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The Curious Quest

Read by Adrian Praetzellis


E. Phillips Oppenheim


A sweet, simple tale of how friendship and honesty triumph over money. The protagonist’s pun of a name—Ernest Bliss—foreshadows the plot in …

Reuben Sachs: A Sketch

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Amy Levy


Reuben Sachs is a London lawyer whose political aspirations do not include marriage to Judith Quixano, the daughter of a respectable but une…

Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany and Alphabets

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Edward Lear


A selection of nonsense poems, songs (not sung!), stories, and miscellaneous strangeness. The work includes the "Owl and the Pussycat&q…

Sons of the Covenant: A Tale of London Jewry

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Samuel Gordon


Born in London's poverty-stricken and heavily Jewish East End, the Lipcott boys create their own successes in life and love. The brothers' c…

The Tour of Dr. Syntax in Search of the Picturesque

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William Combe


“To bury these, to christen those, And marry such fond folks who chose To change the tenor of their life And risk the matrimonial strife.” …

The Golem: A legend of old Prague

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Rudolf Lothar


Rabbi Loeb creates a clay man to house a perfect soul that he hopes will not be blighted by human prejudices. The plan does not go as he hop…

An Angler's Hours

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Hugh Tempest Sheringham


One of the classic British books about angling. The author’s love was fly fishing—“…while there are trout, life is worth living…” but he was…

The 9.30 Up Train

In Ghost Story Collection 004

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Robert E. Howard and Sabine Baring-Gould


A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyo…

The River Bank

In The Wind in the Willows (version 3)

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Kenneth Grahame


The classic story of how Rat, Mole, and the other river-bankers saved Toad from his excesses. This book has it all: excitement, sentiment, d…

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