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by Christoph David Friedrich Weinland
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LibriVox recording of Kuning Hartfest by Christoph David Friedrich Weinland. Read in German by Bernd Ungerer Nach dem großen Erfolg von ‚Rulaman‘ schrieb David Friedrich Weinland ein weiteres Buch. Diesmal spielt die Geschichte in der Zeit der Römer und Germanen und erzählt von Kuning Hartfest und seinem Leben. Diesmal dient als Vorlage für das Hörbuch die 3. Auflage des Spamer Verlages Leipzig von 1905. Im Hörbuch nicht enthalten sind die Vorwörter und die Anmerkungen zu den...
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by Francis Edward Tourscher
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LibriVox recording of Work Of The Sisters During The Epidemic Of Influenza October, 1918 by Francis Edward Tourscher. Read in English by David Wales In 1918 over 2,000 Roman Catholic nuns left their convents in the Philadelphia area to nurse the sick and dying of the influenza epidemic. Twenty-three of the sisters died because of their ministrations. This is an account of their heroic work published in the American Catholic Historical Society Of Philadelphia, 1919. “Gathered and arranged from...
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LibriVox recording of First World War Centenary Prose Collection Vol. III. Read by Maria Kasper; BeniaminoMassimo; BettyB; Mary in Arkansas; Barbara Baker; Winston Tharp; Colleen McMahon; Sonia; Peter Tucker; Ricarda; schrm; Foon; Leni; and Mike Overby. This collection of non-fiction and fiction pieces is the third volume commemorating the First World War. The majority of the items, all chosen by the readers, are in English, but the collection also includes pieces in Dutch, French, German,...
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by Isaac Watts
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LibriVox recording of Watt's Songs Against Faults by Isaac Watts. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk These superb poems by the hymnist and theologian Isaac Watts emphasize the importance of developing a positive moral outlook and stress the significance of maintaining vigilance to avoid the pitfalls of everyday life. But although Watts stresses the urgency of heeding the advice outlined in these verses, he delivers his message with divine charm and subtle counsel - never with chastisement,...
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by Jacob Abbott
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LibriVox recording of Xerxes, Makers of History by Jacob Abbott. Read in English by deongines This history covers the years of Xerxes' years as ruler of the Persian empire and invasion of Greece. - Summary by Deon Gines For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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by Marcus Clarke
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 17 recordings of In A Lady's Album by Marcus Clarke. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  June 7, 2020. Read in English by Karsus; ambsweet13; andybeddy; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; Craig West; David Starner; Garfield Dsouza; GraceL; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; Son of the Exiles and TH. Opinion is divided as to whether this poem by a notorious bohemian was sincere or whether he was trying to burnish his...
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by Zénaïde Fleuriot
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LibriVox recording of Un enfant gâté by Zénaïde Fleuriot. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne Un jeune garçon élevé par sa marraine est … fort gâté. Son tuteur légal le recueille chez lui, dans sa famille afin de le préparer à une entrée au collége. Tendresse, gentillesse et quelques idées d'éducation.. - Summary by Christiane Jehanne For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to...
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LibriVox recording of Les veillées du chauffeur: contes, essais, récits de voyages by Tristan Bernard. Read in French by Kamisole; Christiane Jehanne; Isad; Cocotte; Stéphanie; Rémi; YasmineHaggag; Nils Barrellon Tristan Bernard (1866-1947) nous emmène en route à travers la France avec cette collection de courtes vignettes et anecdotes autour du thème des excursions en automobile au début du XXe siècle. - Summary by Sonia For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Frederick O. Bartlett
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LibriVox recording of The Wall Street Girl by Frederick O. Bartlett. Read in English by ashleighjane After the loss of his father, Don finds that life isn't quite as easy when having to make his own way in the world. Stripped of his riches, he must find a way to make his own money. On this journey he discovers that life will be very different for him. He also discovers that the things and people that he thinks he wants in his life might not be what he wants at all. - Summary by ashleighjane For...
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by B. M. Bower
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LibriVox recording of The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower. Read in English by Tom Penn Ford Campbell is a hard-working, honest, decent cowboy—when he’s sober. But give him a bottle of whiskey and all bets are off. Usually it just makes him rowdy, but this time…well, this time he thinks there might just have been a wedding. Was he the groom? Who was the bride? And where is she? ( Tom Penn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Manfred Kyber
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LibriVox recording of Unter Tieren by Manfred Kyber. Read in German by lorda; Karlsson; Margot; Katharina Glowalla; Sonia; Lissy Schneider; Bernd Ungerer Manfred Kyber zeigt in den hier vorgetragenen Geschichten eine 'menschliche' Sicht auf bestimmtes tierisches Verhalten, bzw. tierisches Verhalten, welches sich auch leicht auf den Menschen übertragen lässt. Dabei halfen ihm Beobachtungsmethoden und Erkenntnisse aus seinem Studium der Psychologie und Naturphilosophie, ergänzt durch das...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Uselessness by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; Craig Franklin; Newgatenovelist; Frank249942; Garth Burton; JustABitofCraic; Graham Scott; KevinS; H. Anne Schwarz; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; Thomas Ermon; CedarForest14 and tovarisch. Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet. Her works include Poems of Passion and Solitude, which contains the lines "Laugh, and the...
