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LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States by Charles Godfrey Leland. Read in English by Chances; Clowd79; Diana Schmidt; Denise Nordell; Warren Kati; DannyHauger; deongines; realisticspeakers; MFD32 The book is a biography of Abraham Lincoln with emphasis on how his personality and beliefs impacted the history of the American Emancipation and its causes. The book is very well written, easy to read and includes incredible historical information being...
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by Tobias Smollett
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smollett. Read in English by Arthur Krolman You can call me Dr. Fathom. Or Count Fathom. But I'm not who I say I am. And can you blame me? My mother was a soldiers' harlot who pocketed extra loot by wandering through the battlefield stripping the dead and dying of valuables. I don't even know who my father was, except he must have had my handsome looks. People liked looking at me. And people liked how I talked too. Early...
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by Virgil
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LibriVox recording of The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil. (Translated by John Dryden.) Read in English by George Allen The Aeneid is a Latin epic written by Virgil in the 1st century BC that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. The first six of the poem’s twelve books tell the story of Aeneas’ wanderings from Troy to Italy, and the poem’s second half treats the Trojans’ ultimately victorious war upon the Latins,...
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by Gladys Edson Locke
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LibriVox recording of That Affair at Portstead Manor by Gladys Edson Locke. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer An English country home during a house party becomes the scene of a double mystery. One of the three detectives employed on the case is a woman whose common sense, calm, and plain logic are skillfully employed in straightening the tangle. A double love story as well as a double crime seems not too much for the writer to handle. - Excerpted from the NY Times Book Review, Aug 16, 1914....
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LibriVox recording of With The American Ambulance Field Service In France; Personal Letters Of A Driver At The Front by Leslie Buswell. Read in English by David Wales. This 1915 publication collects letters written by a driver for the American ambulance service. The incidents they relate occurred before the entrance of the United States into World War I as a combatant. “These letters, according to ordinary ethics in such matters, should not, perhaps, be published. They were merely intended as...
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by Agnes Strickland; Elisabeth Strickland
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LibriVox recording of The Lives of the Queens of England, Volume 7 by Agnes Strickland; Elisabeth Strickland. Read in English by Ann Boulais The Lives of the Queens of England is a multi-volumed work attributed to Agnes Strickland, though it was mostly researched and written by her sister Elisabeth. These volumes give biographies of the queens of England from the Norman Conquest in 1066. Although by today's standards, it is not seen as a very scholarly work, the Stricklands used many sources...
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by John Clare
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LibriVox recording of Poems by John Clare. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Lynda Marie Neilson; Larry Wilson; Chris Pyle; Kathleen Moore; Tony Addison John Clare was a working-class English poet, best known for his poetic descriptions of the English Countryside. He is also one of the few popular poets of the 19th century, who, after being largely forgotten for years after their deaths, is being rediscovered in our time. This is a selection of John Clare's poems, suitable as an introduction...
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LibriVox recording of The Poems of Sappho: An Interpretative Rendition into English by Sappho. (Translated by John Myers O'Hara.) Read in English by Eva Davis Who shall strike the wax of mystery from those priceless amphoræ, and give to the unsophisticated nostrils of the average reader the ravishing bouquet of wine pressed in a garden in Mitylene, twenty-five centuries ago? - Maurice Thompson This is a collection of the poetry of Sappho, in a "rather creative translation" by...
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by Henry James
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LibriVox recording of The Portrait of a Lady (version 3) by Henry James. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford A young American woman travels to Europe seeking the sort of experience and learning that will enrich her life. (More to follow) - Summary by Nicholas Clifford 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 Giovanni Francesco Straparola
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LibriVox recording of Le Piacevoli Notti by Giovanni Francesco Straparola. Read in Italian by Roberto Cofini; Enrica Giampieretti; Paola Toldo; mrnmrz72; Filippo Gioachin; Renzo Clerico; Silvia C. “Le Piacevoli Notti” è una raccolta di 74 novelle composte dallo scrittore italiano Giovan Francesco Straparola negli anni '50 del XVI secolo e pubblicate a Venezia a partire dal 1550. I racconti riscossero un grande successo, tanto da essere presto tradotti in diverse lingue. L'opera comprende...
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LibriVox recording of Travels and adventures of an orchid hunter: An account of canoe and camp life in Colombia, while collecting orchids in the northern Andes by Albert Millican. Read in English by Arnold. This is quite the adventure tale and travelog. We see cities, peoples, plants and wildlife of Columbia and the ports our intrepid 'hunter' visits on the way there and back. It is an interesting period; a canal is being cut through Columbia to the city of Panama by the French (this is before...
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by Arthur M. Winfield
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LibriVox recording of The Rover Boys on Land and Sea by Arthur M. Winfield. Read in English by VfkaBT The Boys are off on another series of adventures, beginning in San Francisco, where a run in with arch-enemy Dan Baxter leads them into the South Seas with their girlfriends in tow. Several ship mishaps later, they all land on a desert island to become turn of the last century Crusoes. - Summary by Matt Pierard For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Rosa Campbell Praed
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LibriVox recording of Policy and Passion by Rosa Campbell Praed. Read in English by Lynne T; Celine Major; Jim Locke; Kalynda "Policy and Passion, a Novel of Australian Life" tells the story about a father and daughter, torn between the policy of the country in which they live and the passions both have. The father, Thomas, is a rising politician until his love for a married woman changes the game while the daughter, Honora, falls in love with an English nobleman. But this is not only...
