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by Woodes Rogers
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LibriVox recording of A Cruising Voyage Around the World by Woodes Rogers. Read in English by Jim Rowland; KHand; Pamela Nagami; S S Kim; timli; Wayne Anderson First to the South-seas, Thence to the East-Indies, and Homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and Finish'd in 1711. Containing a Journal of All the Remarkable Transactions; Particularly, of the Taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco Ship, and Other Prizes; an Account of Alexander Selkirk's Living Alone Four Years and...
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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 Herodotus
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LibriVox recording of An Account of Egypt by Herodotus by Herodotus. (Translated by George Campbell Macaulay.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert; MorganScorpion; DrPGould; Pamela Nagami; Linda Johnson; Sondra Robinson HERODOTUS was born at Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, in the early part of the fifth century, B. C. Of his life we know almost nothing, except that he spent much of it traveling, to collect the material for his writings, and that he finally settled down at...
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by Robert Lynd
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LibriVox recording of The Art of Letters by Robert Lynd. Read in English by Larry Wilson; drandall; Graham Scott; thestorygirl; Kathleen Moore; Loraine Flegal; Amelia Chesley; Gary Grenholm From the pen of the Irish poet and essayist, Robert Lynd, comes a collection of humorous and satirical essay on the literary scene of his day with critiques of poets and and poetry, ranging from Pepys to Walter de la Mare. He even examines criticism itself. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information,...
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by Philip Francis Nowlan
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LibriVox recording of Armageddon - 2419 A.D. by Philip Francis Nowlan. (Translated by Philip Francis Nowlan.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert This is the original ‘Buck Rogers’ SF classic. Thrill to the adventures of Anthony "Buck" Rodgers is one of the most celebrated characters in the history of science fiction. Famed in comic strips, television, in movies, and even radio, this is the first novel to introduce Buck Rogers to the reading public. In Armageddon – 2419 A.D.,...
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by George Bernard Shaw
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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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by Gerard Manley Hopkins
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 20 recordings of I Have Desired To Go by Gerard Manley Hopkins. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  May 20, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; eflow; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Graham Scott; Ian King; J. Michael Caine; Kate Vaws; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; mjeb; Patrick Wallace; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Pixxol; Tomas Peter; tovarisch andWinston Tharp. Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ was an English poet and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous...
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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 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 George Gordon, Lord Byron
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LibriVox recording of Lines, On Hearing That Lady Byron Was Ill by George Gordon, Lord Byron. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; David Alan Mors; Foon; Larry Wilson; Michele Fry; Patrick Wallace; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Tom Daley; Tomas Peter; tovarisch; William Jones later - Summary by Michele Fry 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 Amy Wilson Carmichael
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LibriVox recording of Lotus Buds by Amy Wilson Carmichael. Read in English by MaryAnn; Alice Jane; Larry Wilson; Kaitie Grace; Hannah Mary; Gillian Hendrie; Paula Priebe; Devorah Allen; laurencetrask; Naduplants Amy Carmichael tells the story of work among the girls of India, who she calls "Lotus Buds". - Summary by Adele de Pignerolles 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 Molière
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LibriVox recording of Love is the Best Doctor by Molière. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by a full cast of LibriVox volunteers. Four most fashionable doctors are called in by Sganarelle to cure his daughter, but instead they argue about everything and Sganarelle is driven to the streets where he finds a quack and his daughter's disguised lover. Moliere: "This is only a slight impromptu, a simple pencil sketch, which it has pleased the King to have made into an...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Grumpy Weasel by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; Foon; John; SterlingBronwyn; Kathleen Moore From his Tuck-Me-In series, Arthur Scott Bailey wrote many "Tales" books about animals and birds to be read to children for bed-time stories. This story is about Grumpy Weasel and his friends (such as Jimmy Rabbit and Mr. Crow who are focused on in other books) in Pleasant Valley. ( Lynda Marie Neilson) For further information,...
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by Mark Twain; Edgar Allan Poe; Gaston Leroux; Baroness Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Historias de Detectives by Mark Twain; Edgar Allan Poe; Gaston Leroux; Baroness Orczy. Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. La ficción detectivesca es un subgénero de la novela negra, y paradójicamente también su antecesor. Básicamente podemos definirla como una historia lineal en donde un investigador, oficial o aficionado, estudia un crimen determinado, a menudo un asesinato. El primer detective reconocido mundialmente fue C. Auguste Dupin, de E.A. Poe. Su perfil...
