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by William Martin
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LibriVox recording of The Captain's Story by William Martin. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; Lynne T This seafaring adventure story was adapted from the German. It is also known as The Disobedient Son and tells the story of a boy who runs away to sea. - Summary by Lynne Thompson 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 G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of Ballad of the White Horse by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by Robin Lamb This epic poem is about Alfred the Great's defense of Christian England against the pagan Viking invaders. The decisive battle is fought in sight of a white horse mark made on a hill, after which the poem is named. As the white horse mark must be continually maintained by weeding to be clearly seen, Chesterton sees it as a symbol of the continual struggle to maintain the Christian culture and...
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by Frances Milton Trollope
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LibriVox recording of The Barnaby's in America: Final sequel to The Widow Barnaby by Frances Milton Trollope. Read in English by Celine Major "I scruple not to confess that with all her faults, and she has some, I love her dearly : I owe her many mirthful moments, and the deeper pleasure still of believing that she has brought mirthful moments to others also. Honestly avowing this to be the case, can any one wonder, can any one blame me, for feeling an affectionate longing at my heart to...
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by Henry Gréville
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LibriVox recording of Bonne-Marie, a Tale of Normandy and Paris by Henry Gréville. (Translated by Mary Neal Sherwood.) Read in English by Susannah Mason; Monika Rolley Bonne-Marie, Henry Gréville’s last work, will no doubt create a sensation, such is its freshness, beauty, and delicacy. It is the story of a young girl, the daughter of a smuggler in Normandy, on the coast of France. Having been educated in a Convent, at Cherbourg, she returns from school where her father had placed her, and...
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by Ernest Ingersoll
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LibriVox recording of The Book of the Ocean by Ernest Ingersoll. Read in English by Larry Wilson; 5Tommy00; realisticspeakers; S S Kim; Steve C; Tanika; annabellesmith; Michael Fassio; Chancho Jomp; Jeff Burke The Book of the Ocean is precisely what its tite promises. It contains a rather broad overview of all topics connected to the ocean, such as its geography and the history of the exploration of the oceans. Besides the oceans themselves, the book contains several chapters on the different...
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by Catherine Owen
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LibriVox recording of Choice Cookery by Catherine Owen. Read in English by MaryAnn; BettyB; Joseph Tabler; Brandon Weston Choice cookery is not intended for households that have to study economy, except where economy is a relative term; where, perhaps, the housekeeper could easily spend a dollar for the materials of a luxury, but could not spare the four or five dollars a caterer would charge. Many families enjoy giving little dinners, or otherwise exercising hospitality, but are debarred from...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, food, cooking, recipe, lunch, dinner, 2017, 1889, meal
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by Jean McKishnie Blewett
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9 recordings of Christy and The Pipers by Jean McKishnie Blewett. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  November 4, 2108. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Foon; Larry Wilson; Nan Dodge; Nemo; Phil Schempf; RajVO and Tomas Peter. This poem, set in Scotland, tells of a woman's reaction to the Pipes . ( David Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by John Kendrick Bangs
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LibriVox recording of The Cheery Way, a Bit of Verse for Every Day - February by John Kendrick Bangs. Read in English by tovarisch There should be a bit of poetry in every day, and John Kendrick Bangs wrote a fitting poem for each day in the year. In 1920, a book was published with one of Bangs' poems for each day. This project covers the month of February. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Compilation de poèmes - 010 by Various. Read in French by Sonia; Mayah; Laurette; Darro Konicek; Michaël Cadilhac; Rémi; Christiane Jehanne; Dagobert; Pauline Latournerie; Cocotte Cette compilation comprend une série de poèmes lus, en langue française, pour LibriVox. - Summary by Ezwa 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 John Lord
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LibriVox recording of Beacon Lights of History Vol 8 by John Lord. Read in English by KHand Volume 8 of the Beacon Lights of History focuses on the great rulers of the ages. In this work, Lord discusses Alfred the Great, Queen Elizabeth, Henry of Navarre, Gustavus Adolphus, Richelieu, Cromwell, Louis XIV, Louis XV, Peter the Great and Frederic the Great. ( KHand) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by H. L. Mencken
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LibriVox recording of The American Language by H. L. Mencken. Read in English by DrPGould; Mike Pelton; tommack; Bruce Pirie; Devorah Allen; Joseph Tabler; ToddHW; realisticspeakers; Linda Johnson; Austin Lim; Larry Wilson "It was part of my daily work, for a good many years, to read the principal English newspapers and reviews; it has been part of my work, all the time, to read the more important English novels, essays, poetry and criticism. An American born and bred, I early noted, as...
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by Clarence Stone Yoakum; Robert Mearns Yerkes
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LibriVox recording of Army Mental Tests by Clarence Stone Yoakum; Robert Mearns Yerkes. Read in English by Leon Harvey Prepared in cooperation with the staff of the surgeon general's office as a source of information and printed materials concerning psychological testing used within the United States Army and indications of the possible use of similar methods in education and industry. - Summary by Leon Harvey For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Riccardo Nobili
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LibriVox recording of The Gentle Art of Faking by Riccardo Nobili. Read in English by Jordan Watts IIn analysing the Faker one must dissociate him from the common forger; his semi-artistic vocation places him quite apart from the ordinary counterfeiter; he must be studied amid his proper surroundings, and with the correct local colouring, so to speak, and his critic may perchance find some slight modicum of excuse for him. Beside him stand the Imitator, from whom the faker often originates, the...
