Best heard with earphones. Welcome to the prelude to The Nouveau Stories. It was this Valentines to the woman whom he hopes to find who gave birth to The Nouveau Stories. And so the Gentleman begins the search to someday meet the Woman who can honestly feel what he describes in his rhetorical romantic conversations. A Gentleman who knows when not to be the perfect Gentleman. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nouveau. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/113461/bk_acx0_113461_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the world of the Victorian Club, it does not do for a gentleman to be seen to take an interest in any member of the working classes. How dreadfully inconvenient then, when the narrator's waiter, begins to display alarming tendencies towards having a personality, a home life, emotions and fears of his own. The last thing any respectable gentleman should do is permit himself to be drawn into this other dubious world...let alone entertain emotions such as interest or pity for the underclass. So our gentleman is at great pains to avoid all of this. Great pains. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cathy Dobson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/redd/000182/bk_redd_000182_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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A gentleman enjoying the morning over the River Seine waves to a steamer, and the nightmare begins. He believes he may be going insane, but then he begins to feel there is an entity that he cannot see invading his mind and his home. The entity is perhaps an invader from another world. Guy de Maupassant's tale of classic horror will enthrall you. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike Vendetti. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mike/000205/bk_mike_000205_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Alone in Paris, a gentleman from New York decides to attend the theater. It begins innocently enough, until a beautiful lady passes his table and then returns and drops a card on the table. The message is written in French, and he does not understand what is written there; and it seems that anyone who can read what is written on the card become so aghast that they refused to tell the gentleman what it says. Things go downhill from there, particularly when his wife, who is fluent in the language, reads the card. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike Vendetti. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mike/001203/bk_mike_001203_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
James Matthew Barrie (1860 – 1937) was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie’s short story The Inconsiderate Waiter is a humorous take on the British class system of 1898. At the Victorian Club, it is improper for an upper-class gentleman to be seen to take an interest in any concerns of a member of the working class. So when William, the narrator's waiter, begins to display signs of having a personality and feelings, the respectable gentleman experienced much discomfort. The Inconsiderate Waiter is an intriguing look at the battle between a man’s social status and his humanity. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kyle Kesses. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/yurt/001609/bk_yurt_001609_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
England 1888 After forfeiting his wife to the company of other men, Sir James Addison, a notable English poet and gentleman, begins descending into a demented melancholy that prompts him to move from his elaborate estate in Oxfordshire to the London's seedy borough of Soho. Soon after his arrival in Soho, Sir James begins yielding to the intoxicating effects of laudanum and to the whims of his madness, just as his memory begins lapsing and Jack the Ripper begins his campaign of terror. Plagued by the persistent presence of an inordinately large raven, and hellish nightmares of his forthcoming death, Sir James and his friend, Cornelius Ingram, take leave of London and travel to North Yorkshire and to a time-trodden and once regal residence known as 'Windham House' where the raven follows and the spectre of death is waiting. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brad Wills. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/002889/bk_acx0_002889_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Semyon and a young man, along with three other ferrymen, live out their days on a desolate riverbank in Siberia, after being exiled from their countries for various crimes. Their environment is freezing cold and barren, providing nothing about which to be happy. However, Semyon seems content with his life, arguing that if he wants nothing he will never be disappointed. The young man, on the other hand, is miserable and hopes that his wife and mother will soon come visit him. Semyon warns the young man that he will not survive in exile if he begins to hope for things, using as an example a gentleman who became overtaken by wants while in exile. As the young man grapples with his new life, the gentleman from Semyon's cautionary tale arrives, complicating his thoughts about his exile even more. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dave Courvoisier. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gdan/001397/bk_gdan_001397_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The adventure begins in London on Tuesday, October 1st, 1872, when rich British gentleman Phileas Fogg gets in an argument with a group of friends. He enters a wager that sets him on a race to make it around the world in 80 days. Although the trip begins as planned with his valet Jean Passepartout, he is quickly mistaken as a bank robber by Scotland Yard detective Fix. Now being pursued on his journey, Fogg must quickly travel in order to win the wager, see the world, and avoid being apprehended for a crime he did not commit in the ultimate adventure story. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gordon Griffin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/001421/bk_drms_001421_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.