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by Randall Garrett
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LibriVox recording of Anything You Can Do by Randall Garrett. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The Alien did not intend to crash land on earth, but he did. The alien tried to communicate with humans, but he could not. The alien did not wish to be captured, and so he wasn't. For over 5 years he roamed, looting and killing as necessary. Why could the combined forces and brains of all the nations on earth not deal with him or it? Well, Earth was faced with a strange problem indeed. They had to...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox recording of The Englishman and Other Poems by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Read in English by BettyB; Jim Nyenhuis; Ezwa; Dru Conway; Michael Conway; RogerioM; Michele Fry; Larry Wilson; Kathleen Moore This is a volume of beautiful and evocative poetry by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. - 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 LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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by Juhani Aho
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LibriVox recording of Ensimmäiset novellit by Juhani Aho. Read in Finnish by Harri Tapani Ylilammi Tunnetun suomalaisen kirjailijan Juhani Ahon uransa alkupäässä kirjoittamia novelleja ja runoja, jotka on julkaistu yksissä kansissa vuonna 1915. - Summary by Harri Tapani Ylilammi 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...
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by Tomás de Iriarte
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LibriVox recording of Fábulas literarias by Tomás de Iriarte. Read in Spanish by Catherine Grissom; Pamela Nagami; Mongope; mariemdover; jrodzg; YasmineHaggag; Joyfull; Anusha Iyer; crecente; Luis Alberto Martín; Judith Vainman; Mayah Las Fábulas literarias es la obra más conocida del fabulista Tomás de Iriarte. Consiste en una colección de poemas satíricas y morales escritas con una estética definitivamente neoclásica. Según la Advertencia del editor (en la edición de 1782):...
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by Edmund Flagg
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LibriVox recording of Edmond Dantès by Edmund Flagg. Read in English by Jim Locke; Mike Manolakes; phxtopdog; Kate Follis; Patrick Saville; lcastleb1 "Edmond Dantès" the Sequel to Alexander Dumas' masterpiece, "The Count of Monte-Cristo," is a novel that will delight, entertain and instruct all who read it. It has wonderful fascination, absorbing interest and rare merit, combined with remarkable power, amazing ingenuity and thorough originality. In it the narrative is...
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 7: Part 2: Countess de Saint-Geran by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan This story details the crimes and trial surrounding the unexpected pregnancy and subsequent childbirth of the Countess de Saint-Geran in 1640s France. Familial jealousies harbored by her sister-in-law, the Marchioness de Bouille, intertwine with the greedy schemes of a fugitive relative, the Marquis de Saint-Maixent, to...
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by Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Clergymen Of The Church Of England by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by David Wales This 1866 book was published in a time of great change in the Church of England. Trollope began as a High Church adherent and then worked his way to a Broad Church stance, a theological liberalism (toleration of belief and interpretation, regard for the individual conscience, a willingness to tolerate the ambiguity of finding truth in the extremes as well as the middle). This book deals...
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by Stuart Chase
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LibriVox recording of The Challenge of Waste by Stuart Chase. Read in English by progressingamerica. "The Challenge of Waste" examines the wasteful nature of the competitive market system, particularly from a Veblenian point of view. He also praises World War I era planning by the Fuel Administration and other government wartime agencies. (Summary by progressingamerica) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Frank Allaben
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LibriVox recording of Concerning Genealogies by Frank Allaben. Read in English by Roger Melin. Written over a century ago, this comprehensive book offers insight into the methods used (still to this day, in spite of modern computers) to research and compile a family history. As stated in the preface of the book, "Strong emphasis is laid upon the importance of employing the historical method..." which is sorely lacking in today's computerized compilations. - Summary by Roger Melin For...
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by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
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LibriVox recording of Concerning Isabel Carnaby by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler. Read in English by MaryAnn; Mary Herndon Bell; Jim Locke; Lynda Marie Neilson Isabel Carnaby returns from India. She starts looking for a place in upper class British society. At the begining, people are sceptical of her because she is an orphan. But she will surprise everybody. - Summary by Stav Nisser. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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LibriVox recording of Theory of Colours by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. (Translated by Charles Lock Eastlake.) Read in English by Lynne T; Nathan Rosquist; Dylan Campbell; Deborah Wade; Kieren Metts; playonwords; Gillian Hendrie; Michelle Tan; DrPGould; Katarina Petric; Simona Rusu; jcrosbie; ToddHW; Suzie; Chris Gray; jenno; brianna Newton's observations on the optical spectrum were widely accepted but Goethe noticed the difference between the scientific explanation and the phenomena as...
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by Honoré de Balzac
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LibriVox recording of Colonel Chabert by Honoré de Balzac. (Translated by Clara Bell; Ellen Marriage.) Read in English by Nicole Lee Colonel Chabert is a soldier, who goes missing during the Napoleonic wars, and then returns from the dead, most inconveniently for his wife, who has remarried and has gone up in the world. This novella by Balzac lays bare the venality of the French Restoration period. It has been filmed several times, most recently in the 1994 version, starring Gerard Depardieu....
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by World English Bible
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LibriVox  recording of Bible (WEB) NT 11: Philippians by World English Bible.  Read in English by Beth Thomas.  Paul's letter to the Philippians contains some of the most quoted passages of the pastoral letters, including "to live is Christ and to die is gain" and "closes with the poetic passage urging Christians to contemplate whatever is true, pure and lovely. This reading is the whole letter complete in one chapter to encourage listeners to engage with the flow of Paul's...
