The Prince

Machiavelli's leading political and philiosophical treatise on the nature of power and the State in Renaissance Florence which continues to be relevant to modern political...

Ghost Stories

M.R. James redefined the classic ghost stories and this collection of short stories of widely regarded as among the finest in English literature. Three stories from the collection...

The Poetry of Emily Brontë

Whilst best remembered as the author of Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë was also a celebrated poet. Here, Emma Topping reads her finest poetry.

Tales from Shakespeare: Twelfth Night

The re-written Shakespeare tale of Twelfth Night by Charles and Mary Lamb.

The Very Best Classic Short Stories

A collection of some of the greatest short stories ever written including works by Kate Chopin, Franz Kafka, Saki and Katherine Mansfield

Poems of Passion

Ella Wheeler Wilcox's best-known work Poems of Passion read here by Emma Topping.

Dracula's Guest

Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker, first published in 1914, two years after Stoker's death. Here Emma Topping reads two...

Poems for Funerals

A selection of beautiful poetry for funeral services or ceremonies. Including Leisure by W.H. Davies, If by Rudyard Kipling and Death Is Nothing At All by Henry Scott-Holland.

Sonnets from the Portuguese

The highly accaimed collection of forty-four love sonnets written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning written in the period leading up to her 1846 marriage to Robert Browning. Read by...

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