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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Drive the Cold Winter Away by an unknown poet. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 13, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Silver5key; Larry Wilson; Marya James; Phil Schempf; Paul Harvey; rikkigail2012; TriciaG; TommyP A delightful poem written sometime before ca. 1625. Sometimes erroneously attributed to Tom Durfey (1653-1723) -...
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LibriVox recording of Dreams Collection 2 - Stories and Poems by Various. Read in English by Newgatenovelist; Dan Gurzynski; ChadH94; April6090; Scarbo; Michelle Dyer; Colleen McMahon; NR Collard; Daniel Davison; Micfairy252; Louise J. Belle; Andrew Gaunce; Sarah Jabir This is a collection of 20 stories and/or poems, contributed by Librivox volunteers, pertaining to dreams. ( ~ Michele Fry) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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LibriVox recording of Dreams Collection 1 - Stories and Poems by Various. Read in English by Michele Fry; Nemo; dg73; Phil Schempf; Newgatenovelist; Steve Mayer; William Allan Jones; Sarah Brown; Algy Pug; mokka; Colleen McMahon; Amy Gramour This is a collection of 20 stories and/or poems, contributed by Librivox volunteers, pertaining to dreams. ( ~ Michele Fry) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Forrest Crissey
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LibriVox recording of Tattlings of a Retired Politician by Forrest Crissey. Read in English by DrPGould; zanship; Billium113; John; Lynda Marie Neilson "The letters (non-partisan) of Hon. William Bradley, Ex-Governor and former veteran of practical politics, written to his friend and protege Ned who is still busy 'carving a career back in the old state.'" ( F. Crissey) This is a novel filled with humorous political anecdotes by the main character, the Honorable William Bradley, told...
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by John Ruskin
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LibriVox recording of Sésame et les lys by John Ruskin. (Translated by Marcel Proust.) Read in French by Christiane Jehanne La préface est écrite en 1906, par Marcel Proust, il s'agit de ce texte très célèbre et passionnant : "Sur la lecture". Puis suivent deux conférences de 1865 de John Ruskin avec en 01: Sésame, et, en 02 : Les lys., traduites en français par Marcel Proust en 1906. Lecture, littérature, l’importance de lire, et aussi des propos sur l’éducation. De...
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by G. A. McLaughlin
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LibriVox recording of Saved and Kept or How to Get Saved and How to Keep Saved by G. A. McLaughlin. Read in English by David Wise This little volume is by no means intended to be a theological work. Nor does it attempt to show the details of the Christian life. The author seeks to point out the principal means by which sincere souls may be saved and keep saved. It is intended to be a simple, direct exposition of the way of salvation, put in every-day language, with the earnest desire that...
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by Katherine Cecil Thurston
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LibriVox recording of The Masquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston. Read in English by Simon Evers In the London fog, two men bump into each other one night. They are immediately unnerved by their exact resemblance to each other. Jack Chilcote MP is a rising political star and John Loder a man with a thwarted ambition. The plan they jointly hatch leads to a story of high tension both politically and personally. The book has been turned into a play and four films over the years. The authoress...
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by Marietta Holley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Summer by Marietta Holley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  September 13, 2020. Read in English by Alex Foster; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; EliseDee; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Lee Ann Howlett; myjennings; Nayeer; Nathan Breisath; Phil Schempf; Rowan Puttergill; RomaSingh; spatel2; Noori and Tracy Carnes. Marietta Holley was an American humorist who used satire to comment on U.S. society and...
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by Margaret Fuller
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LibriVox recording of Summer on the Lakes, in 1843 by Margaret Fuller. Read in English by KevinS; TriciaG; Betsy Walker; Ciufi Galeazzi Margaret Fuller, the American early proponent for Women's rights, writes of her visits to the Great Lakes in the summer of 1843. - 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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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 072 by Various. Read in English by Mike Manolakes; Alisha; Rapunzelina; Colleen McMahon; Dessa Dixon; calvin7; Michael Fury; lmcnatt; Dale Grothmann; James Jenkins; Andrew Gaunce; Mark; sonson; Jeff Rogers Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre...