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by Francis William Lauderdale Adams
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Chant of the Firemen by Francis William Lauderdale Adams. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 21, 2018.  Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; ELViolet; Newgatenovelist; Lee Ann Howlett; Nemo; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and boilingforest.  Francis William Lauderdale Adams was an essayist, poet, dramatist, novelist and journalist who produced a large volume of work in his short life. A self-professed 'Child of his...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of El Cuervo by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Juan Antonio Pérez Bonalde.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El cuervo de Edgar Allan Poe es un poema narrativo que fue publicado por primera vez en el año 1845 durante el mes de enero, es uno de los escritos más populares de este autor, del cual se ha hecho mención en múltiples ocasiones en la cultura popular. - Summary by Phileasfogg For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Samuel Rogers
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you  21 recordings of A Wish by Samuel Rogers. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  August 26, 2018. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Ellies; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Hypatia; Ian King; Jim Gallagher; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Laura Larson; Mark Ernest; Nedge; Nemo; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Thomas Ermon; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Samuel Rogers was an English poet, during his lifetime one of the most celebrated,...
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by Covington Clarke
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LibriVox recording of Aces Up by Covington Clarke. Read in English by Bill Boerst A crack American flying troop has been sent to France, where they await further instructions. They are concerned that their extensive talents will not be put to good use in the war. Major Cowan introduces Lt. McGee as the British instructor for the crew. It turns out the Brit is actually an American, born in the U.S., even though his parents were British. McGee and Larkin are flying partners. Out on a mission,...
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by James Elroy Flecker
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 20 recordings of A Ship, an Isle, a Sickle Moon by James Elroy Flecker. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for  May 27, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Captaincredo; David Lawrence; David Alan Mors; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Graham Scott; Ian King; Jude; K. Merrill Emmons; Kate Vaws; Larry Wilson; Nemo; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Tom Daley; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and Zala2845. Of all recent poets of his kind, Flecker is the most successful. The...
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by Gerald Breckenridge
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LibriVox recording of The Radio Boys on the Mexican Border by Gerald Breckenridge. Read in English by Christopher Thompson When Bob and Frank get in touch with their friend Jack in New Mexico via radio telephony, a desperate cry for help sends the Radio Boys on an adventure on the Mexican Border. - Summary by Chris Thompson 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...
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by Leopoldo Garcia Alas
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LibriVox recording of La Regenta (Tomo I) by Leopoldo Garcia Alas. Read in Spanish by Epachuko "La Regenta" está considerada la mejor novela española del siglo XIX y una de las más importantes novelas de la Historia de las letras en el mismo idioma tras "El Quijote" lo cual son palabras mayores. Pocas obras en castellano han generado tal cantidad de análisis y comentarios, y al mismo tiempo, han sido tan maltratadas por el poder político al habérsela considerado...
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LibriVox recording of From Queen's Gardens - A Chorus of Many Voices by Various. Read in English by Kirsten Bradby; Lynda Marie Neilson; Kathleen Moore This is the final part of From Queen's Gardens. The previous four parts were collections of poetry by eminent English poets: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Jean Ingelow, Adelaide A. Procter, and Christina Rossetti. This final part of the same volume is a collection of individual poems by less well-known female poets, or, sometimes, well-known...
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by Rudyard Kipling
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of I Keep Six Honest Serving-men by Rudyard Kipling. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for  April 8, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; CoMo290; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Eva Staes; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Matthew Datcher; RajVO; Scotty Smith; Tom Daley; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. This poem about a child's inquisitiveness, follows the short story The Elephant's Child in Rudyard KIpling's Just So...
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by Julian Corbett
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LibriVox recording of Sir Francis Drake by Julian Corbett. Read in English by Pamela Nagami. In this short book, the British Naval historian, Julian Stafford Corbett, chronicles the adventurous career of Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), the farmer's son who became Queen Elizabeth's most feared privateer and her most daring and resourceful naval officer. In his quest for the gold and silver of Spanish Peru, he rounded Cape Horn, losing men and ships in that "enchanted void, where wind and...
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by Molière
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LibriVox recording of Psyche by Molière. (Translated by Charles Heron Wall.) Read in English by a full cast. This is a very different Moliere, not the usual satire of everyday life. It is instead a classical tale based on the ancient story of Psyche and Cupid, and was performed for Louis XIV with ballet interludes to music by Jean-Baptiste Lully (which we do not include here) in 1671. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Jupiter: alanmapstone Venus: Eva Davis Love; Cupid in Prologue: Tomas Peter...
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of The Fisherman and His Soul by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by Phil Chenevert To get what we want is often the greatest curse of all. The fisherman here accidentally catches a mermaid in his net. He falls in love with the Mermaid and tells her that he wants to marry her. She tells him that he can only marry her if he sends away his soul. From a Witch, the Fisherman learns how to send his soul away. The Soul makes several attempts to persuade the Fisherman to take him back,...
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by Basil King
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LibriVox recording of The Empty Sack by Basil King. Read in English by Simon Evers The book follows the fortunes of Jennie Follett, a New York artist’s model, and Teddy, her brother. After their father’s dismissal from his lowly position in the bank and his subsequent death, the family struggles financially. In desperation, Teddy steals money from the bank where he also works, with disastrous consequences. Jennie meanwhile agrees to marry Bob Collingham, a member of a seriously rich banking...