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LibriVox recording of Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All and None (version 2) (includes annotations) by Friedrich Nietzsche. (Translated by Thomas Common.) Read in English by John Van Stan The modern British philosopher, Anthony M. Ludovici, said that this text “is unquestionably Nietzsche’s opus magnum.” However, he warns the reader that since “the book with the most mysterious, startling, or suggestive title, will always stand the best chance of being purchased by those who have...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of American Notes by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet Charles Dickens records his impressions of America during his 1842 journey. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (274MB)
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by Benjamin Hathaway
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LibriVox recording of 1001 Questions and Answers on General History by Benjamin Hathaway. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Yuqing; KevinS; drandall; Stefan Von Blon; Avyndus; BettyB; Steve Mayer A book for students of history to test their knowledge and to direct their studies. As the title tells us, this is a book of 1001 questions, with answers, regarding world history. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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LibriVox recording of Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325 by Alexander Roberts; James Donaldson. Read in English by KevinS This LibriVox collection is the second volume in a series of New Testament Apocrypha. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
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by U. S. Department of the Interior Office of Education
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LibriVox recording of Americans All, Immigrants All by U. S. Department of the Interior Office of Education.  Read in English by Mark F. Smith The United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education partnered with the Columbia Broadcasting System to present a series of 26 dramatic radio broadcast programs detailing the role of immigrants in the development of the USA.  This small volume was printed as a supplement to the programs. It contains a great deal of the data concerning the...
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by Ruth Plumly Thompson
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LibriVox recording of Captain Salt in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. A voyage on the famous Nonestic Ocean! What could be more thrilling than that? We—many of us—have taken trips on the prosaic Atlantic or even Pacific, but have we found a SEA FOREST with flying fish and swimming birds? Have we been pursued by a real SEA SERPENT, or had our ship transfixed by the immense ivory tusk of a NARWHAL? Have we come upon the glittering island of PEAKENSPIRE, or...
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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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by Juliusz Słowacki
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LibriVox recording of Balladyna by Juliusz Słowacki. Read in Polish by Nela Reinfuss Balladyna mieszka wraz z siostrą, Aliną, oraz matką w chacie w lesie. Ich dni przemijają na pracy w polu, ale Balladyna chce więcej od życia. Losy rodziny zmienią się jednak gwałtownie gdy do ich chaty zapuka, wiedziony czarem królowej jeziora książę Kirkor... Filon, nieszczęśliwy romantyk poszukuje swej wyśnionej kochanki, zaś mieszkający w mroku boru Pustelnik skrywa w sercu dawne zbrodnie...
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by Lester Chadwick
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LibriVox recording of Baseball Joe in the Central League by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by Donald Cummings "Baseball Joe" Matson's great ambition is to become a professional baseball pitcher. The Baseball Joe series follows his career as he seeks to attain his goal. In this fourth volume, Joe accepts a contract to play baseball professionally, and leaves Yale to play on the Pittston team for the Central League, a "bush league" in the professional baseball hierarchy....
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds, Vol. I, No 6, June 1897 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." Later...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds, Vol. II, No 6, December 1897 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature."...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Birds and Nature, Vol. XI, No 5, May 1902 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers "Birds and Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and...
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by William Cowper Brann
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LibriVox recording of The Complete Works Of Brann The Iconoclast Volume 12 by William Cowper Brann. Read in English by William Allan Jones; Rita Boutros; John; Michele Fry; Brian Keenan; Greg Giordano; Jim Gallagher; Andy Glover; Tommy Hersant William Cowper Brann earned the nickname “The Iconoclast” by fearlessly attacking established beliefs and institutions which he thought to be pompous and self-serving. He settled in the wild and wooly West Texas town of Waco in the late 1800s as a...
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by John M. Burke
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LibriVox recording of Buffalo Bill from Prairie to Palace by John M. Burke. Read in English by Larry Wilson; 5Tommy00; Michael Fassio; pwaldrop52; John; DrPGould; Linda Johnson; Mayah; David Olson William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody is one of the legends of the American western frontier. As a teen he rode for the pony expressed and then drove for the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War. He later rejoined the army as a scout and was awarded the medal of honor for his valor during...