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LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 018 - Poetry & Prose by Various. Read in English by Mayah; BeniaminoMassimo; Linda Olsen Fitak; Laurette; alanmapstone; lorda; ozdefir; Sonia; Livia F.; KendalRigans; Wolfgang Bas This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English). All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. 01 - Brazilian portuguese - Fulano in Historias sem Data key words:...
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 053 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include History--Jocelyn de Brakelond's 13th century chronicle of the Bury St. Edmund monastery, Lorenzo de Medici's Florence, the voyage of the Mayflower, and Mark Twain's essay Stirring Times in Austria; Philosophy--Kierkegaard and Leibniz; Speeches, Sermons, and Diary Entries from Abraham...
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by Arthur Bingham Walkley
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LibriVox recording of Pastiche and Prejudice by Arthur Bingham Walkley. Read in English by Ulrike Denis; Jordan Watts; bernadette; Katherine Edman; Rich Burgess; Annyiee Hill; Teresa D. Lee.; ToddHW; Tom Penn; Jason Wright; Jason in Panama; Stuart Partin; Keir; DrPGould; jenno; Lynda Marie Neilson; Emma Charlotte; Jim Locke; Kalynda; April6090; S.E. Ross; Jeni McCann Arthur Bingham Walkley was an exceedingly popular critic, working as a drama critic at The Times alone for no less than 26 years,...
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by Thomas Southerne
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LibriVox recording of Oroonoko by Thomas Southerne. Based on Aphra Behn's 1688 novel (which is one of the earliest novels in the English language), Thomas Southerne's Oroonoko is seen by scholars today as the driving force that kept Behn's work from fading into obscurity. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it was considered even more popular than the novel, presenting theatergoing audiences with a highly touching tale of pathos and tragedy involving the eponymous...
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by Edward Burrough Brownlow
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LibriVox recording of Orpheus and Other Poems by Edward Burrough Brownlow. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; Jude; Alan H. Staples; Elizabeth P. This is a volume of poetry by the rather obscure Canadian poet Edward Burrough Brownlow, published posthumously after his death in 1896. The poems in this volume have varied subjects, reflecting the interests of the poet. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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LibriVox recording of O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919 by Various. Read in English by David Wales Fifteen short stories of 1919, winners of a rigorous competition. The extensive Introduction is omitted from this recording. ( david wales) 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,...
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LibriVox recording of The wonderful History of Peter Schlemihl, the Man who lost his Shadow by Adelbert von Chamisso. (Translated by Frederic Henry Hedge.) Read in English by Mihai Borobocea; Ashley M.; Megan Lam; James K. White Peter Schlemihl is an ordinary man until one day he bargains with the devil: He trades his shadow for a bottomless purse. While this sounds like a good idea at first, it turns out that having no shadow is considered to be so strange by society, that even unlimited...
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by Florence Morse Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of Neighbors by Florence Morse Kingsley. Read in English by annie70 The final story featuring the inhabitants of the growing township of Innisfield: Mrs Philura Pettibone’s story reaches its long-awaited conclusion and Miss Malvina’s life is changed forever by the arrival of various ”fur’ners”. Published in 1917, with America’s entry into the war in Europe imminent, the story dwells on friendships, the melting- pot of nationalities that make up the USA, and the...
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by John Campbell
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9  recordings of Niagara by John Campbell This was the Weekly Poetry project for  November 26, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Ian King; Mirthy; Lee Ann Howlett; Phil Schempf andTomas Peter. John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, usually better known by the courtesy title Marquess of Lorne, by which he was known between 1847 and 1900, was a British nobleman and was the fourth...
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by Franz Werfel
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LibriVox recording of Nicht der Mörder, der Ermordete ist schuldig by Franz Werfel. Read in German by Boris Karl Duschek steht im Schatten seines dominanten, strengen, unerbittlichen Vaters, der ein äußerst erfolgreicher Offizier der KuK-Monarchie kurz vor Beginn des ersten Weltkrieges ist und eine glänzende Karriere macht. Durch den Druck des Vaters schlägt auch Karl die militärische Laufbahn ein, obwohl er eigentlich eher schüchtern und zurückhaltend ist und sich für Musik...
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by Miguel de Unamuno
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LibriVox recording of Niebla by Miguel de Unamuno. Read in Spanish by Mongope Niebla es una de las obras más conocidas de Unamuno. Esta “nivola”, como el propio autor la denominó quizás para diferenciarla del resto de sus obras, nos cuenta una historia a veces cómica y otras dramática, cargada de planteamientos filosóficos. A la vez narra el enamoramiento de Augusto, joven de vida acomodada que pone en cuestión todo lo que le ocurre, el ser o no ser, la capacidad de decidir del ser...
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by Eugène Sue
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of Paris - Volume 4 by Eugène Sue. Read in English by Celine Major. Rodolphe, who is really the Grand Duke of Gerolstein (a fictional kingdom of Germany) but is disguised as a Parisian worker. He can speak in argot, is extremely strong and a good fighter. However he shows great compassion for the lower classes, good judgment, and has a brilliant mind. He is at ease in all layers of society and so is able to understand their problems, and how the different...
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by Washington Irving
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LibriVox recording of More Selected Classics of Washington Irving by Washington Irving. Read in English by Greg Giordano Washington Irving is, arguably, one of America's greatest writers. He spent many years in Europe and kept records of his observations, which formed the basis of such classics as "Old Christmas," "Bracebridge Hall" and "Tales of a Traveler." This volume is the latest entry in a series of collected essays written during these early years. The...
