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Rock Crystal

Read by Greg W.


Adalbert Stifter


On Christmas Eve, two children, a brother and sister, leave their grandmother's house in an Alpine village and get lost in the mountain snow…

Growth of the Soil

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Knut Hamsun


Growth of the Soil (Markens Grøde) is the novel by Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun which won him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. …

London: James Street, W.C.

In The Haunted Homes and Family Traditions of Great Britain

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John Henry Ingram


Possibly no part in the world is more connected in our minds to hauntings, ghost sightings and gruesome legends than Great Britain with its …

Mrs. W. L. Niemann

In Old Rail Fence Corners

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Lucy Leavenworth Wilder Morris


Old Rail Fence Corners is an historical treasure trove containing the stories of the first significant waves of European-American settlers i…

Martin Eden

Read by Greg W.


Jack London


Martin Eden (1909) is a novel by American author Jack London, about a struggling young writer. It was first serialized in the Pacific Monthl…

Hunger

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Knut Hamsun


Hunger (Norwegian: Sult) is a novel by the Norwegian author Knut Hamsun and was published in its final form in 1890. The novel has been hail…

Selected Short Stories

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Stephen Crane


At the time of his death at the age of 28, Stephen Crane had become an important figure in American literature. He was nearly forgotten, how…

Vera

Read by Greg W.


Elizabeth Von Arnim


Vera (1921) by Elizabeth von Arnim is a black comedy based on her disastrous second marriage to Earl Russell: a mordant analysis of the roma…

Better Angel

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Richard Meeker


In 1933, Forman Brown wrote, under the pseudonym Richard Meeker, a controversial novel called Better Angel, about a young man coming to term…

Michael Kohlhaas (English Translation)

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Heinrich von Kleist


Michael Kohlhaas is an 1811 novella by Heinrich von Kleist, based on a 16th-century story of Hans Kohlhase. Both the theme (a fanatical ques…

The Damnation of Theron Ware

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Harold Frederic


The Damnation of Theron Ware (published in England as Illumination) is an 1896 novel by American author Harold Frederic. It is widely consid…

The Fair Rewards

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Thomas Beer


"The Fair Rewards" by Thomas Beer . . . is a really distiguished novel. The writing is far above the average: it has style and sop…

Pelle the Conqueror, Volume 1

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Martin Andersen Nexø


When the first part of "Pelle Erobreren" (Pelle the Conqueror) appeared in 1906, its author, Martin Andersen Nexo, was practically…

Fitzhugh, by W. MacPherson Wiltbank

In The Black Cat Vol. 02 No. 02 November 1896

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Various


The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Man…

Victory

Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


Lester Del Rey


Lester del Rey (1915 – 1993) was a Golden Age science fiction author and editor closely connected to John W. Campbell Jr. and Astounding Sci…

Napoleon plans to sell Louisiana (1803), by A. E. Winship and Robert W. Wallace

In The World’s Story Volume XIII: The United States

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Eva March Tappan


This is the thirteenth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva Mar…

A Famous Fight Between an English and a French Frigate by Rev. W. H. Fitchett

In The Junior Classics Volume 7: Stories of Courage and Heroism

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William Patten and Variousandwilliam Patten


The stories in this volume are true stories, and have been arranged in chronological order, an arrangement that will aid the reader to remem…