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by Terence
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LibriVox recording of Phormio; or, The Scheming Parasite by Terence. (Translated by Henry Thomas Riley.) Read in English by Algy Pug; Matthew Reece; Sonia; Adrian Stephens; ambsweet13; VocalPenguin; ToddHW; Son of the Exiles; David Purdy; Nemo; Dave Lantz; Availle; Alan Mapstone; Eva Davis "Chremes and Demipho are two aged Athenians, brothers. Nausistrata, the wife of Chremes, is a wealthy woman, possessed of large estates in the island of Lemnos. Chremes, who goes thither yearly to...
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by Reginald Wright Kauffman
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LibriVox recording of Money to Burn, An Adventure Story by Reginald Wright Kauffman. Read in English by Steven Seitel From the dedication: "On a train by day, or abed by night, you will read "Money to Burn" and immediately forget it--which is as it should be, for then you can profitably reread it a year hence--but I'm certain it will entertain you while you are reading it. If it gives you the realization of good fights on strange islands in tropic seas, if it stirs you with the...
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by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
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LibriVox recording of Pee-Wee Harris: Fixer by Percy Keese Fitzhugh. Read in English by Lynne T; Julian Pratley; BinduveGG1; Kristin Micalizio; Vivianlyu; John; gerberock; Valentina Vocelli; Margaret Pee-Wee Harris, Boy Scout of America and Boy of Superior Appetite returns for another adventure -- just normal events in the life of a boy. Parades, a visit to New York, exploring the woods and introducing a new boy to scouting life. For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
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LibriVox recording of Pee-Wee Harris by Percy Keese Fitzhugh. Read in English by Elsie Selwyn; Lynne T; John; Keith Salis; Kathleen Moore; KevinS Last summer I went down to where my uncle lives and spent vacation there and I had a peach of a time and all the things I did are told in the first story, but there are a lot of things left over and I’m going to tell these in another story. There are snakes and peach orchards and everything down there. Then comes the second story and that’s about...
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by Robert Frost
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LibriVox recording of Mountain Interval (version 2) by Robert Frost. Read in English by Mister Lukey Mountain Interval is a 1916 poetry collection written by American writer Robert Frost. It is Frost's third poetic volume and was published by Henry Holt. It was republished in 1920. Frost made several alterations in the sequencing of the collection and released a new edition in 1921. Five lyrics of the earlier collection were compiled next under the title "His Wife". In this volume...
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by Anatole Le Braz
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LibriVox recording of Pâques d'Islande by Anatole Le Braz. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne Traditions, us et coutumes, croyances et religion, histoires écoutées et notées en Bretagne : en région du Trégor, et en Centre-Finistère, endroit fort typique des Montagnes Noires, Menez-du. Anatole Le Braz (Le Bras, mais il a choisi Le Braz, pour la bonne prononciation de son nom), fut un conférencier très apprécié et a fait connaître et aimer la Bretagne, en France, et aussi aux U.S.A....
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by Louisa Lilias Plunket Greene
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LibriVox recording of On Angel's Wings by Louisa Lilias Plunket Greene. Read in English by Anita Sloma-Martinez; Shasta; Celine Major; Matthew D. Robinson; Lola Janie; April Aymond Louisa Lilias Plunket Greene was an Irish author of children's books. However, like any good book for children, this book is also for adults. Everybody knows Violet, the girl who always sits in the window and looks at any passerby, the girl who is just looking, and never playing outside. The children tell her she is...
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by George Gissing
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LibriVox recording of Our Friend The Charlatan by George Gissing. Read in English by Jim Locke Dice Lashmore will do everything he can in in his quest to become rich. The key is, of course, finding a rich wife. This book describes his numerous courtships of women. It also describes the moral decline of a man who has only one goal, and how other people react to it. This book is about courtship, but also about values. It raises questions like: do modern values of feminism and choice still hold?...
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by Andrew Barton Paterson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Our Mat by Andrew Barton Paterson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  July 14, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; Cornel Nemes; Greg Giordano; Hopeforce1; Jennifer Stearns; KHand; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Shelly Pinnock; Skip Gaul; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Banjo Paterson's speculations on a piece of prison craft. This poem references The Darlinghurst Gaol, a former Australian prison...
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by Grace Livingston Hill
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LibriVox recording of The Man of the Desert by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by LikeManyWaters Fleeing from an aggressive suitor, Hazel Radcliffe becomes hopelessly lost in the Arizona desert. Exhausted, she falls unconscious from her pony. Soon she is found by John Brownleigh, a handsome missionary who lives nearby. As he cares for her, a strong and true love grows between them. She was raised in luxury, he was raised to serve God. They part knowing very little about each other except...
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by Friedrich Engels; Karl Marx
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LibriVox recording of Manifest Komunistyczny by Friedrich Engels; Karl Marx. (Translated by Witold Piekarski.) Read in Polish by blazeiro Manifest Komunistyczny, napisany przez Karla Marxa oraz Friedricha Engelsa, przedstawia krytykę głównego sytemu ekonomicznego państw Europy XIX wieku - kapitalizmu. Analizując społeczeństwo pod kątem teorii krytycznej, Marx i Engels ukazują problemy i sprzeczności obecnej w tamtych czasach hierarchii społecznej, poprzez zwrócenie uwagi na...
