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by A. E. W. Mason
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LibriVox recording of The Witness for the Defence by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford Part romance, part mystery, part courtroom and quasi-courtroom drama. Young love reignites itself after a hiatus of some years. Or does it? Much can change in that time -- both to the people themselves, and to the events that shape their lives. The action moves from England to India, and back again, confronting the protagonists with problems they never dreamed they’d have to face. (...
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LibriVox recording of Clementina by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by Jacquerie This well-written novel is a fictional account of a true historical rescue mission. In 1719, at the age of 17, when she was on her way across Europe to marry James Stuart, the Catholic pretender to the British throne, Princess Maria Clementina Sobieska was kidnapped and held prisoner by Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI, with the approval of his ally, the Protestant king of England. The king feared that the marriage...
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by Abby Langdon Alger
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LibriVox recording of In Indian Tents by Abby Langdon Alger. Read in English by BettyB; ToddHW; Jules Hawryluk; Kalynda; Hope A collection of the legends and stories of North Eastern Indians "In the summer of 1882 and 1883, I was associated with Charles G. Leland in the collection of the material for his book The Algonquin Legends of New England, published in 1884. I found the work so delightful, that I have gone on with it since, whenever I found myself in the neighborhood of Indians. The...
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by Abbé Prévost
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LibriVox recording of Manon Lescaut y el caballero des Grieux by Abbé Prévost. (Translated by Enrique de Mesa.) Read in Spanish by Mongope Manon Lescaut es uno de los romances mas intensos de la Literatura, un recorrido intrincado por la pasión, la virtud y la razón en un tramo en el que todo evoluciona como un torrente desbocado, un rio bravo en el que nadie puede aguantar con los pies firmes ni mantener el rumbo hacia un destino seguro, pero tampoco quiere abandonar un barco que avanza...
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by Abraham Cahan
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LibriVox recording of The Rise of David Levinsky by Abraham Cahan. Read in English by volunteer readers. Coming to New York from the Russian Empire, Abraham Cahan founded the Jewish Daily Forward to help Yiddish-speaking immigrants adjust to life in New York. He also became a popular novelist, best known for his semi-autobiographical The Rise of David Levinsky , about a Russian Jew who emigrates to America and rises from rags to riches. - Summary modified from Wikipedia For further information,...
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by Abraham Valdelomar Pinto
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LibriVox recording of El Caballero Carmelo by Abraham Valdelomar Pinto . Read in Spanish by KendalRigans El caballero Carmelo es un cuento del escritor peruano Abraham Valdelomar, considerado por la crítica como lo mejor de toda su creación ficticia y uno de los cuentos más perfectos de la literatura peruana. Publicado el 13 de noviembre de 1913 en el diario La Nación de Lima, encabeza el conjunto de los cuentos denominados «criollos» o «criollistas», ambientadas durante la niñez del...
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by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of Little Dramas for Primary Grades by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence. Read in English by Linette Geisel; David Olson; Beth Thomas; Leanne Yau; Twinkle; Tomas Peter; sashelliott; A LibriVox Volunteer; Craig Franklin; Sonia; Rachel; Diane Alailima; April6090; SuperCoconut; Chuck Williamson; Abby; Sarah Jennings 37 short and very short plays for young children - summary David O Readers: Linette Geisel : Camel(1), Big Black Dog(2), First Child(4), Camel(5), Grandma(6),...
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by Adam Mickiewicz
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LibriVox recording of Ballady i Romanse by Adam Mickiewicz. Read in Polish by Gosia Leksandrówna. Świat Ballad i Romansów, choć jak najbardziej rzeczywisty, o określonym miejscu na mapie i w dziejach, tchnie ludową wyobraźnią, niepokojącą, tajemniczą i groźną cudownością. W świecie tym niezywkłe siły i istoty, jak rusałki, zmory lub diabły, maniestują swą obecność w codzienności ludzi. Wydane w Wilnie w roku 1822 Ballady i Romanse to pierwsze dzieło polskiego...
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by Adelaide Crapsey
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LibriVox recording of Verse by Adelaide Crapsey. Read in English by Newgatenovelist. Adelaide Crapsey's experimental poetry included her creation of the cinquain. This recording was taken from the posthumously published and expanded 1922 edition of her verse. (Summary by 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...
