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1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales
1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales
Jon Hagadorn

Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Edith... more

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PRISONER OF THE SOPHS and CALL FOR CANDIDATES ZANE GREY THE YOUNG PITCHER

Ken Ward, after talking to his coach not long after the great potato fight, is talked into walking over to... more

14 Jul 2024 · 28 minutes
BEST OF 1001 (#21 OF 470) BRIGHTEN'S SISTER-IN-LAW by HENRY LAWSON

This story was a great find and is still one of our best performing episodes. Australian writer Henry Lawson's dramatic... more

12 Jul 2024 · 49 minutes
THE VARSITY CAPTAIN and A GREAT ARM by ZANE GREY

The start of another great series of baseball short stories (the last one was "The Red-Headed Outfield)- this one being"The... more

10 Jul 2024 · 32 minutes
THE STORY OF SIR PELIAS (CHAPS 1-2) FROM HOWARD PYLE'S 'THE STORY OF KING ARTHUR & HIS KNIGHTS

Sir Pelias, one of King Arthur's top knights, makes a promise to Lady Guinevere that he will go on a... more

07 Jul 2024 · 46 minutes
BEST OF 1001 (#20 OF 463) BOULE DE SUIF (PT 2) by GUY DE MAUPASSANT

In part two the travelers are growing more and more resentful of Boule de Suif as she continues to say... more

05 Jul 2024 · 48 minutes
BEST OF 1001 (#20 OF 463) BOULE DE SUIF (PT. 1) by GUY de MAUPASSANT

First published in April of 1880, "Boule de Suif" is one of Maupassant's most famous and important stories. The term... more

05 Jul 2024 · 43 minutes
THE LOADED DOG by HENRY LAWSON

A playful young black labrador gives three Australian gold miners a scare when he picks up a wrapped explosive charge... more

03 Jul 2024 · 22 minutes
THE WARRIOR MAID OF SAN CARLOS by ROBERT BARR

A true story telling of the time young Horatio Nelson, while reconnoitering Fort San Carlos for the planned takeover of... more

30 Jun 2024 · 26 minutes
#19 (of 462) BEST OF 1001 RIKKI TIKKI TAVI by RUDYARD KIPLING

A young mongoose is discovered half-drowned by an English family who take him into their home where he soon shows... more

28 Jun 2024 · 34 minutes
PLAIN FISHING by FRANK STOCKTON

Our narrator tells a great fishing story whicfh begins at the home of an old local fisherman with two beautiful... more

26 Jun 2024 · 38 minutes
OUR AROMATIC UNCLE by HENRY CUYLER BUNNER

A marrried couple who for years has ben enjoying gifts from a generous uncle they had never met finally get... more

23 Jun 2024 · 36 minutes
#18 (of 461) BEST OF 1001 NEGORE, THE COWARD by JACK LONDON

A Siberian tribesman is branded a coward and must find a way to defeat the Russians attacking his tribe to... more

21 Jun 2024 · 27 minutes
THE FILLMORE ELDERBERRIES by LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

A young man who has just lost his father and needs to support his mother tries to find work but... more

19 Jun 2024 · 19 minutes
TRANSFORMATION by ROBERT BARR

 Two brothers who own a successful clock/watch shop in Paris are surprised when a disreputable looking man enters the shop-... more

16 Jun 2024 · 31 minutes
BEST OF (#17 OF 460) A BURGLAR'S CHRISTMAS by WILLA CATHER

A starving down-and-out 24 year-old in Chicago is given an unexpected chance at redemption. ANDROID USERS-  APPLE USERS Catch 1001... more

14 Jun 2024 · 29 minutes
THE STRANGER by AMBROSE BIERCE

"The Stranger" by Ambrose Bierce: A group of men traveling in the old west meet a strange man at their... more

12 Jun 2024 · 25 minutes
THE BOOK OF MERLIN: (CHAPS 3-4) MORGANA LA FAY BETRAYS KING ARTHUR

In this story Merlin is no longer a force but he is able to make a request to Vivien to... more

09 Jun 2024 · 54 minutes
BEST OF 1001 (# 16 of 450) HOW ROBIN HOOD CAME TO BE AN OUTLAW by HOWARD PYLE

From the Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Reknown in Nottinghamshire is an 1883 novel by the American illustrator... more

07 Jun 2024 · 26 minutes
THE MANAGER OF MADDEN'S HILL by ZANE GREY

A young crippled boy who has learned baseball inside and out gets a chance to become a manager for a... more

05 Jun 2024 · 36 minutes
THE MISTAKE OF THE MACHINE A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY by G.K. CHESTERTON

Father brown shares a story with his friend Flambeau about a visit the Father had made to a detective's office... more

02 Jun 2024 · 40 minutes
THEIR FIRST FORMAL CALL by GRACE MACGOWAN COOKE

Many years ago, around 1900, social customes were very different from what they are today. if a young man wanted... more

29 May 2024 · 34 minutes
THE STORY OF THE BETRAYAL OF MERLIN (CHAPS 1 &2) KING ARTHUR & HIS KNIGHTS

King Arthur's evil sister Queen Morgana LaFay plans a way to get Merlin out of the way of Arthur by... more

26 May 2024 · 39 minutes
#14 LISTENER FAV (of 448) WHITE AND YELLOW by JACK LONDON

Working for the fish patrol in the San Francisco Bay area, a young man faces down a gang of Chinamen... more

24 May 2024 · 23 minutes
AN ALI BABA OF THE SIERRAS by BRET HARTE

A 10 year-old boy growing up in a gold mining area discovers the stash of a pair of notorious thieves... more

22 May 2024 · 22 minutes
3 BANJO PATERSON STORIES FROM DOWN UNDER: HIS MASTERPIECE, SITTING IN JUDGEMENT,THIRSTY ISLAND

Australia owes a debt of gratitude to Banjo Paterson (and Henry Lawson) for their great short stories that chronicled the... more

19 May 2024 · 31 minutes
THE HEAD OF CAESAR A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

Father Brown and Flambeau assist a young lady who is being terrorized by a blackmailer. APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True... more

15 May 2024 · 39 minutes
PILLAR OF FIRE by RAY BRADBURY

William Lantry awakes hundreds of years in the future after having died in 1933. He awakes with a burning rage towards... more