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by George Ethelbert Walsh
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LibriVox recording of Bumper the White Rabbit by George Ethelbert Walsh. Read in English by Foon; Ellies; April6090; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Feign All little boys and girls who love animals should become acquainted with Bumper the white rabbit. Bumper had many friends, such as Mr. Blind Rabbit, Fuzzy Wuzz and Goggle Eyes, his country cousins; and Bobby Gray Squirrel had his near cousins, Stripe the chipmunk and Webb the flying squirrel; while Buster and White Tail were favored with an...
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by Philip Francis Nowlan
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LibriVox recording of Armageddon - 2419 A.D. by Philip Francis Nowlan. (Translated by Philip Francis Nowlan.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert This is the original ‘Buck Rogers’ SF classic. Thrill to the adventures of Anthony "Buck" Rodgers is one of the most celebrated characters in the history of science fiction. Famed in comic strips, television, in movies, and even radio, this is the first novel to introduce Buck Rogers to the reading public. In Armageddon – 2419 A.D.,...
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by Robert Lynd
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LibriVox recording of The Art of Letters by Robert Lynd. Read in English by Larry Wilson; drandall; Graham Scott; thestorygirl; Kathleen Moore; Loraine Flegal; Amelia Chesley; Gary Grenholm From the pen of the Irish poet and essayist, Robert Lynd, comes a collection of humorous and satirical essay on the literary scene of his day with critiques of poets and and poetry, ranging from Pepys to Walter de la Mare. He even examines criticism itself. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information,...
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by Charlotte Mary Yonge
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LibriVox recording of Captivating Bible Stories for Young People by Charlotte Mary Yonge. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Mark Penfold; MaybeCordelia; Helen Ko; Daniel; AnnaR77; Phil Aldred; Owlivia; David Lawrence; Lily; BooksUnderBanyanTree ; mleigh Noted author and historian, Charlotte Mary Yonge, presents Bible stories written for children in simple language. There are thee 52 stories for the year starting at the beginning of the Bible through the end, with three readings for each chapter....
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Call of the Wild (Version 5) by Jack London. Read in English by Jeff Clark Buck, a magnificent mix of St. Bernard and Scotch shepherd dog, rules contentedly at Judge Miller’s place in California’s Santa Clara Valley. But 1897 brings the Klondike Gold Rush, and Buck is the perfect kind of dog to service sleds—so he is stolen and spirited away to the Northland. There he learns a hard life at the hands of tough men and competing sled dogs, which sharpen his...
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by Jacqueline Clayton
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LibriVox recording of Bunny Brothers by Jacqueline Clayton. Read in English by Lily; Dwarika; Jennifer Gosling; ashley123; Kate Mulligan; August20th; larryhayes7 Pinkie is one of a whole bunch of bunny brothers and sisters. Their mother, Mrs. Bunny, is a busy woman and often exasperated with the exuberance and energy of Pinkie. He is not a good student and is considered somewhat lazy but he is a good bunny at heart who loves his numerous brothers and sister bunnies. Follow him on just a few of...
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by Stanley Lane-Poole; J. D. Jerrold Kelley
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Barbary Corsairs by Stanley Lane-Poole; J. D. Jerrold Kelley. Read in English by Eric Evans; Kristine Bekere; Hudbus; Aaron Bennett; Brent "Buddha" George; Theoden Humphrey; pattymarie; Beth Blakely; KevinS; Greg Giordano; Lee The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were Ottoman and Berber pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa. The most famous (or infamous) was Barbarossa. Here Kelley and...
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LibriVox recording of Cantos de Vida y Esperanza, los Cisnes y Otros Poemas by Rubén Darío. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans Cantos de Vida y Esperanza es una recopilacion de poemas escritos por Rubén Darío y cuya primera edición fue publicada en la ciudad de Madrid el año de 1905, en esta recopilación podremos encontrar al tan conocido poema "Juventud divino tesoro, ya te vas para no volver" entre otros. For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Thornton W. Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse (Version 2) by Thornton W. Burgess. Read in English by spatel2; Noori This is the story of a chubby little meadow mouse and his family in the big forest and fields where he lives.  His many adventures are sometimes scary but they always end with him escaping the many hunters who mean him harm.   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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by Grazia Deledda
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LibriVox recording of After the Divorce by Grazia Deledda. (Translated by Maria Hornor Lansdale.) Read in English by Tom Denholm. Giovanna and Costantino Ledda are a happily married couple living with their young child in a Sardinian country village close to their extended family. Costantino is wrongly convicted of murdering his wicked uncle and with no way of supporting herself, Giovanna reluctantly divorces him and is driven to marry Brontu Dejas, a wealthy but brutish drunkard who has always...
