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by Thomas Frederick Tout
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LibriVox recording of Edward the First by Thomas Frederick Tout. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Edward I of England (1239-1307) will always be remembered as the "Hammer of the Scots" who condemned William Wallace (Braveheart) to a traitor's death in 1297. But Edward was one of England's greatest statesman-kings. In this short biography the British historian, Thomas Frederick Tout writes of Edward that he was "a man of unusual and commanding height," lean and powerful, who,...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of LibriVox 13th Anniversary Collection by Various. Read in English, German, and Romanian by volunteer readers. This year is the 13th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" who make up the worldwide LibriVox community. The readings are held together by their connection to the number "13" or to the word "luck." The collection is multilingual, with recordings in English, German, and...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 05, Dec. 2,1879 by Various. Read in English by jmoon110; Diana Schmidt; Deborah Johnsen; Kathrine Engan; BettyB; Rachel; Jill Engle Harper's Young People upon its first publication in 1879 was an illustrated weekly publication containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction and nonfiction, anecdotes, jokes, artwork, craft projects, and more for children. This fifth issue of the serial was published on December 2, 1879....
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by Mark Twain; Edgar Allan Poe; Gaston Leroux; Baroness Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Historias de Detectives by Mark Twain; Edgar Allan Poe; Gaston Leroux; Baroness Orczy. Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. La ficción detectivesca es un subgénero de la novela negra, y paradójicamente también su antecesor. Básicamente podemos definirla como una historia lineal en donde un investigador, oficial o aficionado, estudia un crimen determinado, a menudo un asesinato. El primer detective reconocido mundialmente fue C. Auguste Dupin, de E.A. Poe. Su perfil...
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by Henrik Ibsen
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LibriVox recording of Hedda Gabler (version 2) by Henrik Ibsen. (Translated by Edmund Gosse; William Archer.) Read in English by Expatriate Hedda Gabler has just returned from her honeymoon. She has married out of ennui, and is already heartily sick of her husband, who is a plodding, pedantic academic. Upon moving into her new Christiania home, she soon discovers that Thea Elvsted, an old schoolmate whom she always envied and despised, has boldly left her marriage in order to be with Eilert...
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LibriVox recording of Gunsight Pass: How Oil Came to the Cattle Country and Brought a New West by William MacLeod Raine. Read in English by Scotty Smith Dave Sanders, a young Arizona cowboy, is a classic western hero: honest, brave, intelligent and caring. This is a story of how he navigates the snake-infested territory of the Old West, dealing with all manner of scalawag and scoundrel and fending for his friends, his horse, his life and freedom, as he is wrongly accused of murder. - Summary by...
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by Laurence Hope
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Hira-Singh's Farewell to Burmah by Laurence Hope This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 10, 2016. Read in English by elliot; Bruce Kachuk; Brian Darby; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper and Peter Yearsley. Adela Florence Nicolson was an English poet who wrote under the pseudonym Laurence Hope. She was born in England and joined her father in 1881, who was employed in the British Army at Lahore (The traditional...
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by Charles Monroe Sheldon
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LibriVox recording of His Brother's Keeper by Charles Monroe Sheldon. Read in English by Adele de Pignerolles. Stuart Duncan arrives home from college to find the workers in his father's mine on the brink of a strike. Leading the strike is Stuart's boyhood friend, Eric Vassal. Will they be estranged by the opposing forces? Or can they learn to work together as Stuart learns the true meaning of being His Brother's Keeper ? (Summary by Adele de Pignerolles) For further information, including...
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by Jennette Lee
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LibriVox recording of The Green Jacket by Jennette Lee. Read by J. M. Smallheer An early example of the female private detective, Jennette Lee’s Millicent Newberry made her first appearance in The Green Jacket in 1917 and was also featured in two later books, The Mysterious Office in 1922 and Dead Right in 1925. Miss Newberry brings her own unique perspective to her cases, only accepting those where she has a say in what happens to the guilty party. She is rarely without her knitting, using...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Grumpy Weasel by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; Foon; John; SterlingBronwyn; Kathleen Moore From his Tuck-Me-In series, Arthur Scott Bailey wrote many "Tales" books about animals and birds to be read to children for bed-time stories. This story is about Grumpy Weasel and his friends (such as Jimmy Rabbit and Mr. Crow who are focused on in other books) in Pleasant Valley. ( Lynda Marie Neilson) For further information,...
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by Jessie Graham Flower
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LibriVox recording of Grace Harlowe with the Marines at Chateau Thierry by Jessie Graham Flower. Read in English by ashleighjane Grace continues her war adventures over seas in France, continuing her work for the Red Cross. Set during World War I, Loyal Heart finds herself in much peril as she helps with the fight against the Germans. Summary by ashleighjane For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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by Honoré de Balzac
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LibriVox recording of La Grande Bretèche by Honoré de Balzac. (Translated by Clara Bell; Ellen Marriage.) Read in English by Nicholas Clifford La Grande Bretèche is an addendum to Balzac's Another Study of Woman, and is the final of a set of stories told around a dinner table. This one, given to the guests at about two in the morning, is tale of marital infidelity and revenge,and perhaps might have given some of the audience a sleepless night. ( Nicholas Clifford) For further information,...
