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Wonder Tales: Favorite Fairy Tales From Around the World Audiobook

Wonder Tales: Favorite Fairy Tales From Around the World

This collection of forty fairy tales contains well-known favorites from authors like the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Oscar Wilde, Charles Perrault, Madame de Beaumont, and Joseph Jacobs. It also collects rare gems from folk tale traditions around the world, from Germany to China, from Scandinavia to Arabia, from Russia to Japan, and from Italy to Canada. These beautiful, frightening, funny, romantic, and whimsical stories will introduce you to princesses in peril, beastly brides and grooms, adults and children behaving badly, daring and adventurous girls, and clever and devious tricksters. These wondrous tales will be enjoyed by listeners both young and old.

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B. J. Harrison Reads The Happy Prince and Other Tales Audiobook

B. J. Harrison Reads The Happy Prince and Other Tales

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: B. J. Harrison Release Date: December 2020

B.J. Harrison reads 'The Happy Prince and Other Tales' which consists of various children’s stories by Oscar Wilde. Originally published in 1888, the work includes five memorable stories: 'The Happy Prince', 'The Nightingale and the Rose', 'The Selfish Giant', 'The Devoted Friend' and 'The Remarkable Rocket'. It features unforgettable characters, such as the happy prince who has never experienced sorrow and a nightingale who accepts a rose for the ultimate sacrifice. These tales have inspired countless different adaptations, including the 1974 animated film 'The Happy Prince', featuring Christopher Plummer as the voice of the prince himself. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish author, poet and playwright, who became one of the most famous – as well as scandalous – playwrights in London in the late 19th century. Wilde is remembered for his witty plays, such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and his Gothic novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', set in the Victorian era. His works have lived on in stage and film adaptations. Recent adaptations of his stories include the film 'Dorian Gray'(2009), with Ben Barnes as the famous main character.

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B. J. Harrison Reads The Canterville Ghost Audiobook

B. J. Harrison Reads The Canterville Ghost

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: B. J. Harrison Release Date: December 2020

B.J. Harrison breathes life into one of Oscar Wilde’s first short stories, 'The Canterville Ghost'. The American Hiram B. Otis and his family move to a castle in Canterville Chase in the English countryside. They soon discover that they are not alone in the castle and that the ghost of an old tenant, Sir Simon de Canterville, is with them. Yet the family is not so easily scared, even if the ghost can take many shapes and forms. The short story from the late 19th century mixes humor with the macabre. It has seen countless stage and screen adaptations, including the 1974 film adaptation 'The Canterville Ghost', featuring James Whitmore. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish author, poet and playwright, who became one of the most famous – as well as scandalous – playwrights in London in the late 19th century. Wilde is remembered for his witty plays, such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and his Gothic novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', set in the Victorian era. His works have lived on in stage and film adaptations. Recent adaptations of his stories include the film 'Dorian Gray'(2009), with Ben Barnes as the famous main character.

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B. J. Harrison Reads Lord Arthur Savile's Crime Audiobook

B. J. Harrison Reads Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: B. J. Harrison Release Date: December 2020

Sometimes self-fulfilling prophecies are not all they seem. Lord Arthur Savile is a young British aristocrat about to get married. Mr. Podgers tells people’s fortunes, and he has bad news for the groom: he will commit murder. Unable to get the thought off his mind, he decides to get it over with before entering into marriage, but things do not go as planned. Hear the darkly humorous short story 'Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime' by Oscar Wilde from the late 19th century brought to life by B.J. Harrison. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish author, poet and playwright, who became one of the most famous – as well as scandalous – playwrights in London in the late 19th century. Wilde is remembered for his witty plays, such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and his Gothic novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', set in the Victorian era. His works have lived on in stage and film adaptations. Recent adaptations of his stories include the film 'Dorian Gray'(2009), with Ben Barnes as the famous main character.

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B. J. Harrison Reads The Devoted Friend Audiobook

B. J. Harrison Reads The Devoted Friend

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: B. J. Harrison Release Date: December 2020

'The Devoted Friend' from the 19th century is an unconventional classic for children and adults alike. The Water-rat tells the story of Big Hugh and his friend Hans, whose friendship is not what it seems, and certainly not easy. This story within the story tells of friendship, its importance and how it can go wrong. This ageless fairy tale is a dark and funny short story created by Oscar Wilde is now read by B.J. Harrison. It was also adapted into an animated TV movie in 2003 called 'Wilde Stories: The Devoted Friend.' B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish author, poet and playwright, who became one of the most famous – as well as scandalous – playwrights in London in the late 19th century. Wilde is remembered for his witty plays, such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and his Gothic novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', set in the Victorian era. His works have lived on in stage and film adaptations. Recent adaptations of his stories include the film 'Dorian Gray'(2009), with Ben Barnes as the famous main character.

