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by Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
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LibriVox recording of Our Little Brazilian Cousin by Mary F. Nixon-Roulet. Read in English by KevinS A part of a series introducing young people to the lives of others from various countries. This book recounts the adventures and experiences of Affonso, a Brazilian boy. - 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...
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by Aristotle
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LibriVox recording of On the Parts of Animals by Aristotle. (Translated by William Ogle.) Read in English by Geoffrey Edwards On the Parts of Animals (Greek: ΠΕΡΙ ΖΩΩΝ ΜΟΡΙΩΝ; Latin: De Partibus Animalium) by Aristotle (ΑΡΙΣΤΟΤΕΛΗΣ). The first book asks whether animals were designed or came into existence by chance. The remaining three books focus on particular examples of various animals and the functions of their organs. The translator William Ogle, who was both a...
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by Don Marquis
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LibriVox recording of The Old Soak, and Hail And Farewell by Don Marquis. Read in English by volunteer readers. Published in 1921 (Prohibition went into effect in January 1920), "Hail and Farewell" is a collection of poems in honour of alcohol, drunkenness, and all things related. In "The Old Soak", an old codger grumbles and connives to get alcohol in the age of Prohibition. Part is narrative, and part is installments from The Old Soak's papers. “I'm writing a diary. A...
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by Francis Marion Crawford
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LibriVox recording of Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by Francis Marion Crawford. Read in English by Angelique G. Campbell; Joseph DeNoia; mlcui; Lucretia B. Khaled is a powerful jinn, or genius, but he has a good heart. When he sees that Zehowah, the beautiful, virtuous daughter of the king is about to accept a foreign prince as husband, who lied about converting to Islam, he takes the law into his own hands and kills the prince. When the pair is confronted by an Angel, Khaled begs to be made into a...
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by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
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LibriVox recording of The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey. Read in English by Judi Mason This is the third book of the Pixie O’Shaughnessy trilogy. In a story of love lost and found, Pixie matures from an inexperienced young lass into a wise woman. - Summary by Judith Mason 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...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Love's Language, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  March 17, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Campbell Schelp; Damien Defensor; Foon; Greg Giordano; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Larry Wilson; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Skip Gaul; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and William Allan Jones. One of Ella Wheeler Wilcox's most beautiful and passionate poems, originally published in her book, Poems Of Passion, 1883....
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 25 recordings of At A Lunar Eclipse by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  January 27, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; Caroline Sears; Dean Rogers; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Lynne Schroeder; Ian King; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Ariphron; Kathryn Cummins; Kate Vaws; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Lynda Marie Neilson; SlowCyclist1; Nan Dodge; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; TerribleTy27; tovarisch and...
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by Arnold Bennett
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LibriVox recording of The Loot Of Cities by Arnold Bennett. Read in English by David Wales Published in 1917, this is a collection of a novella and seven short stories by one of the cleverest authors of the early twentieth century. ‘In Queen's Quorum (1951), a survey of crime fiction, Ellery Queen listed Bennett's The Loot of Cities among the 100 most important works in the genre. This collection of stories recounts the adventures of a millionaire who commits crimes to achieve his idealistic...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Mabel Ross, the Sewing Girl by Unknown. Read in English by Jennifer Fournier Orphaned Mabel struggles to raise her sisters by working as a sewing girl for long hours and low wages. She meets her challenges with a calm steady faith while her younger sister chafes against the injustice of their lot in life. She is determined to uncover the mystery she thinks is lurking behind their misfortune. This book will appeal to those who love intimate family dramas, light mysteries,...
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by George Griffith
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LibriVox recording of A Mayfair Magician; a Romance of Criminal Science by George Griffith. Read in English by dg73; James K. White; Kristine Bekere; ToddHW; Campbell Schelp; Peter Block; DavidReader; Jacob Paul Starr; Alirrae; Aaron White; David Bear; Frirgan Our narrator, a researcher, finds himself snowed in at a Scottish prison. The resident doctor, an observer of criminal psychology, offers him hospitality and entertainment in the form of this story, an account of the bizarre case of a...
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by Guy de Maupassant
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LibriVox recording of Pierre & Jean by Guy de Maupassant. (Translated by Clara Bell.) Read in English by Lee Smalley This short novel’s titular characters are brothers. An old family friend dies, leaving without explanation his entire fortune to Jean, the younger brother. Pierre, the protagonist, is puzzled, jealous, and increasingly bitter. A bequest, a secret, a major decision. This, Maupassant’s fourth novel, is considered by many to be his finest. (Lee Smalley) For further...
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by Douglas B. Armstrong ; W.H.A. Williams
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LibriVox recording of Postage stamps of war (1854-1914) by Douglas B. Armstrong ; W.H.A. Williams. Read in English by KevinS A very brief introduction to postal stamps used and issued during times of war. The principal focus might be said to be placed upon the Great War which just erupted in Europe and across much of the globe. - 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...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children by Various. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson A book of poems grouped by subject by various authors, some well known, some not. Lots of fun poems to listen to at bedtime! ( Lynda Marie Neilson) 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...