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by Adelaide Crapsey
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of To The Dead in the Graveyard Underneath My Window by Adelaide Crapsey. This was a Holloween Poetry project for October 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Chase Landkamer; ClaudiaSterngucker; David Lawrence; Eva Davis; Garth Burton; Ian King; MaryAnn; mnlopez; Nemo; Patrick Wallace; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Her death was tragic. Full of the desire of life she yet was forced to go, leaving her work all unfinished. Her last year...
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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 Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.
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LibriVox recording of Het leven van Johannes Wouter Blommesteyn - deel 2 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. Vrouwen, drank en vooral ook ijdeltuiterij brengen onze held bijna aan de afgrond van het graf. (Samenvatting door Marcel...
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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 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 opname van Het leven van Johannes Wouter Blommesteyn - deel 3 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. Johannes maakt in dit deel werk van een schoon, jong, fris Fries meisje .... (samenvatting door Marcel...
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by Agnes C. Laut
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LibriVox recording of Canada: The Empire of the North by Agnes C. Laut. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson Canada's past is more dramatic than any romance ever penned. . . . All that has been attempted here is such a story of the romance and adventure in Canada's nation building as will give the casual reader knowledge of the country's past, and how that past led along a trail of great heroism to the destiny of a Northern Empire. This volume is in no sense formal history. There will be...
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LibriVox recording of A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century by Agnes Mary Clerke. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. A Popular History of Astronomy during the Nineteenth Century was thought to be Agnes Mary Clerke's greatest work. It covers developments made in the field of astronomy during the nineteenth century and is still used by scholars today who study the history of astrophysics. The book details the career of William Herschel, covers the discovery and...
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by Agnes Mary Frances Robinson
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LibriVox recording of Emily Brontë by Agnes Mary Frances Robinson. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Emily Brontë (1818-1848) is best known for her only novel, "Wuthering Heights." She was born in Yorkshire, northern England, where her father was an Anglican curate. When Brontë was three years old her mother died of cancer. At the age of six she joined her three sisters briefly at the Clergy Daughters' School, where privations and abuse contributed to the deaths of two of them. Her...
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by Agnes Mary Frances Robinson
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LibriVox recording of Margaret of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre by Agnes Mary Frances Robinson. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Margaret of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre (Marguerite de Navarre), (1492-1549), was the sister of Francis I, King of France. She was highly-educated and was courted by the future Henry VIII of England. However, at the age of seventeen, she was married by royal decree to the untutored dolt, Charles IV of Alençon. After his death she wed Henry II of Navarre by whom she...
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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 Alain René Lesage
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Gil Blas de Santillane by Alain René Lesage. (Translated by Tobias Smollett.) Read in English by Jim Locke Gil Blas is born in misery to a stablehand and a chambermaid of Santillana in Cantabria, and is educated by his uncle. He leaves Oviedo at the age of seventeen to attend the University of Salamanca. His bright future is suddenly interrupted when he is forced to help robbers along the route and is faced with jail. He becomes a valet and, over the...
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by Alan Edward Nourse
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LibriVox recording of A Man Obsessed by Alan Edward Nourse. Read in English by Mark Nelson Jeffrey Meyer had a killing on his mind. It meant nothing to him that his towering Twenty-first Century world was going mad. He shouldered aside the rising tide of narcotics-mania, the gambling fever, the insatiable lust for the irrational. Jeff had his own all-consuming obsession—Paul Conroe must die! After a five-year frenzied chase, Jeff had his victim cornered; he'd driven him into the last hideaway...
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by Albert A. Young
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LibriVox recording of Stories from the Adirondacks by Albert A. Young. Read in English by Roger Melin A collection of five stories all of which take place in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, and most which contain elements of some mystery hidden deep within the forests. - Summary by Roger Melin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording....
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by Albert Bigelow Paine
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LibriVox recording of The Hollow Tree and Deep Woods Book by Albert Bigelow Paine. Read in English by Elizabeth P.; Kymberli Welch; Linda Olsen Fitak; Celine Major; Shana Burns; Mike Pelton; jblankenship83; Michael Fassio; Marcus Alexander; John; Kathleen Moore "In the House of Many Windows which stands in a large city and is sometimes called a "flat" by people who, because they are grown up, do not know any better, live the Little Lady and the Story Teller. The Little Lady is...
