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by Edith M. Thomas
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of ''Frost To-Night'' by Edith M. Thomas This was the Weekly project for  October 15, 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; ClaudiaSterngucker; Algy Pug; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Kara Shallenberg; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; MaryAnn; Phil Schempf; StephenChristie; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Edith Matilda Thomas was an American poet who "was one of the first poets to capture successfully the excitement of the modern city." This...
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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 Marshall Saunders
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LibriVox recording of 'Tilda Jane by Marshall Saunders. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; SamW; John; Audrey Giger; Kalynda; Dini Steyn; Kathleen Moore; Dru Conway When spunky 'Tilda Jane isn't allowed to keep her beloved dog with her at the orphanage, she decides to set out on her own in search of a home where the inseparable pair will be accepted. Throughout her weary travels she encounters many people, both rich and poor, kind and cantankerous -- but will she ever find family? Set in the...
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by Frank Herbert
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LibriVox recording of 3 Science Fiction Stories by Frank Herbert by Frank Herbert. Read in English by Phil Chenevert As the title indicates, here are three SF stories by Frank Herbert, Missing LInk, originaly purlished in Astounding SF, 1959; Operation Haystack, also published in Astounding SF 1959; and Old Rambling House, published in Galaxy SF 1958. - Summary by Phil chenevert For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Keith Laumer
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LibriVox recording of A Bad Day For Vermin by Keith Laumer by Keith Laumer. Read in English by Phil Chenevert For your listening pleasure, here are three stories by the ingenious Keith Laumer from the glorious days of Science Fiction in the early 1960s: A Bad Day for Vermin, The King of the City and Doorstep. They were all published in various Science Fiction magazines then flourishing in the United States at that time. I won't spoil your fun of listening to them by giving detailed story...
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by Sabine Baring-Gould
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LibriVox recording of A Book of Fairy Tales by Sabine Baring-Gould. Read in English by BettyB; Travis Baldree; Adeena Mignogna; Terah Tucker; lcastleb1; Nathaniel O'Coin; Lilian Elizabeth; Lee-Ann Niazi; E. Henderson; sashelliott; Geoff Cahill; Sophie Owen; Kate Follis; Robin Lamb; Michael Landu; Michael Fassio This is a collection of fairy tales, retold by Sabine Baring-Gould. The collection contains such well-known stories as Cinderella and the Beauty and the Beast, but also tales which are...
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by Clifton Johnson
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LibriVox recording of A Book of Fairy-Tale Bears by Clifton Johnson. Read in English by AmyMc; Devorah Allen; Lynda Marie Neilson; RecordingPerson; Patrick79; Scotty Smith; BettyB; SpiderScientist; April6090; Patrick Saville Bears make an appearance in so many fairy tales and fables, it is difficult to imagine a fairy-tale world without them. However, in most of those fairy tales, the bear is just a side-character. In this volume, Clifton Johnson has collected 18 stories in which the bear takes...
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by Clifton Johnson
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LibriVox recording of A Book of Fairy-Tale Foxes by Clifton Johnson. Read in English by Cal Taylor; Devorah Allen; Lisa Statler; Kate Follis; Diana Foster; Sheogorath; Matthew Thompson; julka; Kat Lady; Kalynda; Adam Wilkans Wild animals play a big role in many fairy tales, and foxes are some of the best-represented animals in folklore. In this volume, Clifton Johnson has collected stories about foxes from all over the world, adapted for children as bedtime fairy tales. - Summary by Carolin For...
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by Jean Lang
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LibriVox recording of A Book of Myths by Jean Lang. Read in English by James K. White This is a collection of myths--mostly Greek with a smattering of others from the east--written in a clear and easy-to-read style. Lang complemented each myth with poetry by other authors who, like her, were inspired by these ancient stories of the gods. Lang chose these stories because they portrayed heroic gods, faithfully and blindly worshipped by man. Ultimately, however, these gods demonstrated the same...
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by Charles Whibley
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LibriVox recording of A Book of Scoundrels by Charles Whibley. Read in English by Greg Lewin. An ironic history of British criminals, mostly pre-Victorian pickpockets, highwaymen and thieves. Here we meet Moll Cutpurse the Queen of thieves, Jonathan Wild the Thief-taker General, Captain Hind the gallant highwayman and many others. The book begins with an essay on the artistic achievements of thievery followed by a sequence of short biographies. Summary by Greg Lewin. For further information,...
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by Laurens Maynard
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LibriVox recording of A Book of Twenty-four Sonnets by Laurens Maynard. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; rraem; Eva Davis; Larry Wilson; Susannah Mason This is a collection of 24 sonnets by Laurens Maynard. This rather unknown poet brings many classical themes into this volume, with biblical figures beginning the circle and then in somewhat chronological order arriving in the poet's present day (1894) life. All readers should find a sonnet to their tastes in this collection. - Summary by...
