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The Wonderful Visit

Read by Mary Bard


H. G. Wells


An other-worldly creature visits a small English village, and H. G. Wells uses humour and satire to convey some of the imperfections of Vict…

Lost Man's Lane

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Anna Katharine Green


After several people apparently vanish into thin air while walking along the same country road, New York detective Mr Gryce calls on the ski…

The Sword of Damocles

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Anna Katharine Green


Anna Katharine Green is best known as one of the first women detective writers, and The Sword of Damocles, first published in 1881, does ind…

The Mysterious Rider

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Zane Grey


This book has all the elements of a classic Western, including rustling and gunfights, but at its heart is the battle between good and evil,…

Manon Lescaut

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Abbé Prévost


Published in 1731, Manon Lescaut (on which the Puccini opera is based) takes as its themes passionate, tragic love, and redemption through s…

Book 03 The Heart Of Man Chapter 31 What Is He Making

In Initials Only

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Anna Katharine Green


Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective f…

The Story of the Little Hunch-Back

In The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Volume 02

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Anonymoustranslated Byjonathan Scott


The second of four volumes of Middle Eastern tales, originally written in Arabic. Scheherazade tries to prolong her husband's interest in he…