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by Josephine Chase
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LibriVox recording of Marjorie Dean, High School Freshman by Josephine Chase. Read in English by ashleighjane Following a move to a new town, Marjorie Dean must make new friends during her freshman year at high school. To her dismay, she makes a few enemies along the way too. She has to learn to deal with the unkind acts of her enemies whilst making sure that she keeps her own morals intact. ( ashleighjane) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Carl E. Koppenhaver
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LibriVox recording of Martin Luther by Carl E. Koppenhaver. Read in English by Danielle Cartwright This short, engaging volume summarizes the life of a priest who, intending to spark a lively academic debate by nailing 95 theses on a church door, unwittingly sets the continent aflame with the 1517 Reformation of the Catholic Church. - Summary by Elyse J. Wood For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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by Annie Fellows Johnston
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LibriVox recording of The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware by Annie Fellows Johnston. Read in English by Ruth Logrono; Elsie Selwyn; Mickey Lee Rich; Shasta; AlosLovecraft; Christina Maria Wendt; Kathleen Moore; Diana Schmidt; Ellies This volume is the result of an avalanche of letters that, reached the author, Annie Fellows Johnston, complaining that she skipped in the Little Colonel series. To entreaties she has responded with this charming, wholesome volume, in which she fills in the skipped...
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by Robert Silverberg
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LibriVox recording of Master of Life and Death by Robert Silverberg. Read in English by Dale Grothmann When Roy Walton becomes the new director of the UN division of population control, after the director is assassinated, he becomes the most hated man in the world. Being Director involved him in not only population control, but a terra-forming project on Venus, and negotiations with aliens. Not only that, but some people were trying to kill him. To stay alive, he had to become The Master of...
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by Alice Dunbar Nelson
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LibriVox recording of Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence by Alice Dunbar Nelson. Read in English by Jim Locke It seems eminently fitting and proper in this year, the fiftieth anniversary of the Proclamation of Emancipation that the Negro should give pause and look around him at the things which he has done, those which he might have done, and those which he intends to do. We pause, just at the beginning of another half century, taking stock of past achievements, present conditions, future...
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by Mark Twain; The New York Times
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LibriVox recording of Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Seven (1920-1924) by Mark Twain; The New York Times. Read in English by John Greenman This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included in Part Seven of this chronological listing (1920-1924) are articles concerning his death, some of Twain’s short stories, speeches and letters, as they appeared in the New York Times in that period. The original...
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LibriVox recording of Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Six (1910-1919) by Mark Twain. Read in English by John Greenman This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included in Part Six of this chronological listing (1910-1919) are articles concerning his death, some of Twain’s short stories, speeches and letters, as they appeared in the New York Times in that period. The original microfiche articles are...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of The Martyr of the Catacombs (Dramatic Reading) by Anonymous. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Marcellus, a Roman centurion, is instructed to eradicate the Christians from the catacombs. When he goes to investigate, he discovers the truth about their beliefs and 'Him Who loved us.' As persecution sweeps across Rome, will Marcellus be the next one in danger? Summary by Esther ben Simonides Narrator: Esther ben Simonides Marcellus: Patrick Saville Lucullus: Jason in...
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by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
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LibriVox recording of Mary Anerley by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. It is 1801, in the wild and rugged country that is northern England. A local Squire has died but his manor, Scargate Hall, is left to two sisters, Philippa and Eliza, while the squire's son is disinherited. The family lawyer has discovered a problem with the inheritance and needs to apprise the family of the fact. Meanwhile, over a hundred miles away, Mary Anerley of Anerley Farm meets a...
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by Homer
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LibriVox recording of Book 18 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 Juan Gualberto López-Valdemoro de Quesada, Conde de las Navas
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LibriVox recording of La media docena. Cuentos y fábulas para niños. by Juan Gualberto López-Valdemoro de Quesada, Conde de las Navas. Read in English by KendalRigans Pequeña recopilación de media docena de cuentos / fábulas para niños .. cada uno con una historia de lecciónes acerca del buen comportamiento de las personas. Este libro es recomendado para niños. (Summary by Kendal Rigans) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Misericordia by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Mongope. "En Misericordia me propuse descender a las capas ínfimas de la sociedad matritense, describiendo y presentando los tipos más humildes, la suma pobreza, la mendicidad profesional, la vagancia viciosa, la miseria, dolorosa casi siempre, en algunos casos picaresca o criminal y merecedora de corrección. Para esto hube de emplear largos meses en observaciones y estudios directos del natural, visitando...
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by Poul William Anderson
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LibriVox recording of Out of the Iron Womb! by Poul William Anderson. Read in English by Paul Harvey Behind a pale Venusian mask lay hidden the arch-humanist, the anti-tech killer ... one of those who needlessly had strewn Malone blood across the heavens from Saturn to the sun. Now—on distant Trojan asteroids—the rendezvous for death was plainly marked. This is an outstanding story from Poul Anderson, renowned as one of the greatest science fiction writers. - Summary by Author For further...