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by Various; Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of A Budget of Christmas Tales by Various; Charles Dickens. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Debbie R. Baker Robinson; Greg Giordano; Corinne Clayton; Garth Burton; BettyB; Christi Luphe; Kathy Wright; Mary Jane Conlon; Glennie Junkin; LayoLivro; Tim Watkins; Kathleen Moore; Linette Geisel This is a 1895 collection of christmas-themed short stories and poems by various authors, Charles Dickens himself being the most prominent feature. - Summary by Carolin For further...
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by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Canadian Summer Evening by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 13, 2017. ead in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; CoMo290; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Elizabeth P.; Garth Burton; Lee Ann Howlett; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. "From this imperfect sketch of Mrs. Leprohon’s literary life it will be seen that she was no sluggard. But we would leave a wrong impression if we gave it to be...
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LibriVox   recording of A Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound by John R. Jewitt .  Read in English by Sue Anderson. John Jewitt (1783-1821), a blacksmith by trade, spent the years 1803-1806 as a slave among the Nuu-chah-nulth people of Nootka Sound, off the Pacific Coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, after the trading vessel on which he served as armorer was attacked and its crew murdered by the native tribal chief Maquinna. Maquinna spared Jewitt's life on...
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by Robert Barr
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LibriVox recording of A Chicago Princess by Robert Barr. Read in English by Judy Guinan; canariette; LizMorey; TheLiteratePenguin; Ruby; Lynda Marie Neilson; Kathleen Moore After working several years in foreign affairs, and after winning and then losing a fortune, Rupert Tremorne is stranded in Nagasaki, at the end of his wits and in some debt. His only chance is to take the post as private secretary to the Millionaire Mr Hemster, and to sail on with him on his yacht. Sailing around Asia is...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol (version 10) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by W. Blaine Dowler Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by four spirits on Christmas Eve, and it changes his life forever. - Summary by W. Blaine Dowler For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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LibriVox recording of A Christmas Miscellany 2017 by . Read in English by David Wales A selection of short works about Christmas. (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 (138MB)
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of A Coin Of Edward VII by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Marcelle D Ward; Celine Major A family celebrates Christmas and its flaws are gently exposed by the house guest Mrs. Parry. Giles is engaged to the wealthy Daisy, yet is clearly in love with the governess Anne Denham. Things come to a head when Daisy is murdered. Who would murder her? Perhaps the governess who told her she would kill her and made it clear she wanted to exchange places with her? After all the governess...
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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 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 Eugene Field
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LibriVox   volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Fairy Glee by Eugene Field.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 1, 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Matthew Datcher; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and The Voice before the Void. This poem is taken from Volume X, A Library of American Literature: An Anthology in Eleven Volumes. 1891. Vols. IX–XI: Literature of the Republic, Part IV.,...
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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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by Thomas E. Price
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LibriVox recording of A Flurry in Diamonds by Thomas E. Price. Read in English by Tom Penn The diamonds are gone--vanished! But who could have taken them? And how? With each plot twist author Thomas E. Price (writing as Amos Chiptree) takes the reader (and the diamonds) off in a new direction. ( Tom Penn) 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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by Lucy H. Yates
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LibriVox recording of A Handbook of Fish Cookery by Lucy H. Yates. Read in English by BettyB; Nemo; BurtDow; kanzakisol This is a very practical book concerning the cooking of fish. The author does not limit herself simply to recipes, but also adds sound advice on how to recognize a fresh fish, when certain fish are in season, and how to preserve fish, as well as recipes for fish and fish sauces. "An excellent practical treatise, well expressed, full of sound information lucidly conveyed...
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of A House of Pomegranates by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by NoelBadrian A House of Pomegranates (1891) is the title of the second collection of Fairy Tales by Oscar Wilde. This book contains four tales: 1. "The Young King"; which is about taking responsibility. 2. "The Birthday of the Infanta"; a commentary on the unfeeling behaviour of the upper classes. 3. "The Fisherman and his Soul"; is about the triumph of love in adversity. And 4....
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by J. M. Barrie
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LibriVox recording of A Kiss for Cinderella by J. M. Barrie. Read in English by a full cast. This play does have Cinderella and a Godmother, Royalty, and glass slippers, but it takes place in WW1 and is certainly not your typical fairy tale! Produced on Broadway in 1916, it was made into a silent movie in 1925. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list (in order of appearance): Mr. Bodie: Peter Yearsley Policeman: ToddHW Cinderella: VivianWeaver Gentleman: Mike Harris Mrs. Maloney: Michele Eaton Marion:...