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by Albert Henry Munsell
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LibriVox recording of A Color Notation by Albert Henry Munsell. Read in English by Availle A Color Notation is a method developed by H. A. Munsell in order to produce a unified system of color classification. The system identifies three color dimensions hue (color name), value (lightness), and chroma (color purity) and was the first to base the outcome on a scientifically rigorous method of testing humans' color vision. The three dimensions are depicted on a color sphere with pure hue changing...
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by Albert Keim; Louis Lumet
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LibriVox recording of Louis Pasteur by Albert Keim; Louis Lumet. (Translated by Frederic Taber Cooper.) Read in English by Pamela Nagami Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) famously said, "In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind." Pasteur brought to the study of chemistry, microbiology, and applied immunology, a mind open, innovative, and insightful. Born of peasant stock in the French Jura, he worked with dogged determination all his life and often in the face of...
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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 Albert Payson Terhune
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LibriVox recording of Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune. Read in English by BettyB; aniroo; Ciufi Galeazzi; Linda Johnson In this 1916 work, Albert Payson Terhune introduces twelve immensely influential women, whose actions influenced world history. Terhune chooses well-known figures whose stories are as much myth as history, like Cleopatra and Helen of Troy, artists such as George Sand, and a number of ladies whose names are not so well-known today, because their work was not immediately...
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by Alberto Santos-Dumont
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LibriVox recording of My Airships: The Story of My Life by Alberto Santos-Dumont Read in English by Scott Danneker The delightful tale of "le petit Santos" as he dances through the sky above the City of Light at the dawn of the aerial age. A note to the listener: Throughout this story the author makes several references to helpful figures and illustrations. These may be found upon the corresponding pages in the Project Gutenberg e-book . (Summary by Scott Danneker) For further...
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by Aldous Huxley; Edith Sitwell; Osbert Sitwell; Edward Wyndham Tennant; Sacheverell Sitwell; Iris Tree; Helen Rootham; Arnold James; Sherard Vines
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LibriVox recording of Wheels - The Second Cycle by Aldous Huxley; Edith Sitwell; Osbert Sitwell; Edward Wyndham Tennant; Sacheverell Sitwell; Iris Tree; Helen Rootham; Arnold James; Sherard Vines. Read in English by Nemo; Algy Pug; Newgatenovelist; Eva Davis A series of six volumes of Wheels anthologies was produced by members of the Sitwell family between 1916 and 1922. The second volume, published in 1917, contains poems by the Sitwells and also Aldous Huxley, among others. - Summary by Algy...
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by Alessandro Manzoni
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LibriVox recording of Gl'Inni sacri by Alessandro Manzoni. Read in Italian by Fabiola Raccolta di 5 componimenti, ognuno dei quali tratta di una festività cattolica. - Summary by fabiola 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 (11MB)
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LibriVox recording of Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Years 1799-1804, Vol.2 by Alexander von Humboldt; Aimé Bonpland. (Translated by Thomasina Ross.) Read in English by Gail Timmerman Vaughan In Volume 2 of “The Personal Narrative”, Alexander von Humboldt and the botanist Aimé Bonpland continue their travels, beginning at Lake Valencia in the llanos of Venezuela and then travelling the mighty South American river, the Orinoco, and its...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 1: Joan of Naples by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan The celebrated crimes committed during the life of Joan (Joanna I) of Naples span from personal misdeeds (adulteries and mariticide) to regional warfare (like the 1345 War in the Piedmont), and ultimately unraveled her father’s legacy (King Robert the Wise). Dumas projects her story through a deathly lens: beginning with the passing...
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 2: The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan In the late 1600s a man was doubly-imprisoned: his body in an iron cell and his face in an iron mask. Who the “man in the iron mask” was, why he was imprisoned, and how he was treated during imprisonment, remains a mystery that has captivated historians for centuries. Before Dumas penned the final volume of his...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Paul Jones by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by William Berger.) Read in English by ToddHW; Son of the Exiles; Sandra Schmit; Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; Eva Davis; Thomas A. Copeland; Roger Melin; Amy Gramour; Zames Curran; Nemo; RecordingPerson Dumas's play talks of American Naval Hero John Paul Jones's romantic entanglements and affairs of honor ashore in France. He later converted it to a novel. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: The Marquis D'Auray: Amy Gramour The...
