Coffee Break Collection 010 - War and Conflict


This is the tenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in length. These are great for work/study breaks, commutes, workouts, or any time you'd like to hear a whole story and only have a few minutes to devote to listening. The theme for this collection is "war and conflict" - From battles to pub brawls to divorce, studying human conflict has produced some of the most powerful pieces of writing. Summary by Rosie

Genre(s): General Fiction, Short Stories

Language: English

Group: Coffee Break Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 A Droving Yarn Henry Lawson Etext Son of the Exiles
00:08:30 en
Play 02 The Second Comfort Of Whoring - Answer'd Unknown Etext Rosslyn Carlyle
00:01:48 en
Play 03 Lepanto G. K. Chesterton Etext Patrick Wallace
00:10:01 en
Play 04 To Lucasta, Going to the Wars Richard Lovelace Etext Patrick Wallace
00:01:21 en
Play 05 A March in the Ranks Hard-Prest and the Road Unknown Walt Whitman Etext Winston Tharp
00:03:17 en
Play 06 Fall In, My Men, Fall In Henry Lawson Etext Son of the Exiles
00:03:12 en
Play 07 A Speculation on English History Anonymous Etext Garth Burton
00:14:41 en
Play 08 The Anti-Slavery Alphabet Anonymous Etext Rosslyn Carlyle
00:06:55 en
Play 09 Chapter IV, Book I of "The Adventurous Simplicissimus" Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen Etext DomBombadil
00:06:51 en
Play 10 The Bronckhorst Divorce Case Rudyard Kipling Etext Rosie
00:11:20 en
Play 11 Two Military Executions Ambrose Bierce Etext David Mack
00:05:49 en
Play 12 Sentry Fredric Brown Etext Rosslyn Carlyle
00:02:57 en
Play 13 The Battles of Lewes and Evesham Laura Valentine Etext Garth Burton
00:10:32 en
Play 14 Recrudescence of South's Intolerance William Allison Sweeney Etext Bellona Times
00:11:16 en
Play 15 Selections From Childe Harold's Pilgrimage George Gordon, Lord Byron Etext Son of the Exiles
00:04:12 en
Play 16 Sumter; A Ballad of 1861 E. O. Murden Etext Olivereading
00:07:56 en
Play 17 The Hero And Tin Soldiers Henry van Dyke Etext Bill Mosley
00:09:55 en
Play 18 Extract from the Life of Adam Martindale Adam Martindale Etext Patrick Wallace
00:14:09 en
Play 19 The Ordered Away Mrs J. J. Jacobus Etext Olivereading
00:04:42 en
Play 20 Thinking Of The Soldiers Anonymous Etext Olivereading
00:04:04 en