Rediscover the World's Greatest Stories

Frank Lavallo hosts two readers and the three of them summarize the world’s greatest works of classic literature, giving their reactions along the way. If SparkNotes had an audio best friend, it would be us!

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"Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott

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"Robinson Crusoe" by Daniel DeFoe

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Titled "The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner: Who Lived Eight and Twenty Years, All Alone in an Un-inha...
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"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontë

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This classic of English literature was originally penned under the name "Currer Bell", and details the story of the titular Jane as she struggles ...
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"The Invisible Man" by H.G. Wells

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An irascible and mysterious man causes havoc in West Sussex in this science fiction classic by H.G. Wells....
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"Bleak House" by Charles Dickens

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In Victorian England, a motley crew of characters encounter love and loss as their await the outcome of a long and costly litigation....
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