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Doze off to classic stories with Sleepy. Each week, baritone host Otis Gray reads old books in a low, rhythmic tone to lull you into a deep slumber so you can have a fresh start the next day. Sweet dreams. Zzzzzz
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240 – In Search of Lost Time
Zzzz . . conk out while Otis reads the outrageously boring words of "In Search of Lost Time" by Marcel Proust zzz
67 min
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239 – Flower Fables
Zzz . . . doze off to the summery words of "Flower Fables" by Louisa May Alcott zzz
45 min
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238 – The Labors of Hercules
Zzzz . . . drift off to the snoozy myth of Hercules and his twelve labors zzz
67 min
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237 – These Old Shades
Zzz . . . . Drift off while Otis reads "These Old Shades" by Georgette Heyer zzz
64 min
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236 – Twilight Sleep
Zzz . . . Snooze soundly while Otis reads "Twilight Sleep" – a meandering novel by Edith Nesbit zzz
55 min
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235 – The Big Four
Zzz . . . Catch some z's in this new year with a reading of Agatha Christie's mystery "The Big Four" zzz
86 min
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234 – Old Christmas Stories
Zzz . . . Drift off to this holiday collection of stories from Washington Irving, "Old Christmas" zzzz
72 min
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233 – The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
Zzz . . . Catch some Christmas z's to this reading of "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus" by L. Frank Baum zzz
46 min
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232 – What the Bell Saw and Said
Zzz . . . Drift off to this Christmas reading of "What the Bell Saw and Said" by Louisa May Alcott zzz
44 min
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231 – The Christmas Masquerade
Zzz . . . Sleep deeply to this holiday reading of "The Christmas Masquerade" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman zzz
68 min
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230 – The Plymouth Express Affair
Zzz . . . Sleep soundly to Agatha Christie's "The Plymouth Express Affair" zzz
48 min
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229 – The Children's Joke
Zzz . . . Catch some much needed z's to this snoozy reading of Louisa May Alcott's short story, "The Children's Joke" zzz
40 min
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228 – Little Marie of Lehon
Zzzz tonight, conk out to a snoozy whimsical short story – "Little Marie of Lehon" by Louisa May Alcott zzz This episode is proudly sponsored by Betterhelp zzz – for 10% off your first month, go to betterhelp.com/sleepy
60 min
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227 – The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge
Zzz . . . Doze off to this snoozy reading of Agatha Christie's "The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge" zzz This episode is prouldy sponsored by Shopify. Have you always had an idea for a business but don't know where to start? Shopify is the all-in-one...
44 min
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226 – The Vampyre
Boooooo . . . Happy Halloween sleepyheads. Tonight, a snoozy spooky reading of "The Vampyre" by John William Polidori zzz This episode is proudly sponsored by Betterhelp zzz – for 10% off your first month, go to betterhelp.com/sleepy
44 min
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225 – Tales of Men and Ghosts
Booooo. . . drift off to spooky tale from Edith Nesbit's collection of short stories, "Tales of Men and Ghosts" zzz
53 min
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224 – Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
Boooooo . . . another spooky bedtime story for you tonight – "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson
44 min
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223 – The Woman in White
Booooo . . . Sleep soundly to this slow burn mystery novel "The Woman in White" by Wilkie Collins zzzz
47 min
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222 – The Moth
Boooooo . . . It's spooky October y'all – doze off to this rhythmic reading of "The Moth" by H.G. Wells zzzz
74 min
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221 – The Flowering of the Strange Orchid
Zzz. . . drift off to a snoozy reading of "The Flowering of the Strange Orchid" by H.G. Wells zzz
58 min
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220 – The Celestial City
Zzz. . . Drift off to this snoozy reading of "The Celestial City" by The Baroness Orczy zzz
45 min