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by Reina-Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) NT 04: Juan by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull El evangelio según Juan se considera uno de los 10 libros más leídos de la Biblia, por lo que a mi respecta, es mi favorito y te invito a que lo leas con una mente abierta, no solo una vez, sino varias veces, ya que cada vez que lo lees Dios te habla de una manera personal y te muestra cosas que no viste antes. Juan escribió su evangelio para persuadir a la gente a creer en Jesús. En sus...
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by Reina-Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) NT 08: 2 Corintios by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull Esta segunda carta de Pablo a los Corintios es intensamente personal; el apóstol Pablo revela sus sentimientos y emociones, sus ambiciones y su amor por la iglesia. Pablo explica detalladamente su carrera y habla de algunas de las pruebas que él soporta en el servicio del Señor Jesucristo, incluyendo un aguijón en la carne para mantenerlo humilde. Habla sobre la necesidad de hacer una...
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by Reina-Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) NT 23-25: 1, 2, 3 Juan by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull Además de las 3 epístolas que llevan su nombre, Juan es también el autor del cuarto Evangelio y el libro de Apocalipsis. Esta primera carta de Juan se escribe a las congregaciones cristianas fundadas en la verdad y la fe, pero que están recibiendo serios desafíos de los falsos maestros. El error particular que se propaga es la filosofía de la religión llamada gnosticismo. Se basa...
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by Sir Walter Scott
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LibriVox recording of The Black Dwarf by Sir Walter Scott. Read in English by tbragg; Gillian Hendrie; ToddHW; Neala; deongines; DrPGould The Black Dwarf is the first of the “Tales of My Landlord” series, which also includes The Bride of Lammermoor and The Heart of Midlothian. The third preliminary chapter depicts two horsemen arriving at the Wallace Inn in Gandercleugh, where one of the horsemen relates the tale. The story proper is set on the Scottish borders during the reign of Queen...
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by Julia Darrow Cowles
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LibriVox recording of Favorite Fairy Tales Retold by Julia Darrow Cowles. Read in English by James Pinegar; Libby Marie Lennon; BettyB; Esther Kamas; Greg Giordano; Mayah; Michelle Schroff; Jessica Allen; Kalynda In this volume, Ms. Cowles has collected her favourite fairy tales and retold them for children. All of the most famous authors are represented, such as Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm. But instead of retelling all the standard tales, Ms. Cowles has chosen fairy tales...
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by Reuben Archer Torrey
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LibriVox recording of The Fundamental Doctrines of the Christian Faith by Reuben Archer Torrey. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. We were having a great many accessions to our church. While many of these came by letter form other churches, many of them were new converts and had had practically no systematic instruction in the fundamental truths of the Christina faith, so we announced a series of sermons on The Fundamental Doctrines of the Christian Faith. There was immediately a large...
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by Barry Pain
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LibriVox recording of An Exchange of Souls by Barry Pain. Read in English by Roger Melin Although only lightly known as an author of horror stories, Barry Pain departs from his typical themes with 'An Exchange of Souls'. In this novel, respected doctor Daniel Myas is a scientist who has developed a machine which allows for the exchange of his 'personality' with that of another. However when his attempt at 'exchanging souls' occurs with an individual very close to him, only a form of horror can...
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by J. M. Barrie
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LibriVox recording of A Kiss for Cinderella by J. M. Barrie. Read in English by a full cast. This play does have Cinderella and a Godmother, Royalty, and glass slippers, but it takes place in WW1 and is certainly not your typical fairy tale! Produced on Broadway in 1916, it was made into a silent movie in 1925. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list (in order of appearance): Mr. Bodie: Peter Yearsley Policeman: ToddHW Cinderella: VivianWeaver Gentleman: Mike Harris Mrs. Maloney: Michele Eaton Marion:...
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by Immanuel Kant
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LibriVox recording of Anthropology by Immanuel Kant (translated by Adolph Ernst Kroeger.) Read in English by Larry Wilson; Craig Campbell; VivianWeaver; sgrace; Anna Simon; Amy Gramour Immanuel Kant gave a series of lectures on anthropology 1772-1773, 1795-1796 at the University of Königsberg, which was founded in 1544. His lectures dealt with recognizing the internal and external in man, cognition, sensuousness, the five senses, as well as the soul and the mind. They were gathered together...
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by Percy MacKaye
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LibriVox recording of Caliban by the Yellow Sands by Percy MacKaye. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. Caliban, the primitive, savage son of the witch Sycorax and the evil frog-tiger god Setebos, seeks to obtain knowledge and become civilized from a strange magician named Prospero and his young daughter, Miranda. Through fantastic visions (including of Shakespeare plays), poetry, song and dance, thus begins the slow, gradual education of a inquisitive brute as he faces enlightenment and...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol (version 10) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by W. Blaine Dowler Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by four spirits on Christmas Eve, and it changes his life forever. - Summary by W. Blaine Dowler 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 Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox recording of The Cambridge Book of Poetry for Children by Kenneth Grahame. Read in English by Leonard Wilson; BettyB; RecordingPerson; Damla Ozdemir; Phil Schempf; Lynne T; Jude; Vittoria Conn; Patrick Saville A collection of poems, many well-known or by famous writers for children, celebrating the joys of life for children and avoiding the all-too-common subject of death. Selected and edited by Kenneth Grahame. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to...
