A selection of Poe’s greatest tales: The Purloined Letter, The Thousand And Second Tale Of Scheherazade, A Descent Into The Maelstrom, Von Kempelen And His Discovery, Mesmeric Revelation, The Facts In The Case Of M. Valedemar, The Black Cat, The Fall Of The House Of Usher, Silence, The Mask Of The Red Death, The Cask Of Amontillado, The Imp Of The Perverse, The Island Of The Fey, The Assignation, The Pit And The Pendulum, The Premature Burial, The Domain Of Arnheim.
A young mongoose protects his human family from two murderous cobras. English Nobel laureate Kipling's best story from The Jungle Book collection, "Rikki Tikki Tavi" has been adapted many times to film and television.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is the most famous supernatural wild chase in all of literature. One of the best known American short stories, this tale has been produced countless times for television and film. A halloween classic!
"The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood" by Charles Perrault is a classic French fairytale involving a beautiful princess, a sleeping enchantment, and a handsome prince. "There were formerly a king and a queen, who were so sorry that they had no children; so sorry that it cannot be expressed. They went to all the waters in the world; vows, pilgrimages, all ways were tried, and all to no purpose. At last, however, the Queen had a daughter."
Looking for God within the Kingdom of Religious Confusion
A. W. Schade
Curtis R. Sisco
Spieldauer: 3 Std. und 56 Min.
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A fictional bridge to the more comprehensive and non-fictional viewpoints on God, Religion, Secular and Spiritual values. Challenges the listener to reflect on their personal faith, or non-belief, and their tolerance of others with differing views. Devastated by his young daughter's tragic death, Jacob is determined to find God to ask Him why He allowed her tragedy to occur. No longer sure where to find Him, or if God truly exists, Jacob travels through the 'Ancient Gates of Abraham' to wander across the contradictory and prejudiced roads within the Kingdom of Religious Confusion.
LOS ANGELES VAPORIZED-9 MILLION DIE! 2015: Los Angeles is destroyed in the ELI Event, a space-weapon catastrophe that leads to a bleak and brutal distant future for all but the privileged few - unless rogue time-travelers from the twenty-fourth century can prevent the tragedy and mend the timeline. In an attempt to protect humanity from itself, the sentient computer ELI steals the weapon's code, but unwittingly makes his only friend, fifteen-year-old Robin Kirkland, a suspect in the sabotage and the target of a military manhunt.
Twins Brian and Brenda have just moved to Salem's Hollow, so they haven't quite learned their way around town - or made any friends. But their decision to explore an abandoned old mansion suddenly changes all that when they run into CeCe, Bill, and Toby, the current members of the Strange Days Society. They explain that the mansion, called Kulp's Manor, is believed to be haunted. After photographing the house for a paranormal website, they invite Brian and Brenda to join them that evening for the first official meeting of the Strange Days Society.
Elliott is hired to find a witness to a fatal auto accident that happened right outside his office building. Matt is hired to get the goods on a nasty neighbor who seems to be vandalizing his own property in an effort to frame his neighbor. But why?
"Al's Car" (Al, fresh out of prison, goes looking for the car he stashed his money in.), "April Fool" (George sets up an April Fool gag for his wife, but hadn’t planned on this....), "Beware the Ides of March" (You don’t really believe a fortune teller can tell you when you’ll die....), "Born to Be Wild" (The leaders of two biker gangs duke it out - with dire consequences for both.), "Buckle Up" (You’ve found the perfect way to get away with murdering your wife...or so you thought...), plus five more!
A century after his death, Grigory Rasputin remains fascinating: the Russian peasant with hypnotic eyes who befriended Tsar Nicholas II and helped destroy the Russian Empire, but the truth about his strange life has never fully been told. Written by the world's leading authority on Rasputin, this new biography draws on previously closed Soviet archives to offer new information on Rasputin's relationship with Empress Alexandra, sensational revelations about his sexual conquests, a re-examination of his murder, and more.
Sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol has never been out of print and has been adapted to film, opera, and other media.