Readers 5

Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl. Here you have the text of the short story. Double click to download it.

Lamb to the slaughter – Roald Dahl.doc

If you are interested in watching Hitchcock’s tv version here you are the link and the transcript:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=iv&annotation_id=annotation_562798&v=BmpY9cpe6g8

Lamb to the Slaughter TV script.doc

This year I recommend you to start reading original versions. Most of the books on the list are published by Penguin. Some suggestions are:

(To get more information about the author or book click on the links)

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Orwell

http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/orwell.htm#farm

http://stardict.sourceforge.net/geniusreligion/AnimalFarm.pdf online version

http://www.greatbooksaudio.com/2007/01/24/animal-farm-chapter-1/ listen to the first chapter.

http://www.online-literature.com/orwell/animalfarm/

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/animalfarm/

http://www.gradesaver.com/animal-farm/

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The mysterious affair at styles by Agatha Christie

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agatha_Christie

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/863/863-h/863-h.htm online version

http://freeclassicaudiobooks.com/audiobooks/Styles/mp3/ Listen to The Mysterious Affair at Styles

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Sherlock_Holmes

http://sherlock-holmes.classic-literature.co.uk/the-adventures-of-sherlock-holmes.asp online version

http://www.online-literature.com/doyle/adventures_sherlock/

Download these files to listen to the story. If you want to see the text click on the online version above.

A Scandal in Bohemia 1st part – Sherlock Holmes.mp3
A Scandal in Bohemia 2nd part – Sherlock Holmes.mp3

Here you can get all the audio files and the text version of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Complete Tales and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe

http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/poe.htm#cat

http://www.online-literature.com/poe/

http://www.gradesaver.com/author/edgar-poe/

http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/p#a481

http://poestories.com/text.php?file=blackcat online version

Download these files to listen to the story. If you want to see the text click on the online version above.

The black cat – E.A. Poe.mp3

In these links you can get more audio files and the text versions of Poe.

http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/p#a481

http://www.archive.org/details/stories_001_librivox

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The Importance of being Earnest and Other Plays by Oscar Wilde

http://www.online-literature.com/wilde/

http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/w#a111

http://www.gradesaver.com/author/oscar-wilde/

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/earnest/section1.rhtml online version

http://www.archive.org/details/earnest_0805_librivox Listen to The importance of being Earnest

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