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by Andy Adams
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Chinese Ring by Andy Adams. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson The Mystery of the Chinese Ring is an exotic adventure story and is set in locations such as Burma and China, with the historical and political ramifications which applied to the mid Twentieth Century and still ring true in the early 21st Century. What is the purpose of the ring? What is the significance of the letter “K”? Why the interest in a sixteen year old boy going to visit a...
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by Alphonse Daudet
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LibriVox recording of Monday Tales by Alphonse Daudet. (Translated by Marian McIntyre.) Read in English by MaryAnnS; Linda Johnson; Jim Locke; Phil Schempf; tovarisch; Garth Burton This is a collection of short stories by Alphonse Daudet. The stories paint an incredibly vivid picture of life in continental Europe before the turn of the last century. The settings of the stories also take us all over France, Belgium, and Germany, with little excursions also outside of those countries. The spirit...
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by Richard Middleton
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LibriVox recording of Monologues by Richard Middleton. Read in English by Scotty Smith; Bob Hamilton; JoeBlu; Daniel Hennis; Larry Wilson; Thoughtseize; Lilian Elizabeth; phxtopdog; Eva Davis; jftocanada; SK; dchen; Heidi Olson This is a collection of 32 highly diverting essays of English author Richard Middleton. Although Middleton is now best remembered for his ghost stories, he was also an accomplished poet and essayist. The musings collected in this volume cover a variety of topics,...
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by Bertrand Russell
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LibriVox recording of The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell. Read in English by Landon D. C. Elkind This 1912 book remains among the most widely-used and well-written introductions to philosophy in English. It was aimed to be an accessible introduction to philosophy for the average shopkeeper in England in 1912. Despite its accessibility It has engaged scholarly philosophical commentators on a range of issues raised in the work. Above all it conveys in easy and witty manner the...
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LibriVox recording of A Collection of Beatrix Potter Stories (Dramatic Reading) by Beatrix Potter. Read in LibriVox Volunteers. Beatrix Potter's delightful stories come to life in this Librivox recording of some of her most famous tales. This collection is extra special because it was read by children for children. Come along as we experience the well-loved stories of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, Tom Kitten, and many others! Summary by Adele de Pignerolles. The Tale of Peter Rabbit...
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by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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LibriVox recording of Biographia Literaria by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Read in English by Nicole Lee. Nominally an autobiography, Biographia Literaria ranges widely across the realms of philosophy, poetry and memoir, in Coleridge's trademark discursive style, providing a living glimpse of the great talker, the man who could hold his contemporaries in thrall for hours with his dazzling conversation, and who was famously described as the last man "to have read everything". Summary by...
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by William Wilfred Campbell
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LibriVox recording of Beyond the Hills of Dream by William Wilfred Campbell. Read in English by Nemo; B. G. Gruff; Elizabeth P.; tovarisch; CJ Baars; Stacy Simone; Sntrottier1; Larry Wilson; bdanzige; Marcelle D Ward; Emma Charlotte; Lady K.; Kathleen Moore William Wilfred Campbell was a Canadian author and poet. Some of his poems are among the most famous Canadian poems of all time, and many contemporary Canadians interested in poetry may be familiar with one or two of his poems. The rest of...
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by Richard Francis Weymouth
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LibriVox recording of Bible (WNT) NT 09: Galatians by Richard Francis Weymouth. (Translated by Richard Francis Weymouth.) Read in English by Mark Penfold Some have compared Paul's Letter to the fellowship at Galatia as the "Magna Carta" of the liberty of Christians. It is Paul's passionate defense against a sect known as Judaizers, who insisted Christ's followers were still required to follow certain Old Testament laws and observances to the letter. Paul says otherwise, and urges the...
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by Friedrich Nietzsche
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LibriVox recording of On the Future of our Educational Institutions by Friedrich Nietzsche. (Translated by John McFarland Kennedy.) Read in English by Aaron Rivera. Nietzsche gives a series of lectures in Bale, Germany on the subject of German educational institutions, and what the best way forward. Summary by Aaron. 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...
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by William Ruschenberger
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LibriVox recording of The Elements of Geology by William Ruschenberger. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Elements of Geology is one in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. This succinct little textbook from 1846 presents an introduction to geology. The information, albeit not current, is still interesting and of use as a general overview of the subject as well as interesting look into the period. Please note that some of the information...
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by Edmund Dulac
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LibriVox recording of Edmund Dulac's Fairy Tale Book by Edmund Dulac. Read in English by Annyiee Hill; edamerau; Mary Thaler; Joy Baker; Lynda Marie Neilson; DrPGould Unusual Fairy Tales from around the world, this story collection contains; a mother with two daughters both named Caroline, a carriage drawn by winged frogs, a prince turned into a bird and a princess in the form of a deer, a fairy in the shape of a talking crayfish and Ivan, who crawls into his horse's ear. In the usual style of...
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by William Lyon Phelps
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LibriVox recording of Essays on Modern Novelists by William Lyon Phelps. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. A collection of essays on 19th century novelists, both famous ones and those largely forgotten now. Among the writers presented most wrote in English, but three foreign authors are also discussed. Phelps taught a course on novels at a university and he added to those biographical essays some of his ideas about the importance of novels in the process of teaching about literature....