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by Edmund Leamy
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LibriVox recording of The Golden Spears, and other Fairy Tales by Edmund Leamy. Read in English by Cecilia Lui; Foon; RonBroach; Joseph Jones; Siobhan McAlpin; Ulrike Denis This is a little volume of original fairy tales by Irish lawyer, author and politician Edmund Leamy. - 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...
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LibriVox recording of The Night The Mountain Fell; The Story Of The Montana-Yellowstone Earthquake by Edmund Christopherson. Read in English by David Wales A severe earthquake, centered in the vacation area of West Yellowstone, Montana, shook the ground and its inhabitants and visitors on August 17, 1959, at 11.37 pm. A mountainside fell, a lake formed, roads and houses disappeared, people were trapped, people died. The author of this narrative went to the area the day after the quake, took...
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Quarrel by Madison Cawein. This was the Weekly   Fortnightly Poetry project for   Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Nemo; RajVO; Troy Ferguson; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. This LIbriVox Weekly Poem is taken from The Poems of Madison Cawein, Volume II, New World Idylls and Poems of Love (1901) - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including...
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by Frank Gelett Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Romance Of The Commonplace by Frank Gelett Burgess. Read in English by David Wales Thirty four whimsical, tongue-in-cheek, and entertaining essays about not much in particular, published in 1902, by one of the most popular writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The American Gelett Burgess (1866-1951) was an artist, art critic, poet, author, and humorist. Nonsense verse (none in this collection) was a specialty. - Summary by David Wales For...
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by William Henry Giles Kingston
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LibriVox recording of The Three Lieutenants by William Henry Giles Kingston. Read in English by Jim Locke A few years have passed since the adventures of Terence, Jack, and Alick as midshipmen in the British Navy. They have each gone on their paths and climbed the ranks, and now is the time that they seek to get back into touch - particularly now that they each have a young relative under their wing. Naturally, the adventures of a Lieutenant can assume even greater magnitudes than those of a...
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by Charles Alden Seltzer
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LibriVox recording of The Two-Gun Man by Charles Alden Seltzer. Read in English by Tom Penn Rustlers are stealing Two Diamond cattle, and the manager is fit to be tied. The range boss claims it’s the neighbor, but there’s no proof. Everyone finds the neighbor’s sister desirable, but she finds everyone tedious (at best). Will lies, jealousy, double dealing, and maybe even a cold-blooded killing keep Ned Ferguson from uncovering the truth? (Tom Penn) For further information, including links...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The War That Will End War by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson .About the First World War, and the author's conclusions. Whether or not you agree with these articles/essays, H G Wells does make many valid points about the war, and it's effect on people, especially in Britain. I suppose he cannot be blamed for getting the concept and the title wrong, in hindsight, as there were barely 22 years to pass before the Second World War with Germany began. Wells...
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LibriVox recording of The World's Best Poetry, Volume 4: The Higher Life (Part 1) by Various. Read in English by Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; Jason in Panama; Craig Franklin The fourth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, includes many notable religious and devotional poems and hymns from across the centuries, covering subjects such as God; Christ; the Holy Spirit; prayer and aspiration; faith; hope;...
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by Frances Jenkins Olcott
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Elves and Fairies for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud by Frances Jenkins Olcott. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Foon; Lynda Marie Neilson; TracyB; Caroline Lilyard; AnnaLisa Bodtker; Kirsten Bradby; Devorah Allen; Väinö Kervesti; Diana Schmidt; Thomas Rose; Kathleen Moore; marystufflebeam; Nemo Lots of stories and poems about elves, faeries and other wonderful wee folk. All read for you by LibriVox people who love them so what more could you ask for? If you...
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by Andy Adams
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LibriVox recording of A Texas Matchmaker by Andy Adams. Read in English by Richard Kilmer As a boy Andy Adams helped with the cattle and horses on the family farm. During the early 1880s he went to Texas, where he stayed for 10 years, spending much of that time driving cattle on the western trails. A Texas Matchmaker is a narrative that describes the work of a cowboy on a large southTexas ranch during the late 1800’s. Adams is considered to be one of foremost writers of the life of the real...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Buster Bumblebee by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle This charming collection of short stories features a bumblebee called Buster, his (extensive) family, and a great number of other animals who he meets after they move home to a new meadow. - Summary by Rosslyn Carlyle 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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by George Graham Currie
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets by George Graham Currie. Read in English by Ellies; NayaG; Bruce Kachuk; Phil Schempf; Lynda Marie Neilson; MartinW; GentleJim; Greg Giordano; Sarah Brown; Foon This is a book of sonnets by George G. Currie. Currie was a Canadian-born lawyer and business man, but also an accomplished author and poet. While he traveled the United States and Europe extensively throughout his life, he settled in Florida. Both the theme of traveling as well as Florida occur frequently...
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by Alfred Thayer Mahan
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LibriVox recording of From Sail to Steam: Recollections of Naval Life by Alfred Thayer Mahan Read in English by Delmar H. Dolbier Alfred Thayer Mahan, American historian and author, whose The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660–1783 became instrumental in the formation of naval strategy by many nations in the 20th century, here recounts his observations and experiences over forty years of active duty as a naval officer. (Summary by Delmar H. Dolbier) For further information, including...
