Frank Norris

The Octopus


Read by Delmar H Dolbier


Frank Norris based his 1901 novel The Octopus (A Story of California) on the Mussel Slough Tragedy of 1880, a bloody conflict between ranche…

McTeague


Read by Jeff Robinson


McTeague is a simple dentist who becomes infatuated with Trina, the cousin of his friend Marcus. Trina then buys a winning lottery ticket wo…

Vandover and the Brute


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Vandover is a student who succumbs to a gambling addiction. This addiction causes him to divest himself of his cherished possessions and to …

The Third Circle


Read by David Wales


Sixteen short stories by the American novelist Benjamin Frank Norris Jr (1870-1902) who wrote predominantly in the naturalist genre. He liv…

1903 Collection


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This is what people were reading in 1903, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction articles. (Summary by BellonaTimes)

A Deal in Wheat and other Stories of the New and Old West


Read by Don W. Jenkins


This collection of Frank Norris' stories was published after his death in 1902. These stories range in topic from the machinations of the co…

The Pit


Read by Delmar H Dolbier


The Trilogy of The Epic of the Wheat includes the following novels: THE OCTOPUS,, a Story of California. THE PIT, a Story of Chicago. THE W…