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by Charles Lyell
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LibriVox recording of Principles of Geology by Charles Lyell. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a book by the Scottish geologist Charles Lyell, first published in 3 volumes in 1830–1833. Lyell used geology throughout as a basis to strengthen his argument for Uniformitarianism. He used geological proof to determine that the Earth was older than 6,000...
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox recording of The Poems of Madison Cawein Vol 3 by Madison Cawein. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Daryl Horton; Phil Schempf; Mira Eagle ; nighthawks; Stefan Von Blon; rumpledpoetry; Greg Giordano; Matthew D. Robinson; Cornel Nemes; William Mosqueda; Foon; ChadH94; Lynda Marie Neilson; M.H. Herlove; Aleacia Messiah; Bruce Kachuk; Sophia Kaushik; Elsie Selwyn; The Letter A; Sonia; Kathleen Moore This is Volume 3: Nature Poems of the collected works of Madison Julius Cawein, an American...
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LibriVox recording of Владислав Ходасевич, Стихи и Переводы by Vladislav Khodasevich. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Владислав Ходасевич (1886 - 1939) — русский поэт, критик, мемуарист и историк литературы, пушкинист. Отец поэта был из польских дворян, мать из крещеной еврейской семьи. Отсюда его интерес как к...
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by Bertrand Russell
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LibriVox recording of The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism by Bertrand Russell. Read in English by Landon D. C. Elkind This book records Bertrand Russell's impressions of the new regime after a 1920 visit to Russia following the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, including his meetings with Lenin, Trostky, and Gorky. It includes a chapter that was authored by Dora Black, educational theorist and feminist author, and Russell's spouse. This chapter was unfortunately removed in the second edition, which...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 192 by Various. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Larry Wilson; Helen Z. Ferrara; Dale Grothmann; KevinS; Winston Tharp; Newgatenovelist; William Mosqueda; Craig Campbell; Mike Overby; Tomas Peter; Cammie Vavich; Sonia; Adam Gibbons; Matt Bishop; rumpledpoetry; Josh Kibbey; Delena; Stefan Von Blon This is a collection of 48 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2019. For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Hugh Smith
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LibriVox recording of A Treatise on Foreign Teas by Hugh Smith. Read in English by Larry Wilson; bpgower98; Jamie Todd; jenno; BettyB; Kathleen Moore What would England be without tea? It is difficult to imagine, but there was a time in which tea was not quite as ubiquitous in Europe as it is today. This 1780 treatise contains some interesting observations on how tea was prepared at the time, and what the benefits of tea were described to be. - Summary by Carolin For further information,...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of Trelawny of the Wells by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by a full cast. A theater, various actors and actresses, their admirers, financial backers, etc. The star Rose Trelawny wants to leave the stage for love, but it is not an easy thing to fit into conventional society after a life onstage. And not easy to go back to the stage either. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Tom Wrench: Tomas Peter Ferdinand Gadd: Roger Melin James Telfer: Patrick Wallace Augustus Colpoys:...
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by Emily Dickinson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of A Thunder-Storm by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 6, 2019.   Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; Newgatenovelist; dfrakk; fshort; Graham Scott; Kessie; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Nemo; SierraN; Sarah Brown and Tomas Peter. A tribute to autumn storms. - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Harry Chase Brearley
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LibriVox recording of Time Telling Through the Ages by Harry Chase Brearley. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. A history of timekeeping from the stone age through to American mass production, covering timepieces from the sundial and water clock through the key inventions driving advances in the accuracy of clocks and watches in both Europe and America. The book was conceived and sponsored by the Ingersoll Family as a celebration of their then 25 years of watchmaking. - Summary by Chris Cartwright...
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by Thomas Nelson Page
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LibriVox recording of Tommy Trot's Visit to Santa Claus by Thomas Nelson Page. Read in English by Tom Hirsch A charming tale about an Tommy, affluent Virginia boy who always gets what he wants at Christmas, only to discover his toys never make him quite happy. He begins to take pity on his poor neighbor Johnny, and slowly understands than only by giving can one find true happiness. - Summary by Miles Smith For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Johanna Spyri
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LibriVox recording of Toni, the Little Woodcarver by Johanna Spyri. (Translated by Helen B. Dole.) Read in English by Rainee. Toni is a little boy who discovers a love for woodcarving. When tragedy strikes and his father dies, Toni does all he can to help his mother Elsbeth. He sets his dream aside to become a woodcarver when the cost to pursue it is out of their means. The only job available for the boy is as a herdsman in the mountains. Cut off from the home he loves, he suffers tremendously...
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by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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LibriVox recording of Sandhya, Songs of Twilight by Dhan Gopal Mukerji. Read in English by Anusha Iyer; Josh Kibbey; Bruce Kachuk; Stefan Von Blon; Peter Yearsley Dhan Gopal Mukerji wrote Sandhya, Songs of Twilight while in San Francisco, as a way to support himself and pay for his college education. This collection of poems has several references to his homeland, India. In 1928, Mukerji was awarded the John Newbery Medal. - Summary by Wikipedia and Anusha For further information, including...
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by Hermann Hesse
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LibriVox recording of Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse. Read in English by Peter Kuhn A major preoccupation of Hesse in writing Siddhartha was to cure his "sickness with life" (Lebenskrankheit) by immersing himself in Indian philosophy such as that expounded in the Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita. The reason the second half of the book took so long to write was that Hesse "had not experienced that transcendental state of unity to which Siddhartha aspires. In an attempt to do so,...
