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1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales
Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories using descriptive words and phrases..
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4.4 stars from 636 ratings
Perhaps it was the story chosen: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle but it was brutal to listen to poorly read dialogue with pronounciations completely out of step with the word. A row (as in an argument) is not pronounced the same was as a row of bricks. I was completely flummoxed by the...Read full review »
Wookiee1963 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/05/19
I’m new to podcasts I came across 1001 and it’s the best that I’ve found love the old west podcasts. Hands down the best I’ve come across and John has an incredible story voice and keeps you interested keep up the good work. Chad from Canada
dwyer24 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/05/19
My husband and I have been listening for over a month now. We are delighted with the choice of works and the narrator’s consistent, expressive and highly legible delivery. Also, the production quality is solid and volume levels remain constant. Many of these stories I have not read (or heard)...Read full review »
foy tootle via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/04/19
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