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219 – Magnificent Obsession
Zzz . . . Sleep soundly to this reading of "Magnificent Obsession" by Lloyd C. Douglas zzz
49 min
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218 – The Moonstone
Zzz.. . Sleep deeply to a snoozy reading of "The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins zzz
52 min
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217 – Ivanhoe
Zzz . . . Drift off to this reading of "Ivanhoe," by Sir Walter Scott zzz
64 min
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216 – Thumbelina
Zzz.. . Doze off to this classic tale – "Thumbelina" by Hans Christian Andersen zzz
39 min
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215 – North and South
Zzz. . . drift off to dreamland with this snoozy reading of "North and South," by Elizabeth Gaskell zzz
41 min
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214 – A Case of Identity
Zzz . . . Snooze soundly to this classic Sherlock Holmes tale – "A Case of Identity," by Arthur Conan Doyle zzz
38 min
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213 – The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Zzz. . . doze off to a sleepy reading from "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin" zzz
33 min
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212 – Black Beauty
Zzz . . . Sleep deeply to this rhythmic reading of "Black Beauty" by Anna Sewell zzz
48 min
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211 – On the Origin of Species
Zzz .. . Snoooooze away to this boring reading of "On The Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin zzz
40 min
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210 – The Republic by Plato
Zzz . . . Snooze soundly to this reading from "The Republic" by Plato zzz
48 min
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209 – A Princess of Mars
Zzz . . . Drift off to this John Carter reading from "A Princess of Mars" by Edgar Rice Boroughs zzz
40 min
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208 – Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey"
Zzz. . . Sleep soundly to this rhythmic reading of "Northanger Abbey" by Jane Austen zzz
36 min
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207 – Flatland, A Romance of Many Dimensions
Zzz. . . Drift off to this wonderfully fantastical reading of "Flatland, A Romance of Many Dimensions" by Edwin A. Abbott zzz
53 min
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206 – A Study in Scarlet
Zzz. . . Doze off to this sleepy Sherlock Holmes reading – "A Study in Scarlet" by Arthur Conan Doyle zzz
57 min
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205 – Anna Karenina
Zzz. . . Drift away to the famous Russian classic "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy zzz
39 min
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204 – Journey to the Center of the Earth
Zzz. . . Doze off to the wondrous words of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" by Jules Verne zzz
48 min
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203 – Beowulf
Zzz. . . Drift sleepily away to a snoozy reading of "Beowulf" zzz
42 min
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202 – The Thesaurus
Zzz. . . Doze off to this snoozy reading of The Thesaurus zzz
48 min
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201 – The Dictionary
Zzz. . . Drift off to this snoozy reading of the Dictionary, starting with the letter "L" zzzz
50 min
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200 – 2 Hours of Agatha Christie
Zzz. . . Drift gently away to this extra long reading of Agatha Christie stories, including "The Secret Adversary," "The Mysterious Affair at Styles," and "The Secret of Chimneys" zzz
134 min
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199 – The Antique Ring
Zzz. . . Sleep soundly to this reading of "The Antique Ring" by Nathaniel Hawthorne zzz
45 min
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198 – The Beautiful and Damned
Zzz . . . Catch some deep sleep to this snoozy reading of "The Beautiful and Damned" by F. Scott Fitzgerald zzz
42 min
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197 – The Hound of the Baskervilles
Zzz. . . Drift off to this classic Sherlock Holmes tale, "The House of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle zzz
57 min
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196 – In the Court of King Arthur
Zzz. . . Doze off to this classic knight's tale, "In The Court of King Arthur" by Samuel E. Lowe zzz
42 min
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195 – How The Camel Got His Hump
Zzz. . . Fall asleep to Rudyard Kipling's classic children's story "How The Camel Got His Hump," and some other tales from his "Just So Stories" zzz
40 min