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by David Cory
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Jr. by David Cory. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Kurt; Melissa Franklin; Julian Pratley; Mickey Lee Rich; Jason in Panama; Kate Mulligan; Jenn Broda; BourbonReader; Nan Dodge David Cory is the author of more than 40 children's books. This is the first in the series of Puss in Boots, Jr. The roots fo the legend of Puss in Boots seems to back to Italian folklore. These books are written for younger readers, about second grade and up, hence...
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 5 Dramatic Reading) by Mark Twain. Read in English by a full cast. In order to escape his cruel father, and led by a thirst for adventure, Huck Finn sets off down the Mississippi River with Jim, an escaped slave. But trouble is never far behind them, and their adventures are only beginning when they meet up with two men who claim to be a duke and a king! And that’s before Jim gets captured by none other than Tom Sawyer’s aunt...
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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 Bernard Capes
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LibriVox recording of At a Winter's Fire by Bernard Capes. Read in English by Saint Ananda; drwebber; Joe Selah; Matt Tantillo; K.T.B.; Phil Aldred; Nemo This is a book of stories by Bernard Capes to entertain you if you should find yourself in a cozy chair by the fireplace during the short dark days of winter. - 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...
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by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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LibriVox recording of The Astonishing History of Troy Town by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch. Read in English by Simon Evers A humorous story about some of the extraordinary inhabitants of a British seaside town. - Summary by Simon Evers 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 Horatio Alger, Jr.
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LibriVox recording of Ben, the Luggage Boy; or, Among the Wharves (version 2) by Horatio Alger, Jr.. Read in English by Tori Faulder. A young boy named Ben runs away to make a life of his own in the big city. He learns very quickly that this will be a lot harder than his imagination prepared him for. Summary by Tori Faulder 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 Josephine Brown
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LibriVox recording of Biography of an American Bondman, By His Daughter by Josephine Brown. Read in English by Jim Locke Josephine Brown's Biography of an American Bondsman faithfully follows the trajectory of her father's life as previously explored in his own narratives. She distills and summarizes the major revelatory moments of his autobiography while she also incorporates new anecdotal information and offers her own perspective on Brown's life. Whereas her biography draws frequently from...
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by C. J. Dennis
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LibriVox recording of Bill & Doreen's Married Life by C. J. Dennis. Read in English by Son of the Exiles "Bill & Doreen's Married Life (Selections from "Doreen")" is the sequel to "Bill & Doreen's Courtship" and "Bill & Doreen Get Hitched", the latter two being "Selections from 'The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke'". "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke" is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The work...
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by Wyndham Lewis; Henri Gaudier-Brzeska; Edward Wadsworth
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LibriVox recording of BLAST No. 1 by Wyndham Lewis; Henri Gaudier-Brzeska; Edward Wadsworth. Read in English by Phil Benson BLAST, edited by Wyndham Lewis and subtitled 'Review of the Great British Vortex', was the magazine of the short-lived Vorticist movement in British art. Influenced by Cubism and Futurism, and Imagism in literature, the Vorticists embraced all things modern and veered towards abstraction. The first issue of BLAST was published, with its distinctive puce cover and bold...
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LibriVox recording of Attitude by Hal Clement. Read in English by Phil Chenevert They had been captured, but by whom? And why where they allowed to build anything they wanted to escape? The space cruiser was powerful and built to fight anything in the galaxy, but somehow, in the empty rift between galaxies, they had been rendered helpless and brought to this prison. Even stranger was that their captors had not harmed any of them at all, used no weapons and allowed them to use all equipment...
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LibriVox recording of The Boy Scouts Through the Big Timber by St. George Henry Rathborne. Read in English by AnthonyJackson; Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan; declanreads; Shasta The Silver Fox Patrol is out in the Rocky Mountains, camping in the Big Timber. Many adventures await these boys, including a dunking in the river, an adventure involving a grizzly bear, and the appearance of some timber cruisers up to no good. Herbert Carter is one of the many pseudonyms of St. George Rathborne. (Summary by...
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LibriVox recording of Brother Francis - Or, Less than the Least, by Eileen Douglas. Read in English by Tom Hirsch The following pages have been written by my request with a view to making the Soldiers of The Salvation Army somewhat familiar with the life-story of one of the most remarkable men this world has ever seen. While many and varied will be the opinions respecting the methods employed by Francis of Assisi, and while some will doubtless strongly dissent from these methods, yet I think no...
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LibriVox recording of 2 Kings, Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by Mark Penfold In the First Book of Samuel, the people of Israel asked for an earthly king so it could be just like the other nations, a king to fight its battles and lead the people to glory. But, as this Second Book of the Kings makes quite clear, that demand was a mistake. God was their king, and told the people through his prophet, Samuel, about the demands their kings would make upon them, good or evil. As the old...