12 May 2024 · 1 hour, 36 minutes
THE WRONG SHAPE A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

Father brown and Flambeau visit the art conservatory of a friend who has asked Father brown to look after his... more

12 May 2024 · 44 minutes
BEST OF 1001 (#13 OF 447) CONFESSIONS OF A HUMORIST by O.HENRY

In this classic O.Henry short story, a second accountant in a small hardware store finds he has a talent for... more

10 May 2024 · 21 minutes
THE EXPOSURE OF LORD STANSFORD by ROBERT BARR

A young socialite becomes the object of jealousy and desire when she attends a large party at a wealthy estate.... more

08 May 2024 · 33 minutes
THE DUKE'S MYSTERY and MATRIMONIAL ESPIONAGE ANDREW FORRESTER

The Duke's Mystery- A London private detective does his best to solve a robbery ring, and things go well until... more

05 May 2024 · 34 minutes
#12 (of 446) BEST OF 1001 GARM-A HOSTAGE by RUDYARD KIPLING

A humorous Rudyard Kipling story based upon his time serving the military in India when it was a British colony.... more

03 May 2024 · 37 minutes
THE LOST LEGION by RUDYARD KIPLING

In the territory bordering British-controlled India and wild Afghanistan, a special mission is sent out to capture a known thief... more

28 Apr 2024 · 30 minutes
GEORGE WASHINGTON AND TEDDY ROOSEVELT OFFER SOME GOOD ADVICE FOR AMERICANS

If the men on Mount Rushmore could speak today this is probably what they would tell us- our nation's citizens... more

28 Apr 2024 · 9 minutes
THE PREMATURE BURIAL by EDGAR ALLAN POE

In this story, an unknown narrator tells us stories of people who had been buried prematurely and were rescued, then... more

28 Apr 2024 · 41 minutes
THE MARIONETTES by O.HENRY

In this dramatic short story a character named Dr. James lives a double life. A doctor by day, he gains... more

24 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
MY DOUBLE AND HOW HE OUTDID ME by EDWARD EVERETT HALE

A minister decides to hire a double to attend all the boring non-church related functions that ministers are expected to... more

21 Apr 2024 · 47 minutes
#11 of 443 LISTENER FAVS THE END OF THE STORY by JACK LONDON

A highly skilled surgeon trying to escape the heavy demand placed upon him for his service is drawn away from... more

19 Apr 2024 · 51 minutes
THE LADY, OR THE TIGER? by FRANK STOCKTON

In "The Lady, or the Tiger", by Frank Stockton, a semi-barbaric king has devised a trial by chance that offers... more

17 Apr 2024 · 20 minutes
PROSPER'S OLD MOTHER by BRET HARTE

In the Bret Harte gold camp tale a young miner who strikes it rich hires an older lady to assume... more

14 Apr 2024 · 49 minutes
#10 OF 442 LISTENER FAVS THE PARADISE OF THIEVES A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

Father Brown is traveling in Italy when he comes across a strange situation. An English family on vacation is in... more

12 Apr 2024 · 39 minutes
THE MANAGER OF MADDEN'S HILL by ZANE GREY

A young crippled boy who has learned baseball inside and out gets a chance to become a manager for a... more

10 Apr 2024 · 36 minutes
#9 of 441 LISTENER FAVS A SOUND OF THUNDER by RAY BRADBURY

In this excellent sci-fi short storyby Ray Bradbury, a hunter named Eckels pays $10,000 to a time machine safari service... more

05 Apr 2024 · 33 minutes
A HUMBLE ROMANCE by MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN

A tin merchant on his country route stops at a farmhouse owned by a woman who keeps an adopted daughter... more

03 Apr 2024 · 46 minutes
EASTER EVE by ANTON CHEKHOV

An unknown narrator describes his ferry ride across a river in Russia to attend an Easter Eve service at a... more

30 Mar 2024 · 34 minutes
#8 OF 440 FAVS THE MEXICAN (PT 2) by JACK LONDON

This was the #8 listener favorite of 440 episodes. (Actually part two was #2 but I set up our best... more

28 Mar 2024 · 35 minutes
#8 OF 441 LISTENER FAVS : THE MEXICAN (PT I) by JACK LONDON

This was the #8 listener favorite out of 440 episodes. "The Mexican" (Pt 1) by Jack London is the story... more

28 Mar 2024 · 39 minutes
ROSES, RUSES, AND ROMANCE and THE COMPLETE LIFE OF JOHN HOPKINS O.HENRY

Two stories of early New York City (circa 1919) from master storyteller O.Henry. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with... more

27 Mar 2024 · 30 minutes
WHILE THE AUTO WAITS and A COMEDY IN RUBBER O.HENRY

Both stories from 'The Voice of the City'- O.Henry's impressions of a young and boisterous New York City around 1919.... more

24 Mar 2024 · 27 minutes
#7 OF 439 LISTENER FAVS THE DOWNFALL OF MULLIGAN and THE AMATEUR GARDENER by BANJO PATERSON

The Downfall of Mulligan- A few sports club members on a train bound for the Sydney Races think they've found... more

22 Mar 2024 · 19 minutes
THE NIGHT MOTH WITH A CROOKED FEELER by CLARA DILLINGHAM PARSONS

Love comes in all shapes and sizes. One of our 1001 Classic Short Story favorites! Enjoy 'The Secret Garden' now... more

20 Mar 2024 · 15 minutes
THE MERINO SHEEP by BANJO PATERSON

Merino Sheep and the wool they produce have been a leading Australian export for years. Australian folklorist Banjo Paterson shares... more

17 Mar 2024 · 16 minutes
#5 OF 435 LISTENER FAVS JIM BAKER'S BLUE JAY YARN by MARK TWAIN

Jim Baker's BlueJay Yarn by Mark Twain-When Mark Twain stayed in a California gold camp in 1864-65 he picked up... more

15 Mar 2024 · 16 minutes
THE ADVENTURE OF THE ITALIAN NOBLEMAN A POIROT MYSTERY

A dinner meeting ends in murder and the evidence seems to point to an Italian diplomat- until Poirot sees what... more

13 Mar 2024 · 27 minutes
INDIAN CAMP by ERNEST HEMINGWAY and THE NINE CENT GIRLS by H.C..BUNNER

Indian Camp- A young man accompanies his father, a doctor, to an Indian camp where a woman is having a... more