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by Agnes C. Laut
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LibriVox recording of Canada: The Empire of the North by Agnes C. Laut. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson Canada's past is more dramatic than any romance ever penned. . . . All that has been attempted here is such a story of the romance and adventure in Canada's nation building as will give the casual reader knowledge of the country's past, and how that past led along a trail of great heroism to the destiny of a Northern Empire. This volume is in no sense formal history. There will be...
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by Friedrich Schiller
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LibriVox recording of History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 5 by Friedrich Schiller. (Translated by Rev. Alexander James William Morrison.) Read in English by S S Kim; Owen Cook Volume 5 concludes the History of the Thirty Years War in Germany. [Note From the first PG etext of this work: Separate sources indicate that at the beginning of this war there were about 15 million people in Germany, and at the end of the war there were about 4 million. If this is not surprising enough, war broke out...
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LibriVox recording of The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night volume 8 by Anonymous. (Translated by Richard Francis Burton.) Read in English by Lynne T; susanjhudson; Will Thompson; Sylviamb; Kalynda; Roohi; Kikine This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. The are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found for the collection, but...
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by Keith Laumer
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LibriVox recording of A Trace of Memory by Keith Laumer. Read in English by Nick Bulka; Mark Nelson Legion was homeless and hungry and looking for a way to get to Miami when he crossed paths with Foster. Foster enlists Legion's aid in dealing with the mysterious light-beings called Hunters who he says have been chasing him, and also in recovering his lost memories. He possesses a journal with entries dating back centuries which contain the only clues to his identity. Their quest involves...
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by W. Somerset Maugham
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LibriVox recording of The Trembling of a Leaf by W. Somerset Maugham. Read in English by Lilith Branda A collection of short stories on the South Sea Islands, among which are the famous "Red," "Rain," and "The Fall of Edward Barnard," the last of which contains the basic story of what came to be one of the most well-known among W. Somerset Maugham's novels, The Razor's Edge. - Summary by Lilith Branda For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of The Most Extraordinary Trial of William Palmer by Anonymous. Read in English by Lynne T [quote] John Parsons Cook was a 28 year old bachelor, from a good family but not in robust health. He studied to become a lawyer, but instead of following that career, turned to raising race horses. In November 1855, during a visit to the Shrewsbury races, he was taken violently ill. He was attended by the 80 year old local doctor Dr. Bamford, and Cook's friend and sometimes partner,...
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LibriVox recording of Potash and Perlmutter: Their Copartnership Ventures and Adventures by Montague Glass. Read in English by Lynne T; MaryAnn; Pamela Nagami; Linda Johnson; realisticspeakers Montague Glass was a lawyer who eventually abandoned the practice of law to write full time. He wrote a series of stories in the New York Post about a pair of popular characters in the predominantly Jewish garment trade. Many of the plots were derived from trade problems he saw as a lawyer. This is the...
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by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
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LibriVox recording of Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey. Read in English by Judi Mason. The first of a trilogy for girls which introduces Pixie O'Shaughnessy. She is sent to boarding school in England from her native Ireland, full of mischief and inventions. Summary by Judith Mason. 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...
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by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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LibriVox recording of Songs of the Silent World, and Other Poems by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Read in English by Sonia; larryhayes7; Mayah; Lilian Elizabeth; Larry Wilson; Eva Davis; Jason in Panama; Amy Gramour; Kathleen Moore This is a volume of poetry by American poet and feminist social reformer Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Many of the poems in this volume reflect the ideas Phelps advocated during her life, and are meant to encourage the reader to entertain them. - Summary by Carolin For further...
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by Elliott O'Donnell
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LibriVox recording of The Sorcery Club by Elliott O'Donnell. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins Leon Hamar and his friends were out-of-work and starving in San Francisco after the firm they worked for went out of business. Leon acquired a strange book and some cash in a trade for his watch-chain, one of his last posessions. He hated books and had no intention of reading the thing, but of course did, and discovered that it told the tale of Atlantis and the society of sorcerers who inhabited it....
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by Robert Barr
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LibriVox recording of Revenge! by Robert Barr. Read in English by Roger Melin A collection of 20 short stories of the crime, detective, and thriller variety, sharing a common theme of .... you guessed it, revenge, and often with surprise conclusions. Elements of the style of Alfred Hitchcock may be found among many of the tales. Turn down the lights, let the imagination wander as it will, and perpare to expect the unexpected. (Roger Melin) For further information, including links to online...
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by Omar Khayyám
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LibriVox recording of The Rubaiyat of Umar Khaiyam by Omar Khayyám. (Translated by Jean Baptiste Nicolas & Frederic Rolfe.) Read in English by Algy Pug In 1867 Jean Baptiste Nicolas (1814-1875), scholar and career diplomat, published the first major French translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. This version is in prose and the collection contains 464 verses. In Nicolas’ view, Omar was no Epicurean reveler but rather a relentless spiritual seeker – his frequent allusions to wine...
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by W. Somerset Maugham
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LibriVox recording of Orientations by W. Somerset Maugham. Read in English by Lilith Branda This is a collection showing W. Somerset Maugham's early attempt in the short story genre, which he comes to master as one of 20th century's best teller of tales. - Summary by Lilith Branda 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...