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LibriVox  LibriVox reading of Levitico by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull El libro de Levítico comienza con el pueblo de Israel al pie del Monte Sinaí. La gloria del Señor acababa de llenar el tabernáculo (Éxodo 40: 34-38) y ahora Dios le dijo a Moisés que instruyera a los sacerdotes levitas y al pueblo de Israel con respecto a los sacrificios, ofrendas y adoración, la ordenación de Aarón y sus hijos, limpieza ceremonial , las fiestas y días santos, el Día de la Expiación,...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 05: Acts by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by Larry Wilson; Adrian Stephens; KevinS; juddmoss An English translation made as closely to the original languages and idioms as possible - Summary from the book itself 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 Book of Judith by King James Version (KJV). Read in English by ancientchristian The Book of Judith is included in the Septuagint (the Greek form of the Old Testament) and has been retained in Catholic and Orthodox Christian Bibles, but was eventually excluded from the Hebrew canon and assigned by Protestants to their apocrypha. The story relates how a Jewish widow, Judith, uses her beauty and charm to destroy an Assyrian general sent by the great Nabuchodonosor...
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by Florence Holbrook
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Nature Myths (Version 2) by Florence Holbrook. Read in English by Julian Pratley; Shriya; Noori; Leannie Rach; Owlivia; Lily; Matea Bracic; Lily Ellis; Gini Pug; Ritu Aarcee; Chloe West; Alan Mapstone; Kathleen Moore; Evan Mantler; Jenn Broda; Daniel Johnson-Carter; leenaaaa; Shy; mleigh; Annie Cheng; rakpinay These delightful stories about how natural things began are drawn from the early folk-lore of many races. The wonderful explanations of the phenomena of...
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LibriVox recording of Apology (Version 3) by Plato (Πλάτων). Read in Ancient Greek by Ἑλένη Κεμικτσή Ἡ Πλάτωνος Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους ἐντάσσεται στὰ πλαίσια τῶν ἐργασιῶν πού ξεκίνησα ἐδῶ καὶ χρόνια στὴν ἰστοσελίδα μου Projet Homere (Σχέδιο Ὁμήρου (γιὰ τὴν ἑλληνικὴ γλῶσσα στὸ σύνολό της)) - http://www.projethomere.com Ἡ...
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by Grace Ellery Channing
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14  recordings of Any Woman To A Soldier by Grace Ellery Channing. This was the Remembrance Week Poetry project for  November 4, 2018. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Darren Greer; Eva Davis; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Graham Scott; Lee Ann Howlett; Nan Dodge; Nemo; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Tomas Peter and Winston Tharp. Grace Ellery Channing was a writer and poet who published often in The Land of Sunshine. Channing began her career as a writer by...
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by Woodes Rogers
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LibriVox recording of A Cruising Voyage Around the World by Woodes Rogers. Read in English by Jim Rowland; KHand; Pamela Nagami; S S Kim; timli; Wayne Anderson First to the South-seas, Thence to the East-Indies, and Homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and Finish'd in 1711. Containing a Journal of All the Remarkable Transactions; Particularly, of the Taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco Ship, and Other Prizes; an Account of Alexander Selkirk's Living Alone Four Years and...
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by Eric Mackay
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LibriVox recording of A Lover's Litanies by Eric Mackay. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Nemo This is a volume of ten special love poems. - 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 to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (44MB)
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by Anna Hempstead Branch
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Mother's Song by Anna Hempstead Branch. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  May 3, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Frank249942; Garfield Francisco Dsouza; Gyan Moorthy; Graham Scott; Kailey G.; Larry Wilson; cavaet; Nemo; Phil Schempf; rwraptor; socks4tay and Soumya. A tribute to Mothers everywhere. Taken from The shoes that danced, and other poems by Anna Hempstead Branch, (pub. 1905) (...
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by Igor Severyanin
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LibriVox recording of Ананасы в шампанском by Igor Severyanin. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Mожет быть, наиболее известный сборник Игоря-Северянина. За 1915-1918 гг. сборник выдержал 5 изданий. - Summary by Mark Chulsky 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 Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Amethyst Cross by Fergus Hume. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Things look bleak for Lesbia Hales. Her father does not let her marry the man she loves. Her mother is dead. She has to keep secrets in order to promote what she wants for herself. One day, her lover, George Walker, is injured in her home and someone stole the expensive amethyst cross. Who could have done that and why? - Summary by Stav Nisser. For further information, including links to online...
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by Laurence Hope
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Among the Rice Fields by Laurence Hope This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 16, 2020. Read in English by Alix Grace; Bruce Kachuk; bobmuir3; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; EliseDee; Newgatenovelist; ELDN; citizen77; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; James Egalsson; KristyM; Kappie; Lee Ann Howlett; leleary; MimiAdele; Cavaet; Peter Yearsley; Quin Herron and Asha. Violet Nicolson was an English poet who wrote under the pseudonym...
