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by De Lysle Ferree Cass
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LibriVox recording of The Airship Boys in the Great War by De Lysle Ferree Cass. Read in English by Tom Hirsch. Little did Alan, Ned and Buck suspect what they were getting themselves in for when they approached the editor of The Herald with their plan to re-employ the Ocean Flyer, flying it back across the Atlantic Ocean to rescue their friend and the newspaper’s reporter, Bob Russell, from the clutches of the German military, who had taken him prisoner, accused him of spying, and, possibly,...
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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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LibriVox recording of Across Mongolian Plains: A Naturalist's Account of China's 'Great Northwest' by Roy Chapman Andrews. Read in English by volunteer readers. An account of a 1918 journey to Northern China by famed adventurer/paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews. Andrews, who was the inspiration for the many explorer hero characters (including Indiana Jones), wrote this book for the general public, excluding "scientific details" that they might find "wearisome". - Summary by...
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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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by Ernest Legouve; Eugène Scribe
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LibriVox recording of Adrienne Lecouvreur by Ernest Legouve; Eugène Scribe. (Translated by Henry Herman.) Read in English by librivox volunteers. This drama was written in 1848 for the great French tragedienne, Rachel, by Eugene Scribe and his writing partner, Ernest Legouve. Scribe is remembered for devising the compositional technique now known as the “well-made play” that dominated play-writing for most of the 19th century. This plot is loosely based on events in the life of the...
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by Margaret Wilson
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LibriVox recording of The Able McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson. Read by Warren Kati The Able McLaughlins won the Pulitzer Prize for a novel in 1924 in Margaret Wilson's debut work. Aptly described as "Little House on the Prairie - but for adults" the novel follows a group of Scottish families who pioneer the Iowa prairie in the 1860’s. The main storyline concerns Wully, the eldest McLaughlin son, who returns home from the Civil War to find that his sweetheart, Chirstie, has...
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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 Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of Almayer's Folly by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Peter Dann Joseph Conrad was born in former Poland, spent part of his childhood exiled in Russia because of his father's Polish nationalist political activities, learned and read French early, and did not speak a word of English until his late teens. It is perhaps not surprising, then, that when Conrad came to write this, his first novel, it centred on the pain of having a contested sense of identity, the experience of...
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LibriVox recording of The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights) Volume 11 by Anonymous. (Translated by Richard Francis Burton.) Read in English by Foon; mlcui; Michael Muransky; Kristine Bekere; Aparna Bhat; Gracicah; TriciaG; Murphy8104; issamel; Amatullah Talks; Sunil Goswami; KevinS; diazgeorge00; Candace Tuttle; pianoroll262; rewohwrew; sachinV; Jane Bennett; chuckconvr; Vivianlyu; Lynette Caulkins; ChadH94; Daniel Chao; Paul Fleischman; Shreya Sethi; Lisa Stump; Diana...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Volume 02 by Anonymous. (Translated by Jonathan Scott.) Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The second of four volumes of Middle Eastern tales, originally written in Arabic. Scheherazade tries to prolong her husband's interest in her - and therefore her life - by telling her tales in installments. - Summary by Gillian Hendrie For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Walter Rye
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LibriVox recording of A Month on the Norfolk Broads by Walter Rye. Read in English by TND Back in the late 1880s, Walter Rye and a number of friends accompanied by an American couple (who were researching the history of their Norfolk ancestry), took a holiday on the Norfolk Broads and enjoyed a leisurely tour around the waterways of this unique part of Eastern England. This book documents some of the highlights of their trip on board the wherry Zöe and the hybrid wherry/cutter Lotus, as they...
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by George A. Miller
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LibriVox recording of Prowling About Panama by George A. Miller. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. In 1903, Panama became a brand new state in Central America by seceding from Colombia in order to facilitate the construction of the Panama Canal, which was finished in 1914. This fledgling nation was home to the oldest inhabited European settlement on the American continent, a rich indigenous culture, and a splendid natural beauty from coast to jungle. Such was the scene as found by George...
