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Gullible's Travels, Etc.

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Ring Lardner


Humorous stories of social climbing in America's "classless" society. - Summary by Winston Tharp

The Early Poems of Hart Crane

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Hart Crane


A collection of Hart Crane poems published before 1923. These poems originally appeared in a variety of magazines (The Pagan, The Double De…

Adventures Of The Infallible Godahl

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Frederick Irving Anderson


Frederick Irving Anderson was a New York newspaperman who had a second career writing mystery stories for the "slick" magazines su…

The Tenth Clew and Other Continental Op Stories

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Dashiell Hammett


Biographer Nathan Ward has called “The Tenth Clew” Dashiell Hammett’s “first real jewel of a story.” In it, Hammett’s nameless Continental D…

Boston Blackie

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Jack Boyle


Boston Blackie is the novelization of a group of pulp short stories by Jack Boyle (1881-1928). Blackie, an ex-con with a college education, …

Selected Uncle Abner Mysteries

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Melville Davisson Post


Fourteen mysteries from the pages of the Saturday Evening Post, the Metropolitan, Red Book, and Pictorial Review magazines featuring Uncle A…

Zigzags of Treachery and other stories

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Dashiell Hammett


The death of a well known San Francisco doctor brings a charge of murder for his wife, but is it murder or suicide, and is she really his wi…

Five Continental Op Stories

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Dashiell Hammett


Before Sam Spade chased the black bird in The Maltese Falcon and Nick and Nora Charles stirred their first martinis in The Thin Man, the Con…

The Gutting of Couffignal

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Dashiell Hammett


Dashiell Hammett’s hardboiled detective is assigned by his agency to guard a stash of wedding presents on an exclusive Bay Area island. Jus…

Boston Blackie: Stories Around the Opium Lamp

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Jack Boyle


Boston Blackie had his birth in the imagination of a self confessed “opium eater.” Jack Boyle was a San Francisco newspaper man who became d…

Iconoclastic Memories of the Civil War

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Ambrose Bierce


At the outset of the American Civil War, [the writer Ambrose] Bierce enlisted in the Union Army's 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment....In Februa…

'Co. Aytch,' Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment or, A Side Show of the Big S…

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Sam R. Watkins


Samuel “Sam” Rush Watkins (June 26, 1839 – July 20, 1901) was a noted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War. He is known today f…

A Bullet for Cinderella

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John D Macdonald


HER VENEER WAS BIG CITY ... But one look and you knew that Toni Raselle's instincts were straight out of the river shack she came from. I …

Lion Loose

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James H. Schmitz


The most dangerous of animals is not the biggest and fiercest—but the one that's hardest to stop. Add intelligence to that ... and you may c…

Music I Heard

In Short Poetry Collection 116

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Conrad Aiken (1889-1973) and Conrad Aiken


This is a collection of 25 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2013.

The Two Skyscrapers Who Decided to Have a Child

In Children's Short Works, Vol. 018

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Carl Sandburg


LibriVox's Children's Short Works Collection 018: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

Finished with the War: A Soldier's Declaration

In First World War Centenary Prose Collection Vol. I

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Siegfried Sassoon


This collection of non-fiction and fiction, with its companion poetry collection, commemorates the outbreak of the First World War on 28th J…

Death Be not proud

In Short Poetry Collection 145

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John Donne


This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2015.