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by Aristophanes
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LibriVox recording of Ecclesiazusae by Aristophanes. Read in Greek by karampas1968 Στην αρχαια Αθηνα οι γυναικες αποφασισαν να παρουν την εξουσια απο τους αντρες για να λυσουν τα προβληματα του κρατους και των πολιτων. Λεγεται οτι ο Αριστοφανης θελει να κανει μια κριτικη στο καθεστως της σοσιαλιστικης...
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by Guy Boothby
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LibriVox recording of Dr. Nikola’s Experiment by Guy Boothby. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Guy Boothby's fourth novel of five about the svelte mysterious anti-hero Dr Nikola sees him progress further on his search for immortality. Here we find him deep in the wilds of Northumbria conducting an experiment of longevity and restoration of youth with another somewhat naive assistant. He is pursued by his Chinese enemies who will stop at nothing to achieve his demise. In this novel he...
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by Louisa Parsons Stone Hopkins
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LibriVox recording of Easter Carols by Louisa Parsons Stone Hopkins. Read in English by Michelle Grebe; Bruce Kachuk; Diane Alailima; Larry Wilson This is a collection of Easter poems by Louisa Parsons Stone Hopkins. The poems all center around the Easter holiday, in both a religious as well as a more generally festive tone. - 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 Rosa Mulholland
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LibriVox recording of Dreams and Realities by Rosa Mulholland. Read in English by BettyB; Larry Wilson; Eva Davis; Jason in Panama; Greg Giordano; Sonia; Nemo This is a volume of poetry by Rosa Muholland. The poetry in this volume is varied, some read like fairy tales, some have a slightly sinister aspect. All poems share the very skillful execution of the verses, and the beauty of the images they evoke. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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LibriVox recording of Don Quixote, Vol. 2 (Ormsby Translation) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. (Translated by John Ormsby.) Read in English by Expatriate Don Quixote is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Published in two volumes, in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote is considered the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire Spanish literary canon. As a founding work of modern Western literature and one of the earliest canonical novels, it regularly...
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by Charles William Chadwick Oman
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LibriVox recording of England and the Hundred Years' War by Charles William Chadwick Oman. Read in English by Pamela Nagami. This little book by the British military historian, Charles Oman, begins with the accession of the warrior king, Edward III, to the English throne in 1327 and ends with the downfall of Richard III at Bosworth Field in 1485. By carrying the story of the Hundred Years' War through the Wars of the Roses, Oman portrays this era of battle and plague within the larger context...
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by Louise Imogen Guiney
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LibriVox recording of "England and Yesterday" by Louise Imogen Guiney. Read in English by Tomas Peter; Sonia; Eva Davis; Bruce Kachuk; Nemo; RecordingPerson; Melanie T Louise Imogen Guiney was an American poet, well-connected in the art of her time. Much of her life was spent in England, mostly at London and Oxford. This volume of poems contains, among other poems, 24 sonnets written in those two cities. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Children's Wonder Book by Various. Read in English by Patrick Saville; Lynda Marie Neilson; BettyB; Janine Mary Solheim; TJ Burns; Bryn Villers; Sangat; Cari Shorrock; April6090; MaryAnn; Larry Wilson; James Pyle; Diane Alailima; ysevechan This is a wild mix of different children's stories by different authors. All lof the stories are original, and some of them use a well-known story and bring a novel and often humorous twist to it. Children of all ages and all...
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by Matthew Lewis
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LibriVox recording of The Castle Spectre by Matthew Lewis. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Written by Gothic writer Matthew Lewis, whose novel The Monk is one of the most enduring Gothic works from the eighteenth century, The Castle Spectre is one of Lewis' earliest forays into drama, and a strong indication of his talents as a controversial and frightening entertainer. Set in medieval Conway, Wales, the play is filled with every delicious Gothic trope imaginable: a menacing castle, a...
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of A Coin Of Edward VII by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Marcelle D Ward; Celine Major A family celebrates Christmas and its flaws are gently exposed by the house guest Mrs. Parry. Giles is engaged to the wealthy Daisy, yet is clearly in love with the governess Anne Denham. Things come to a head when Daisy is murdered. Who would murder her? Perhaps the governess who told her she would kill her and made it clear she wanted to exchange places with her? After all the governess...
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by Mary Cholmondeley
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LibriVox recording of Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley. Read in English by Simon Evers Colonel Tempest , his wastrel son Archie and beautiful daughter Diana (Di) are dismayed when they are cut out of the will of old Mr Tempest, Colonel Tempest’s brother. All of the Tempest fortune and estates at Overleigh pass to son John. However, everyone except John knows that he is illegitimate. Colonel Tempest, enraged, agrees in a drunken stupor to a bounty of £10,000 on John’s head although he...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 3: Martin Guerre by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in French by John Van Stan Martin Guerre was a French peasant that, during a long absence, was famously impersonated in the 16th century. Although the real Martin Guerre is suspected of no serious crimes, his imposter, Arnaud du Tilh, engaged in fraud and adultery while pursuing false claims to the Guerre inheritance. Dumas later incorporates this celebrated crime...
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by Aluísio Azevedo
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LibriVox recording of Demonios by Aluísio Azevedo. Read in Portuguese by RogerioM Demônios é um conto de terror, com temática sobrenatural. Em um dia que parece não ter início nem fim, um escritor desperta e observa que não houve amanhecer. As horas passam e o dia não surge. Não bastasse a treva que domina o ambiente, o escritor descobre que aqueles que o cercavam jaziam mortos. Em meio ao pânico e ao desespero, sai em busca de sua amada, Laura, na esperança de encontrá-la,...
