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by Zane Grey
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LibriVox recording of The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey. Read in English by Mary Bard This book has all the elements of a classic Western, including rustling and gunfights, but at its heart is the battle between good and evil, between duty and love, between selfishness and self-sacrifice. The ‘mysterious rider’ of the title arrives at White Slides ranch, and his coming will have major consequences for many of those living there, not least for Columbine who is promised to a man she cannot...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of I Saw the Moon Rise Clear by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 6, 2015. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Brian Lornie; Brian Darby; millianna; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; JudyDerby; Jude; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson and Maria Kasper. Thomas Moore was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The...
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by Barry Cornwall
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of A Petition to Time by Barry Cornwall. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 24, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Christine Lehman; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Ian King; Jamila Phillips; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher and Tomas Peter. Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall) was an English poet. Rather unknown outside Britain in his times and largely considered to be imitator of greater...
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by Jean Ingelow
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Comfort in the Night by Jean Ingelow. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 17, 2016. Read in English by ashleighjane; Bruce Kachuk; Bernard Manatu; Brian Darby; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; NoelBadrian and Tomas Peter. Jean Ingelow was an English poet and novelist. ( Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Harold L. Goodwin
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LibriVox recording of The Wailing Octopus by Harold L. Goodwin. Read in English by Mark Nelson Rick and Scotty fly off to the Caribbean, along with Drs. Briotti and Zircon, in search of pirate treasure. They soon become entangled with foreign spies and a hurricane and Steve Ames and the U.S. Navy, and it's a non-stop race to the treasure! - Summary by sjmarky For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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by Sara Teasdale
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of A Song To Eleonora Duse In "Francesca da Rimini" by Sara Teasdale. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 10, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; NoelBadrian; vocanword; shirleyB and Tomas Peter. Sara Teasdale was an American lyric poet. She was born Sara Trevor Teasdale in St. Louis, Missouri, and used the name Sara Teasdale Filsinger after her marriage in 1914. Teasdale's...
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by Booker T. Washington
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LibriVox recording of Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington. Read in English by Mark Nelson Up from Slavery is the 1921 autobiography of Booker T. Washington sharing his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama to help black people learn useful, marketable skills and work to...
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by James Branch Cabell
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LibriVox recording of Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice by James Branch Cabell. Read in English by Mark Nelson Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice is a fantasy book by James Branch Cabell, which gained fame (or notoriety) shortly after its publication in 1919. It is a humorous romp through a medieval cosmos, including a send-up of Arthurian legend, and excursions to Heaven and Hell as in The Divine Comedy. Cabell's work is recognized as a landmark in the creation of the comic fantasy novel, influencing Terry...
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by Horace Walpole
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LibriVox recording of Die Burg von Otranto by Horace Walpole. (Translated by Unknown.) Read in German by Hokuspokus Manfred, der Fürst von Otranto ist besorgt um die Zukunft seines Hauses und will deshalb seinen Sohn so bald als möglich mit Isabelle verheiraten, die durch ihren Vater Friedrich selbst Ansprüche auf Otranto machen kann. Friedrich ist auf dem Kreuzzug in Gefangenschaft geraten und gilt als tot. Auf dem Weg zur Trauung erleidet Manfreds Sohn einen tödlichen Unfall - er wird von...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Compilation de poèmes - 006 by Various. Read in French by Sonia; Peggy; Laurette; Soumia; Isabelle Lin; Gabriel; Ezwa; Sabricot; Lilith Branda; Andree-Ann Granger; Kalynda; Kalyn Heminger Cette compilation comprend une série de poèmes lus, en langue française, pour LibriVox. (Ezwa) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording....
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by Burt L. Standish
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LibriVox recording of Frank Merriwell at Yale; Or, Freshman Against Freshman by Burt L. Standish. Read in English by KevinS Gilbert Patten, writing under the pen name of Burt L. Standish, wrote innumerable novels that were very popular in their time. His Frank Merriwell stories were later adapted for radio and these, too, were very popular. Frank is the All-American boy---scholar, athlete, gentleman---and always displays quick thinking and fairness in all that he does. - Summary by KevinS For...
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by Burt L. Standish
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LibriVox recording of Frank Merriwell’s Trust (Dramatic Reading) by Burt L. Standish. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Frank Merriwell is from Yale he excelled at football, baseball, basketball, crew and track at Yale while solving mysteries and righting wrongs the stories show how he handles a number of challenges that come his way. (Michele Eaton) Cast List: Frank Merriwell: Adrian Stephens Narrator: Michele Eaton Bullet headed man, Crowd, McGilvay, Franks second: John Payton Tom...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of First Chapter Collection 06 by Various. Read in English by Grace Buchanan; BettyB; Craig Campbell; Pseudonymous Nerd; Bruce Kachuk; KevinS; Larry Wilson; hayduo; Anita Sloma-Martinez; ChadH94 The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. Here we offer the sixth First Chapter Collection" in which readers share the first chapters of a variety of fiction and non-fiction works. For further...
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by John Bosco
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LibriVox recording of The Life of St. Dominic Savio by John Bosco. Read in English by Mozartjr. This it the most authentic biography of St. Dominic Savio, seeing as it is written by St. John Bosco, Savio's teacher. (Summary by Mozartjr) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Hugh Lofting
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LibriVox recording of Doctor Dolittle's Zoo by Hugh Lofting. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Doctor Dolittle, the man who can speak with the animals, is back home but running short of money to care for all the animals who need his help. He invites animals into his garden and encourages them to build their own societies and come and go as they please. This works very well. He has a mouse and rat town, a dog community, a burrow for badgers, and so forth. This does not make any money and only...
