Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/21928A collection of weird and humorous short stories known for their good twists featuring a trio attempting some get-rich-quick schemes, the goings on at a small village, sailors attempting to stand up to bullies, more sailors dealing with orphans, hypnotists and accidental stowaways, wives trying to scare their husbands straight and what telling tall tales in inns can lead to. (Summary by Inkell)
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- Project Code: TFulPc68
- Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._W._Jacobs (W. W. Jacobs)
- Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
- Number of sections (files) this project will have: 12
- Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
- Original publication date (if known): 1901
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Genres for the project: Short Stories/Single Author Collections
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Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
End of recording:"Section # of Light Freights. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Light Freights, by W. W. Jacobs. Section Title."
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