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B. J. Harrison Reads The Ballad of Reading Gaol Audiobook

B. J. Harrison Reads The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: B. J. Harrison Release Date: December 2020

'Yet each man kills the thing he loves / By each let this be heard / Some do it with a bitter look / Some with a flattering word/ The coward does it with a kiss, /The brave man with a sword!' Oscar Wilde’s poem 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol' depicts an execution and the harsh circumstances of life in prison. Based on Wilde’s own experience in prison, the poem contains details that do not judge but simply describe, in poetic terms, that which both horrifies and moves. The famous ballad from the late 19th century has lived on in popular culture and been quoted in famous works, such as the cult novel 'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess from 1962. Hear the epic lines now read by B.J. Harrison. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish author, poet and playwright, who became one of the most famous – as well as scandalous – playwrights in London in the late 19th century. Wilde is remembered for his witty plays, such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and his Gothic novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', set in the Victorian era. His works have lived on in stage and film adaptations. Recent adaptations of his stories include the film 'Dorian Gray'(2009), with Ben Barnes as the famous main character.

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B. J. Harrison Reads The Importance of Being Earnest Audiobook

B. J. Harrison Reads The Importance of Being Earnest

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: B. J. Harrison Release Date: December 2020

In 'The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People', our main characters Algernon and Jack are tired of social obligations and have decided to lead a double life instead. However, nothing is simple when it comes to keeping secrets and several fates get entangled with the men’s questionable endeavours. This late-19th-century play by Oscar Wilde is considered a satire of its time, offering a critique of Victorian institutions, such as marriage. The play has seen numerous radio, film, opera and musical adaptations. These include the 1992 film 'The Importance of Being Earnest', starring Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth. Hear the classic as read by B.J. Harrison. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish author, poet and playwright, who became one of the most famous – as well as scandalous – playwrights in London in the late 19th century. Wilde is remembered for his witty plays, such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and his Gothic novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', set in the Victorian era. His works have lived on in stage and film adaptations. Recent adaptations of his stories include the film 'Dorian Gray'(2009), with Ben Barnes as the famous main character.

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B. J. Harrison Reads The Picture of Dorian Gray Audiobook

B. J. Harrison Reads The Picture of Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: B. J. Harrison Release Date: December 2020

B.J. Harrison reads the classic that has puzzled and delighted readers for over two centuries. Dorian Gray is a beautiful man, who has been immortalized in a painting. As he comes to the realization that his beauty will eventually fade, he makes a wish to never lose his beauty and retain eternal youth. Meanwhile, his age and sins continue to live on in his portrait. The late-19th-century classic by Oscar Wilde, a charming yet horrifying Gothic novel, has been adapted countless times to the screen. Recent adaptations include the 2009 film 'Dorian Gray', with Ben Barnes as the main character. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish author, poet and playwright, who became one of the most famous – as well as scandalous – playwrights in London in the late 19th century. Wilde is remembered for his witty plays, such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and his Gothic novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', set in the Victorian era. His works have lived on in stage and film adaptations. Recent adaptations of his stories include the film 'Dorian Gray'(2009), with Ben Barnes as the famous main character.

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The Picture of Dorian Gray Audiobook

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Alice Egan Release Date: December 2020

Do you want to listen to The Picture of Dorian Gray? If so then keep reading… In this celebrated work, his only novel, Wilde forged a devastating portrait of the effects of evil and debauchery on a young aesthete in late-19th-century England. Combining elements of the Gothic horror novel and decadent French fiction, the book centers on a striking premise: As Dorian Gray sinks into a life of crime and gross sensuality, his body retains perfect youth and vigor while his recently painted portrait grows day by day into a hideous record of evil, which he must keep hidden from the world. For over a century, this mesmerizing tale of horror and suspense has enjoyed wide popularity. It ranks as one of Wilde's most important creations and among the classic achievements of its kind. What are you waiting for, The Picture of Dorian Gray is one click away, start listening NOW!

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Sag's mit Rosen - Geschichten aus dem Rosengarten (ungekürzt) Audiobook

Sag's mit Rosen - Geschichten aus dem Rosengarten (ungekürzt)

Das Verschenken einer roten Rose ist seit jeher Ausdruck von Zuneigung und Liebe. So war es schon vor vielen tausenden von Jahren und so ist es bis heute geblieben. Einfache Bürger sowie Könige pflanzten sie an, hegten und pflegten sie und erfreuten sich ihrer schier unendlichen Pracht. Und auch in dem Garten der Literatur hat die Rose ihren festen Platz, denn Liebe und Geschichten gehören untrennbar zusammen. Die schönsten Gedichte und Geschichten finden Sie in diesem Hörbuch - Ein Rosengarten zum Hören...

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales Audiobook

The Happy Prince and Other Tales

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: November 2020

'The Happy Prince and Other Tales' (sometimes called 'The Happy Prince and Other Stories') is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888. It contains five stories: 'The Happy Prince', 'The Nightingale and the Rose', 'The Selfish Giant', 'The Devoted Friend', and 'The Remarkable Rocket'.

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The Canterville Ghost Audiobook

The Canterville Ghost

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Natalie Chisholm Release Date: November 2020

The American Otis family moves into the old English country house Canterville Chase. They are warned that the house is haunted before they move in but are unconcerned at first. They soon accept that the ghost is real but are not frightened by it. The ghost, who had been frightening all those who stayed at Canterville Chase for three hundred years, takes the Americans' unwillingness to be scared by him as a great insult. He grows to despise them all, except for the teenage daughter Virginia, who he feels is different from the rest of her family. At the end of the story, the ghost asks for Virginia's help to lift the curse which is on him and allow him to rest in peace.

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