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194 – The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Zzz. . . Sleep soundly to this snoozy reading of Agatha Christie's – "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" zzz
42 min
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193 – First Love
Zzz. . . Drift off to this rhythmic reading of "First Love" by Ivan Turgenev zzz
44 min
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192 – Five Little Peppers
Zzz . . . Fall asleep to the childhood story of "Five Little Peppers" by Margaret Sidney zzz
55 min
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191 – The Swiss Family Robinson
Zzz. . . Doze off to this sleepy reading of "The Swiss Family Robinson" by Johann David Wyss zzz
58 min
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190 – The Writing of Fiction
Zzz. . . Fall asleep to this snoozer of a reading – "The Writing of Fiction" by Edith Wharton zzz
47 min
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189 – Around The World In 80 Days
Zzz. . . Drift off to the wondrous tale of "Around The World In 80 Days" by Jules Verne zzz
46 min
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188 – Persuasion
Zzz . . . Drift off to this Jane Austen classic, "Persuasion" zzz
45 min
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187 – Lady Susan
Zzz. . . Doze soundly to this classic reading of "Lady Susan" by Jane Austen zzz
38 min
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186 – The Princess and the Apple Tree
Zzz. . . Fall asleep to these short stories from A.A. Milne, starting with "The Princess and the Apple Tree" zzz
54 min
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185 – Winnie the Pooh
Zzz. . Snooze while Otis reads from "Winnie the Pooh" by A.A. Milne zzz
43 min
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184 – Snow White
Zzzz. . Snooze to the first story of this new year – "Snow White" as told to the Brothers Grimm zzz
66 min
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183 – Robin Hood
Zzz. . . Drift off while Otis reads Howard Pyle's classic "Robin Hood" zzzz
42 min
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182 – A Christmas Mystery
Zzz. . . Drift off to this snoozy holiday reading of "A Christmas Mystery" by William J. Locke zzz
39 min
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181 – The Mouse and the Moonbeam
Zzz. . . Doze off to this Christmas reading of "The Mouse and the Moonbeam" by Eugene Field zzz
43 min
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180 – Old Christmas
Zzz... Sleep softly to the holiday tale of "Old Christmas" by Washington Irving zzz
38 min
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179 – Raggedy Ann
Zzz. . . Drift off while Otis reads the classic stories of "Raggedy Ann" by Johnny Gruelle zzz
40 min
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178 – Joy of Cooking (Pies)
Zzz. . . Snooze to this Thanksgiving reading from "Joy of Cooking" – the section about fruit pies zzzz
48 min
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177 – Arrowsmith
Zzz. . . Drift off to the classic story of "Arrowsmith" by Sinclair Lewis zzz
44 min
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176 – The Blue Fairy Book
Zzz. . . Fall asleep to this rhythmic reading from "The Blue Fairy Book," by Andrew Lang zzz
38 min
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175 – Carmilla
Zzz. . . Doze off on this Halloween night to the spooky vampire tale of "Carmilla," by J. Sheridan Le Fanu zzz
43 min
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174 – The Book of Werewolves
Zzz. . . Snooze to this spooky reading from "The Book of Werewolves" by Sabine Baring-Gould zzz
51 min
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173 – Lost Hearts
Zzz. . doze off to this ghost story – "Lost Hearts" by M.R. James zzz
39 min
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172 – The Room in the Tower
Zzz. . . boo! Another (extra) spooky October episode for you to snooze to. Two stories – "The Room in the Tower" by E.F. Benson and "The Woman in the Black Coat" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu zzz
48 min
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171 – The Fall of the House of Usher
Zzz.. . It's that time again – snooze to some spooky stories this October, starting off with the much-requested "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allen Poe zzz
41 min
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170 – The Editor's Story
Zzzz. . Rest easy to this super snoozy reading of "The Editor's Story" by Richard Harding Davis zzz
41 min
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169 – Hansel & Gretel
Zzz. . . Sleep soundly to this Grimm Fairytale, "Hansel & Gretel" zzz
52 min
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168 – Those Barren Leaves