10 Mar 2024 · 36 minutes
#8 OF 441 LISTENER FAVS ROBIN HOOD AND THE TINKER and THE SHOOTING MATCH AT NOTTINGHAM

From 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood' by Howard Pyle- these two stories tell of how Robin came to invite... more

08 Mar 2024 · 56 minutes
SUNDAY BALL by ZANE GREY

"Sunday Ball" by author Zane Grey gives us a rare look at the early days of baseball in middle America,... more

06 Mar 2024 · 33 minutes
THE SIRE DE MALETROIT'S DOOR by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

A young soldier escaping a search party in the dead of night finds an open door to a wealthy home... more

03 Mar 2024 · 51 minutes
#3 OF 432 LISTENER FAVS THE MAN ON THE TRAIN by LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

Our #7 top listener favorite, The Man On The Train, tells the humorous story of a grandma who, despite her... more

01 Mar 2024 · 21 minutes
THE RETURN OF IMRAY by RUDYARD KIPLING

In British Colonial India our narrator finds himself in a small station staying in a large bungalow with an agent... more

28 Feb 2024 · 34 minutes
KING ARTHUR BATTLES WITH THE SABL;E KNIGHT from THE BOOK OF KING ARTHUR & HIS KNIGHTS

Two chapters (1 and 2) from Pt 2 of the Book of King Arthur & his Knights finds Arthur dueling... more

25 Feb 2024 · 50 minutes
#6 OF 437 LISTENER FAV THE BLUE CROSS A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY by G.K. CHESTERTON

Our #6 of 443 episodes- The Blue Cross A Father brown Mystery- When his priceless Blue Cross is targeted by... more

23 Feb 2024 · 48 minutes
MY LADY JANE by LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

A young man is talked into attending a dinner party by his lookalike cousin, and while there meets his old... more

21 Feb 2024 · 22 minutes
THE OBLONG BOX by EDGAR ALLAN POE

A men traveling on a sailing vessel from Charleston S.C.to New York becomes intrigued by a fellow traveler's actions regarding... more

18 Feb 2024 · 37 minutes
THE LOVE OF LONG AGO and THE INDISCRETION by GUY de MAUPASSANT

Two love stories from Maupassant- the first revealing how free married women were in the 16th-19th century, the second a... more

14 Feb 2024 · 22 minutes
GREATER LOVE by BRAM STOKER

Two men, the best of friends , fall in love with the same woman. One of the men, the narrator... more

11 Feb 2024 · 31 minutes
HEARTS AND HANDS and BURIED TREASURE by O.HENRY

Follow our new True Stories interview show (and be a guest) 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID... more

07 Feb 2024 · 29 minutes
ICARUS AND DAEDALUS, THE SWORD OF DAMOCLES, THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE, AND A LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER BY F, SCOTT FITZGERALD

We bring you four stories today: Icarus and Daedalus- James Baldwin- an ancient Greek tales about a son who forgets... more

04 Feb 2024 · 21 minutes
#4 OF 434 LISTENER FAVS THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR BEST OF 1001 CLASSIC SHORT STORIES

The Legend of King Arthur is one of the most enduring legends known to man. This version is the best... more

02 Feb 2024 · 41 minutes
THE RUBE'S HONEYMOON by ZANE GREY

A great Zane grey short story from his book "The Red-Headed Outfield" recalling stories from the early days of American... more

31 Jan 2024 · 32 minutes
THE SHAPE OF THINGS by RAY BRADBURY

A futuristic couple have their first baby using a new delivery room process only to find that the baby appears... more

28 Jan 2024 · 43 minutes
A MAN IN A HURRY R.W. CHAMBERS

A young man traveling from New York City to Florida to stop his brother's sudden wedding on behalf of his... more

24 Jan 2024 · 31 minutes
THE WATER HOLE BY MAXWELL STRUTHER

A man reuniting with his friends in New York City and recently back from another one of his world adventures... more

21 Jan 2024 · 49 minutes
1001 TRUE STORIES......BOOKING GUEST INTERVIEWS NOW! LISTEN NOW! NEW SHOW COMING TO THE NETWORK!

Host Brian Tremblay explains our new interview show 1001 True Stories here... 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay is a... more

20 Jan 2024 ·
#2 OF 431 LISTENER FAVS 3 ANCIENT GREEK STORIES LISTENER FAVS ) by JAMES BALDWIN

#2 Best of 1001 Classic Short Stories "3 ANCIENT GREEK STORIES by JAMES BALDWIN The classic tales of Ancient Greece... more

19 Jan 2024 · 19 minutes
HIS BROTHER'S KEEPER by HENRY LAWSON

A sheep man trying to stay off the bottle leaves for a ride through the outback to reach a station... more

17 Jan 2024 · 42 minutes
THE PURLOINED LETTER EDGAR ALLAN POE

The Purloined Letter is one of Poe's ,three detective stories featuring the very sharp crime solver M. Dupin, who accepts... more

14 Jan 2024 · 48 minutes
#1 OF 430 LISTENER FAV THE PLYMOUTH EXPRESS AFAIR AGATHA CHRISTIE

The Plymouth Express Affair is our #1 most listened to Short Story of our 429 stories since we began in... more

12 Jan 2024 · 35 minutes
KING RICHARD COMES TO SHERWOOD THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

In this last chapter of Howard Pyle's 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood" the new king of Britain comes to... more

10 Jan 2024 · 39 minutes
THE MAN IN THE PASSAGE A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

Father Brown arrives at a theater at the request of an old friend who ends up being murdered shortly after... more

07 Jan 2024 · 45 minutes
THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (PART TWO)

"The Murders In The Rue Morgue" (Pt 2):The exciting conclusion to Edgar Allen Poe's classic detective story, which established the... more

03 Jan 2024 · 31 minutes
THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (PT 1) by EDGAR ALLEN POE

"The Murders In The Rue Morgue" (Pt 1): In what many consider to be one of Poe's best short stories,... more

31 Dec 2023 · 40 minutes
THE LOVE LETTERS OF SMITH H.C. BUNNER

A lonely seamstress living on the top floor of a high rise tenement building in 1900's New York city tries... more

