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This Audiobook contains the following works : The Castle of Otranto - Horace Walpole The Damned (Là-bas) - Joris-Karl Huysmans The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving Frankenstein - Mary Shelley The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde Dracula - Bram Stoker The Turn of the Screw - Henry James The Dunwich Horror - H.P Lovecraft The Masque of the Red Death - Edgar Allan Poe The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston LerouxShow more
Published in 1866, Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War is a collection of poems about the Civil War by Herman Melville. Many of the poems are inspired by second- and third-hand accounts from print news sources (especially the Rebellion Record) and from family and friends. A handful of trips Melville took before, during, and after the war provide additional angles of vision into the battles, the personalities, and the moods of war. In an opening note, Melville describes his project not so much as a systematic chronicle (though many of the individual poems refer to specific events) but as a kind of memory piece of national experience. The 'aspects' to which he refers in the title are as diverse as 'the moods of involuntary meditation—moods variable, and at times widely at variance.' Much of the verse is stylistically conventional (more so than modern readers perhaps expect from the author of Moby-Dick), but the shifting subjectivities and unresolved traumas that unfold in the collection merit repeated contemplation. Melville's Battle-Pieces do not offer a neatly versified narrative of the Civil War but rather kaleidescopic glimpses of shifting emotions and ambivalent reflections of post-war AmericaShow more
This Audiobook contains the complete novels of H.G. Wells: - The War of the Worlds - The Time Machine - The Sea Lady - The Island of Doctor Moreau - The Invisible Man - The War That Will End War - The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth - The First Men in the Moon - The Discovery Of The Future - Tales of Space of time - Little Wars - Love and Mr Lewisham - The Wonderful Visit - The New MachiavelliShow more
This Audiobook contains the following works: - White Fang [Jack London ] - Tess of the d'Urbervilles [Thomas Hardy] - The Call of Cthulhu [H.P Lovecraft] - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court [Mark twain] - The Return of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle] - The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde [Robert Louis Stevenson] - Crime and Punishment [Fyodor Dostoyevsky] - Wuthering Heights [Emily Brontë] - A Christmas Carol [Charles Dickens] - The jungle book [Rudyard Kipling] Also Available 10 Masterpieces you have to listen before you die Vol: 1 (Golden Deer Classics) 10 Masterpieces you have to listen before you die Vol: 2 (Golden Deer Classics)Show more
'The Faith of Men' is a short story collection originally published in 1904 and contains eight of Jack London's adventure tales, all of them set in London's favorite milieu -- the Yukon Territory. 'A Relic of the Pliocene' concerns a 'homely, blue-eyed, freckle-faced' hunter named Thomas Stevens and his tracking and eventual killing of a prehistoric mammoth. 'A Hyperborean Brew' also concerns Thomas Stevens and his schemes. 'In Batard,' an evil master makes a monster of an evil dog. Other stories included are 'The Faith of Men,' 'Too Much Gold,' 'The One Thousand Dozen,' 'The Marriage of Lit-Lit,' 'Batard,' and 'The Story of Jees Uck.Show more
G. K. Chesterton was a great admirer of Charles Dickens, and wrote a noted critique of Dickens' works expressing his opinion in his own inimitable style CONTAINS CHAPTER I.—THE DICKENS PERIOD CHAPTER II.—THE BOYHOOD OF DICKENS CHAPTER III.—THE YOUTH OF DICKENS CHAPTER IV.—'THE PICKWICK PAPERS' CHAPTER V.—THE GREAT POPULARITY CHAPTER VI.—DICKENS AND AMERICA PART TWO CHAPTER VII.—DICKENS AND CHRISTMAS CHAPTER VIII.—THE TIME OF TRANSITION CHAPTER IX.—LATER LIFE AND WORKS CHAPTER X.—THE GREAT DICKENS CHARACTERS CHAPTER XI.—ON THE ALLEGED OPTIMISM OF DICKENS CHAPTER XII.—A NOTE ON THE FUTURE OF DICKENSShow more
This Audiobook included: - A Christmas Mistake - A Strayed Allegiance - An Invitation Given on Impulse - In Spite of Myself - Kismet - Miriam's Lover - The Jest that Failed - The Pennington's Girl - The Setness of Theodosia - The Story of An Invitation - The Touch of Fate - The Waking of Helen - An Unconventional Confidence - Aunt Cyrilla's Christmas Basket - Emily's Husband - Our Runaway Kite - The Josephs' Christmas - The Magical Bond of the Sea - The Martyrdom of Estella - The Osbornes' Christmas - The Romance of Aunt Beatrice - The Running Away of Chester - The Strike at Putney - The Unhappiness of Miss Farquhar - Why Mr. Cropper Changed His MindShow more
This Audiobook contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [Lewis Carroll] Oliver Twist [Charles Dickens] The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle] Anne of Green Gables [Lucy Maud Montgomery ] The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe] Frankenstein [Mary Shelley] Dracula [Bram Stoker] The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [Mark Twain] The War of the Worlds [H. G. Wells] The Picture Of Dorian Gray [Oscar Wilde] The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe]Show more
In his inimitable way, Mark Twain gives sound advice about how to tell a story, then lets us in on some curious incidents he experienced, and finishes with a trip that proves life-changing. Included - How to Tell a Story, The Wounded Soldier, The Golden Arm - Mental Telegraphy Again - The Invalid's StoryShow more
Cousin Phillis (1864) is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell about Paul Manning, a youth of seventeen who moves to the country and befriends his mother's family and his second cousin Phillis Holman, who is confused by her own placement at the edge of adolescence. Most critics agree that Cousin Phillis is Gaskell's crowning achievement in the short novel. The story is uncomplicated; its virtues are in the manner of its development and telling.Show more
Carmilla is a Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. First published in 1871 as a serial narrative in The Dark Blue, it tells the story of a young woman's susceptibility to the attentions of a female vampire named Carmilla. Carmilla predates Bram Stoker's Dracula by 26 years, and has been adapted many times for cinema.Show more
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