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Joseph Golding's Last Christmas

In Christmas Short Works Collection 2015

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Various and Unknown


This year's Christmas collection of short stories, poems and non-fiction features readings in English, French, German and Romanian - Summary…

Poems and Prose for the Departed Vol. 01

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Various


This is a collection of short poems and readings, both religious and secular, on death and bereavement. (Summary by Ruth Golding)

Merry Clappum Junction

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Arnold Kennedy


This is a jolly little book about a little boy, a dog, a train and a house. But not an ordinary train, oh no, and not an ordinary house eith…

Told after Supper

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Jerome K. Jerome


It is Christmas Eve, and the narrator, his uncle and sundry other local characters are sitting round the fire drinking copious quantities of…

Birds in the Calendar

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Frederick G. Aflalo


Delightful sketches of British wild birds - a bird for every month of the year from the pheasant in January to the robin in December. This c…

An Iron Will

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Orison Swett Marden


Orison Swett Marden was well-known at the turn of the 20th century for his inspirational and spiritual books of self-help. This one deals wi…

The Seven Poor Travellers

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Charles Dickens


One of Dickens' Christmas stories, this was first published as part of the Christmas number of Household Words for 1854. The first chapter r…

The Feast of St. Friend

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Arnold Bennett


In The Feast of St. Friend, a Christmas book, Arnold Bennett shares his views on Christmas as the season of goodwill. As always, Bennett's w…

Self and Self-management: Essays about Existing

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Arnold Bennett


Bennett's essays always provide food for thought and bring a wry smile to the lips. Human nature, it appears, changes little over the ages, …

Cleek of Scotland Yard

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Thomas W. Hanshew


Hamilton Cleek is back - or is he?Margot, Queen of the Apaches (the notorious French criminal gang) has been released on bail and vanished, …

Reminiscences of Captain Gronow

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Rees Howell Gronow


A collection of memoirs about the Peninsular War, the Battle of Waterloo, and society and personalities of Regency London and 19th century P…

The Comic English Grammar

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Percival Leigh


This is a basic grammar, treating of the parts of speech, syntax, versification, pronunciation and punctuation. The listener is warned that…

The Art of Money Getting (version 2)

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P. T. Barnum


Although Barnum considered himself primarily a showman and his main goal was to put money in his own pocket, this little book, subtitled Gol…

The Riddle Ring

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Justin Mccarthy


This romantic mystery - or mysterious romance - tells the tale of jilted lover, Jim Conrad, who discovers an unusual gold ring while on a vi…

The Magic World

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E. Nesbit


Talking cats, birds, fish and bells, wicked fairies, uglified princesses - adventure, magic, and more magic. A delightful collection of sto…

Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces

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Thomas W. Hanshew


Meet Hamilton Cleek - man of mystery, and master of disguise and derring-do.Cleek's exploits are, to say the least, highly improbable, but t…

Christmas Comes but Once a Year

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John Leighton


A Christmas tale of John Brown's ghastly family (suburban snobs), Captain Bonaventure de Camp and his equally awful brood (a dubious crew), …

The Diary of a Dead Officer

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Arthur Graeme West


Published posthumously in 1919, this collection of diary entries presents a scathing picture of army life and is said to be one of the most …

A Selection of 19th Century Scientific Verse

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Various


In the 18th and early 19th centuries, it was common for discoveries in branches of science such as botany, astronomy and medicine to be desc…

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (version 2)

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


A collection of twelve short stories featuring Conan Doyle's legendary detective, originally published as single stories in Strand Magazine …

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