Archive for October 31st, 2008

This is just download stats from archive.org. Multi-volume audiobooks’ stats have been added together. Obviously, multi-part audiobooks are going to use up more downloads, and I haven’t adjusted for that because I’m lazy.

1. 51, 532 downloads: Against Heresies by St. Irenaeus of Lyons.

2. 27, 710: Fifty-One Tales by Lord Dunsany.

3. 21,591: Fatherless Fanny by Anon.

4. 19,529: The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman.

5. 19,265: The Dialogues of St. Catherine of Siena.

6. 17,657: Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour by R.S. Surtees.

7. 17,355: The Ascent of Mount Carmel by St. John of the Cross.

8. 15,588: Pastoral Care by St. Gregory the Great.

9. 12,882: Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper.

10. 12,749: The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton.  (Which might be in the public domain in the US and might not be. Bah.)

11. 12,610: Gerusalemme Liberata by Torquato Tasso.

12. 10,569: The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis.

13.  9,797: The Red Thumb-Mark by R. Austin Freeman.

14.  9,093: The Dark Night of the Soul by St John of the Cross.

15. 8,393: “The Wondersmith” by Fitz-James O’Brien.

16. 8,038: The Worm Ouroboros by E.R. Eddison.

17. 7,430: The Civil War (aka Pharsalia) by Lucan.

18. 7,144: “Speech on Reconciliation with America” by Edmund Burke

19. 6,323: The Lani People by J.F. Bone.

20. 5,824: Dawn of Flame by Stanley G. Weinbaum.


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