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LibriVox recording of Silver Chimes in Syria: Glimpses of a Missionary's Experiences by William S. Nelson . Read in English by Larry Wilson; Joseph Barbaccia; Joseph Tabler; Ruth P.; Lucretia B.; KevinS; Elsie Selwyn; Diana Majlinger; Henrieke; Farrah William S. Nelson, D.D., was appointed as a missionary to Syria by the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, USA in 1888. In this short works, as the title suggests, he gives glimpses into his life as a missionary against the...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 032. Read in English by Nan Dodge; Nemo; Tony Scheinman; Liz Van Kleeck; Rafe Ball; annehaviland; Angelique G. Campbell; Mike Golczynski; John Van Stan; Malthus; Colleen McMahon; melaniebjensen 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...
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LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica - 13 Tertia Pars, The Saviour: His Incarnation and His Salvific Acts by Saint Thomas Aquinas. (Translated by The Fathers of the English Dominican Province.) Read in English by M.S.C. Lambert, LC The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners and a compilation of all of the main...
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by Richard Gordon Smith
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LibriVox recording of Ancient Tales and Folklore of Japan by Richard Gordon Smith. Read in English by Stefan Von Blon; Lynda Marie Neilson; David McKay; realisticspeakers; melaniebjensen; Maria Melodia Queri; Josh Kibbey; Angelique G. Campbell; lcastleb1; Rob Marland; Vlad Amelchuck; Colleen McMahon Tales of Folklore are often of special interest. Anything may happen to ordinary mortals in the world painted by folklore. But it becomes even more interesting when you dive into folklore of places...
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by Charles H. Spurgeon
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LibriVox recording of Talks To Farmers by Charles H. Spurgeon. Read in English by Lauren Randall. This is a collection of nineteen sermons given by the Baptist preacher, Charles Spurgeon, using illustrations from rural settings. (Summary by Lauren Randall) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton
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LibriVox recording of A Little Book of St. Francis & His Brethren by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Susan Morin; John; Kristine Bekere A Little Book of St. Francis and His Brethren presents with superlative charm the great simplicities and eternal verities in the life of St Francis. The author EM Wilmot Buxton is already well known for valuable work in making vivid the lives God's heroes. The Little Book will be found delightful by both children and adults. (Adapted...
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by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
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LibriVox recording of The Cartels Jungle by Irving E. Cox, Jr.. Read in English by Scotty Smith In most ideally conceived Utopias the world as it exists is depicted as a mushrooming horror of maladjustment, cruelty and crime. In this startlingly original short novel that basic premise is granted, but only to pave the way for an approach to Utopia over a highway of the mind so daringly unusual we predict you'll forget completely that you're embarking on a fictional excursion into the future by...
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by Robert Burns
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Joyful Widower by Robert Burns. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for June 23, 2019. Read in English by Aaron S; ChadH94; Cornel Nemes; David Lawrence; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; NarratorJ; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; umakanda and tovarisch. Most of this song is by Burns: his fancy was fierce with images of matrimonial joy or infelicity, and he had them ever ready at the call of the muse. It was first printed in the Musical...
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by Alice Calhoun Haines
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LibriVox recording of The Luck of the Dudley Grahams by Alice Calhoun Haines. Read in English by Colleen McMahon The Luck of the Dudley Grahams is the story of the four Graham children and their recently widowed mother, trying to make ends meet by taking boarders into their somewhat eccentric home, as told by 17-year-old Elizabeth to her diary. She chronicles their struggles with the boarders, housekeeping on a very tight budget, and the adventures of her three younger siblings. If the category...
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by Robert Sherard
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LibriVox recording of The Real Oscar Wilde by Robert Sherard. Read in English by Rob Marland The Real Oscar Wilde is the third book about the Irish poet and playwright by his earliest and most prolific biographer. Since writing his earlier The Life of Oscar Wilde (1906), Sherard had read Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas's Oscar Wilde and Myself (1914) and the unexpurgated manuscript of Wilde's De Profundis. - Summary by Rob Marland For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Egerton Castle
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LibriVox recording of The Pride of Jennico by Egerton Castle. Read in English by Sylviamb [quote] "The death of a patriarch, unexpected inheritance of a second son, dark and stormy castle, faithful retainers, scary governess who never speaks, star-crossed lovers -- I could go on, but that would involve spoilers! All you'd want and expect from a gothic romance. One more thing -- real men do cry!" (summary by sylviamb) [/quote] For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Grace Livingston Hill
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LibriVox recording of The Search by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by LikeManyWaters “On the day the drafted men march away, Ruth MacDonald catches John Cameron's eye and waves to him. In the excitement of the moment they both forget the social barriers that lie between them and only remember they were schoolmates as children. From this a friendship develops that has far-reaching results. To Ruth, spoiled daughter of the rich, comes a new conception of life, of war, of love. To John...
