Book Audios

The advent and progress of books as they have evolved over time has driven knowledge, economies, beliefs, group identification and pleasure since early times.

By the later part of 1939, Orson Welles and his Mercury-Theatre-on-the-Air players were sponsored by Campbell Soup.

Edgar Allan Poe published a poem entitled "Imitation," in 1827.

Mark Twain published his famous book, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, in Britain (in December of 1884) and in America (in February of 1885).

After he leaves the house, around midnight, Huck Finn joins his buddy, Tom Sawyer.

Huck Finn's father - whom his boy calls "Pap" - has not been in his son's life for awhile.

Huck Finn is sceptical about many things, but he is also a realist.

Huck Finn has a father who beats him.

In William Shakespeare's opinion, the life of a person - who lives to old age - consists of seven stages.

William Blake (1757-1827) was a young man, in his late teens, when he witnessed the "Gordon Riots" in London.

Have a listen as Charles Dickens begins his famous story with these words: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."

As the action begins, in Dickens' famous tale, the Dover mail coach is making its way on a Friday night.

Jerry Cruncher, the messenger, is bothered by the direction he's received from Jarvis Lorry: "Jerry, say that my answer was, RECALLED TO LIFE.

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