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The Confessions of a Daddy

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Ellis Parker Butler


The wry humor of Ellis Parker Butler, who gave us the classic Pigs Is Pigs, takes us into his own married life where Marthy and Hiram live q…

3 SF Stories by Jack Williamson

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Jack Williamson


Three classic SF stories by Jack Williamson: The Cosmic Express, The Pygmy Planet and Salvage in Space. All were published in Astounding S…

Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven (version 4)

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Mark Twain


Mark Twain pokes a little good natured fun at the usual concept of heaven. The story follows Captain Elias Stormfield on his extremely long…

Kabumpo in Oz (version 2)

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Ruth Plumly Thompson


An elephant in Oz? You bet! The tiny kingdom of Pumperdink has what no neighboring kingdom has: an Elegant Elephant in court, and his name i…

Mrs. Warren's Profession

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George Bernard Shaw


.Mrs. Warren's Profession is a play written by George Bernard Shaw in 1893, and first performed in London in 1902 but was banned after two p…

The Cowardly Lion of Oz

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Ruth Plumly Thompson


The Cowardly Lion, always fearful, has become even more afraid than usual and is convinced that he has lost the courage the Wizard of OZ gav…

Candida (version 2)

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George Bernard Shaw


This play tells the story of Candida, the wife of a famous clergyman, the Reverend James Mavor Morell. Morell is a Christian Socialist, po…

3 Science Fiction Stories

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William Tenn


These are three imaginative SF stories by an author I admire a lot, William Tenn. Venus is a Man's World, (Galaxy Science Fiction, July 19…

Heidi (version 3)

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Johanna Spyri


Johanna Spyri’s classic story of a 5 year old little Swiss orphan who is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their h…

Cobb's Anatomy (version 2)

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Irvin S. Cobb


Irving S. Cobb discusses the human body and its various strange parts in his own inimitable hilarious style. He discusses the tummy and th…

Bobby in Search of a Birthday (version 2)

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Lebbeus Mitchell


Bobby is a little orphan boy of about 5 who discovers he has somehow lost his 'birfhday' and decides to go looking for it. This epic quest …

Chapters 3 to 7

In Of Peace of Mind

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


How to maintain a tranquil mind amongst social upheaval and turmoil, addressed to Serenus. (Introduction by Jonathan Hockey)

04 Part 1, Chapter 4. What John Rance Had to Tell

In A Study in Scarlet (version 2)

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, which was first published in 1887. It is the first story …

12 - Book IV ch.20-38

In Commentaries on the Gallic War

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Gaius Julius Caesar


Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a…

11 - Book IV ch.16-19

In Commentaries on the Gallic War

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Gaius Julius Caesar


Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a…

In The Royal Suite

In The Ghost Breaker (Dramatic Reading)

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Charles Goddard


The Ghost Breaker is a drama and haunted house horror complete with heroes, villains, and a Princess. The Ghost Breaker was originally a scr…

03 - The Princess and the Pea

In Hans Christian Andersen: Fairytales and Short Stories Volume 1, 1835 to 1842

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Hans Christian Andersen


A collection of some of Hans Christian Andersen's works. He is a Danish author and poet most famous for his fairy tales. (Summary by Kristin…

12 - Cyril Takes His Turn

In Miss Billy

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Eleanor H. Porter


Mr. Neilson was determined to name his first child after his boyhood chum, William Henshaw. When the baby disappointed him by being a girl, …

15 - What Bertram Calls "The Limit"

In Miss Billy

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Eleanor H. Porter


Mr. Neilson was determined to name his first child after his boyhood chum, William Henshaw. When the baby disappointed him by being a girl, …

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