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by Maurice Leblanc
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LibriVox recording of The Secret Tomb by Maurice Leblanc. Read in English by Campbell Schelp 'In Robore Fortuna'. What could these three words mean? Join Dorothy as she works to figure this out while simultaneously parenting orphaned boys. But beware, she may encounter hidden treasures, betrayal, and death along the way. - Summary by Campbell Schelp. 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 Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Story of a Lamb on Wheels by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Nan Dodge The Lamb on Wheels is the third in the series of Make Believe Stories, about toys and dolls, made in the North Pole workshop of Santa Claus, who find themselves in toy stores, where they "make believe come to life," have games and adventures, and then hopefully go home with a boy or a girl. Does the Lamb on Wheels find her special boy or girl? Have a listen, and find out! - Summary by...
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by William Wordsworth
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Tables Turned; an Evening Scene by William Wordsworth. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 28, 2019. Read in English by Brenda J. Davis; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Cornel Nemes; Jim Gallagher; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Hopeforce1; Ian King; kwunder; KevinS; Larry Wilson; Mayah; Ryan Fink and tovarisch. Our author is urging his friend to quit his books, get outdoors and appreciate nature. ( David Lawrence ) For further information,...
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by Howard Carter and A. C. Mace
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LibriVox recording of The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen Vol. 1 by Howard Carter and A. C. Mace Read in English by Availle. On 26 November 1922, after eight years of work in the Valley of the Kings, archeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen, a pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (around 1300 BCE). Different than all the tombs hitherto excavated, this was the first to be virtually undisturbed, and Carters words on a first look into the tomb "Yes, wonderful things!" have gone down...
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by Don Marquis
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LibriVox  recording of The Tom-Cat by Don Marquis.  This was the Fortnighjty Poetry project for June 23, 2019. Read in English by Anita Sloma-Martinez; Brian Dirkx; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Cornel Nemes; Newgatenovelist; dfrakk; Foon; Gwendolyn Gorham; Graham Scott; Harshita K; Ian King; KevinS; Larry Wilson; mlcui; M. E. Allen; Michele Fry; NarratorJ; Peter Yearsley; Rebecca Zimmerman; Skip Gaul; leknarf; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and Kudrna. A reflection on the tom-cat. - Summary by KevinS For...
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by Winston Churchill
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LibriVox recording of The Crossing by Winston Churchill. Read in English by Bob R. This is an historical fiction novel. Many real characters of history are included, as well as fictitious ones. The saga takes place in the period slightly before the American Revolution, and extends for some years after that war. It covers the first movement of southern colonists, over the mountains, into Kentucky, then into the lands that would become Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. The battles to take these lands...
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by Adolphus W. Greely
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LibriVox recording of True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely. Read in English by BettyB; Kristine Bekere; Mark Ernest; Martin Shewfelt The Arctic has always been a fascinating area for us. This is true today just as much as in Adolphus Greely's time. In 1912, Greely published this volume of notable Arctic explorations and the explorers. The modern reader can follow a very readable account of the successes and failures of these early explorers comfortably from the...
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by David Kalakaua
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LibriVox recording of The Legends and Myths of Hawaii by David Kalakaua. Read in English by Lynne T; Gloria Keawe; Ellies; Sia Tuinei; Bhavya; KHand; Lynda Marie Neilson A collection of legends and myths of the Hawaiian islands and their 'strange people' as told by His Majesty King Kalakaua, the last king of Hawaii. Introduction, including a history, geography and social and religious commentary on the islands by R.M. Daggett, United States Minister to the Hawaiian Islands 1882-1885. For...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of My First Book (Version 2) by Various. Read in English by Jim Gallagher; Lynne T; jenno; John; Phil Schempf; Kathleen Moore; Lynne Handler; KevinS; Kathrine Engan; Scotty Smith; Chad Jackson; Elijah Fisher Have you ever wondered how your favorite author started on his or her writing career? Did they launch themselves wholeheartedly into literature? Did they slave away every evening after a hard day at the office? Did they devote their golden years to reflect on a life...
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by Susan Archer Weiss
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LibriVox recording of The Home Life of Poe by Susan Archer Weiss. Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi The author of this biography of Poe, Susan Weiss, describes her work as follows: "I have not treated Poe in his character of poet or author, but confined myself to his private home-life, domestic and social, as I have heard it described by Poe's most intimate friends who knew him from infancy—some of them my own relatives—and from my own brief knowledge of him in the last three months of...
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by J. S. Fletcher
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LibriVox recording of The Middle Temple Murder (version 2) by J. S. Fletcher. Read in English by Lynne T A classic English murder mystery story, set in the legal center of London draws the reluctant attention of a journalist as he makes his way home after a long night on the job. But his newshound instincts kick in. Who is the elderly man? What was he doing at the law chambers in the middle of the night? Why had someone seen fit to strike him on the back of the head? As this convoluted tale...
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by Robert Hooke
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LibriVox recording of Micrographia by Robert Hooke. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Published in 1665, this is the first publication of the Royal Society and considered to be the first scientific best-seller. As opposed to the Latin of other publications of the time like Newton's 'Principia Mathematica', it was written in English to make it accessible to all. Robert Hooke uses the then fairly new microscope to cover many different subjects including insects, plants, organic material,...
