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A Christmas Miscellany 2019

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Various


Nine stories about Christmas or around Christmastime. - Summary by david wales

The Private Soldier Under Washington

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Charles Knowles Bolton


Much was been written about the American Revolution, but our knowledge of the private solders of the patriot army is confined chiefly to Was…

The Hotel D'Angleterre And Other Stories

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Mary Elizabeth Hawker


Five short stories by Lanoe Falconer which is the pseudonym of the English writer, Marie Elizabeth Hawker (1848 - 1908). Her works, though f…

Night Operations For Infantry - Compiled For The Use Of Company Officers (1916)

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Charles Tyrwhitt Dawkins


"It must be remembered that many of our men up to the time of their enlistment have passed their lives entirely in large towns, and hav…

The Martyrdom Of Belgium; Official Report Of Massacres Of Peaceable Citizens, W…

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George Cooreman


The title says it all. World War I narratives of German activities in Belgium after the German invasion of this neutral country. - Summary b…

The Third Circle

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Frank Norris


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

A Christmas Miscellany 2018

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Various


Sixteen Christmas stories or essays. (David Wales)

The Thirteen Travelers

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Hugh Walpole


The year is 1919 and peace has sprung upon the world after the unspeakable carnage of World War I. The place is Hortons, a building of expen…

Joseph Conrad

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Hugh Walpole


This is a literary biography of Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) who is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English. He was granted Brit…

The Pilgrimage Of Etheria

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Etheria


This (probably) late fourth century common era (A.D.) narrative of a Christian pilgrimage is the earliest such text which survives to us. It…

Stories of the Ships

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Lewis R. Freeman


While most associate the "Great War" with trenches, barbed wire, machine guns, and poison gas, ships played roles in the military …

Causes Of The American Civil War: Secession Statements Of Five Confederate Stat…

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Various


Some of the states who rebelled against the Federal Government in the American Civil War issued statements by nascent governing bodies expla…

O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919

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Various


Fifteen short stories of 1919, winners of a rigorous competition. The extensive Introduction is omitted from this recording. ( david wales)

Old Hampshire Vignettes

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Mary Elizabeth Hawker


Lanoe Falconer is the pseudonym of the English writer, Marie Elizabeth Hawker (1848 - 1908). Her works, though few, were well received. She …

The Fringes Of The Fleet

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Rudyard Kipling


During the war (WWI), [Kipling] wrote a booklet The Fringes of the Fleet containing essays and poems on various nautical subjects of the war…

The Mikado, Or The Town Of Titipu

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W. S. Gilbert


In this recording, one person reads the entire play, all parts, including the stage directions. Even without the support of Arthur Sullivan…

The Indians Of Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Margaret Herschel


A short review of the history and presence of Native Americans in the area of the Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, USA. - Summary by david wa…

Prophets, Priests, And Kings

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Alfred George Gardiner


These biographical essays of (mostly) British subjects were written in 1907-1908 for The Daily News newspaper and reflect their subjects as …

That House I Bought; A Little Leaf From Life

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Henry Edward Warner


This is a whimsical, entertaining, tongue in cheek narrative of the author’s purchase of a house, circa 1911. - Summary by david wales

Shandygaff

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Christopher Morley


A number of most agreeable Inquirendoes upon Life & Letters, interspersed with Short Stories & Skits, the whole most Diverting to th…

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