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by Sir Francis Galton
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LibriVox recording of English Men of Science: Their Nature and Nurture by Sir Francis Galton. Read in English by Leon Harvey The results of a survey undertaken by Galton to learn more about individual differences and similarities between the "pre-eminent" men of his time. Brief biographical information, biometric data and extensive quotations have been compiled and presented. Summary by niobium. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by George Gissing
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LibriVox recording of The Emancipated by George Gissing. Read in English by Lynne T; KHand; Celine Major; Kalynda In Italy, everything is possible. Or, at least, much more than in the oppressive social order of the Victorian era. A group of British expatriats go to tour the country and do things they might live to either bless or regret. This book details their adventures and search of identity. The central question remains clear: can one be completely free? And, if so, is the price too high? (...
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by Peter Randolph
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LibriVox recording of From Slave Cabin To Pulpit and Sketches Of Slave Life by Peter Randolph. Read in English by David Wales Peter Randolph was born a slave in 1825 (?), was freed before the American Civil War, and became a clergyman in the Baptist tradition, dying in 1897. This is his 1893 autobiography. The latter third of the book is a slightly edited re-publication of a pamphlet he published in 1855 (so before the Civil War) entitled “Sketches Of Slave Life." This recording omits...
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by John Gould Fletcher
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LibriVox recording of Goblins and Pagodas by John Gould Fletcher. Read in English by Nemo John Gould Fletcher (1886 – 1950) is considered by many literary scholars to be among the most innovative twentieth-century poets. He enjoyed an international reputation for much of his long career and earned the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 1939. Fletcher lived in England from 1909 to 1932 and while in Europe he associated closely with Amy Lowell, Ezra Pound, and other Imagist poets. In addition to being...
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by Archibald Lampman
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of God-Speed to the Snow by Archibald Lampman.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 2, 2017. Read in English by angibridges; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Michelle Grebe; SaraHale; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Archibald Lampman FRSC was a Canadian poet. "He has been described as 'the Canadian Keats;' and he is perhaps the most outstanding exponent of...
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by Estanislao del Campo
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LibriVox recording of Fausto by Estanislao del Campo. Read in Spanish by mariemdover En este tradicional poema de la literatura gauchesca argentina, el gaucho Anastasio "el Pollo" se encontró con su amigo Laguna en el camino. Mientras sus caballos descansaban y se refrescaban, "Pollo" le reveló a Laguna que recientemente había visto al Diablo, mientras visitaba el teatro Colón en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Acompañado por varios tragos de ginebra, Laguna escuchó la...
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by Henry Charles Lea
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LibriVox recording of History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 4 by Henry Charles Lea. Read in English by volunteer readers. The fourth and final volume of Lea's monumental work on the Spanish Inquisition. This volume discusses how the Inquisition dealt with mysticism, solicitation of illicit relationships, bigamy, theological propositions, witchcraft and sorcery, political activity, and almost every other facet of daily life. It concludes with an overarching history of the Inquisition and...
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by Julie de Marguerittes
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LibriVox recording of The Ins and Outs of Paris or Paris by Day and Night by Julie de Marguerittes. Read in English by Celine Major Paris has been often described, by travelers, by artists, by savants, by friends and by enemies, yet it was after reading most of the works descriptive of Paris that I felt how much there was still to be written, if not about Paris, at least about the Parisians. (excerpt from the book) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Abby Langdon Alger
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LibriVox recording of In Indian Tents by Abby Langdon Alger. Read in English by BettyB; ToddHW; Jules Hawryluk; Kalynda; Hope A collection of the legends and stories of North Eastern Indians "In the summer of 1882 and 1883, I was associated with Charles G. Leland in the collection of the material for his book The Algonquin Legends of New England, published in 1884. I found the work so delightful, that I have gone on with it since, whenever I found myself in the neighborhood of Indians. The...
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by John Gould Fletcher
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LibriVox recording of Irradiations; Sand and Spray by John Gould Fletcher. Read in English by Nemo Irradiations; Sand and Spray, is the first book of poetry by John Gould Fletcher, published in 1915. Mr Fletcher was part of a group of poets known as imagist poets, which included Amy Lowell and Ezra Pound. Ezra Pound commended Fletcher for the individuality of rhythm in this, his first volume of poems. Fletcher describes his views on the rhythm of poetry as thus: “I maintain that poetry is...
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by Louis Ginzberg
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LibriVox recording of The Legends of the Jews, Volume 3 by Louis Ginzberg. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Jim Locke; Brett G. Hirsch; nancyhollo; realisticspeakers; Mark Chulsky; Scarlett Martin; Kalynda Rabbi Louis Ginzberg was one of the outstanding Talmudists of the twentieth century. He was born on November 28, 1873, in Kovno, Lithuania; he died on November 11, 1953, in New York City. Ginzberg taught at the Jewish Theological seminary from 1903 to 1953. For 50 years, he trained two...
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by Joris-Karl Huysmans
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LibriVox recording of Là-bas by Joris-Karl Huysmans. (Translated by Keene Wallace aka Wallis) Read in English by Peter Tucker The plot of Là-Bas concerns the novelist Durtal, who is disgusted by the emptiness and vulgarity of the modern world. He seeks relief by turning to the study of the Middle Ages and begins to research the life of the notorious 15th-century child-murderer Gilles de Rais. Through his contacts in Paris (notably Dr. Johannes, modeled after Joseph-Antoine Boullan), Durtal...