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by Emilia Pardo Bazán; Vicente Blasco Ibáñez; Benito Pérez Galdós; José Echegaray y Eizaguirre; Ramón del Valle-Inclán
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LibriVox recording of Los mejores cuentos de los mejores autores españoles contemporáneos by Emilia Pardo Bazán; Vicente Blasco Ibáñez; Benito Pérez Galdós; José Echegaray y Eizaguirre; Ramón del Valle-Inclán. Read in Spanish by Epachuko Antología de cuentos cortos en castellano reuniendo gran variedad de autores del siglo XIX , algunos tan destacados como Benito Pérez Galdós, José Echegaray, Emilia Pardo Bazán, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Ramón Valle -Inclán, Joaquín Dicenta,...
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by Mary Earle Hardy
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LibriVox recording of Sea Stories for Wonder Eyes by Mary Earle Hardy. Read in English by Cris Marks; Minn; Elisabeth Holland; BettyB; Brett Boone; SweetHome; April Aymond; Elizabeth Miles; GrimsonB; beckyb Water is fascinating! Which child is not delighted by the sea shore, by rivers, even by puddles in the street? This little book explains to children that a river can cut through rock to weave its way to the sea, how sand is made, and how fish can breathe underwater. Grown-ups may learn some...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Something New for my Little Friends by Unknown. Read in English by Nan Dodge; Ellies; BettyB; Kathleen Moore; Larry Wilson; Emily Isabella; April6090; Foon This is a collection of stories in verse for children. Published in 1866 by an author only known by the initials F.F., these poems teach children the virtues, their duties, and what happens to ill-behaving little boys and girls. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets from the Patagonian: The Street of Little Hotels by Donald Evans. Read in English by Wes Freeman. Sonnets from The Patagonian is a collection of sonnets and the first work published by the short-lived Claire Marie press. Each sonnet is a portrait of someone Evans knows from the Modernist scene just beginning to coalesce in Greenwich Village, and each portrait is dedicated to a completely different acquaintance. (Evans's portraits of his friend Allen Norton are...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 32 recordings of Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  April 23, 2019.    Read in English by Brian Dirkx; Bruce Kachuk; Eunah Choi; Carrie-Lorraine Sherry; Cornel Nemes; Campbell Schelp; Cammie Vavich; David Lawrence; Eva Davis; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Gail Wamba; Ian King; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; KevinS; Larry Wilson; Maria Kasper; Michele Fry; NoelBadrian; Phil Schempf; Peter...
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by Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Simon Evers Harry Heathcote is an English ‘squatter’ who runs a huge sheep station at Gangoil in Queensland, Australia. His wife Mary and her older sister Kate live with him. Giles Medlicott owns a sugar plantation and mill nearby. Two of Harry’s former disgruntled employees, with the aid of other disreputable neighbours the Brownbies, deliberately start a potentially disastrous fire on Harry’s...
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by Samuel Logan Brengle
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LibriVox recording of Helps to Holiness by Samuel Logan Brengle. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Son of the Exiles; pattymarie; M.L. Wize; Devorah Allen; Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas Samuel Logan Brengle was a commissioner in the Salvation Army. His books are known for the practicality, joyfulness and authenticity. His life was spent working with people on the streets, so his insights into the work of the Holy Spirit are relevant to everyday life. His holiness was that of the street, the kitchen,...
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by Barry Pain
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LibriVox recording of Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain. Read in English by Bev J Stevens; Colleen McMahon; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Angelique G. Campbell; DaveWindell; Malachy Orozco; Josh Kibbey; Cornel Nemes; Campbell Schelp; M.B. Price This is a collection of stories by Barry Pain. While not all of these fall squarely into the genre of ghost and horror story, for which the author is so well-known until today, many of them will send chills down the spines of reader and listeners, and all of...
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by Moliere
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LibriVox recording of George Dandin: or The Abashed Husband by Moliere. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by ToddHW; alanmapstone; Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; TJ Burns; Bhavya; MajorToast; Stefan Von Blon "The treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle having been ratified ... and peace being assured ... Louis XIV resolved to give a festival in his favorite gardens of Versailles. Moliere's comedy, George Dandin, formed the chief entertainment." The plot: A wife comes home rather...
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by James Weldon Johnson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Gift To Sing by James Weldon Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  June 9, 2019. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; Cornel Nemes; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; James K. White; KevinS; Nan Dodge; NarratorJ; Sarah Hite; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; tovarisch; lslassor64; Anita Sloma-Martinez and Lee Ann Howlett. James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator,...
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LibriVox recording of The History Teacher's Magazine, Vol. I, No. 5, January 1910 by Various. Read in English by George Allen; Colleen McMahon; realisticspeakers; Larry Wilson; drandall; JasmineF; BettyB. "The History Teacher’s Magazine is devoted to the interests of teachers of History, Civics, and related subjects in the fields of Geography and Economics. It aims to bring to the teacher of these topics the latest news of his profession. It will describe recent methods of history...
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by Ivan Goncharov
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LibriVox recording of Обыкновенная история by Ivan Goncharov.  Read in Russian by tovarisch Обыкновенная история» — роман воспитания, повествующий о взрослении молодого дворянина Александра Адуева. Полный противопоставлений (провинции со столицей, старшего поколения с молодым, и т.п.), роман имел...