27 Dec 2023 · 23 minutes
A SAD CHRISTMAS STORY by HENRY VAN DYKE

A tired wandering shepherd seeking redemption from his sins is befriended by strangers in the desert who send him to... more

24 Dec 2023 · 46 minutes
MY CHRISTMAS MESSAGE TO YOU (PLUS NEWS) 2023

Thanks to all of you for being loyal listeners! We are seeking your unique stories at two new interview style... more

23 Dec 2023 · 10 minutes
THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON

This classic tale from Hans Christian Anderson reminds us to always try to help the poor and needy, especially during... more

20 Dec 2023 · 11 minutes
THE TOYS OF PEACE by SAKI

"The Toys of Peace" by Saki: The uncle of two young boys attempts to replace their toys of war with... more

17 Dec 2023 · 15 minutes
THE GIFT OF THE MAGI by O.HENRY

The Gift of the Magi by O.Henry narrated by master storyteller Jon Hagadorn for 1001 Classic short Stories & Tales... more

13 Dec 2023 · 14 minutes
WHAT CHRISTMAS IS AS WE GROW OLDER and HOW THE CAPTAIN MADE CHRISTMAS

What Christmas Is As We Grow Older by Charles Dickens is a bittersweet look at Christmas from the viewpoint of... more

10 Dec 2023 · 50 minutes
CAPTAIN ELI'S BEST EAR by FRANK STOCKTON A 1001 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL SELECTION

Apple Users- recent upgrades may have moved your download choices to a default setting- so if you miss 15 days... more

06 Dec 2023 · 51 minutes
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MR. DAVENHEIM A POIROT MYSTERY by AGATHA CHRISTIE

Apple Users- recent upgrades may have moved your download choices to a default setting- so if you miss 15 days... more

03 Dec 2023 · 35 minutes
OLD WELL-WELL by ZANE GREY (BEST OF)

Apple Users- recent upgrades may have moved your download choices to a default setting- so if you miss 15 days... more

29 Nov 2023 · 28 minutes
SOLDIER HOME and THE BATTLER ERNEST HEMINGWAY

These two stories are from post WW1 collections Hemingway wrote depicting veterans who couldn't get6 a grip on life once... more

26 Nov 2023 · 39 minutes
THANKFUL by MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN

Two little girls living in old New England bet on which family's turkey is bigger and learn an important lesson... more

22 Nov 2023 · 26 minutes
THE CHASE from MOBY DICK by HERMAN MELVILLE (EARLY HOLIDAY RELEASE)

An excerpt from Herman Melville's blockbuster adventure 'Moby Dick' describes a portion of Captain Ahab's relentless pursuit of the white... more

18 Nov 2023 · 28 minutes
LANTY FOSTER'S MISTAKE by BRET HARTE

A young girl meets a stranger riding near her parent's ranch, does him a favor, and later comes to believe... more

15 Nov 2023 · 39 minutes
THE EYE OF APOLLO- A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

When Father brown accompanies his good friend Flambeau to see his new office location (Flambeau is a reformed jewel thief... more

12 Nov 2023 · 43 minutes
ROBIN HOOD AND THE GUY OF GISBOURNE from THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

Robin and Little John decide to take two different paths into the woods in search of adventure and both soon... more

08 Nov 2023 · 41 minutes
GIRL and JEFF PETERS AS A PERSONAL MAGNET by O. HENRY

Two O.Henry stories with a twist will keep you guessing. Try the new "Tales of Escape & Suspense"- links below!... more

05 Nov 2023 · 30 minutes
THE SCHOOLMASTER'S PROGRESS by CAROLINE M.S. KIRKLAND

In this humorous story, an 18 year old young man becomes schoolmaster at a country school and becomes the innocent... more

01 Nov 2023 · 40 minutes
THE OLIVE by ALGERNON BLACKWOOD

A young man taking a two week leave from business along the Mediterranean coast is the lucky recipient of an... more

29 Oct 2023 · 33 minutes
THE LOST GHOST by MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN

Two ladies enjoying knitting on a porch begin a conversation about one's experience with the ghost of a little girl... more

25 Oct 2023 · 43 minutes
THE WIDOW OF THE SANTA ANA VALLEY by BRET HARTE

A small town in the often rainy Santa Ana Valley of California is brightened by the arrival of an investor... more

22 Oct 2023 · 39 minutes
LAZARUS COME FORTH by RAY BRADBUIRY

A morgue ship with recent information gathered from space that would end a 300 year old war is commandeered by... more

18 Oct 2023 · 32 minutes
HIS WIFE'S DECEASED SISTER by FRANK STOCKTON

A tongue-in-cheek story about a young writer who is enjoying great success until he writes a story that meets with... more

15 Oct 2023 · 29 minutes
THE SINS OF PRINCE SARADINE A FATHER BROWN ADVENTURE

Father Brown and Flambeau take a fishing boat downriver to visit a Prince who had invited Flambeau to visit years... more

11 Oct 2023 · 48 minutes
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: MOWGLI'S BROTHERS from THE JUNGLE BOOK at 1001 GREATEST LOVE & FAMILY STORIES

A young "man-cub" is raised by wolves in the jungles of India in this great story by Kipling- the first... more

08 Oct 2023 · 52 minutes
THE CHASE OF ROBIN HOOD by HOWARD PYLE

After winning an archery contest on behalf of the queen, the King decides to renege on his promise to allow... more

04 Oct 2023 · 45 minutes
THE DAY OF THE DOG (PT 2) ROBERT B. McCUTCHEON

In part two the young attorney and his client figure out an ingenious way to get past the bulldog and... more

01 Oct 2023 · 44 minutes
THE DAY OF THE DOG (PT 1) by GEORGE BARR McCUTCHEON

In part one a junior partner in a Chicago law firm travels by train, and then by foot, to an... more

27 Sep 2023 · 51 minutes
MOTHER by OWEN WISTER

Mother was written and published originally in an anthology titled A House Party: An account of stories told at a... more

24 Sep 2023 · 56 minutes
PRAIRIE GOLD SOME IOWA MEMORIES

Two stories containing memories of small towns and home on the farm in Iowa from the 1917 book "Prairie Gold".... more