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LibriVox recording of Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 6 by Samuel Richardson. Read in English by Tony Addison; TriciaG; Timothy Ferguson; Michele Eaton; Kathleen Moore; Apneia; John Burlinson; Kristin Gjerløw; Joseph Tabler; Beth Thomas; Newgatenovelist It tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, It is generally regarded as Richardson's masterpiece. This is Volume six out of a series of nine Volumes. Letter 6...
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by Laura E. Richards
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LibriVox recording of Florence Nightingale the Angel of the Crimea by Laura E. Richards. Read in English by Denise Nordell; KHand; Mike Pelton; Sarah Holtz; Ben Lindsey-Clark; Steve C; Christine Lamberton; chocmuse; Savannah One evening, some time after the great Crimean War of 1854-55, a company of military and naval officers met at dinner in London. They were talking over the war, as soldiers and sailors love to do, and somebody said: "Who, of all the workers in the Crimea, will be...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Dreams Collection 2 - Stories and Poems by Various. Read in English by Newgatenovelist; Dan Gurzynski; ChadH94; April6090; Scarbo; Michelle Dyer; Colleen McMahon; NR Collard; Daniel Davison; Micfairy252; Louise J. Belle; Andrew Gaunce; Sarah Jabir This is a collection of 20 stories and/or poems, contributed by Librivox volunteers, pertaining to dreams. ( ~ Michele Fry) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by George William Curtis
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LibriVox recording of From the Easy Chair Vol. 3 by George William Curtis. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Nemo; Cleon Cumberbatch; DrPGould; DL Archer; Ed Fenton; aniroo; brianna The third volume of essays and observations From the Easy Chair of William Curtis, editor of Harper's Weekly and one of the founders of the American Republican party, and served Ulysses S. Grant; although he split from the party in the 1880s over the choice of presidential candidate. He was an original member of the...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read in English by Phil Chenevert This story deals with the obvious fact that we humans are split, dual. We have urges to do the 'right' thing, to be honorable and wise, but we also frequently fail to follow these better instincts and follow instead urges to do dishonorable, evil things. We seem to battle within ourselves. Are we really composed of two different personalities housed within the same...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 052 by Various. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the sound of a monstrous howl, and the occasional touch of wonder. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 048 by Various. Read in English by Penny Witt; Mike Manolakes; Colleen McMahon; Dale Grothmann; I. C. Go; Alix Grace; grant007love ; JustinPaul; Virgil; Anne Erickson A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, the sound of a monstrous howl, and the occasional touch of wonder. Note: These stories are over a...
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by Charlotte M Brame
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LibriVox recording of A Fair Mystery by Charlotte M Brame. Read in English by Arie; Elanor Sakamoto; Gabriela Cowan; Lynne Thompson; Marsha Payne; Mike Pelton; Petra; SamR; Sandra Estenson (Written by Charlotte M. Brame under the pen name Bertha M. Clay.) Honest Mark Brace is about to lose his farm, land of his ancestors, home to his wife, Patty, and small daughter, Mattie, when out of a dark and stormy night comes the answer to his prayers. A tiny babe, tender and fair, left on their doorstep...
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by Francis Whiting Halsey
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LibriVox recording of Great Epochs in American History, Volume I by Francis Whiting Halsey. Read in English by BettyB; Linda Johnson; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Michael Fassio; Ciufi Galeazzi; Rita Boutros; Larry Wilson; timli; Bill Mosley; Jddykst This is the first volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the building of the Panama Canal. In large part, events composing each epoch are described by men who participated in them,...
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by Laura Rountree Smith
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LibriVox recording of Fifty Funny Animal Tales by Laura Rountree Smith. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers "This book contains short stories of animals that will charm the children. Such characters as the Funny Fox, the Happy Hare, the Willful Wolf, the Careful Cat and many others appear. Useful proverbs are woven into these tales. The stories will be of special use to teachers and parents who want to teach as well as to have a story for entertainment. The verses heading the stories,...
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by Handley Carr Glyn Moule
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LibriVox recording of Christus Consolator: Words for Hearts in Trouble by Handley Carr Glyn Moule. Read in English by InTheDesert This book is intended principally to remind those whose hearts the European War has stricken of the hope and comfort which lie ready for their wounds in our Lord Jesus Christ. I shall be glad indeed if anything in my pages may bring help to other sorrowing souls; for grief and death do not suspend their normal visitation among us, the infliction of the sore pains and...
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by Harold Gaze
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LibriVox recording of Coppertop by Harold Gaze. Read in English by Corrinne LePage; Kathleen Moore; Phil Chenevert; Abigail Johnston; April6090; jenno; ceekay The story is about a little girl who meets all manner of strange gnomes, fairies and creatures after she goes to sleep at night. She also has two invisible brothers whom she created so as to not be alone while her parents travel for the Crown. The author here produces an alternative version of fairyland to the more traditional European...
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LibriVox recording of Danish Tales by Hans Christian Andersen. (Translated by Demetrios Vikelas.) Read in Greek by Penelope Άντερσεν γλυκιά μελαγχολία, συγκίνηση και ειλικρίνεια, είναι τα χαρακτηριστικά των παραμυθιών του. Οι κυριότεροι ήρωες του είναι φτωχοί και αδικημένοι άνθρωποι, που όμως έχουν ασυνήθιστα ψυχικά...