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by Robert F. Murray
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Late Good Night by Robert F. Murray.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 25, 2016. Much is written about success and failure in the career of literature, about the reasons which enable one man to reach the front, and another to earn his livelihood, while a third, in appearance as likely as either of them, fails and, perhaps, faints by the way. Mr. R. F. Murray, the author of The Scarlet Gown, was among those who do not attain...
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by Ivan Turgenev
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LibriVox recording of A Lear of the Steppes, etc. by Ivan Turgenev. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Lee Smalley This book contains three novellas by one of the major writers of Russian literature. The first, A LEAR OF THE STEPPES, is a brilliant re-imagining of Shakespeare’s play King Lear, wherein a larger-than-life father makes a life-altering decision with consequences unforeseen by him. FAUST begins at Section 11. In a series of letters to a friend the writer...
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by Eugene Fields
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LibriVox recording of A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Fields Read in English by Kangaroo; Larry Wilson; Diana Schmidt; Lynne T; thestorygirl; DebK; markman; Hri; Jennifer Fournier; Tom Penn; deongines; Kate Follis; Phil Schempf An anthology of charming short stories, written by the poet for his only daughter Mary. The style is simple and conversational, sometimes dealing with the difficult subjects confronting children of the day, including poverty, discrimination and death, in a...
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by Gilbert Parker
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LibriVox recording of A Lover's Diary by Gilbert Parker. Read in English by Michele Fry; William Jones; Larry Wilson; Phil Chenevert; Simona Rusu; Elizabeth P.; Kathleen Moore A collection of 83 rather besotted love sonnets by Gilbert Parker, written early in his career, with an accompanying interesting and someone apologetic Introduction by the author himself. Sir Gilbert Parker, as he came to be known, went on to become politically active, as well as a great story-teller, prolific novelist,...
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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 George Eggleston
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LibriVox recording of A Man of Honor by George Eggleston. Read in English by Roger Melin New Yorker Robert Pagebrook travels to Virginia to visit relatives. The Civil War has ended and family ties are in order to be re-established. All goes well; the family relationships are as they should be, perhaps even better than expected. Unique character studies develop as Pagebrook finds himself in a financial predicament, becoming indebted and with no resources available, as his bank back home has...
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by Ottwell Binns
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LibriVox recording of A Mating in the Wilds by Ottwell Binns. Read in English by Richard Kilmer An adventure tale set in the North Woods. Stane, a former convict in England, has established a lonely life as a trapper in the north woods. While visiting a trading post, he encounters Ainley whom he had known when they were both students. Stane had been wrongly convicted of a crime and had always thought Ainley was somehow connected with his conviction. Also at the post were two women, Miskodeed, a...
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by John Greenleaf Whittier
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Mystery by John Greenleaf Whittier.  This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for March 12, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Gloria Begemann; Greg Giordano; KyoBlanchett; Michael Fassio; SaraHale; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, he was...
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by William Wordsworth
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Place Of Burial In The South Of Scotland by William Wordsworth. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 10, 2107. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Elizabeth P.; Garth Burton; Ian King; Jude; John Van Stan; Lee Ann Howlett; Maria Kasper; Tomas Peter; tovarisch; LibriSkub and Winston Tharp. This poem is part of the "Ecclesiastical Sonnets," writen by Wordsworth between 1821 - 22. ( David Lawrence) For...
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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 Guy Boothby
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LibriVox recording of A Prince of Swindlers by Guy Boothby. Read in English by Gillian Hendrie; SerFish; Lynda Marie Neilson The year 18-- was a momentous one in Great Britain. Not only did the nation receive most of the world's royalty for months on end, but the well-to-do gentleman, Simon Carne spent much of the social season in London. On friendly terms with royalty, sponsored into society by Lord Amberly, formerly viceroy of India, Carne's horse won the Derby and his Yacht the Queen's Cup....
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by Whitley Stokes; Nathan Haskell Dole; Louisa Stuart Costello; Edward Byles Cowell; Charles Pickering; Henry George Keene; W. E. B. Whittaker; R. Löwenberg; Frank Siller
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LibriVox recording of A Second Rubaiyat Miscellany by Whitley Stokes; Nathan Haskell Dole; Louisa Stuart Costello; Edward Byles Cowell; Charles Pickering; Henry George Keene; W. E. B. Whittaker; R. Löwenberg; Frank Siller. Read in English by Algy Pug In 1840 Louisa Stuart Costello published in Fraser’s Magazine an article on classic Persian poetry, which included a section on Omar Khayyam with translations of some verses. Interest in the poetry of Omar Khayyam received its first major boost...