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by Mary Decker Wellcome
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LibriVox recording of Talks About Flowers by Mary Decker Wellcome. Read in English by Christine Lehman; Rebekah Howard; Lenore Vinka; Kathleen Moore; Larry Wilson; BettyB; Devorah Allen; Brandon Weston; sunshinealways; chocmuse; tmeritt; boatharbor To all Flower Lovers who may read these pages, we come with kindly greetings. To you we dedicate our Work. Encouraged by the many testimonials of favor with which our Flower Sketches have been received, which have appeared in the Boston Journal,...
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by Jean Webster
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LibriVox recording of The Wheat Princess by Jean Webster. Read in English by Celine Major Marcia Copley, an american heiress, comes to Rome. Typically for the period, she may want to attract an aristocrat. He brings the title, she brings the money to support it. her adventures in Rome are different then she anticipated. Rich and poor live side by side, and the author does her best to describe both walks of life vividly and truthfully. Jean Webster is the author of Daddy Long Legs and Dear...
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by Various; Robert Maynard Leonard
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LibriVox recording of Poems on Travel by Various; Robert Maynard Leonard. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Nemo; Lynda Marie Neilson; Ian King; Melanie T; Eva Davis; RecordingPerson; whdemick This volume of poetry takes the reader, or rather the listener, along on a literary tour through Europe. R.M. Leonard has collected the finest (as of 1914) poems by some of the most celebrated poets of the English language, all covering the subject of travel, and often concerning travelling to a certain...
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by Edward Tyson Allen
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LibriVox  recording of recording of Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest by Edward Tyson Allen.  Read in English by KHand Written by a forester, this book aims to educate people on the importance of maintaining forests and those events which pose a danger to forests. It looks at forests from multiple points of view, the public, lumbermen, and the farmer. Given the author's association with the forestry department in the Pacific Northwest, the book focuses primarily on that region;...
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LibriVox recording of Satires of Circumstance, Lyrics and Reveries, with Miscellaneous Pieces by Thomas Hardy. Read in English by John Burlinson; Sonia; Tomas Peter Published in 1914, this is a compilation of 107 poems by Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), who is probably better known as the author of such famous novels as Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Far from the Madding Crowd . Similar to his novels, the underlying themes of the majority of the poems in this collection are death, departure and...
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by Jim Kjelgaard
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LibriVox recording of Rescue Dog of the High Pass by Jim Kjelgaard. Read in English by Mike Pelton; Cyndy Jim Kjelgaard has long wanted to tell the story of the gallant dogs who have gone out with the monks of St. Bernard Hospice to rescue travelers lost in the deep snows of the Swiss mountain passes. Unable to find the facts, he decided to reconstruct the tale as he feels it might have been. The result is this very moving story of a simple mountain boy and his devoted dog. Franz Halle felt he...
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by Abraham Cahan
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LibriVox recording of The Rise of David Levinsky by Abraham Cahan. Read in English by volunteer readers. Coming to New York from the Russian Empire, Abraham Cahan founded the Jewish Daily Forward to help Yiddish-speaking immigrants adjust to life in New York. He also became a popular novelist, best known for his semi-autobiographical The Rise of David Levinsky , about a Russian Jew who emigrates to America and rises from rags to riches. - Summary modified from Wikipedia For further information,...
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LibriVox recording of Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-catcher After 25 Years' Experience by Ike Matthews. Read in English by Joel Williams; Sam Isaacson; Kathrine Engan; David Stryker No big city without rats, particularly back in Ike Matthews' time. The professional rat catcher explains to us in this little volume the best way to catch and exterminate those little rodents. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Victor G. Durham
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LibriVox recording of The Submarine Boys and the Smugglers by Victor G. Durham. Read in English by John Three American naval officers are assigned to a newly commissioned submarine, the Grant. The US navy wants commander Jack, ensigns Hal and Eph to break up a big smuggling operation along the New Jersey coast that is costing the government millions. Along the way, they race to a doomed steam ship, The Cynthia, carrying over a thousand souls who will all surely perish without the Submarine...
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by John Drinkwater
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Symbols by John Drinkwater.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 16, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Cael Campbell; Craig Franklin; David Lawrence; Emma Charlotte; Eva Davis; Newgatenovelist; Elizabeth P.; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Kim; Lee Ann Howlett; Matthew Datcher; Phil Schempf; Rick Chamberlin; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and Winston Tharp. John Drinkwater was an English poet and dramatist. In the period immediately...
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by Various; William Jennings Bryan; Francis Whiting Halsey
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LibriVox recording of The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. II: Rome by Various; William Jennings Bryan; Francis Whiting Halsey. Read in English by alaskart; DrPGould; Hollywood Fat Cat; realisticspeakers; Mayah; Aaron Carlow; Owen Cook; Bill Mosley; Jason in Panama In 1906, William Jennings Bryan, himself a famous American orator, and Francis Whiting Halsey compiled a series of the most famous orations of all time. They are ordered by both geographic area and time period, ranging from Ancient...
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LibriVox recording of The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 1) by Various. Read in English by Anusha Iyer; Sandra Schmit; Sonia; John Burlinson; Tomas Peter; Lian Pang; Gaby; and Craig Franklin. The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, includes a range of famous and influential love poems relating to such topics as admiration; love's nature; love's beginnings; and wooing and winning. It also...
