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1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales

Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Edith Wharton, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories and captivating tales are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories using descriptive words and phrases.. We now offer new episodes twice weekly, Wednesdays at 5pm ET and Sundays at noon ET. Plus watch...

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Recent Episodes of 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales


PRISONER OF THE SOPHS and CALL FOR CANDIDATES   ZANE GREY   THE YOUNG PITCHER

PRISONER OF THE SOPHS and CALL FOR CANDIDATES ZANE GREY THE YOUNG PITCHER

Ken Ward, after talking to his coach not long after the great potato fight, is talked into walking over to the Sophmore dormirories to aplogize to the varsity basball captain, Dale- but Dale has other plans, and Ken and the coach find themselves trapped with no way out. 

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Some tips for Search: Author Names: Arthur Conan Doyle, Jack London, Robert Barr, Rudyard Kipling, Frank Stockton, Henry Cuyler Bunner (Humor), Lucy Maud Montgomery (Heartwarming), Willa Cather, Z...

Episode 14 July 2024 28m and 4s


BEST OF 1001  (#21 OF 470)   BRIGHTEN'S SISTER-IN-LAW  by HENRY LAWSON

BEST OF 1001 (#21 OF 470) BRIGHTEN'S SISTER-IN-LAW by HENRY LAWSON

This story was a great find and is still one of our best performing episodes. Australian writer Henry Lawson's dramatic tale told by a young husband who recalls hard times when he and his wife were raising a three year old in the Australian bush in the days just after the gold rush.

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Episode 12 July 2024 49m and 7s


THE VARSITY CAPTAIN and A GREAT ARM by ZANE GREY

THE VARSITY CAPTAIN and A GREAT ARM by ZANE GREY

The start of another great series of baseball short stories (the last one was "The Red-Headed Outfield)- this one being"The Young Pitcher'- the storyof a very young man who attends a large college as a freshman and soon learns what hazing is all about. His dream of playing baseball for that college seems to end when he punches the varsity captain of the baseball team during a rough hazing. In true Zane Grey style- this is a fast-moving story that will bring you in and keep you around for more. 

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Episode 10 July 2024 32m and 26s


THE STORY OF SIR PELIAS (CHAPS 1-2) FROM HOWARD PYLE'S 'THE STORY OF KING ARTHUR & HIS KNIGHTS

THE STORY OF SIR PELIAS (CHAPS 1-2) FROM HOWARD PYLE'S 'THE STORY OF KING ARTHUR & HIS KNIGHTS

Sir Pelias, one of King Arthur's top knights, makes a promise to Lady Guinevere that he will go on a mission to defend her honor, and leaves her company unarmed, promising he will capture another knight's armor and return with great deeds accomplished.

Episode 7 July 2024 46m and 51s


BEST OF 1001 (#20 OF 463)  BOULE DE SUIF (PT 2) by GUY DE MAUPASSANT

BEST OF 1001 (#20 OF 463) BOULE DE SUIF (PT 2) by GUY DE MAUPASSANT

In part two the travelers are growing more and more resentful of Boule de Suif as she continues to say no to the German officer- and they concoct devious ways to try to convince her that it is her patriotic duty to give in. Featured here: "La Marseilles" (near end), is the National Anthem of France. the song was written in 1792 by Claude Joseph Roget de Lisle in Strasbourg after the declaration of of war by France against Austria and was and is considered a patriotic war song. You might remember in Casablanca (at 1001 Heroes) in Rick's Bar, as...

Episode 5 July 2024 48m and 2s


BEST OF 1001 (#20 OF 463)   BOULE DE SUIF (PT. 1) by GUY de MAUPASSANT

BEST OF 1001 (#20 OF 463) BOULE DE SUIF (PT. 1) by GUY de MAUPASSANT

First published in April of 1880, "Boule de Suif" is one of Maupassant's most famous and important stories. The term 'Boule de Suif' is most often translated as "Dumpling" or "Ball of Lard". The use of this no longer acceptable term for bigness was prevalent in those days and society's upper crust felt no guilt in using it in the presence of persons they thought of as coming from a lower class. In this story a carriage load of persons escaping the German occupation of their city of Rouen, France are traveling to Havre where they believe their French countrymen...

Episode 5 July 2024 43m and 3s


THE LOADED DOG by HENRY LAWSON

THE LOADED DOG by HENRY LAWSON

A playful young black labrador gives three Australian gold miners a scare when he picks up a wrapped explosive charge and chases the scared miners with it, thinking its a game of fetch and return.

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Episode 3 July 2024 22m and 6s


THE WARRIOR MAID OF SAN CARLOS by ROBERT BARR

THE WARRIOR MAID OF SAN CARLOS by ROBERT BARR

A true story telling of the time young Horatio Nelson, while reconnoitering Fort San Carlos for the planned takeover of Nicaragua with a single ship, encountered the 16 year old daughter of the fort's commander as she was outside trying to gauge the size of the British ship. The exploits of the famous British Lord Nelson fill volumes- this was the story of how he lost his eye..

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Episode 30 June 2024 26m and 58s


#19 (of 462) BEST OF 1001     RIKKI TIKKI TAVI by RUDYARD KIPLING

#19 (of 462) BEST OF 1001 RIKKI TIKKI TAVI by RUDYARD KIPLING

A young mongoose is discovered half-drowned by an English family who take him into their home where he soon shows his gratitude by saving their lives more than once as he uses his skills to eliminate deadly snakes from the house and garden. A great classic from Rudyard Kipling.

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Episode 28 June 2024 34m and 59s


PLAIN FISHING by FRANK STOCKTON

PLAIN FISHING by FRANK STOCKTON

Our narrator tells a great fishing story whicfh begins at the home of an old local fisherman with two beautiful daughters and continues with a battle of wits between he and a huge trout followed by some good country advice.

Episode 26 June 2024 38m and 17s

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