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by John Galsworthy
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LibriVox recording of The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy. Read in English by Betsy Walker; jeremycat; David Angelo; Vivianlyu; OscBosc; KevinS; ashleighjane; John; ErikS04; czandra; ArturoJR17 ; Cilka; Carolyn Spencer-Kerridge ; Medv; abbysunb Galsworthy's classic The Dark Flower is a study of love. Spring is the beginning, when all is new and full of hope. However, the woman Lennan has fallen for is out of reach, a forbidden love. Can he overcome the challenges? As he matures, he discovers two...
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by Edward L. Wheeler
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LibriVox recording of Deadwood Dick Jr. Branded by Edward L. Wheeler. Read in English by MaryAnn; Jia Jia Yong; Arnold "Deadwood Dick", the straight shooting, hard riding hero of the dime novel series "Deadwood Dick" takes on train robbers and other villans in this rip-snotrin', tale of the old west. Deadwood Dick has made his way through many dangerous escapdes before this, but has he met his match this time? Why is there a horseshoe brand burned into this chest? Will he...
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by Thomas Mayne Reid
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LibriVox recording of The Death Shot by Thomas Mayne Reid. Read in English by Larry Wilson; deongines; Jeremiah Sutherland; Mike Pelton; Juliana; THBosc; John; Jules Hawryluk; Eli Beratore; Bill Boerst; Keir; Tom Penn Long time since this hand hath penned a preface. Now only to say, that this romance, as originally published, was written when the author was suffering severe affliction, both physically and mentally—the result of a gun-wound that brought him as near to death as Darke’s bullet...
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by Victor Hugo
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LibriVox opname van De Ellendigen - Deel 5 - Jean Valjean van Victor Hugo. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Ellendigen is een vertaling van Les Miserables, een sociale roman, met een sterke moraal. Hugo neemt het in zijn werk op voor de paria’s in de 19e-eeuwse maatschappij en richt in een vlammende aanklacht tegen de samenleving en haar ‘meedogenloze’ wetten. Valjean is de incarnatie van het lijdende proletariaat, die een reeks eindeloze beproevingen moet ondergaan alvorens loutering en...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox opname van De Reis naar de Maan in 28 Dagen en 12 Uren van Jules Verne. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. Wat doet een Amerikaan, als de Burgeroorlog is afgelopen en hij daarvoor geen kanonnen meer kan maken? Hij maakt een kanon om de maan te beschieten. Dit humoristische sciencefictionverhaal van Jules Verne was een van de eerste in het genre en gaf en passant een overzicht van de kennis van de astronomie rond 1870. (Bart de Leeuw) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B...
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by Pieter Louwerse
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LibriVox recording of De Schippersjongen by Pieter Louwerse. Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders Verhaal over het beleg en ontzet van Leiden 1573 - 1574. - Samenvatting van Marcel Coenders For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, M4B, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org .
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by Charles Perrault
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos de hadas by Charles Perrault. (Translated by Josep Coll i Vehí.) Read in Spanish by Mongope Populares cuentos de Perrault narrados para los niños, en los que aparecen mundos fantásticos: Hadas, ogros, personajes malvados. Todos ellos encierran alguna enseñanza y poder educativo. - Summary by Montse González For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Mary Louisa Molesworth
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LibriVox recording of The Carved Lions by Mary Louisa Molesworth. Read in English by ilianthe; Taylavoce; MaryAnne When two life sized carved lions from the east are given as a gift to an English household, the children of the house are enchanted, especially when the lions come to life and help take care of them. This is a delightful book for young girls but retains some adult appeal. The author Mrs Molesworth has been called "the Jane Austen of the nursery. (Summary by Ilianthe) For...
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by Israel Zangwill
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LibriVox recording of Children of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill. Read in English by Adrian Praetzellis In this 1892 novel of London's Jewish East End, Israel Zangwill sets the apparently irrational and decidedly indecorous religious practices of transplanted eastern European Jews against the forces of assimilation. Zangwill's knowledge of Yiddishkeit and skill in melodrama created a series of unforgettable vignettes that had a significant effect on the public perception of this much stigmatized...
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LibriVox recording of Llegendes catalanes i altres narracions by Various. Read in Catalan by Lis Balcells; Mireia Castillón; Rut Vidal; Xisco Segura; Ferran Aquest llibre inclou una selecció de textos aportats per participants en la campanya @donantsdeveu de 2021. Inclou principalment una selecció de les Llegendes catalanes publicades el 1881 per Maria del Pilar Maspons i Labrós (1841-1907) sota el pseudònim Maria de Bell-lloc. Aquest recull de llegendes constitueix un treball no prou...
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by Frederick William Faber
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LibriVox recording of Bethlehem by Frederick William Faber. Read in English by InTheDesert. There are several ways in which we may treat of the mysteries of the Three-and-Thirty Years of our dearest Lord. We may look at each of them singly, as it is in itself, full of grace and beauty, and distinctively unlike any other. Secondly, we may gather them up into departments, and call them the joyful, the sorrowful, and the glorious mysteries, the three sets differing thus from each other, and, in...
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by Sir Edwin Arnold
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LibriVox recording of Bhagavad Gita, translated by Sir Edwin Arnold. The content of the text is a conversation between Krishna and Arjuna taking place on the battlefield of Kurukshetra just prior to the start of a climactic war. Responding to Arjuna's confusion and moral dilemma, Krishna explains to Arjuna his duties as a warrior and Prince and elaborates on a number of different Yogic and Vedantic philosophies, with examples and analogies. This has led to the Gita often being described as a...
