Humor (Fiction)

Our Mr. Wrenn, the Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

Read by Don W. Jenkins


Sinclair Lewis


"At thirty-four Mr. Wrenn was the sales-entry clerk of the Souvenir Company. He was always bending over bills and columns of figures at…

Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.

Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)


Edith Œnone Somerville


This is the first of three novels which Edith Somerville and her cousin Violet Martin wrote about the English Major Sinclair Yates who leave…

Piccadilly Jim (version 2)

Read by Mark Nelson


P. G. Wodehouse


Jimmy "Piccadilly Jim" Crocker returns to New York to repair his reputation and pursue his love-interest, Ann Chester. All he has …

They and I

Read by Debra Lynn


Jerome K. Jerome


A man and his three children leave the “Little Mother” at home in the city and set up temporary housekeeping in a country cottage to supervi…

The American Claimant

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


The American Claimant is an 1892 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The story focuses on the class differences and expectatio…

The Diamond Cross Mystery

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Chester K. Steele


Colonel Ashley is confronted with a difficult case: The proprietor of a jewelry shop is found murdered, and a valuable diamond cross is stol…

Letters of Travel

Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)


Rudyard Kipling


Three books of travel writing (between them covering the USA, Canada, Japan and Egypt) by the Nobel Prize winning author of the Just So Stor…

When Patty Went to College

Read by Daryl Wor


Jean Webster


When Patty Went to College is Jean Webster's first novel, published in 1903. It is a humorous look at life in an all-girls college at the tu…

The Sunny Side

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A. A. Milne


The Sunny Side is a collection of short stories and essays by A. A. Milne. Though Milne is best known for his classic children's books, espe…

A Guide to Men

Read by Cori Samuel


Helen Rowland


A series of occasionally witty one-liners, poems and considerations on the subject of Men, Women and their Conjunction. By turns tender, bla…

Les Misérables pour rire

Read by Ezwa


A. Vémar and A. Vémarandgustave Marx


Vous n'avez jamais eu le temps de lire Les Misérables ? Eh bien, en voici l'occasion. Ces misérables-ci sont très conci…

The Gentle Grafter

Read by Leslie Walden


O. Henry


If Jefferson "Parleyvoo" Pickens had appeared in print just a few years later, he might have been the "Gentle Grifter" i…

Soaked In Seaweed and 7 other nonsense novels

Read by Phil Chenevert


Stephen Leacock


8 great spoofs of 'types' of fiction by the premier Canadian humorist Leacock, taken from his book Nonsense Novels. The title of each parody…

A Personal Anthology of Shakespeare

Read by Martin Clifton


William Shakespeare


This personal anthology is my choice of speeches from Shakespeare that I enjoy reading (that I would like to have had by heart years ago!) a…

In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories

Read by David Wales


Robert Barr


Thirteen short stories by one of the most famous writers in his day. Robert Barr was a British Canadian short story writer and novelist, bor…

Miss Mapp

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E. F. Benson


E. F. Benson's Mapp and Lucia series, consists of six novels and three short stories. The novels are: Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Miss Map…

Faces and Places

Read by Ruth Golding


Sir Henry W. Lucy


Faces and Places is a collection of articles on nineteenth century travel, events and personalities by the British journalist Henry Lucy, wh…

Gentle Julia

Read by Bellona Times


Booth Tarkington


Penrod for girls in the form of Florence, the bratty younger cousin of luminous Julia Atwater, enlivens this romantic comedy set in Tarkingt…

Mrs. Bindle

Read by Don W. Jenkins


Herbert George Jenkins


Herbert Jenkins' most popular fictional creation was Mr. Joseph Bindle, who first appeared in a humorous novel in 1916 and in a number of se…

The Sea Lady (Version 2)

Read by Thomas A. Copeland


H. G. Wells


A mermaid contrives to have herself "rescued from drowning" and adopted by a respectable family on the English coast. Her motive,…

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