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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 Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of Raspberry Jam by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by SaraHale This is the 11th book featuring the distinguished detective, Fleming Stone. When a titan of industry is found dead in his locked bedroom without evidence of natural death. The doctors and the police are trying to figure out who the murder is from among the suspects. And it isn't an easy job, for each suspect either have a motive but no opportunity or have an opportunity but no motive. And to make matters worse,...
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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 The Gawain Poet
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LibriVox recording of Pearl by The Gawain Poet. (Translated by Jessie Laidlay Weston.) Read in English by Newgatenovelist; Pearl is a structurally complex mediaeval poem that combines narrative, allegory, dream vision, elegy, affirmation of Christian faith and meditation on grief. This recording is of Jessie Laidlay Weston’s translation from the Middle English. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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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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by Jerry Cree Fischer
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LibriVox recording of Piano Tuning: A Simple and Accurate Method for Amateurs by Jerry Cree Fischer. Read in English by James R. Hedrick. This is a primer for anyone wishing to learn how to tune and maintain their own piano or to become a piano tuner. Written in 1907, it was targeted at a definite need for additional piano maintenance professionals in those days when pianos were almost ubiquitous. In addition, there are several chapters dealing with the theory and application of temperaments...
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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 John Muir
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LibriVox recording of Our National Parks by John Muir. Read in English by volunteer readers. This book is a collection of sketches first published in the Atlantic Monthly magazine and gathered into book form in 1901. The focus here is on 4 parks in the west. Six of the 10 articles focus on Yosemite National Park; also described are Yellowstone, Sequoia, and General Grant (renamed Kings Canyon in 1940) National Parks. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Outdoor Girls in a Motor Car by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. In "The Outdoor Girls in a Motor Car, Or The Haunted Mansion of Shadow Valley", one of the girls has learned to run a big motor car and she invites the club to go on a tour to visit some distant relatives. On the way they stop at a deserted mansion and make a surprising discovery. This is the third book in the "Outdoor Girls" series. (Summary from an old book...
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by Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev; Александр Николаевич Афанасьев
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LibriVox recording of Народные русские сказки (Russian Fairy Tales), Выпуск 2 by Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev. Read in Russian by LibriVox Volunteers. Коллекция "Народные русские сказки" А.Н. Афанасьева впервые представила в печати народную сказочную традицию в своём многообразии и истинном виде, бережно сохраняя...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Round the Moon (Version 2) by Jules Verne. (Translated by Louis Mercier.) Read in English by Mark F. Smith Jules Verne’s sequel to his “From the Earth to the Moon” begins with a short chapter to catch you up, if you missed the first book. Then we join our three adventurers in their huge projectile as they gather themselves after the shock of being fired at the Moon from the Columbiad cannon. Perhaps in a nod to Yankee exceptionalism, Verne permits them an...
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by Paul Hensel
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LibriVox recording of Rousseau by Paul Hensel. Read in German by Rebecca Braunert-Plunkett; schrm; Kazbek; Kornelius; Celila; Sonia Monographie zu Leben und Werk Jean-Jacques Rousseaus In diesem Werk erörtert Paul Hensel in groben Zügen das Leben und Werk des oftmals zuwenig weitreichend gesehenen, missverstandenen J.J. Rousseaus. Die Titelüberschriften der Kapitel Mensch, Rechtsphilosophie, Erziehungslehre, Nouvelle Héloïse (Stichwort Liebe) lassen schon erahnen, dass die großen Themen...
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by Seba Smith; Lawrence Labree
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LibriVox recording of The Rover Vol. 01 No. 03 by Seba Smith; Lawrence Labree. Read in English by AllenO; Sshoger; Kate Follis; Jim Locke "The Rover: A weekly magazine of tales, poetry and engravings, original and selected" was a magazine started in 1843 by Seba Smith and Lawrence Labree. The editors aimed at a high quality standard in their selection of short stories and poetry. Every half-year, the 26 weekly issues were also published under a bound compilation. This is the third...
