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Welcome to 1001 Classic Short Stories and Tales Audio Podcast!  This is a hand-picked collection of favorites from writers like Jack London, Louisa May Alcott, Hans Christian Anderson, Edgar Allen Poe, Rudyard Kipling, and many more. I narrate the stories and often add background music and sound effects to bring the stories to life. These are suitable for the entire family, enjoyed by all ages and levels of literary experience, and often make great discussion starters for students who are just getting exposed to literature. 

1001 now has an App! It is "1001 STORIES NETWORK" and it is now at the IOS Apple App Store, just search it. It will be at Android App Store and Amazon App store very soon. It is free. It combines all 3 of our shows, 1001 Heroes, 1001 Classic Short Stories, and 1001 Stories For the Road. It also offers a Premium Membership offering access to all shows, and all shows are ad-free.

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Jon Hagadorn/1001 Stories Podcast Network


Aug 28, 2017

The Legend of King Arthur is one of the most enduring legends known to man. This version is the best starting point from which to explore the many versions of King Arthur to be found in literature. Si Beag, Si More by The Wild Rovers, supporters of this show contact at  

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Aug 21, 2017

"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell (pt 2):The thrilling conclusion to Richard Connell's popular short story The Most Dangerous Game pits John Rainsford, a big game hunter from New York, as the prey of a mad Russian general who is hunting him to kill for sport. 

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Aug 14, 2017

"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell: In this classic short story by Richard Connell, a big game hunter finds himself the unwilling prey of a Russian killer who killes men for sport. 

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Aug 7, 2017

"Cousin Tribulation" by Louisa May Alcott: A great short story by Louisa May Alcott telling of how one family became closer by helping another family in need


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