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    • Hard Times (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Richard Halverson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Coketown, England, wealthy retiree Thomas Gradgrind has founded a school based on his belief that life should be factual - not fanciful. Among his pupils are his children, Thomas and Louisa, who are raised on his teachings of rational self-interest and grow into loveless, despairing adults. As he bears witness to his children’s suffering, Gradgrind is forced to confront the dangers of his dispassionate, utilitarian philosophy.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • The Lady from Guatemala

    • By: V. S. Pritchett
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell, Tom McKay, Frazer Douglas, and others
    • Length: 25 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Lady from Guatemala is a collection of stories from one of the most distinguished short story writers in English. From first to last, V.S. Pritchett's writing displays a shrewd understanding of class and character and a quick ear for the inner, deeper rhythms of dialogue. His subject matter is always human nature, its peculiarity, its tenacity... His prose is clear, his observation complex and multi-layered.

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • Half a Creature from the Sea

    • A Life in Stories
    • By: David Almond
    • Narrated by: Richard Halverson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Master storyteller David Almond presents a beautiful collection of short fiction interwoven with pieces that illuminate the inspiration behind the stories. May Malone is said to have a monster in her house, but what Norman finds there may just be the angel he needs. Joe Quinn's house is noisy with poltergeists, or could it be Davie's raging causing the disturbance?

    Non-member price: $15.36

    • The Bat That Flits

    • By: Norman Collins
    • Narrated by: Richard Halverson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
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    Set in the early 50s in the aftermath of the war, The Bat that Flits tells the story of James Hudson, a research assistant in bacteriological warfare. On arriving in Bodmin to start work at the Government centre based deep in the moors, Hudson finds a suspicious note placed on his pillow. Setting out to discover the origin of such a letter, Hudson becomes entangled in something much more sinister than he could have imagined....

    Non-member price: $22.46