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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Big Drum by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by a full cast. Another Pinero play. Biting satire this time, ironic comedy - not a farce. The Big Drum, a novel being written by Phil, one of the main characters, is "an attempt to portray the struggle for notoriety—for self-advertisement—we see going on around us to-day." "Oh, I believe any world would content me that's totally different from the world I've lived in so long; any world that isn't flat...
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LibriVox recording of The Squire by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by ToddHW; alanmapstone; Larry Wilson; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; Tomas Peter; Devorah Allen; Linda Olsen Fitak; MichaelMaggs; Frédéric Surget; Adrian Stephens; Jim Locke; Eva Davis; Nemo; TJ Burns; lorda; Roland Fellows; Adam Bielka "Then take a word of advice—cut yourself adrift from Squire Kate's apron strings. (Gilbert turns away) When my father, John Verity, died, and left his girl alone in the world, you...
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LibriVox recording of The Money-Spinner by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Mark Nelson; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; MichaelMaggs; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens When his younger brother incurs a large betting debt, what could be easier than for a man to borrow the money to save him from the factory he runs while his employers are away. Whoops; his employers are coming back before he has repaid the money. Ah, perhaps his wife can get the money from a friendly Lord who...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, con men, lost children, changes in fortune
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LibriVox recording of Sweet Lavender by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by a full cast. "Sweet Lavender" must be regarded as one of the most successful stage-plays of modern times, and there can be no question that it has proved so far the most popular of Mr. Pinero's works. Its representations may be counted by the thousand, and its popularity has extended over many latitudes. The reason of this is not far to seek: it proclaims itself in the gentle humanity and genial humour of...
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LibriVox recording of The Rocket by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Availle; ToddHW; alanmapstone; Rob Marland; Tomas Peter; MichaelMaggs; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; Sonia; TJ Burns; Adam Bielka; Son of the Exiles Gentlemen out away from London, looking for wives. "I'm going to settle down, hearthrug and slippers and all that sort of thing." "So a lot of us have made up our minds to marry and retire from public life, and as I couldn't find any suitable partie in London -...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, marry for money, conman, lost relations
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LibriVox recording of The Weaker Sex by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by a full cast. Mrs. Boyle-Chewton and her cause - the Advancement of Women from the Rear to the Van. Lady Vivash, new recruit to the cause. Their daughters Sylvia and Rhoda. Mr. Bargus, Member of Parliament for the Skipping-Molton Division of Cuddleford, who is about to declare his adherence to the cause. Ira Lee, The Poet of The Prairies from West of the Colorado Mountains. New loves. Lost loves. Lords, Ladies,...
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LibriVox recording of The Hobby-Horse by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Alan Mapstone; KHand; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; Devorah Allen; MichaelMaggs; schrm; Adrian Stephens; ambsweet13; BandanaMan99; ToddHW; Lydia; Tomas Peter; Jenn Broda; Adam Bielka A man's wife is caught up in Philanthropy, generously supporting all sorts of good causes. But that does not include her husband's interests in "the Turf or the Stable - no feeling except one of positive distaste." So what is he...
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