Coffee Break Collection 23 -- Mysteries, Riddles and Conundrums

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This is the twenty-third Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select English language public domain works of about 15 minutes or less in duration -- perfect to listen to during commutes, workouts or coffee breaks. The topic for this collection is Mysteries, Riddles and Conundrums. Short mystery fiction, puzzles that have baffled generations, whether solved or unsolved and anything our forefathers have struggled to explain. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, prose, essays...who knows what you will discover?

Genre(s): Anthologies

Language: English

Group: Coffee Break Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Advice From A Caterpillar, Chapter 5 of Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll Etext Michele Fry
00:14:39
Play 02 AD 1048 And the Case of Diabolical Sorcery in Rome by Roger of Wendover Roger of Wendover Etext Craig Campbell
00:03:47
Play 03 Cleopatra—How did She Die? By John Elfreth Watkins John Elfreth Watkins Etext Andrea Kotzer
00:07:05 en
Play 04 The Conclave of the Universe by Stanton A. Coblentz Stanton A. Coblentz Etext Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:02:42
Play 05 Conscious by Wilfred Owen Wilfred Owen Etext ChadH94
00:01:14
Play 06 The Disappearance of Dorothy Arnold by John Elfreth Watkins John Elfreth Watkins Etext Andrea Kotzer
00:07:06 en
Play 07 A Fable by Mark Twain Mark Twain Etext William Allan Jones
00:06:15
Play 08 How Rome Fell to the Visigoths by Procopius Procopius Etext Craig Campbell
00:09:35 en
Play 09 Jack the Ripper by John Elfreth Watkins John Elfreth Watkins Etext Andrea Kotzer
00:07:01 en
Play 10 Madness by Rainer Maria Rilke Rainer Maria Rilke Etext ChadH94
00:01:26
Play 11 A Mad Tea-Party, Chapter VII from Alice In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll Etext Michele Fry
00:15:21
Play 12 Mr. Bloke's Item by Mark Twain Mark Twain Etext Anita Sloma-Martinez
00:08:14
Play 13 The Mysterious Origins of Fires by James Scott James Scott Etext Garth Burton
00:08:22
Play 14 1619 And The Negro in Virginia by C. Braxton Bryan Braxton Bryan Etext Craig Campbell
00:05:55 en
Play 15 On Teaching by Kalil Gibran Kahlil Gibran Etext ChadH94
00:01:42
Play 16 The Smart Mystery by Anonymous Anonymous Etext Colleen McMahon
00:03:05
Play 17 The Strange Escape of the King's Jester: The Mysterious Rope by Henry Ernest Dudeney Henry Ernest Dudeney Etext KevinS
00:03:48
Play 18 Solution to The Strange Escape of the King's Jester: The Mysterious Ropebby Henry Ernest Dudeney Etext KevinS
00:01:37
Play 19 The Squires Christmas Puzzle Party -- Three Teacups by Ernest Dudeney Henry Ernest Dudeney Etext KevinS
00:04:39 en
Play 20 Solution to the Squires Christmas Puzzle Party -- Three Teacups by Ernest Dudeney Henry Ernest Dudeney Etext KevinS
00:03:04 en