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by Darby Bible
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LibriVox recording of Bible (DBY) AT 01-05 : Pentateuque (Genèse, Exode, Lévitique, Nombres et Deutéronome) by Darby Bible. (Translated by John Nelson Darby.) Read in French by Ezwa. Ces cinq premiers livres de la Bible nous rapportent la relation de Dieu avec l'humanité et le peuple d'Israël, depuis ses balbutiements jusqu'à son arrivée aux portes de la terre promise. « Souviens-toi des jours d’autrefois, considérez les années de génération en génération ; interroge ton père,...
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by Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Blackie, A Lost Cat by Richard Barnum. Read in English by Julian Pratley; Kenzie Tartaglione; Kathleen Moore; Jenn Broda; Matthew Reece; KevinS Blackie is a coal black cat who lives with two children and their parents. One day she is led astray by a neighboring cat and decides to go for an adventure. Not knowing what to expect, she walks away from her cushion in the sun, plentiful food and lots of petting attention. All does not go as she expects an indeed her scary...
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LibriVox recording of The Blue Review, Number 1 by Various. Read in English by Phil Benson The Blue Review was a short lived monthly journal published in London between May and July 1913. The successor to Rhythm, The Blue Review was edited by John Middleton Murry and Katherine Mansfield, but survived only three issues. In addition to poetry and short literary pieces, the review included reviews of theatre, music and the arts and of books recently published in English and French. The first issue...
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by Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of A Thousand Degrees Below Zero by Murray Leinster. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The War to End All Wars has ended and the world has taken a deep breath and is trying to recover normal life in 1919. But a super Villan intent on ruling the entire world has other ideas. In his super fast helicopter (the Black Flyer) he sorties out to block the major ports and rives of the world until all nations with icebergs made by his fiendishly clever devices until they admit his...
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LibriVox recording of Atlantic Classics by Various. Read in English by MaryAnn; Phil Schempf; J. M. Smallheer; Wayne Anderson; Preston; Tom Penn; Chris Pyle; Allison Virginia; Gary Grenholm; DrPGould; Robert Robinson The Atlantic was a popular periodical with a wide range of essays and stories. In an effort to remain current, many strong and valid submissions ended up being pushed aside. The Atlantic Classic was an experimental publication, drawing on some sixteen of these good but rejected...
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by Ray Cummings; Charles Willard Diffin; Jack Williamson; Harl Vincent; F. V. W. Mason
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 15, March 1931 by Ray Cummings; Charles Willard Diffin; Jack Williamson; Harl Vincent; F. V. W. Mason . Read in English by Catherine Russell; Larry Wilson; Mark Nelson; Alan Winterrowd; Douglas Taylor; Beth Thomas This issue includes "When the Mountain Came to Miramar" by Charles W. Diffin, "Beyond the Vanishing Point" by Ray Cummings, "Terrors Unseen" by Harl Vincent, the conclusion of "Phalanxes of Atlans" by F....
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by Ray Cummings; Sewell Peaslee Wright; Arthur J. Burks; Charles Willard Diffin; R. F. Starzl
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 18, June 1931 by Ray Cummings; Sewell Peaslee Wright; Arthur J. Burks; Charles Willard Diffin; R. F. Starzl. Read in English by Pamela Nagami; Jennifer Fournier; Khaghbboommm; Mike Justice; William Hahn This issue contains The Man from 2072 by Sewell Peaslee Wright ~ Out of the Flow of Time there appears to Commander John Hanson a Man of Mystery from a Forgotten Past Manape the Mighty by Arthur J. Burks ~ High in theJungle Swings young Bentley - his...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Athenaeum Souvenir by Various. Read in English by Phil Benson The Manchester Athenaeum was founded in 1837 as a society for the "advancement and diffusion of knowledge". This short collection of poems was published to raise money for the society's annual bazaar. The collection included contributions from 'marquee' poets of the time, including Charles Swain and Agnes Strickland, and Thomas Hood provided an entertaining preface on poetry as food for the mind. It...
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by Pansy; Mrs. C. M. Livingston
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LibriVox recording of Aunt Hannah and Martha and John by Pansy; Mrs. C. M. Livingston. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. Aunt Hannah's fondest wish had been that her nephew John would marry a local girl and take over the family farm. Trouble was, John was never very interested in the farm and followed his own path, first to college and then to seminary. Now he was settling into his first pastorate and as anyone could see, his wife Mattie was simply not fit to be a housekeeper or a pastor's...
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by Mrs Robert Lee
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LibriVox recording of Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by Mrs Robert Lee. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Stories about unusual interactions between animals and humans that reflect some attitudes to the wild in the mid-eighteen hundreds, including trophy hunting. "Chronically ill and often in pain," the author, Mary Custis Lee, experienced "hardship with sturdy and radiant faith." Maybe that's why she did not turn away in this book, from unpleasant and...
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by Ambrose Bierce
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LibriVox recording of An Interpretation by Ambrose Bierce. Read in English by Claudia Salto; Diana Majlinger; Jason Mills; Jannie Meisberger; Kara Shallenberg; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Steve Lawrence LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of An Interpretation by Ambrose Bierce. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 22, 2013. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Thornton W. Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Prickly Porky by Thornton W. Burgess. Read in English by Diana Majlinger; Greg Giordano; Kamna; Lynne Thompson; Larry Wilson; Jude Somers; kalpnaa. A stranger from the North Woods has just arrived in the Green Forest causing a great stir among the woodland creatures who live there. They quickly discover that this odd fellow with the barbed spikes in his fur is the loyal and brave Prickly Porky the Porcupine. Not long after Prickly Porky arrives, a bit of...