20 Sep 2023 · 22 minutes
THE SCALER by STUART EDWARD WHITE

A man named Fitzpatrick is sent into the Michigan woods in winter to provide accurate estimates of each days work... more

17 Sep 2023 · 24 minutes
THE LITTLE BLACK DOLL and UNCLE RICHARD'S NEW YEAR DINNER LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

The Little Black Doll- An orphaned girl being raised by an unloving grandmother does her best to comfort another little... more

13 Sep 2023 · 29 minutes
ROADS OF DESTINY O.HENRY

In this three part story, with each part having a different outcome, a young shepherd and poet leaves his home... more

06 Sep 2023 · 52 minutes
THE SCHOOL MISTRESS by ANTON CHEKHOV

Chekhov's wonderful portrait of a school mistress who daily has to face low pay, loneliness, and unfair practices that come... more

03 Sep 2023 · 24 minutes
FISHIN' JIMMY by ANNIE TRUMBULL SLOSSON

Annie Trumbull Slosson was a prolific author of novels and short stories mostly dealing with New England life and nature.... more

30 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
'SUMMER OF '77' from A TEXAS MATCHMAKER by ANDY ADAMS

A true piece of American west history as cowboy Andy Adams, in his book 'A Texas Matchmaker', recalls his younger... more

27 Aug 2023 · 36 minutes
THE MYSTERY OF THE 500 DIAMONDS (PT 2) by ROBERT BARR

In part two detective Valmont is hunting the American- and finally believes he has him trapped in a 13 mile... more

23 Aug 2023 · 27 minutes
THE MYSTERY OF THE FIVE HUNDRED DIAMONDS (PT 1) by ROBERT BARR

We introduce in this story the vain French detective Eugene Valmont, who VERY likely was the inspiration for Agatha Christie's... more

20 Aug 2023 · 39 minutes
THE SECRET GARDEN A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY by G.K. CHESTERTON

Father Brown attends a private party at the home of the city police chief only to find an apparent stranger... more

16 Aug 2023 · 48 minutes
ROBIN HOOD SHOOTS FOR QUEEN ELEANOR by HOWARD PYLE

Robin receives a royal request from the Queen to represent her at the national match, promising he and his followers... more

13 Aug 2023 · 46 minutes
AN EPISODE OF FIDDLETOWN (PT 2) by BRET HARTE

In part two we move forward in time to where Carrie is in a finishing school out east and a... more

06 Aug 2023 · 54 minutes
AN EPISODE OF FIDDLETOWN (PT 1) by BRET HARTE

This classic Bret Harte story follows the life of a young woman who learns to see and feel beyond herself... more

02 Aug 2023 · 56 minutes
AT THE END OF THE PASSAGE by RUDYARD KIPLING

A gritty tale of four Britons assigned to work in India who brave the terrible heat every Sunday to meet... more

30 Jul 2023 · 49 minutes
THE STORY OF THE OTHER WISE MAN (PT 2) HENRY VAN DYKE

In part two we find our fourth wise man still searching for the new king- until his journey ends in... more

26 Jul 2023 · 24 minutes
THE STORY OF THE OTHER WISE MAN (PT 1) by HENRY VAN DYKE

You have all heard of the three wise men who followed the shining star over Bethlehem to honor the new... more

23 Jul 2023 · 33 minutes
THE LAST LEAF by O.HENRY

Two young woman artists take a studio in Greenwich Village but within months one is stricken with pneumonia. The sick... more

19 Jul 2023 · 18 minutes
THE ALUMINUM DAGGER R. AUSTIN FREEMAN

A doctor solves a closed room murder involving a man who has been stabbed in the back with a dagger... more

16 Jul 2023 · 59 minutes
THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF by O.HENRY

Back by popular demand- this is one of O.Henry's best! This "Home Alone" style comedy has been made into a movie... more

12 Jul 2023 · 28 minutes
A CONVERT OF THE MISSION by BRET HARTE

A circuit preacher with a particular dislike for human frailty and slovenliness breaks down on the job and his doctor... more

09 Jul 2023 · 53 minutes
THE RED-HEADED OUTFIELD by ZANE GREY STORIES BY ZANE GREY

Zane Grey reminds us how minor league baseball was played 100 years ago- when many of the players were showboats... more

05 Jul 2023 · 38 minutes
THE MAGIC EGG by FRANK STOCKTON

A young hypnotist hopes to wow the people of his hometown as well as his bride to be with a... more

02 Jul 2023 · 33 minutes
DEFENSE MECH by RAY BRADBURY

An astronaut named Holloway develops a PTSD-related phobia as the ship he in on nears Mars, and insists upon getting... more

25 Jun 2023 · 34 minutes
ROBIN HOOD TURNS BEGGAR from THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

Robin Hood finally achieves his dream of becoming a beggar, at least for a day, and in the process outwits... more

25 Jun 2023 · 42 minutes
THE SEIGE OF THE LANCASHIRE QUEEN by JACK LONDON

The fish patrol comes upon a situation where a crew of Italians fishing illegally go to great extremes not to... more

21 Jun 2023 · 31 minutes
WATER THEM GERANIUMS (PT 2) HENRY LAWSON

In this gripping Australian tale, Henry Lawson recounts the life of a bush woman who rarely sees her husband and... more

18 Jun 2023 · 46 minutes
WATER THEM GERANIUMS by HENRY LAWSON (PT 1)

A young man moving with his wife to a bleak shack in the Australian Outback begins to see the errors... more

14 Jun 2023 · 25 minutes
PSYCHOLOGICAL SHIPWRECK and THREE AND ONE ARE ONE AMBROSE BIERCE

Two ghostly stories by one of the masters, Ambrose Bierce, New Twitter address- @1001podcast Follow Us! ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories... more

11 Jun 2023 · 21 minutes
THE NAMESAKE by WILLA CATHER

A famous American sculptor working in Paris shares a private story with his students regarding his namesake, who, at age... more

07 Jun 2023 · 30 minutes
BROWN OF CALAVERAS by BRET HARTE

A gambler returns to his hometown to find his best friend down in the dumps because his beautiful wife has... more

04 Jun 2023 · 27 minutes
THE HONOUR OF ISRAEL GOY A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

Father Brown, thief-turned-detective Flambeau, and an inspector from Scotland Yard come to a castle in Scotland to try to determine... more

