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Princess Mary's Gift Book

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In 1917, Princess Mary, then 17 years of age, gave her name to this collection of short stories and essays from the most prominent authors of the time for the purpose of raising funds for the "Work For Women Fund". A few of the outstanding authors represented in this sparkling collection are J.M. Barrie with is essay on A Holiday in Bed; A. Conan Doyle; J.H. Fabre the naturalist with his well know description of The Ant-Lion; H. Ryder Haggard; Rudyard Kipling; Alfred Noyes ("A Spell for a Fairy"); Baroness Orczy (yes, that one); and Kate Douglas Wiggin . - Summary by Phil Chenevert

In 1917, Princess Mary, then 17 years of age, gave her name to this collection of short stories and essays from the most prominent authors of the time for the purpose of raising funds for the "Work For Women Fund". A few of the outstanding authors represented in this sparkling collection are J.M. Barrie with is essay on A Holiday in Bed; A. Conan Doyle; J.H. Fabre the naturalist with his well know description of The Ant-Lion; H. Ryder Haggard; Rudyard Kipling; Alfred Noyes ("A Spell for a Fairy"); Baroness Orczy (yes, that one); and Kate Douglas Wiggin . - Summary by Phil Chenevert
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

In 1917, Princess Mary, then 17 years of age, gave her name to this collection of short stories and essays from the most prominent authors of the time for the purpose of raising funds for the "Work For Women Fund". A few of the outstanding authors represented in this sparkling collection are J.M. Barrie with is essay on A Holiday in Bed; A. Conan Doyle; J.H. Fabre the naturalist with his well know description of The Ant-Lion; H. Ryder Haggard; Rudyard Kipling; Alfred Noyes ("A Spell for a Fairy"); Baroness Orczy (yes, that one); and Kate Douglas Wiggin . - Summary by Phil Chenevert

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

5h 22m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

14:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

17:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:41


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

21:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

14:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

18:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

34:25


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:09


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

33:28


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:36


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:14


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:15


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

44:20


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:27


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

13:55


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:27


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

14:45


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

18:26


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

31:26