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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 Ernest Hemingway
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LibriVox recording of in our time by Ernest Hemingway. Read in English by KevinS This is the first edition of Hemingway's in our time , published in a very small run in France in 1924. And American edition was released the following year. There are 18 brief short stories---one might say vignettes---that demonstrate the author's early interests and his increasingly iconic literary style. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by George Palmer Putnam
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LibriVox  reading of In the Oregon Country by George Palmer Putnam. Read in English by Holly Masri; Phil Schempf; Jason FInk; David Lawrence; Valentina Vocelli; Tommy Hersant and TH. This little book does not undertake to present a comprehensive account of our westernmost States, or even of the Oregon Country. It is intended simply to suggest a few of the many[Pg xi] attractions which may be encountered here and there along the Pacific, the references to which are woven together with threads...
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LibriVox recording of Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 6 by Giorgio Vasari. (Translated by Gaston du C. de Vere.) Read in English by Elsie Selwyn; MorganScorpion; Leon Harvey; PhyllisV; Lucretia B.; mariaspin; Yvonne Theodor; Theoden Humphrey; Xiaoyan Arrowsmith; Dick Bourgeois-Doyle The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times (in the original Italian, Le Vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e...
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by Charles Sternberg
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LibriVox recording of The Life of a Fossil Hunter by Charles Sternberg. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Charles Sternberg was an American fossil collector and paleontologist. He was active in both fields from 1876 to 1928, and collected fossils for private collectors as well as for international museums. This book is part travelogue, part paleontology, and part historical narrative of life on the open prairie. In it, Sternberg tells of his early interest in fossil hunting as a boy, and...
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by John James Marshall
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LibriVox recording of The Life of Washington, Volume 2 by John James Marshall. Read in English by Jim Locke Volume 2 of The Life begins with some early biography, but moves quickly to Washington's military career as a colonel in the battles against the French in Canada until the cessation of his tenure, after which he marries and appears to settle down. But, of course he is called to lead the troops fighting in the revolution against England about which leadership the remaining of Volume 2 is...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians by T. D. Bonner. Read in English by Claude Stewart James P. Beckworth, born in Virginia at the dawn of our Nation, moved with his family to eastern Missouri settling a few miles below what is now St. Charles. Still young, James began his education in the character of the Indian nations where he gained first hand knowledge of the Indian tactics and at...
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by L. Frank Baum
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (Version 4) by L. Frank Baum. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; E.J. Lavery; Diane Castillo; Andrew Gaunce; Aiken; Shriya; Kristine Wales; Cliona Woodbyrne; weezer; SomethingClever; haskilllisa; mleigh Every child knows about Santa Claus, the jolly man who brings gifts to all on Christmas. There are many stories that tell of his life, but the delightful version relayed in The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus is by far the most...
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by Frank H. Spearman
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LibriVox recording of Laramie Holds The Range by Frank H. Spearman. Read in English by Bob R As with most of Frank Spearman's novels (and non-fiction), "Laramie Holds the Range" is set in the West during our early railroad days. He used the best of the illustrators of the day, such as N.C. Wyeth. Occasionally, a character would appear in more than one of his stories. The strongest elements of his novels, including this one, are his outstanding descriptions of the landscape and the...
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by Ethel Hueston
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LibriVox recording of Leave it to Doris by Ethel Hueston. Read in English by Suzie; KHand; Jan Perkins; Lynne T; Tania Mukherjee; mleigh; Brittany Waring; Cindy Bu; Guomin Do; Jackie Graves The Reverend Mr. Artman is a widower of three years and is worried he might not be able to escape the clutches of Miss Carlton, his housekeeper, much longer. Luckily, if he dismisses her from his employ, he has Doris and three other daughters to run his household. For further information, including links to...
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by James Wheeler
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LibriVox recording of Manchester Poetry by James Wheeler. Read in English by Phil Benson Manchester's first published anthology of locally-written poetry was compiled by editor James Wheeler to show that Manchester, 'the most mechanical of boroughs', had more to offer than spinning jennies and power looms. The collection includes selections from ten Manchester-born poets, among whom Charles Swain was the best known. - Summary by Phil Benson For further information, including links to online...