Zzz. . Doze off to the Aldous Huxley satire "Those Barren Leaves" zzz
39 min
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167 – The Dreamers
Zzz. . . Doze off to this lovely old tale called "The Dreamers" by Isak Dinesen zzz
39 min
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166 – The Voice of the Turtle
Zzz. . . Catch some z's while Otis reads "The Voice of the Turtle" by W. Somerset Maugham zzz
37 min
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165 – Little Tom Thumb
Zzz. . . Sleep deeply to the classic Charles Perrault tale – "Little Tom Thumb" zzzz
65 min
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Bonus Episode – "Old Esther Dudley"
Zzz.. . Enjoy some bonus snoozy content this week – "Old Esther Dudley" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
70 min
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164 – Endicott and the Red Cross
Zzz. . Sleep soundly to Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "Endicott and the Red Cross" zzz
50 min
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163 – Thumbelina
Zzz.. . doze off to a much requested reading of "Thumbelina" by Hans Christian Andersen zzz. Night night
40 min
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162 – The Time Machine
Zzzz. . Doze off while Otis reads "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells zzz
48 min
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161 – The Way to Babylon
Zzz... Enjoy a deep snooze while Otis reads "The Way to Babylon" - an excerpt from "The Story of the Amulet" by Edith Nesbit zzz
42 min
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160 – Pinocchio
Zzz. . . Snooze soundly to Carlo Collodi's "Pinocchio" zzz
57 min
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159 – A Dog's Tale
Zzz.. . Happy 4th of July everyone! Enjoy this snoozy reading of "A Dog's Tale," by Mark Twain zzz
56 min
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158 – The Prophetic Pictures
Zzz. . Drift off to Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "The Prophetic Pictures" zzz
47 min
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157 – Atlantis
Zzz. . Snooze to "Atlantis," from "The Story of the Amulet" – by Edith Nesbit zz
45 min
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156 – Emma
Zzz. . . Snooze soundly while Otis reads Jane Austen's classic "Emma" zzzz
42 min
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155 – Siddhartha
Zzz. . Snooze to the classic tale of new beginnings and enlightenment – "Siddhartha" zzz
43 min
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154 – The Secret Adversary
Zzz. . . Snooze deeply while Otis reads Agatha Christie's "The Secret Adversary" zzz
50 min
89
153 – The Story of the Amulet
Zzz. . . Sleep soundly to a reading from Edith Nesbit's collection "The Story of the Amulet" zzz
42 min
90
152 – Darwin's "The Voyage of the Beagle"
Zzz. . . Doze off to Charles Darwin's "The Voyage of the Beagle" zzz
36 min
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151 – Elder-Tree Mother
Zzz.. . Happy Mother's Day from the Sleepy podcast. Tonight, doze off to "Elder-Tree Mother" by Hans Christian Andersen zzz
53 min
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150 – Two Hours of Webster's Dictionary
Zzz. . . Happy 150 – enjoy two snoozy hours of Otis reading from Webster's Dictionary
127 min
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149 – The Lumberjack's Dove
Zzz. . Snooze to the meandering tale of "The Lumberjack's Dove," by incredible author and friend, GennaRose Nethercott zzz
53 min
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148 – The Wild Swans
Zzz. . . Sleep soundly to Hans Christian Andersen's, "The Wild Swans" zzz
51 min
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147 – The Prophet
Zzz.. . snooze to a special episode from our Patreon feed – "The Prophet" by Khalil Gibran zzz
28 min
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146 – Jack and Jill
Zzz. . . doze off to Louisa May Alcott's story based on the classic rhyme of of "Jack and Jill" zzz
49 min
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145 – Flower Fables
Zzz. . . Snooze to Louisa May Alcott's "Flower Fables" – a collection of stories she wrote for Ralph Waldo Emerson's daughter, Ellen
45 min
98
144 – Summer
Zzz. . . drift off dreaming of warmer weather with the wondrous writing of "Summer" by Edith Wharton zzz
49 min
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143 – Anne Of Green Gables
Zzz. . . Doze off to the delightful tale "Anne Of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery zzz
40 min
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142 – MIddlemarch
Zzz. . . snooze away while Otis reads George Eliot's classic novel "Middlemarch" zzz
60 min