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This Audiobook contains the following works The Sky is the Limit Vol 1 Think and Grow Rich [Napoleon Hill] - Starts at Chapter 1 The prophet [Khalil Gibran] - Starts at Chapter 19 Eight Pillars of Prosperity [James Allen]- Starts at Chapter 47 As a Man Thinketh [James Allen] - Starts at Chapter 58 An Iron Will [Orison Swett Marden] - Starts at Chapter 67 The Art of Money Getting [P.T. Barnum] - Starts at Chapter 74 The Game of Life and How to Play it [Florence Scovel Shinn] - Starts at Chapter 95 The Way to Wealth [Benjamin Franklin] - Starts at Chapter 105 Acres of Diamonds [Russell Conwell] - Starts at Chapter 106 The Science of Getting Rich [Wallace D. Wattles] - Starts at Chapter 108 The Sky is the Limit Vol 2 The Richest Man in Babylon [George S. Clason] - Starts at Chapter 126 The Psychology of Salesmanship [William Walker Atkinson] - Starts at Chapter 145 The Law of Success Lesson 1 :The Master Mind [Napoleon Hill] - Starts at Chapter 155 The Key to Success [Russell H. Conwell] - Starts at Chapter 158 Self Development And Power [L.W. Rogers] - Starts at Chapter 165 Morning And Evening Thoughts [James Allen] - Starts at Chapter 168 How To Make Money [B.F. Austin] - Starts at Chapter 230 How to Get What You Want [Wallace D. Wattles] - Starts at Chapter 257 From Poverty to Power [James Allen] - Starts at Chapter 262 Every Man His Own University [Russell H. Conwell] - Starts at Chapter 277Show more
This Audiobook contains the following works: The Richest Man in Babylon [George S. Clason] - Starts at Chapter 1 The Psychology of Salesmanship [William Walker Atkinson] - Starts at Chapter 20 The Law of Success Lesson 1 :The Master Mind [Napoleon Hill] - Starts at Chapter 30 The Key to Success [Russell H. Conwell] - Starts at Chapter 33 Self Development And Power [L.W. Rogers] - Starts at Chapter 40 Morning And Evening Thoughts [James Allen] - Starts at Chapter 43 How To Make Money [B.F. Austin] - Starts at Chapter 105 How to Get What You Want [Wallace D. Wattles] - Starts at Chapter 132 From Poverty to Power [James Allen] - Starts at Chapter 137 Every Man His Own University [Russell H. Conwell] - Starts at Chapter 153Show more
David Copperfield is the story of a young man's adventures on his journey from an unhappy and impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist. Among the gloriously vivid cast of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; his formidable aunt, Betsey Trotwood; the eternally humble yet treacherous Uriah Heep; frivolous, enchanting Dora; and the magnificently impecunious Micawber, one of literature's great comic creations. In David Copperfield—the novel he described as his 'favorite child'—Dickens drew revealingly on his own experiences to create one of his most exuberant and enduringly popular works, filled with tragedy and comedy in equal measureShow more
In 1894, Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) published two collections of aphorisms: A Few Maxims For The Instruction Of The Over-Educated, in the Saturday Review newspaper, and Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young, in the Oxford student magazine The Chameleon. By turns witty, intellectual, counter-intuitive and obtruse, the collections came to be seen by many as emblematic of Wilde's style, and countless collections of Wildean aphorisms have since been published.Show more
Published originally as 'The Soul of Man Under Socialism,' this is not so much a work of sober political analysis; rather it can be summed up as a rhapsodic manifesto on behalf of the Individual. Socialism having deployed technology to liberate the whole of humanity from soul-destroying labour, the State obligingly withers away to allow the free development of a joyful, anarchic hedonism... 'Is this Utopian? A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing.' Far from abandoning the epigram in favour of the slogan, Wilde wittily assails several of his favourite targets: the misguided purveyors of philanthropy; life-denying ascetics of various kinds; the army of the half-educated who constitute themselves the enemies of Art - and those venal popular journalists who cater to them...Show more
A Christmas Carol is one of Charles Dickens' most loved books - a true classic and a Christmas time must-read. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean, miserable, bitter old man with no friends. One cold Christmas Eve, three ghosts take him on a scary journey to show him the error of his nasty ways. By visiting his past, present and future, Scrooge learns to love Christmas and the people all around him.With a light-hearted introduction by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, creator of the highly successful Alex RiderShow more
