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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..

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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..

    A WICKED WOMAN by JACK LONDON

    A WICKED WOMAN by JACK LONDON

    Written in 1911, this short story by Jack London provides a window to another time. Feminists decry this story as "male centric" - which it is- and so were the times. But at least men were chivalrous then, something rarely seen today. An innocent young lady named Loretta tells a new suitor that she has made a huge mistake with a former boyfriend who has since told her that because of her wild act she now has to marry him..
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    • 25 min
    SHORT SHORTS- FIVE NEW STORIES & TALES

    SHORT SHORTS- FIVE NEW STORIES & TALES

    Perfect for lunch breaks- 5 new short short stories & tales. 1) A Father's Return (African folklore), 2) The Man, The Boy, and The Donkey (James Baldwin), 3) How The Indians Learned to Heal (Old Iroquois Tale by Mabel Powers, 4) The Greatest of These is Love (1st Corinthians), 5) Sacajawea (Francis T Miller).
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    • 26 min
    MS. MCMILLAN & THE HOUR & THE MAN by ROBERT BARR

    MS. MCMILLAN & THE HOUR & THE MAN by ROBERT BARR

    Ms. McMillan- a group enjoying a table on a cruise ship share ideas over a bouquet of flowers which has been delivered to the wrong stateroom.
    The Hour & The Man- The leader of a band of thieves is caught by the local ruler and condemned to death, but finds escape may be possible by bribing his jailer.
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    • 35 min
    THE LEGEND OF DON MUNiO SANCHO de HINOJOSA by WASHINGTON IRVING

    THE LEGEND OF DON MUNiO SANCHO de HINOJOSA by WASHINGTON IRVING

    A tale from old Spain told by Washington irving, one of America's first and best storytellers, written during his diplomatic duty in Spain. This is a part of his novel Tales From the Alhambra.
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    • 52 min
    SHORTY DREAMS by JACK LONDON

    SHORTY DREAMS by JACK LONDON

    Two gold hunters stop for a week in Dawson to do some gambling, and one of them is convinced he has found a system that can win at roulette.
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    • 37 min
    JONAH OF THE JOVE RUN by RAY BRADBURY

    JONAH OF THE JOVE RUN by RAY BRADBURY

    An old man with special navigation skills who is trying to rebuild his broken reputation volunteers for a dangerous space mission from Mars to Jupiter.
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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
574 Ratings

574 Ratings

Steve Kent ,

Very enjoyable

These classic stories are a great listen at the end of the day — so relaxing!

ALK444 ,

Best Story Podcast Out There

John’s reading and voice are perfect. This is the only podcast I listen to at recorded speed, because I’m not just trying to get through the content.

The stories are great. Their just what a like to read and help me cover works I would never have time to get around to.

mark.sniat ,

Great podcast.

All the stories that we should have read, expertly and wonderfully read

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