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by Edith Lavell
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Fires (version 2) by Edith Lavell. Read in English by Mary Escano Mary Louise Gay decided to spend the summer holiday in her family's cottage at Shady Nook. But an unknown arsonist has been setting the cottages on fire and it's up to Mary Lou, her best friend Jane, and their loyal pup Silky, to find out who the culprit is and save the houses and their summer holiday. - Summary by Mary Escano For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of Mussolini as Revealed in His Political Speeches (November 1914 - August 1923) by Benito Mussolini. (Translated by Bernardo Quaranta di San Severino.) Read in English by volunteer readers. Benito Mussolini was an Italian journalist and politician, the leader of the National Fascist Party. He grew up as a violent bully, and the characteristics developed in childhood aided his upward career and later rule in Italy. He was also an excellent orator, and this was one of the...
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LibriVox recording of The d'Artagnan Romances, Vol 3, Part 1: The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by William Robson.) Read in English by John Van Stan Volume 3 of The d'Artagnan Romances is divided into three parts. The first begins in 1660, ten years after Volume 2, with d’Artagnan as Lieutenant of the King’s Musketeers. In this post, he is very near to achieving his dream (becoming Captain) and even nearer to his King, being young Louis XIV’s...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Essays on Prohibition by Various. Read in English by KevinS & TriciaG A collection of essays regarding the pros and cons of prohibition of alcoholic beverages, principally in the United States. - 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...
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by Booker T. Washington
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LibriVox recording of Putting the Most Into Life by Booker T. Washington. Read by Andrew Kennedy The chapters in this little book were originally part of a series of Sunday Evening Talks given by the Principal to the students of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. They have been recast from the second to the third person, and many local allusions have been cut out. They are now sent out, in response to repeated requests, to a larger audience than that to which they were first spoken....
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 28 recordings of Quiet by Madison Cawein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  May 17, 2020. Read in English by Ambsweet13; Adrian Stephens; andybeddy; Bruce Kachuk; bookwarm; Caitlin Buckley; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; David Lawrence; EmilyTA; Newgatenovelist; Eric Kim; Garth Burton; Garfield Francisco Dsouza; Graham Scott; Jai Robichaud; Jeanne Viray; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Michael J. George; mmfarris91; nboulos; VoiceNB17; Phil Schempf;...
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by Lord Alfred Douglas
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LibriVox recording of Oscar Wilde and Myself by Lord Alfred Douglas. Read in English by Rob Marland The first memoir by the poet Lord Alfred “Bosie” Douglas was written 14 years after the death of Oscar Wilde and in the aftermath of Douglas's failed prosecution of Arthur Ransome for libel. Ransome, in his "Oscar Wilde, a Critical Study," had quoted from the expurgated portions of Wilde's prison letter to Douglas, "De Profundis", which was highly critical of his former...
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by Mikhail Kuzmin
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LibriVox recording of Нездешние вечера (Otherwhere Nights) by Mikhail Kuzmin. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky. Collection of poems written between 1914 and 1920. 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 (32MB)
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LibriVox recording of Стихотворения в переводе В. Я. Брюсова by Paul-Marie Verlaine. (Translated by Valery Bryusov.) Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky The original book includes a selection of poems from several books, a critical/bio essay, and a bibliography. Only the poems are narrated for this audio version. В книге напечатаны переводы избранных стихов из дюжины книг Верлена,...
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by Harriet Lummis Smith
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LibriVox recording of Pollyanna of the Orange Blossoms by Harriet Lummis Smith. Read in English by Claire Schreuder Pollyanna marries sweetheart Jimmy Pendleton, and together they move to start their married life in Boston. The book follows their many adventures of marriage, setting up home in a new city, having visitors, and many other events, including Jimmy's signing up to fight during WWI. Throughout the uplifting book, Pollyanna continues to play her characteristic 'Glad Game' and tries to...
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by Titus Maccius Plautus
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LibriVox recording of Pseudolus: or, The Cheat by Titus Maccius Plautus. (Translated by Henry Thomas Riley.) Read in English by Max Körlinge; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Tomas Peter; Jason in Panama; MichaelMaggs; JennPratt; Adrian Stephens; Eva Davis; Adam Bielka; Sonia About two dozen comedies of the Roman playwright Plautus have survived the years, with many of them ending up rewritten and recast by other playwrights such as Moliere. This one, Pseudolus, was part of the source for A Funny Thing...
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by Edward Thomas
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LibriVox recording of Poems by Edward Thomas by Edward Thomas. Read in English by Jhiu Born in 1878, Thomas published his first book when he was 18. Having married while still at university, he supported his family by writing articles and books, some in the form of what we might call slow travel writing, compiled on walks throughout England and Wales. He came to poetry late, encouraged by Robert Frost, and wrote 144 poems between 1914, and 1917 when he was killed, two years after enlisting, and...
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LibriVox recording of politia 1 by Plato (Πλάτων). Read in Greek by karampas1968 Η θεμελιώδης βάσις της Πολιτείας του Πλάτωνος είναι η τελεία συνταύτισις της ευτυχίας και της δικαιοσύνης· το περιεχόμενον δηλαδή του πολυθρυλήτου αυτού έργου είναι καθαρώς ηθικόν, και μολαταύτα εκ των δύο τίτλων, που μας...