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by Seba Smith; Lawrence Labree
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LibriVox recording of The Rover Vol. 01 No. 23 by Seba Smith; Lawrence Labree. Read in English by Alan Mapstone; Faithann Gibson; Gini Rosario; Jim Locke; Erin Stone "The Rover: A weekly magazine of tales, poetry and engravings, original and selected" was a magazine started in 1843 by Seba Smith and Lawrence Labree. The editors aimed at a high quality standard in their selection of short stories and poetry. Every half-year, the 26 weekly issues were also published under a bound...
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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 Seba Smith; Lawrence Labree
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LibriVox recording of The Rover Vol. 01 No. 24 by Seba Smith; Lawrence Labree. Read in English by Alan Mapstone; Jim Locke; Greg Giordano; Gini Rosario; Brize C; yourbookvoice "The Rover: A weekly magazine of tales, poetry and engravings, original and selected" was a magazine started in 1843 by Seba Smith and Lawrence Labree. The editors aimed at a high quality standard in their selection of short stories and poetry. Every half-year, the 26 weekly issues were also published under a...
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by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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LibriVox recording of Ressureição by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis. Read in Portuguese by Rachel Moraes Primeiro romance de Machado de Assis, publicado em 1872, quando o escritor tinha 33 anos. Segundo o autor, ao escrever este primeiro romance, depois de ter sido bem sucedido em contos, peças de teatro e artigos de jornal, ele colocava em prática um desafio de Shakespeare, expresso na cena 5 do primeiro ato de “Mérito por Mérito”:“São as nossas dúvidas uns traidores, que nos...
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by Luis Carlos Martins Pena
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LibriVox recording of Quem casa, quer casa by Luis Carlos Martins Pena. Read in Portuguese by Leni; brianna; Pier; Rachel Moraes; KevinS; Kazbek; deni; L.S.B.Seabra; AlexOliveira75 Comedia dramática que descreve as confusões e as brigas de uma família onde mais de um casal vive na mesma casa. Retrato irônico e animado da vida familiar da época. - Summary by Pier For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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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 Some Passages of the Life and Death of the Right Honourable John, Earl of Rochester by Gilbert Burnet. Read in English by InTheDesert I believe that the good Bishop of Salisbury's account of the last days of poor young Rochester would, if carefully read, make more impression on the mind of a fast young man (supposing him not utterly wanting in conscience and brains) than a hundred sermons from the pulpit would effect. Can anything, indeed, be sadder than that one so highly...
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by Margaret Vandercook
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LibriVox recording of The Red Cross Girls in the British Trenches by Margaret Vandercook. Read in English by MaybeCordelia; TR Love; Nan Dodge; Jennifer Wilson; Gini Rosario; JSWS; Melinda Cumming; KevinS; BettyB; Faith This first volume in the American Red Cross series can, of course, only begin to tell the adventures and experiences of the four American girls, who, forgetful of self, offered their services to the wounded soldiers in the war. For further information, including links to online...
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by A. A. Milne
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LibriVox recording of The Red House Mystery (Version 2) by A. A. Milne. Read in English by Kirsten Wever Author A. A. Milne is best known to the world as the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. Yet Milne was versatile, having written dozens of plays, humorous articles, books and – The Red House Mystery. In which… Mark Ablett is the massively narcissistic owner of The Red House, a beautiful English country mansion. The estate is managed mostly by Mark’s side-kick and younger cousin, Cayley. As a...
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 09. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends, heroes, myths, and ancient lore from many different cultures. (Summary by Lynette Caulkins) 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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LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 029 - Poetry & Prose by Various. Read in Multilingual by rfuentesg; Przemysław Wierzbowski; Alexandre Ivan Kard; lorda; Guy Lederfein; Ruti Pape; Sonia; DS; Piotr Nater; Victor Seremet; Livia F.; Hanna Ponomarenko This is our 29th collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English) as listed below. All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. - Summary by...
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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 Monroe K. Ruch
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LibriVox recording of The Moon Destroyers by Monroe K. Ruch. Read in English by Paul Harvey The tremendous speed of the dive brought them so close that they could see the skeletons of wrecked ships piled up at the base of the precipice. The moon is not only the most prominent object in our heavens, but also an integral part of the earth. We are, so to speak, an astronomical unit, and we affect each other for better or for worse. We know that the gravitational attraction of the moon causes our...