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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 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 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 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 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 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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LibriVox recording of Gunsight Pass: How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West by William MacLeod Raine. Read in English by Scotty Smith Dave Sanders, a young Arizona cowboy, is a classic western hero: honest, brave, intelligent and caring. This is a story of how he navigates the snake-infested territory of the Old West, dealing with all manner of scalawag and scoundrel and fending for his friends, his horse, his life and freedom, as he is wrongly accused of murder. - Summary by...
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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 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 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 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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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 Rose Gollup Cohen
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LibriVox recording of Out of the Shadow by Rose Gollup Cohen. Read in English by Celine Major In this interesting autobiography we get a very candid look into the life of Rose Cohen, a Russian Jewish girl who immigrates from Russia to the Lower East Side of New York city with her family. From the deplorable conditions in the garment sweatshops, life in the tenements, the setbacks due to poor health and the slow weakening of the family's faith she provides us with a vivid insight into the hopes...
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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Over Every Hill by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  April 29, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Doug Fajardo; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Tom Daley and Tomas Peter. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His works include four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography;...
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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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by Theodore Wratislaw
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LibriVox recording of Orchids by Theodore Wratislaw. Read in English by Newgatenovelist Theodore Wratislaw was a fin de siècle poet and a less famous Decadent author than some of his contemporaries. This short collection of verse was first published in 1896. (Newgatenovelist) 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...
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by Alice Hegan Rice
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LibriVox recording of Miss Mink's Soldier and Other Stories by Alice Hegan Rice. Read in English by Kate Follis; mparker ; hbeuph; Becca Young; Gretchen LaBuhn; acousticwave This is a volume of very cute short stories. Miss Mink for instance invites a lonely soldier to her place for dinner and realises that with this one man the entire world walked into her front door. The other stories are connected by their southern themes but are otherwise entirely different. - Summary by Carolin For further...
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by George Bernard Shaw
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LibriVox recording of Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw. Read in English by Phil Chenevert .Mrs. Warren's Profession is a play written by George Bernard Shaw in 1893, and first performed in London in 1902 but was banned after two performances because of the profession talked about. The play is about a former prostitute, now a madam (brothel proprietor), who attempts to come to terms with her disapproving daughter. It illustrates Shaw's belief that the act of prostitution was not...
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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 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 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 Richard von Volkmann; Rudolf Baumbach
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LibriVox recording of The Meadow Sprite, and Other Tales of Modern Germany by Richard von Volkmann; Rudolf Baumbach. (Translated by Gertrude R. Schottenfels.) Read in English by Greg Giordano; Jim Gallagher; James Carroll; Claudia Salto; Malachy Orozco; April6090; James K. White; Richard Agar; Violet; Kaeri Gertrude Schottenfels has collected and arranged eleven original tales from Germany in this volume. Ms Schottenfels alternates between stories written by Richard von Volkmann and Rudolf...
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by Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of Med Ship Man (version 2) by Murray Leinster. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Scattered through the galaxy are thousands of worlds colonized by humans. Many have native microbes dangerous to the human immigrants. Others have diseases brought to them accidentally—or on purpose—by visiting ships. When millions of lives are threatened, it's a job for the Interstellar Medical Service, and a Med Ship is sent to solve the problem. Calhoun is the best the Med Service has,...
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by François-René de Chateaubriand
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Chateaubriand Volume III by François-René de Chateaubriand. (Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.) Read in English by Nicole Lee The third volume of Teixeira de Mattos' translation of Chateaubriand's Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb covers the spectacular fall, exile, and death of Napoleon, and is replete with the author's trenchant views on the some of the most significant figures of his era, tinged with his signature melancholy. - Summary by Nicole...
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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 National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 08 - 06. June 1897 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, the June Number. It includes the following articles: The Effects of Geographic Environment in the Development of Civilization in Primitive Man, by Gardiner G. Hubbard The National Forest Reserves, by Frederick H. Newell George W. Melville Geographic Serials For further information,...
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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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LibriVox recording of One Hundred Years In Yosemite: The Story Of A Great Park And Its Friends by Carl Parcher Russell. Read in English by David Wales. This recording of the 1931 (1947 second edition) book about Yosemite National Park comprises the narrative text about the Park from its discovery by non-natives in the Indian War of 1851 to the mid-twentieth century. The printed book contains dozens of early photographs and drawings, as well as an extensive timeline and bibliography, which are...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of The Old Curiosity Shop (version 3) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Nell and her elderly grandfather must flee from home after losing their shop and home to the evil Mr. Quilp. Her good-for-nothing brother, convinced that his grandfather is hoarding a great fortune intended for Nell, joins forces with Quilp to hunt them down, so that he can marry her off to his easily-led friend Nick and share in the fortune. Can Nell elude this fate? The first three chapters...