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LibriVox recording of A Short Discourse Concerning Pestilential Contagion, and the Methods to Be Used to Prevent It by Richard Mead. Read in English by Paul Mazumdar This is a work written about the plague in France and how to prevent its spread. It is considered an important historical work for the understanding of transmittable diseases. - Summary by afutterer For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 18 recordings of A Solar Eclipse by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 27, 2017. Read in English by Austen Woods; Bruce Kachuk; bubbaspeare; Chase Landkamer; David Lawrence; Elizabeth Davis; Emily Hall; Newgatenovelist; Elizabeth P.; FraserP; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. A commemoration of the recent solar eclipse is presented in this week's group...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, literature, nature, science, astronomy, moon, sun
LibriVox  recording of A Soldier Of The Legion; An Englishman's Adventures Under The French Flag in Algeria And Tonquin by George Manington.   Read in English by David Wales  An educated gentleman, Mr Manington has given an insight into the unusual experiences of an Englishman in the French Foreign Legion, such as no ordinary "mercenary" could have done. Most of the narrative deals with Tonquin, and the fighting there against the rebels in their forest fastnesses. Incidentally, in...
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by Gilbert Frankau
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LibriVox recording of A Song of the Guns by Gilbert Frankau. Read in English by Nemo "A Song of the Guns was written under what are probably the most remarkable conditions in which a poem has ever been composed. The author, who is now serving in Flanders, was present at the battle of Loos, and during a lull in the fighting--when the gunners, who had been sleepless for five nights, were resting like tired dogs under their guns--he jotted down the main theme of the poem. After the battle the...
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by Mary Hazel Snuff
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LibriVox recording of A Study Of Army Camp Life During American Revolution by Mary Hazel Snuff. Read in English by David Wales Housing, Food, Clothing, Health, Sanitation, Recreation, Religion, Duties, Discipline. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in history in the Graduate School of the University of Illinois 1918. - Summary by David Wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Keith Laumer
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LibriVox recording of A Trace of Memory by Keith Laumer. Read in English by Nick Bulka; Mark Nelson Legion was homeless and hungry and looking for a way to get to Miami when he crossed paths with Foster. Foster enlists Legion's aid in dealing with the mysterious light-beings called Hunters who he says have been chasing him, and also in recovering his lost memories. He possesses a journal with entries dating back centuries which contain the only clues to his identity. Their quest involves...
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by Ring Lardner
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Visit From Young Gloom by Ring Lardner. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for  November 12, 2017. Read in English by aravagarwal; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Elizabeth Martinson; Garth Burton; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; MaryAnn; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner was an American sports columnist and short story writer best known for his satirical...
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by Osborne Perry Anderson
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LibriVox recording of A Voice From Harper's Ferry by Osborne Perry Anderson. Read in English by JR Martin; Jim Locke A Voice from Harper's Ferry is the abolitionist testament of Osborne Perry Anderson, the only surviving black participant in the 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry organized by John Brown. The book details the motivations and preparations for the raid, the events that unfolded over several days in October 1859, and Anderson's subsequent escape. It ends with a short selection of poems...
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by Sophia Margaretta Hensley
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LibriVox recording of A Woman's Love Letters by Sophia Margaretta Hensley. Read in English by Heather James; Alitheia; Ezwa; Larry Wilson; Eva Davis This is a volume of love poems by Canadian poet Sophia Margaretta Hensley, also known as Sophie M. Almon-Hensley. The poems are written from the perspective of a woman, and cover besides love also all the emotions neighboring that passion. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Warwick Deeping
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LibriVox recording of A Woman's War by Warwick Deeping. Read in English by Lynne T The fictional small English country town of Roxton boasts two doctors. This tale focuses on the struggles of their wives: Katherine and the "good" Dr. James Murchison and Betty and the "bad" Dr. Parker Steele. But, of course, no one is all good or all bad and there are hurdles to overcome, in this case in the form of alcoholism. The cost of the war between the two women is greater than either...
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by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Year's Spinning by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.  This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 14, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Newgatenovelist; dg73; David Lawrence; Eva Davis; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Julia Niedermaier; Katherine Rivera; Michael S Milne; RecordingPerson and Tomas Peter. Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime....
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by Washington Irving
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LibriVox recording of Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving. Read in English by Greg Giordano Although this book may not have the immediately recognizable title of, say, “Rip Van Winkle” or “Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” this book deserves its place among the pantheon of Washington Irving’s classics. Irving, who traveled extensively in his youth and throughout his life, was given a firsthand look into the lives of two great writers of the Empire: Sir Walter Scott and Lord...
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LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States by Charles Godfrey Leland. Read in English by Chances; Clowd79; Diana Schmidt; Denise Nordell; Warren Kati; DannyHauger; deongines; realisticspeakers; MFD32 The book is a biography of Abraham Lincoln with emphasis on how his personality and beliefs impacted the history of the American Emancipation and its causes. The book is very well written, easy to read and includes incredible historical information being...