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 7: Part 2: Countess de Saint-Geran by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan This story details the crimes and trial surrounding the unexpected pregnancy and subsequent childbirth of the Countess de Saint-Geran in 1640s France. Familial jealousies harbored by her sister-in-law, the Marchioness de Bouille, intertwine with the greedy schemes of a fugitive relative, the Marquis de Saint-Maixent, to...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Mademoiselle De Belle Isle by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by Frances Anne Kemble.) Read in English by ToddHW; Sandra Schmit; Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; Owen Cook; Jason in Panama; Devorah Allen; Craig Franklin; Kurt; Roger Melin; alanmapstone "The refined and fashionable audiences who... used to applaud the play of Mademoiselle de Belle Isle… would, in all probability, have objected to an English version of Dumas' clever play, upon the score of its immorality....
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 3: Martin Guerre by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in French by John Van Stan Martin Guerre was a French peasant that, during a long absence, was famously impersonated in the 16th century. Although the real Martin Guerre is suspected of no serious crimes, his imposter, Arnaud du Tilh, engaged in fraud and adultery while pursuing false claims to the Guerre inheritance. Dumas later incorporates this celebrated crime...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 7: Part 1: Ali Pacha by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan Ali Tepeleni, Pacha of Janina, rose to power during the early 1800s in one of the Ottoman Empire’s most unruly territories (Albania). His ferocious imposition of will was limitless, earning him the sobriquet of “the Lion of Janina.” As the mauling and murder of innocents sustains the lion, so did it sustain Ali Pacha’s rule. Thus,...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 5: Part 2: La Constantin by Alexandre Dumas. Read in English by John Van Stan Dumas chronicles the court intrigues that led to the execution of Marie La Roux Constantin. La dame Constantin was known by French nobility in the 17th century as the “midwife to the Queen’s daughters.” This title was, in reality, a dark jest as her business was providing dangerous (often maternally fatal) abortions to women ensnared in the machinations of powerful...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol 4, Part 2: Urbain Grandier by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan This is the dramatic story of Urbain Grandier, a catholic priest, who had a reputation to rival that of Casanova, which ultimately led to his destruction. He was accused of witchcraft after a series of accusations from nuns of a nearby convent, who claimed that Grandier has sent several demons upon them. The case is very well...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 3: Mary Stuart by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. They are a series of stories based upon historical records, from the pen of Alexandre Dumas, pere, when he was not "the elder," nor yet the author of D'Artagnan or Monte Cristo, but was a rising young dramatist and a...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Catherine Howard by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by W. D. Suter.) Read in English by a full cast. Subtitled "The Throne, The Tomb, and The Scaffold - An Historical Play in 3 Acts From the Celebrated Play of that Name by Alexandre Dumas" - How can you resist a play about English history - the doomed fifth wife of Henry the 8th - by the celebrated French author of The Musketeers?? - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Henry VIII, King of England: Larry Wilson Athelwold,...
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 5: Part 1: Desrues by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan This story chronicles the crimes of Antoine-Francois Desrues (also called "Derues") from his childhood to his execution. Desrues constructed the veneer of a virtuous reputation that hid his ever-increasing deviancy from society. Eventually, his lust for fame and fortune (especially the latter) crumbled his virtuous veneer, revealing...
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Part 3: Nisida by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan This story details the many crimes (attempted rape, assault, filicide, etc.) surrounding a significant historical confrontation between a fisherman from the island of Nisida, named Gabriel, and the Italian Prince of Brancaleone. Dumas notes that "the details of this case are recorded in the archives of the Criminal Court at Naples."...
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Karl-Ludwig Sand by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan This is the fourth volume of Alexandre Dumas' studies of celebrated crimes and their perpetrators. This volume is concerned with the story of Karl Ludwig Sand, who stabbed August von Kotzebue to death in 1819. August von Kotzebue had been a prominent dramatist, a student of Musäus, whose royalist and conservative writings ultimately led to...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Historia de un cascanueces by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by Hermenegildo Giner de los Ríos.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Alexandre Dumas también se ocupó de la narración infantil con esta versión del clásico cuento de Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffman, titulado El Cascanueces y el rey ratón, de 1816. Dumas realizó una adaptación especialmente dirigida a los niños y la publicó en 1844 con el título de Historia de un Cascanueces, que fomentó la...