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by Thornton W. Burgess
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LibriVox recording of Old Granny Fox by Thornton W. Burgess. Read in English by Jude Somers Old Granny Fox and grandson Reddy Fox must use all their cunning to hunt up enough food to survive the long winter. Food in the Green Meadow is scarce but Farmer Brown's hens are locked up tight and protected by Bowser the Hound, so Granny takes a conceited Reddy hunting and teaches him some surprising new tricks to lure in their dinner. Old Granny and Reddy Fox encounter danger and adventure in their...
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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 Sarah Doudney
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LibriVox  reading of Nelly Channell by Sarah Doudney. Read in English by jenno; John, and Nancy Gorgen. Another fascinating book by the author of A Vanished Hand. Rhoda returns home after the death of her employer to find out that her cousin Helen, with whom she was raised, also returned home. Her husband stole 300 pounds and had to run away to Australia and leave her pregnant. Rhoda has to reconcile her shame and learn to cope with the new situation. But nothing is as it seems. More than...
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by Flora J. Cooke
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LibriVox recording of Nature Myths and Stories for Little Children by Flora J. Cooke. Read in English by linny. Written for first through third graders, this book aims to expand not only the imagination but the vocabulary. For listeners following along with the text, please note the stories are read in order of the categories listed in the table of contents. (Linette Geisel) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 08 - 09. September 1897 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, the September Number. It includes the following articles: Modification of the Great Lakes by Earth Movement, by G. K. Gilbert The Toronto Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science The Great Unmapped Areas of the Earth's Surface Awaiting the Explorer and...
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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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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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by Frank W. Boreham
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LibriVox recording of Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank W. Boreham. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. A series of essays exhorting us with wit and humor to retain our childlike sense of wonder and delight in the world that God has made. A delightful and practical collection that teaches us to find and value the joy of life and faith. - Summary by Devorah Allen. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Homer
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LibriVox recording of Book 9 of Odyssey by Homer. Read in Ancient Greek by Ἑλένη Κεμικτσή Ἡ Ὀδύσσεια τοῦ Ὁμήρου ἐντάσσεται στὰ πλαίσια τῶν ἐργασιῶν πού ξεκίνησα ἐδῶ καὶ μερικὰ χρόνια στὴν ἰστοσελίδα μου Projet Homere (Σχέδιο Ὁμήρου (γιὰ τὴν ἑλληνικὴ γλῶσσα στὸ σύνολό της)) - http://www.projethomere.com Ἡ ἐργασία...
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by Homer
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LibriVox recording of Book 11 of Odyssey by Homer. Read in Ancient Greek by Ἑλένη Κεμικτσή Ἡ Ὀδύσσεια τοῦ Ὁμήρου ἐντάσσεται στὰ πλαίσια τῶν ἐργασιῶν πού ξεκίνησα ἐδῶ καὶ μερικὰ χρόνια στὴν ἰστοσελίδα μου Projet Homere (Σχέδιο Ὁμήρου (γιὰ τὴν ἑλληνικὴ γλῶσσα στὸ σύνολό της)) - http://www.projethomere.com Ἡ ἐργασία...
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by Eugène Sue
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of Paris - Volume 1 (version 2) by Eugène Sue. Read in English by Celine Major Rodolphe is the Grand Duke of Gerolstein, a fictional kingdom of Germany, but disguises himself as a Parisian worker. He can speak in the secret language of criminals, is extremely strong and a good fighter. However, he shows great compassion for the lower classes, good judgment, and has a brilliant mind. In the story, he moves through different layers of society, and understands...
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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 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 Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Sycamore by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Sharon Kilmer Instead of prison time, former governor, Samuel Appleby, sentences his former rival, Daniel Wheeler to imprisonment on his homestead with a very strange addendum. He then endeavors to convince Mr. Wheeler to endorse his son’s candidacy for governor with a promise of commuting his sentence. In the meantime, Samuel Appleby is murdered in Wheeler’s home. The discovery of the identity of the...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of Micah Clarke by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by Jim Lardner; Larry Wilson; John; deongines; Michelle Tan; Greg Lewin; paultheisen; jenno; Michael Fassio This book tells the story of Micah Clarke's adventures. As a boy he follows his rather romantic notions of what it means to be a soldier and how to find adventure. But over the course of his career, adventure finds him, and it is not always quite as fun as Micah had pictured it to be - especially as he finds...