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by William Donahey
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LibriVox recording of Adventures of the Teenie Weenies by William Donahey. Read in English by Kara Shallenberg; Lynne Thompson; Mary Kay; Rosslyn Carlyle; DVoice; W Bryant; Joanne Rochon; misakafukuyama; Natalie Paula; Natalya The Teenie Weenies are people two inches tall who live under a rose bush with "real world" size materials made from discarded objects like hats, jars, barrels, kegs, and boxes - all of which were gigantic to them. Each Teenie Weenie has a unique personality that...
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by Julia Caroline Dorr
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LibriVox recording of Afternoon Songs by Julia Caroline Dorr. Read in English by Domenica Campbell; Sarah Sellari; Jael Baldwin; GregShinn; SkyAlbatross; Rachel; Ezwa; Larry Wilson; Michele Fry; Lana Maes; dane hendren; Newgatenovelist; Diana Schmidt This is a volume of poems by Julia Caroline Dorr, part 5 of her collected poems. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
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LibriVox recording of Peace on Earth, Good Will to Dogs by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott. Read in English by Phil Chenevert If you don't like Christmas stories, don't read this one! And if you don't like dogs I don't know just what to advise you to do! For I warn you perfectly frankly that I am distinctly pro-dog and distinctly pro-Christmas, and would like to bring to this little story whatever whiff of fir-balsam I can cajole from the make-believe forest in my typewriter, and every glitter of...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of One of My Sons by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Laura Victoria A young girl frantically summons a gentleman walking by on the street to come in and help her grandfather. Arthur Outhwaite answers her cry for help only to find himself as the last person to see her grandfather alive and left with the admonishment from the dying man to deliver a letter to someone, and to that person only. Unfortunately, he dies before he can inform Outhwaite who that particular person is....
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by William Clark Russell
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LibriVox recording of The Yarn of Old Harbour Town by William Clark Russell. Read in English by Librivox volunteers This novel opens in 1805, during the Napoleonic Wars between England and France. A retired sailor, Captain Acton, reminisces about his time at sea now he lives on shore and wonders about a ship seen burning at sea the previous night. But there is one more voyage for the Captain, this time taking his daughter Lucy. As all sailors know, a woman on board brings bad luck. For further...
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by Victor Hugo
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LibriVox recording of Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo. Read in French by Jc Guan; Gilles G. Le Blanc Dès 1828 Hugo avait conçu Note Dame de Paris et se rend plusieurs fois à la cathédrale. Il ressuscite le Paris d'autrefois avec sa cathédrale. Notre-Dame de Paris retrace la destinée tragique au Moyen Âge d'une jeune bohémienne, Esméralda, victime du désir qu'elle inspire à trois hommes. Convoitée par l'archidiacre Frollo, elle est enlevée sur son ordre par le sonneur de cloches...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Old Mr. Crow by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson Arthur Scott Bailey, a native of the state of Vermont, wrote over forty children's books using a variety of animals, birds and even insects to entertain. The Tale of Old Mr. Crow is one of 16 stories of his Tuck-Me-In Tales series. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Leigh Douglass Brackett
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LibriVox recording of Queen Of The Martian Catacombs by Leigh Douglass Brackett. Read in English by Phil Chenevert This is the very first story with the Conan like barbarian hero, Eric John Stark tales.   This is not the fantastical Mars of Burroughs, nor the hard science of a Bradbury with ray guns, but there are ancient alien civilizations all over the place reacting to the influx of humans. With title like this, how can it not be a fabulous tale, eh? First published in Planet Stories 1949....
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by DuBose Heyward
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LibriVox recording of Porgy by DuBose Heyward. Read in English by Denise Ray Story about Southern African American man with disabilities and the life he leads in the 1900's. - Summary by Denise Ray For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B Audiobook (107MB)
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by Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë
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LibriVox recording of Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell (version 2) by Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë. Read in English by Libby Gohn; Elizabeth Klett; Drew Johnson The Bronte sisters, most famous for their novels, began their career with a slim volume of poetry, published under pseudonyms. It only sold two volumes, but inspired much interest in the identities of the unknown poets. This is a recording of the more successful 1850 edition, which includes additional poems by...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Poetic Duets by Various. Read in English by Algy Pug and Newgatenovelist. This selection of poems has many favourites from authors such as Edward Lear and Robert Browning, as well as less well known authors. We hope you enjoy the poems. Please note that sections 3 and 11 had two sources for the text of the poems; they are http://www.bartleby.com/337/202.html and http://www.bartleby.com/101/76.html. (Summery by Newgatenovelist) For further information, including links to...
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by Harry Harrison
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LibriVox recording of Planet of the Damned by Harry Harrison. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Dis was a harsh, inhospitable, dangerous place and  the  Magter made it worse. They might have been human once—but they were something else now. The  Magter had only one desire—Kill! Kill everything, themselves, their  planet ,  the  universe if they could—Brion Brandd was sent in at  the  eleventh hour. His mission was to save Dis, but it looked as though he was going to preside over...