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by L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox recording of The Last Egyptian by L. Frank Baum. Read in English by Delmar H Dolbier; Lynne T; ToddHW; Ian Stewart; Susannah Mason; Jessie Percival; DrPGould; AnomolousZipf ; KHand; Peter Thomlinson; deongines; Kathleen Moore Published anonymously during Baum's lifetime as he did not want his adult adventure stories to detract from his children's fantasy stories, the story takes the limited points of view of three protagonists in the field of Egyptology. A complex tale of intrigue,...
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by Amy Ella Blanchard
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LibriVox recording of Kittyboy's Christmas by Amy Ella Blanchard. Read in English by Lynne T Is Santa Claus real? Six year old Elinor thinks so as she sends her letter, and persuades her friend Bill to do likewise. On the other side of town, a stray kitten adopts a lonely bachelor. As the two worlds come together, the magic of Christmas is kept alive for all ages in this heart-warming tale.( Lynne Thompson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of Little Dramas for Primary Grades by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence. Read in English by Linette Geisel; David Olson; Beth Thomas; Leanne Yau; Twinkle; Tomas Peter; sashelliott; A LibriVox Volunteer; Craig Franklin; Sonia; Rachel; Diane Alailima; April6090; SuperCoconut; Chuck Williamson; Abby; Sarah Jennings 37 short and very short plays for young children - summary David O Readers: Linette Geisel : Camel(1), Big Black Dog(2), First Child(4), Camel(5), Grandma(6),...
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by Elbert Hubbard
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LibriVox recording of Little Journeys to the Homes of American Statesmen by Elbert Hubbard. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings may have influenced them. These short essays are part biography and part pontification of Hubbard's opinion of the subject and their oeuvre. In this volume he reflects on the lives of American Statesmen, presidents like George...
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by Marian Storm
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LibriVox recording of Minstrel Weather by Marian Storm. Read in English by David Wales A series of poetically written meditations on the seasons and other nature subjects. Or “ …Minstrel Weather, a series of open-air vignettes which circle the zodiac with the attentive eye of a naturalist and the enchanted ardor of a poet.” - Summary by Christopher Morley, Modern Essays, 1921, and David Wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Microphone Showdown 3 by Various.  Read in English by Algy Pug; Newgatenovelist; Patrick Eaton; Ruth Golding; Mark Nelson; Bethesda Lily; Maria Kasper; melchior; Glenn O'Brien; Carol Box; Jennifer Fournier; Kristin Gjerløw; tovarisch; Beth Thomas; Son of the Exiles; Brian Darby; Scotty Smith; Harley James; Andrew Frueh; Mark Crowle-Groves; Peter Thomlinson and Eva Davis. This is a project which will allow readers and listeners to compare the recording quality of a wide...
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LibriVox recording of El Libro de Las Mil Noches y Una Noche Volumen 3 by Anonymous. (Translated by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Ningún libro tan conocido, y menos conocido que esta famosa colección de novelas, monumento literario del pueblo árabe. Con el título de Las Mil y Una Noches circula desde hace siglos un libro que todos aceptan como una obra completa, y nada es menos cierto. Las Mil y Una Noches publicadas hasta el presente se componen de unos...
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by Marion Harland
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LibriVox recording of Marion Harland's Cookery for Beginners by Marion Harland. Read in English by Linda Johnson; BettyB; David J. Hastings; MargaretD; LizMorey; Suzie With this book, Marion Harland presents the reader and listener with "A Series of Familiar Lessons for Young Housekeepers". Housekeeping is an unavoidable aspect of the lives of most of us, and so the best course of action is to learn to enjoy it. Cooking can be great fun, and for those beginners in the art of cookery...
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by B. M. Bower
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LibriVox recording of The Long Shadow by B. M. Bower. Read in English by Tom Penn Billy Boyle, tough, honest, plain dealing, is at home on the range. He knows cattle and horses better than most. Alexander P. Dill, the merchant from Michigan, knows little of livestock and needs Billy’s help to make it in the business. Billy is eager to oblige, but can he beat the weather, the barbed wire, and the mysterious maneuvers of old man Brown? And what is the Pilgrim up to? Surely no good when it comes...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of Los Nibelungos by Anonymous. (Translated by Antonio Fernandez Merino.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. En el Cantar de los nibelungos se narra la gesta de Sigfrido, un cazador de dragones de la corte de los burgundios, quien valiéndose de ciertos artificios consigue la mano de la princesa Crimilda. Sin embargo, una indiscreción termina por provocar una horrorosa cadena de venganzas. Summary by Phileas Fogg. For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Darby Bible
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Darby) NT 08: 2 Corinthians by Darby Bible. (Translated by John Nelson Darby.) Read in English by Hultstrand The Darby Bible consists of a translation of the New Testament by John Nelson Darby, originally published in 1867, and a translation of the Old Testament, included in later editions of the text, completed by Darby's students after his death. - Summary by Aaron Hultstrand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Reuben Archer Torrey
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LibriVox recording of The Holy Spirit by Reuben Archer Torrey. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. Before one can correctly understand the work of the Holy Spirit, he must first of all know the Spirit Himself. A frequent source of error and fanaticism about the work of the Holy Spirit is the attempt to study and understand His work without first of all coming to know Him as a Person. It is of the highest importance from the standpoint of worship that we decide whether the Holy Spirit is a...