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by Joseph Furphy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 13 recordings of A Psalm of Patience by Joseph Furphy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 29, 2020.  Read in English by Aiken; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Lee Ann Howlett; LeeSalter; mleigh; Phil Schempf; Seawolf4 and WaterBaron. Not exactly the Seven Ages of Man, but rather amusing, particularly that final stanza. - Summary by SonOfTheExiles For further information, including links to online...
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by Harriet Theresa Comstock
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LibriVox recording of The Place Beyond The Winds by Harriet Theresa Comstock.  Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson; Nancy Gorgen Priscilla Glenn lives in Kenmore, a place which the Canadian Indians call "the in-place, the place beyond the winds". There are so many traditions, so many things to be proud of, yet Priscilla is different. She dreams of living in the big city. Would she be able to fulfil her dream? If she does, would she leave her traditions behind or remember when she...
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by Henry Clyde
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LibriVox recording of Pleasure Cycling by Henry Clyde. Read in English by TriciaG "In this little book, the writer, looking back to his own days of inexperience in cycling, has endeavored to furnish some useful information and advice to those who intend joining the army of wheelmen, or who, in their first season on the road, are beginning to appreciate the healthy pleasure which cycling brings. The book [is] especially intended to aid the amateur rider of the safety bicycle in the...
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by National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 08 - 12. December 1897 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol VIII, the December Number. It includes the following articles: A Special Announcement, by F. H. Newell, Secretary The Washington Aqueduct and Cabin John Bridge, by D. D. Gaillard Gardiner Greene Hubbard, by John Hyde Pollution of the Potomac River, by F. H. Newell The Delta of the...
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by National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - 02. February 1898 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Alan Mapstone; BettyB; Andrew James; Wayne Cooke; Adrian Stephens; ToddHW; KevinS; ambsweet13 The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, the February Number. It includes the following articles: Gardiner Greene Hubbard, by Rev. Teunis S. Hamlin, D. D. Gardiner Greene Hubbard, Memorial Meeting Geographic Literature Miscellanea...
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by Bliss Carman; Richard Hovey
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Nocturne: In Anjou by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  November 10, 2019. Read in English by Andy Glover; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Eva Davis; Graham Scott; Ian King; Newgatenovelist; Joseph Campbell ; Lee Ann Howlett; Lynette Caulkins; Larry Wilson; Matea Bracic; Paolo Fulgencio; Phil Schempf; Peter Yearsley; Winston Tharp and tovarisch. Richard Hovey collaborated...
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LibriVox recording of The New Republic; or Culture, Faith and Philosophy in an English Country House by William Hurrell Mallock. Read in English by Foon A group of upper class men and women gather together in an English country house to discuss their ideas for a utopia (their "New Republic"). The novel is a satire mocking most of the important figures at Oxford University at the time of publication, with regards to aestheticism and Hellenism. Some of the famous characters that are...
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by Katherine Hale
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LibriVox recording of The New Joan and Other Poems by Katherine Hale. Read in English by Larry Wilson Katherine Hale is the pen name of Amelia Beers Warnock Garvin, a Canadian poet and literary critic. This volume is one of her collections with the background of World War I as a theme, but full of faith and hope. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Frank G. Carpenter
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LibriVox recording of Carpenter's World Travels - Alaska Our Northern Wonderland by Frank G. Carpenter. Read in English by BettyB. Early twentieth century travel book about Alaska with stories of major cities, Indian tribes, customs and geography of what would become our 49th state. - Summary by BettyB. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (version 6) by Lewis Carroll. Read in English by StudioMike Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with...
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by Jules Janin
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LibriVox recording of L' âne mort by Jules Janin. Read in French by Stéphanie Ce livre alliant le macabre au burlesque évoque la descente aux enfers d'une jeune paysanne à travers le regard de celui qui s'est épris d'elle sans qu'elle ne se doute de rien... Cette histoire tragi comique nous raconte également les moeurs d'une société basée sur de faux semblants. Summary by Stéphanie For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Jack Williamson
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LibriVox recording of 3 SF Stories by Jack Williamson by Jack Williamson. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Three classic SF stories by Jack Williamson: The Cosmic Express, The Pygmy Planet and Salvage in Space. All were published in Astounding Stories in the very early 1930's. and all are fine examples of the far ranging imagination of science fiction writers of the day. - Summary by Phil Chenevert For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Henrik Ibsen
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LibriVox recording of Espectros (Gengangere) by Henrik Ibsen. (Translated by Pompeyo Gener) Read in Spanish by Epachuko. Drama familiar en tres actos. Obra escandalosa en su estreno, incluso fue prohibida su representación en varios países, por cuestionar los pilares de la familia y sociedad tradicional.Sigue siendo una de las obras más representadas en la actualidad, y de las más conocidas de su autor: Henrik Ibsen, probablemente el mayor dramatugo de finales del XIX. Sinopsis: La...