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by Frances Milton Trollope
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong, the Factory Boy by Frances Milton Trollope. Read in English by Celine Major The industrial revolution led to the rise of manufacture and, thus, the cotton mill factories. This important novel tells about the plight of Michael Armstrong, one of the boys who is forced to work there. The aim of the novel was to expose the public to the conditions of thousands of "infant labourers" around the northern mill towns. The...
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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 Walter Pater
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LibriVox recording of Marius the Epicurean, Volume 2 by Walter Pater. Read in English by DrPGould The conclusion of Pater's historico-philosophical novel about a young Roman nobleman's search for purpose and meaning. Set in the time of Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, the book traces its title character's encounters with the stoicism of Aurelius, Eastern philosophical and religious movements, and Christianity as they reacted with Marius's own innate Epicureanism. In exploring these issues,...
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by Émile Zola
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LibriVox recording of The Markets of Paris by Émile Zola. Read in English by Celine Major The Markets of Paris is a remarkable work, and is the one which Zola calls his very best novel, and of which he is far more proud than of any others in his Rougon-Marquart series – prouder than of L’Assommoir. It must have been in his early manhood, when poor and friendless, he lived among the people, that much of the information which makes these pages so startlingly vivid, was acquired. How many...
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by Archibald Henderson
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LibriVox recording of Mark Twain by Archibald Henderson. Read in English by John Greenman Many writers have penned studies of Mark Twain's life and work through the years. Twain authorized this biography, having met and hosted the writer, Archibald Henderson, on a few occasions. Henderson considered this work to be an homage to one of his biggest idols, who guided him through his youth and adolescence. He writes, "It is an appreciation originating in the heart of one who loved Mark...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Montes de Oca by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Tux. Manuel Montes de Oca (Medina-Sidonia, 1804 – Vitoria, 20 de octubre de 1841) fue un marino y ministro de Marina, Comercio y Ultramar durante la presidencia de Espartero. Dirigió las acciones militares para sofocar los motines contra Espartero y organizó el levantamiento de 1841 en las Vascongadas. Montes de Oca es la octava novela de la Tercera Serie de los Episodios Nacionales de Benito Pérez Galdós. Se...
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by Alice Meynell
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Moon To The Sun by Alice Meynell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  January 28, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Brian DeYoung; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Jude; KHand; Nuria; Lee Ann Howlett; Matthew Datcher; RajVO; Sanna Alas; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and boilingforest. Alice Christiana Gertrude Meynell was an English writer, editor, critic, and suffragist, now remembered mainly as a poet. Preludes (1875)...
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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 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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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 Sophia Morrison
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LibriVox recording of Manx Fairy Tales by Sophia Morrison. Read in English by Joelee Pasztor; Foon; Sonia; Mayah; John; Franziska Paul; Gillian Hendrie; Linda Olsen Fitak; takikoazn; Robert Robinson; Alex Finch; Naduplants; SpiderScientist; Pinchcliff; Larry Wilson; Kurt; Darko A collection of fairy tales regarding myths and legends of the Isle of Man. Sophia was considered one of the key figures of the Manx cultural revival. - Summary by afutterer For further information, including links to...
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by Herman Melville
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LibriVox recording of Mardi Vol. 1 by Herman Melville. Read in English by Ecological Humanist and Gail Timmerman Vaughan. "Not long ago, having published two narratives of voyages in the Pacific, which, in many quarters, were received with incredulity, the thought occurred to me, of indeed writing a romance of Polynesian adventure, and publishing it as such; to see whether, the fiction might not, possibly, be received for a verity: in some degree the reverse of my previous...
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by F. S. Flint
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LibriVox recording of In the Net of the Stars by F. S. Flint. Read in English by Nemo; Eva Davis English author Frank Stuart Flint was a prominent poet in the Imagist movement, along with Ezra Pound and T E. Hulme. Flint abandoned school at the age of 13 to pursue rigorous self-study, eventually mastering 10 languages, including French and Latin, while working at various jobs. At 17, he took up poetry, inspired by the writing of Keats. He published this, the first of his three books of poetry,...
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by John Edward Marr
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LibriVox recording of North Lancashire by John Edward Marr. Read in English by Phil Benson Cambridge County Geographies was a 75 volume series covering the counties of England, Scotland and Wales. Separate volumes were produced for Lancashire north and south of the River Ribble. J. E. Marr's volume on North Lancashire covers a geographical diverse region, including Furness and the Lake District west of Lake Windermere that now spans Lancashire and Cumbria. As much a history, guidebook and...