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by Homer
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LibriVox recording of Book 20 of Odyssey by Homer. Read in Ancient Greek by Ἑλένη Κεμικτσή Ἡ Ὀδύσσεια τοῦ Ὁμήρου ἐντάσσεται στὰ πλαίσια τῶν ἐργασιῶν πού ξεκίνησα ἐδῶ καὶ μερικὰ χρόνια στὴν ἰστοσελίδα μου Projet Homere (Σχέδιο Ὁμήρου (γιὰ τὴν ἑλληνικὴ γλῶσσα στὸ σύνολό της)) - http://www.projethomere.com Ἡ ἐργασία...
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by Edward Keble Chatterton
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of Piracy by Edward Keble Chatterton. Read in English by Dan Ficklin; Sonia; A. Bryan Johnson; Devorah Allen; Linda Johnson; Ciufi Galeazzi; Kristine Bekere; Joan Windle; ToddHW; Sarah Lorenowich The Library of Romance is a series of books concerning the romance of scientific facts, be it biology, chemistry, history, or politics. This volume is one of history, concerning an account of the known facts of piracy, starting with the vikings, and arching in history...
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by Grégoire Hudry-Menos
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LibriVox recording of La Royale Maison de Savoie by Grégoire Hudry-Menos. Read in French by BeniaminoMassimo; Christiane Jehanne; Martine Grégoire Hudry-Menos, modeste journaliste savoyard, apporte un nouveau point de vue sur l'histoire de la maison de Savoie, montée quelques années plus tôt sur le trône d'Italie. Ces «Études historiques» sont dédiées au roi Victor-Emmanuel II. - Summary by BeniaminoMassimo For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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by Anna (Annie) Allnutt Brassey
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LibriVox recording of A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam', Our Home on the Ocean for Eleven Months by Anna (Annie) Allnutt Brassey. Read in English by Dovie Cross; Kristine Bekere Mrs. Brassey, (in future, Lady Brassey) describes the events and sights of her family's voyage around in the world in 1876-1877 ( Dovie Cross) 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 Davidson
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LibriVox recording of The Testaments of John Davidson by John Davidson. Read in English by kilpatrick83 The oft-maligned Testaments of John Davidson work as a sublime, psychopathic post-Nietzchean (Zarathustra was merely Davidson's springboard into a deeper transcendence) prologue to his impending suicide in 1909. After a warmly receptive life of ballad making and the like (benevolent pedagogy and inclusion in the chintzy Rhymer's Club), a by then poverty-stricken, neglected Davidson could...
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by Frank H. Spearman
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LibriVox recording of Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman. Read in English by Bob R. Whispering Smith, like most of Frank Spearman's western novels (and some non-fiction as well) are set in the world of railroads, in the late 1800's. The main character, Gordon Smith, is a railroad detective; he first appears in this novel, then later in others. This novel was popular enough to be made into film eight times (four being silent) and into a TV series. In this novel, Smith finds that the culprit...
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by George Ethelbert Walsh
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LibriVox recording of White Tail the Deer's Adventures by George Ethelbert Walsh. Read in English by Foon White Tail is the son of Father Buck, who is the leader of the herd. He and his rival Young Black Buck get into all kinds of adventures, but they have to be wary of Puma the Mountain Lion and Timber Wolf! Will White Tail be able to keep away from them and follow in his father's hoofsteps? - Summary by Foon For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Molière
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LibriVox recording of Amphitryon by Molière. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by a full cast. "The history of Amphitryon and Alcmene, or rather the myth of the birth of Hercules, is certainly very old, and is to be found in the literature of different nations." Under Moliere's touch, it becomes "One of the most charming and natural comedies composed in French verse.... Sprightliness and vivacity abound in this comedy...." - Summary by Translator Henri Van...
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Nan Dodge This is the 11th in the original series of books about the Bobbseys -- two sets of twins in one family, solving mysteries and having adventures. Bert and Nan are 12, Flossie and Freddie are six. There is a father who works, a mother who stays home, a cook, a handyman, and an assortment of animals. - Summary by Nan Dodge For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Nikolay Gumilyov
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LibriVox recording of К синей звезде by Nikolay Gumilyov. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Nikolay Gumilyov (1886 - 1921), an influential Russian poet, literary critic, and traveler; co-founder of the Acmeist movement. He was arrested and executed by the Soviet secret police in August 1921. In 1917 he hopelessly fell in love with Elena Dubochet, who was engaged with an American businessman. "To the Blue Star" is a posthumous collection of poems addressed to her....
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by David Cory
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LibriVox recording of Billy Bunny and His Friends by David Cory. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson The story of Billy Bunny and his friends and their adventures together. (Summary by mparker) 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 (83MB)
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by E. T. A. Hoffmann
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LibriVox recording of Casse-noisette et le roi des souris by E. T. A. Hoffmann. (Translated by Émile Gigault de la Bédollière.) Read in French by AidaAida. La veille de Noël Marie reçoit un casse-noisette. À minuit, son cadeau s'anime et l'amène dans un monde peuplé de poupée, de friandise et de parfum de rose. Les petits soldats de bois de son frère Fritz et les jouets qui se trouvent dans l'armoire vitrée du salon familial s'animent aussi. Au même moment, des souris et leur roi à...
