Through the Looking-Glass audiobook Lewis CARROLL (1832 - 1898) In this sequel to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", Alice is playing with her kittens — a black kitten and a white kitten, the offspring of Dinah, Alice's cat in the first book — when she ponders what the world is like on the other side of a mirror's reflection... (summary from wikipedia) Genre(s): Action & Adventure Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]
The Battle of Life audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870) While "The Battle of Life" is one of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books - his annual release of a story just before Christmas - this one breaks the tradition by not being concerned with Christmas. Rather, its subtitle, "A Love Story", reveals more of the plot. The major events of this book take place on land that once was a battleground. That is just a backdrop for Dickens' idea of the real battle of life - finding and winning the Read more [...]
20000 Leagues under the Seas audiobook by Jules Verne (1828-1905) Translated by F.P. Walter Professor Pierre Aronnax is an academic whose thirst for knowledge carries him out of his ivory tower and on the trail of a mysterious sea beast. His curiosity at last is satiated when he finds himself in the belly of the beast-- that is, on board the incredible submarine the Nautilus, courtesy of its mysterious pilot Captain Nemo and in the company of his servant Conseil and sailor Ned Land.   Twenty Read more [...]
The Upas Tree, A Christmas Story for all the Year (FULL Audio Book) by Florence Louisa Barclay (1862 -- 1921) Ronald West has a brilliant idea for his next novel, but to do it right, he wants to spend the next six months tramping around central Africa to experience the setting first hand. His wife Helen fully supports his trip, but for the first time in their marriage, she refuses to go along herself. Ronnie is disappointed at her reticence, but plows ahead, planning to be back in England by Read more [...]
The Abbots Ghost or Maurice Treherne Temptation (FULL Audio Book) by Louisa May Alcott Written by Louisa May Alcott under her pseudonym, A. M. Barnard, this Christmas story deals with the themes of love and defending one's honor. Although he is disinherited and poor, Maurice Traherne tries to win the hand of his love, Octavia.(Summary by Jennifer Stearns)     Read more [...]