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Hermann Hesse, Gunther Olesch - translator, Anke Dreher - translator, and others
Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
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Siddhartha, the respected son of a Brahmin, is expected, by all who know him, to follow in the footsteps of his father. No matter what rituals and meditations Siddhartha undergoes, he is totally unsatisfied with self, rituals, and learning. Sidhhartha leaves his father's house and together with his close friend Govinda, he starts his journey to enlightenment. He starts his journey with the ascetics, and moves on to learn what Gotama can teach, finally discovering his path for himself.
An exciting story of intrigue, betrayal, and love set in two countries, England and France, during the French Revolution where people, men, women and children, of the aristocracy are being put to death by Madame Guillotine in astonishing numbers. Our English hero, The Scarlet Pimpernel, is doing his best to rescue and save as many people as possible. Can Chauvelin the Scarlet Pimpernel's arch enemy discover who our hero really is and bring him to an appointment with Madame Guillotine.
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (German: Nußknacker und Mausekönig) is a story written in 1816 by E. T. A. Hoffmann in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls.
The story is set in London and is about David, a child of various ages from new born baby to a boy of about six, his mother, Mary, and the author. A tale of fantasy and whimsy with dark and sombre overtones. A tale of Kensington Gardens, where we are introduced to Peter Pan. How the gardens transform after lock up time and become a magical fairyland.
A quiet, unassuming man who loves nothing more than his daughter, his music, and his violincello. His life is seriously disrupted by a zealous young man who sees a disparity between the monies paid out to the Warden and the monies paid out to the 12 bedesmen that live in the hospital of Barchester Cathedral as charity cases, according to Hiram's Will.
The Prophet is Kahlil Gibran's most famous work. He focuses on human relationships, as well as many other topics, including love, friendship, passion, work, good and evil, and time in a beautiful, simple, lyrical style.
M. R. James, F. Marion Craword, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
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Eerie old houses, wretched smiles, mausoleums, and banshees. Stories from masters of the horror genre, M.R. James, F. Marion Craword, Edgar Allan Poe, W.W. Jacobs, Amelia Edwards, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, and H.P. Loveraft, stories to make your body tingle and your mind play tricks.
Another adventure with the dashing Sir Percy Blakeney. This time, his wits will be challenged once again; can he save his friend from the guillotine? Can he also save his friend's lover from herself? Treachery, jealousy, and romance all in one.
The Blue Fairy Book, a compilation of delightfully gruesome fairy stories from various authors including Grimm, Madame D’Aulnoy, and Swift, and coming from countries such as Arabia and Scotland. Not the stories we grew up with. Happily ever after? Maybe!
Gothic Brides: Edgy, atmospheric gothic regency romance, exploring the dark, twisted corners of England - these audiobooks are not for the faint of heart. The "Gothic Brides" battle tortured pasts and face dangerous, suspenseful circumstances on their road to a hard-won happily ever after.
It is good to take the hurt we feel out of the darkness and shed some light on our innermost fears. Cancer is such a powerful and scary word that we never really know how to cope when it arrives, usually without knowing it is on its way. Treasure each and every moment you can with your friends and family. This book is an adaptation of a true story, written for the younger generation. All profits from this book will be donated to Cancer research.
Jamaica, 1980. A general election is in the offing. The left-of-centre People's National Party stands a chance of winning a third term of radical social reform. Ties with Russia and Cuba will likely be strengthened. The IMF will be shown the door. The powers that be in London or Washington are not prepared to countenance any of that. Not at all. Unfortunately, the only person available to address the situation is someone the Brits would rather not acknowledge. At just 25, Ruby Parker and MI6 have a fractious shared history.
For all her life, Enna Summerlark assumed she was a farmer's daughter and nothing more. A whirlwind of events changed that, causing her to leave everything she knew in search of a past she didn't know she had. Alongside her new friends, the dwarf merchant Adrik and the sell-swords O'Doc and Erasmus, the young elf travels to the city of East Fellowdale in search of answers.
Lady Jemma Forster knows all too well how ruthless gossip-mongers can be. She sacrificed her own happiness to restore her family's reputation. Her marriage of convenience to an affluent earl meant saying goodbye to passion, and any chance at love with the dashing lawman who set her soul aflame. She leads a sedate, practical life as the Countess of Wolverston. Until her husband is murdered, and the only man who can bring his killers to justice is her former love.
After the death of her beloved guardian, Miss Felicity Fields is left adrift, her future uncertain. Grief-stricken, she launches a plan to use her knowledge of alchemy to build a Philosopher's Stone, and bring back to life the woman who was like a mother to her. The last thing this blunt bluestocking needs is the return of Nicholas Harding, the Duke of Wycliffe and rightful owner of her home on the wild coast of Cornwall. He stirs an unexpected passion within her, and Felicity has had enough change in her life.
When Lady Claire Deering's mother enters an insane asylum, society is quick to scorn her, dubbing her the Mad Daughter. But Claire's tattered reputation is the least of her worries, as those rumors hold a horrible, terrifying truth: The Deering women are victims of a dark witch's curse. If Claire marries her true love, she'll spend the rest of her life under the thrall of madness. To save herself, she remains isolated...until a will reading at a mysterious castle on All Hallows Eve places her in close confines with her dearest friend and secret love.
Enna Summerlark has spent her entire life as a farmer's daughter in the kingdom of Hallowspire, paying little mind to anything past what to sell at the next market day. When the next market day comes, however, strange events take place that will reunite her with an old friend, bring her into the world of a pair of sell-swords, and reveal a secret that will change Hallowspire forever, and cause ripples across the whole of the Four Kingdoms.
Caleb Riker has concocted a plan. He's going to hunt down and kill the men who murdered his wife and unborn child. As he sets out to take justice into his own hands, an unlikely run-in with a widow named Kate Lawrence sets him on a different course that will change his life forever. The two discover that they are being hunted by dark forces that leave a trail of bodies and catastrophe in their wake, forces that use human beings as hosts and feed on destruction. Caleb and Kate are soon joined by a teenage girl on the run who has some insight as to what they're up against.