31 May 2023 · 37 minutes
THE TRIMMED LAMP by O.HENRY

The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins from Matthew 25 states that ten virgins await a bridegroom , five... more

28 May 2023 · 29 minutes
LITTLE JOHN TURNS BAREFOOT FRIAR

Little John and Robin Hood decide to don costumes and each go their own way to see what adventures befall... more

24 May 2023 · 33 minutes
THE THIRD INGREDIENT by O.HENRY

In this story, a 30 year old woman named Hettie, down on her luck and making a stew with only... more

21 May 2023 · 32 minutes
CONVERTED by ROBERT BARR

This story about an evil knight and his band of men who decide to attack and destroy the nearby castle... more

17 May 2023 · 37 minutes
MIGGLES by BRET HARTE

A group of stagecoach passengers, hemmed in by rising waters, stop at what appears to be a deserted home, only... more

14 May 2023 · 30 minutes
THE JEWEL ROBBERY AT THE GRAND METROPOLITAN A HERCULE POIROT MYSTERY

Poirot and Hastings decide to rub shoulders with the rich at a swanky hotel only to be asked to solve... more

10 May 2023 · 37 minutes
THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT by JACK LONDON

A noted sociologist returns to the city of his boyhood to find it has changed for the worse. He decides... more

07 May 2023 · 44 minutes
THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO by EDGAR ALLAN POE

Edgar Allen Poe's The Cask of Amontadillo is a story of revenge. A man named Montresor lures an old friend who unknowingly... more

03 May 2023 · 18 minutes
A SOUL THAT WAS NOT AT HOME by LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

This well-written but controversial short story involves a wealthy woman who finds an 11 year old boy by the seashore... more

30 Apr 2023 · 31 minutes
ZERO HOUR by RAY BRADBURY

In this suspenseful tale the children are playing strange games outside- and sharing some strange stories with their mom about... more

26 Apr 2023 · 29 minutes
THE WRECK by GUY de MAUPASSANT

While enjoying the company of an old friend, a middle-aged man recalls his unusual New Year's Eve trapped by a... more

23 Apr 2023 · 29 minutes
A VISION OF THE FOUNTAIN by BRET HARTE

A young American man visiting a nearly deserted old abbey in England decides to take a swim in a secluded... more

19 Apr 2023 · 26 minutes
HOW RICHARD OF THE LEA PAID HIS DEBTS THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

An interesting story of how the Knight Richard The Lea borrowed 500 pounds from Robin Hood and went to the... more

16 Apr 2023 · 35 minutes
THE MAID OF ORLEANS and CHARLEMAGNE AND THE ROBBER KNIGHT

The story of Joan of Arc and an old tale of how King Charlemagne named his castle- all with the... more

12 Apr 2023 · 18 minutes
SCHOOLS AND SCHOOLS by O. HENRY

A love triangle develops between two young women and a young aspiring male artist whom they both admire. New Twitter... more

09 Apr 2023 · 27 minutes
VAN BIBBER'S BURGLAR and VAN BIBBER AS BEST MAN R.H DAVIS

R.H, Davis offers two tales of the city- this time new York City, as our hero narrator, van Bibber relates... more

05 Apr 2023 · 31 minutes
THE ADVENTURE OF THE CHEAP FLAT POIROT INVESTIGATES

The famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot uses his "little grey cells" to break an international spy ring. New Twitter address-... more

02 Apr 2023 · 34 minutes
THE ADVENTURE OF THE CHEAP FLAT POIROT INVESTIGATES

The famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot uses his "little grey cells" to break an international spy ring. New Twitter address-... more

31 Mar 2023 · 34 minutes
THE UNPARALLELED INVASION by JACK LONDON

In the futuristic story, written for McClure's Magazine in 1906, the U.S. and its allies (in 1976) launch germ warfare... more

26 Mar 2023 · 39 minutes
THE COUNTERSIGN OF THE CRADLE by HENRY VAN DYKE

In this interesting two part story set in the north country outside of Quebec, our narrator has booked a hunting... more

26 Mar 2023 · 24 minutes
ROBIN HOOD AIDS A SORROWFUL KNIGHT

Robin Hood and his band come upon a knight who has lost his fortune and soon his home to the... more

22 Mar 2023 · 37 minutes
THE YOUNGEST MISS PIPER by BRET HARTE

A great short story by Bret Harte telling of the little community of Red Gulch and Judge Piper's beautiful daughters,... more

19 Mar 2023 · 40 minutes
A SOCIETY FOR THE REFORMATION OF POKER PLAYERS by ROBERT BARR

A group of men traveling on a steamer from England to America decide to befriend a young man who they... more

15 Mar 2023 · 21 minutes
TOMBSTONES by GUY de MAUPASSANT

A Parisian man, while enjoying a night with old friends, relates a story of an unusual meeting with a woman... more

12 Mar 2023 · 19 minutes
HORATIUS AT THE BRIDGE and THE BRAVE THREE HUNDRED and CROSSING THE RUBICON

Three great tales of courage from Rome and Greece told by James Baldwin. New Twitter address- @1001podcast Follow Us! ANDROID... more

05 Mar 2023 · 17 minutes
BREAKING INTO FAST COMPANY by ZANE GREY

Breaking into fast company" is an old expressiNew Twitter address- @1001podcast Follow Us! ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories From The Old... more

01 Mar 2023 · 34 minutes
DAVID SWAN by NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

A young man heading for college in Boston decides to catch a nap in a cozy little glen not far... more

26 Feb 2023 · 19 minutes
ON THE DIVIDE by WILLA CATHER

A lonely Norwegian immigrant who has built his own home and started a farm longs for a wife- but his... more

22 Feb 2023 · 37 minutes
THE FROG PRINCE and LITTLE BRIAR ROSE by THE GRIMM BROTHERS (Family Friendly)

Two classic stories included: The Frog Prince and Briar Rose. Enjoy! Reviews welcome. New Twitter address- @1001podcast Follow Us! ANDROID... more

19 Feb 2023 · 18 minutes
THE ABSENCE OF MR. GLASS A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

A bride-to-be and one of Father Brown's flock alerts him to a potential catastrophe when she finds her suitor's room... more