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by T. W. Ford; J. Lloyd Conrich; Cliff Campbell; David Goodis; Wilbur S. Peacock; Roy Giles; Harry Stein; Matt Rand
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LibriVox recording of Hooded Detective: 6 Action Packed Pulp Detective Stories by T. W. Ford; J. Lloyd Conrich; Cliff Campbell; David Goodis; Wilbur S. Peacock; Roy Giles; Harry Stein; Matt Rand. Read in English by dg73; Delmar H Dolbier; Scotty Smith; deongines; Jennifer Fournier; Larry Wilson Evil lurks in the hearts and minds of men and many nefarious schemes are hatched by these gangsters, mob bosses and super villains. But thankfully, equally brave, talented detectives (some of them...
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by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm
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LibriVox  recording of Household Tales by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm.  Read in English by Beth Thomas; Peter Yearsley; Melvin Lee; Kurt; Rogthey; deongines; Patrick Saville; Lyn Stanley; Garth Burton; larryhayes7; Jessi McDaniel; Evan Smith; Vittoria Conn; Sonia; Bob Seybold; April6090; aniroo; Jason in Panama; ysevechan; JamesMcAndrew; Larry Turner; Hannah Parrott; Jim Nyenhuis; boatharbor; SaraHale; projund; realisticspeakers; Greg Giordano; Eva K.; J Kyle Sullivan; Tomas Peter; Jennifer...
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by William Le Queux
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LibriVox recording of The House of Whispers by William le Queux. Read in English by April6090 This is a story about a young lady and her blind father who live in a House of Whispers. "There is a legend that those who hear the whispers die quickly and suddenly." Story written by William Le Queux in 1910. Le Queux mainly wrote in the genres of thriller, espionage, mystery. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of A House of Pomegranates by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by NoelBadrian A House of Pomegranates (1891) is the title of the second collection of Fairy Tales by Oscar Wilde. This book contains four tales: 1. "The Young King"; which is about taking responsibility. 2. "The Birthday of the Infanta"; a commentary on the unfeeling behaviour of the upper classes. 3. "The Fisherman and his Soul"; is about the triumph of love in adversity. And 4....
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by Molière
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LibriVox recording of The Impromptu of Versailles by Molière. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by a full cast. The setup here is that Moliere and his troupe have been sent for by the King to come perform at Versailles. But instead of the piece they had prepared, the King has just asked for an entirely new piece - to be ready later that same day! So all the action of the play takes place backstage as Moliere has to come up with a story and the troupe has to select and prepare...
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by Molière
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LibriVox recording of The Bourgeois Gentleman by Molière. (Translated by Philip Dwight Jones.) Read in English by a full cast. The Bourgeois Gentleman of the title is a middle-class social climber, assured that by learning all the arts of a true and noble gentleman, he shall truly become one. This enables Moliere to satire both the pretentious middle class and the snobbish aristocracy all at one time. Originally presented in 1670 before the court of Louis the 14th with music by Jean-Baptiste...
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by Boy Scouts of America
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LibriVox recording of Boy Scouts Handbook by Boy Scouts of America. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The Boy Scouts of America was founded over a hundred years ago to serve the young men of the United States of America and give them the same oppurtunities that Boy Scouts all over the world were receiving. Modeled after Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys, the Boy Scouts Handbook of the Boy Scouts of America gave the original american Boy Scouts a taste of adventure, excitement, and...
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by Bliss Carman
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LibriVox recording of Behind the Arras: A Book of the Unseen by Bliss Carman. Read in English by Peter Yearsley; Crln Yldz Ksr; Syan Bateman; Larry Wilson; Dan S.; Rachel Murray; Heather James; David Lawrence This is a volume of some of Bliss Carman's most beautiful narrative poems. All of the poems share a rather melancholy tone, which Carman uses to bring out beautiful images of feeling. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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LibriVox recording of The Birth of Professional Rugby League in Australia: A selection from the Sydney Morning Herald (1907-08) by Sydney Morning Herald. Read in English by Phil Benson In early 1907 the world of Australian rugby was rocked by the news that a professional New Zealand All Blacks team was set to tour the northern counties of Engliand, where professional rugby had been a reality for more than a decade. The professionalization of Australian rugby was unthinkable, but within a few...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds and Nature, Vol. IX, No 5, May 1901 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers "Birds and Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and...
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LibriVox recording of Birds and Nature, Vol. VIII, No 2, September 1900 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. "Birds and Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and...
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LibriVox recording of Black Magic: a Tale of the Rise and Fall of the Antichrist by Marjorie Bowen. Read in English by Molly Craig Witches, spells, ghosts, pacts with the Devil, occult rituals, love triangles, popes and the Anti-Christ are some of the ingredients of this chilling early horror work (set in the middle-ages) by Marjorie Bowen that some consider to be the ultimate Gothic Novel. With enough suspenseful plot twists and turns to keep most listeners on edge guessing till the very end....
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by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.
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LibriVox opname van Het leven van Johannes Wouter Blommesteyn - deel 4 van Adriaan Loosjes Pzn. Gelezen in het Nederlands door Marcel Coenders Na de beschrijving van de ideale Nederlandse man uit de 17de eeuw (Maurits Lijnslager) en de ideale Nederlandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw (Hillegonda Buisman) nu de beschrijving van de slappe en mislukte Nederlander uit de 18de eeuw. Na deze drie kloeke boeken, en meer dan 100 luisteruren weten we eindelijk wat de identiteit was en is van de...