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by John Hay; John George Nicolay
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LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 4) by John Hay; John George Nicolay. Read in English by Jim Locke; Kevin W. Davidson; MaryAnnS; Owen Cook; Denise Nordell Abraham Lincoln: A History is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, written by John Nicolay and John Hay, who were his personal secretaries during the American Civil War. Volume 4 chronicles Lincoln's life from April to November 1861. ( Summary adapted from wikipedia by Ann Boulais) For...
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by John Hay; John George Nicolay
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LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 5) by John Hay; John George Nicolay. Read in English by Jim Locke; Owen Cook; MaryAnnS; Mike Manolakes; Denise Nordell; Ciufi Galeazzi Abraham Lincoln: A History is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, written by John Nicolay and John Hay, who were his personal secretaries during the American Civil War. Volume 5 chronicles Lincoln's life from November 1861 through August 1862. (Summary adapted from...
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by John Hay; John George Nicolay
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LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 6) by John Hay; John George Nicolay. Read in English by Jim Locke; MaryAnn; Michael Fassio; Ciufi Galeazzi; Owen Cook Abraham Lincoln: A History is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, written by John Nicolay and John Hay, who were his personal secretaries during the American Civil War. Volume 6 chronicles Lincoln's life in early 1862. (Summary adapted from wikipedia by Ann Boulais) For further information,...
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by John Hay; John George Nicolay
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LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 7) by John Hay; John George Nicolay. Read in English by MaryAnn; Jim Locke; Ciufi Galeazzi; Owen Cook; Warren Kati; Shasta Abraham Lincoln: A History is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, written by John Nicolay and John Hay, who were his personal secretaries during the American Civil War. Volume 7 chronicles Lincoln's life from 1862, including the major battles in the American Civil War that year....
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by John Hay; John George Nicolay
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LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln: A History Volume 8 by John Hay; John George Nicolay. Read in English by Jim Locke; Ciufi Galeazzi; Warren Kati; Owen Cook; fshort; MaryAnn; Cal Taylor Abraham Lincoln: A History is an 1890 ten-volume account of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, written by John Nicolay and John Hay, who were his personal secretaries during the American Civil War. Volume 8 chronicles Lincoln's life from 1862 to 1863. (Summary adapted from wikipedia by Ann Boulais) For...
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by Various
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Adventskalender 2017 von verschiedenen Autoren Auf Deutsch gelesen von LibriVox Freiwilligen. Diese Sammlung ist ein Adventskalender und enthält für jeden Tag vom 1. bis 24. Dezember eine Aufnahme über Weihnachten, den Winter und verwandte Themen. Der Ausschnitt aus "Peterchens Mondfahrt" am 6. Dezember wurde mit verteilten Rollen gelesen. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Frederick Irving Anderson
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LibriVox recording of Adventures Of The Infallible Godahl by Frederick Irving Anderson. Read in English by Winston Tharp Frederick Irving Anderson was a New York newspaperman who had a second career writing mystery stories for the "slick" magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post. The Infallible Godahl is a collection of some of his first stories. Godahl is a clever gentleman thief, who might be thought of as an American version of Raffles or Arsene Lupin. - Summary by Winston Tharp...
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by Wilkie Collins
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LibriVox recording of After Dark by Wilkie Collins. Read in English by Anna Simon; acousticwave; dg73; Molly Craig; Lilith Branda; Oliver Walton; deongines; Warren Kati; Silmaryllis; jenno; ToddHW William Kerby is in danger of losing his sight, which would hit him especially hard as he is a painter. Only rest can preserve it, but a man must eat, and so he and his wife Leah look for other ways to generate a small income. Having travelled a good deal and having heard all kinds of stories on those...
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by Emile Verhaeren
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LibriVox recording of Afternoon by Emile Verhaeren. (Translated by Charles R. Murphy.) Read in English by Sonia; Ezwa; Crln Yldz Ksr; Larry Wilson This is a volume of poetry by Belgian poet Émile Verhaeren, skillfully rendered into English verse by Charles Murphy. Although the English translation was published during World War I, the French original was published in 1905, and the topic of the poems is Verhaeren's love for his wife Marthe. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including...
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by D. H. Lawrence
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Afternoon in School - the last lesson by D. H. Lawrence.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 4, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and Winston Tharp. David Herbert Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. His collected works represent, among other things,...
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by George Payne Rainsford James
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LibriVox recording of Agnes Sorel by George Payne Rainsford James. Read in English by Lynne T The Hundred Years' War: a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, rulers of the Kingdom of France, over the succession to the French throne. It was a time of intrigue, plot, murder and romance. Agnes Sorel, aged 20, became the favorite mistress of the King of France, wielding much influence over him and...