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by Henri Barbusse
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LibriVox recording of Under Fire: The Story of a Squad by Henri Barbusse. (Translated by William Fitzwater Wray.) Read in English by Beth Thomas; Jim Locke; Lynne T; Celine Major; Joseph McWombie; Mike Pelton; Roger Melin; Romano; Anna Simon An English translation of the French World War I novel "Le Feu", written by a French soldier and dedicated to "the memory of the comrades who fell by my side at Crony and on Hill 119." Barbusse was invalided out of the army after 17...
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox recording of Shapes and Shadows by Madison Cawein. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Melanie T; tovarisch; Nemo; Ezwa; Ian King; PatsyAnn; Patrick Saville; Elizabeth P. This is a volume of poetry by Madison Julius Cawein. This collection contains many examples of Cawein's own particular style of dreamy poetry, strongly characterised by references to mythology and romance. At the same time, there is no shortage of references to his native Kentucky. - Summary by Carolin For further...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 068 by Various. Read in English by Dale Grothmann; Lynne T; VfkaBT; JMBurnworth; Craig Campbell Another fantastic selection of 20 short stories selected by Librivox readers and read in English. 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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LibriVox recording of Rainbow Gold: Poems Old and New Selected for Boys and Girls by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers This collection of poems, selected by Sara Teasdale, a talented poet in her own right, is made to appeal to children, both girls and boys. They are not poems about children, but for children. Neither does this mean that they are childish, but rather that they capture the imagination of children both in subject matter and the richness of the lyrical language of the poems...
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by Archibald Lampman
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Refuge by Archibald Lampman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 8, 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Craig Franklin; Chase Landkamer; ClaudiaSterngucker; Newgatenovelist; Elizabeth P.; Garth Burton; Ian King; Jude; Jessie Percival; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; MaryAnn; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Archibald Lampman FRSC was a Canadian poet. "He has been described as 'the Canadian Keats;'...
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by Jean-Henri Merle d'Aubigné
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LibriVox recording of History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume 1 by Jean-Henri Merle d'Aubigné. (Translated by Henry Beveridge.) Read in English by Christopher Smith The History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century , by Jean-Henri Merle d’Aubigné, is a classic work on the great events that re-opened the Christian gospel to a needy world. It tells of how the twenty-year-old Martin Luther, browsing through books in the library at the University of Erfurt, takes down...
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LibriVox recording of Reminiscences and Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers - Banker, Poet and Patron of the Arts (1763-1855) by Samuel Rogers. Read in English by Barbara Baker Samuel Rogers was a renowned conversationalist who associated with the most distinguished persons of his time. This volume contains fascinating source material for the social and literary history of Great Britain over the span of his long life. - Summary by barbara2 For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 172 by Various. This is a collection of 38 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2017. It includes: Aedh gives his Beloved certain Rhymes, by William Butler Yeats Alexander VI dines with the Cardinal of Capua, by Stephen Vincent Benét Beyond The Stars, by Charles Hanson Towne The Children's Party, by Anonymous The Crystal Cabinet, by William Blake Domestic Asides, by Tom Hood Epitaph to a Dog, by George Gordon, Lord Byron The...
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by Tobias Smollett
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smollett. Read in English by Tom Penn; Jim Locke; jenno Sir Launcelot Greaves goes around the country with his comic squire, trying to be a knight and perform good deeds. This novel is written in the style of Don Quixote by the author of The Expedition Of Humphry Clinker and other 18th century picaresque novels. Great for those who love wise satires. - Summary by Stav Nisser. For further information, including...
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by Lloyd Charles Sanders
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LibriVox recording of Life of Viscount Palmerston by Lloyd Charles Sanders. Read in English by Pamela Nagami. This is a short life of Henry John Temple (1784-1865), Third Viscount Palmerston, Great Britain's affable, able, and always available Foreign Secretary, Home Secretary, and Prime Minister. Sanders writes that by 1841 Palmerston "had raised the prestige of England throughout Europe to a height which it had not occupied since Waterloo. He created Belgium, saved Portugal and Spain...
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by Charles William Chadwick Oman
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LibriVox recording of Warwick the Kingmaker by Charles William Chadwick Oman. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428-1471), wealthy and powerful peer of England, was one of the leaders of the Wars of the Roses (1455-1487). He joined Richard, Duke of York in opposing the ineffectual and often incapacitated Lancastrian king, Henry VI. Falling out with York's son, King Edward IV, he switched sides and joined forces with Henry's exiled queen, Margaret of Anjou,...
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by Virna Sheard
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9 recordings of When Christmas Comes by Virna Sheard. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  December 17, 2017. Read in English by nighthawks; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; MaryAnn; Nemo; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Virna Stanton was born in Cobourg, Ontario, the daughter of Elizabeth Butler Stanton and Eldridge Stanton, a photographer. Her brother Eldridge Stanton Jr. and his wife both died at Niagara Falls, in the Ice Bridge...
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by George Wharton James
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LibriVox recording of What the White Race May Learn from the Indian by George Wharton James. Read in English by Roger Melin People learn from other people, and races have forever learned from other races. Herein we are treated to an in-depth understanding of categorized social characteristics of the Native American peoples, primarily those of the western U.S. as they existed at the time of book publication (1908). 'In dealing with [the Native Americans] as a race, a people, therefore, I do as I...