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LibriVox recording of Het leven van Johannes Wouter Blommesteyn - deel 1 by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.. Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders Na de beschrijving van de ideale Nederlandse man uit de 17de eeuw (Maurits Lijnslager) en de ideale Nederlandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw (Hillegonda Buisman) nu de beschrijving van de slappe en mislukte Nederlander uit de 18de eeuw. In dit eerste deel verliest Johannes na escapades in een bordeel zijn geliefde Antje Wijnstok en moet hij naar Suriname...
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by Im Bang, Yi Riuk
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LibriVox recording of Korean Folk Tales by Im Bang and Yi Riuk Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. "To any one who would like to look somewhat into the inner soul of the Oriental, and see the peculiar spiritual existences among which he lives, the following stories will serve as true interpreters, born as they are of the three great religions of the Far East, Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism." Manuscripts by two of Korea's (possibly) most famous authors, dating from the...
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by Frank G. Carpenter
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LibriVox recording of Carpenter's geographical reader: Australia and the Islands by Frank G. Carpenter. Read in English by MaryAnnS; BettyB; JezRSH; Bill Boerst; Andrea Kotzer The purpose of this book is to give the children who read it a living knowledge of Australia and the chief islands of the world, and especially those which have become colonies or dependencies of the United States. In a personally conducted tour through the eyes of teh author they travel over [these islands], seeing our...
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LibriVox recording of Confessions of a Book-Lover by E. Walter Walters. Read in English by DrPGould. "I am of the company of book men who read simply for the love of it," confesses E. Walter Walters, in this gently written tome. Walters documents his habit of "book fishing--" seeking and finding quality volumes in the discount binds at his booksellers, and as a connoisseur of wine might match varieties with courses, he matches his books with the contexts in which he reads...
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LibriVox recording of The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman, Jr.. Read in English by Brendan Stallard & Phil Schempf "The Conspiracy of Pontiac" was Parkman's first history book and first published in 1851. It covers the Indian wars of 1763 to 1769. Pontiac, an Ottawa chief, put together a coalition of Indian tribes from around the Great Lakes region and the Illinois and Ohio Countries to attack the British under General...
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LibriVox recording of Arms and The Man by George Bernard Shaw. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Arms and the Man is a comedy written by George Bernard Shaw, and was first produced in 1894 and published in 1898, and has become one of the most popular of his plays. Like his other works, Arms and the Man questions conventional values and uses war and love as his satirical targets. He delightfully pops the bubble of the 'brave soldier' always wishing to charge into battle and shows (I think) how...
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9 recordings of To My Dream-Love by Walter Richard Cassels.  This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for April 16, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Garrett Goodison; Greg Giordano; Joy Baker; KyoBlanchett; Michael Fassio; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Walter Richard Cassels is the speculated author of the anonymous work Supernatural Religion. He wrote poetry and was an art collector. Never married, he died in London on 10 June 1907. ( Wikipedia) For...
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by Ruth Plumly Thompson
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LibriVox recording of The Royal Book of Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Read in English by Phil Chenevert "Of course, we all knew the Scarecrow was a very fine fellow, but surely we never guessed he ascended from an emperor. Most of us descend from our ancestors, but the Scarecrow really ASCENDED. The Scarecrow had a most exciting and adventurous time on the Silver Isle and Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion just ran out of one adventure into another trying to rescue him. They made some charming...
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LibriVox recording of The Sorrows of Satan - Or, the Strange Experience of One Geoffrey Tempest, Millionaire by Marie Corelli. Read in English by Lisa Statler In this 1895 Faustian novel by British author Marie Corelli, we follow the journey of Geoffrey Tempest. Initially a starving and penniless writer, his good fortune comes upon him in the form of a huge inheritance, and the friendship of a character who "is not what he seems", Prince Lucio Rimanez. Geoffrey seems to have the...
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by Bertha Evangeline Bush
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Robin Hood by Bertha Evangeline Bush. Read in English by Devorah Allen; Garth Burton; Patrick Saville; aniroo; Nemo "He was brave and kind and merry always, and all the English people—except England's oppressors—loved him with all their hearts and delighted in his adventures. The story of what he did was put into songs and sung at every fireside; and no man was better loved than this outlaw with a price upon his head. Here are a few stories of Robin...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa by Various. Read in German by Julia Niedermaier; Eva K.; Hokuspokus; Bernd Ungerer; Hawe Diese Sammlung umfasst 10 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres. Eine Liste weiterer kurzer Aufnahmen (Erzählungen, Gedichte, Märchen, Essays) in anderen LibriVox Sammlungen gibt es hier . 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 Carl von Ossietzky
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LibriVox recording of Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 6 by Carl von Ossietzky. Read in German by Rogthey; Monika M. C.; Friedrich; Capybara; Sonia; Rhigma; Kalynda Carl von Ossietzky war ein prominenter Journalist und Pazifist zur Zeit der Weimarer Republik, der für sein Engagement 1935 mit dem Friedensnobelpreis geehrt wurde. Während in den vorigen Teilen viele Kritiken und andere Artikel über Kunst und Wissenschaft zu finden waren, schreibt Ossietzky gegen Ende des Jahres 1921 wieder...
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