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by George Henry Lewes
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LibriVox recording of The Noble Heart by George Henry Lewes. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers This Victorian melodrama, written by G.H. Lewes, common law husband of novelist George Eliot (Marian Evans), featured a scandalous love triangle. The scene is set in 16th century Spain. The main character is Don Gomez del la Vega, a nobleman in service of his king battling the Moors. In the midst of a campaign, he and his son, the gallant knight, Don Leon, both fall in love with the beautiful...
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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 Henry Cadwallader Adams
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LibriVox recording of Perils in the Transvaal and Zululand by Henry Cadwallader Adams. Read in English by Ingrid Kennedy; markfriendlds; VivianWeaver; Rowan Puttergill; Anushka21; debolee; Sherry Morrow; fshort; KevinS A young man travels to South Africa to find his Mother and sister. He wants to be a clergyman and a farmer when he arrives there. This story includes accounts of the Zulu-Boer wars. - Summary by Ingrid Kennedy For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Susannah Centlivre
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LibriVox recording of The Perjur'd Husband, or The Adventures of Venice by Susannah Centlivre. Read in English by a full cast. Centlivre's first play: a tragedy. Star-crossed lovers, one married and the other betrothed elsewhere. Secret letters gone astray, gender changing disguises, climax at masked ball. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Count Bassino, a Savoyard, married to Placentia, and in Love with Aurelia: Mike Manolakes Armando, Bassino's Friend: Alan Mapstone Alonzo, a Venetian...
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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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by Alexander Pope
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LibriVox recording of Ode on Solitude by Alexander Pope. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Ode on Solitude by Alexander Pope. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 12, 2021. ------ Pope was a poet and satirist of the Augustan period and one of its greatest artistic exponents. Considered the foremost English poet of the early 18th century, after Shakespeare, he is the second-most quoted author in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations,...
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by Saint Augustine of Hippo
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LibriVox recording of On Lying by Saint Augustine of Hippo. (Translated by Henry Browne.) Read in English by InTheDesert I have also written a Book on Lying, which though it takes some pains to understand, contains much that is useful for the exercise of the mind, and more that is profitable to morals, in inculcating the love of speaking the truth. This also I was minded to remove from my works, because it seemed to me obscure, and intricate, and altogether troublesome, for which reason I had...
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by W. Somerset Maugham
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LibriVox recording of The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham. Read in English by Bob R . This Maugham classic is set in England and Hong Kong and in a cholera --ridden Chinese village in the 1920's. A committed, principled, epidemiologist, Dr. Fane, falls in love with the beautiful, but vain and foolish, Kitty Garstin. She agrees to marry him only because she wishes to beat her sister to the altar. She soon commits adultery with a British official in Hong Kong, where they have relocated. Dr....
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by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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LibriVox recording of Papéis Avulsos by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis. Read in Portuguese by LibriVox volunteers. Papéis avulsos é um livro de contos do escritor Machado de Assis, lançado em 1882. Foi o terceiro livro de contos publicado por Machado de Assis e um dos melhores de sua história. Inclui os contos: O Alienista, O Espelho , A Chinela Turca e A Sereníssima República, imortalizadas na literatura brasileira. - Resumo escrito por Lucas Oliveira For further information, including...
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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 National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - 12. December 1898 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, December 1898. It includes the following articles: The Five Civilized Tribes and the Survey of Indian Territory, by C. H. Fitch Cloud Scenery of the High Plains, by Willard D. Johnson Atlantic Coast Tides, by Mark S. W. Jefferson President Alexander Graham Bell on Japan, by...
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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 Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of Money-Saving Main Dishes by Anonymous. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This is Home and Garden Bulletin No. 43 from the Human Nutrition Research Division and Consumer and Food Economics Research Division Agricultural Research Service of the US. Department of Agriculture. Along with shopping and cooking tips, there are recipes covering meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk, beans, bread & cereal, and lunch box main dishes. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further...