15 Feb 2023 · 37 minutes
ROBIN HOOD COMPASSES A MARRIAGE

As most of you listeners know, Allan A Dale has a sweetheart who has been promised to an older man... more

12 Feb 2023 · 31 minutes
GALLEGHER A NEWSPAPER STORY by R.H. DAVIS

A street smart boy named Gallegher finds work at a Philadelphia newspaper and quickly proves his worth by identifying a... more

08 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
A MOTHER OF FIVE by BRET HARTE

A nine year old motherless girl in a small frontier community keeps close watch on her 5 plain little dolls... more

05 Feb 2023 · 23 minutes
A WEDDING GIFT by GUY de MAUPASSANT

A young man with a bad reputation of being a womanizer marries a sweet young girl against her parent's wishes,... more

01 Feb 2023 · 17 minutes
A MATTER OF FACT by RUDYARD KIPLING

Kipling proves his mastery in a yarn about three journalists who take a budget steamer to save expenses and run... more

29 Jan 2023 · 33 minutes
NO PLACE FOR A WOMAN by HENRY LAWSON

Australian storyteller Henry Lawson tells the tale of an old bushman who lived a solitary life miles from anywhere and... more

25 Jan 2023 · 24 minutes
RIP VAN WINKLE (WASHINTON IRVING) and THE AMERICAN BOY (THEODORE ROOSEVELT)

Rip Van Winkle- A very lazy old Dutchman takes his dog on a mountain hunting trip to escape his nagging... more

22 Jan 2023 · 17 minutes
AN ELECTRICAL SLIP by ROBERT BARR

A young man working as the telegraph operator for a small town loses his fiance to a cold blooded murderer,... more

18 Jan 2023 · 22 minutes
ROBERT TURNER'S REVENGE by LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

A successful businessman returns to the small town of youth to foreclose on a mortgage held by his old childhood... more

15 Jan 2023 · 23 minutes
THE MERMAID OF LIGHTHOUSE POINT by BRET HARTE

A terrific tale of a lighthouse keeper near the Golden Gate to spots what he believes is a mermaid- and... more

11 Jan 2023 · 46 minutes
THE BRIDE COMES TO YELLOW SKY by STEPHEN CRANE

A Texas Sheriff is traveling back to his town with his new bride when he is accosted by the town... more

08 Jan 2023 · 29 minutes
THE KNOCKER by ZANE GREY

Another great baseball story from Zane Grey's "The Red-Headed Outfield" collection tells the story from the point of view of... more

04 Jan 2023 · 36 minutes
ROBIN HOOD SEEKS THE CURTAL FRIAR (OR HOW ROBiN FOUND FRIAR TUCK)

Robin and 4 of his men set out to find a friar who can marry their new recruit Alan A... more

01 Jan 2023 · 32 minutes
ROCKET SUMMER by RAY BRADBURY

Taken from Bradbury's novel, 'Rocket Summer' takes a futuristic look (from 1947 to future) at a businessman who spends two... more

28 Dec 2022 · 36 minutes
A STOLEN CHRISTMAS by MARY E, WILKINS FREEMAN

A New England story about an old woman with no money and no support who steals a parcel of toys... more

25 Dec 2022 · 32 minutes
A DEAL ON CHANGE by ROBERT BARR

A wealthy New York stockbroker goes to great lengths to help his daughter-in-law get some social acceptance. ANDROID USERS- 1001... more

21 Dec 2022 · 30 minutes
ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE (Revised) and STANDING FAST (GREEK AND HOMERIC TALES)

Orpheus and Eurydice is an old Greek tale retold by V.C. Turnbull which recalls the story of a gifted jmusician... more

18 Dec 2022 · 21 minutes
A DREAM STORY- THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL by HENRY VAN DYKE

Christmas comes early to 1001 Greatest Love Stories with this classic Henry Van Dyke story telling of how the hosts... more

18 Dec 2022 · 24 minutes
LASTING LOVE and HIS AVENGER by GUY de MAUPASSANT

Lasting Love- After a dinner party at the manor the subject of 'what is true love' is discussed between the... more

14 Dec 2022 · 25 minutes
CHRISTMAS AT SEA (STEVENSON) and CHRISTMAS BY INJUNCTION (O.HENRY)

Christmas at Sea (poem) - Robert Louis Stevenson. A young man who has left his family to go to sea... more

11 Dec 2022 · 34 minutes
ROBIN HOOD AND ALLAN A DALE from THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

Robin Hood sends out some of his men to waylay a cash rich traveler but having no luck, they do... more

07 Dec 2022 · 28 minutes
SUSIE ROLLIFF'S CHRISTMAS by EDWARD PAYSON ROE

Two young men from a small Connecticut town named Opinquake join General Putnam's army as it digs in around Boston... more

04 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
HOW THE FIRST LETTER WAS WRITTEN by RUDYARD KIPLING

In this delightful tale, which is one of Kipling's beloved "Just So Stories", a neolithic father and daughter are fishing... more

27 Nov 2022 · 21 minutes
THE FIRST THANKSGIVING and A BRAVE LITTLE QUAKERESS

The First Thanksgiving- Published in 'Short Stories From American History in 1905 by Blaisdell & Ball, this story of the... more

23 Nov 2022 · 31 minutes
THREE VERY OLD TALES THE WIVES OF WEINSBURG-THE MOST PRECIOUS THING-ADMETUS AND ALCESTIS

Three Very Old Tales The Wives of Weinsburg- A kingdom falls but the women plea to the attackers to let... more

20 Nov 2022 · 12 minutes
AN ADJUSTMENT OF NATURE and THE LOVE PHILTRE OF IKEY SCHOENSTEIN by O.HENRY

Two great short stories from the master of plot twists- O. Henry, Enjoy! ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right here... more

16 Nov 2022 · 24 minutes
THE SALAD OF COLONEL CRAY A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

Father Brown, walking through a small town in the early morning hours, hears 5 pistol shots followed by some strange... more

13 Nov 2022 · 34 minutes
AN OLD FASHIONED THANKSGIVING by LOUISA MAY ALCOTT

A classic Thanksgiving story from Louisa May Alcott telling of a Basset family thanksgiving in New Hampshire around 1820. ANDROID... more

