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    • Fifty Short Stories

    • De : O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, W. W. Jacobs, and others
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 25 h et 14 min
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    Fifty of the world's greatest classic short stories: 1.The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant 2.The One Million Pound Banknote by Mark Twain 3.The Phantom Rickshaw by Rudyard Kipling 4.The Fly by Katherine Mansfield 5.The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe 6.My Favorite Murder by Ambrose Bierce 7.The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe 8.One Thousand Dollars by O. Henry 9.Regret by Kate Chopin 10.The Nose by Nikolai Gogol 11.The Mezzotint by M. R. James 12.The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

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    • Narrator is not good

    • Écrit par : Leslie Solorzano le 02/01/2019

    Prix : 51,11 €

    • Great Humorous Stories

    • De : Arthur Morrison, Harry Graham, Morley Roberts, and others
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 20 h et 20 min
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    A superb anthology of 40 great classic humorous stories.

    Prix : 81,72 €

    • The Great British Short Story Collection

    • De : Barry Pain, E. F. Benson, Stacy Aumonier, and others
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 32 h et 13 min
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    A gripping collection of over 50 of the greatest short stories written by great British writers. 1."The Missing Years" by Barry Pain, 2. "His Brother's Keeper" by W. W. Jacobs, 3. "A Madman's Manuscript" by Charles Dickens, 4. "The House of Cobwebs" by Barry Pain, 5. "Old Fags" by Stacy Aumonier, 6. "A Long-Ago Affair" by John Galsworthy, 7. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey, 8. "The Dabblers" by W. F. Harvey, 9. "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain

    Prix : 102,28 €

    • The Monkey's Paw: Mandarin Companion Graded Readers: Level 1, Simplified Chinese Edition

    • De : W.W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Zhang Xiuye
    • Durée : 58 min
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    Mr. and Mrs. Zhang live with their grown son Guisheng who works at a factory. One day an old friend of Mr. Zhang comes to visit the family after having spent years traveling in the mysterious hills of China’s Yunnan Province. He tells the Zhang family of a monkey’s paw that has magical powers to grant three wishes to the holder. Against his better judgement, he reluctantly gives the monkey paw to the Zhang family, along with a warning that the wishes come with a great price for trying to change ones fate.

    Prix : 3,55 €

    • Alison Larkin Presents The Monkey's Paw

    • De : W. W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Clive Hayward
    • Durée : 26 min
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    A traveler tells a spooky tale of a magical mummified monkey's paw that grants its owner three wishes. Don't turn out the lights! 

    Prix : 3,55 €

    • The Monkey's Paw

    • De : W.W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Kevin Theis
    • Durée : 25 min
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    "The Monkey's Paw" is a supernatural short story by author W. W. Jacobs first published in England in the collection The Lady of the Barge in 1902. In the story, three wishes are granted to the owner of the monkey's paw, but the wishes come with an enormous price for interfering with fate. 

    Prix : 3,55 €

    • Gothic Tales

    • De : M. R. James, F. Marion Craword, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Lu par : Sandra Cullum
    • Durée : 5 h et 8 min
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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.

    Prix : 6,40 €

    • Stories by Heart

    • De : John Lithgow, Ring Lardner, P. G. Wodehouse, and others
    • Lu par : John Lithgow
    • Durée : 2 h et 6 min
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    Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winning actor John Lithgow (The Crown, Dexter, 3rd Rock from the Sun) brings his latest critically acclaimed Broadway performance to Audible. Stories by Heart celebrates the transcendent power of great literature and serves as a touching tribute to Lithgow’s late father, actor and director Arthur Lithgow. 

    Prix : 7,14 €

    • The Monkey's Paw

    • De : W W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Al Kessel
    • Durée : 28 min
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    What would you do with a talisman that could grant you three wishes? Any three wishes you could imagine? In the classic horror short story, The Monkey's Paw, by W.W. Jacobs, the White family discovers that sometimes, wishes are too good to be true. When Sergeant Major Morris, an old friend who served in the military and has traveled to far off lands, introduces the Whites to a mummified monkey's paw that he claims can grant the owner three wishes. He leaves them with a warning: IF you use the monkey's paw, be careful what you wish for! 

    Prix : 6,40 €

    • Great Animal Stories

    • 25 Beastly Tales
    • De : Arthur Morrison, H. G. Wells, Hugh Walpole, and others
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 12 h et 14 min
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    Great Animal Stories, featuring 25 beastly tales.

    Prix : 16,35 €

    • The Rival Beauties

    • De : W. W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 18 min
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    William Wymark Jacobs (1863-1943) was an English author of short stories and novels. His most popular works in the early part of the last century were his humorous tales set around the docks of Wapping and in the taproom of the infamous Cauliflower tavern. 'The Rival Beauties' is one of the night watchman's most unlikely tales. He narrates the time when his ship came across a giant sea-serpent and they attempted to lure it with them to New York.