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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 Helen H. Gardener
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LibriVox recording of Pray You, Sir, Whose Daughter? by Helen H. Gardener. Read in English by Wayne Cooke; Joanna Michal Hoyt; Cedricwn; Christine Rottger; Sonrisa Jones; TR Love; Kevin Waters; Roger Melin; Scarbo. Twenty-year-old Gertrude Foster has had the sheltered upbringing typical of women of her class. Yet, she questions the restrictive norms with which she has been raised and does not wish to marry a man who will not see her as an equal. Gertrude receives a rude awakening to the state...
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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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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of El 19 de Marzo y el 2 de Mayo (Version 2) by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Alexelmagno Instalado en Madrid como cajista del Diario, Gabriel escapa los domingos a visitar a Inés en Aranjuez, donde asiste como protagonista involuntario a la caída de Godoy, Príncipe de la Paz, el 19 de marzo. Este acontecimiento no es sino el preludio de una primavera sanguinaria en Madrid, cuyo colofón será el levantamiento popular contra los franceses y los posteriores...
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by G. Bryan Harry
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LibriVox recording of Campfire Tales of Jackson Hole by G. Bryan Harry. Read in English by David Olson Tales of the fur traders and mountain men who explored Yellowstone, Jackson Hole, and the Teton Mountain Range. ( David O) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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by John Lothrop Motley
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LibriVox recording of The Causes Of The American Civil War by John Lothrop Motley. Read in English by David Wales John Lothrop Motley (1814 – 1877) was an American author and popular diplomat, who helped to prevent European intervention on the side of the Confederates in the American Civil War. In 1861, just after the outbreak of the American Civil War, Motley wrote two letters to The Times defending the Federal position, and these letters, afterwards reprinted as [this] pamphlet entitled...
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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 Reina-Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (RVA) 13: 1 Crónicas by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Marreran I Crónicas (hebreo, דִּבְרֵי הַיָּמִים א, "Divrei Hayamim Álef", «Los anales de los días»), también llamado 1 Crónicas, Primer Libro de las Crónicas y Primer Libro de los Paralipómenos (Παραλειπομένων, Paralipomenōn, «Sobre lo omitido») es un libro bíblico del Antiguo Testamento. En la Biblia cristiana se halla ubicado entre II Reyes y II...
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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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LibriVox recording of The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 02, The Reformation by Various. Read in English by Kazbek; Colleen McMahon; Louis Hehman; Brize C; Jeyapaul Caleb; H. Shah; Tom Denholm; thestorygirl; Marya James; SimonParent; Piotr Nater; hiabc; pianoroll262; Jonathan Miller; Michele Eaton; Gillian Hendrie; InTheDesert; David Ronald; Tad Davis; JM Andersen; Andrew Mauls Byron; KevinS; Linda Johnson; Murphy8104; Laura Kumanova; Geoffrey DeSena The Cambridge Modern History is a...
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by Joseph von Eichendorff
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LibriVox recording of Das Marmorbild by Joseph von Eichendorff. Read in German by lorda Das Marmorbild ist eine Märchennovelle und weist Merkmale der romantischen Epoche auf. Die Novelle handelt von Florio und dem Zwiespalt seiner Gefühle. Auf der einen Seite steht Fortunato, ein bekannter und fröhlicher Sänger, sowie die unschuldige Bianka, die ihn liebt. Auf der anderen Seite steht das zu Fleisch gewordene Marmorbild der Venus und der Ritter Donati. (Auszüge aus Wikipedia) For further...