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by Florence Morse Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of The Heart of Philura by Florence Morse Kingsley. Read in English by annie70 Once again Mrs Kingsley does not shy away from the highs and lows of life in the quickly changing world of the 1900s…the ageing women working to support themselves or their families, in jobs that will soon disappear...the washerwoman, butter-woman and the little dressmaker….the contrast between the socialite of Boston and the drudge in the kitchen….the old farmers and the independent,...
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LibriVox recording of History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688, Volume 1E by David Hume. Read in English by Theodulf; Tim Cote; Kevin W. Davidson; Richard Carpenter; Matthew Calvin; Ric F; Adam Picot; Matt Lusher; Greg Golding; Leanne Kinkopf; Brendan Stallard; gscheids; rookieblue; Lucas Boulding; JamesMcAndrew David Hume is one of the great philosophers of the Western intellectual tradition. His philosophical writings earned him lasting fame and renown;...
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by Herodotus
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LibriVox recording of Libro VII de la Historia de Heródoto by Herodotus. Read in Spanish by Tux Muere Darío haciendo contra la Grecia aprestos militares que continua su hijo Jerges: con este objeto hace abrir un canal en el Athos y echar un puente sobre el Helesponto. — Orden de marcha del ejercito persa de mar y tierra; su número y aumento; naciones que lo componian, y generales encargados del mando. — Disputa de Jerges con el lacedemonio Demarato acerca del valor y resistencia de los...
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by L. A. Borah
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LibriVox recording of The House of Dust by L. A. Borah. Read in English by Ben Tucker The old Lamont House sits still out in the Louisiana swamp, covered in dust and seemingly untouched since that terrible murder that occurred there twenty years ago. When daughter of murdered patriarch of the Lamont family Elise shows up at the Lamont House one stormy evening, escorted by intrepid doctor Kirk Hayward, to meet her brother and his new bride, they become entangled in a series of mysterious events...
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LibriVox opname van Een Strijd om de Schatten van Alva of de Watergeuzen in 1572 van H. Bertrand. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. Louise Zaalberg schreef onder het pseudoniem H. Bertrand dit boek naar een Engelstalige roman. Guy Chester is een Engelse avonturier die zijn koningin, maar ook de watergeuzen volledig is toegedaan. Hij strijdt met alle middelen tegen de Spaanse onderdrukkers en hun onderkoning, de hertog van Alva. En dan komt Chester op het spoor van twee schatten van Alva: zijn...
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by Theodor Storm
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LibriVox recording of Der kleine Haewelmann, by Theodor Storm. Read in German by Franziska Nelson . Das beruehmte Maerchen von Theodor Storm erzaehlt von einem kleinen Jungen, der Haewelmann hieß. Haewelmann schlief in einem Bett mit Rollen, “wenn er aber nicht muede war, so musste seine Mutter ihn darin in der Stube umherfahren”. - In der Nacht von der diese Geschichte handelt, schlief die Mutter aber so tief ein, dass sie sein Rufen nach “Mehr, mehr!” nicht mehr hoeren konnte. Und so...
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by Walter Thornbury
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LibriVox recording of Haunted London by Walter Thornbury. Read in English by Lynne T; ashleighjane; Dru Conway; Julie Barkley; Linda Johnson; Gillian Hendrie; Ian Stewart; Linda Olsen Fitak; Esmeralda Fisher; susanjhudson; jenno London: one of the oldest and most populous cities in the world. Surely it holds a few secrets within its ancient walls and the stories of ghostly presences abound. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.
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LibriVox opname van Het Leven van Maurits Lijnslager deel 2 van Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Een roman over dé ideale 'Nederlandse man' uit de 17de eeuw. Het boek is geschreven in de 19de eeuw als 'verzet' tegen de Franse overheersing. Ook voor de 21ste eeuw is het boek nog actueel, al zouden we dan 'Nederlandse man' beter kunnen vervangen door de term 'Wereldburger (m/v)'. In dit tweede deel gaat Maurits met zijn Maria trouwen. (Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie,...
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by Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of Hidden Foes by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by ToddHW; Owlivia; Flamboyant Otter; Mike Manolakes; Tony Posante; Nancy Gorgen; Daniel Johnson-Carter; AlanCrookham; Paul Harvey; JustinPaul Nick Carter is a fictional detective who first appeared in 1886 in dime store novels. Over the years, different authors, all taking the nom de plume Nicholas Carter, have penned stories featuring "America's greatest detective". He has his work cut out when a body is...
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by Charlotte Lennox
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LibriVox recording of Henrietta (volume 1) by Charlotte Lennox. Henrietta is a strong willed young lady who will not give in to her aunt and marry the suitors she proposes. She runs away and adventure ensues. However she meets one young man who she is quite taken with but he does not share all about himself and Henrietta finds herself in some tricky situations. (Summary by Michele Eaton) This Librivox audiobook is a dramatic reading of volume 1 of this book. Cast list: Henrietta Courteney...
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LibriVox recording of Ingersoll on THOMAS PAINE, from the Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 1, Lecture 3 by Robert G. Ingersoll. Read in English by William Allan Jones Col. Ingersoll begins his lectures on famous people as follows: "It is hard to overstate the debt we owe to the men and women of genius. Take from our world what they have given, and all the niches would be empty, all the walls naked—meaning and connection would fall from words of poetry and fiction, music would go back...
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by Poul William Anderson
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LibriVox recording of Inside Earth by Poul William Anderson. Read in English by Phil Chenevert This story takes place in the not so distant future. Earth has been conquered and is a subjugated planet, the much too humanoid new rulers now extract heavy taxes, control industry and reproduction and interfere in every aspect of life. Rumors of their brutality and vicious massacres increase every day. Obviously, they must be thrown out and rebellion seethes among the patriots. But on the other hand,...
