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    • La Vita Nuova [The New Life]

    • Written by: Dante Alighieri
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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    Written in alternating prose and poetry, La Vita Nuova is a profound reflection on the nature of love, devoted to Dante's muse Beatrice. Following Beatrice's death in 1290, Dante became obsessed with the young Florentine woman, whom he only ever knew from a distance. He believed his love for her was a form of divine love and saw her as an image of salvation itself - a theme that is later explored in his masterpiece The Divine Comedy, where she guides him through heaven.

    Price: CDN$ 8.33

    • The Consolation of Philosophy

    • Written by: Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
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    Charged with treason under Theodoric the Great in sixth-century Rome, Boethius served one year's imprisonment, awaiting trial and eventual execution. During this time, he wrote The Consolation of Philosophy, which would go on to be one of the most popular philosophical works of all time, contributing much to medieval thought and influencing the likes of Dante and Chaucer, as well as Renaissance writers, such as Milton and Shakespeare.  

    Price: CDN$ 13.16

    • The Royal Sport

    • Written by: Jack London
    • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a new edition of Jack London's classic chapter on surfing entitled "The Royal Sport", first published in his famous book called The Cruise of the Snark.

    Price: CDN$ 4.95

    • A summary of 9 Shakespeare masterpieces

    • Written by: James Gardner, William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
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    Have you ever been to a King Lear performance with the impression of not having understood everything? It's normal. Shakespeare's plays are the most beautiful of the theatrical repertoire, but you cannot go to a Shakespeare play if you do not have a minimum prepared this show: understand the issues, characters, context, cultural or historical references is indispensable. The same is true if you intend to read a play by William Shakespeare: our summaries will help you better understand what you have read.

    Price: CDN$ 9.70

    • Halloween Stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • Written by: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson, Michael Russotto
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    "Young Goodman Brown", "Feathertop: A Moralized Legend", "An Old Woman's Tale", "Graves and Goblins", "The Appeal of Alice Doane", and "The Ghost of Dr. Harris" are ghostly pleasures that are full of tricks and treats.

    Price: CDN$ 17.53

    • Classic Story Book, Collection 4

    • 3 Timeless Fairy Tales
    • Written by: Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
    • Narrated by: Ethel Pitchford
    • Length: 35 mins
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    Today, we’re going to hear a story about a giant and his treasures, a promise made and kept, and four brothers on an adventure! Let’s hear some fairy tales and use our imaginations to tell a story. 

    Price: CDN$ 4.95

    • The Little Mermaid

    • Written by: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Heidi Gregory
    • Length: 1 hr
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     The Little Mermaid is a fairy tale written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul. 

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • The Cheese Bride

    • A Fairy Tale for Young Imaginations
    • Written by: Playday Press
    • Narrated by: Jessica Schell
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Today, we’re going to hear a story about a good son who takes his mother’s advice about a girl and some cheese, even though it sounds funny at first.  

    Price: CDN$ 4.95

    • The Complete Alice in Wonderland Collection

    • Written by: Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Pierre Moreau
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a young girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children.

    Price: CDN$ 17.51

    • The War of the Worlds

    • Written by: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
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    In this science-fiction classic, a shooting star seen in the skies over Victorian England heralds an alien invasion. The Martians, in need of resources, have been shot from Mars via a huge space gun and have landed in Southern England, where they quickly overwhelm its inhabitants. As the battle for Earth begins, our unnamed narrator struggles to return to his wife amidst the fighting and devastation.

    Price: CDN$ 28.94

    • Bertie's New Year

    • Written by: L. M. Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Susie Berneis
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Bertie Ross has a few more deliveries to make for Sampson's store before the New Year's holiday. After a delivery at the Forbes' house, Dr. Forbes' daughters invite cold-looking Bertie in to get warm and ask why he isn't wearing mittens. Explaining that he lent them to his sickly brother William John, the sisters hatch a plan to provide a proper New Year's celebration with the Ross brothers and provide them with a little holiday warmth in the meantime. 