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by George William Cox
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LibriVox recording of The Crusades by George William Cox. Read in English by Pamela Nagami The Crusades were a series of religious wars fought between 1096 and 1272 to recover the Holy Land from Islamic rule. According to the Latin Church, Crusaders were penitent pilgrims whose sins were forgiven. British historian, George Cox, writes of the churchmen, great and small, who inspired the Crusades, of the warriors who left families and lands behind, of the wily Venetian merchants and Byzantine...
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LibriVox recording of The Confessions of Nat Turner, The Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton VA. by Thomas R. Gray. Read in English by Joel Kindrick This is a detailed description of the massacre that took place on August 21-23, 1831 that became known as Nat Turner's Rebellion. Nat Turner himself relates the events to the author from his jail cell in November of 1831 just days before he is hanged for his crimes. - Summary by Joel Kindrick For further information, including links to...
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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 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 Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Chunky, the Happy Hippo by Richard Barnum. Read in English by Blake Glover; Vesk; Shasta; mleigh; Margaret This is another in the Kneeland Animal Stories by Richard Barnum. Follow the many adventures of the little Chunky Hippo from his home in Africa to the circus. - Summary by Larry Wilson 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 Kendrick Bangs
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LibriVox recording of Cobwebs from a Library Corner by John Kendrick Bangs. Read in English by April6090; Larry Wilson; oogiesragdoll; Kirill D; Sarah Brown; nighthawks; B L Newman; ChadH94; Tasniim; Caroline Kiley; thestorygirl; Pseudonymous Nerd; Rachel Marie; Austin Heath; KevinS; Kathleen Moore This is a book of 57 sections divided into 2 parts. The first part is comprised of 26 poems & the second part concludes with 31 assorted stories & otherwise. John Kendrick Bangs had been...
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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 Terence
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LibriVox recording of Heautontimorumenos; the Self-Tormentor by Terence. (Translated by Henry Thomas Riley.) Read in English by ToddHW; Tomas Peter; MichaelMaggs; Adrian Stephens; alanmapstone; Larry Wilson; Sonia; Nemo; TJ Burns; Leanne Yau; Eva Davis; B L Newman Terence's six plays are comedies written while he was a slave to a Roman senator. In this one, a severe father compels his son Clinia, in love with Antiphila, to go abroad to the wars; and repenting of what has been done, torments...
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LibriVox recording of Herbals, Their Origin and Evolution: A Chapter in the History of Botany by Agnes Arber. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Eminent British botanist Agnes Arber provides an authoritative history of printed Herbals -- books widely used in early modern Europe to catalogue the uses of different kinds of plants. While Herbals often reflected pre-scientific and magical beliefs about the properties of plants, Arber's work reveals that they were also critical to the early development of...
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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 Violet Jacob
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LibriVox recording of Flemington (version 2) by Violet Jacob. Read in English by Elin Archie Flemington, a spy in Government service during the 1745 Jacobite rising, is sent to investigate the suspected rebel James Logie. Despite the secrets and enmities between them, the two men form a lasting connection. But when the war comes to its bitter end, and they are forced to choose between honouring that connection, and their military duty, what will they do? (Summary by Elin) For further...
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by George William Foote
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LibriVox recording of Flowers of Freethought (Second Series) by George William Foote. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers The Freethinker , founded in 1881 was one of the first secular humanist magazines, and also one of the oldest surviving one, moving online only in 2014. It was founded by G. W. Foote, who was its chief editor for 34 years and stated the magazine's purpose as The Freethinker is an anti-Christian organ, and must therefore be chiefly aggressive. It will wage relentless war...
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by Charles Warren Stoddard
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LibriVox recording of In The Footprints Of The Padres by Charles Warren Stoddard. Read in English by David Wales The American Charles Warren Stoddard (1843–1909) wrote travel books quite popular in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This third enlarged edition (1912) of his book more about California in general, in historia, and in memoria rather than her missions contains essays not included in the previous editions. “Charles Warren Stoddard was possessed of unique literary...
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by Elphinstone Dayrell
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LibriVox recording of Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa by Elphinstone Dayrell . Read in English by Farnood; PhyllisV; Stefan Von Blon; Anita Sloma-Martinez; ceekay; Kathrine Engan; JT; Paul Brian Stewart; John; Elizabeth Jenkins; Jordan Cline; Tim van der Scheer; Mary Frances; Nan Dodge A collection of folk stories and fairy tales from Southern Nigeria gathered by Elphinstone Dayrell, deputy commissioner of the region when the book was published. - Summary by Elsie Selwyn For...