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by David Cory
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LibriVox recording of Little Jack Rabbit and Danny Fox by David Cory. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Ellies; Kathleen Moore; Dustin Thomas; Sunbeard; Elissa Graeser David Cory is the author of over 50 children's book including the Little Jack Rabbit series and the Puss-in-Boots series. This is the second of the Little Jack Rabbit books. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Jeannette Augustus Marks; Julia Moody
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LibriVox recording of Little Busybodies: The Life of Crickets, Ants, Bees, and Others by Jeannette Augustus Marks; Julia Moody. Read in English by Linette Geisel; Kathrine Engan; Alpreup; sashelliott; Christi Lupher; Le; Michele Fry; Brett Phillips These short stories about crickets, ants, bees, beetles and other little busybodies are intended by the two authors to show their children the wonderland of insectcs if we just take the time to look closely. "We hope that you will realize that...
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by Edward Taylor Fletcher
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LibriVox recording of The Lost Island of Atlantis by Edward Taylor Fletcher. Read in English by Rapunzelina In this paper, read before the Literary and Historical Society, Quebec, Fletcher demonstrates methodically what he perceives as evidence for the existence of the island of Atlantis. He begins by documenting the historical instances Atlantis is referred to in ancient texts, even if only as a myth (Part 1), continues on to analyze linguistic elements that might indicate an Atlantean origin...
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by Desiderius Erasmus
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LibriVox recording of Das Lob der Narrheit by Desiderius Erasmus. (Translated by Unknown.) Read in German by Julia Niedermaier Hinter dem tollen Wirrwarr menschlichen Treibens, hinter den Mängeln, Schwächen, Fehlern und Untugenden sieht Erasmus die Thorheit als etwas nur Allzumenschliches an. Sie ist ihm dasjenige geistige Element, das dem Erdendasein überhaupt erst Reiz und Wert verleiht. Das Horazische Dulce est desipere in loco ist hier zu einem Prinzip der Weltanschauung erhoben und wird...
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by John Galsworthy
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LibriVox recording of Justice by John Galsworthy. Read in English by Algy Pug; Matthew Reece; Michele Eaton; Alan Mapstone; Larry Wilson; April6090; MichaelMaggs; RHelfmann; ambsweet13; Shawn Clayton; Phil Schempf; David Purdy; Tomas Peter; Andrew Gaunce; ToddHW; Son of the Exiles; Chris Pyle; Adrian Stephens; Karsus A cheque has been issued for nine pounds but someone has changed it to ninety in the hopes of claiming the money. But who is responsible? Will one mans confession bring us to the...
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by Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Simon Evers Linda Tressel lives a lonely life with her domineering aunt, Madame Staubach, in a large house in Nuremberg. Madame Staubach takes in the odious and much older Peter Steinmarc as a lodger and plans that Linda should marry him – entirely against Linda’s will. Meanwhile Linda falls in love with Ludovic Valcalm, a disreputable young man. The book follows Linda’s fortunes. - Summary by Simon Evers For...
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by Louisa May Alcott
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LibriVox recording of Little Women (version 4) by Louisa May Alcott. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Little Women is the classic story of the March family, which consists of Mr. and Mrs. March and their four girls–Practical, yet fashion conscious, Meg, who longs for the nice things they used to have. Rambunctious, book worm, Jo, who wants to become a writer and wishes she were born a boy. Shy and quiet, home loving, Beth, who loves to play the piano and play with her kitties. Finally,...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Godfrey Morgan: a Californian Mystery by Jules Verne. Read in English by Arnold This Verne adventure is indeed a mystery and also a satire on the Crusoe genre. Our characters are larger than life, as well they should be - Verne expects Americans to perform epics. Young Godfrey goes to sea for adventure before settling down with his bride to be. His incredibly wealthy uncle sets him aboard one of his steamers which founders some days out, leaving Godfrey and his companion,...
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by Sæmund Sigfusson; Snorri Sturleson
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LibriVox recording of Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson by Sæmund Sigfusson; Snorri Sturleson. (Translated by Rasmus Bjørn Anderson.) Read in English by Becky Cook; Leni; Foon; Jeff Burke; Kathrine Engan; Marta A; Fatima Ansari; Mayah The most complete set of the epic Norse eddas, or poems. It contains in beautiful verse the pagan beliefs of the Old Norse. Luckily in this work both the Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson and the Younger Eddas of Snorre...
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by Susan Coolidge
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LibriVox recording of Eyebright by Susan Coolidge. Read in English by Lynne Thompson "Imagination is like a sail, as Mr. Joyce had said that evening; but sails are good and useful things sometimes, and carry their owners over deep waters and dark waves, which else might dampen, and drench, and drown." Twelve year old Isabella Bright is endowed with just such an imagination and spends her time amusing herself and her friends with stories. Will her imagination be called upon to help her...
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by Alfred Russel Wallace
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LibriVox recording of The Malay Archipelago, Vol. 2 by Alfred Russel Wallace. Read in English by nlonghu; deongines A fascinating and classic Victorian ethnology of SE Asia, first published in 1869. The author was co-discoverer of evolution, together with Darwin. (Summary by Nicholas Longhurst) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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by Robert E. Howard
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LibriVox recording of Shadows in Zamboula (version 2) by Robert E. Howard. Read in English by Phil Chenevert In the dark streets of Zamboula, huge ghouls stalk the night seeking victims for their ghastly rites and feasts. Conan is passing through this city and is almost a victim but escapes, only to rush to the aid of a beautiful, voluptuous maiden still in their horrible talons. Swords flash, thews are strained and the mighty Conan almost meets his match in the temple of the monkey god. Will...