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by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm
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LibriVox recording of Grimm's Fairy Tales - Retold in One-Syllable Words by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm. Read in English by Doug Fajardo; Katie Rose; Sharon Handy; Mike Harris; Brandon Fletcher; Christie Crews; Jude; Shakira Searle; Evan Pierce; Kathy Hulick The stories we have read and loved but retold in words of one syllable to make it easier for young readers or those where English is a second language. Some you will know and love, others you may never have heard of but all are worth reading...
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LibriVox recording of The Good Soldier; A Selection Of Soldiers' Letters, 1914-1918 by N. P. Dawson. Read in English by David Wales “Here are boys, all sorts of boys: French, English, Italian, American… These are soldiers’ letters written home. But reading, one finds that he does not think of them as letters at all, but as boys… but the spirit of these letters cannot be defeated. The dead will rise again.” Each letter is introduced by a paragraph or two about the writer. - Summary by...
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by Ignatius Brennan
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LibriVox recording of Humorous Poems by Ignatius Brennan. Read in English by BettyB; Kurt; Ian King; Ellies; DrPGould; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Karla Patin; CoMo290; April6090; Leah Autry; Galaneth; Pseudonymous Nerd; Foon; Scotty Smith; Terry Murtha; VelmaCariss; nighthawks; realisticspeakers; Trey Houck; Bill Mosley; elizaswann; JMGaul This is a collection of fun poems by West Virginia poet M. Ignatius Brennan. In his poems, the poet makes fun of the people in his surroundings, and the...
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by John Kendrick Bangs
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LibriVox recording of Half-Hours with the Idiot by John Kendrick Bangs. Read in English by jmoon110; Kathleen Moore; realisticspeakers Mr Idiot returns with his opinions on a number of diverse topics, including women, taxation, and international diplomacy. As always, the Idiot's silly soliloquies are packed with equal parts ridiculous fallacy and sly wit. Which is your favourite? (Kim) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Julian Sharman
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LibriVox recording of A Cursory History of Swearing by Julian Sharman. Read in English by Alimay; Wanda White; Anna Simon; Digs; Mary Schneider; Steve C; Joseph Tabler; Jennifer Fournier This is a very readable scientific account of Swearing and Cursing in the English Language. Not only is an enlightening historical account given, but also several excursions are made into other languages and certain historical periods. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online...
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by Henry Charles Lea
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LibriVox recording of History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 3 by Henry Charles Lea. Read in English by volunteer readers. The 3rd volume of Lea's monumental work on the Spanish Inquisition. This volume covers torture practices; the trial process; punishments; Jews, Moriscos, and Protestants; and censorship. - Summary by Sienna 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...
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by José Carlos Bruna Santiesteban
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos Rusos by José Carlos Bruna Santiesteban . Read in Spanish by KendalRigans El presente libro cuenta con 17 breves cuentos rusos tradicionales cada uno de los cuales nos trae una lección de vida similar a las que se contienen en las fábulas de Esopo. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or...
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by Maurice Grenville Kains
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LibriVox recording of Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation, Harvesting, Curing and Uses by Maurice Grenville Kains. Read in English by crystalarmeta; Sarah B. This book describes use and care, and growing of herbs for cooking, healing and other interesting miscellaneous information related to herbs. - Summary by Crystalarmeta 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 Oliver Herford; John Cecil Clay
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LibriVox recording of Cupid's Cyclopedia by Oliver Herford; John Cecil Clay. Read in English by David Wales This 1910 short work is by the English-born American humorist, satirist, and illustrator Oliver Herford, aided by another caricaturist and illustrator, John Cecil Clay. Herford’s books were usually short and quite popular in their time. He is a master of the witty remark and joke, i.e., “Many are called but few get up” and “Only the young die good”. Cupid’s Cyclopedia is a...
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by John Galsworthy
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LibriVox recording of The Complete Essays of John Galsworthy by John Galsworthy. Read in English by Pamela Nagami; Phil Schempf; Sonia; BettyB; Anna Simon; Kathleen Moore; Jim Lane; Crln Yldz Ksr; Michele Fry; Brian Moakley; jftocanada; KHand; Jack Watson Warr; VfkaBT; Jesse Zuba; ToddHW This is a collection of essays by John Galsworthy. A multitude of subjects is covered, but the essays are connected by an artistic spirit, and they are written much more like short stories than in the classical...
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by Franz Werfel
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Die Versuchung von Franz Werfel. Gelesen auf Deutsch von LibriVox Freiwilligen. Der Dichter steht am Rande der Wüste und hadert mit dem Schicksal. Satan erscheint und bietet ihm Ruhm, Ehre, Bewunderung, Leidlosigkeit,... Wird der Dichter darauf eingehen, oder ist er mit dem zufrieden was nur der Erzengel ihm geben kann? Die Rollen wurden gelesen von: Der Dichter - Gaby Satan - Boris Der Erzengel - Karlsson Bühnenanweisungen - Availle Audioschnitt: Availle For further...