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by Alexandre Dumas, fils
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LibriVox recording of La Dama de las Camelias by Alexandre Dumas, fils. (Translated by Marcial Busquets.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. Armando Duval, un joven de la alta sociedad parisiense, se enamora perdidamente de Margarita Gautier, reconocida cortesana, quien corresponde sinceramente a este sentimiento. Olvidándose de esas circunstancias que les rodean, Armando y Margarita se entregan por completo a ese amor, sin importarles el escándalo que esto genere. (Summary by Phileas...
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by Alfred George Gardiner
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LibriVox  recording of Prophets, Priests, And Kings by Alfred George Gardiner. Read in English by David Wales. These biographical essays of (mostly) British subjects were written in 1907-1908 for The Daily News newspaper and reflect their subjects as seen before the great cataclysm of World War I. Gardiner was a British newspaper editor, journalist, and author. His essays were and are highly regarded. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Alfred John Church
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LibriVox recording of The Odyssey for Boys and Girls by Alfred John Church. Read in English by Ginny Blankenship. A retelling of the adventures of Ulysses, including his adventures both the Cyclops and Circe, as he journeys home to his home of Ithaca. The story then continues to include his quest to rejoin his wife and family of whom he has been separated from for twenty years. This is Homer's Odyssey for the younger set. (Summary by Ginny Blankenship) For further information, including links...
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by Alfred Thayer Mahan
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LibriVox recording of The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783 by Alfred Thayer Mahan. Read in English by Jim Locke The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: 1660–1783 is a history of naval warfare written in 1890 by Alfred Thayer Mahan. It details the role of sea power during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and discusses the various factors needed to support and achieve sea power, with emphasis on having the largest and most powerful fleet. Scholars consider it the single...
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by Alice MacGowan
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LibriVox recording of The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan. Read in English by Mark Nelson Private detective Jerry Boyne is hot on the heels of a bank teller who has just embezzled nearly a million dollars in a suitcase. Cornered in his seventh-story apartment, the thief seems to vanish into thin air. Boyne continues the chase, aided by Barbara Wallace, a young women with observational and deductive powers that put Sherlock Holmes to shame. - Summary by Mark Nelson For further...
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by Alice Meynell
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LibriVox recording of A Father of Women and Other Poems by Alice Meynell. Read in English by Eva Davis; Nemo; Sonia; Jason in Panama; Larry Wilson Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." The...
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LibriVox recording of The Spirit of Place and Other Essays by Alice Meynell. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Kate Follis; Kathleen Moore; Eva Davis; Nemo; Michael Fassio; Scotty Smith Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League. She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson,...
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LibriVox recording of Ceres’ Runaway & Other Essays by Alice Meynell. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." The Meynell's later converted to...
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LibriVox recording of The Children by Alice Meynell. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." This is a collection of her essays on children. The...
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LibriVox recording of London Impressions by Alice Meynell. Read in English by Lynn Lee; Eva Davis; Lazlo; Nemo; Greg Giordano; Michael Fassio Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League, She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." The...
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by Allen French
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Rolf and the Viking's Bow by Allen French. Read in English by Erin Schellhase Rolf, a youth in early Christian Iceland, loses first his father, then his property, and finally his freedom to the schemes of a greedy neighbor. Outlawed from Iceland, Rolf travels abroad, meeting with shipwreck, enslavement, Viking berserkers, and many other dangers and adventures. All the while, Rolf searches for a way to prove his father was killed unjustly and win back his own...
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by Allen H. Godbey
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LibriVox recording of Great Disasters and Horrors in the World's History by Allen H. Godbey. Read in English by Mike Pelton; Allen Kelly; Lynne T; MaryAnnS; nancyhollo; Warren Kati; VivianWeaver; mbm0rxi; Kalynda; Pamela Nagami; Coven; THBosc; TriciaG; Kathleen Moore "Mankind is constantly astonished by reports of mishaps and disasters of manifold character, when there is seldom room for astonishment. A large proportion of the calamities reported from day to day are directly due to the...
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by Almira Bailey
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LibriVox recording of Vignettes of San Francisco by Almira Bailey. Read in English by Larry Wilson; SK; LisaRubio; Michael Fassio; Nemo; BettyB; Eva Davis; Scotty Smith; Glennie Junkin; Becca L. A collection of observations and stories about San Franciscan life - the people, the buildings, the parks, the food, the street-cars, the bay, Alcatraz, the sounds and the smells and the characteristics and idiosyncrasies of this fascinating city. Excerpt...IN the same way that the poets have loved Rome...