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by Michael Field
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LibriVox recording of Underneath the Bough: A Book of Verses by Michael Field. (Translated by .) Read in English by KHand; Jason in Panama; aniroo; Sonia This is a collection of poems by Michael Field, the pseudonym of Katharine Harris Bradley and Edith Emma Cooper. Those poems are of interest not only because they are beautiful examples of aesthetic poetry, but also because many of them contain homosexuality as a theme. The joint authors lived openly as a lesbian couple for forty years around...
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by George Hooper
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LibriVox recording of Wellington by George Hooper. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852), was born in Dublin, the younger son of an Irish Protestant aristocrat. He served with his brother in India and rose to prominence during the Napoleonic Wars in the Peninsular Campaign. As a youth. his mother saw little promise in him, but Wellesley was an early riser and a hard worker, inured to the harsh life of the army camp, and conscientious in his...
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by Edith Sitwell; Osbert Sitwell; Sacheverell Sitwell; Iris Tree; Arnold James; Sherard Vines; Álvaro Velez Ladrón de Guevara
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LibriVox recording of Quintet - Wheels - The Third Cycle by Edith Sitwell; Osbert Sitwell; Sacheverell Sitwell; Iris Tree; Arnold James; Sherard Vines; Álvaro Velez Ladrón de Guevara. Read in English by Nemo; Cate Barratt; Eva Davis; Algy Pug; Newgatenovelist A series of six volumes of Wheels anthologies was produced by members of the Sitwell family between 1916 and 1922. The third volume, published in 1918, contains poems by Aldous Huxley, Arnold James, Iris Tree, Sherard Vines, and Edith,...
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by E.D.E.N. Southworth
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LibriVox recording of When Shadows Die by E.D.E.N. Southworth. Read in English by Bridget Gaige A sequel to "Her Mothers Secret" and "Love's Bitterest Cup" (Bridget Gaige) 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 (213MB)
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The War of the Worlds (Version 3) by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Cori Samuel No one would have believed, in the last years of the nineteenth century, that the Earth was being scrutinised and studied from across the gulf of space. With infinite complacency, humanity went about its little affairs, serene in its assurance of its empire over matter. It is possible that the micro-organisms we watch under a microscope, do the same. Few people gave thought to the idea of life...
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by Arthur J. Rees
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LibriVox recording of The Hand in the Dark by Arthur J. Rees. Read in English by Christine Dufour An ancient English country house with a storied and bloody history is the setting for this intriguing mystery. It is the autumn of 1918. The War to End All Wars is still raging in Europe, but in this peaceful setting a bored young wife hosts a party for friends from London, including war workers, servicemen, and a famous explorer and expert on jewels. Hours later she is dead of a gunshot wound, an...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of Theologia Germanica by Anonymous. (Translated by Susanna Winkworth.) Read in English by J A Carter. This short, anonymous work is thought to have been written in the 1300s by a member of the lay-religious group called ‘The Friends of God.’ Its central teaching is that humans can become one with God by living a holy, selfless life in which our will is subsumed into God’s, of which Christ is the ultimate example. Martin Luther discovered, named, and published Theologia...
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by Edward Powys Mathers
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LibriVox   volunteers bring you 10 recordings of The Bamboo Garden by Edward Powys Mathers.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 26, 2017. Read in English by Barbara Anne Scott; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Eva Davis; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Michelle Grebe; SaraHale and Tomas Peter. Edward Powys Mathers was an English translator and poet, and also a pioneer of compiling advanced cryptic crosswords. He is well known as the translator of J. C. Mardrus's French...
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by Louis Fitzgerald Benson
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LibriVox recording of The Best Church Hymns by Louis Fitzgerald Benson. Read in English by David Wales This 1898 book is the result of a survey of 107 hymn-books. The thirty-two hymns are ranked in order of popularity. The texts in this recording are said only, not sung, along with a few explanatory notes for each hymn (some footnotes, not all, here recorded). The texts are preceded by two essays concerning hymns and their standards. Benson (1855-1930) was an American Presbyterian minister who...
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by Walter De la Mare
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Listeners by Walter De la Mare. This was a Holloween Poetry project for October 2017. Read in English by Amy Gramour; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; MaryAnn; Nemo; Rosemarie DeSapio; Tony Addison; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. This year's Hollowe'en offering is an eerie tale by Walter de La Mare. ( David Lawrence ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Mentor 1 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The Mentor Association was established to increase interest and knowledge among the public in the areas of art, literature, science, nature, history and travel. The association published a magazine twice monthly, each dealing with a different topic and often written by a recognized authority of the day. They were easy to read, visually appealing and affordable. This collection includes selections from issues...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Version 6) by Mark Twain. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Follow the young boy Huckleberry Finn and the slave Jim on their epic journey down the Mississippi River in the years before the Civil War. This masterpiece by Mark Twain is a delightful mixture of exciting adventures, sad mishaps, floods, lazy days floating on the raft, conniving con men and human beings in their most bewildering variety. It is a great pleasure to read and...