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by Richard Middleton
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LibriVox recording of The Day before Yesterday by Richard Middleton. Read in English by DrPGould; Simona Rusu; Angadeon; Fafhrd; Julia Mikheeva; BettyB; Steve C; MelAdrienne; Peter Yearsley; Wolfgang Bas; Roman Noble; Vickie Underwood; Cleon Cumberbatch; April6090; Annyiee Hill This is a volume of short stories and essays by Richard Middleton. The British poet and author wrote a large number of short pieces during his life, which are today still as entertaining as they were then. Published...
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LibriVox recording of A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant by James D. Richardson. Read in English by Jim Clevenger; DJRickyV; MaryAnnS; KHand; Lynne T; Fred Abboud; TriciaG; Larry Wilson; Joseph Tabler; Kalynda; Kathryn Newbould; Michele Fry; Andrew White; Linda Andrus; Amelia Chesley The Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents is an eleven-volume series of tomes comprising of proclamations, special messages, and inaugurations from...
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by George Lyttelton
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LibriVox recording of Dialogues of the Dead by George Lyttelton. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Can the dead of different ages and spaces meet in the afterlife? This is a thought that has occupied a number of writers throughout literature, George Lyttleton being one of them. He allows Plato to discourse with Fenelon, allows a native American warrior to explain the barbarity of the custom of duels among gentlemen to a victim of such a duel, and he has William Penn clash with Fernando...
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by Cyril of Alexandria
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 7 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer This recording, of the fragments which are extant of Book 7, of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 10:18 - 12:2. (Summary by the reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording....
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by Charlotte Turner Smith
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LibriVox recording of Celestina by Charlotte Turner Smith. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; jenno; fshort; AmyMc Celestina was adopted by Mrs. Willoughby from a convent in France. No one knows who her parents are. Her secret birth causes problems for her in the marriage market. But this novel is not only a courtship novel. It is about creating and keeping friendships, finding the meaning of family, the difference between love and obsession, and the development of Celestina from a...
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by Bret Harte
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LibriVox recording of Coyote by Bret Harte. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Brian Darby; Caitlin Buckley; Dave182; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Phil Schempf; Ryan Finch; Rapunzelina "He went with his widowed mother to California in 1854, and was thrown as a young man into the hurly-burly which he more than any other writer has made real to distant and later people. He was by turns a miner,...
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LibriVox recording of Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 9 by Samuel Richardson. Read in English by Nicole Lee In Volume 9 Clarissa hastens to her fate and the various culprits reap the consequences of their crimes of indifference, cruelty and neglect. One of the earliest and certainly the longest novel in the English language, with a wide-ranging influence not only on the English novel, but also on nineteenth century European literature at large, it is gripping, twisted...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Crocodile by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Read in English by Tony Addison Ivan Matveich, the most ordinary person you might hope to meet, is swallowed alive by a crocodile at a sideshow. Finding life inside the belly of the beast quite comfortable, he makes a home for himself there. His disquisitions on the state of the world from inside the crocodile make him quite a name for himself; while all the while the discussion rages outside as to whether the beast is going to be cut...
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by Harriet Martineau
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LibriVox recording of The Crofton Boys by Harriet Martineau. Read in English by Jane Dever Children's Fictional Novel; a historic testament to family and school life in the 1800's; a mesmerizing and touching piece about a spirited young boy's school experience, which includes the topic of bullying, relevant still. Written by Harriet Martineau, a noteworthy author, abolitionist and women's rights activist, who shed light on social issues in her skillfully written work. A Gutenberg Project text,...
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by Gustave Le Bon
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LibriVox recording of The Crowd by Gustave Le Bon. Read in English by Oxenhandler "Civilisations as yet have only been created and directed by a small intellectual aristocracy, never by crowds. Crowds are only powerful for destruction. Their rule is always tantamount to a barbarian phase. A civilisation involves fixed rules, discipline, a passing from the instinctive to the rational state, forethought for the future, an elevated degree of culture — all of them conditions that crowds,...
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Cruise of the Dazzler by Jack London. Read in English by Robert Keiper Young Joe Bronson, caught between poor grades and his father's threats of military school, runs away from home. He joins the crew of a sloop named the Dazzler, but quickly figures out his captain, Pete Le Maire (nicknamed "French Pete") frequently engages himself and those at his command in criminal activity. Will Joe be able to escape this unwanted and dangerous new life at sea? Published...
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LibriVox recording of Beacon Lights of History, Vol 3: Ancient Achievements by John Lord. Read in English by KHand. The third book in the Beacon Lights of History series, Lord discusses achievements such as the formation of laws, the development of the fine arts, ancient science, and key people such as Cicero and Cleopatra. 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...
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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 - November by John Kendrick Bangs. Read in English by Foon 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 November. - 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 Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Prince and the Pauper (version 3) by Mark Twain. Read in English by Luke Sieburg The Prince and the Pauper tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. (wikipedia) 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 Walter Alden Dyer
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LibriVox recording of Pierrot, Dog Of Belgium by Walter Alden Dyer. Read in English by David Wales This 1915 novella was published as the First World War raged. "Belgium lies bleeding. Across her level, lush meadows the harsh-shod hosts of war have marched. Beside her peaceful waters the sons of God have spilled each other’s blood. Beneath her noble trees have raged the fires of human hate. Her king and his brave warriors have fought to save that which was their own and, driven back,...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of The Pretty Sister Of José by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read in English by LibriVox Vounteers. Pepita would rather become a witch than a wife. She's seen too many women, including her mother, wither away at their husband's hands. Popular and respected, our gentle, but fiercely independent heroine immediately grows cruel and cold to any suitor drawn in by her allure. When a famous bullfighting lady killer from Madrid takes interest in her, will Pepita's resolve crumble with...