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by George Payne Rainsford James
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LibriVox recording of Forest Days: A Romance of Old Times by George Payne Rainsford James. Read in English by Lynne T Picture a tranquil English village, with an inn on the green. A lone patron enjoys his wine and teasing the landlord's pretty daughter, when suddenly they are rudely interrupted by a local aristocrat and his two henchmen. These same three reappear the following day to disrupt the May Day celebrations.Suddenly, a group of men in Lincoln green appear to save the day. But who are...
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by Alan E. Nourse
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LibriVox recording of Four Science Fiction Stories by Alan E. Nourse. Read in English by KirksVoice Four Science Fiction stories published in Science Fiction Adventures Magazine and Galaxy Science Fiction, written by Alan Edward Nourse (August 11, 1928 – July 19, 1992). He was an American science fiction writer and physician. He wrote both juvenile and adult science fiction, as well as nonfiction works about medicine and science. His SF works sometimes focused on medicine and/or psionics. -...
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by John Butler Yeats
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LibriVox recording of Essays Irish and American by John Butler Yeats. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Michael Fassio; Kathleen Moore; John; Amelia Chesley From the noted artist and father of the celebrated Irish poet William Butler Yeats comes this short collection of essays on the literary life of their age. Included are two short biographical remembrances of the author. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Mrs. E. J. Bourhill
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LibriVox recording of Fairy Tales from South Africa by Mrs. E. J. Bourhill. Read in English by NoelBadrian The stories in this collection come from the oral traditions of the people from Swaziland, Matabeleland (Ndebele people) and Zululand in South Africa. The authors, Mrs. E. J. Bourhill and Mrs. J. B. Drake, or more properly the collectors and editors of the stories assert that: "All the stories in this book are real Fairy Tales, just as much as Jack the Giant-killer or The Sleeping...
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by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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LibriVox recording of Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus (Version 4) by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Read in English by John Van Stan This is a classic (gothic) horror story, and one of the earliest examples of science fiction. The main characters are Dr. Frankenstein and his creation, the daemon. Shelley called the scientist a "pale student of unhallowed arts" and his creation a "hideous phantasm of a man." This story is not only delightfully frightful, but arguably...
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by W. S. Gilbert
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of The Magnet and The Churn by W. S. Gilbert.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 26, 2020 Read in English by BethanyC86; Algy Pug; andybeddy; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Dominique van de Vorle; edunla7721; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Max; Patrick Wallace; Phil Schempf; Soumya and Tomas Dorrington-Hardin. A bit of frivolity in these trying...
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by Henry Mayhew
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LibriVox recording of London Labour and the London Poor Volume II by Henry Mayhew. Read in English by Gillian Hendrie Subtitled, "A Cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work." "The history of a people from the lips of the people themselves .. their labour, earnings, trials and sufferings, in their own unvarnished language, and to pourtray the condition of their homes and their families by personal...
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by Samuel Logan Brengle
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LibriVox recording of Love Slaves by Samuel Logan Brengle. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Larry Wilson; David Olson; ChadH94; Bruce Kachuk; Devorah Allen; pattymarie; Son of the Exiles; KevinS 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,...
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by Victor Hugo
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LibriVox recording of Los Miserables: Tomo III by Victor Hugo. (Translated by Nemesio Fernández .) Read in Spanish by Mongope. En este tercer volumen aparece Marius. Mario es criado por su abuelo, éste le hace creer que su padre, un coronel del ejército de Napoleón, murió en la batalla de Waterloo. Al enterarse Mario que su padre aún vive y está en Normandía, se pone en marcha, pero cuando llega su padre acaba de fallecer. Esto sumado a la diferencia de pensamiento entre su abuelo y él...
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by Gerald Stanley Lee
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LibriVox recording of The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee. Read in English by Joseph Tabler Gerald Stanley Lee speaks here-in of books and self in the time of factories, tall buildings and industry and big city making, the effects of modern civilization on the individual. - Summary by Joseph Tabler For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording....
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by H. Rider Haggard
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LibriVox  reading of Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard. Read in English by Michele Eaton This follows the story of Godfrey and Isobel and their relationship as they grow up. ( Michele Eaton ) 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 (312MB)
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LibriVox recording of The Living Animals of the World, Volume 1: Mammals by Various. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Jackie Graves; tommack; FraserP; Logan Lorenz; Shashank Jakhmola; Julian Pratley; Devorah Allen; Linda Cantoni; Amy Gramour; acousticwave; Steve Mayer; J. M. Smallheer; Diana V; Sonia; Steven Winterburn; Jude Somers; Betsy Walker; Thomas Rose; MaryAnn; Ruth P.; Max; Nettle; Brittany Waring; Kristy Carpenter; Jay Mistry; Anthony Viola; Autumn Bright; csinclair; Louise J. Belle;...
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by Claude Washburn
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LibriVox recording of The Lonely Warrior by Claude Washburn. Read in English by Lee Smalley An idealistic American enlists and fights in The Great War. This novel focuses on his life after returning to the US “hard-boiled” and cynical, a disillusioned and embittered young man who has lost all interest in his family, his job, and his fiancé. Outraged by the fact of war, he takes refuge in apathy. It is the story of many others like himself who become lonely and discouraged and of their...