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by William Morris Davis
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LibriVox recording of Biographical Memoir of John Wesley Powell, 1834-1902 by William Morris Davis. Read in English by Melanie Schleeter McCalmont. This is Volume VIII of the National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs series. It is read as 33 sections using the memoir headings. John Wesley Powell (1834-1902) was a leading figure in the geological explorations of the West and helped establish the federal U.S. Geological Survey in 1879. He also led the Bureau of Ethnology and advocated for...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of Please Buy My Verses by Anonymous. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Scott McMullan; Tomas Peter; tovarisch PLEASE BUY MY VERSES. PRICE: WHAT YOU PLEASE The Bearer Lost His Eyesight While Blasting in December, 1868. - Summary by text 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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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 177 by Various. This is a collection of 23 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2018. It contains the following poems: The Art of Politicks , by James Bramston Beyond the Years , by Paul Laurence Dunbar Carry On! , by Robert W. Service The Change-song , by Constance Lindsay Skinner Childhood , by Richard Aldington The Christian Warfare , by Isaac Watts Cleopatra , by Rosa Vertner Jeffrey A Cross-Road Epitaph , by Amy Levy Cupid...
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by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Amulet (version 3) by E. Nesbit. Read in English by Peter Yearsley; Beth Thomas; Rachel; Rob Marland; Monika M. C.; KHand; Son of the Exiles; April Walters; Ashur Gharavi; Evie Maria; Zoe Trang; Sonia; Tomas Peter; Devorah Allen; JennaEleni; Nemo; Starling Reader; Linda Olsen Fitak; TJ Burns; Gillian Hendrie; graceahlin; RajVO; Tyler Hulegaard; Jasmin Salma; Robert Robinson; Lee Meredith; Michael Jarvis; Foon The Five Children (from Five Children and It)...
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by Sir Charles Bright
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Atlantic Cable by Sir Charles Bright. Read in English by volunteer readers. The electric telegraph, together with the railway-train and the steamship, constituted the three most conspicuous features of late 19th century civilization. Indeed, it may be truly said that the harnessing electricity to the service of man for human communication has effected a change in political, commercial, and social relations, even more complete than that wrought by steam...
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by Marie Corelli
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LibriVox recording of The Strange Visitation by Marie Corelli. Read in English by John Van Stan; eliseblack; Ed Fenton The Strange Visitation is a Christmas ghost story in the spirit of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. It was commissioned by the Strand as a supplement to its December volume of that year. - Summary by A. Gramour 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...
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 076 by . Read in English by Peter Thomlinson; Dale Grothmann; Michele Fry; James K. White; Lynne T; MichaelMaggs A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. This time, we delve into the annals of Arthur Conan Doyle's detective stories, Robert Louis Stevenson's cynical observations on life, a classic tale from The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night, adventures on the high seas by Bessie Chandler and...
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by Joseph Dunn and PJ.Lennox
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LibriVox recording of The Glories of Ireland by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox Read in English by April6090; kavanagh; Colleen McMahon; Lynne T; VfkaBT; Kate Follis; Owen Cook; Jenny Adamson; JamesMcAndrew; John; Linda Olsen Fitak; Kalynda; KHand A collection of essays on Ireland compiled by Joseph Dunn and PJ Lennox. As stated in the Preface to the books "...we have been forced to the conculsion that the performances of the Irish race in many fields of endeavor are entirely unknown to most...
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Girl from Farris's by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read in English by Joseph DeNoia Ever want to pull yourself up by your bootstraps, only to have the whole world fight to keep you down? Ever been upstanding and righteous, only to have those around you take advantage of you? In the most unique of circumstances, watch a woman flee from a lavish world of slavery in a brothel, to live in the muck and mire of squalor. With the law chasing after her, The Girl from Farris' must...
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by Ellis Parker Butler
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LibriVox recording of The Confessions of a Daddy by Ellis Parker Butler. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The wry humor of Ellis Parker Butler, who gave us the classic Pigs Is Pigs, takes us into his own married life where Marthy and Hiram live quietly in their Colorado town. They don't have trouble with anyone of their neighbors. Why should they, as they don't have any kids that could cause the neighbors trouble? And oh, luckily they don't have kids because how could Hiram otherwise afford to...
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by Plotinus; Porphyry
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LibriVox recording of Enneads by Plotinus; Porphyry. (Translated by Kenneth Guthrie.) Read in English by Geoffrey Edwards The six Enneads (ΕΝΝΕΑΔΕΣ) are the collected writings of the Neoplatonic philosopher Plotinus (ΠΛΩΤΙΝΟΣ) arranged by his student Porphyry (ΠΟΡΦΥΡΙΟΣ) into fifty-four books with each Ennead containing nine. The translator Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie arranged these books chronologically rather than according to Porphyry's numeration. This recording is...
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by George MacDonald
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LibriVox recording of Far Above Rubies by George MacDonald. Read in English by Hannah Mary Proverbs 31:10-11 says, "Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil." (KJV) With this in mind, George MacDonald gives us the short story of a young and aspiring Scottish poet named Hector. - Summary by HannahMary For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
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LibriVox recording of Die Hochzeit des Mönchs by Conrad Ferdinand Meyer. Read in German by Eva K. Kein geringerer als Dante Alighieri wird hier zum Erzähler. Am Fürstenhof in Verona gibt er seine Geschichte über den Mönch Astorre zum Besten, der, um seinem sterbenden Vater den letzten Willen zu gewähren, sein Mönchsgelübde bricht und heiratet, obwohl er dazu im Inneren keineswegs bereit ist. Er glaubt, einen richtigen Entschluss gefasst zu haben, als er sich mit Diana, der Witwe seines...