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by Adam Lindsay Gordon
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LibriVox recording of Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Michele McFarland; George Allen; Crln Yldz Ksr; Jack Albert; Michele Fry; Gaby; Diana Schmidt; Amanda Tekell; Anusha Iyer; Sonia; Isabel Thiel; Ryan Finch; John Burlinson; Chris Bunn; J. Olpecre; realisticspeakers; Phil Benson; Jargoniel; Julia Niedermaier; Newgatenovelist This is a volume of poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon, 'British-born Australian Steeple-Chase Rider and Poet'. "The poems of Gordon have an...
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by Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale (Version 2) by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Cori Samuel. The Secret Agent tells the story of Adolf and Winnie Verloc. He is a phony anarchist and agent provocateur of the title, and the plot centres around the terrible consequences for their family when he is pressured into planning a terrorist act. It also bleakly satirises early 20th Century anarchism and the operations of the police and intelligence forces, while being none too...
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by Saint Jane Frances de Chantal
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LibriVox recording of Selected Letters of Saint Jane Frances de Chantal by Saint Jane Frances de Chantal. (Translated by The Sisters of the Visitation.) Read in English by Eduardo; Christine Lehman; dylandrego; Joseph Tabler; Carol; Larry Wilson; April6090; Colleen McMahon; Kalynda; gsharp88; Nsilvermoon; Mich_elle; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Twinkle; Ken Hallenius Saint Jane Frances de Chantal (1572 – 1641) is a Roman Catholic Saint, who founded The Congregation of the Visitation after the...
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by Jack Snow
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LibriVox recording of Shaggy Man in Oz by Jack Snow. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Nedge; Lynda Marie Neilson; Pseudonymous Nerd; Kyle Donelan The Shaggy Man of Oz (1949) is the thirty-eighth in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the second by Jack Snow. Jack Snow modernised Oz, so this book has airplanes and TV screens, but he otherwise based his work strictly on Frank Baum's original material. Abbadiah and Zebbidiah Jones are twins from Buffalo, New...
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by Max Brand
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LibriVox recording of Sheriff Larrabee's Prisoner by Max Brand. Read in English by David Wales The stranger rode up in the pouring rain to the lonely ranch house. Before dawn he was riding quickly away. Who had killed old Mr. Benton? The stranger, or Gus, or Mrs. Zellar? And why was Jack Montagne’s behavior so gentlemanly? Read this 1921 pulp western to find out. Martin Dexter was one of many pseudonyms used by Frederick Schiller Faust (1892 – 1944), an American author known primarily for...
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by Robert W. Chambers
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LibriVox recording of In Search of the Unknown by Robert W. Chambers. Read in English by Peter Eastman Robert Chambers was a contemporary of Lovecraft, and this book consists of "weird supernatural tales" in a somewhat similar manner, except that the emphasis is on humor rather than horror. The narrator works for the newly opened Bronx Zoo in New York. He describes his adventures trying to obtain various rare specimens for the zoo's collection, animals that range from the merely...
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by Sadakichi Hartmann
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LibriVox recording of Schopenhauer in the Air by Sadakichi Hartmann. Read in English by Nemo. Sadakichi Hartmann was an art and literary critic who wrote plays, short stories and several volumes of poetry. Hauntingly beautiful, these seven early short stories dance with themes of beauty and death, love and the soul, and existence itself. As found in the book's biographical note: sometimes a great author tears the mask from life, so we may look at the truth of beauty. Summary by Nemo. For...
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LibriVox recording of The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 3: Physics & Electricity by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The third volume is on physics written by George Matthew and on electricity written by Professor William J. Moore. The section on physics covers matter - analysis and properties, heat, light - its sources and its nature, and sound. On the subject of electricity, it discusses the...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of a Ruby Wedding Collection by various authors. Read in English by Ruth Golding. This collection comprises short stories, poems, a little bit of history and a little bit of ornithology, all with ruby connections. The reader greatly enjoyed searching out suitable gems for inclusion in this celebration of her own Ruby Wedding Anniversary. 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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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 028. Read in English by TRUEBRIT; Tony Addison; Dillon McFarlane; John Burlinson; J. Olpecre; Maya KC; Tony Scheinman; Mike Pelton; David Wales; Matt Braymiller; Garth Burton; Chris Pyle A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder. For further information, including links...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 055 by Various. Read in English by Alex Deva; K. Adrian Stroet; VfkaBT; Mike Amato; David Loving; John Burlinson; Mark Nelson; Michael A.; heeheekitty; Todd Magers Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought and plants seeds that have...