    Price: CDN$ 3.50

    • Midworld

    • Written by: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
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    From the rich imagination of science-fiction great Alan Dean Foster comes the story of Midworld, a Humanx Commonwealth planet that's equally fragile and hostile. Covered by a lush rainforest, Midworld is home to a primitive society that lives in harmony with the natural world. But the arrival of an exploitative human company, whose workers know nothing of Midworld's delicate ecosystem, sparks a conflict. Should Midworld's villagers aid the humans or stand against them? 

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • The Dog in the Manger

    • An Aesop Fable for You to Find the Meaning
    • Written by: Rich Linville
    • Narrated by: Serg Salinas
    • Length: 2 mins
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    This is an Aesop fable about a mean dog who wanders onto a farm where he does not belong. He sees the farmer in the dell driving his tractor. The farmer and an ox are pulling out an old tree stump. The mean dog decides to hide in the barn until sunset.

    Price: CDN$ 4.95

    • The Scarecrow of Oz

    • Written by: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
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    Cap’n Bill, a little girl named Trot, and Button-Bright are marooned in Jinxland, a mountainous region adjacent to Oz but separated by a bottomless chasm. While there, they get embroiled in a political rivalry between good King Kynd and the notorious usurper Krewl. When the Scarecrow gets wind of the trouble via Glinda’s Great Book of Records (a kind of precursor to the internet), he joins the fight between good and evil.  

    Price: CDN$ 28.94

    • The Patchwork Girl of Oz

    • Written by: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Erin Yuen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
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    A young munchkin boy named Ojo embarks on a quest to save his grandfather who has been petrified by a magician. On his quest, he is joined by a life-sized patchwork doll named Scraps. Along the way, he encounters Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Man. The seventh in the Oz books series, this novel was adapted into a 1914 silent film of the same name produced by L. Frank Baum’s Oz Film Manufacturing Company. 

    Price: CDN$ 28.94

    • Tik-Tok of Oz

    • Written by: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
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    Ann Soforth, a rival queen from the land of Oogaboo, raises an army to conquer Oz. Newcomers Betsy Bobbin and her loyal mule, Hank, team up with the Shaggy Man, Ozga, Polychrome, the rainbow’s daughter, and Tik-Tok to thwart Queen Ann and her army of 17 men.  

    Price: CDN$ 28.94

    • Androcles and the Lion

    • Written by: George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated by: Ben Stevens, Jeff Moon, Sara Morsey, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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    Bernard Shaw based his "religious pantomime" Androcles and the Lion on the ancient fable of the runaway slave who pulls a painful thorn from a lion's paw, thereby making a lifelong friend. This tale of a puny Greek tailor triumphing over the Roman emperor is, as always with Shaw, a commentary on the politics of his time, with the emperor standing in for the British government and, indeed, all repressive regimes. 

    Price: CDN$ 10.71

    • The Unexplored Ibsen

    • Written by: Henrik Ibsen, K. G. Cross - translator
    • Narrated by: K. G. Cross, Andrew Harrington, Amanda Friday, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
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    This book contains two plays by Henrik Ibsen. Norma is a satirical opera designed as a dramatic parody of Vincenzo Bellini's opera Norma, in which the characters are portrayed as central figures in the political life of contemporary Norway. St. John's Night is a fairy-tale comedy that takes place during a midsummer feast on a farm in Telemark. It is inspired by many sources, most notably A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, and features many of the same themes.

    Price: CDN$ 12.52

    • Wet Magic

    • Written by: E. Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
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    Four children rescue a mermaid and plunge into a great sea adventure. As with many of Ms. Nesbit's works, behind the "children's" story is some rather incisive commentary on "grown-up" issues. 

    Price: CDN$ 20.16

    • The Prophet

    • Written by: Kahlil Gibran
    • Narrated by: Sean Murphy
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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    "The Prophet" is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English in 1923 by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. In the book, the prophet Almustafa who has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses many issues of life and the human condition.

    Price: CDN$ 1.18

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