Short Story Collection Vol. 080

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(3.2 stars; 10 reviews)

A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. This time, we delve into the works of H.G. Wells, Oscar Wilde, Lord Dunsany, Poe and others to bring you tales of mystery, horror, puzzling and the amusing. So sit back and enjoy the 80th Librivox Short Story Collection!
(5 hr 54 min)


In the Avu Observatory by H. G. Wells 17:03 Read by johnnyenglish
The Coffin Merchant by Richard Middleton 15:36 Read by KevinS
Compromise by Lord Dunsany 2:48 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Day of Retribution by Duffield Osborne 25:08 Read by Colleen McMahon
The Adventure of the Devil's Foot by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1:04:55 Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)
The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 49:27 Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)
Dream Upon the Universe by Jean Paul 16:44 Read by Craig Campbell
Iktomi and the Coyote by Zitkala-S'A 7:21 Read by Lynne T
A Miracle of God's Body by Martha Hale Shackford 3:41 Read by KevinS
The Model Millionaire - A Note of Admiration by Oscar Wilde 14:45 Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)
The Power of Words by Edgar Allan Poe 12:39 Read by johnnyenglish
The River by Lord Dunsany 6:46 Read by Dale Grothmann
Shadow by Edgar Allan Poe 7:19 Read by johnnyenglish
The Shadow Builder by Bram Stoker 30:01 Read by Matt Bishop
The Sphinx Without a Secret by Oscar Wilde 14:30 Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)
The Star by H. G. Wells 30:38 Read by johnnyenglish
The Three Tall Sons by Lord Dunsany 2:10 Read by Dale Grothmann
Robert Turner's Revenge by L M Montgomery 21:07 Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)
The Two Housewives by Carolyn Wells 1:47 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Unhappy Body By Lord Dunsany 9:41 Read by Dale Grothmann


these were pretty good.

(4 stars)

I did discover a new Reader, Peter Thomlinson.. did a wonderful job! my favorite story is the Robert's Revenge (sorry, cannot recall the entire title) - unusually heartwarming.

Not terribly engaging stories in this collection

(2 stars)