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  1. The Imitation of Christ (Dover Thrift Editions)

    The Imitation of Christ (Dover Thrift Editions)

    Narrator: Sean Runnette
    Runtime: 7.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    First published anonymously in 1418, Thomas a Kempis's The Imitation of Christ is a classic Christian devotional work that has been read through the ages by such notable figures as Sir Thomas More, John Wesley, and Pope John Paul I. A meditation on spiritual life, it offers instructions for renouncing worldly vanity and discovering eternal truths with the goal of living out the teachings of Jesus by taking inspiration from his life. More widely read and more influential than any spiritual work except the Bible, The Imitation of Christ has offered guidance and solace to people of all faiths since its publication and retains its power today. This edition is the translation by the Reverend William Benham.
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  2. The Napoleon of Notting Hill

    The Napoleon of Notting Hill

    Runtime: 6 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $12.98 Member Price: $10.38 (or 2 credits)
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    First published in 1904, a time when Great Britain was at the height of its prosperity, Chesterton saw law and order as eventally swallowing up eccentricity and jolly ol' puckish fun.
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  3. Scenes of Clerical Life

    Scenes of Clerical Life

    Author: George Eliot
    Narrator: Nadia May
    Runtime: 14.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    George Eliot’s fiction debut work contains three stories of the lives of clergymen, with the aim of disclosing the value hidden in the commonplace. “The Sad Fortunes of the Rev. Amos Barton” portrays a character who is hard to like and easy to ridicule. “Mr. Gilfil’s Love-Story,” brings forth conflicting value systems revolving around a young woman, Caterina, and two men. “Janet’s Repentance” is an account of conversion from sinfulness to righteousness achieved through the selfless endeavors of a clergyman.
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  4. The Scarlet Letter

    The Scarlet Letter

    Narrator: Katinka Wolf
    Runtime: 2.3 Hrs. - Abridged
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    The Scarlet Letter is one of the great classics of American literature.
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  5. Dorothy Day

    Dorothy Day

    Author: Robert Coles
    Narrator: C. M. Hébert
    Runtime: 7 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Robert Coles first met Dorothy Day when he worked in one of her Catholic worker soup kitchens. He remained close to this inspiring and controversial woman until her death in 1980. His book confronts candidly the central puzzles of her life.
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  6. Odyssey: The Story of Odysseus

    Odyssey: The Story of Odysseus

    Author: Homer
    Narrator: Anthony Heald
    Runtime: 11.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    The Odyssey chronicles the many trials and adventures Odysseus must pass through on his long journey home from the Trojan wars to his beloved wife. Though the stormy god of the ocean has sworn vengeance against him, and witches and sirens try to lure him off course, Odysseus is clever and has the brilliant goddess Athena on his side.
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  7. The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov

    Runtime: 34 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoevsky explores human nature at its most loathsome and cruel but never flinches at what he finds.
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  8. Peter Pan

    Peter Pan

    Author: J.M. Barrie
    Narrator: Samuel West
    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Abridged
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    ‘I’m youth, I’m joy… I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg.’ The story of the little boy who refused to grow up has captured the imagination of generations of children (and the adults they grew into) since its publication in 1904. Peter Pan flies in through the bedroom window one night and teaches Wendy, John and Michael to fly. He lures them away from their home and parents and takes them away to endless adventures in the magical Neverland, where they meet the wicked captain Hook and a host of other characters. Funny, charming, touching and incisively observant as to the ways of children and adults, Peter Pan is an unforgettable story.
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  9. Anne Frank Remembered

    Anne Frank Remembered

    Runtime: 9 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    For the millions moved by Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, here at last is Miep's own astonishing story. For more than two years, Miep Gies and her husband helped hide the Franks from the Nazis. Like thousands of unsung heroes of the Holocaust, they risked their lives each day to bring food, news, and emotional support to the victims.
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  10. Time Regained

    Time Regained

    Narrator: Neville Jason
    Runtime: 3.9 Hrs. - Abridged
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    In this, the final volume of Remembrance of Things Past, as the various threads which have emerged through the vast novel are brought together, and sometimes resolved, Marcel considers the nature of time and its effect on himself and the people he has known. ‘For after death time leaves the body, and memories – indifferent and pale – are obliterated in her who exists no longer and soon will be in him they still torture, memories which perish with the desire of the living body.
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  11. Heidi

    Heidi

    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Abridged
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    The evergreen tale of the Swiss orphan girl Heidi has charmed and intrigued readers since its original publication in 1880. Heidi comes to live with her grandfather in the Swiss Alps where she befriends the animals and children – in particular the goatherd Peter.
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  12. The Eagle of the Ninth

    The Eagle of the Ninth

    Narrator: Charlie Simpson
    Runtime: 4.5 Hrs. - Abridged
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    Roman Britain: Marcus Flavius Aquila, a young centurion is forced into retirement after a wound in his first major engagement against a rebel British tribe. It allows him the freedom to embark upon a dangerous mission to find out what happened to the Ninth Legion which, years before, disappeared in the savage lands of the Picts.
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  13. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    Narrator: Robin Field
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    Dedicating the book "to my good friend & comrade, My Wife," L. Frank Baum published The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900 and it went on to become perhaps one of the most successful tales in the history of American children’s literature.
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  14. The Wind in the Willows

    The Wind in the Willows

    Narrator: Mary Woods
    Runtime: 3.36 Hrs. - Abridged
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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," wrote Kenneth Grahame of his timeless tale of Rat, Mole, Badger, and Toad, in their lyrical world of gurgling rivers and whispering reeds.
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  15. Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

    Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

    Narrator: Robin Field
    Runtime: 2.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    “Hey nonny, nonny,” the Bard’s “greatest hits” are all here! Performed with a lively full musical cast interspersed with engaging and informative introductory narrative, this imaginative recording uses song and sonnet from Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies to highlight his works, in his own words. Whether listeners are long-time Shakespearean aficionados or new students of the Englishman’s genius, this educational and entertaining new recording is certain to delight!
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