William John Locke

The Beloved Vagabond


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The vagabond, Paragot, a truly eccentric bohemian and a wandering scholar with a mysterious past, adopts a London street urchin (whom he cal…

The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne


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Marcus Ordeyne is a middle aged bachelor schoolmaster who has inherited both money and a title and thus is able to lead a life of leisure. O…

Simon the Jester


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Simon de Gex, a wealthy and successful MP, is diagnosed with a terminal illness and decides to use his last few months using his wealth and …

Septimus


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The book concerns the tangled lives of four people: Zora, a young widow who seeks some purpose in her life; Septimus Dix, an other-wordly bu…

The Wonderful Year


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Martin Overshaw and Corinna Hastings are leading dull and unproductive lives in Paris, having fled humdrum England. They fall in with Fortin…

The Red Planet


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Set during WWI in England, The Red Planet is a rich tale about the life in a little English town from the point of view of Major Duncan Mere…

Jaffery


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The book follows the lives of Hilary, the narrator, and three of his friends whom he met at Cambridge. One soon dies - another (Adrian) writ…

The Rough Road


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The book tells the story of "Doggie" Trevor, who, having been wrapped in cotton wool since babyhood, becomes a snobbish rich dilet…

The Fortunate Youth


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Paul is a poor boy who grew up in London, in the household of his mother and stepfather. His journey to greatness is the subject of our stor…

The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol


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This 1912 collection of short stories is of lighthearted adventures of an irresponsible -- and irrepressible -- Frenchman in England and Par…

The Glory of Clementina Wing


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The book follows the adventures of two main characters - Clementina Wing, a talented artist in her mid 30's with no social graces and Ephrai…

Where Love Is


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Norma Hardacre is a member of smart London society. She finds herself irresistibly drawn to a penniless artist named Jimmie Padgate. However…

The Mountebank


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Andrew Lackaday, an English orphan, was born and brought up in a French circus. He becomes a highly skilled mimic and juggler. He plies his …

The House of Baltazar


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Twenty years ago, John Balthazar, a notable and brilliant Cambridge mathematician, left England abruptly as he found himself falling in love…

The Tale of Triona


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Olivia is a newly orphaned young woman looking for adventure and excitement. She rents out her house to Blaise Olifant whose friend Alexis T…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2009


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Librivox volunteers from around the world bring you Christmas stories, carols and poems in English, German, Hungarian, Latin, Portuguese, Ru…