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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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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 792 ratings
Wow completely happy upon finding this gem! Started with Florence Nightingale, and although a short episode; it packed quite a punch. Well done!
Mildre's Marie via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/29/20
Most Enjoyable!
Thanks for making available these classic, quality stories in an enjoyable and engaging way. They help pass the time of my workouts.
CarGo1414 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/04/20
Deepest Thanks
John Hagathorn is prolific and passionate. I’ve been eating these stories up like grapes. Thank you so much for these stories. They are a glimmer in a time so dark.
RockyPuP33 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/04/20
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