    Prix : 3,06 €

    • The Substitute

    • De : W. W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 27 min
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    W. W. Jacobs was an English writer, famous for his humorous short stories, particularly those relating the preposterous adventures and misadventures of sailors on leave. The collection Short Cruises contains some of W. W. Jacobs' most popular characters, including the night watchman at the docks in Wapping who relates the stories of his friends Ginger Dick, Sam Small and Peter Russet.

    Prix : 4,08 €

    • Fifty Spellbinding Stories

    • De : J. S. Fletcher, Arthur Morrison, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 25 h et 40 min
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    A fast-paced and varied collection of captivating short stories ranging from action thrillers to poignant tear-jerkers to the downright weird, including: "Jerry Bundler" by W. W. Jacobs, "The Umbrella Mender" by Beatrice Harraden, "Green Ink" by J. S. Fletcher, "Why Herbert Killed His Mother" by Winifred Holtby, "The Red Mark" by Israel Zangwill, "The White Kid Glove" by J. S. Fletcher, "Sophy Mason Comes Back" by E. M. Delafield, plus many more.

    Prix : 81,78 €

    • The Castaway [Classic Tales Edition]

    • De : W. W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : B. J. Harrison
    • Durée : 32 min
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    On a cool night, an ill-formed man darkens the doorway of Mrs. Boxer. Her trepidation turns to instant joy when she discovers it to be her long-lost husband, who has been lost at sea for the past three years. But the supposed Mr. Boxer has a suspicious mother-in-law. And when she secretly connives with an ancient fortune-teller, new discoveries show that Mr. Boxer isn't the man he proclaims himself to be.

    Prix : 1,88 €

    • Jerry Bundler

    • De : W. W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 19 min
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    'Jerry Bundler' is a ghost story with a twist. We open in a tavern where travellers are telling ghost stories late one night. One gentleman tells a tale about a ghost haunting the very house where they are all sitting. His story frightens all the company gathered around the fire...and when the old gentleman retires to bed, one of the others proposes to take revenge by pretending to be the ghost. But what happens next is very far from a joke.

    Prix : 2,93 €

    • Compelling Short Stories

    • Forty Great Classic Tales
    • De : H. G. Wells, H. Rider Haggard, Hugh Walpole, and others
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 17 h et 5 min
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    A rich and varied anthology of inventive classic tales by some of the world's top storytellers. 'A Deal in Ostriches' by H. G. Wells, 'The Scarecrow' by G. Ranger Wormser, 'Only a Dream' by H. Rider Haggard, 'The Magic Shop' by H. G. Wells, 'The Business of Madame Jahn' by Vincent O'Sullivan, 'The Old Portrait' by Hume Nisbet, 'The Yellow Globe' by Alexander W. Drake, 'The Last Trump' by Hugh Walpole, 'The White Cat' by W. W. Jacobs.

    Prix : 24,48 €

    • The White Cat

    • De : W. W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 25 min
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    William Wymark Jacobs (1863-1943) was an English author of short stories and novels. His most popular works in the early part of the last century were his humorous tales set around the docks of Wapping and in the taproom of the infamous Cauliflower tavern. Many of his stories were written in a cockney vernacular and were keenly observant of character. 'The White Cat' is a humorous tale of a disputed inheritance, a clever old rogue and a suspiciously mislaid white cat.

    Prix : 3,91 €

    • Die Affenpfote

    • De : W. W. Jacobs
    • Lu par : Jürgen Fritsche
    • Durée : 30 min
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    Die Affenpfote von W. W. Jacobs: Wohl die berühmteste Schauergeschichte der englischen Literatur! Eine englische Familie erhält eine Affenpfote von einem Soldaten. Sie erfülle drei Wünsche, erfahren sie. Doch als der erste Wunsch in Erfüllung geht, merken sie, dass sie das pure Grauen heraufbeschworen haben.

    Prix : 1,73 €

    • Fit for the Pulpit

    • The Preacher & His Challenges
    • De : Chris McCurley, Neal Pollard, W. Kirk Brothers, and others
    • Lu par : Steve Ashworth
    • Durée : 4 h et 13 min
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    In Fit for the Pulpit, a host of preachers dispense comfort and counsel to their brothers in the trenches, men who often work in ministerial isolation as they seek to build up the body of Christ. Chris McCurley, the editor of this volume, has assembled ten different writers to cover a wide swath of material. In eleven chapters, McCurley and his colleagues manage to cover many of the areas wherein preachers need continual encouragement.

    Prix : 14,34 €

    • Tiger Tales

    • De : Hugh Walpole, Frank Stockton, Saki, and others
    • Lu par : Cathy Dobson
    • Durée : 2 h et 18 min
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    Five brilliant classic short stories which feature tigers. These stories range from the creepy horror stories of Hugh Walpole and Eleanor Smith to the gentle humour of Saki and W. W. Jacobs and the deep complexity of Frank Stockton. 'The Tiger' by Hugh Walpole. 'Mrs. Packletide's Tiger' by Saki. 'A Tiger's Skin' by W. W. Jacobs. 'Satan's Circus' by Eleanor Smith. 'The Lady or the Tiger' by Frank Stockton.

    Prix : 9,79 €

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