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LibriVox recording of Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Impacts, Risks and Adaption in the United States by USGCRP. Read in English by Warren Kati Are you interested in learning about climate change and its current and future effects on the United States? The Fourth National Climate Assessment – Volume II is a 2018 report written in non-technical language by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, a panel of independent experts, as mandated by the Global Change Research Act of...
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Girl From Hollywood by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read in English by Joseph DeNoia The countryside outside of Los Angeles is a paradise on Earth: nature gives bounty on the land, the animals are majestic, the oaks breathe and the natural pools and ponds are all you would want on a summer's day. And if you are a Pennington or an Evans, life is simple and complete. However, every paradise has a serpent. For Rancho Ganado, that comes in the shape of Bootlegging, Drugs and...
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by Maisie Ward
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LibriVox recording of Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Dick Bourgeois-Doyle; Candace Tuttle; Kathleen Moore; Buchernarr; Carol Pelster; juddmoss; KevinS This is the first and only authorized biography of G.K. Chesterton, written by his friend, Maisie Ward. Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 – 1936), was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. He wrote around 80 books,...
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by Rabindranath Tagore
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LibriVox recording of Glimpses of Bengal by Rabindranath Tagore. Read in English by Bhavya The book is a selection of letters written by Tagore, in various places in Bengal, India. 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 (73MB)
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LibriVox recording of The Golden Bough: The Magic Art and the Evolution of Kings, Volume 2 by James Frazer. Read in English by Leon Harvey The second volume in Frazer's seminal 12 volume set on anthropology and traditional systems of belief. The superstition and magical purpose of kings is further discussed alongside the worship of trees, vegetation, fire, and the sacred marriages, and the mystical bond between people and trees. - Summary by Leon Harvey For further information, including links...
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by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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LibriVox recording of La Barraca by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez. Read in Spanish by Mongope. La barraca nos cuenta la historia de Batiste y su familia que llegan a la huerta valenciana a trabajar cultivando unas tierras abandonadas. Eran las tierras del tío Barret, caído en desgracia al no poder pagar el arrendamiento a Don Salvador, dueño de ellas. Toda la huerta se une para que nadie vuelva a ocupar esa parcela. Batiste será odiado por todos sus vecinos. Le harán de tal modo la vida...
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by Damon Runyon
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Last of the Hackdrivers by Damon Runyon. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 15, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Graham Scott; hayduo; Harmon Lee Busby; Jennifer Henry; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Ruthema and Phil Schempf. Alfred Damon Runyon was an American newspaperman and short-story writer. He was best known for his short stories celebrating the world of...
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by Emilia Pardo Bazán
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LibriVox recording of La sirena negra by Emilia Pardo Bazán. Read in Spanish by Mongope. Gaspar Montenegro un personaje de la aristocracia, adinerado cínico y amoral, conoce a una mujer, Rita Quiñones, que está muy enferma y cercana a la muerte con la que mantiene una relación amistosa sin más. Cuando fallece decide adoptar a su hijo, Rafaelín, sin escatimar en su educación. Trini es una antigua novia de Gaspar, éste decide volver a enamorar a Trini y convencerla para casarse y de...
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by David Cory
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LibriVox recording of Little Jack Rabbit and Danny Fox by David Cory. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Ellies; Kathleen Moore; Dustin Thomas; Sunbeard; Elissa Graeser David Cory is the author of over 50 children's book including the Little Jack Rabbit series and the Puss-in-Boots series. This is the second of the Little Jack Rabbit books. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Margaret Warner Morley
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LibriVox recording of Little Wanderers by Margaret Warner Morley. Read in English by SweetHome This book discusses a great variety of plants and their seeds in a simple, yet interesting way that children will enjoy. As the books says, "Plants are great travelers; they often wander far and wide. Sometimes they even cross the ocean and take up their abode in a new land.” The importance of why seeds “travel” and the various means by which they move are investigated. ( SweetHome) For...
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LibriVox recording of Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 7 by Giorgio Vasari. (Translated by Gaston du C. de Vere.) Read in English by Rita Boutros 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 architettori da Cimabue insino a' tempi nostri) is a collection of biographies of Italian artists written by the 16th-century Italian painter...
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by John Keats; Sidney Colvin
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LibriVox recording of Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats; Sidney Colvin. Read in English by Nemo; Eva Davis These are the letters of John Keats, as written to family, close friends and others during his brief, eventful years as an artist. (However, the editor chose to exclude love letters to Fanny Brawne, respecting their private nature.) The celebrated Keats letters were written between 1816–1820, and include those colorful entries penned during his 44-day tour...
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by Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Simon Evers Linda Tressel lives a lonely life with her domineering aunt, Madame Staubach, in a large house in Nuremberg. Madame Staubach takes in the odious and much older Peter Steinmarc as a lodger and plans that Linda should marry him – entirely against Linda’s will. Meanwhile Linda falls in love with Ludovic Valcalm, a disreputable young man. The book follows Linda’s fortunes. - Summary by Simon Evers For...