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by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
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LibriVox recording of The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. Read in English by VfkaBT; e.a.zokaites; Kryptonian; Chamlis his is the story of Ellen Brewster, pretty little daughter of shoe-mill workers in a Northeastern US town of the late 19th century. After the mill shuts down, her family struggles to make ends meet, but as the years pass, Ellen grows up into a prize pupil and pride of the community. The story also covers the birth of the American labor movement and the...
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by Margaret Vandercook
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LibriVox recording of The Red Cross Girls in Belgium by Margaret Vandercook. Read in English by Kathrine Engan; Denise Nordell; Kate Follis; Twinkle; Kristin Lewis; BettyB Four young American women have joined the Allied forces under WWI. In this volume of the series they are in Belgium, and they are dealing with the mysterious past of one of the girls, the possible romance between a French Count and another of the girls (a selfprofessed "old maid"), Belgian children, and other...
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by G. A. Henty
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LibriVox recording of Tales from the Works of G.A.Henty by G. A. Henty. Read in English by John-Paul Nelson; Gillian Hendrie; aniroo; Scott Kelley; ToddHW; Rachel; Patrick Saville; ChessKnight; Dale Grothmann; Lynne T George Alfred Henty was an English newspaper correspondent who became a prolific author of, predominantly, adventure stories for boys. Most were based on true historical events. In this volume, published posthumously, we are presented with thirteen signature stories taken from...
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by W.H.D. Rouse
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LibriVox recording of The Talking Thrush And Other Tales From India by W.H.D. Rouse. Read in English by David Wales This is the second collection by this author of charming folk tales from India. The first collection is entitled The Giant Crab (LibriVox audio here ). Parents or those in loco parentis should be aware that as in all folk literature, in addition to humor and wisdom, here is some degree of suffering and death. These tales may not be suitable for the very young. (Summary by david...
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by Leon Ray Livingston
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LibriVox recording of The Trail of the Tramp by Leon Ray Livingston. Read in English by Kristin Lewis; Debbie R. Baker Robinson; April6090; Diana Schmidt This book, written by the famous hobo and author, Leon Ray Livingston aka A-No. 1, is built on his own experiences on the road. The first chapter of the book sets up a framing narrative, where Canada Joe promises to tell a story which is not "the same, old, time-worn tales of how slick hoboes beat trains, nor fabled romance concerning...
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by Herbert J. Hall
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LibriVox recording of The Untroubled Mind by Herbert J. Hall. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Our own minds cause us great pain through worry, fear and anxiety. We all know this, but how to stop the whirling, spinning wheel inside our heads? How to calm our racing thoughts and reach a truly untroubled mind? This medical doctor shares his wisdom about this gathered in years of practice and research. It is well worth listening to."When a man tells me he never worries, I am inclined to...
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by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Year's Spinning by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.  This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 14, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Newgatenovelist; dg73; David Lawrence; Eva Davis; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Julia Niedermaier; Katherine Rivera; Michael S Milne; RecordingPerson and Tomas Peter. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime....
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by Edith Lavell
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery at Dark Cedars by Edith Lavell. Read in English by Cari Shorrock Mary Louise and her friend Jane take on a mystery. The first in a series featuring these charming young detectives. (Summary by CariJS) 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 Laura Valentine
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LibriVox recording of The Old Old Fairy Tales by Laura Valentine. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. "Once upon a time a king had an extreme passion for silkworms..." So begins one story in this unusual collection. Here you may also find a farm girl cursed by becoming a queen, a prince blessed with having his every wish denied, a princess turned into a monkey at birth, three sisters who disguise themselves as knights to seek their fortunes, a princess cursed to bring death to her...
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by Francis William Lauderdale Adams
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 8 recordings of One Among So Many by Francis William Lauderdale Adams.  This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 26, 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Eva Davis; Newgatenovelist & Algy Pug; Greg Giordano; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; Peter Yearsley and Tony Addison. Adams' energy and drive can be seen through his large output of written work in his short lifetime. He often wrote quickly and did little revision, living as he did on the...
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by John Arthur Ransome Marriott
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LibriVox recording of England Since Waterloo by John Arthur Ransome Marriott. Read in English by Pamela Nagami "England Since Waterloo" by Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriott (1859-1945) was first published in 1913 and went through many editions. The author taught history at Worcester College, Oxford for thirty-six years and served as a Conservative member of Parliament for fifteen. "England Since Waterloo" begins with the defeat of Napoleon who, Marriott writes, was impotent...
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by John Ford
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LibriVox recording of The Broken Heart by John Ford. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. The Broken Heart stands next to ‘Tis Pity She's a Whore as Ford's most popular drama. All is not right in Sparta because of, as is typical in this era of tragedies, the issue of marriage. In brief, Penthea wishes to to marry Orgilus, but her brother Ithocles gets involved and bans them from doing so, making both couples distraught. He forces her to marry Bassanes, an abusive brute who happens to be...
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by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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LibriVox recording of Falcons of Narabedla by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Read in English by Mark Nelson Somewhere on the Time Ellipse, Mike Kenscott became Adric of the Scarlet Tower, and the only way to return to his own identity was to find the Keep of the Dreamer, and loose the terrible Falcons of Narabedla. A classic novella by master science fiction writer Marion Zimmer Bradley, originally published in Other Worlds magazine in 1957. - Summary by Mark Nelson For further information, including...
