A fresh contemporary design for A. S. Byatt´s celebrated anthology of English short stories The Oxford Book of English Short Stories.The 37 stories featured here are selected from the 19th and 20th centuries, by authors ranging from Dickens, Trollope, and Hardy to J. G. Ballard, Angela Carter, and Ian McEwan.
The Golden Age of the English short story lies from its first wide acceptance in the middle of the nineteenth century until the middle of the twentieth, a period when there were a great many outlets in Britain for shorter fictions. This title celebrates this period through some of the most widely known writers of the time.
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Book of Short Stories: Larry English
Easy Reading for ESL Students: Book 3 is a comprehensive audiobook designed especially for intermediate and advanced students of English as a Second Language. The book was developed and tested by full-time teachers of English. There are 12 stories accompanied by comprehension, vocabulary, speaking, and writing exercises. The stories are short (400-500 words). Each story and its exercises can be completed in 60 minutes. An American doctor is captured by an Indian tribe and taken into their village in the middle of the rain forest. His chances to survive are very small. Then something unbelievable happens, and he becomes the shaman. A policeman is arresting a man on the street in the middle of the night. When he looks at the man´s face, he can´t believe his eyes. Who is that man? After a road accident, a group of children are stuck in the mountains. Their bus driver and their teacher are hurt. It is dark and cold. The children are frightened. A boy prays for a miracle. And then the miracle happens. It´s dark. A man is running in the forest. Suddenly he hears voices. He stops and goes to see who is speaking. Then a big adventure unfolds. And many more... This book is for everybody who wants to improve their English. It´s fun to learn English by listening to interesting stories. This book comes with a PDF of the text of each story and accompanying exercises. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matt Armstrong. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/056994/bk_acx0_056994_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This audiobook is for everybody who wants to improve their English. It’s fun to learn English by listening to interesting stories.A young woman is looking for her diamond ring. She can’t find it. Then she remembers meeting a homeless man. Did he take her ring and disappear? A pack of trained wolf-like creatures are chasing a man in the forest. The man is trying to cross the border illegally. Suddenly they stop and refuse to attack him. Why? It’s a mystery since they have never let anybody pass before. There are thousands and thousands of Turkish soldiers around King John’s castle. They want to starve people out and overtake the castle. The king asks a witch who is in prison for help. Will she help him?A mountain climber finds an egg on the edge of a volcano. He takes it home. He wants to find out what is inside. It might be better for him not to know! And many more…The text of these stories is included with this audiobook as a free PDF download.PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth White. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/open/000092/bk_open_000092_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.