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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 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 059 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Sixteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Volume 59 contains an eclectic mix of readings, ranging from a description of a Coney Island elephant colossus to meditations on mental telepathy and baseball. Philosophical essays by Leibniz, Kierkegaard, Schopenhauer, Francis Bacon and William Blake touch on the topics of truth, prejudice, poetic genius,...
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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 Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 22 recordings of La Fuite de la Lune by Oscar Wilde. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  September 30, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; AidanVox; Boris; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Foon; fshort; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; JAdamSmith; Kate Vaws; Larry Wilson; Lee Ann Howlett; Marinela Cojocaru; StudioMike; NanDodge; Nemo; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. While at Trinity Collage, Wilde obtained a reputation for clever...
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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 Georgy Ivanov
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LibriVox recording of Лампада by Georgy Ivanov. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky "The Lantern" is one of the earlier books of poetry by Georgy Ivanov (1894 - 1958), a leading poet and essayist of the Russian emigration. (Mark Chulsky) Георгий Иванов (1894-1958), многосторонний русский литератор, oдин из крупнейших поэтов русской эмиграции. "Лампада" считается...
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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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by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.
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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 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 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 A. W. Bitting
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LibriVox recording of Ketchup by A. W. Bitting. Read in English by Peter Yearsley The Bittings have written a number of books on canning and home preparation of food. This short volume includes a brief description of the preparation and production of ketchup, primarily from commercial production view, and then a more scientific treatment of this condiment and its ingredients. Note: The last section in the book (sections 20 and 21 in this recording) is titled "Structure of the Tomato"....
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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 Various
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LibriVox recording of LibriVox 13th Anniversary Collection by Various. Read in English, German, and Romanian by volunteer readers. This year is the 13th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" who make up the worldwide LibriVox community. The readings are held together by their connection to the number "13" or to the word "luck." The collection is multilingual, with recordings in English, German, and...
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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 George Lyttelton
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LibriVox recording of Dialogues of the Dead by George Lyttelton. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Can the dead of different ages and spaces meet in the afterlife? This is a thought that has occupied a number of writers throughout literature, George Lyttleton being one of them. He allows Plato to discourse with Fenelon, allows a native American warrior to explain the barbarity of the custom of duels among gentlemen to a victim of such a duel, and he has William Penn clash with Fernando...
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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 Richard Middleton
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LibriVox recording of The Day before Yesterday by Richard Middleton. Read in English by DrPGould; Simona Rusu; Angadeon; Fafhrd; Julia Mikheeva; BettyB; Steve C; MelAdrienne; Peter Yearsley; Wolfgang Bas; Roman Noble; Vickie Underwood; Cleon Cumberbatch; April6090; Annyiee Hill This is a volume of short stories and essays by Richard Middleton. The British poet and author wrote a large number of short pieces during his life, which are today still as entertaining as they were then. Published...
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by Oliver Herford; John Cecil Clay
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LibriVox recording of Cupid's Cyclopedia by Oliver Herford; John Cecil Clay. Read in English by David Wales This 1910 short work is by the English-born American humorist, satirist, and illustrator Oliver Herford, aided by another caricaturist and illustrator, John Cecil Clay. Herford’s books were usually short and quite popular in their time. He is a master of the witty remark and joke, i.e., “Many are called but few get up” and “Only the young die good”. Cupid’s Cyclopedia is a...
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by José Carlos Bruna Santiesteban
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos Rusos by José Carlos Bruna Santiesteban . Read in Spanish by KendalRigans El presente libro cuenta con 17 breves cuentos rusos tradicionales cada uno de los cuales nos trae una lección de vida similar a las que se contienen en las fábulas de Esopo. 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 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 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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LibriVox recording of Cantos de Vida y Esperanza, los Cisnes y Otros Poemas by Rubén Darío. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans Cantos de Vida y Esperanza es una recopilacion de poemas escritos por Rubén Darío y cuya primera edición fue publicada en la ciudad de Madrid el año de 1905, en esta recopilación podremos encontrar al tan conocido poema "Juventud divino tesoro, ya te vas para no volver" entre otros. For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Ruth Plumly Thompson
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LibriVox recording of Captain Salt in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. A voyage on the famous Nonestic Ocean! What could be more thrilling than that? We—many of us—have taken trips on the prosaic Atlantic or even Pacific, but have we found a SEA FOREST with flying fish and swimming birds? Have we been pursued by a real SEA SERPENT, or had our ship transfixed by the immense ivory tusk of a NARWHAL? Have we come upon the glittering island of PEAKENSPIRE, or...
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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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