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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers

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Dec 23, 2020

Originally released December 23, 2017
Tenth Day…

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Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931)

Enoch Arnold Bennett was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as journalism, propaganda, and film.

The Christmas Eve Burglary (1906)

Read by: Ruth Golding (31:20) Sir Jehosephat (Sir Jee), A Cresage (?) , Whoever Velasquez might be…HA!, Some part of Mr Smith introduction was funny or important, Nelson Column

Ellis Parker Butler (December 5, 1869 – September 13, 1937)

was an American author. He was the author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays and is most famous for his short story “Pigs Is Pigs”, in which a bureaucratic stationmaster insists on levying the livestock rate for a shipment of two pet guinea pigs, which soon start proliferating exponentially.

Thin Santa Claus (1908)


C. H. Grinling ( - )

aside from several books on trains and the history of railways in Britain, evidently, Mr. Grinling didn't do much else of note.

Christmas Present Assurance Company (1894)

Read by: HEATHER or Maria Kasper (12:09) From a weekly magazine edited by our very own Jerome K. Jerome!!!