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by Basil Hall Chamberlain
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LibriVox recording of Aino Folk-Tales by Basil Hall Chamberlain. Read in English by Expatriate. Not for the squeamish or for children, these folk-tales are from the Ainu, the somewhat mysterious indigenous people of Japan, thousands of whom still live in the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Ranging over all of the usual themes of folklore, from creation to marriage to war, these stories have a pungent, ribald frankness concerning all aspects of human life that offended their scholarly...
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by Sir Henry Newbolt
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LibriVox recording of Aladore by Sir Henry Newbolt. Read in English by Phil Benson Ywain, a knight bored with his administrative duties, abandons his estate to his younger brother and goes on a pilgrimage to seek his heart's desire. Following a will-o'-the-wisp resembling a child, his quest takes him to the city of Paladore, where he meets the lady Aithne, half-fae enchantress. Sir Henry Newbolt's allegorical fantasy was published in hardback in Britain in 1914 and in the Uniited States a year...
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by Guillaume Apollinaire
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LibriVox recording of Alcools by Guillaume Apollinaire. Read in French by Malone; Sonia; Michaël Cadilhac; Kalynda; Ezwa; BeniaminoMassimo; Laurette; Linda Olsen Fitak; Simona Rusu; Owen Cook; Stephanie; Namousette; Emma Charlotte Apollinaire is a pivotal figure in the history of French poetry. Friend of Picasso, albeit a sometimes volatile one, inventor of the term 'surrealism' and the poem without punctuation, he advocated a poetry that was direct and intuitive, free of any refined...
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by Frederic Werden Pangborn
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LibriVox recording of Alice; or The Wages of Sin by Frederic Werden Pangborn. Read in English by Ashley M.; Mary Schneider; Simona Rusu; Shasta; Kalynda This book is given to the reader, as the exposition of a terrible possibility in actual life. Should there be found, in its pages, any warm tints, any cheering or amusing passages, the author will be glad to know that they have brightened a moment of some reader's life. But he has not written merely to amuse. He has sought to "point a...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Alicia en el País de las Maravillas (abreviado) by Lewis Carroll. Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. La entrada de Alicia en el panorama de las letras castellanas se produjo, en realidad, el 15 de noviembre de 1914 con la primera entrega de una versión que vio la luz en las páginas de una revista juvenil editada en Madrid, Los Muchachos. Semanario con regalos. (El curioso subtítulo de la publicación se explica porque incluía cupones para unos sorteos de juguetes y...
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by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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LibriVox recording of All Along The River by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read in English by Jim Locke; jenno Isola Disney is very lonely. Her husband left her and traveled with his regiment to India. No one knows when he would return. Alone in a remote part of the country, she is an easy prey for the local nobleman. This realistic novel tells about choices and their consiquences. Perfect for fans of Mary Elizabeth Braddon's other works, and Madame Bovary. - Summary by Stav Nisser. For further...
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by John Dryden
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LibriVox recording of All for Love; or, The World Well Lost by John Dryden. Read in English by ToddHW; Chuck Williamson; alanmapstone; Rob Marland; Peter Tucker; Mike Harris; Tomas Peter; Dafni Ma; Beth Thomas; KHand; Leanne Yau; Phil Schempf; Zoe Trang; Sonia; JennaEleni All for Love is widely considered to be John Dryden's finest work, dramatic or otherwise. A tragedy written in blank verse, it retells the story of Roman general Marc Antony's love affair with the alluring Egyptian queen...
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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 Leonard Haseman
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LibriVox recording of An Elementary Study of Insects by Leonard Haseman. Read in English by Jeffery Smith An overview of notable insect groups intended for the young reader. Focus is on economically important insects. (Summary by Jeffery Smith) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by John Henry Newman
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LibriVox recording of An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine by John Henry Newman. Read in English by Eduardo After a long struggle against liberal tendencies in the Church of England and an unsuccessful attempt to establish the position of Anglicanism as a branch of historical Christianity whose doctrines could be proven to be identical with those of the primitive Church, John Henry Newman came to the painful realization that he could no longer remain a member of the Anglican...
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by Barry Pain
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LibriVox recording of An Exchange of Souls by Barry Pain. Read in English by Roger Melin Although only lightly known as an author of horror stories, Barry Pain departs from his typical themes with 'An Exchange of Souls'. In this novel, respected doctor Daniel Myas is a scientist who has developed a machine which allows for the exchange of his 'personality' with that of another. However when his attempt at 'exchanging souls' occurs with an individual very close to him, only a form of horror can...
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by Anthony Trollope
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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 An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae by Edward Jenner Read in English by Jordan Watts This collection of three publications details Edward Jenner's investigations into the connection between smallpox and coxpox, and the creation of the smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine. - Summary by Jordan 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 Henry Clement Notcutt
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LibriVox recording of An Interpretation of Keats's Endymion by Henry Clement Notcutt. Read in English by Algy Pug Endymion is the largest work by John Keats and was composed between April and November 1817. When it was published in April 1818 the critical reception was almost universally hostile. Since that time, many readers have found the poem dense and inaccessible, and have preferred to focus on the occasional gems of poetic commentary for which it has become famous. Feeling that the poem...