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by Jerry McAuley
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LibriVox recording of Jerry McAuley: His Life and Work by Jerry McAuley. Read in English by KHand. Jerry McAuley was a missionary and founder of the Water Street Mission (later the New York City Rescue Mission), the first rescue mission in the United States. This book is a collection of his writings regarding his waywardness, his conversion and his missional work in New York both at the Water Street Mission and later at the Cremorne Mission. (Summary by KHand) For further information, including...
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by May Farinholt Jones
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LibriVox recording of Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks by May Farinholt Jones. Read in English by BettyB; Shriya; Larry Wilson; Andrew Gaunce; Kelly Park; Jenn Broda; mleigh; Misikis; Lily Ellis; Suzabelle "The child's mind dwells constantly in the realm of imagination; dry facts are too prosaic to enter this realm. The "Land of Story Books" is the most fascinating of all lands, and therefore the Author has endeavored to weave hygienic facts into stories that will appeal to the...
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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 Tiffany
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LibriVox recording of Life of Dorothea Lynde Dix by Francis Tiffany. Read by PhyllisV A biography of a woman who advocated for the humane treatment of people with mental illness. As a young woman travelling overseas, Dorothea Dix met with people who were interested in reforming how the mentally ill were treated. Returning to America, she pushed for changes and proper care for these individuals, meeting with strong resistance. Her work ultimately resulted in social reform and the creation of...
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by Henry Scougal
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LibriVox recording of The Life of God in the Soul of Man (Version 2) by Henry Scougal. Read in English by msirasky “In many ways we are still living in the spiritual momentum that was created during the Great Awakening…and in the midst of the Great Awakening there was one man that was most singularly used by God…that man was the great evangelist, George Whitefield.” (Steven J. Lawson) Published in 1677, The Life of God in the Soul of Man was originally penned in 1676 as a private letter...
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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 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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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 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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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 Frank Gelett Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Goop Directory by Frank Gelett Burgess. Read in English by LittlePeanut The Goop Directory of Juvenile Offenders Famous for Their Misdeeds and Serving as a Salutary Example for All Virtuous Children In this DIRECTORY you'll see Just what you never ought to be; And so, it should Direct you way To Good Behavior, every day. The children of whose faults I tell Are known by other names, as well, So see that you aren’t in this group Of Naughty Ones. Don’t be a Goop! (...
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by Lucas Malet
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LibriVox recording of The History Of Sir Richard Calmady by Lucas Malet. Read in English by Cori Samuel; annie70; KHand; Michael Fassio; Wayne Cooke; Daniel Lucas Malet is the pen name of Mary Kingsley, daughter of Charles Kingsley. She became a hugely successful Victorian novelist, rivalling Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy and Henry James. “The History of Sir Richard Calmady “ topped the best seller’s list of Publishers’ Weekly, receiving rave reviews and was considered “the best novel...
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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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by Daniel Defoe
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LibriVox recording of The History Of The Devil by Daniel Defoe. Read in English by KevinS; Jim Locke; DJRickyV; Matthew Newell; ChadH94; JT; Farrah Also known as "A Political History of the Devil" This book is divided into two parts: first, the history of the devil from his fall from heaven up to the time the book was written and second about his private conduct. Partly funny, partly religious, and partly critical of what was written before, the book is purely delightful to read. This...
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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 How to Grow the Peanut: and 105 Ways of Preparing It for Human Consumption by George Washington Carver. Read in English by Nicholi Volta & TriciaG George Washington Carver, in his most famous work, explains how to grow peanuts, the benefits of using them, and 105 recipes that incorporate peanuts. - Summary by Nicholi Volta 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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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 Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by realisticspeakers; Alan Mapstone; Rob Marland; Kelly S. Taylor; Cavaet; EliseDee; TriciaG; Algy Pug; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens In this most popular of all Oscar Wilde’s plays, two fashionable bachelors, Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, discover that each has been simplifying his social obligations via the use of a convenient false persona. Their comfortable white lies suddenly lead to chaos when...