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by Charles Babbage
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LibriVox recording of Passages from the Life of a Philosopher by Charles Babbage. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Some men write their lives to save themselves from ennui, careless of the amount they inflict on their readers. Others write their personal history, lest some kind friend should survive them, and, in showing off his own talent, unwittingly show them up. Others, again, write their own life from a different motive—from fear that the vampires of literature might make it their...
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by Henry Richard Fox Bourne; Thomas Barnes Cochrane
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LibriVox recording of The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald: Completing the "Autobiography of a seaman". Volume 1 by Henry Richard Fox Bourne; Thomas Barnes Cochrane. Read in English by Timothy Ferguson Lord Cochrane was a Napoleonic-era sea captain, whose adventures were the source material for many popular series of naval fiction. He started to write a biography but passed away after completing only two volumes. This work, co-authored by a naval historian and...
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by Pansy
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LibriVox recording of Making Fate by Pansy. Read in English by TriciaG A group of young adults away on a nutting expedition is delayed in a hospitable home by a sudden rainstorm. After the storm, Marjorie insists that she must get home that night, albeit late, out of respect and care for her mother. Others want to extend the fun and stay away overnight. Ralph, the driver of their wagon and unspoken beau of Marjorie, is swayed by the teasing ridicule of Estelle to refuse to take them home that...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Coffee Break Collection 22 -- Days Gone By by Various. Read in English by Garth Burton; Colleen McMahon; BettyB; Craig Campbell; ChadH94; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Michele Fry This is the twenty-second Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select English language public domain works of about 15 minutes or less in duration -- perfect to listen to during commutes, workouts or coffee breaks. The topic for this collection is Days Gone By. All pieces were of a...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Carol Collection 2020. LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of 23 Christmas carols for the 2020 holiday. This year's collection includes traditional favorites and lesser-known selections in English, French, Romanian, and Latin. The singers wish all listeners around the world a happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year. (Summary by Maria Kasper) Adeste Fideles ; words and music by John Francis Wade (1711-1786). Alleluia! Gloire et louanges! ; words...
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by Susanna Moodie
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 26 recordings of A Canadian Song by Susanna Moodie. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October  25, 2020. Read in English by A D Latheron; Adrian Stephens; atrent11; andybeddy; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Eduardo Lactaoen; Frank249942; fshort; Graham Scott; Heidi L. Johnson; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Louise Poulsom; Phil Schempf; Rowan Puttergill; RomaSingh; Sarah Jabir; Shriya; Tasha...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Dealings of Captain Sharkey and Other Stories of Pirates by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by Joseph DeNoia Notorious pirates who are the scourge of the seven seas, and on land; ghost stories which scare voyagers in the jungles and the ice caps; two ships located in a fatal fight volleying broadsides as if their life depends upon it (which it does); and mysteries on land and the ocean… Sir Arthur Conan Doyle takes you on a journey with 12 tales as unique and...
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by Mrs. Hungerford
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LibriVox recording of A Bachelor's Dream by Mrs. Hungerford. Read in English by Lynda Marie Neilson This is a wonderfully written novel by Mrs. Hungerford about the perennial bachelor and the various interests in his life, where he is a doctor by trade. From taking care of his sister's children to a possible love on the horizon, the author keeps us on our toes in this quick read of a book with its many unexpected twists and turns! For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Charles Edward Chapman
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LibriVox recording of A History of California: The Spanish Period by Charles Edward Chapman. Read in English by Steven Seitel If you have ever wondered why Spain (and not Japan, which was so so much better positioned to do it) was first to “settle” the Golden State, this book is for you. Professor Chapman has produced a comprehensive and highly entertaining popular history of “the Californias,” beginning with a nod to geography and the native races and carrying on through to the arrival...
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by Boris Zaytsev
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LibriVox recording of Аграфена by Boris Zaytsev. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Наиболее значительным дореволюционным произведением Зайцевa считают повесть «Аграфена», которую сравнивали с «Жизнью человека» Леонида Андреева и в которой находили влияние прозы Фёдора Сологуба. The Agrafena story is considered the most...
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by George Eliot
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LibriVox recording of Adam Bede (version 2) by George Eliot. Read in English by Tom Denholm George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Ann Evans – an ironic ‘deception’ given that Adam Bede, her first novel, is written unashamedly from a feminist standpoint. The story centres on a pastoral love triangle. Two young men, carpenter Adam Bede and squire Captain Arthur Donnithorne, are both in love with the mercurial Hetty Sorrel. There’s a further love interest between Adam and beautiful lay...
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by Publius Papinius Statius
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LibriVox recording of Achilleid by Publius Papinius Statius. (Translated by John Henry Mozley.) Read in English by Leni The Achilleid is the third and unfinished work by the Roman poet Publius Papinius Statius. In its introduction, it promises to present the life of the hero Achilles from his youth as a pupil under the centaur Chiron to his death at Troy. The author died however before writing most of the poem, leaving only one and a half books completed. The part that remains though holds...