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by Booth Tarkington
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LibriVox recording of The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington. Read in English by VfkaBT; Bill Boerst; 5Tommy00 This is the story of two young American painters residing in Paris in a moderate way. Others are more flamboyant than them, for example Larrabee Harman, whose life is one continuous scandal, one of which involved the cousin of one of the painters. Observing him one evening on the Boulevard in the company of a famous dancer, the next day we meet him again: Victim of a car accident,...
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by Frank G. Carpenter
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LibriVox recording of The Holy Land and Syria by Frank G. Carpenter. Read in English by BettyB Join a journey through the Holy Land and Syria as it existed in the early 20th century. Visiting and learning of Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Palestine and other fascinating and sacred spots of this truly historic region. Summary by BettyB. 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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by Samuel Logan Brengle
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LibriVox  reading of Heart Talks on Holiness by Samuel Logan Brengle. Read in English by David Lawrence; Larry Wilson; Scott Sparkuhl; Rebekah Glanvill; Devorah Allen; pattymarie; Kirk Hendrick; Mark Ernest; Cecilia Lui; Beth Thomas; Philip Naudus and craftydrbunny. Samuel Logan Brengle was a commissioner in the Salvation Army. His books are known for the practicality, joyfulness and authenticity. His life was spent working with people on the streets, so his insights into the work of the Holy...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 13, Jan. 27, 1880 by Various. Read in English by AnnaLisa Bodtker; BettyB; Diana Schmidt; Christine Lehman; Larry Wilson; rahulg1995; Bill Mosley Harper's Young People was an illustrated weekly publication for children containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction and nonfiction, poetry, craft projects and more. This 13th issue of the serial, published on January 27, 1880, features an eclectic collection of stories...
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by Émile Zola
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LibriVox recording of Germinal by Émile Zola. (Translated by Havelock Ellis.) Read in English by VfkaBT This epic about French coal miners and the burgeoning labor movement is considered one of Zola's finest novels. - Summary by Matt Pierard 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 José Maria de Eça de Queirós
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LibriVox recording of Contos by José Maria de Eça de Queirós. Read in Portuguese by Carina Pereira; Mayah; brianna; Adriana Sacciotto José Maria Eça de Queirós nasceu na Póvoa de Varzim (Portugal) a 25 de Novembro de 1845 e faleceu em Paris (França) a 16 de Agosto de 1900. É um dos mais importantes escritores lusos e foi autor de vários romances de reconhecida importâcia. 'Contos de Eça de Queirós' foi publicado em 1902, dois anos após a morte do autor. Neste livro encontran-se...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Dial, May 1920 by Various. Read in English by VfkaBT. An example of one of the leading literary magazines of the early 20th Century. Poetry by e.e. cummings and Louise Bryant (aka Mrs. John Reed, of "Reds" fame), a short story by Sherwood Anderson, a memoir of the late poet James Flecker, theater and book reviews by Gilbert Seldes, and other critical works. (Summary by Matt Pierard) For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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by José Maria de Eça de Queirós
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LibriVox recording of El Crimen del Padre Amaro by José Maria de Eça de Queirós. (Translated by Ramón del Valle-Inclán.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El crimen del padre Amaro (título original portugués O Crime do Padre Amaro: cenas da vida devota) es una novela del escritor portugués Eça de Queirós publicada en 1875, considerada la primera novela portuguesa del realismo. Causó una gran polémica en el momento de su publicación por su denuncia de la hipocresía social y...
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by Martha Finley
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LibriVox recording of Elsie's New Relations by Martha Finley. Read in English by Lily Marie; Kathleen Moore; Roohi; Julena Goodell; Michelle Schroff; Amy; Heidi Olson; GabrielleC In this ninth book in the classic Elsie Dinsmore series, the family finishes their summer at the seaside and returns to Ion. The narrative turns from Elsie to Violet's family, particularly her step-children Max and Lulu as they adjust to life in their new family. - Summary by GabrielleC For further information,...
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by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of Five Children and It (version 4) by E. Nesbit. Read in English by James Pyle. When four children (and their baby brother makes five) manage to uncover the long-dormant Psammead (in plain English, then, Sand-Fairy) in a gravel pit, they have the chance of one wish a day that lasts until sunset. But you should be careful what you wish for - as Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane find out! (Summary by James Pyle) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Flora Klickmann
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LibriVox recording of Flower-Patch Among the Hills by Flora Klickmann. Read in English by Lynne T; Kathleen Moore; April6090; edamerau; Annyiee Hill; brianna; Kate Follis; Nemo After poor health force Klickmann to move from London to the country, she began writing a series of sketches for The Girl's Own Paper and in 1916 she published the first of a series of books based on them. Her cottage, known in her books as "Rosemary Cottage", had an idyllic country garden and spectacular views...
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by Alfred Austin
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Fortunatus' Song by Alfred Austin. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  April 15, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Bill Mosley; CoMo290; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Patrick Wallace; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Scotty Smith; Tom Daley; Tomas Peter and tovarisch.  Not all of the English poets laureate have been the greatest masters of verse. Alfred Austin, who assumed this post...
