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Watership Down eAudio Book Watership Down

Adams, Richard, 1920-
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One of the most beloved novels of our time, Watership Down is an epic journey, a stirring tale of adventure, courage, and survival.Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren; he felt sure of it. They had to leave immediately. So begins a long and perilous journey of survival for a small band of rabbits...




Sense and sensibility eAudio Book Sense and sensibility

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
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The first of Jane Austen's novels to be published, Sense and sensibility marked the debut of England's primary novelist of manners. Convinced that "3 or 4 families in a country village is the very thing to work upon," Austen created a brilliant tragicomedy of flirtation and folly. Genteel dinner parties at a stately manor and romantic walks through luxuriant Devonshire draw two attractive sisters into the manipulations of landed gentry determined to marry well.




Emma eAudio Book Emma

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
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Emma is a humorous portrayal of a heroine whose injudicious interferences in the life of a young parlour-boarder in a neighboring village often lead to substantial mortification. Delightfully funny, Emma displays the shrewd wit and delicate irony which made Jane Austen a master of the English novel. Although Austen thought that only she would like her witty, fanciful, self-deluded heroine, Emma has gained the affection of generations of readers.




Persuasion eAudio Book Persuasion

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
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The last novel completed by Jane Austen before she died in her early forties, Persuasion is often thought to be the story of the author's own lost love. The book's heroine, Anne Elliot, encounters Frederick Wentworth, the man to whom she was once engaged when he was a young naval officer. Now a captain, Wentworth is courting the rash young Louisa Musgrove. The happy ending is not one in which Austen would ever play a part.




Peter Pan eAudio Book Peter Pan

Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937.
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The story of the Darling children and Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up.




The Canterbury tales eAudio Book The Canterbury tales

Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400.
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Presents a recording of Chaucer's work, which begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury.




The red badge of courage eAudio Book The red badge of courage

Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900.
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Through Henry Fleming, Crane creates a great and realistic study of the mind of an inexperienced soldier trapped in the fury and turmoil of war. Fleming dashes into battle, at first is tormented by fear, and later is bolstered with courage in time for the final confrontation. This is a superb and exciting story that places the listener in the midst of the Civil War.




Great expectations eAudio Book Great expectations

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Standing as one of the most revered works in all of English literature, 'Great expectations' traces the development of Philip Pirrip, called Pip, from a boy of shallow aspirations to a man of depth and character. Pip is reared by his sister and her husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. In his youth he is influenced by the eccentric Miss Havisham, who was jilted on her wedding night and who has brought up her adopted niece Estella to hate men.




Little Dorrit eAudio Book Little Dorrit

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Originally published in serial form from 1855-1857, Little Dorrit is Amy, born in debtor's prison, the youngest child of debtor William Dorrit, an inmate of the Marshalsea. The two are befriended by a man whose wife hires Little Dorrit as a seamstress. When William Dorrit inherits a fortune, he escapes the Marshalsea. The family, assuming a station befitting heir wealth, travel to Italy. Meantime, their benefactor falls onto hard times all his own when he becomes the victim of a gigantic fraud perpetrated by an eminent financier. When he is sentenced to the Marshalsea, Little Dorrit finds him there. The relationship that develops between them reveals the counterpoint of ambition juxtaposed with humility, acquisitiveness contrasted with generosity, and regret despite good fortune held up for examination against the brighter light of optimism despite dire circumstance.




David Copperfield eAudio Book David Copperfield

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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David Copperfield firmly embraces the eternal freshness, the comic delights, the tender warmth, and the ghastly horrors of childhood. It is a timeless tale of a thoughtful orphan discovering how to live and love in a cutthroat, indifferent adult world.




The Count of Monte Cristo eAudio Book The Count of Monte Cristo

Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870.
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The Count of Monte Cristo is the tense and exciting story of Edmond Dantes, a man on the threshold of a bright career and a happy marriage, who is imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d'If on a false political charge. After staging a dramatic escape, he finds the fabulous treasure of Monte Cristo which makes him wealthy. He then sets upon the course of revenge against his old enemies.




Man's search for meaning eAudio Book Man's search for meaning

Frankl, Viktor E. (Viktor Emil), 1905-1997.
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"If you read but one book this year, Dr. Frankl's book should be that one." Los Angeles Times, "An enduring work of survival literature." New York Times, "Perhaps the most significant thinking since Freud and Adler. Unconditional faith in an unconditional meaning is Dr. Frankl's message to the reader."