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by Max Beerbohm
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LibriVox  recording of And Even Now by Max Beerbohm. Read in English by Kirsten Wever.]  This is a diverse collection of essays by English writer Max Beerbohm, whose circle included such notables as Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, Ezra Pound, and Somerset Maugham. Much of Beerbohm's work was humorous, including parodies of various aspects of the upper class life into which he was born. Some of these pieces are humorous, some philosophical, and some even sad. They include, for instance: a...
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by Charles Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of Andromeda, and Other Poems by Charles Kingsley. Read in English by Jim Locke; Kangaroo; Greg Giordano; Larry Wilson; Amy Gramour; Micah; Lilian Elizabeth; cobbdb This is a collection of the most famous poems of Charles Kingsley. Kingsley was an extremely versatile man, Wikipedia lists him as "broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism, the working...
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by Ernest Thompson Seton
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LibriVox recording of Animal Heroes by Ernest Thompson Seton. Read in English by Ginny Blankenship; Steph Hamilton; Cooper Leith; Joy Baker; April6090; Elizabeth Harcus; Debbie R. Baker Robinson; Nemo A hero is an individual of unusual gifts and achievements. Whether it be man or animal, this definition applies; and it is the histories of such that appeal to the imagination and to the hearts of those who hear them. In this volume every one of the stories, though more or less composite, is...
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by Immanuel Kant
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LibriVox recording of Anthropology by Immanuel Kant (translated by Adolph Ernst Kroeger.) Read in English by Larry Wilson; Craig Campbell; VivianWeaver; sgrace; Anna Simon; Amy Gramour Immanuel Kant gave a series of lectures on anthropology 1772-1773, 1795-1796 at the University of Königsberg, which was founded in 1544. His lectures dealt with recognizing the internal and external in man, cognition, sensuousness, the five senses, as well as the soul and the mind. They were gathered together...
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LibriVox recording of Anting-Anting Stories And Other Strange Tales of the Filipinos by Sargent Kayme. Read in English by mlcui "No less wonderful and varied are the inhabitants and the phenomena of the Philippines, and a new author, showing rare knowledge of the country and its strange peoples, now gives us a collection of simple yet wonderful stories which bring them before us with dramatic vividness... Strangest, perhaps, of all these possibilities for fiction is the 'anting-anting', at...
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LibriVox recording of Antologia Brasileira, Coletânea em Prosa e Verso de Escritores Nacionais, Volume 1 by Various; Eugenio Werneck. Read in Portuguese by Leni; RogerioM; Etel Buss; mlaura; Matheus Lacerda; Ian Taquary; diegoqueres81; ssenna; Mayah; Larry Welch; Sandra Luna; jesglaeser; Felipe Vale da Silva; Josebras; Marília Diniz A Antologia Brasileira de Eugenio Werneck, cuja primeira edição foi publicada em 1900, como parte da comemoração pelo quarto centenário do Brasil, foi um dos...
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by Randall Garrett
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LibriVox recording of Anything You Can Do by Randall Garrett. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The Alien did not intend to crash land on earth, but he did. The alien tried to communicate with humans, but he could not. The alien did not wish to be captured, and so he wasn't. For over 5 years he roamed, looting and killing as necessary. Why could the combined forces and brains of all the nations on earth not deal with him or it? Well, Earth was faced with a strange problem indeed. They had to...
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by Mrs. Hungerford
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LibriVox recording of April's Lady: A Novel by Mrs. Hungerford. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; Anna Vos; Roohi; cathgrace; Diana Schmidt; Hannah Parrott; Jeni McCann; Monika Rolley; jenno This is a delightful Victorian romance by Irish novelist Margaret Wolfe Hungerford, published in 1890. The heroine of this novel, Joyce, finds herself to be in high demand, receiving the attentions of two eligible gentlemen. There is the steadfast Mr. Dysart, but can he outshine the charming but...
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by Robert Nichols
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LibriVox recording of Ardours and Endurances by Robert Nichols. Read in English by Diana Schmidt; Ian King; RecordingPerson; Nemo; Eva Davis This is a volume of war poetry by English poet and playwright Robert Nichols. To quote Wikipedia: "On 11 November 1985, Nichols was among 16 Great War poets commemorated on a slate stone unveiled in Westminster Abbey's Poet's Corner. The inscription on the stone was written by a fellow Great War poet, Wilfred Owen. It reads: 'My subject is War, and...