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by Charles John Tibbits
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LibriVox recording of Folk-lore and Legends: Russian and Polish by Charles John Tibbits. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers In this volume I present selections made from the Russian chap-book literature, and from the works of various Russian and Polish collectors of Folklore—Afanasief, Erben, Wojcicki, Glinski, etc. The chap-book tales, and many of those of Glinski, are, there is little doubt, of foreign origin, but since Russia and Poland are the countries in which these tales have found...
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Crimson Cryptogram by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins Young Dr Ellis, a struggling new physician, is enjoying a quiet evening smoking and enjoying conversation with his journalist friend Cass, when their mysterious neighbour, Mrs Moxton, bursts in upon them with startling news - her husband has been murdered! Rushing to the scene, the two men discover Mr Moxton, stabbed in the back. They investigate the body thoroughly, but find no real clues to his...
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LibriVox recording of The Court and Character of King James whereunto Is Now Added the Court of King Charles: Continued unto the Beginning of These Unhappy Times: with Some Observations upon Him Instead of a Character by Anthony Weldon. Read in English by Patrick Wallace Gossipy exposés of shenanigans at the heart of government are nothing new. The author, Sir Anthony Weldon (1583–1648), was a courtier of years of experience and standing; his account of court intrigues around the Stuart...
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by João Marques de Carvalho
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LibriVox recording of Contos do Norte by João Marques de Carvalho. Read in Portuguese by brianna; Leni; Mayah; Rachel Moraes; Pietro Colloca; Pier Contos do Norte é uma coleção de contos ambientados na região norte do Brasil. Seu autor, Marques de Carvalho, diz que seu livro se pretende "uma homenagem ao povo paraense". As histórias são, em geral, curtas e melancólicas, com os elementos da floresta, dos rios amazônicos e das populações ribeirinhas em destaque. (Summary by...
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by Edward P. Roe
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LibriVox recording of From Jest to Earnest by Edward P. Roe. Read in English by LikeManyWaters As a practical joke at a house party, a young and beautiful socialite tries to make a fool out of a visiting young missionary to amuse her friends. She pretends to be a seeker in order to win his affections, but gets a lot more than she bargained for... - Summary by LikeManyWaters For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Frank Albert Waugh
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LibriVox recording of Dwarf Fruit Trees by Frank Albert Waugh. Read in English by Ian Bradford Ngotngotaha Pugh; Kathleen Moore; Devorah Allen This book is a handbook for the home orchardist. The propagation, pruning, choice of variety, and management of dwarf fruit trees, specifically apples, pears, peaches, and plums, are outlined. In addition, there is a section on berry bushes. It is geared towards gardeners in the United States of America and Canada. - Summary by A. Gramour For further...
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by Joanna Baillie
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LibriVox recording of The Dream by Joanna Baillie. Read in English by a full cast. The Dream is Joanna Baillie’s gothic, proto-Lynchian meditation on fear, guilt, and the prophetic power of dreams. In the cloistered confines of a Swiss monastery, a small group of monks share the same prophetic dream: a forlorn specter reaches out to them with a mysterious—and potentially life-threatening—ultimatum. The dream comes every night, and yet its true import remains hazy and unknown. But when...
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by W. S. Gilbert
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Etiquette by W. S. Gilbert. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  April 29, 2018. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Jordan Hazelrig; Larry Wilson; Patrick Wallace; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Scotty Smith; Tom Daley; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. JSir William Schwenck Gilbert was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for the fourteen comic operas (known as the Savoy operas) produced in collaboration with the composer Arthur...
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by President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing
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LibriVox recording of Final Report of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing by President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Read in English by volunteer readers. In light of recent events that have exposed rifts in the relationships between local police and the communities they protect and serve, on December 18, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an executive order establishing the Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The President charged the task force with identifying best...
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by Pansy
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LibriVox recording of Miss Dee Dunmore Bryant by Pansy. Read in English by TriciaG The Bryant family - widowed Mrs. Bryant and her children Benjamin, Caroline ("Line" for short), and little Daisy - is on the thin edge of poverty due to debt incurred when Mr. Bryant was alive. We follow the family, especially Ben and Daisy, as they help shoulder some of the burden. Prominent in the story are children's dolls, which are the means to some of the family's income. - Summary by TriciaG For...
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by Stanley G. Weinbaum
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LibriVox recording of The Dark Other by Stanley G. Weinbaum. Read in English by dg73; mbm0rxi; 5Tommy00; Gloria Begemann; rraem; Mike Pelton The Dark Other is a horror novel by Stanley G. Weinbaum. The novel concerns Patricia Lane who is in love with Nicholas Devine, a quiet and gentle writer. Devine undergoes sudden changes becoming cold and calculating. Frightened by this, Lane consults psychologist Dr. Carl Horker who rescues her from Devine. Devine again attacks Horker, and overcomes him....
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LibriVox recording of Doctor Quintard, Chaplain C,S,A, And Second Bishop Of Tennessee Being His Story Of The War (1861-1865) by Charles Todd Quintard. Read in English by David Wales Charles Quintard (1824-1898) was an Episcopal priest who, in spite of his pro-Union stance, volunteered to be a chaplain in the Confederate army in the American Civil War. A sympathetic, warm, intellectual man loved by soldier and civilian alike, he volunteered because he felt that the soldiers from his local area...
