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Follies in Fiction

Read by Winnifred Assmann

Stephen Leacock

A pamphlet from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, containing selections from Further Foolishness and Frenzie…

Surprise House

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Abbie Farwell Brown

Our story begins just after Nan Corliss, an eccentric old lady, dies and leaves her strange old house in Crowfield to her nephew, Dr. Owen C…

The Hermit and the Wild Woman, and other Stories

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Edith Wharton

Seven short stories by Edith Wharton, American author of The House of Mirth. "The Hermit and the Wild Woman" (rather differen…

The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Volume One

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Edith Wharton

Five early short stories by Edith Wharton, American author of The House of Mirth. Includes “Kerfol,” “Mrs. Manstey's View,” “The Bolted Door…

Benigna Machiavelli

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman

In between "The Yellow Wallpaper" (1892) and Herland (1915), feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) wrote and published thi…

The Crux

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"This story is, first, for young women to read; second, for young men to read; after that, for anybody who wants to. Anyone who doubts …

Now We Are Six

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A. A. Milne

Milne's second book of children's poetry: “We have been nearly three years writing this book. We began it when we were very young ... and no…

Knock Three Times!

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Marion St. John Webb

“Jack and Molly were twins, and this was their ninth birthday. Such a happy, exciting day it had been; it felt like a birthday all day long,…

The Fox and the Horse by Brothers Grimm

In Coffee Break Collection 038 - Horses

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

This is the 38th Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select and read stories or poems, fiction or non-fiction pieces of fifte…

The Gretchen Plan By William Johnston

In Short Stories From Life

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Life Magazine held a short story contest. Stories must be no more than 1500 words. Authors were paid for the number of words under that maxi…

The Autobiography of an Omnibus

In Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Vol. 4

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Louisa May Alcott

Volume 4 of Aunt Jo’s Scrap-Bag contains 12 short stories for children by American writer Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women. Althoug…

Autumn flowers - Read by WJA

In Autumn Flowers

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Fannie Isabel Sherrick and Fannie Isabelle Sherrick

LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of Autumn Flowers by Fannie Isabelle Sherrick.This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Octobe…

The Old Sedan Chair - Read by WA

In The Old Sedan Chair

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Henry Austin Dobson

LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of The Old Sedan Chair by Austin Dobson.This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 29, 2022…

Elsje van Houwening

In True Stories of Girl Heroines

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Evelyn Everett-Green

Twenty short stories retelling the heroic deeds of teenaged girls and young women from history. - Summary by Beeswaxcandle