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by Various; William Patten
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LibriVox recording of The Junior Classics Volume 6: Old-Fashioned Tales by Various; William Patten. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers This collection of The Junior Classics is compiled from many wonderful authors including Alcott, Dickens, Hawthorne, and Carroll. The stories are suitable for all ages and as with the rest of the series include the teaching of morals.  For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by E. T. A. Hoffmann
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LibriVox recording of Nutcracker and Mouse-King (version 2) by E. T. A. Hoffmann. (Translated by Mrs. St. Simon.) Read in English by Aida Boumaza Christmas Eve Mary receives a nutcracker. At midnight, this gift comes alive and brings her into a world full of dolls, candies and rose scent. The little wooden soldiers of her brother Fritz and the toys that are in the glass cabinet of the family room also come alive. At the same time, the mice and their king with seven crowns appear in the living...
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by National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - 03. March 1898 by National Geographic Society. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, the March Number. It includes the following articles: Dwellings of the Saga-time in Iceland, Greenland, and Vineland, by Cornelia Horsford Completion of the La Boca Dock Two Hundred Miles up the Kuskokwim, by Charles Hallock The Mt St Elias Expedition of Prince Luigi Amadeo of Savoy, by Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore The Origin...
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by Jacob Abbott
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LibriVox recording of Nero by Jacob Abbott. Read in English by deongines Nero tells the life story of one of the most infamous of Roman Emperors. - 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 Audiobook (208MB)
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by Ella Hepworth Dixon
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LibriVox recording of My Flirtations by Ella Hepworth Dixon. Read in English by Celine Major Many novels, most notably Hannah Webster's The Coquette, focused on how terrible it is for a woman to flirt before her marriage. "I did not speak 20 sentences before sir Robert proposed to me", explained Lady Bidulph while teaching her daughter how to court properly in "Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph". A coquette must be a fool, wicked, and immoral. But Peggy is none of these. She...
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LibriVox recording of Pascendi Dominici Gregis (On the Errors of the Modernists) by Pope St Pius X. (Translated by Thomas E. Judge.) Read in English by Algy Pug During a relatively short pontificate (1903 - 1914) Pope Pius X devoted much of his time to dealing with issues related to the rapid spread of secularism in the early Twentieth century. Pius eschewed the liberal approach of his immediate predecessor, Leo XIII, favouring instead the strict doctrinal guidelines established by Pope Pius IX...
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by Rosa Nouchette Carey
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LibriVox recording of Other People's Lives by Rosa Nouchette Carey. (Translated by Rosa Nouchette Carey.) Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; thestorygirl; Tammy Marie; KevinS; KHand; Lucretia B.; Newmorning; Laurens Jones A series of stories by Rosa Nouchette Carey who was a popular English novelist, whose works reflected the wholesome values of her time. They often contained the grit and realism of the day. Carey often wrote about the domestic fiction of the period, which she was presumed...
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by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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LibriVox recording of One Thing Needful by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read in English by Mark Nelson; Jim Locke Can starving children be grateful for the education they receive if, when they ask for food, rich people give them a stone? This is the question in the heart of this rich psychological novel. Lady Lashmore is a typical lady of her time, ruling every aspect of her household and constantly complaining that the poor people in the factory ten miles away bother her. Things change when her...
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by Nell Speed
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LibriVox recording of Molly Brown's Senior Days by Nell Speed. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson This novel is the fourth in a series of eight books written about Miss Molly Brown of Kentucky during her education at Wellington College in the early years of the 1900's. - Summary by 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...
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LibriVox recording of The Marie Antoinette Romances, Vol 3: The Queen's Necklace (Version 2) by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by Henry L. Williams.) Read in English by John Van Stan This 3rd volume of the Marie Antoinette Romances begins a decade after the close of "The Mesmerist’s Victim” and is based on a real scandal in Louis XVI’s court, commonly called “The Diamond Necklace Affair.” In this volume, the plotting of a powerful occultist, Count Cogliostro (or “Balsamo”),...
