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East by West, Vol. 1

Read by Ruth Golding


Sir Henry W. Lucy


East by West: a Journey in the Recess is an account of British journalist Henry Lucy's travels across America and on to the Far East during …

The Westminster Alice

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Saki


Published five years before John Kendrick Bangs had the same idea with Alice in Blunderland, Saki, in his 1902 series of satirical articles,…

The British Barbarians

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Grant Allen


After Civil Servant Philip Christy crosses paths with the mysterious Bertram Ingledew in the respectable suburb of Brackenhurst, Philip and …

East by West, Vol. 2

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Sir Henry W. Lucy


East by West: a Journey in the Recess is an account of British journalist Henry Lucy's travels across America and on to the Far East in 1883…

The World's Lumber Room

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Selina Gaye


If this book were written today, it would be called "The Story of the World's Rubbish".That may not sound a promising subject for …

In Kent with Charles Dickens

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Thomas Frost


By his own admission, Thomas Frost found it hard to make a living from his writing, and no doubt he used the name of Dickens in the title of…

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)

Blottentots and How to Make Them

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John Prosper Carmel


This is very short, but it is a book with lots of pictures, and it will be even better if you can look at the pictures in the book at http:/…

Aristopia: A Romance-History of the New World

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Castello Newton Holford


Aristopia (published 1895) is truly an alternative history. It is an imagination of how the continent of North America might have developed…

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…

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…

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 World of Sound

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Sir William Henry Bragg


The World of Sound consists of six lectures delivered before a juvenile audience at the Royal Institution, Christmas 1919. The Royal Institu…

Ruby Wedding Collection

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Various


This collection comprises short stories, poems, a little bit of history and a little bit of ornithology, all with ruby connections. The read…

Over the Way

In A House to Let

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Various


A House to Let is a short story originally published in 1858 in the Christmas edition of Dickens' Household Words magazine. Each of the cont…

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In 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…

The Manchester Marriage Part 1

In A House to Let

Read by Ruth Golding


Various


A House to Let is a short story originally published in 1858 in the Christmas edition of Dickens' Household Words magazine. Each of the cont…

29 - Chapter XXVI

In Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces

Read by Ruth Golding


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…

The House at Auteuil, altenate version

In The Count of Monte Cristo

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Alexandre Dumas


The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, …

30 - Chapter XXVII

In Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces

Read by Ruth Golding


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…

31 - Chapter XXVIII

In Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces

Read by Ruth Golding


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…

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