Charles Dickens, Zane Grey, H.G. Wells, und andere
Matthew Taylor, Sam Ryan, Helen Leonard
Spieldauer: 93 Std. und 9 Min.
4 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars
This Audiobook contains the following works: "The Island of Doctor Moreau" [H.G. Wells], "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" [Thomas Hardy], "The Call of Cthulhu" [H.P Lovecraft], "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" [Mark Twain], "The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" [Robert Louis Stevenson], "Crime and Punishment" [Fyodor Dostoyevsky], "Wuthering Heights" [Emily Brontë], "A Christmas Carol" [Charles Dickens], "The jungle book" [Rudyard Kipling], "The Border Legion" [Zane Grey].
In this thrilling story of a hunting trip with Buffalo Jones, Zane Grey speaks firsthand of the great man's courage and prowess; how he roped the ferocious cougar and took it, clawing and spitting, back to camp; how he nearly captured White King, the glorious leader of a herd of wild mustangs; and how the whole party made camp under the aurora borealis and hunted polar wolves.
In Cottonwoods, Utah, in 1871, a woman stands accused and a man is sentenced to whipping. Into this travesty of small-town justice rides the one man whom the town elders fear. His name is Lassiter, and he is a notorious gunman who's come to avenge his sister's death. It doesn't take Lassiter long to see that this once peaceful Mormon community is controlled by the corrupt Deacon Tull, a powerful elder who's trying to take the woman's land by forcing her to marry him, branding her foreman as a dangerous 'outsider'.
"The Lone Star Ranger" is a Western novel by Zane Grey. The story takes place in Texas, and numerous main characters are Texas Rangers, a famous band of highly adept law enforcement officials. Buck Duane becomes an outlaw and then redeems himself in the eyes of the law. Though an outlaw is not always a crook, if the Rangers say he is an outlaw, it's just as bad - he's a hunted man. After killing a man in self-defense, Duane is compelled to 'go on the dodge'. At an outlaw hideaway, he meets a captured, beautiful young woman and wishes to see her free.
An unwanted burro becomes the legendary partner of Tappan - wanderer, hunter, prospector and loner. Together they face everything man and nature can hurl at them, from sly swindlers and claim-jumping murderers to the midnight furnace winds of Death Valley and the killer snows of the high range.
It tells the story of a cold hearted man named Jack Kells who falls in love with Miss Joan Randle, a girl his legion has taken captive near the Idaho border. It was made into a movie of the same name in 1924 and again in 1930.
This classic novel of the Western genre tells the story of Lassiter, avenger in black, who comes to a distant Utah town just in time to save a young and beautiful rancher named Jane Withersteen from being forced to marry a Mormon elder. Lassiter is also on a job of his own, leading him to a secret grave on Jane's grounds.
"The Shortstop" is a novel by Zane Grey a baseball insider about a 17 years old boy, who fights his way to success, and saves his mother and brother out of poverty. Excerpt from the book: "I am going to be a baseball player." He waited quietly for her refusal, her reproach, her arguments, ready to answer them one by one. "I won’t let you be a ball player." "Mother, since father left us to shift for ourselves I’ve been the head of the house. I never disobeyed you before, but now - I’ve thought it out. I’ve made my plan."
Nophai, an extremely intelligent and talented "Indian with the mind of a white man" attempts to reacclimate into the world he left 18 years earlier. A task made more difficult by the fact he and a white woman have fallen in love. Corrupt missionaries and Indian agents only add to his conflict.
Young Texas Ranger Russ Sittell is undercover searching for the head of a gang of rustlers - working with his ranger mentor and idol, Vaughn Steele. Staying undercover is difficult. Both rangers have difficulty staying focused while falling in love - can they uncover the criminals and keep love in its rightful place? Zane Grey tells the story in The Rustlers of Pecos County.
"The Lone Star Ranger" is a Western novel that takes place in Texas, the Lone Star State, and several main characters are Texas Rangers, a famous band of highly capable law enforcement officers. It follows the life of Buck Duane, a man who becomes an outlaw and then redeems himself in the eyes of the law.
Return with us to those thrilling days of yesteryear as Mike Vendetti narrates this early Zane Grey novel of hardy pioneers taming the wild west. Yes, despite the difficult times, romance flourishes and the bad guys are eliminated almost single-handedly as our heroes Jonathan Zane and his sidekick Lew “Deathwind” Wetzel fight their way through mud, blood, gore, savage Indians, and despicable outlaws, to make the land safe for pioneer families as they settle the wild west.
Travel along as Mike Vendetti narrates this outstanding true account of a trip made in 1909 by Zane Grey and a plainsman, Buffalo Jones, through the Grand Canyon to lasso a cougar. That’s right lasso. Throw a rope around. That’s equivalent to catching one by the tail. From narrator Mike Vendetti: As I narrated this book, I found fact to be as exciting as fiction. This part of the West was relatively wild and untamed at this time. Wolves, wild horses, buffalo and other wildlife were quite prevalent, and the Indians were not that friendly.
Continuing to tell the stories of the Wild West and the men and women who tamed it, J Rodney Turner presents the first in a series of Zane Grey titles with The Last of the Plainsmen - the story of how Grey accompanied the great Buffalo Jones on an epic hunt for many of the wild North American beasts known for their strength and agility, not to kill but to tame. Most importantly among these creatures is the American buffalo and his effort to save them from being wiped off the great western plains.
Panguitch is king of the wild mustangs. A magnificent stallion the color of a lion, except for his black mane and tail, he has been unsuccessfully sought for years by a number of horse hunters. Chane Weymer can hardly believe when the Paiute Chief, Toddy Nokin, confides in him, a white man, that Panguitch and his herd are on Wild Horse Mesa in Utah. How can a herd of horses be on the insurmountable mesa?