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by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
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LibriVox recording of Armand Durand by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon. Read in English by Bruce Pirie Armand Durand, published in 1868, was written by Rosanna Leprohon, an English-speaker with an insider’s knowledge of French Canada, thanks to her Montreal education and marriage to a man from an old Québécois family. Paul Durand, a prosperous Québécois farmer, marries in quick succession two very different wives, and fathers two very different sons. The first son, Armand, delicate and bookish,...
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by George Bernard Shaw
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LibriVox recording of Arms and The Man by George Bernard Shaw. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Arms and the Man is a comedy written by George Bernard Shaw, and was first produced in 1894 and published in 1898, and has become one of the most popular of his plays. Like his other works, Arms and the Man questions conventional values and uses war and love as his satirical targets. He delightfully pops the bubble of the 'brave soldier' always wishing to charge into battle and shows (I think) how...
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by Maurice Leblanc
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LibriVox recording of Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes by Maurice Leblanc. (Translated by George Morehead.) Read in English by Andy Harrington The story of an exciting test of wits between world-class thief Arsène Lupin and master detective Herlock Sholmes. Translated from the French. - Summary by Andy Harrington 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 Various Authors
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LibriVox recording of Arts and Crafts Essays by Various Authors. Read LibriVox Volunteers A series of essays by Members of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society with a preface by William Morris who writes "It is this conscious cultivation of art and the attempt to interest the public in it which the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society has set itself to help, by calling special attention to that really most important side of art, the decoration of utilities by furnishing them with genuine...
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by William Shakespeare; Walt Whitman; Plato (Πλάτων); John Donne; Sappho
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LibriVox recording of Aspects Of Love - An Anthology by William Shakespeare; Walt Whitman; Plato (Πλάτων); John Donne; Sappho. (Translated by H. De Vere Stacpoole; Benjamin Jowett; John Myers O'Hara.) Read in English by Tony Addison Aspects Of Love is an anthology of poetic explorations on the theme of erotic love - though one of the "poets" represented here is better known, even than as a dramatist, as the philosopher, Plato. His Symposium heads off this set of erotic...
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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 Gerhart Hauptmann
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LibriVox recording of Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann. (Translated by Adele Szold Seltzer.) Read in English by Margaret Espaillat Frederick von Kammacher is a young doctor in Germany whose wife has gone insane, whose children are in a boarding school, and whose career has been destroyed by some faulty research he has done. He becomes infatuated with a teenage dancer, and on a whim he boards the the same steamship the dancer is on bound for New York. Hauptmann was heralded as a seer for his...
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by Phineas Pett
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LibriVox recording of Autobiography of Phineas Pett by Phineas Pett. Read in English by Lynne T Phineas Pett was a Master Shipbuilder from one of England's greatest shipbuilding families of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and kept a journal of his experiences and thoughts at this important and turbulent time in the industry. Although some pages were damaged or lost, the diary was transcribed by Samuel Pepys and preserved in the British Library. It was edited and published in the form of...
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by George MacDonald
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 13  recordings of Autumn's Gold by George MacDonald. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for  October 1, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; ClaudiaSterngucker; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Jude; Jessie Percival; Lee Ann Howlett; MaryAnn; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of...
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by Gerhart Hauptmann
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Bahnwärter Thiel vony Gerhart Hauptmann. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Eva K. Die Novelle "Bahnwärter Thiel" entstand 1887 und gehört zu den herausragenden Werken des Naturalismus. Thiel ist ein in sich gekehrter Mensch, der nicht viele Worte macht, sich jedoch mit den Nachbarskindern abgibt und seinen Beruf mit Hingebung ausführt. Er gerät in einen wachsenden inneren Konflikt, als seine Frau Minna stirbt und er sich wieder verheiratet um die Versorgung seines...
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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 Anthony Trollope
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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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by Ingersoll Lockwood
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LibriVox recording of Baron Trump's Marvellous Underground Journey by Ingersoll Lockwood. Read in English by Marcelle D Ward; Sylviamb; ToddHW The Little Baron Trump is a man of adventure. He and his dog Bulger have already braved many adventures together, but at the time our story opens, they are kind of dull at home, upset with the increasing familiarity of both two- and four legged neighbours. What to do? Luckily, an old manuscript of the learned Spaniard, Don Constantino Bartolomeo...
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by John Lord
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LibriVox recording of Beacon Lights of History, Vol 7: Great Women by John Lord. Read in English by KHand Book Seven of the series focuses on the women of history and includes George Eliot, Joan of Arc and Madame Recamier. - Summary by KHand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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LibriVox recording of Beacon Lights of History, Volume 5: The Middle Ages by John Lord. Read in English by KHand Volume 5 continues the commentary on world history begun in the first four volumes. This volume looks at some of the main religious figures of the Middle Ages, as well as social issues like the Crusades and the feudal system. - Summary by KHand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
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