Literary Fiction

Hester: A Story of Contemporary Life, Volume 1

Read by Anne Erickson


Margaret O. Oliphant


Catherine Vernon has a firm hand on her family and on the family business. Her plans for her young protege Edward, whom she loves like a son…

Noughts and Crosses: Stories, Studies and Sketches

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch


This is a collection of well-written engaging short stories written by "Q", the pen name of the prolific and eccentric Sir Arthur …

Mr. Waddington of Wyck

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May Sinclair


May Sinclair’s 1921 novel tells the story of the ridiculous Mr. Horatio Bysshe Waddington, a pompous, self-deluded poser making his way thro…

Backwater (Pilgrimage, Vol. 2)

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Dorothy Richardson


"Backwater" is the second volume of "Pilgrimage," a series of thirteen autobiographical novels by Dorothy Richardson con…

Het Verlaten Huis

Read by Marcel Coenders


Charles Dickens


Verhaal over een zeer langdurig en vooral kostbaar juridisch proces, dat uiteindelijk toch tot een einde komt. In schril contrast met de nob…

Lost Diaries

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Maurice Baring


Within these pages find passages from the "lost diaries" of a wide range of people: royal, regular, famous, infamous, historical…

The Beast in the Jungle (version 2)

Read by Tony Addison


Henry James


One of James's last great stories, it is not actually a ghost story but has every claim to be considered such with its mysterious spectral e…

Cut by the County; or, Grace Darnel

Read by Adrienne Prevost


Mary Elizabeth Braddon


Darnel Park is situated in a county that thrives on gossip and secrets, and the Darnel family, as it turns out, has many of them. An attempt…

The Merry-Go-Round

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W. Somerset Maugham


Basil Kent marries Jenny Bush, because he believes that is the honourable thing to do after getting her pregnant, but he realizes that he is…

Riallaro: The Archipelago of Exiles

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Godfrey Sweven


John Macmillan Brown was born in New Zealand and a University professor, wrote under the pseudonym Godfrey Sweven. An excerpt from the Int…

The Children Of The Abbey

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Regina Maria Roche


Published in 1796, this novel tells the trials and tribulations of Amanda and Oscar FitzAlan, brother and sister who have to navigate the wo…

Sechs Novellen

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Jens Peter Jacobsen


Sechs Novellen, in denen Jens Peter Jacobsen die Menschen beschreibt. Ihr Leben, ihre Gefühle, Wünsche und Ängste. Mit gro&sz…

Weird Tales, Volume 2

Read by Thomas A. Copeland


E. T. A. Hoffmann


Paradoxically, it is variety that unites the tales you are about to read. They take place in widely separated countries and historical perio…

The Heptameron of the Tales of Margaret, Queen of Navarre, Volume 4

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Marguerite Of Navarre


THE HEPTAMERON (here Volume 4 of 5), first published posthumously in 1558, is divided into seven complete days containing 10 stories each, a…

The Crocodile (Version 2)

Read by Phillip Cryan


Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Fyodor Dostoevesky's "The Crocodile," first published in 1865 in the magazine "Epoch," is the story of Ivan Matveitch, a…

Een Kerstlied in Proza (A Christmas Carol)

Read by Bart de Leeuw


Charles Dickens


'A Christmas Carol' is een Victoriaanse allegorie over een oude en verbitterde vrek, Ebenezer Scrooge, die in de nacht voor Kerstmis een aan…

Die Psychologie der Erbtante

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Erich Mühsam


Eine Thantologie aus 25 Einzeldarstellungen zur Lösung der Unsterblichkeits-Frage. Margarete Beutler zugeeignet (Zusammenfassung - U…

Lord Jim (version 2)

Read by Peter Dann


Joseph Conrad


While it's not often described as such, "Lord Jim" can be viewed as a kind of love story whose real theme is the close bond which …

The Metamorphosis (version 5)

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Franz Kafka


Inexplicably, young Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning having turned into a large bug. The story follows how him and his family deal with the…

The Sylph

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Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess Of Devonshire and Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire


Georgianna Cavendish, duchess of Devonshire was one of the leading ladies of her time. There for, her novel, which contains many autobiograp…

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