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by John Gresham Machen
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LibriVox recording of Christianity and Liberalism by John Gresham Machen. Read in English by InTheDesert The purpose of this book is not to decide the religious issue of the present day, but merely to present the issue as sharply and clearly as possible, in order that the reader may be aided in deciding it for himself...In the sphere of religion, in particular, the present time is a time of conflict; the great redemptive religion which has always been known as Christianity is battling against a...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Carol Collection 2021 by Various. Read in Multilingual by Brize C; Alan Mapstone; Devorah Allen; Tomas Peter; Robin Lamb; Maria Kasper; Joanna Michal Hoyt;Zach Hoyt; LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of 16 Christmas carols for the 2021 holiday. This year's collection includes traditional favorites and lesser-known selections in English and Latin. The singers wish all listeners around the world a happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year. A Child...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Short Works Collection 2021 by Various. Read  by Librivox Volunteers The 2021 Christmas collection has some old favourites and some new, some reflections. Shepherds with a difference from New Zealand, and hopefully everyone will find something to enjoy , Summary by Annise For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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LibriVox recording of Вечері на хуторі біля Диканьки. ч2. Ніч перед рождеством. by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. (Translated by Vladimir Derzhiruka.)( Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka: Christmas Eve) Read in Ukrainian by T.Honcharyk Ніч перед Різдвом на хуторі біля Диканьки сповненна несподіванками, тут ви можете зустріти відьму і чорта, а також за одну...
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by Oskar Pfungst
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LibriVox recording of Clever Hans (The Horse of Mr. Von Osten) by Oskar Pfungst. (Translated by Carl Leo Rahn.) Read in English by Jordan Watts Oskar Pfungst book is a detailed piece of investigative journalism looking into Clever Hans, an Orlov Trotter horse that was claimed to have performed arithmetic and other intellectual tasks. Pfungst details the results of many experiments, by the end of which he is able to explain exactly how Hans did it. This classic example of the observer-expectancy...
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by The Parliament of England
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Common Prayer, 1662: selections by The Parliament of England. Read in English by MichaelMaggs The Book of Common Prayer (BCP) has for nearly 500 years provided the basis for Anglican and allied worship, not only in its English home but many countries around the world. Following England's break from Rome in 1534, a need was felt for a single order of worship - in English rather than the traditional Latin - to be used in churches throughout the country. BCP first...
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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 Thomas Frederick Tout
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LibriVox recording of Edward the First (Version 2) by Thomas Frederick Tout. Read in English by Cavaet Part of the Twelve English Statesmen series of books. Edward I, was one of the greatest of the medieval monarchs, driven either by a deep commitment to the well being of his people, or a fierce determination to enhance his own power, depending on your viewpoint. He began the unification of the United Kingdom, and left a string of impressive monuments, in the shape of the castles that line the...
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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 Louisa May Alcott
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LibriVox recording of Eight Cousins (Version 3) by Louisa May Alcott. Read in English by Marina Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden great aunts, who are the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. When Rose's guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad, he takes over her care. She is suddenly confronted with a male...
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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 Очерки о национализме. Essays on Nationalism by Ze'ev Jabotinsky. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Collection of essays on the subject of interactions between nations. This is a supplement to the "Jews and Russia" Librivox project https://librivox.org/jews-and-russia-by-vladimir-jabotinsky/. This recording is dedicated to Rabbi Shlomo Noginsky stabbed in an anti-Semitic attack in Boston in July 2021. Очерки о...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Emerald Story Book by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. There is no richer theme for children’s stories than the miracle of Spring. The selections in “The Emerald Story Book” aim to serve the young reader’s interest in three ways. Some of the myths and legends are interesting or amusing because flowers, insects, or birds are presented as personalities and emphasise human qualities or feelings. Some of the stories and poems contribute to the...
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by Pope Leo XIII
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LibriVox recording of Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII by Pope Leo XIII. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903) wrote eighty-eight Encyclicals during his twenty-five year pontificate (1878-1903). Fifty-six of those are included in this collection. Among the topics covered are the Rosary, socialism, Christian marriage, labour, freemasonry, Church and state, human liberty, dueling, the Holy Eucharist, and more. (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information,...
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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 William Croswell Doane
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LibriVox recording of Spoken Hymns and Readings for the Easter Vigil from The Book of Easter by William Croswell Doane. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Spoken hymns and readings for a shorter form of the Easter Vigil liturgy. (Summary by KevinS) 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...
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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 Philip Doddridge
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LibriVox recording of A Dissertation on the Inspiration of the New Testament by Philip Doddridge. Read in English by InTheDesert tbc For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B Audiobook (35MB)
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