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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 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 Amanda Minnie Douglas
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LibriVox recording of An Easter Lily by Amanda Minnie Douglas. Read in English by Melissa Perry; Kristin Lewis; Jenny Adamson; Kalynda This is a volume of five short stories for Children. Each of them contains a cute little learning experience and a happy end. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or...
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by Amice MacDonell
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LibriVox recording of The Enterprise of the ''Mayflower'' by Amice MacDonell. Dramatically read in English by volunteer readers. "Welcome to all! We show the story of how, nearly three hundred years ago, when this country was not so happy as it is now, some people driven by persecution out of England went on a long and dangerous voyage in a ship called the Mayflower, and made for themselves a home across the Atlantic Ocean." (From the Prologue) For further information, including links...
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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 Andress Small Floyd
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LibriVox recording of My Monks of Vagabondia by Andress Small Floyd. Read in English by Lynne T; Phil Chenevert; DebK; Joseph McWombie; jenno Before welfare or rehab, what happened to those unfortunates who lost their way, fell through the cracks, were cast off by society? Men such as Andress Floyd and his wife Lillian stepped up. In 1908, the philanthropists converted a mansion in New Jersey into a refuge for homeless men and during the more than 30 years of its operation, more than 100,000...
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by Andrew Barton Paterson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of ''In Re a Gentleman, One'' by Andrew Barton Paterson.  his was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 15, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bev J Stevens; Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas; David Lawrence; fshort; Greg Giordano; Jude; Matthew Datcher; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Paterson lived and worked in Sydney for most of his adult life, but his poems mostly presented a highly romantic view of the bush and the iconic figure of the...
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by Andrew Lang
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LibriVox recording of The Gold of Fairnilee by Andrew Lang. Read in English by John A fairy story set in Scotland about Jean and Randal and what happens when Randal disappears into fairyland. This is Lang's second fairy tale after Princess Nobody - an enchanting story with occasional Scottish dialect. Randal Ker, son of a Scottish knight, has the rashness to wish at a wishing well that 'he might see the Fairy Queen' and is then is carried off by her to her own dominions and is kept there until...
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by Andrew Lang; H. Rider Haggard
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LibriVox recording of The World's Desire by Andrew Lang; H. Rider Haggard. Read in English by Annyiee Hill; Taylor Davison; pcushnie; DJRickyV; Marcelle D Ward H. Rider Haggard (author of King Solomon's Mines the Allan Quatermain Series, and many more) and Andrew Lang (author of, among others, the rainbow coloured fairytale books) collaborate to lend their talent to one of the most fascinating and well known stories of all times. Odysseus returns home from the war, but does not find the peace...
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by Andrew Marvell
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 29, 2017. Read in English by Amelia Chesley; Algy Pug; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; Nick J. Gold; Peter Thomlinson; Scotty Smith; Tony Addison and Tomas Peter. Andrew Marvell was an English metaphysical poet, satirist and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1678....
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by Andy Adams
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LibriVox recording of Hawaiian Sea Hunt Mystery by Andy Adams. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson Adventure series in exotic locations. This adventure is set in the exotic Island of Hawaii and involves the search for a missing sloop and the whereabouts of a valuable mine. Biff Brewster, his father and friends become entangled with ruthless criminals who are also intending to find the sunken boat and discover the map and the mine. They have kidnapped the elderly scientist who holds the key to...
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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 Andy Adams
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LibriVox recording of Brazilian Gold Mine Mystery by Andy Adams. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson Mystery adventure, fiction ( Peter Thomlinson). This is a very exciting and gripping story set in the jungles of Brazil and Venezuela, and the quest for the famous El Dorado gold. Incidents with dangerous wild animals, not to mention encounters with head hunters and other native tribes, plus some black magic hocus-pocus all add to the suspense. Double dealing and threats as well as actual...
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by Anna Hamlin Weikel
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LibriVox recording of Betty Baird's Golden Year by Anna Hamlin Weikel. Read in English by Holly Jenson. It seems that all the people close to Betty are going through major life changes. Lois is certainly spending a lot of time with Dunmore Lane these days. Is Betty about to lose her friend and confidante forever? Even Miss Minturne is behaving strangely. If she's falling in love, as Betty suspects, what will happen to the income that Betty is depending on to pay off the mortgage on the...
