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Selected Short Stories

Read by Mike Harris


P. G. Wodehouse


A miscellaneous collection of short stories, not featuring any of Wodehouse's regular characters, most concern love and romance and, being W…

The Dragon and the Raven: Or The Days of King Alfred

Read by Mike Harris


G. A. Henty


During the reign of King Alfred, Danish forces have invaded the English countryside. Although the English try to repulse these attacks, they…

One of the 28th - a Tale of Waterloo

Read by Mike Harris


G. A. Henty


A tale of Victorian-style romance, maritime battles and even the penultimate Napoleonic battle - Waterloo. (Introduction by Mike Harris)

The Tiger of Mysore

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G. A. Henty


During the Indian war with Tippoo Saib, 15 year old Dick Holland and his mother set out from England to find and rescue his father, shipwrec…

At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris

Read by Mike Harris


G. A. Henty


The story begins in a grim feudal castle in Normandie. The times were troublous, and soon the king compelled Lady Margaret de Villeroy, with…

Plain Tales from the Hills

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Rudyard Kipling


Named a "prophet of British imperialism" by the young George Orwell, and born in Bombay, India, Rudyard Kipling had perhaps the cl…

On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War

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G. A. Henty


With the exception of the terrible retreat from Afghanistan, none of England's many little wars have been so fatal--in proportion to the num…

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In Tartarin of Tarascon

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Alphonse Daudet


The story tells the burlesque adventures of Tartarin, a local hero of Tarascon, a small town in southern France, whose invented adventures a…

Double English (The Chaos)

In LibriVox Language Learning Collection Vol. 002

Read by Mike Harris


Gerald Nolst Trenite and Gerald Nolst Trenité


This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections cont…

01 - Glen Cairn

In In Freedom's Cause

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G. A. Henty


Another stirring tale from the master of historical fiction set in the time of Robert Bruce and William Wallace and their struggle for Scotl…