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LibriVox recording of Frostiana: or a history of the River Thames in a frozen state by George Davis. Read in English by Lewis Fletcher The frost fair of 1814 began on 1 February, and lasted four days. A printer named George Davis published a 124-page book, "Frostiana; or a History of the River Thames in a Frozen State". The entire book was type-set and printed in Davis's printing stall, which had been set up on the frozen Thames. The book is a written history of London's frost fairs,...
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by Gene Stratton-Porter
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LibriVox recording of Freckles (Version 2) by Gene Stratton-Porter. Read in English by Murray Rupp; Rita Boutros; Elsie Selwyn; Elijah Fisher; James Wood ; Roger Swarey; MrsLSid; SopB Freckles is a young man who has been raised since infancy in a Chicago orphanage. His one dream is to find a job, a place to belong and people who accept him despite his youth and the disability of having only one hand. He finds this place in the Limberlost Swamp, as a Limberlost guard of precious timber. In the...
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by Charles Waddell Chesnutt
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LibriVox recording of Frederick Douglass A Biography by Charles Waddell Chesnutt. Read in English by KirksVoice Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass became one of America's great icons. He escaped slavery to become one of our great abolitionists, statesman, writer, orator, all around social reformer and intellectual of our time. He was born in 1818 in the state of Maryland. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Mary E. Blain
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LibriVox recording of Games for Hallow-e'en by Mary E. Blain. Read in English by Nedge This charming book starts with a brief history of Hallowe'en. There are sample invitations for a Halloween (or Hallowe'en) party, decorations, and then many party games. A number of them have to do with who your future mate might be, although there are games and activities for younger children as well. All games seem to utilize common household objects, like sewing needles, pencils and paper, apples, and...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 044 by Various. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, the sound of a monstrous howl, and the occasional touch of wonder. You may also feel more jumpy tonight than usual. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 040 by Various. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Revenge, fear, petrifying stress, mystery, and a small dose of humor, but don't let your guard down... Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, the sound of a monstrous howl, and the occasional touch of wonder. You may also feel more jumpy tonight than...
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by Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of The Great Diamond Syndicate by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by Nancy Gorgen Nick Carter is a fictional detective who first appeared in 1886 in dime store novels. Over the years, different authors, all taking the nom de plume Nicholas Carter, have penned stories featuring "America's greatest detective". Nick is approached by a young friend with a sorry tale to tell. His inheritance from his father, some valuable diamonds, have been stolen, his uncle murdered...
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by Francis Whiting Halsey
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LibriVox recording of Great Epochs in American History, Volume II by Francis Whiting Halsey. Read in English by BettyB; Jddykst; Marcia Eppich-Harris; Bill Mosley; skgm1010 ; Michele Fry; Larry Wilson; Rita Boutros; realisticspeakers; H. Anne Schwarz; MFD32; Kyle Donelan; Ciufi Galeazzi; KevinS This is the second volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the building of the Panama Canal. In large part, events composing each...
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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 Alan E. Nourse
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LibriVox recording of Gold In The Sky by Alan E. Nourse. Read in English by KirksVoice Discover the betrayal, murder, fortunes made and lost by miners in Mars's asteroid belt. - Summary by kirk202 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (113MB)
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by C. J. Dennis
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LibriVox recording of Digger Smith by C. J. Dennis. Read in English by Son of the Exiles “Digger Smith” is a series of narrative poems about an Australian soldier coming home in the closing months of the Great War minus a leg and with “ANZAC eyes” ... what a later war would call “The Thousand Yard Stare”. Despite his post-traumatic stress disorder, Digger Smith sets about ministering to everybody’s troubles but his own ... his internal conviction that his amputee status will make...
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by Eva March Tappan
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LibriVox recording of Diggers in the Earth by Eva March Tappan. Read in English by April6090 This book of 11 knowledgeable chapters is a good read for teaching children just how important their thoughts can be. Eva March Tappan has decided to inform her readers by showing them just how that can happen. - Summary by Adr  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 W. S. Gilbert
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LibriVox recording of Engaged by W. S. Gilbert. Read in English by Matthew Reece; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; KHand; Sonia; Craig Franklin; MichaelMaggs; skypigeon; Emmi Kranz; Lydia; Jenn Broda This comedy is by Gilbert on his own without Sullivan. "Listen to me. You love this girl?" "I love her sir, a'most as weel as I love mysel' !" "Then reflect how you are standing in the way of her prosperity." "Sir, I'm puir on pocket, but I've a rich hairt." - Summary...
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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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LibriVox recording of Fausto. Primera parte by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. (Translated by Guillermo English.) Read in Spanish by Epachuko Uno de los más grandes clásicos de la literatura, leyenda atemporal, escrita por el más universal de los alemanes: J.W. Goethe. Su influencia en todas las artes ha sido y es mayúscula. En esta versión hemos prescindido del extenso prólogo de Juan Valera, aunque a él le debemos la traducción y adaptación de las partes en verso que pretenden compensar...
