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    • Fifty Enthralling Short Stories

    • Written by: W. F. Harvey, Rudyard Kipling, J. D. Beresford, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 26 mins
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    A fascinating and varied collection of 50 great classic short stories, including ghost stories, crimes, humorous tales and passionate romance.

    Price: CDN$ 128.93

    • The World's Best Classic Short Stories

    • Written by: O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
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    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories.

    Price: CDN$ 68.32

    • Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    • Written by: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saki, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Martin Jarvis, Hugh Laurie, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
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    The fifth volume in CSA Word's massively popular complete and unabridged ‘Short Stories’ collection is bound to please. With something for everyone this collection of classic stories read by only the best-suited and most established readers will delight the ears as a vintage wine excites the gullet; The Vintage Collection is audible gold. Features eye-catching typographical series design.

    Price: CDN$ 17.75

    • The Awakening (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
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    On vacation in Grand Isle, Louisiana, a married woman falls in love with a charming, attentive young man. The relationship spurs Edna Pontellier to explore her longing for independence and creative fulfillment. It also compels her to defy conventions, rejecting the constraints of marriage and motherhood. First published in 1899, Kate Chopin's novel drew criticism for its daring portrayal of female infidelity. Rediscovered decades later, it is now lauded for its lyricism, honesty, and astute social commentary.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The Awakening

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Susie Berneis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
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    Unsatisfied with the expectations of Creole society and unhappy with her family life, Edna Pontellier begins to fall in love with the dapper Robert Lebrun. Lebrun's flirtations, along with the lifestyle of renowned musician Mademoiselle Reisz, rejuvenates Edna's sense of freedom and independence. However, an affair with the womanizer Alcee Arobin provides Edna with a taste of the danger that comes with living outside of social convention.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Kate Chopin Collection

    • The Awakening and Selected Short Stories
    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Victoria Mcgee, Jane Leclercq
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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    From 1892 to 1895, Chopin wrote short stories for both children and adults which were published in such magazines as Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, The Century Magazine, and The Youth's Companion. Her major works were two short story collections, Bayou Folk (1894) and A Night in Acadie (1897). Her important short stories included "Desiree's Baby", a tale of miscegenation in antebellum Louisiana (published in 1893), "The Story of an Hour" (1894), and "The Storm "(1898).

    Price: CDN$ 9.40

    • The Awakening

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Kitty Hendrix
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
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    The Awakening, a novel by Kate Chopin, was first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf Coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South. It is widely seen as a landmark work of early feminism with themes that are still relevant today.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Classic Women's Short Stories

    • Written by: George Eliot, Edith Wharton, Katherine Mansfield, and others
    • Narrated by: Emma Hignett, Bart Wolffe, Emma Topping, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
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    A sparkling collection of short stories by leading female authors including “Miss Brill” by Katharine Mansfield, “The Lifted Veil” by George Eliot and “A Venetian Night's Entertainment” by Edith Wharton.

    Price: CDN$ 13.65

    • The Awakening

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Alexandra O’Karma
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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    This scandalous turn-of-the-century story follows 28-year-old Edna Pontellier, wife and mother, who one day awakens to the pangs of passion for the first time in her life. But societal restraints place limits on any kind of authentic expression of desire. Her final gesture is a defiant, desperate reach for freedom.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • The Best American Short Stories

    • Written by: Edgar Allan Poe, Hermann Melville, Mark Twain, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
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    A wonderful collection of short stories" by some of the all-time great American writers: 1. "The Diamond Lens" by Fitz James O’Brien; 2. "Titbottom’s Spectacles" by George William Curtis; 3. "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe; 4. "The Eyes of the Panther" by Ambrose Bierce; 5. "The Lightning Rod Man" by Hermann Melville; 6. "Seeds" by Sherwood Anderson; 7. "Who Was She?" by Bayard Taylor; 8. "The Man who stole a Meeting House" by John Townsend Trowbridge; 9. "Memoirs of a Yellow Dog" by O. Henry