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by Edward J. Nankivell
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LibriVox recording of Stamp Collecting as a Pastime by Edward J. Nankivell. Read in English by Kangaroo692; Ross Klatte; realisticspeakers; BettyB; TriciaG; Kathrine Engan; John Burlinson; Bill Mosley Edward J. Nankivell was an early stamp collector in England. In this book he describes the hobby of stamp collecting. He was the editor of the Philatelic Record and Stamp News. - Summary by Kangaroo692 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Mary Webb
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LibriVox recording of The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing by Mary Webb. Read in English by NoelBadrian Mary Webb was a novelist and poet and two of her novels "Gone to Earth" and "Precious Bane" have been successfully adapted for film and television. She was passionate about nature and particularly the Shropshire countryside where she grew up and spent much of her life. At the age of 20, she was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease known as Graves' disease, a...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 072 by Various. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson; Dale Grothmann; Craig Campbell; Scotty Smith; Lynne T; Colleen McMahon; Mike Overby; Utek; Phil Schempf A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. This time, we delve into the works of Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Guy de Maupassant, Saki and others to bring you tales of mystery, the thought-provoking, the salutary and the...
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by יוסף חיים ברנר Yosef Haim Brenner
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LibriVox recording of Seven Stories by Yosef Haim Brenner. Read in Hebrew by Omri Lernau יוסף חיים ברנר יליד 1881 בנוביה מליני, היום אוקראינה, עלה ארצה בשנת 1909 ונרצח ביפו על ידי ערבים במאורעות תרפ"א (1921). היה מחלוצי הספרות העברית. המודרנית. בהקלטה הנוכחית מוגשים שבעה מסיפוריו המוקדמים. Yosef Haim Brenner was born in 1881 in what is now the...
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by Joyce Emmerson Muddock
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LibriVox recording of Stories Weird and Wonderful by Joyce Emmerson Muddock. Read in English by Colleen McMahon; Nella; Graham Scott; James K. White; Mark LoSacco; Jim Gallagher; Steve C; Peter Yearsley; Rafe Ball; Fable To Grave; Foon; annabellesmith; Sam Monsen A collection of tales written by J.E. Muddock. All these stories are dark in atmosphere and subject matter. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Leonora Blanche Lang
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LibriVox recording of The Strange Story Book by Leonora Blanche Lang. Read in English by Kalyn Heminger; Aaron M. Lebowitz; Sheri Elizabeth; aishah143; NoelBadrian; Ulrike Denis; Diane Neigebauer; Kalynda; EmmaS; Lynne T; drwebber; Christine Lehman; Kathleen Moore; Susan Bell; Matthew Datcher; Teresa McPeat; JoeBlu; deongines; DebK; Kathrine Engan; Omar H. Eldahan; 3Dad A collection of stories compiled by the widow of the renowned children's short-story collector, Andrew Lang. She describes...
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by Christina Rossetti
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Summer by Christina Rossetti. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 10, 2016. Read in English by Andy Harrington; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Bridget Herbes; Brian Darby; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher and Tomas Peter. Christina Georgina Rossetti was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems. She is famous for writing Goblin Market and Remember, and...
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by Rubén Darío
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LibriVox recording of Prosas Profanas Y Otros Poemas by Rubén Darío. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans Prosas profanas, es una serie se poemas escrita por el gran Ruben Darío, estas prosas se encuentran entre sus obras mas conocidas. 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 Herbert Francis Peyser
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LibriVox recording of Richard Strauss by Herbert Francis Peyser. Read in English by David Wales. There was not much truly spectacular about the course of [Strauss's] life, which was most happily free from the material troubles which bedeviled the existence of so many great masters... If “Salome” and “Elektra”, “Ein Heldenleben” and “Till Eulenspiegel” were in their day scandalously “sensational” did not the whirligig of time reveal them as incontestable products of genius,...
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by J. Hudson Taylor
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LibriVox recording of A Retrospect by J. Hudson Taylor. Read in English by Larry Wilson; RussellEric; Greg Giordano; Hannah Mary Join James Hudson Taylor on the God-led journey through his calling, time of preparation, and life work in China. This British Christian missionary founded China Inland Mission (CIM), now known as OMF International. - Summary by HannahMary For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Justin McCarthy
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LibriVox recording of The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume I by Justin McCarthy. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Anne Stuart (1665-1714), Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, succeeded William III to the throne in 1702. She was the daughter of the deposed Catholic king, James II, but was of the Anglican faith. Liberal, Irish member of Parliament, Justin McCarthy, writing in 1902, creates in sparkling, uncluttered prose a panoramic canvas of Anne and her times. In the first of the two volumes,...
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by Ida M. Tarbell
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LibriVox recording of The Rising of the Tide by Ida M. Tarbell. Read in English by Bob R. The subtitle is "the story of Sabinsport", and the town is the major character. It is a small, Midwestern town in the USA, in 1914. About a dozen characters people its story. It shows how the coming of the Great War effected each character, and the town itself. Ida Tarbell, the author, is considered our nation's first investigative journalist. Here she turns to fiction to convey some of her ideas...
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by Francis Marion Crawford
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LibriVox recording of The Ralstons by Francis Marion Crawford. Read in English by Lynne T Katharine has married Jack Ralston secretly and hoped to force her rich uncle's hand in assisting him to find a career. After his refusal, she couldn't face her new husband to break the news and a series of mishaps led everyone - Katharine included - to believe Jack had fallen victim to the demon he had been fighting: drink. Realizing that she need not acknowledge the marriage, yet unable to continue on as...