09 Nov 2022 · 42 minutes
WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE by JACK LONDON

Two American businessmen stranded in riot-ridden Tampico Mexico shortly after the US occupied Vera Cruz scramble to save US civilians... more

06 Nov 2022 · 51 minutes
OVER THE STELVIO PASS by ROBERT BARR

An Englishman checks in at a small mountain inn in Switzerland and immediately discovers a beautiful young lady who happens... more

02 Nov 2022 · 29 minutes
THE PHANTOM COACH by AMELIA EDWARDS

In this tale a young man out grouse hunting on the moor finds himself lost with snow coming fast, and... more

30 Oct 2022 · 38 minutes
LITTLE JOHN AND THE TANNER OF BLYTH and ROBIN HOOD AND WILL SCARLET

Little John & The Tanner of Blyth- Robin Hood sends Little John on an errant to Ancashire but Little John... more

26 Oct 2022 · 45 minutes
THE LEGEND OF THE ROSE OF THE ALHAMBRA by WASHINGTON IRVING

This story takes us back to the time of Philip IV of Spain, when the court moved for a period... more

23 Oct 2022 · 37 minutes
A TINY LITTLE THING and ANDROCLUS AND THE LION

A Tiny Little Thing - (anonymous) A father teaches his young daughter an important llesson about small creatures... Androclus and... more

19 Oct 2022 · 17 minutes
THE FLYING STARS A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY by G.K. CHESTERTON

The story takes place at an English manor home at Christmastime, where family and friends are gathering to celebrate the... more

16 Oct 2022 · 34 minutes
THE HEATHEN by JACK LONDON

In this South Seas story, our protagonist befriends an island man named Otoo and they become3 inseparable for years .... more

09 Oct 2022 · 53 minutes
BIG TWO-HEARTED RIVER (PT 2) by ERNEST HEMINGWAY

In Part 2 we offer some history on the town of Seney, Michigan, when it served as home for three... more

02 Oct 2022 · 38 minutes
BIG TWO-HEARTED RIVER (PT 1) by ERNEST HEMINGWAY

Big Two-Hearted River is one of Hemingway's first stories, written upon his return from the Italian Front in 1919, and... more

25 Sep 2022 · 23 minutes
BURIED TREASURE by O.HENRY

Two men try to outwit and outclass each other for the love of Martha May Mangum but she scores a... more

18 Sep 2022 · 24 minutes
THE MISSING WILL A HERCULE POIROT MYSTERY by AGATHA CHRISTIE

In this classic Poirot mystery Hastings and Poirot are asked to clear up a very unusual settlement in which the... more

11 Sep 2022 · 23 minutes
A THING THAT GLISTENED by FRANK STOCKTON

A professional diver is hired by a celebrity to find her missing diamond bracelet, which she lost while waving to... more

04 Sep 2022 · 17 minutes
LITTLE JOHN GOES TO NOTTINGHAM FAIR and HOW LITTLE JOHN LIVED AT THE SHERIFF;S

Two great Robin Hood adventures from Howard Pyle's The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right... more

28 Aug 2022 · 41 minutes
THE PARADISE OF THIEVES A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY

Father Brown is traveling in Italy when he comes across a strange situation. An English family on vacation is in... more

14 Aug 2022 · 39 minutes
TWO THOUSAND STIFFS by JACK LONDON

Jack London tells us what it what like to join "Kelly's Army" , also called "Kellys Industrial Army" as one... more

07 Aug 2022 · 30 minutes
ROBIN HOOD AND MAID MARIAN by H.E. MARSHALL

The two were inseparable, according to legend, and this is best version I have ever heard. Actually, it combines two... more

03 Aug 2022 · 24 minutes
THE TWO CARTRIDGES by STEWART EDWARD WHITE

The Sheriff of Deadwood rides out alone after a stage robber who killed the guard and stole a shipment of... more

31 Jul 2022 · 34 minutes
THE RUBE by ZANE GREY

In this Zane Grey baseball story the Worcester manager (Con) tries desperately to move his team out of a slump... more

24 Jul 2022 · 32 minutes
CONFESSIONS OF A HUMORIST by O.HENRY

In this classic O.Henry short story, a second accountant in a small hardware store finds he has a talent for... more

17 Jul 2022 · 21 minutes
WILL STUTELY RESCUED BY HIS COMPANIONS THE MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

The Sheriff of Nottingham has offered a reward for the capture of any of Robin Hood's men and Will Stutely... more

03 Jul 2022 · 23 minutes
THE MAN ON THE TRAIN by LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

A little old grandma whose advice to the family to never take a train due to thieves and pickpockets is... more

26 Jun 2022 · 19 minutes
TENNESSEE'S PARTNER by BRET HARTE

When old Tennessee was arrested for robbery and hauled into court in that little mining community, only one man showed... more

12 Jun 2022 · 24 minutes
THE TWO WINNIE THE POOHS

The real story of the two Winnie-The-Poohs! Thanks! And if you like this story, please send a review to your favorite... more

05 Jun 2022 · 12 minutes
#15 BEST (OF 449) YAH! YAH! YAH! by JACK LONDON

A grizzled old alcoholic Scotsman holds sway over a South Seas colony for reasons that become evident as the story... more

03 Jun 2022 · 31 minutes
THE BLUE CROSS A FATHER BROWN MYSTERY by G.K. CHESTERTON

The Blue Cross is the first of G.K. Chesterton's 53 great Father brown short stories, and it introduces two characters... more

29 May 2022 · 47 minutes
ROBIN HOOD AND THE TINKER and THE SHOOTING MATCH AT NOTTINGHAM

From 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood' by Howard Pyle- these two stories tell of how Robin came to invite... more

15 May 2022 · 56 minutes
THE END OF THE STORY by JACK LONDON

A highly skilled surgeon trying to escape the heavy demand placed upon him for his service is drawn away from... more

08 May 2022 · 51 minutes
THE RUBE'S WATERLOO by ZANE GREY

Con, the Worcester coach, is all set to win the series when his best pitcher, nicknamed "The Rube', falls apart.... more

01 May 2022 · 31 minutes
THE ROCKING HORSE WINNER by D.H.LAWRENCE

"The Rocking Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence: The story revolves aound a young boy who is desperately seeking the love... more

18 Apr 2022 · 37 minutes
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