Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 6

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In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious short stories from all corners of the world. Some of the stories appeared in this collection for the first time translated into English, and many of them come from unexpected sources, such as the letters of Pliny the Younger, or a Tibetan manuscript. In the sixth and last volume, we find stories of Oriental origin. (Summary by Leni)

Genre(s): Horror & Supernatural Fiction, Detective Fiction, Suspense, Espionage, Political & Thrillers

Language: English

Group: Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 00 Introduction: A World-Old Web of Oriental Tales Charles Johnston Etext Leni
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Play 01 The Power of Eloquence (Japanese) Etext Martin Gradwell
00:22:26
Play 02 The Dishonest Goldsmith and the Ingenious Painter (Turkish) Etext Martin Gradwell
00:09:55
Play 03 The Craft of the Three Sharpers, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Katie Riley
00:23:32
Play 04 The Cheerful Workman, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Katie Riley
00:04:37
Play 05 The Robber and the Woman, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Katie Riley
00:07:10
Play 06 The Wonderful Stone (Chinese) Etext Phil Chenevert
00:11:31
Play 07 The Weaver Who Became a Leach, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Malane
00:09:47
Play 08 Visakha (Tibetan) Etext Mary Schneider
00:16:03
Play 09 Told by the Constable, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext John O
00:19:20
Play 10 The Unjust Sentence (Chinese) Etext Max Körlinge
00:07:54
Play 11 The Scar on the Throat, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Malane
00:41:56
Play 12 Devasmitá (Sanskrit) Etext excessory
00:19:05
Play 13 The Sharpers and the Moneylender, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Elanor
00:05:15
Play 14 The Withered Hand (Turkish) Etext Crln Yldz Ksr
00:06:32
Play 15 The Melancholist and the Sharper, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Elanor
00:04:05
Play 16 Lakshadatta and Labdhadatta (Sanskrit) Etext Max Körlinge
00:10:08
Play 17 The Cunning Crone, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Jason Bennett
00:06:34
Play 18 Judgement of a Solomon (Chinese) Etext Michael Reuss
00:08:05
Play 19 The Sultan and his Three Sons, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Michael Reuss
00:13:15
Play 20 A Tale of a Demon (Sanskrit) Etext Michael Reuss
00:28:11
Play 21 The Jar of Olives and the Boy Kazir, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Michael Reuss
00:23:45
Play 22 Another Solomon (Chinese) Etext Ana
00:03:35
Play 23 Calamity Ahmad and Habzalam Bazazah, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Easton
00:55:31
Play 24 A Man-hating Maiden (Sanskrit) Etext Jason Bennett
00:15:05
Play 25 Told by the Constable, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Easton
00:18:35
Play 26 The Clever Thief (Tibetan) Etext Mary Schneider
00:08:45
Play 27 The King Who Made Mats (Persian) Etext Malane
00:13:00
Play 28 The Brahman Who Lost His Treasure (Sanskrit) Etext Malane
00:04:42
Play 29 The Duel of the Two Sharpers, from the Thousand and One Nights Etext Lars Rolander (1942-2016)
00:20:22
Play 30 The Lady and the Kazi (Persian) Etext Lars Rolander (1942-2016)
00:19:06
Play 31 Mahaushadha (Tibetan) Etext Mary Schneider
00:05:54
Play 32 Avicenna and the Observant Young Man (Turkish) Etext Crln Yldz Ksr
00:06:38
Play 33 A Conjurer's Confession, part I Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin Etext Lars Rolander (1942-2016)
00:10:56 en
Play 34 A Conjurer's Confession, part II Etext Lars Rolander (1942-2016)
00:36:10
Play 35 A Conjurer's Confession, part III Etext Lars Rolander (1942-2016)
00:23:25
Play 36 A Conjurer's Confession, part IV Etext Lars Rolander (1942-2016)
00:14:42
Play 37 Fraudulent Spiritualism Unveiled, part 1 David P. Abbott Etext Phil Chenevert
00:22:24 en
Play 38 Fraudulent Spiritualism Unveiled, part 2 Etext Phil Chenevert
00:22:35
Play 39 Fraudulent Spiritualism Unveiled, part 3 Etext Phil Chenevert
00:33:31
Play 40 Fraudulent Spiritualism Unveiled, part 4 Etext Phil Chenevert
00:08:08
Play 41 More Tricks of Spiritualists Hereward Carrington Etext Phil Chenevert
00:24:47 en
Play 42 How Spirits Materialize Anonymous Etext Phil Chenevert
00:31:34 en