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by Anna Hamlin Weikel
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LibriVox recording of Betty Baird by Anna Hamlin Weikel. Read in English by Holly Jenson This is the first book in the Betty Baird Series of boarding school books, a genre which was popular among young girls in the early 1900s. Our heroine, Betty Baird, who is herself obsessed with reading boarding school books, is sent away to The Pines, a boarding school where at first she is ridiculed by some of the wealthier and more popular students. As time goes on, Betty silences her foes with her unique...
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by Anna Hamlin Weikel
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LibriVox recording of Betty Baird's Ventures by Anna Hamlin Weikel. Read in English by Holly Jenson Betty has graduated from the Pines and is now with her parents at their new home on Long Island. When Betty finds out that her father is having trouble paying the mortgage, she decides to spread her entrepreneurial wings and help with the family finances. But can a young girl in 1907 earn enough money to make a difference? Does Betty have the spirit and determination to stick with her plans, even...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of At the Piano by Anna Katharine Green.  This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 1, 2017. Read in English by Bev J Stevens; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Emilie Olsen; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Josephina Yatar; Leonard Wilson; Matthew Datcher; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and The Voice before the Void. Anna Katharine Green was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective...
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by Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Richard Kilmer A young lawyer is called to the house of a dying woman to draw up her will. While searching for her legal heirs, meets a beautiful woman with a mysterious scar. The lawyer soon finds that his search for the heirs leads to some very unusual occurrences. (Summary by Richard Kilmer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Anna Sewell
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LibriVox recording of Black Beauty (Dramatic Reading) by Anna Sewell. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Black Beauty is a fictional autobiographical memoir told by a horse, who recounts many tales, both of cruelty and kindness. The title page of the first edition states that it was "Translated from the Original Equine by Anna Sewell." After its publication in 1877, Sewell lived just long enough to see her first and only novel become an immediate bestseller, as well as it...
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by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
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LibriVox recording of Tante by Anne Douglas Sedgwick. Read in English by deongines; Denise Nordell; Amanda Tekell; Chris Hymans; Adrienne-Renee; Mohan; Bridget Herbes It is a common trend, up until this very day, to reveal the difficult side of being a great artist. Madame Okraska is no different. Great artists are, sometimes, very complicated. Sometimes the price of success is too high, for them and for those around them. Would Madame Okraska and her adopted daughter be able to pay it? Do they...
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by Anne Killigrew
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LibriVox recording of Poems (1686) by Anne Killigrew. Read in English by Arthur Krolman These are the original, tender and thoughtful poems of a young female artist who lived and died in seventeenth century London -- only 70 years after William Shakespeare. Her diction is readily accessible to listeners after almost 350 years and the subjects on her mind we can imagine on the minds of educated young women today. She writes often of love, broken hearts and the beauty of reason and self-control...
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by Annie Fellows Johnston; Albion Fellows Bacon
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LibriVox recording of Songs Ysame by Annie Fellows Johnston; Albion Fellows Bacon. Read in English by Sonia; Eva Davis; Nemo; Tom U; AlexandraWilhelmina; Larry Wilson; Esraa El-Brawany; Lynda Marie Neilson; Shana Burns This is a volume of poetry written by the sisters Albion Fellows Bacon and Annie Fellows Johnston. Both of the sisters reached quite a level of fame in their own right, Ms Bacon primarily as a social reformer and Ms Johnston as an author of children's books. In this volume of...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of Theologia Germanica by Anonymous. (Translated by Susanna Winkworth.) Read in English by J A Carter. This short, anonymous work is thought to have been written in the 1300s by a member of the lay-religious group called ‘The Friends of God.’ Its central teaching is that humans can become one with God by living a holy, selfless life in which our will is subsumed into God’s, of which Christ is the ultimate example. Martin Luther discovered, named, and published Theologia...
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LibriVox recording of The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night volume 8 by Anonymous. (Translated by Richard Francis Burton.) Read in English by Lynne T; susanjhudson; Will Thompson; Sylviamb; Kalynda; Roohi; Kikine This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. The are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found for the collection, but...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of The Most Extraordinary Trial of William Palmer by Anonymous. Read in English by Lynne T [quote] John Parsons Cook was a 28 year old bachelor, from a good family but not in robust health. He studied to become a lawyer, but instead of following that career, turned to raising race horses. In November 1855, during a visit to the Shrewsbury races, he was taken violently ill. He was attended by the 80 year old local doctor Dr. Bamford, and Cook's friend and sometimes partner,...