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by Jean Toomer
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LibriVox recording of Cane by Jean Toomer. Read in English by Jim Locke. Reading this book, I had a vision of a land, heretofore sunk in the mists of muteness, suddenly rising up into the eminence of song. Innumerable books have been written about the South; some good books have been written in the South. This book is the South. . . . . Part One is the primitive and evanescent world of Georgia. Part Two is the threshing and suffering brown world of Washington. . . . Part Three is Georgia again...
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by George Ethelbert Walsh
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LibriVox recording of Buster the Big Brown Bear by George Ethelbert Walsh. Read in English by Foon. In the seventh volume of the Twilight Animal series, we meet Buster the Bear, a cub who lives in a cave the woods with his mother. After an encounter with an unfriendly forest animal, he gets lost and captured, and has some marvellous adventures with humans. Will he make it back to the forest, or will he end up somewhere else? ( Foon) For further information, including links to online text,...
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by John Charles McNeill
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 22 recordings of A Photograph by John Charles McNeill. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  August 11, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; chuckconvr; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; Christina M Clark; Cornel Nemes; Campbell Schelp; DaveW; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; locturne; Michele Fry; Susan Fleming; SierraN; Sarah Space and Tomas Peter. McNeill was considered the...
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by Robert Hugh Benson
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LibriVox recording of A Mirror Of Shalott by Robert Hugh Benson. Read in English by David Wales Fourteen stories of the strange by the Anglican then Roman Catholic priest, Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914). The form of the book is of stories told by a gathering of Roman Catholic clergy. Benson wrote prolifically in many genres. His horror and ghost fiction are collected in The Light Invisible (1903) and A Mirror of Shalott (1907) - Summary by David Wales For further information, including links to...
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LibriVox recording of A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880, Volume II by Justin McCarthy. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Volume II of this popular history opens in the revolutionary year, 1848, with the Chartist movement for manhood suffrage and with the rise of Young Ireland. Next we join the crowds in 1851 at the opening of the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, of which Queen Victoria wrote, ''A little rain fell just as we started, but...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Le Avventure d'Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie by Lewis Carroll. (Translated by Teodorico Pietrocòla-Rossetti.) Read in Italian by Monika M. C.; Renzo Clerico; Nicoross; mrnmrz72; Fabiola; Pier; Mayah; Angelica87 Traduzione italiana del celebre romanzo fantastico di Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (meglio noto sotto lo pseudonimo di Lewis Carroll) fatta dal suo amico Teodorico Pietrocola. La traduzione di Pietrocola in un italiano ottocentesco garbato e ironico ci restituisce...
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by Charles Kingsley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 10 recordings of A Christmas Carol by Charles Kingsley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  December 22, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; Newgatenovelist; dfrakk; Jim Gallagher; Garth Burton; LightBrownPillow and Phil Schempf. Charles Kingsley was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism,...
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by Karl Ettlinger
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LibriVox recording of Benno Stehkragen by Karl Ettlinger. Read in German by schrm "Armer Benno Stehkragen, dachte ich amüsiert, dir ist es im Leben kümmerlich genug gegangen, – und jetzt wird auch noch die Aufzeichnung deiner Lebensgeschichte von einem Granatsplitter durchbohrt!" (Zitat aus dem Vorwort) Das Buch wird meist als Satirewerk eingeteilt, fällt in die Sparte (Vor)Kriegsliteratur (und "Antihelden") und beschreibt in einer sentimentalen Traurigkeit - mit...
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LibriVox recording of Baled Hay: A Drier Book than Walt Whitman's ''Leaves o' Grass'' by Bill Nye. Read in English by Scotty Smith There can really be no excuse for this last book of trite and beautiful sayings. I do not attempt, in any way, to palliate this great wrong. I would not do so even if I had an idea what palliate meant. . . . I have taken great care to thoroughly eradicate anything that would have the appearance of poetry in this work, and there is not a thought or suggestion...
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by E. Pauline Johnson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Christmastide by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  December 15, 2019. Read in English by Austin Heath; Bruce Kachuk; Ben N; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; Chloe Mayer; Doug Fajardo; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Lee Ann Howlett; Phil Schempf and rumpledpoetry. Emily Pauline Johnson (also known in Mohawk as Tekahionwake –pronounced: dageh-eeon-wageh, literally: 'double-life') commonly...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 027 by Various. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson; Nan Dodge; Wayne Cooke; MajorToast; Nemo; Colleen McMahon; StudioMike; Ruth P.; Josh Kibbey Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 027: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. 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 Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 030 by Various. Read in English by ChadH94; AnaP; BettyB; Tom Hirsch Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 030: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members . 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...
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by Ralph Milne Farley
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LibriVox recording of An Earthman on Venus by Ralph Milne Farley. Read in English by Alexis Duclaux; Phil Chenevert; chuckconvr; JayS; M. Bradley Peters; John; Chad Jackson; Manuel Ravelo When Myles Cabot accidentally transmitted himself to the planet Venus, he found himself naked and bewildered on a mystery world where every unguarded minute might mean a horrible death. Man-eating plants, tiger-sized spiders, and dictatorial ant-men kept Myles on the run until he discovered the secret of the...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 16, Feb. 17, 1880. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Harper's Young People was an illustrated weekly publication for children includes delightful serialized and one-off short stories, tales from history, poetry, puzzles and fun. This 16th issue of the serial, published on February 17, 1880, features stories of a baby saved from a flood, a lesson in the evils of shoplifting, a profile of the wild boar, a beloved child lost and...