The wind in the willows eAudio Book The wind in the willows

Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932.
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"The wind in the willows" is a book for those "who keep the spirit of youth alive in them; of life, sunshine, running water, woodlands, dusty roads, winter firesides." So wrote Kenneth Grahame of his timeless tale of Rat, Mole, Badger, and Toad in their lyrical world of gurgling rivers and whispering reeds, a world that is both beautiful and benevolently ordered. But it is also a world threatened by dark forces --"the terror of the wild wood" with its "wicked little faces" and "glances of malice and hatred" --and defended by the mysterious Piper at the gates of dawn. In the end, Grahame triumphantly succeeds in conveying his most precious theme: the miracle of loyalty and friendship.




The Phantom of the opera eAudio Book The Phantom of the opera

Leroux, Gaston, 1868-1927.
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Presents the story of an elusive and grotesque "phantom" who abducts a beautiful opera singer into the labyrinthine bowels of the Paris Opera. A dramatic search for the missing girl leads to the truth about her strange captor.




The sea wolf eAudio Book The sea wolf

London, Jack, 1876-1916.
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At the center of this exciting sea adventure, lies the battle between Humphrey Van Weyden and Wolf Larsen - the battle to determine who is the fittest to survive ; a battle for life, love and one man's soul.




Tales of terror eAudio Book Tales of terror

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.
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American poet, critic, and short-story writer Edgar Allan Poe is universally recognized for his cultivation of the macabre in fiction. His stories are characterized by an original kind of supernatural horror, often using the awareness of death as a catalyzing force in its own right. His tales and poems brim with psychological depth and intense imagery, made vivid through his musical language and hypnotic rhythms, which are especially captivating when heard aloud.




The Story of King Arthur and his Knights eAudio Book The Story of King Arthur and his Knights

Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911.
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The stories of the chivalry and courage of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, Merlin the magician, Excalibur, Lady Guinevere, Sir Gawaine and the Lady of the Lake are told in vivid detail.




Atlas shrugged eAudio Book Atlas shrugged

Rand, Ayn.
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This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world, and did. Is he a destroyer or a liberator? Why does he have to fight his battle not against his enemys but against those who need him most? Why does he fight his hardest battle against the woman he loves? You will learn the answers to these questions when you discover the reason behind the baffling events that play havoc with the lives of the amazing men and women in this remarkable book.




Treasure Island eAudio Book Treasure Island

Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
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From the moment narrator Jim Hawkins meets the blind pirate Pew at the Admiral Benbow until the spirited battle for hidden treasure on a tropical island, the story spawns unforgettable scenes and characters that have thrilled readers young and old since its original publication in 1883.




Dracula eAudio Book Dracula

Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.
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Having deduced the double identity of Count Dracula, a wealthy Transylvanian nobleman, a small group of people vow to rid the world of the evil vampire.




The art of war the essential translation of the Classic Book of Life eAudio Book The art of war the essential translation of the Classic Book of Life

Sunzi, 6th cent. B.C.
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For more than two thousand years, 'The Art of War' has stood as a cornerstone of Chinese culture, a lucid epigrammatic text that reveals as much about human psychology, politics, and economics as it does about battlefield strategy. The influence of Sun-tzu's text has grown tremendously in the West in recent years, with military leaders, politicians, and corporate executives alike finding valuable insight in these ancient words.




Anna Karenina eAudio Book Anna Karenina

Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.
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Presents the working out of the parallel moral and religious dilemmas of Anna Karenina with her soldier-lover, Vronsky, and Konstantin Levin with his young, very loving wife, Kitty.




War and peace eAudio Book War and peace

Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.
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Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy's literary genius is clearly seen in the multitude of fully realized and memorable characters.




A confederacy of dunces eAudio Book A confederacy of dunces

Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969.
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"A green hunting cap squeezed the top of the fleshy balloon of a head. The green earflaps, full of large ears and uncut hair and the fine bristles that grew in the ears themselves, stuck out on either side like turn signals indicating two directions at once." So enters one of the most memorable characters in recent American fiction.




The adventures of Tom Sawyer eAudio Book The adventures of Tom Sawyer

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
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A humorous and nostalgic book depicting the carefree days of boyhood in a small Midwestern town during the mid-1800's.




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