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In Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 7

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Various


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

The Rescue Fails

In Queen Sheba's Ring

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H. Rider Haggard


A famed archeologist, an aging doctor, and a young army engineer set out across the African desert on a great adventure. Professor Higgs is …

How Phoebe Played Detective

In Phoebe Daring

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L. Frank Baum


A headstrong female detective strives to clear a good man's name in this children's mystery by Oz author L. Frank Baum. Summary by Miriam E…

The Duellists

In The Mysteries of London Vol. II

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George W. M. Reynolds


The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England, published in four volumes. This is the second volume. Initially s…

The Prisoner in the Subterranean

In The Mysteries of London Vol. II

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George W. M. Reynolds


The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England, published in four volumes. This is the second volume. Initially s…

Love and Bread by August Strindberg (1849-1912)

In Short Story Collection Vol. 071

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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

Cupid A La Carte by O.Henry (d. 1910)

In Short Story Collection Vol. 071

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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

The White Hat by Sax Rohmer (1883-1959)

In Short Story Collection Vol. 071

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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

The Tortures of Lady Ravensworth

In The Mysteries of London Vol. II

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George W. M. Reynolds


The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England, published in four volumes. This is the second volume. Initially s…

The Voices in the Ruins

In The Mysteries of London Vol. II

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George W. M. Reynolds


The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England, published in four volumes. This is the second volume. Initially s…

The Progress of Lydia Hutchinson's Vengeance

In The Mysteries of London Vol. II

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George W. M. Reynolds


The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England, published in four volumes. This is the second volume. Initially s…

A Neapolitan Street Song by Margery Verner Reed (d.1924/5)

In Short Story Collection Vol. 071

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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

Two Foxes by Basil Hall Chamberlain, 1850-1935

In Short Story Collection Vol. 071

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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

A Delicate Affair by Grace E. King (d. 1932)

In Short Story Collection Vol. 071

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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

Desire by James Stephens

In Short Story Collection Vol. 071

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Romance and mystery abound in this, the seventy-first collection of short stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers.

Voyager 1 Encounters Saturn

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 055

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Various


Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include Philosophy and Psychology: selecti…

Waterfront Fancies, from A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 055

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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include Philosophy and Psychology: selecti…

Kreymborg's Marionettes

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 055

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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include Philosophy and Psychology: selecti…

The Sick Physician by Dorothy Canfield (1879-1958)

In Short Story Collection Vol. 070

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Mysteries, fantasy, family and hardship all make appearances in this, the 70th volume of short stories in the English language, selected and…

The Mistress of Sydenham Plantation by Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909)

In Short Story Collection Vol. 070

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Mysteries, fantasy, family and hardship all make appearances in this, the 70th volume of short stories in the English language, selected and…

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