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by Sir William Osler
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LibriVox recording of The Evolution of Modern Medicine by Sir William Osler. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is the manuscript of Sir William Osler's lectures on the "Evolution of Modern Medicine," delivered at Yale University in 1913. Here, the father of modern clinical medicine provides a brief introduction to the history of medicine from its origin to modern developments, such as the rise of preventive medicine. Originally written for the general public, the classic...
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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 Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
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LibriVox recording of Fairy Fingers by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie. Read in English by Kelly S. Taylor Madelaine is the poor cousin of the aristocratic de Gramont family in France of the 1850’s. She is cherished by the beautiful young Bertha and secretly the beloved of the handsome Maurice, but she is barely tolerated by the haughty old countess. When her uncle’s scheming manages to cause a serious rift within the family, Madelaine finds she must rely on the skill of her “fairy fingers”...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Europe and Elsewhere by Mark Twain. Read in English by John Greenman This collection of articles came from Mark Twain's travels and experiences abroad. While many had been previously published, there also were many that had never before seen the light of day...which one reviewer said had never been Twain's intent for them, having consigned them to obscurity. With introductory essays by Brander Matthews and Albert Bigelow Paine, the book paints a clear picture of the...
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by Alexander Pushkin
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LibriVox recording of Евгений Онегин (Eugene Onegin) by Alexander Pushkin. Read in Russian by Xenium5 This novel in verses is an example of Russian classic literature. The plot tells about young nobleman moving to country from St. Petersburg, driving there not only by mansion inheritance from his uncle but by the spleen, to find friendship and love which will turn out disappointing and even a tragedy. The main charm of the text is in its verses - the stanza consisted of 14 lines...
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by Mary Augusta Ward
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LibriVox recording of Delia Blanchflower by Mary Augusta Ward. Read in English by Simon Evers Delia Blanchflower’s father has died, leaving her a considerable inheritance. However, she has become caught up in the militant wing of the Suffragist movement and has come under the spell of Gertrude Marvell, one of the leaders of the movement. Because he strongly disapproves, Delia’s father has put his money in trust until she is older. He has appointed an old friend – Mark Winnington – as...
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by Andrew Carnegie
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LibriVox recording of The Empire of Business by Andrew Carnegie. Read in English by volunteer readers. This collection of essays by Scottish-American steel industrialist Andrew Carnegie, gathered from various periodicals and first published in book form in 1902, provides insight into one of history’s richest and most notable entrepreneurs/philanthropists. Carnegie shares his outlook on the economic situation in America at the turn of the 20th century, the state of the US oil, coal, rail, and...
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by Pope St Pius X
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LibriVox recording of Encyclical Letters of Pope St. Pius X by Pope St Pius X. Read in English by Larry Wilson; KevinS; Ann Boulais; Russ Hobbs; andreabertelli ; Gregg; Ken Masters; Algy Pug During his eleven year pontificate (1903-1914) Pope St. Pius X wrote 16 encyclicals. The subjects ranged from saints, The Immaculate Conception, The Restoration of All Things in Christ, Catholic Social Action, and more. This is collection of 14 out of the 16 encyclicals that he authored. His most well known...
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by Molière
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LibriVox recording of George Dandin, ou Le mari confondu by Molière. Read in French by a full cast. George Dandin soupçonne sa femme de le tromper avec un galant. Mais il a beau s'enrager et essayer de convaincre ses beaux-parents de la trahison, à chaque coup qu'il veut les surprendre en flagrant-délit, les amants s'en tirent de l'affaire. Une farce tragi-comique de la plume de Molière, qui lui-même jouait le rôle du mari cocu dans la première mise-en-scène. - Summary by Sonia...
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LibriVox recording of A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English Language, Volume I by George Lillie Craik. Read in English by Grant Hicks; Jim Locke The History of English Literature and Language may be recommended to the student as a guide always sure, and as satisfactory as its limits will admit, to the gathered harvest of a thousand years -- from ALFRED the Great to VICTORIA -- now existing in a language radically identical for the whole of that period, the common...
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by Allen Chaffee
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LibriVox recording of Chinook the Cinnamon Cub by Allen Chaffee. Read in English by Larry Wilson; John Anderson; Astronollie; Dick Bourgeois-Doyle; Valentina Vocelli; Connie Carrasco Jasper Allen Chaffee is author of numerous children's books including the Fuzz Wuzz series and a popular rendition of Hiawatha as well as The World of Oz. Here we join the adventures of a the mischievous cub bear, Cinnamon. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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