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    • Little Lord Fauntleroy

    • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Christianne Lupher, Miranda Hodges, Maureen Boutilier, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
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    Young Cedric lives with his widowed mother in New York. His late father was a British earl who had been disowned by his father for marrying an American. As all of the earl of Dorincourt's sons have now died, he begrudgingly looks to Cedric as his sole heir. While the earl soon comes to love the endearing little Cedric, conflict arises when a strange woman appears on the scene and insists that her son is the true heir. 

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    • The Cockney Novelists - A Short Story Volume

    • By: Arthur Morrison, Edwin Pugh
    • Narrated by: Jake Urry, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    The Cockney Novelists flourished towards the end of the 19th century and spilled over into the next. They included Arthur Morrison, Edwin Pugh, William Pett Ridge and Clarence Rook. Authors being authors, they, of course, dealt with their subject matter in different ways. As a group they moved away from treating the London working classes as comedy cameos or social stereotypes.  

    Non-member price: $10.63

    • The Poetry of Adelaide Anne Proctor

    • By: Adelaide Anne Proctor
    • Narrated by: Jake Urry, Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    Adelaide Anne Procter was born on 30th October, 1825 at 25 Bedford Square in the Bloomsbury district of London. Her literary career began whilst still a teenager. Many of her poems were published by the great Charles Dickens in his periodicals Household Words and All the Year Round before being later published in book form. 

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    • Iago

    • The Strategies of Evil
    • By: Harold Bloom
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
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    In all of literature, few antagonists have displayed the ruthless cunning and unscrupulous deceit of Iago, the antagonist to Othello. Often described as Machiavellian, Iago is a fascinating psychological specimen: at once a shrewd expert of the human mind and yet, himself a deeply troubled man.

    • The Strategies of Evil
    • By: Harold Bloom
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 19-03-2019
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    • A Little Cloud

    • By: James Joyce
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 34 mins
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    'A Little Cloud' is a brilliant and evocative short story from Joyce's collection Dubliners comparing the lives of those who escaped Ireland and travelled around Europe compared to the quiet, dull existence of those who remain at home. Thomas Chandler meets an old friend, Ignatius Gallaher, for a drink. Gallaher has made a name for himself in London and has been as far as Paris and Berlin. Chandler's life by comparison is unfulfilled. His job is boring, his marriage loveless and his soul weary.

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    • The Perfect Close

    • By: Hugh Walpole
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 30 mins
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    Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was a New Zealand-born English novelist, famous for his skill at scene setting and vivid plots. He was a best-selling author in the 1920s and 1930s and remains popular to this day. 'The Perfect Close' is the story of a 79-year-old man who realises one day that he is about to die. Seeing that he has only an hour or so left to live, he must decide how to spend his final moments. We accompany him on the last minutes of his life as he achieves his last couple of surprising but highly satisfying victories.

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    • Miss Avenal

    • By: W. F. Harvey
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 mins
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    'Miss Avenal' is a creepy story in the classic Victorian vampire genre. An invalid, Miss Avenal, engages a trained nurse to look after her while she recuperates in a remote moorland house somewhere in the north of England. But as Miss Avenal recovers her strength, the young nurse feels her own health start to ebb away.

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    • Dawn of the Morning

    • By: Grace Livingston Hill
    • Narrated by: Paula Faye Leinweber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
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     Dawnn of the Morning is the story of a young woman coming of age in the early 1800s. Having never known a loving home, she is sent away to school by her hard and unfeeling father and stepmother, and a marriage is arranged for her to a man she dislikes and fears.  

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    • Black Beauty

    • By: Anna Sewell
    • Narrated by: Linda Barrans
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
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    Sometimes he came round and patted me, saying in his quiet, pleasant way, "This horse has got a good master, and he deserves it." It was a very rare thing for any one to notice the horse that had been working for him. I have known ladies to do it now and then, and this gentleman, and one or two others have given me a pat and a kind word; but 99 persons out of 100 would as soon think of patting the steam engine that drew the train. This is the heart-warming story of Black Beauty, his masters, and his friends.  

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    • The Return of Sherlock Holmes

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
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    The 13 mysteries in this collection were originally published in The Strand Magazine and Collier's in Great Britain and the United States. Published in 1905, this book was the first Holmes collection since 1893, when Holmes died in a confrontation with his arch-nemesis Professor Moriarty in "The Final Problem". The success of The Hound of the Baskervilles, which was published in 1901-1902 and is set before Holmes's death, created great pressure on Doyle to revive his famous character.