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by Dan McKenzie
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LibriVox recording of The City of Din by Dan McKenzie. Read in English by Amelia Chesley A treatise on the increasing loudness of modern life, including philosophical and scientific discussion of what noise is, how effects us physically, mentally, and socially in cities, on railways, at home, in workplaces, and on battlefields of war. The book concludes with some strong suggestions for protecting ourselves from noise as well as for lessening noise altogether. - Summary by Amelia Chesley For...
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by Jonathan Swift
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 7 recordings of A Description Of A City Shower by Jonathan Swift. This was the Fortnightly  Poetry project for  January 26, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf and Sommer Ward. You don't find a weather forecast like this local media. - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by François-Xavier Gautrelet
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LibriVox recording of The Christian Nurse and Her Mission in the Sick Room by François-Xavier Gautrelet. (Translated by John Mason Neale.) Read in English by pattymarie; Lola Janie; Wanda Wilkey; laurencetrask; ChadH94; Mairi Patterson; Lucretia B. François-Xavier Gautrelet was a French Jesuit priest whose legacy survives as being the inspiration and originator of the Apostleship of Prayer in 1844. In this volume he gives an extensive spritual and practical guide to nurses and others who...
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by Thomas G. Crippen
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LibriVox recording of Christmas and Christmas Lore by Thomas G. Crippen. Read in English by volunteer readers. For above forty years I have been a diligent collector of history, tradition, legend, custom, or folklore, whether from familiar or unfamiliar sources, relating to the festival of the Holy Nativity. Moreover, I have gathered copiously from scarce pamphlets of the 17th and 18th centuries, from old chapbooks, newspaper paragraphs, and magazine articles old and new, and from contact with...
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by Helen Leah Reed
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Christmas Letter by Helen Leah Reed. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  December 8, 2019. Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; JulieB3; Lee Ann Howlett; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. The trials of writing thank you notes. ( David Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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LibriVox recording of G. K. Chesterton's Newspaper Columns: The New Witness - 1921 by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by ambsweet13; mmfarris91; Sofia Moonlight; Devorah Allen; KHand; Larry Wilson; SaintAndrewHolyFool; Adrian Stephens; Chad Jackson; L. Mack; bslreader; Nate Stahlnecker; haskilllisa; nlraths; Alan Mapstone; Rhea Elsner; Greg Giordano; bthoneycutt; Mack Hopper; Judith Ignacio; Eric W.; Scott Schermerhorn; jonah45 A collection of the newspaper columns/essays written by G.K....
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by H. Rider Haggard
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LibriVox recording of Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard. Read in English by Elsie Selwyn; Keratak; Lynne T Child of Storm is a 1913 novel by H. Rider Haggard featuring Allan Quatermain. The plot is set in 1854-56 and concerns Quatermain hunting in Zululand and getting involved with Mameema, a beautiful African girl who causes great turmoil in the Zulu kingdom. The novel is the second in a trilogy by Haggard involving the collapse of the Zulu kingdom and featuring the dwarf Zikali. The first...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 038 by Various. Read in English by Barbara Crockett; Colleen McMahon; Temiah Rockwell; Catherine LaVarre; Craig Franklin; BettyB; Hamzah; Hiranmayi; Max Hollway; Suzabelle; MaybeCordelia; David M Anderson; Owlivia Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 038: 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...
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by Robert Dodsley
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LibriVox recording of Cleone. A Tragedy by Robert Dodsley. Read in English by Joshua Paul Seeger. This is a play in 5 acts. From the playwright's preface: "An imperfect hint towards the Fable of the following Tragedy was taken from the Legend of St. Genevieve written originally in French, and translated into English about an hundred years ago by Sir William Lower." It tells a story of jealousy and deceit turning friend against friend to acquire wealth and love. - Summary by Joshua...
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by Horatio Alger, Jr.
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LibriVox recording of Ben, The Luggage Boy; Or, Among the Wharves by Horatio Alger, Jr.. Read in English by KevinS; Tommy Hersant; James K. White; Luke Castle; Seaquill; Shashank Jakhmola; Knitnlorie; Jackie Graves; Gillian Hendrie Ben, after running away from home, must find a way to survive on the streets. According to the preface, the book was based on a true story told to the author by a real boy named Ben. - Summary by Elsie Selwyn For further information, including links to online text,...
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LibriVox recording of The Chronicles of America Volume 10 - Conquest of New France by George Wrong. Read in English by Jim Locke The English colonies, holding a great stretch of the Atlantic seaboard, increased in number and power. New France also grew stronger. The steady hostility of the rivals never wavered. There was, indeed, little open warfare as long as the two Crowns remained at peace. From 1660 to 1688, the Stuart rulers of England remained subservient to their cousin the Bourbon King...
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by Júlia Lopes de Almeida
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LibriVox recording of Correio da Roça by Júlia Lopes de Almeida. Read in Portuguese by Rachel Moraes; Leni Maria ficou viúva e os credores levaram a vida de luxo e abastança em que viviam no Rio de Janeiro. E ela e as 4 filhas, educadas para viver na cidade, têm que se mudar para a fazenda que restou para a família, lá na serra, no interior bravo. Passam então a viver em um velho casarão com ares de convento, onde a música que se escuta à noite é a da orquestra do coaxar dos sapos....
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