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by Various
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LibriVox Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 028 von verschiedenen Dichtern. Auf Deutsch gelesen von LibriVox Freiwilligen. Eine Sammlung von 16 deutschen Gedichten für LibriVox. Eine Liste weiterer kurzer Aufnahmen (Erzählungen, Gedichte, Märchen, Essays) in anderen LibriVox Sammlungen gibt es hier. 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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by Constance Naden
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets by Constance Naden. Read in English by Newgatenovelist Naden's sonnets have topics as diverse as astronomy, classical mythology and Shakespeare's birthplace. This collection is taken from Naden's complete poems, and whether listeners enjoy French history or the natural world, there are subjects to appeal to all tastes.- Summary by Newgatenovelist For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Myrtle Reed
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets to a Lover by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Liz Trollinger; Sandra Schmit; Greenmustache; MaryAnnS; SkyAlbatross; Anusha Iyer This is a book of poetry by Myrtle Reed. Ms. Reed is most famous for her love stories such as A Spinner in the Sun and Old Rose and Silver , and these sonnets are an exploration of the same theme through a different medium. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets from the Portuguese (version 3) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Read in English by Newgatenovelist Sonnets from the Portuguese chronicles the deeply personal stages of courtship. (Summary by Newgatenovelist) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Samuel Gordon
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LibriVox recording of Sons of the Covenant: A Tale of London Jewry by Samuel Gordon. Read in English by Adrian Praetzellis Born in London's poverty-stricken and heavily Jewish East End, the Lipcott boys create their own successes in life and love. The brothers' commitment to improving the lives of working class people leads them to concoct The Scheme to help both the residents of their former neighbourhood and the Jewish people as a whole. The author stresses the responsibility of middle class...
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by Charles Godfrey Leland
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LibriVox recording of Songs of the Sea and Lays of the Land by Charles Godfrey Leland. Read in English by Stephen Christie; Larry Wilson; Jude; AlexandraWilhelmina; Tony Scheinman; zgorelick; Sonia; Hilary Busby; MonkofHunk; Emma Charlotte; Diana Schmidt; Robert Robinson; Greg Giordano; erinbrooke; Mark Nelson; Son of the Exiles; Eris Bueller; boilingforest; Linda Olsen Fitak; ShamaAbbasi; ToddHW This is a volume of poetry by Charles Godfrey Leland. The first half of this volume is taken up by...
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by Algernon Charles Swinburne
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LibriVox recording of Songs Before Sunrise by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Read in English by Elizabeth P.; Simona Rusu; Nemo; Emma Charlotte; Matthew Squaire; Jim Nyenhuis; Sandra Schmit; Corrinne LePage; Patrick Wallace; Shana Burns; Pamela Nagami; Nelson Hay; Roman Noble; Phil Schempf This is a collection of some particularly beautiful poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne. This collection is connected by the Italian theme, as Swinburne was inspired to write most of them after learning of the...
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by Robert W. Chambers
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LibriVox recording of The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Mike Pelton; Kathleen Moore; Matt Butcher; jwilliams17 Tressa Norne is an American living in China. After her life was spared during a revolution in the area, Tressa finds herself taken as a slave and forced to serve Erlik, a demon-god, and his cult. She ends up escaping back to America, but only to find that she is being followed by the Secret Service, and her former masters. (Ann Boulais) For...
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by William Allingham
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LibriVox recording of Sixteen Poems by William Allingham. Read in English by Lian Pang; Sonia; Diana Schmidt; Anusha Iyer; Gaby; Aja This is a collection of 16 poems by William Allingham, selected and brought together by his admirer William Butler Yeats several years after Allingham's death. - 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...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 176 by Various. This is a collection of 27 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2018. It includes the following: Bankrupt , by Louise Imogen Guiney Bronwen of the Flowers , by Eleanor Farjeon Brook Farm , by Louise Imogen Guiney By Berwen's banks , by Allen Raine Corinna Confesses , by Laura Redden Searing A Curious Circumstance , by Robert Reinick The Darkling Thrush , by Thomas Hardy Desire , by Thomas Traherne Falling Stars ,...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 152 by Various. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Son of the Exiles; Shakira Searle; Newgatenovelist; Karen Joan Kohoutek; Sonia; Tony Addison; John Burlinson; Winston Tharp; Fabiola; 5pak; Glenn O'Brien This is a collection of 26 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2016. It includes: Daisy , by Francis Thompson The Fallen Brave , by George Pope Morris The Green-Hand Rouseabout , by Henry Lawson Grown-up , by Edna St. Vincent...
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by Rose Gollup Cohen
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LibriVox recording of Out of the Shadow by Rose Gollup Cohen. Read in English by Celine Major In this interesting autobiography we get a very candid look into the life of Rose Cohen, a Russian Jewish girl who immigrates from Russia to the Lower East Side of New York city with her family. From the deplorable conditions in the garment sweatshops, life in the tenements, the setbacks due to poor health and the slow weakening of the family's faith she provides us with a vivid insight into the hopes...