H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as 'The Time Traveller' tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he witnesses the end of human civilization as we know it, as well as the beginning of the end of the world. This original time-travel story has been copied many times, but never improved upon.Show more
A mermaid contrives to have herself 'rescued from drowning' and adopted by a respectable family on the English coast. Her motive, which she conceals for quite a while, is to win the heart of a handsome but irresponsible young man whom she glimpsed when he went swimming in the Pacific. Introduced into polite society as an invalid, she proves to be intelligent and charming, but as an immortal she regards the concerns of the English gentry with critical detachment. The young man, who is already engaged, falls under her spell and begins to doubt the importance of the political career into which his fiancée has been directing him. There are, after all, 'other dreams.' But does his new relationship offer him any real future?Show more
Ranked among the classic novels of the English language and the inspiration for several unforgettable movies, this early work of H. G. Wells was greeted in 1896 by howls of protest from reviewers, who found it horrifying and blasphemous. They wanted to know more about the wondrous possibilities of science shown in his first book, The Time Machine, not its potential for misuse and terror. In The Island of Dr. Moreau, a shipwrecked gentleman named Edward Prendick, stranded on a Pacific island lorded over by the notorious Dr. Moreau, confronts dark secrets, strange creatures, and a reason to run for his life. While this riveting tale was intended to be a commentary on evolution, divine creation, and the tension between human nature and culture, modern readers familiar with genetic engineering will marvel at Wells's prediction of the ethical issues raised by producing 'smarter' human beings or bringing back extinct species. These levels of interpretation add a richness to Prendick's adventures on Dr. Moreau's island of lost souls without distracting from what is still a rip-roaring good read.Show more
What happens when science tampers with nature? A riveting, cautionary tale with disastrous results reveals the chilling answer. Hoping to create a new growth agent for food with beneficial uses to mankind, two scientists find that the spread of the material is uncontrollable. Giant chickens, rats, and insects run amok, and children given the food stuffs experience incredible growth--and serious illnesses. Over the years, people who have eaten these specially treated foods find themselves unable to fit into a society where ignorance and hypocrisy rule. These 'giants,' with their extraordinary mental powers, find themselves shut away from an older, more traditional society. Intolerance and hatred increase as the line of distinction between ordinary people and giants is drawn across communities and families. One of H. G. Wells' lesser-known works, The Food of the Gods has been retold many times in many forms since it was first published in 1904. The gripping, newly relevant tale combines fast-paced entertainment with social commentary as it considers the ethics involved in genetic engineering.Show more
When penniless businessman Mr Bedford retreats to the Kent coast to write a play, he meets by chance the brilliant Dr Cavor, an absent-minded scientist on the brink of developing a material that blocks gravity. Cavor soon succeeds in his experiments, only to tell a stunned Bedford the invention makes possible one of the oldest dreams of humanity: a journey to the moon. With Bedford motivated by money, and Cavor by the desire for knowledge, the two embark on the expedition. But neither are prepared for what they find - a world of freezing nights, boiling days and sinister alien life, on which they may be trapped forever.Show more
Hard Times is unusual in several respects. It is by far the shortest of Dickens' novels, barely a quarter of the length of those written immediately before and after it. Also, unlike all but one of his other novels, Hard Times has neither a preface nor illustrations. Moreover, it is his only novel not to have scenes set in London. Instead the story is set in the fictitious Victorian industrial Coketown, a generic Northern English mill-town, in some ways similar to Manchester, though smaller. Coketown may be partially based upon 19th-century Preston. One of Dickens's reasons for writing Hard Times was that sales of his weekly periodical, Household Words, were low, and it was hoped its publication in instalments would boost circulation - as indeed proved to be the case. Since publication it has received a mixed response from critics. Critics such as F. R. Leavis, George Bernard Shaw, and Thomas Macaulay have mainly focused on Dickens's treatment of trade unions and his post-Industrial Revolution pessimism regarding the divide between capitalist mill owners and undervalued workers during the Victorian era.Show more
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