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The End of General Gordon, Part 2

In Eminent Victorians

Read by Margaret Espaillat

Lytton Strachey and Giles Lytton Strachey

On Modern Library's list of 100 Best Non-Fiction books, "Eminent Victorians" marked an epoch in the art of biography; it also help…

11 - The Gentle Art of Boosting

In The Genial Idiot

Read by Margaret Espaillat

John Kendrick Bangs

John Kendrick Bangs once again takes us on a journey with the loveable, but somewhat self-opinionated and irritating Mr Idiot. (Summary by M…

Chapter VI

In Ramona

Read by Margaret Espaillat

Helen Hunt Jackson

Ramona, a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson (1884), is the story of a part-Scottish and part-Native American orphan girl growing up and ge…

A Fiend at Bay

In At the Time Appointed

Read by Margaret Espaillat

A. Maynard Barbour and Anna Maynard Barbour

"Those who remember that excellent detective story, That Mainwaring Affair will expect to find plenty of mystery and exciting incidents…

Chapter 12

In Bunner Sisters

Read by Margaret Espaillat

Edith Wharton

“Bunner Sisters,” like “The Age of Innocence” is set in 1870s New York, however the lives of Ann Eliza and Evelina Bunner reflect impoverish…

The Tinderbox

In Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale Collection

Read by Margaret Espaillat

Hans Christian Andersen and Henry William Dulcken

These are 25 fairy tales written by Hans Christian Andersen - A collection of something for everyone - the very popular stories, the less we…

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