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by Henry Marriage Wallis
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LibriVox recording of The Master Girl: A Romance by Henry Marriage Wallis. Read in English by Phil Benson A stone age romance. Deh-Yun of the Little Moon comes across Pul-Yun of the Sun Disc, who has broken his leg while in search of a woman to kidnap and take as wife. Deserting her tribe, Deh-Yun nurses him back to health and as their adventures proceed she proves to be the more resourceful of the two. - Summary by Phil Benson For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of The Paradise, or Garden of the Holy Fathers (The Rule of Pachomius at Tabenna) by Palladius. (Translated by E. A. Wallis Budge.) Read in English by ancientchristian The Desert Fathers were early Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who mainly lived in the Scetes desert of Egypt. The most famous was St. Anthony the Great, who moved to the desert in 270 AD and became known as both the father and founder of desert monasticism. By the time Anthony died in AD 356, thousands...
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by O. Henry
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LibriVox recording of O. Henryana by O. Henry. Read in English by Phil Schempf A book of poems and short stories. - Summary by Fritz 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 (33MB)
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by Paul Laurence Dunbar
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LibriVox recording of Oak and Ivy by Paul Laurence Dunbar. Read in English by Andrew Kennedy "Oak and Ivy" is Paul Laurence Dunbar's first collection of poetry. He was by far the most successful Black American to write poetry in the so-called Negro dialect, although he also wrote a lot of verse in standard diction. His poetry and prose often speaks of the frustrated aspirations of and bleak prospects for African Americans in a white supremacist era. - Summary by TriciaG For further...
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of Letters of Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (1868-1890) by Oscar Wilde. Read in English by Rob Marland This first collection of the correspondence of Oscar Wilde begins with the Irish playwright's earliest extant letter, thanking his mother for the hamper she had sent to him at school. It includes letters about his travels in Italy, his American lecture tour, the staging of his first play (Vera, or the Nihilists), arrangements for the publication of a friend's poetry collection, and...
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by Rutherford G. Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Midnight by Rutherford G. Montgomery. Read in English by Rocky. This is an adventure story about a horse in the wild west. (Summary by Rocky Taylor) 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 (144MB)
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of Miss Crespigny by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read in English by Grace Buchanan; Rita Boutros; Lynette Caulkins; acousticwave; Lleskk This is a less known, but not less beautiful, novel by the author of The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, The Lost Prince, Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Shuttle, and many more. There is something different about miss Lysbeth Crespigny. Raised by three maiden aunts and sheltered from the world, she leaves them for the first time in order to...
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by Franz Kafka
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LibriVox recording of The Metamorphosis (version 5) by Franz Kafka. (Translated by Ian Johnston.) Read in English by David Derida; Pamela Nagami; Ben Prince Inexplicably, young Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning having turned into a large bug. The story follows how him and his family deal with the absurdity of such a situation, leading the reader on a bizarre, dreamlike exploration of family, alienation, and the identity. - Summary by David Derida For further information, including links to...
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by R. F. Starzl
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LibriVox recording of The Metal Moon by R. F. Starzl. Read in English by Paul Harvey With interplanetary exploration. expeditions will range through and beyond the solar system. Colonization will not be far behind. But what will the colonies be like at the end of several hundred centuries and would they even recognize each other as members of the same human stock? The book focuses on four different races, and what will be the outcome of contact between them. - Summary by Paul Harvey For further...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells. Read in English by volunteer readers. In the summer of 1921, a disenchanted journalist escapes the rat race for a drive in the country. But Mr. Barnstaple's trip exceeds his expectations when he and other motorists are swept 3,000 years into the future. The inadvertent time travelers arrive in a world that corresponds exactly to Barnstaple's ideals: a utopian state, free of crime, poverty, war, disease, and bigotry. Unfettered by the...
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by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
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LibriVox recording of Pee-Wee Harris in Luck by Percy Keese Fitzhugh. Read in English by KevinS; ZoinkMeister Patrick; John; Lynne T; Sophia R; Daniel Chao; Valentina Vocelli; Claire Schreuder Another episode in the life of the loveable Pee-Wee Harris, Boy Scout and Boy of Superior Appetite, who always lands on his feet, even when things don't turn out as planned. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Ella Scrymsour
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LibriVox recording of The Perfect World by Ella Scrymsour. Read in English by JT; MrsLSid; Ruthema; Courtney Miller; Elizabeth Renae; Shashank Jakhmola; Mark Nelson; Beth Blakely; ZoinkMeister Patrick Almost certainly the merging of two separate magazine novellas, where Scrymsour attempted to weave together the plots. In this fantasy/ science fiction novel, the two young gentlemen protagonists are transported from a company town dominated by their family coalmine into an underground cave system...
