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Classic Short Stories - AI Narrator

  • James Francis Dwyer - The bust of Lincoln - 1912

    9 MAY. 2024 · James Francis Dwyer - The bust of Lincoln (1912): In the poignant tale "The Bust of Lincoln," a fragile yet determined young man named John, confined by illness in a stifling room, finds solace and connection through an unlikely medium—a bust of Abraham Lincoln. As winter rages outside, John, grappling with the isolation of his condition, devises a method to communicate with the outside world, specifically with his dear friend Lulu, using the symbolic bust. The story unfolds in a small, snow-bound room where every breath and movement is a challenge. Yet, John's creative use of the Lincoln bust transforms his limited physical space into a stage for courage and quiet innovation. The narrative delves deep into themes of perseverance, the power of symbolic objects, and the profound impact of simple acts of communication. Rich with emotional depth and subtle humor, "The Bust of Lincoln" captures the essence of human resilience and the unspoken bonds that connect us all.
    53m 16s
  • Franz Kafka - The Metamorphosis

    24 MAR. 2024 · Franz Kafka - "The Metamorphosis" - is a profound tale that explores themes of alienation, identity, and the human condition. Kafka's celebrated literary style masterfully draws listeners into a bizarre yet strangely relatable universe, where the protagonist, Gregor Samsa, awakens to find himself transformed into a grotesque insect.
    1h 23m 26s
  • Franz Kafka - The Great Wall of China

    24 MAR. 2024 · Franz Kafka - "The Great Wall of China" is a mesmerizing story that interweaves themes of ambition, power, and the enigmatic nature of human endeavor. Kafka's masterful storytelling guides us through a series of reflections and anecdotes related to the construction of the colossal wall, revealing a deeper contemplation of time, authority, and the individual's place in history.
    31m 26s
  • Franz Kafka - In The Penal Colony

    24 MAR. 2024 · Franz Kafka - "In the Penal Colony" is a powerful story that delves into themes of justice, power, and the human psyche. Kafka's distinctive literary style vividly brings to life a haunting world, where an officer and a visitor confront the brutal mechanics of a penal system and its horrifying execution apparatus.
    1h 9m 59s
  • Franz Kafka - A Report for an Academy

    24 MAR. 2024 · Franz Kafka - "A Report to an Academy" is a thought-provoking tale that explores themes of identity, freedom, and the complex nature of human existence. Through the perspective of an ape who has adopted human ways, Kafka masterfully guides us through a series of reflections on adaptation, civilization, and the essence of humanity.
    22m 39s
  • Franz Kafka - A Hunger Artist

    24 MAR. 2024 · Franz Kafka - "A Hunger Artist" is a short story that explores themes of art, suffering, and the often misunderstood nature of the artist's dedication. The tale revolves around a performance artist known for his fasting feats, and his struggle for recognition in a world that cannot grasp the essence of his art.
    24m 29s
  • Edgar Allan Poe - Berenice

    24 MAR. 2024 · Edgar Allan Poe: "Berenice" is a short story that explores themes of obsession, decay, and the grotesque. The tale unfolds as the narrator becomes fixated on the teeth of his beloved cousin, Berenice, leading to a horrifying and unforgettable climax.
    20m 55s
  • Edgar Allan Poe - Eleonora

    23 MAR. 2024 · Edgar Allan Poe - "Eleonora" is a short story that delves into the depths of love and the pain of loss. The story is set in an idyllic and mystical valley, where the narrator recounts his passionate love for his cousin Eleonora, and the profound sorrow that follows her untimely death.
    14m 29s
  • Edgar Allan Poe - A Descent Into The Maelstrom

    23 MAR. 2024 · Edgar Allan Poe - "A Descent Into The Maelstrom" is a gripping tale that plunges into the harrowing experience of a mariner who recounts his fateful encounter with a massive whirlpool off the coast of Norway. Through his desperate struggle for survival, the story delves into themes of resilience, mortality, and the insignificance of humanity in the face of elemental fury.
    40m 18s
  • Edgar Allan Poe - The Spectacles

    29 FEB. 2024 · Edgar Allan Poe - The Spectacles: Explore the lighter side of Edgar Allan Poe with "The Spectacles", a humorous and satirical short story. This audiobook adaptation brings to life the tale of Monsieur Napoleon Bonaparte Froissart, who, against his grandmother's advice, neglects to wear glasses due to vanity. The story takes a comical turn when Froissart falls in love at first sight with a young woman at the opera, leading to a series of amusing and unexpected revelations. Unlike Poe's typical dark and gothic style, "The Spectacles" offers a playful and ironic look at the consequences of vanity and the importance of perception. A delightful listen for those who enjoy classic literature with a twist of humor.
    59m 1s

Welcome to the "Classic Short Stories Audiobook" podcast. Your go-to podcast for diving into the world of classic literature. Each episode brings to life the best short stories and novellas...

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Welcome to the "Classic Short Stories Audiobook" podcast. Your go-to podcast for diving into the world of classic literature. Each episode brings to life the best short stories and novellas from renowned authors, expanding your literary horizons with timeless tales. Our library is ever-growing, with regular additions of new books to ensure there's always something fresh for your listening pleasure. Narrated by an advanced AI, our podcast stands out for its consistent and smooth reading style, offering a unique listening experience that captures the essence of each story. Join us on this literary journey, where classic works are just a play button away.
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