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by Julio Camba
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LibriVox recording of La Rana Viajera by Julio Camba. Read in Spanish by lomeraniel; Torreblanca; Patricia Silveira; Joyfull; KendalRigans; Alise Marzi; Nadja Fernandes; Martha Lilian Molano; Linda Olsen Fitak Julio Camba Andreu (1884 - 1962) fue un escritor y periodista español. Nació en una familia gallega de clase media. A los trece años, se escapa de casa y embarca como polizón en un barco a Argentina. En Buenos Aires se introduce en los círculos anarquistas y comienza a redactar...
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by Chester D. Berry
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LibriVox recording of Loss of the Sultana by Chester D. Berry. Read in English by Roger Melin April, 1865. The country was in turmoil. The U.S. Civil War had come to an end, thousands of Union prisoners of war had recently been released, and President Lincoln had just been assassinated. The steamship 'Sultana' left New Orleans on April 21st, traveled to Vicksburg, Mississippi where it took on 1,965 federal soldiers and 35 officers, all recently released prisoners of war, most of them held at...
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by B. M. Bower
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LibriVox recording of Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower. Read in English by Roger Melin Val had come to Montana to marry a cowboy named Manley, envisioning a life of wedded bliss, freedom, and was anticipating happiness in her adopted part of the country. She would soon learn that the winters could be cruel and lonesome for a woman living on a ranch which was situated miles from the nearest neighbor. She would learn that her husband spent most of his time drinking. And she would learn that everybody...
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by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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LibriVox recording of Dead Love Has Chains by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read in English by Celine Major We see another facet of Mary Elizabeth Braddon's amazing talent in Dead Love Has Chains , written in her seventies. Focusing on character and human psychology rather than detection and crime, this is one of her most interesting novels. Pregnant and unmarried Irene Thelliston is sent home from India to live with her Aunt in Ireland. On her sea voyage she reveals her secret to Lady Mary Harling...
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by Marion Harland; Virginia Terhune Van de Water
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LibriVox recording of Marion Harland's Complete Etiquette by Marion Harland; Virginia Terhune Van de Water. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; Foon; snarkychaser; Monika Rolley; TracyB; David Daniel; ADKreader; Gloria Begemann; Diana Schmidt; Piotr Nater; BettyB; Kathleen Moore Haven't you always wondered how to properly accept a formal dinner invitation? Perhaps you have a débutante under your wing, in which case you need to make sure her appearance in society goes perfectly, to increase...
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by Victor Hugo
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LibriVox recording of Marion de Lorme by Victor Hugo. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Marion de Lorme is a play about a famous French courtesan with the same name, known for her relationships with the important men of her time. ( Kristingj) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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by Jane Eayre Fryer
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LibriVox recording of The Mary Frances Story Book by Jane Eayre Fryer. Read in English by Jennifer Dallman; Lynne T; ysevechan; Lynda Marie Neilson; Ren Sampang; Emma Charlotte; nighthawks; Kathleen Moore The Mary Frances Story Book is different from the other Mary Frances Books. They are part lessons and part story; they teach something about cooking and sewing, knitting and crocheting, housekeeping and gardening, and first-aid—and tell a story, too; but The Mary Frances Story Book is all...
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by Louis Joseph Vance
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LibriVox recording of Joan Thursday by Louis Joseph Vance. Read in English by VfkaBT Minor potboiler is a change of pace from the author of the Lone Wolf detective series. Tenement beauty (and wannabe stage-star) Joan Thursby seeks to raise herself up out of the gutter in 1900's New York City, in a precursor to superior soaps like Stella Dallas a decade later. Full of the kind of purple prose common to writers prone to overuse of the thesaurus, and leavened with a bit of humor, the basic story...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Jolly Robin by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by AnnaLisa Bodtker; Rosa Grace; Greg Giordano; Gouri LeDonne; Sonia; April6090; Lynda Marie Neilson Arthur Scott Bailey, a native of the state of Vermont, wrote over forty children's books using a variety of animals, birds and even insects to entertain. The Tale of Jolly Robin is one of 16 stories of his Tuck-Me-In Tales series. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online...
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by Ruth Plumly Thompson
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LibriVox recording of Kabumpo in Oz (version 2) by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Read in English by Phil Chenevert An elephant in Oz? You bet! The tiny kingdom of Pumperdink has what no neighboring kingdom has: an Elegant Elephant in court, and his name is Kabumpo. He is very proud of his kingdom, his elegance and tends to be just the smallest bit pompous. On the other hand, he loves the young prince Pompo and goes with him in a desperate search to save their kingdom from disappearing. Yes, the prince...
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by Herodotus
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LibriVox recording of Libro IX de la Historia de Heródoto by Herodotus. Read in Spanish by Tux El libro noveno y último de las Historias de Heródoto, bajo el nombre de la Musa Calíope, narra las sucesivas batallas entre griegos y persas. - Summary by Tux For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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by Harriet Martineau
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LibriVox recording of Life in the Sick-room: Essays by an Invalid by Harriet Martineau. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. Thinking she would be ill for the rest of her life, Harriet Martineau wrote these partly autobiographical essays about life in the sickroom. Considered ground breaking, it asserted that the sickroom is the sick person's place and not the doctor's. Sick people were able and willing to decide what is best for them. In England and abroad, people declared that "a sick...