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    • A Study in Scarlet

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
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    Brought together by a mutual friend, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson discover that they have much more in common than the fact that they're roommates. As Watson begins assisting Sherlock with his work as a consulting detective, he notices that Sherlock has an uncanny ability to assemble deductions based on seemingly minor details.

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    • The Poetry of Flowers

    • By: DH Lawrence, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Rabindranath Tagore
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Shyama Perera, Jo Wyatt
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
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    The vast varieties of flowers that exist provide an exceptional burst of vivid and subtle shades of colours, inspiring a smooth transition from petal to paper for so many of our greatest poets including Wordsworth, Tennyson, Burns, Swinburne and Coleridge....

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    • Victorian Poetry - Volume 3

    • By: Alice Meynell, William Makepeace Thackeray, Augusta Davies Webster
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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    Victoria’s reign was long and presided over the restless expansion of the British Empire and reams of creative genius. Within these volumes we can bring only a glimpse of the richness, beauty and words of the poets and their musings on this remarkable age. Many are world-renowned - Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Kipling, Austin, Hopkins, Hardy and Swinburne. Some are almost forgotten - Patmore, Newbolt, Synge. And some are barely noted - Lyall, Meynell and Merdeith. But together they encompass a great poetical age.  

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    • Walden

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: John York
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
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     Walden is a work by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and to some degree a manual for self-reliance. First published in 1854, Walden details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond amid woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts.  

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • The Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    Shelley is one of the most revered figures in the English poetical landscape. Born on the 4th August 1792 he has, over the years, become rightly regarded as a major Romantic poet. Yet during his own lifetime little of his work was published. Publishers feared his radical views and possible charges against themselves for blasphemy and sedition. In this collection Shelley’s words are alive with intent, meaning and emotion. A true poet for all our ages. 

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    • The Poet Laureates - Volume 2

    • By: William Wordsworth, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Alfred Austin
    • Narrated by: David Shaw-Parker, Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    The office of Poet Laureate is a high honour amongst poets. The ancient Greeks had the first idea, and their heroes and poets wore wreaths of laurel in honour of the god Apollo. Many countries now have a laureate, as do many societies and organisations. But perhaps ranked first among them all is that of our own Poet Laureate. Unfortunately no single authentic definitive record exists of the office of Poet Laureate of England. In some form it can be traced back to 1189 and Richard Canonicus, who was employed by Richard I with the title 'versificator Regis'.

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    • The Poet Laureates - Volume 1

    • By: Ben Jonson, John Skelton, Edmund Spenser
    • Narrated by: Ghizela Rowe, Richard Mitchley
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    The office of Poet Laureate is a high honour amongst poets. The ancient Greeks had the first idea, and their heroes and poets wore wreaths of laurel in honour of the god Apollo. Many countries now have a laureate, as do many societies and organisations. But perhaps ranked first among them all is that of our own Poet Laureate. Unfortunately no single authentic definitive record exists of the office of Poet Laureate of England. In some form it can be traced back to 1189 and Richard Canonicus, who was employed by Richard I with the title 'versificator Regis'.  

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    • Victorian Poetry - Volume 2

    • By: Thomas Hardy, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 50 mins
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    Victoria’s reign was long and presided over the restless expansion of the British Empire and reams of creative genius. Within these volumes we can bring only a glimpse of the richness, beauty and words of the poets and their musings on this remarkable age. Many are world-renowned - Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Kipling, Austin, Hopkins, Hardy and Swinburne. Some are almost forgotten - Patmore, Newbolt, Synge. And some are barely noted - Lyall, Meynell and Merdeith. But together they encompass a great poetical age.  

    Non-member price: $6.82

    • Walk in the Light While There Is Light

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
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    Prompted by his late-in-life conversion to Christianity, Tolstoy's novella describes the early Christians' philosophy and their difficult road to freedom of religious expression. Also included is a prefatory story, "A Talk Among Leisured People", which presents the divergent views of enthusiastic, optimistic youth as compared to their elder's mundane acceptance of life and its burdens.   

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    • Kenilworth

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
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    In this exciting tale, the legend of Amy Robsart and her secret marriage to the earl of Leicester comes alive in a blend of historical fact and fanciful fiction.   

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