Stories of Odd Jobs and Strange Callings

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Arthur Morrison, H.G. Wells, Various

Narrated By: Cathy Dobson

Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks

Date: August 2017

Duration: 10 hours 11 minutes


A fascinating collection of classic short stories featuring unusual ways of making a living.

• The Umbrella-Mender by Beatrice Harraden

• The Triumphs of a Taxidermist by H. G. Wells

• A Pair of Silk Stockings by Kate Chopin

• A Skinful of Trouble by Arthur Morrison

• White Magic by Ella d'Arcy

• A Deal in Ostriches by H. G. Wells

• His Tale of Bricks by Arthur Morrison

• Quality by John Galsworthy

• The Coffin Merchant by Richard Middleton

• The Brazen Serpent by R. Austin Freeman

• The Man who fell in Love with the Cooperative Stores by Stella Benson

• A Catastrophe by H. G. Wells

• A Lucifo Match by Arthur Morrison

• The Conjurer by Richard Middleton

• The Secret of the Strong Room by J. S. Fletcher

• The Magic Shop by H. G. Wells

• White Stockings by Edgar Wallace

• Sparkling Biacrene by F. Anstey

• The Silver Mask by Hugh Walpole

• The Student Lodger by Neil Munro

• The Secret of the Barbican by J. S. Fletcher

• Mr. Pappas by A. J. Alan

• The Child in the Garden by Leonard Merrick