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by Lester del Rey
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LibriVox recording of Let 'em Breathe Space (version 2) by Lester del Rey. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Eighteen men and two women in the closed world of a space ship for five months can only spell tension and trouble—but in this case, the atmosphere was literally poisoned. Who is trying to kill them and sabotage the mission? And why would they be doing this when they will die too? A deadly mystery unfolds inside the cramped space ship with fear growing daily as their air runs out. For...
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by Marie Corelli
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LibriVox recording of The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli. Read in English by Lisa Statler Marie Corelli's book The Life Everlasting examines the world of past lives, mysticism, secret societies and twin souls against a backdrop of a true love based on the highest ideals. The plot follows our heroine from a yachting trip around Scotland with eccentric characters such as an atheist millionaire and his hypochondriac daughter, to the entering of a secret society of ancient...
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by Sir Walter Scott
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LibriVox recording of A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott. Read in English by deongines; bwarcher A Legend of Montrose is one of Sir Walter Scott's Tales of my Landlord . It is set in the tumultuous 17th century during the Earl of Montrose's military campaign in Scotland. Allan M'Aulay and his friend Lord Menteith both serve in Montrose's army, together with the loose cannon Dugald Dalgetty. The friends are also both in love with Annot Lyle, a beautiful young lady of mysterious heritage....
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by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
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LibriVox recording of Páginas Recolhidas by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis. Read in Portuguese by RogerioM. Páginas Recolhidas é um livro de contos de Machado de Assis, lançado em 1899. A obra traz alguns dos mais interessantes contos escritos pelo autor, como "Missa do Galo", "O Caso da Vara", "Ideias de Canário" e "O Dicionário". Também fazem parte do livro textos diversos, como "A Estátua de José de Alencar" - discurso proferido por...
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by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen; Jørgen Engebretsen Moe
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LibriVox recording of Norwegische Volksmährchen by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen; Jørgen Engebretsen Moe. (Translated by Friederich Bresemann.) Read in German by marham63; Sellafield; Boris; schrm Dies ist eine Sammlung norwegischer Märchen. Diese im deutschsprachigen Raum eher unbekannten Märchen nehmen uns mit in die skandinavische Fabelwelt, mit Trollen im Wald, Prinzen und Prinzessinnen auf der Suche nach Abenteuern, und Erzählungen, die sich ganz um Tiere drehen. - Summary by Carolin For...
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LibriVox recording of Book 10 of Odyssey by Homer. Read in Ancient Greek by Ἑλένη Κεμικτσή Ἡ Ὀδύσσεια τοῦ Ὁμήρου ἐντάσσεται στὰ πλαίσια τῶν ἐργασιῶν πού ξεκίνησα ἐδῶ καὶ μερικὰ χρόνια στὴν ἰστοσελίδα μου Projet Homere (Σχέδιο Ὁμήρου (γιὰ τὴν ἑλληνικὴ γλῶσσα στὸ σύνολό της)) - http://www.projethomere.com Ἡ ἐργασία...
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LibriVox recording of Book 2 of The Odyssey by Homer. Read in Ancient Greek by Ἑλένη Κεμικτσή Ἡ Ὀδύσσεια τοῦ Ὁμήρου ἐντάσσεται στὰ πλαίσια τῶν ἐργασιῶν πού ξεκίνησα ἐδῶ καὶ μερικὰ χρόνια στὴν ἰστοσελίδα μου Projet Homere (Σχέδιο Ὁμήρου (γιὰ τὴν ἑλληνικὴ γλῶσσα στὸ σύνολό της)) - http://www.projethomere.com Ἡ...
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LibriVox recording of Mr. Prohack by Arnold Bennett. Read in English by Simon Evers Mr Prohack, an ordinary official in the Treasury and leading a hum-drum life, suddenly and unexpectedly inherits a large sum of money which, with a lucky investment, he turns into a fortune. This humorous book follows his progress and that of his wife, son and daughter who all, in their different ways, slowly get used to their new lives. - Summary by Simon Evers For further information, including links to online...
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LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 020 - Poetry & Prose by Various. Read in Multilingual by Roberto Kingsley; Christiane Jehanne; Sonia; stayupallnight; Kevin Stroud; Piotr Nater; Leni; Livia F.; Lika; Epachuko This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English). All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. 01 - Esperanto - La Feino key words: prose, fairy tales 02 - Esperanto -...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 055 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include Philosophy and Psychology: selections from Kierkegaard's "Preparation for a Christian Life" and Jung's "The Hymn of Creation," and an exploration of Hegel's psychology; Arts and the Avant-garde: critiques of Kreymborg by Lola Ridge and of Pablo Picasso by Marius de Zayas,...
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LibriVox recording of Nevi’im (JPSA) 07: Judges by Jewish Publication Society of America. Read in English by volunteer readers. The Book of Judges (Shoftim) is the second of the former prophets within Nevi’im. The book of Judges covers the time between the conquest described in the Book of Joshua and the establishment of a kingdom in the Books of Samuel, during which Biblical judges served as temporary leaders. Judges, tell of the struggle of the people to possess the land. When the people...
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by William J. Long
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LibriVox recording of Northern Trails, Book 2 by William J. Long. Read in English by Melissa Jean The reader who follows these trails will find them leading into a new country, a land of space and silence where it is good to be, away up among the mountains and woods and salmon rivers and mossy barren grounds of Labrador and Newfoundland." Indeed, reading Long's keen observations about animals and their behavior transports the reader into a land of nature, space and silence. - Summary by...
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