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LibriVox recording of Human Nature and Conduct - Part 2, The Place of Impulse In Conduct by John Dewey. Read in English by William Allan Jones Part 2 describes Dewey's concept of IMPULSES. They encompass the interaction of one's self with the environment. When the environment encounters problems with one's HABITS, Impulses are the motivating, innate forces which prompt one to modify habits and/or modify the environment. "Nature vs Nurture" explanations of someone's personality are...
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by Adam Lindsay Gordon
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Hunting Song by Adam Lindsay Gordon. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  February 24, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Campbell Schelp; PNGDeb; Foon; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; ritalouise; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and Wyn Stewart. Adam Lindsay Gordon was an Australian poet, jockey, police officer, and politician.  In this Weekly Poem he raises a glass "..to every...
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by Anatole France
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LibriVox recording of Honey-Bee by Anatole France. (Translated by Annie Lane.) Read in English by Kate Follis A sweet fairy-tale, Honey-Bee tells the story of two children raised as brother and sister, but who are not. One day they venture out to find the lake where the nixies dwell, though they are forbidden to do so. On this ill-fated journey, young George is kidnapped by the nixies and little Honey-Bee is captured by the dwarves. The tale tells of their seven years in captivity, and has some...
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by Orpheus Everts
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LibriVox recording of Facts and Fancies by Orpheus Everts. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson A group of poems about life centered around a southbound train ride to Cincinnati. ( Lynda Marie Neilson) 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 (74MB)
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by Leopoldo Garcia Alas
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LibriVox recording of La Regenta (Tomo II) by Leopoldo Garcia Alas. Read in Spanish by Epachuko "La Regenta" está considerada la mejor novela española del siglo XIX y una de las más importantes novelas de la Historia de las letras en el mismo idioma tras "El Quijote" lo cual son palabras mayores. Pocas obras en castellano han generado tal cantidad de análisis y comentarios, y al mismo tiempo, han sido tan maltratadas por el poder político al habérsela considerado...
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of Knight - Errant by Madison Cawein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  February 3, 2019. Read in English by Amy Gramour; Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; Campbell Schelp; David Lawrence; DanielleM; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Lynne Schroeder; Nichalia Schwartz; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and The Voice before the Void.  Cawein's poetry allied...
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by Sir Francis Galton
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LibriVox recording of Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development by Sir Francis Galton. Read in English by Leon Harvey Francis Galton, credited with the discovery of identification by fingerprinting, also took a long term interest in the study of biometrics. In this book, many different faculties, both observable and measurable are discussed in length and methods of collecting data suggested. In addition, casual observations from personal memoirs, and drawing similar cases from other...
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by Hester Lynch Piozzi
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LibriVox recording of Glimpses of Italian society in the eighteenth century by Hester Lynch Piozzi. Read in English by Barbara Baker Selections from the "Observations and reflections made in the course of a journey through France, Italy, and Germany" by Hester Lynch Piozzi who, during her first marriage to Henry Thrale, was the hostess and friend of many of her famous contemporaries including Dr Johnson and Fanny Burney. The vivid and personal "Observations and Reflections"...
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by Laurence Hope
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LibriVox recording of India's Love Lyrics by Laurence Hope. Read in English by Helen Williford-Lower The poetry of Adela Florence Cory aka Violet Nicolson, is some of the most unique and passionate in the English language. Under the pen name of Laurence Hope, her works were extremely popular in the early years of the 20th century, inspiring popular music, lovers, silent films and even the creation of Shalimar perfume. Her work wades fearlessly into issues of racism, same sex attraction,...
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by Elizabeth O'Neill
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LibriVox recording of England In The Middle Ages by Elizabeth O'Neill. Read in English by KevinS A short study examining the historical framework of England from the period of the Norman Conquest to the end of the fifteenth century. The period from the Norman Conquest to the end of the fifteenth century may be conveniently and aptly labelled "Mediæval". Rich and varied as were the phases of its life, it has a certain homogeneity which marks it clearly off from the days before the...
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LibriVox recording of The Dog Crusoe and his Master: A story of Adventure in the Western Plains by R. M. Ballantyne. Read in English by Diana Schmidt; AnthonyJackson; Aaron White; brianna; Christopher Thompson; Chase Landkamer; bookworm18 ; PlanZradio Set in the exciting North American frontier this tale of a rescued dog and its loyalty and help to its new master really underlines the old saying that a dog is a man's best friend. The book really is a story of adventure in the early Western...
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by Mary C. Hungerford
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LibriVox recording of The Friendly Five by Mary C. Hungerford. Read in English by Annike Lindhout ; Naomi Madeleine; Diana Schmidt; Elisabeth Holland; Kathryn Phipps; ChadH94; dng04; nisaacs; Millie Glassbury; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Bhavya; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Lynne T; Silvi Roth; Sage Tyrtle; MaryWindishar; Farrah "There were neither examinations nor graduation exercises at the Coventry Institute. The only ceremony peculiar to the last day of school, except the farewells, was a...
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