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by John Donne
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Goodfriday, 1613. Riding Westward by John Donne.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 9, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Eva Davis; Newgatenovelist; Lee Ann Howlett; MaryAnnS; Tony Addison and Tomas Peter. John Donne was an English poet and cleric in the Church of England. Despite his great education and poetic talents, Donne lived in poverty for several years, relying heavily on wealthy friends. He spent much of the...
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by Florence Morse Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of Miss Philura's Wedding Gown by Florence Morse Kingsley. Read in English by annie70. Follow-up to "The Transfiguration of Miss Philura"....will the conviction of mild-mannered Miss Philura that "Ask and you have already received" be proved right or will her hopes be dashed, and the disapproving judgement of her fellow parishioners and neighbours be vindicated instead? Witty and gently critical observations on life in a small American township,...
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by Florence Earle Coates
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LibriVox recording of Mine and Thine by Florence Earle Coates. Read in English by Chase Capener; Lilian Elizabeth; Larry Wilson; Ezwa; Jannie Meisberger; Slyma12; Heather James; Jude; snbohm; Jason in Panama; Dafni Ma; Christi Luphe This is a volume of poems by Florence Earle Coates. The poems in this volume describe the Zeitgeist perfectly - not only are they in style in many ways representative for American poetry around the turn of the last century, but moreover, many of the poems are...
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by Eliza Haywood
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LibriVox recording of Miss Betsy Thoughtless Volume 4 by Eliza Haywood. Read in English by Michele Eaton Betsy Thoughtless is about an intelligent and strong-willed woman who marries under pressure from the society in which she lives. Betsy learns that sometimes giving way to the role of women within a marriage can at times be fulfilling. This is the fourth and final volume in this series. Does she get her man you will have to listen and find out. ( Michele Eaton ) For further information,...
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by Nell Speed
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LibriVox recording of Molly Brown's Sophomore Days by Nell Speed. Read in English by Debbie R. Baker Robinson Molly Brown returns to her second year of college at Wellington. Along with her friends at Queen's Cottage, she struggles and triumphs over ordinary (for the day) trials and tribulations of a young woman on her own in a University setting. Summary by Debbie R. Baker Robinson. Previous book in the series: Molly Brown's Freshman Days . Next book in series: audiobook in progress, not yet...
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by Andress Small Floyd
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LibriVox recording of My Monks of Vagabondia by Andress Small Floyd. Read in English by Lynne T; Phil Chenevert; DebK; Joseph McWombie; jenno Before welfare or rehab, what happened to those unfortunates who lost their way, fell through the cracks, were cast off by society? Men such as Andress Floyd and his wife Lillian stepped up. In 1908, the philanthropists converted a mansion in New Jersey into a refuge for homeless men and during the more than 30 years of its operation, more than 100,000...
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by Alfred John Church
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LibriVox recording of The Odyssey for Boys and Girls by Alfred John Church. Read in English by Ginny Blankenship. A retelling of the adventures of Ulysses, including his adventures both the Cyclops and Circe, as he journeys home to his home of Ithaca. The story then continues to include his quest to rejoin his wife and family of whom he has been separated from for twenty years. This is Homer's Odyssey for the younger set. (Summary by Ginny Blankenship) For further information, including links...
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LibriVox recording of Mary's Grammar: Interspersed with Stories and Intended for the Use of Children by Jane Marcet. Read in English by Jennifer Dallman Mary's teacher has taxed her with the task of learning that most onerous of all parts of the English language: Grammar. Through stories and practical exercises, Mary's mother shows her that it's really not as hard as she thinks. Join us on this delightful journey as Mary learns her Grammar. - Summary by Jennifer Dallman For further information,...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Life by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 23, 2017. Read in English by Angi Bridges; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Joy Baker; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. The following statement expresses Wilcox's unique blending of New Thought, Spiritualism, and a Theosophical belief in reincarnation: "As we think, act, and live here today, we build the structures of our homes...
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by Niccolò Machiavelli
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LibriVox recording of Il Principe by Niccolò Machiavelli. Read in Italian by Renzo Clerico Il Principe (titolo originale in lingua latina: De Principatibus, "Riguardo i Principati") è un trattato di dottrina politica scritto da Niccolò Machiavelli nel 1513, nel quale espone le caratteristiche dei principati e dei metodi per mantenerli e conquistarli. Si tratta senza dubbio della sua opera più nota e celebrata, quella dalle cui massime (spesso superficialmente interpretate) sono...
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by Howard Pyle
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LibriVox recording of The Story of King Arthur and his Knights by Howard Pyle. Read in English by George Allen; Joe Selah; Warren Kati; Robin Lamb; James K. White; thestorygirl; dominictreis; Dafni Ma; AdamPerkins Masterful artist, illustrator, and storyteller Howard Pyle brings new life to the legends of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table. The first in Pyle's series of four books about King Arthur, this volume takes readers to the very beginning and the miracle of Arthur pulling...
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by Aristophanes
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LibriVox recording of Lysistrata by Aristophanes. Read in English by a full cast. Lysistrata has had enough. She is tired of the constant war that is ravaging Greece and has come up with a solution: Together with female friends from other Greek cities, she persuades all women of Greece to pledge an oath and refrain from all sexual contact with their husbands and lovers. The idea is that what men really want is sex, and that they are willing to do anything to get it - even abandoning their pride...
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