    Price: CDN$ 27.32

    • The Great American Short Story Collection

    • 40 Outstanding Tales by American Writers
    • Written by: Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A thoroughly engaging collection of great classic tales by the very best American authors. 1. 'From Beyond' by H. P. Lovecraft 2. 'The Mysterious Card and the Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett 3. 'Pigs Is Pigs' by Ellis Parker Butler 4. 'The Club of One-Eyed Men' by Arthur Somers Roche 5. 'Afterward' by Edith Wharton 6. 'The Furnished Room' by O. Henry 7. 'A Descent into the Maelström' by Edgar Allan Poe 8. 'Regret' by Kate Chopin 9. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft 10. 'The Dumb Man' by Sherwood Anderson

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor narrator, nice stories

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    Price: CDN$ 122.99

    • Great Classic Stories III

    • 22 Unabridged Classics
    • Written by: Herman Melville, Kate Chopin, Willa Cather, and others
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle, Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
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    A great new collection of classic short fiction, brilliantly read by a selection of narrators. Includes the following stories: "The Lightening-Rod Man" by Herman Melville, "One of the Missing" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Leopard Man's Story" by Jack London, "Tennessee's Partner" by Bret Harte, "The New Catacomb" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "A Pair of Silk Stockings" by Kate Chopin, "My Watch" and "The Widow's Protest" by Mark Twain, "An Ideal Family" by Kate Mansfield, "A Painful Case" by James Joyce, "Small Fry" by Anton Chekhov, and more!

    Price: CDN$ 20.32

    • The Kiss

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Keira Grace
    • Length: 6 mins
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    In this story of a woman’s plan to get a wealthy husband, Nathalie’s plans are almost spoiled by the action of a family friend, but she explains the situation on time. In the end, she marries Mr Brantain and his millions. 

    Price: CDN$ 2.44

    • The Unexpected

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Catherine Westfield
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Randall and Dorothea seem to be very much in love, but Dorothea hesitates, not wishing to lose her independence. She eventually goes to the countryside, as an affirmation of her freedom and refusal top submit to societal control.  

    Price: CDN$ 2.44

    • Beyond the Bayou

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Alice Greendale
    • Length: 15 mins
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    "Beyond the Bayou" is about La Folle, an African American woman and former slave, who overcomes her crippling and irrational childhood fear of passing an imaginary territorial line or going beyond the bayou. 

    Price: CDN$ 2.44

    • A Respectable Woman

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Alice Greendale
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "A Respectable Woman", first published in Vogue in 1894, is quintessential Chopin and shows us the full extent of her skill as a short-story writer. The story centers around Mrs. Baroda, who, somewhat reluctantly, is playing the gracious host to her husband’s surprise guest, Gouvernail, an old friend of her husband’s from college. The story delves into Mrs. Baroda’s psychology as she struggles with her desires versus her self-made image and self-opinion. 

    Price: CDN$ 2.44

    • The Locket

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Alice Greendale
    • Length: 14 mins
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    The short story focuses on two lovers torn apart by the American Civil War and the locket that inexorably binds them together.  

    Price: CDN$ 2.44

    • A Shameful Affair

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Nelle Watters
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Mildred Orme visits the Kraummer farm and becomes infatuated by an attractive young farmhand. She finds him at a fishing pond, and while trying to teach her to fish, they end up kissing passionately. She feels guilty and then receives a letter which reveals the identity of the young man.

    Price: CDN$ 2.44

    • The Storm

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Alice Greendale
    • Length: 13 mins
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    An intense story of love, lust, and betrayal set amidst an intense storm in the American South, The Storm is the sequel to At the 'Cadian Ball by American novelist Kate Chopin. Beautifully crafted and a considered a groundbreaking work of fiction when it was published, it candidly discusses sexual passion and extramarital affairs.

    Price: CDN$ 2.44

    • The Awakening

    • Written by: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Sarah Jane Barry
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
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    When first published in 1899, "The Awakening" shocked readers with its honest treatment of female marital infidelity. Audiences accustomed to the pieties of late Victorian romantic fiction were taken aback by Chopin's daring portrayal of a woman trapped in a stifling marriage, who seeks and finds passionate physical love outside the confines of her domestic situation.

    Price: CDN$ 1.18

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