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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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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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LibriVox recording of Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy by Anonymous. Read in English by Larry Wilson; DrPGould; Kryptonian; Mary Thaler; mbm0rxi; Franziska Paul; BettyB; Melvin Lee; Lynne T; phxtopdog; James K. White; aniroo; Romano; ToddHW; John; KHand A collection of true stories of the high seas, from the nineteenth century. Shipwrecks, mutiny, life and death decision-making -- all far from home, while pitting themselves against the elements. The romance of the seafaring...
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LibriVox recording of The Book Of Jasher by Anonymous. (Translated by Moses Samuel.) Read in English by CJ Plog Jasher (The Sefer haYashar (first edition 1552) The Hebrew title may be translated Sefer haYashar - "Book of the Upright" - but it is known in English translation mostly as The Book of Jasher following English tradition. The book is named after the Book of Jasher referenced In Joshua 10:13; 2 Samuel 1:18; And 2 Timothy 3:8. Jasher is an historical text that covers the time...
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LibriVox recording of The Citizen's Almanac by Anonymous. Read in English by Phil Chenevert This is a recording of a booklet given to new naturalized American citizens, it contains an explanation of fundamental documents, symbols and anthems of the United States. "Today you are a citizen of the United States of America— becoming “a peer of kings” as President Calvin Coolidge once said. Thisoccasion is a defining moment that should not soon be forgotten, for it marks the beginning of...
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LibriVox recording of Barchester Towers (version 2) by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Nick Whitley. Barchester Towers, published in 1857, is the 2nd novel in Anthony Trollope's series known as the "Chronicles of Barsetshire". It follows on from The Warden, set some years later, with some of the same characters. Among other things it satirises the then raging antipathy in the Church of England between High Church and Evangelical adherents. Trollope began writing this book in...
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LibriVox recording of Clergymen Of The Church Of England by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by David Wales This 1866 book was published in a time of great change in the Church of England. Trollope began as a High Church adherent and then worked his way to a Broad Church stance, a theological liberalism (toleration of belief and interpretation, regard for the individual conscience, a willingness to tolerate the ambiguity of finding truth in the extremes as well as the middle). This book deals...
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LibriVox recording of An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Anthony Ogus A short but typical Trollope romance in which a young nobleman is torn between love for an impoverished Irish girl and the expectations of his family that he will marry someone suitable for inheriting an Earldom - Summary by Anthony Ogus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
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LibriVox recording of The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Steve Gough LibriVox reader Nicholas Clifford calls this Trollope's best novel in his introduction to the collaborative version of this fine novel - and he is right! A wonderful study of its central character, the proud, irascible, tormented, poverty-stricken clergyman, Josiah Crawley, who pays a heavy price for his human failings when he is brought to trial for the alleged theft of a cheque for twenty...
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LibriVox recording of The Bet and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by S. S. Koteliansky; John Middleton Murry.) Read in English by David Wales. Thirteen short stories by the master. Summary by 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, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook...
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Lustige Geschichten von Anton Chekhov. (Übersetzt von Alexander Eliasberg; Korfiz Holm; Wladimir Czumikov.) Gelesen auf Deutsch von LibriVox Freiwilligen. Humor, Ironie und leise Melancholie mischen sich in den Werken des großen Erzählers und Meisters der Kurzgeschichte Anton Pawlowitsch Tschechow. Auch heute können uns die kleinen Geschichten über alltägliche Situationen noch einen Spiegel vorhalten und zum Schmunzeln bringen. (Zusammenfassung von Eva K.) For...
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Refuge by Archibald Lampman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 8, 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Craig Franklin; Chase Landkamer; ClaudiaSterngucker; Newgatenovelist; Elizabeth P.; Garth Burton; Ian King; Jude; Jessie Percival; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; MaryAnn; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Archibald Lampman FRSC was a Canadian poet. "He has been described as 'the Canadian Keats;'...
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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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LibriVox recording of Lysistrata by Aristophanes. Read in English by a full cast. Lysistrata has had enough. She is tired of the constant war that is ravaging Greece and has come up with a solution: Together with female friends from other Greek cities, she persuades all women of Greece to pledge an oath and refrain from all sexual contact with their husbands and lovers. The idea is that what men really want is sex, and that they are willing to do anything to get it - even abandoning their pride...
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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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