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by Glenn Curtiss; Augustus Post
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LibriVox recording of The Curtiss Aviation Book by Glenn Curtiss; Augustus Post. Read in English by Maria Kasper Glenn Hammond Curtiss, of Hammondsport, New York, won the Scientific American Trophy for the first pre-announced and officially witnessed airplane flight in North America when he flew his plane, the June Bug, 5,080 ft on July 4, 1908. In 1910, he was awarded permanent possession of that trophy when he made the first successful long-distance flight, 147 miles from Albany to New York...
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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 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 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 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 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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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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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 Plato (Πλάτων)
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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 Eileen Douglas
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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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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 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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by King James Version (KJV)
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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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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, 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 Hal Clement
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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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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 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 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 Ernst Toller
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LibriVox recording of Gedichte der Gefangenen – Ein Sonettenkreis by Ernst Toller. Read in German by lorda. Ernst Toller war mit seinen Dramen einer der maßgeblichen Vertreter des literarischen Expressionismus in der Weimarer Republik. Wegen seinem Mitwirken an der Münchner Räterepublik wurde er zu einer Haftstrafe verurteilt. Während der Haft war Ernst Toller schriftstellerisch sehr produktiv und verfasste, unter anderem, diesen Sonetten-Band, in welchem er seinen Gefängnisaufenthalt...
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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 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 Louise Imogen Guiney
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LibriVox recording of Goose-Quill Papers by Louise Imogen Guiney. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Louise Imogen Guiney, an American poet and essayist, here presents twenty essays with her characteristic wit and poetic flair and often a touch of satire on sometimes common topics such as the apple, the moon, mathematics and the garret, even the provocative "On Teaching One's Grandmother how to Suck Eggs." - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Handley Carr Glyn Moule
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LibriVox recording of The Epistle of St Paul to the Romans by Handley Carr Glyn Moule. Read in English by InTheDesert. He who attempts to expound the Epistle to the Romans, when his sacred task is over, is little disposed to speak about his Commentary; he is occupied rather with an ever deeper reverence and wonder over the Text which he has been permitted to handle, a Text so full of a marvellous man, above all so full of God. It remains only to express the hope that these pages may serve in...
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by Young's Literal Translation
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 23-25: Epistles of John.. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. A literal translation that holds closely to the original language and idioms. 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 or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (10MB)
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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 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 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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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 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 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 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 Hendrik A. Lorentz
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LibriVox recording of The Einstein Theory of Relativity by Hendrik A. Lorentz. Read in English by Availle. When Albert Einstein published his first paper on relativity theory, it caused a stir in the physicists' community. When more and more evidence was gathered to prove the theory correct, even laymen became interested in it. Since the theory of relativity uses involved higher mathematics, it is considered notoriously difficult to grasp, and at the time it was published, it was claimed that...
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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 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 067 by Various. Read in English by Dale Grothmann; dfrakk; JCroom; Andrew Gibson; Winston Tharp; Romano; Christian Leatherman; Chris Pyle; HarthStonebrew; KrystinSkidmore; Colleen McMahon; Mark Nelson; Kelly S. Taylor; Harmon Lee Busby Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The...
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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 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 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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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 Jacob Calvin Cooper
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LibriVox recording of Walnut Growing in Oregon by Jacob Calvin Cooper. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Julian Pratley; Valentina Vocelli; John Although published to promote the business of walnut production, this short volume describes the current science and practice of growing walnuts in the early twentieth century with particular reference to the state of Oregon. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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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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by Sally Watson
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LibriVox recording of Witch of the Glens by Sally Watson. Read in English by KirksVoice The time is 1644 in Inverness Scotland. Kelpie, now a teenage girl, doesn't remember being kidnapped by Gypsies. They had kidnapped her at a very young age because her "Second Sight" that was indicated by her blue ringed eyes. Kelpie desperately wishes she were a witch and often wondered where she had come from. We follow Kelpie through a series of events that changes her life forever. - Summary by...
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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 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 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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