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by Karl von Holtei
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LibriVox recording of Schwarzwaldau by Karl von Holtei. Read in German by bettine; Hokuspokus; Ramona Deininger-Schnabel; Jessi; RenateIngrid; Fabian Tolkmitt; eve8; Julia Niedermaier; Carolin Kaiser; Rebecca Braunert-Plunkett; Elli; OldZach Das Buch Schwarzwaldau (1856) ist einer der frühesten Vertreter des Genres "Thriller" in der deutschen Sprache. Die Handlung öffnet mit den unglücklichen Beziehungen zwischen Emil von und zu Schwarzwaldau, seiner Frau Agnes und dem Jäger...
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by Joannes Stobaeus
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LibriVox recording of Seven Sages and Delphic Maxims by Joannes Stobaeus. Read in Ancient Greek by Maria Sozopoulou The Seven Sages of Hellas were philosophers, statesmen, and law-givers of the early sixth century BCE. They were well known for their wisdom. The Delphic Maxims are a set of 147 aphorisms inscribed at Delphi. It is said that they were given by god Apollo to the Delphi Oracle. The Seven Sages and Delphic Maxims are preserved in Joannes Stobaeus “Anthologium” (also...
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by Joseph A. Altsheler
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LibriVox recording of The Last Rebel by Joseph A. Altsheler. Read in English by DavidG Arthur West has been taken as a prisoner of war by Colonel Hetherhill of the Confederate States of America, and imprisoned at Fort Defiance, where an oddly small number of soldiers are stationed. More odd than the size of the fort's company, however, is the fact that the Civil War ended thirty years prior to West's capture. This is the story of West's attempts to regain his freedom. - Summary by David Gore...
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LibriVox recording of The Jungle Girl by Gordon Casserly. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson Mrs Norton is the wife of the Political Officer and confident of Mr. Wargrave who as an officer ends up at her husbands Border Outpost, Ranga Duar in British India after meeting Violet on a different Border Outpost. This is the story of Mr. Wargrave, Mr. Norton, his wife and the people assigned to Ranga Duar as they protect the area, including the forests. We are introduced to Miss Benson the...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth by T. D. Bonner. Read in English by Gary Olman Buried amid the sublime passes of the Sierra Nevada are old men, who, when children, strayed away from our crowded settlements, and, gradually moving farther and farther from civilization, have in time become domiciliated among the wild beasts and wilder savages — have lived scores of years whetting their intellects in the constant struggle for self-preservation; whose only...
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LibriVox recording of The Masquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston. Read in English by Simon Evers In the London fog, two men bump into each other one night. They are immediately unnerved by their exact resemblance to each other. Jack Chilcote MP is a rising political star and John Loder a man with a thwarted ambition. The plan they jointly hatch leads to a story of high tension both politically and personally. The book has been turned into a play and four films over the years. The authoress...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of The Mabinogion, Volume 3 by Anonymous. (Translated by Charlotte Guest.) Read in English by Jim Locke This is final volume of the Mabinogion. As with the other volumes, these Arthurian tales are translated from Welsh manuscripts and largely represent an earlier and more pagan period. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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LibriVox recording of The Regeneration of Lord Ernie by Algernon Blackwood. Read in English by Patrick79 "The Regeneration of Lord Ernie is a story about a young man with no passion for life, he was very capable and the heir to a large family fortune but just not interested in life. His father employs a teacher, John Hendricks, to take him on a world tour and try to inspire him. In the final stage of the tour in desperation he takes him to the Jura mountains, where he went as a young man,...
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by W. S. Gilbert
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LibriVox recording of The Bab Ballads by W. S. Gilbert. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Lisa Reichert; Ken Masters; MikeStanich; Shakira Searle; Chris Pyle; readread; Ezwa; John Kellow; NoelBadrian; KDMoore; Ruth Golding; Diana Schmidt; Newgatenovelist The Bab Ballads are a collection of light verse by W. S. Gilbert, illustrated with his own comic drawings. Gilbert wrote the Ballads before he became famous for his comic opera librettos with Arthur Sullivan. In writing the Bab Ballads,...
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by Burton Egbert Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of That Affair at Elizabeth (version 2) by Burton Egbert Stevenson. Read in English by Jacquerie. A bride-to-be vanishes and mystery is born. Before it is solved, its pursuers uncover madness, treachery, and a grave in a cellar. Summary by Jacquerie. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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by Ellis Parker Butler
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LibriVox recording of Swatty: A Story of Real Boys by Ellis Parker Butler. Read in English by DaleBarkley. The fun adventures of Georgie, Swatty, and Bony, as they encounter flooding rivers, emotional girls, burning buildings, rotten stumps, mean teachers, a haunted house, dark caves, murderers, and ice jams. (Summary by Dale Barkley) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Sylvie and Bruno Concluded by Lewis Carroll. Read in English by Catharine Eastman Sylvie and Bruno Concluded continues the adventures of the many characters in the previous volume Sylvie and Bruno. The fairy-children Sylvie and Bruno are charming whenever they appear, their fairy companions such as the Professor delight in taking ideas to their logical (and humorous) conclusions, and many nonsense songs are sung. Meanwhile, the mortals (comprised of the unnamed narrator,...
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