden with an old flame, not his fiancee, it is not surprising that he …

History and Records of the Elephant Club

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Q. K. Philander Doesticks


Mortimer Q. Thomson (September 2, 1832 – June 25, 1875) was an American journalist and humorist who wrote under the pseudonym …

A Bayard from Bengal

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F. Anstey


The estimable gentleman, Chunder Bindabun Bhosh, ESQ., B.A., travels from his native India to England, with his impeccable English and manne…

A Deal in Wheat and other Stories of the New and Old West

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Frank Norris


This collection of Frank Norris' stories was published after his death in 1902. These stories range in topic from the machinations of the co…

Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

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Finley Peter Dunne


In Chicago lay a street called Archey Road, which stretched through a neighborhood which was mostly Irish immigrants, among whom was Martin …

Voces Populi

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F. Anstey


F. Anstey was the nom de plume of Thomas Anstey Guthrie, a Londoner who was trained for the bar but found success as a writer of humorous pi…

Mr. Punch's Model Music-hall Songs & Dramas

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F. Anstey


F. Anstey was the nom de plume of Thomas Anstey Guthrie, a Londoner who was trained for the bar but found success as a writer of humorous pi…

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