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Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories using descriptive words and phrases..

1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales 1001 Podcast Network

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Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories using descriptive words and phrases..

    BENJAMIN FRANKLIN by NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

    BENJAMIN FRANKLIN by NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

    A short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne about an incident in young Benjamin Franklin's life that helped to mold his character and prepare him for the future. This morality tale is very powerful especially in light of the turmoil America is facing today.
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    • 28 min
    ANDROCLUS & THE LION AND OTHER TALES BY JAMES BALDWIN

    ANDROCLUS & THE LION AND OTHER TALES BY JAMES BALDWIN

    James Baldwin had a great talent for taking old stories and tales and retelling them in an entertaining way.
    In this episode we bring you 1) Androclus The Lion- a story of a societal cast out who befriends a lion, 2) Bruce and The Spider- A Scottish king learns an important life's lesson from a spider, 3) Damon & Pythias- true friendship is a rare and valuable thing indeed, 4) Horatio At The Bridge- a story of how one man's courage inspired an entire city, 5) King John & The Abbot- King John becomes jealous of an Abbot who lives a grand lifestyle so he tells the Abbot he must answer three questions correctly or lose his head and all his property. A lowly shepherd provides a solution.
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    • 25 min
    WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL by JACK LONDON BEST OF 1001

    WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL by JACK LONDON BEST OF 1001

    A classic Jack London short story in which a Hawaiian women is persuaded by a fiery preacher to bare her soul of all she knows about the town and its personal histories.
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    • 51 min
    THE OPEN BOAT (PT 2) by STEPHEN CRANE

    THE OPEN BOAT (PT 2) by STEPHEN CRANE

    In this story, inspired by an experience Crane survived as a journalist covering the war in Cuba, four men struggle to survive in high seas inside a small dinghy.
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    • 33 min
    THE OPEN BOAT (PT 1) by STEPHEN CRANE

    THE OPEN BOAT (PT 1) by STEPHEN CRANE

    Four men, having survived a shipwreck off the coast of Florida in high seas, try to survive in a small dinghy. The overwhelming theme of this story is the conflict between the men and the uncaring sea and their struggle to stay alive. Stephen Crane had survived a very similar experience and was writing from experience.
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    • 40 min
    THE LURKING FEAR by H.P. LOVECRAFT

    THE LURKING FEAR by H.P. LOVECRAFT

    A wealthy bachelor goes on a demon-hunting expedition to a deserted mansion in the Catskills and finds more than he bargained for. This spine-chilling tale from H.P. Lovecraft will keep you on the edge of your seat.
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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5
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2 Ratings

Jack London fan ,

Thanks for keeping me entertained!

Great selection of stories, very well narrated!

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