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Brain Twister

Read by Catharine Eastman


Laurence M. Janifer


"Mark Phillips" is, or are, two writers: Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer. Their joint pen-name, derived from their middle …

The Shadows

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George MacDonald


"Old Ralph Rinkelmann made his living by comic sketches, and all but lost it again by tragic poems. So he was just the man to be chosen…

Two Poe Tales

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Edgar Allan Poe


Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his famous short horror stories; however, horror is not the only genre in which he wrote. How To Write a B…

The Food of the Gods, and How It Came to Earth (version 2)

Read by Catharine Eastman


H. G. Wells


Mr. Bensington and Professor Redwood have invented a substance that causes living things to grow - and grow - and grow! As their experiment…

Dream Days

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Kenneth Grahame


Dream Days is a collection of children's fiction and reminiscences of childhood written by Kenneth Grahame. A sequel to Grahame's 1895 colle…

Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

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Lewis Carroll


Sylvie and Bruno Concluded continues the adventures of the many characters in the previous volume Sylvie and Bruno. The fairy-children Sylvi…

Struwwelpeter

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Heinrich Hoffmann


Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter) is an illustrated collection of humorous children’s poems describing ludicrous and usually violent punishment…

The dismal Transmigration of Master Tommy Filch into the Body of a Wolf

In Vice in its Proper Shape

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Anonymous


Or, The Wonderful and Melancholy Transformation of Several Naughty Masters and Misses Into Those Contemptible Animals Which They Most Resemb…

Darwin on the Origin of Species - A Book Review from The Atlantic, July 1860

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 012

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Asa Grey and Asa Gray


A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were inde…

Bk 08 Ch 20 part 3

In Les Misérables, Volume 3

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Victor Hugo, transl. Hapgood and Victor Hugo


This is book 3 of 5.An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the wa…

Chapter 33

In The Humbugs of the World

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P. T. Barnum


P. T. Barnum exposes some of the chief humbugs of the world with his usual entertaining style. He looks at medicine and quacks, ghosts, witc…