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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Over Every Hill by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  April 29, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Doug Fajardo; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Tom Daley and Tomas Peter. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His works include four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography;...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Montes de Oca by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Tux. Manuel Montes de Oca (Medina-Sidonia, 1804 – Vitoria, 20 de octubre de 1841) fue un marino y ministro de Marina, Comercio y Ultramar durante la presidencia de Espartero. Dirigió las acciones militares para sofocar los motines contra Espartero y organizó el levantamiento de 1841 en las Vascongadas. Montes de Oca es la octava novela de la Tercera Serie de los Episodios Nacionales de Benito Pérez Galdós. Se...
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by Robert Smith Surtees
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LibriVox recording of Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour by Robert Smith Surtees. Read in English by Kevin Green Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour is a delightful comic satire of the fox-hunting fraternity of the mid 19th Century. Surtees takes great pleasure in creating comic personalities and dialogue and resembles the later Pickwick Papers of Dickens, whose style may well have been influenced by Surtees. The story follows the eponymous Soapy Sponge, a Victorian freeloader and confidence trickster, who...
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by George Bernard Shaw
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LibriVox recording of Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw. Read in English by Phil Chenevert .Mrs. Warren's Profession is a play written by George Bernard Shaw in 1893, and first performed in London in 1902 but was banned after two performances because of the profession talked about. The play is about a former prostitute, now a madam (brothel proprietor), who attempts to come to terms with her disapproving daughter. It illustrates Shaw's belief that the act of prostitution was not...
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by Flora J. Cooke
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LibriVox recording of Nature Myths and Stories for Little Children by Flora J. Cooke. Read in English by linny. Written for first through third graders, this book aims to expand not only the imagination but the vocabulary. For listeners following along with the text, please note the stories are read in order of the categories listed in the table of contents. (Linette Geisel) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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LibriVox recording of Noughts and Crosses: Stories, Studies and Sketches by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch. Read in English by Andrew Dougherty; Romano; Caro Davy; James Ollerton; LindseyS; Tom Penn; Kalynda; Steve C; NoelBadrian; Garth Burton; Julie Thompson This is a collection of well-written engaging short stories written by "Q", the pen name of the prolific and eccentric Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch. - Summary by Amy Gramour For further information, including links to online...
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by Frank W. Boreham
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LibriVox recording of Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank W. Boreham. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. A series of essays exhorting us with wit and humor to retain our childlike sense of wonder and delight in the world that God has made. A delightful and practical collection that teaches us to find and value the joy of life and faith. - Summary by Devorah Allen. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Julia Kavanagh; Bridget Kavanagh
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LibriVox recording of The Pearl Fountain, and Other Fairy Tales by Julia Kavanagh; Bridget Kavanagh. Read in English by AnnaLisa Bodtker; Greg Giordano; Lynn Lee; Foon; Jim Locke; Cotty; BettyB This is a little volume of fairy Tales by Irish novelists Bridget and Julia Kavanagh. The eleven stories are old-fashioned and original. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Julia Kavanagh
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LibriVox recording of Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Kavanagh's books feature strong young women, like herself, and had much popular appeal among that audience during her lifetime. She lived most of her life in France, caring for her invalid mother, remaining unmarried. 'Rachel Gray' is founded on fact although the author used her imagination to embellish the story. She said that she wished to 'show the intellectual, the educated, the fortunate, that minds...
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by Jean Ingelow
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LibriVox recording of From Queen's Gardens by Jean Ingelow. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Foon This is the second part of a collection of poetry written by English female poets. This part of From Queen's Gardens is a collection of 30 poems by Jean Ingelow. - 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 Van Powell
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LibriVox recording of The Haunted Hangar by Van Powell. Read in English by VfkaBT Second entry in series of teen aviation stories, filled with lots of scientific jargon, a jewel heist, and adventure. Van Powell is a pseudonym of early Hollywood screenwriter, Ardon Van Buren Powell (1886-1958). ( 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....
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by Adah Louise Sutton
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LibriVox recording of Teddy Bears by Adah Louise Sutton. Read in English by Linda Andrus. Set in the early 1900's, this is a delightful story of a tribe of Teddy Bears arrival in the department store and the adventures some of them have when they are brought into a family's home. - Summary by Linda Andrus 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 Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Nimble Deer by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Another Sleepy Time Tale from Arthur Scott Bailey, this time Nimble Deer is the focus of the story and how he was such a tiny, frail, spotted baby when he was born that his mother was worried that he might not survive life in the woods and swamps in Pleasant Valley beneath the Blue Mountains. - Summary by Lynda Marie Neilson For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Homer Greene
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LibriVox recording of A Tale of the Tow-Path by Homer Greene. Read in English by Donald Cummings All work and no play makes 14-year-old Joe Gaston run away. He's also falsely branded as a horse-thief by his own father. This heart-warming story tells of Joe's wanderings and life on the tow-path, of finding Old Charlie and the real horse-thief, how his name is cleared, and his return home. This book, published in 1892, is the third written by Homer Greene, whose primary profession was law. His...
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by F. Anstey
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LibriVox recording of The Giant's Robe by F. Anstey. Read in English by Lynne T Mark Ashburn is a young teacher at St. Peter's Public School for boys, although he isn't particularly fond of boys. His dream is to make his name in the literary world but mediocrity and rejection meet him at every turn. Dejected, he meets up with Vincent, an old friend, who is about to travel to his father's plantation in Ceylon and asks a favor of Mark. Mark makes a rash promise to help, never suspecting anything...
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by Richard Harding Davis
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LibriVox recording of An Unfinished Story by Richard Harding Davis. Read in English by Crln Yldz Ksr A very congenial dinner party is ongoing. Among the distinguished guests are also one author and one painter, who have just been told that their work does not reflect reality. Their work is good, of course, but reality is different than in the paintings and in the novels. Suddenly and unexpectedly, the young explorer Gordon says that sometimes, life contains stories so outrageous that they would...
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by Herodotus
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LibriVox recording of An Account of Egypt by Herodotus by Herodotus. (Translated by George Campbell Macaulay.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert; MorganScorpion; DrPGould; Pamela Nagami; Linda Johnson; Sondra Robinson HERODOTUS was born at Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, in the early part of the fifth century, B. C. Of his life we know almost nothing, except that he spent much of it traveling, to collect the material for his writings, and that he finally settled down at...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Aventures d'Alice au Pays des Merveilles by Lewis Carroll. (Translated by Henri Bué.) Read in French by Linda Olsen Fitak; Cocotte; Christiane Jehanne; Mayah; Pauline Latournerie "Alice au Pays des Merveilles," publié originellement par Lewis Carroll en 1865 comme "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," fut traduit en 1869 par Henri Bué. Histoire de fantaisie, il s'agit d'une jeune fille, Alice, qui tombe dans un trou de lapin, et se trouve tout d'un...
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by Lev Shestov
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LibriVox recording of Anton Tchekhov: and other essays by Lev Shestov. (Translated by Samuel S. Koteliansky; John Middleton Murry.) Read in English by Wervyn; Nigel Franklin; C.P. Lepage; Craig Campbell; zgorelick This book was called Nachala i Kontzy when first published in 1908 in Russian and has been titled Anton Tchekhov and other essays as well as Penultimate Words in English when published in 1916. Lev Shestov, like Soren Kierkegaard before him, liked to ask questions. He asks if its...
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by Leo Tolstoy
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Anna Karenina von Leo Tolstoi, übersetzt von Hermann Röhl. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Eva K. Der Roman aus der Epoche des russischen Realismus gibt einen tiefgründigen Einblick in das Leben und die Lebensanschauungen der russischen Aristokratie des 19. Jahrhunderts. Mehr noch begeistert er durch die bis ins kleinste Detail mit großer Menschenkenntnis dargestellten Charaktere, deren Wesen Tolstoi uns weitestgehend durch ihre Art zu sprechen, denken, handeln und ihre...
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by Charles Monroe Sheldon
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LibriVox recording of For Christ and the Church by Charles Monroe Sheldon. Dramatically read in English by volunteer readers. Rev. Mark Spencer is about to give up on writing his sermon one Saturday night when the Devil comes to him and tries to discourage him by reminding him how few of the people who have pledged themselves to make their motto, 'For Christ and the Church' keep it. The minister decides to preach a sermon like nothing the people in his congregation have ever heard before--a...
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by Grace Livingston Hill
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LibriVox recording of The Finding of Jasper Holt by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by TriciaG Jasper Holt was a neglected child. As a consequence, he grew up to be angry and independent - generally good, but not caring what others thought of him... until he met Jean Grayson, the first truly good person he ever met. He knew she was out of reach to him due to his bad reputation. Her very existence and belief in him is motivation for him to change. - Summary by TriciaG For further...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of El extraño caso del doctor Jekyll y el señor Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. (Translated by Emilio Augusto Soulère.) Read in Spanish by Mongope Novela de suspense, misterio...terror. Nos lleva a reflexionar sobre las dos caras de la vida y también del ser humano: El bien y el mal. El doctor Enrique Jekyll crea una fórmula, un bebedizo, que al ser ingerida le metamorfosea en el ser más cruel y perverso imaginable: Eduardo Hyde. - Summary by Montse González. For...
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by Émile Zola
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LibriVox recording of The Fortune of the Rougons by Émile Zola. (Translated by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly.) Read in English by Peter Tucker The Fortune of the Rougons (French: La Fortune des Rougon), originally published in 1871, is the first novel in Émile Zola's monumental twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. In his introduction Zola indicates that this series is intended to demonstrate the interaction of heredity and environment along the lines of natural selection and evolution. While...
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by Justin McCarthy; Justin Huntly McCarthy
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LibriVox recording of A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume 4 by Justin McCarthy; Justin Huntly McCarthy. Read in English by Pamela Nagami In Volume IV of this series on the Hanoverian kings, Justin McCarthy and his son, Justin Huntly McCarthy, both Liberal Irish MPs., bring on the stage that bulky, big-spender, George IV, his bumbling brother, William IV, the impulsive Liberal loose cannon, Lord Brougham, George Canning, true author of the Monroe Doctrine, and Earl Grey and...
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