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by Gertrude Stein
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Roast Beef by Gertrude Stein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  January 19. 2020. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; David Lawrence; Ethan Hurst; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Nemo and Seamus Dobbin. The last stanza of the prose poem Roastbeef, part of 'Food', taken from Stein's book Tender Buttons (1914), consisting of three sections titled "Objects", "Food", and "Rooms"....
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LibriVox recording of Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 033 by Various. Read in German by Boris; Max Reichlich; lorda; seito; Sonia Eine Sammlung von 20 deutschen Gedichten für LibriVox. Eine Liste weiterer kurzer Aufnahmen (Erzählungen, Gedichte, Märchen, Essays) in anderen LibriVox Sammlungen gibt es hier. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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LibriVox recording of Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 055 by Various. Read in German by schrm; lorda; Karlsson Diese Sammlung umfasst 10 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres. 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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by Julian Hawthorne
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LibriVox recording of Rumpty-Dudget's Tower: A Fairy Tale by Julian Hawthorne. Read in English by Larry Wilson; John Anderson; Mooninya Julian Hawthorne spins a charming fairy tale featuring the mischievous dwarf Rumpty-Dudget', Princess Hilda, Prince Frank and the Queen. Add in some gnomes, golden Ivy-seed, diamond water-drops and magic fire and you are in for enchanting adventures. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Paula Dehmel
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LibriVox recording of Singinens Geschichten by Paula Dehmel. Read in German by Margot; Hermine; schrm; lorda; Sonia Lieder, Gedichte, Märchen und Geschichten, welche sich Singine für sich ausgedacht hat. Alles spielt in ihrer direkten Umgebung und so kommen viele Personen immer wieder vor wodurch man immer vertrauter mit Singine und ihrer Umgebung wird. Da sie keine Geschwister hat, liest sie alles dem Jagdhund Dorkas vor. Ihr Onkel rät ihr alles aufzuschreiben, was sie dann auch tut. -...
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 203 by Various. Read in English by Kristine Wales; Bruce Kachuk; Sonia; Phil Schempf; Dale Grothmann; Newgatenovelist; Larry Wilson; Craig Campbell; Wyn Stewart; Mike Overby; edunla7721; Tomas Peter; mysticXrune; April6090; ChadH94; harlomatic; Winston Tharp; Gurjas; Kelly S. Taylor; Colleen McMahon; Bill Ricardi; TriciaG; KevinS; Daniel N. Hixson; Peter Thomlinson; Kasper; MichaelMaggs This is a collection of 63 poems read in English by LibriVox...
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 205 by Various. This is a collection of 69 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2020. 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 (58MB)
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 201 by Various. This is a collection of 49 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2020. 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 (42MB)
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 092 by Various. Read in English by Daniel Davison; ChadH94; Dale Grothmann; Wayne Cooke; Colleen McMahon; Rita Boutros; TriciaG; Mari Patterson; Andrew Gaunce This collection of short stories in the English Language brings another rich compendium of old favorites fro Lord Dunsany, Guy de Maupassant, Oliver Wendell Holmes and Kate Chopin. They are joined by whimsical pieces by Colette, Fenton Johnson and others. For further information, including...
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 086 by Various. Read in English by Rob Marland; DanGN; AjaGN; Kelly S. Taylor; Dale Grothmann; Phil Schempf; ChadH94; Lynne T; MichaelMaggs; KevinS; Grace Buchanan; Peter Thomlinson A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. Old favorites, such as Oscar Wilde, Lord Dunsany, Stephen Leacock and others are joined by less familiar writers to bring you tales of lessons to be learned, poignant romance, the...
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 069 by Various. Read in English by Dale Grothmann; Rohan31; Jedediah Smith; ZeeDee; Curtis R.; Dan Gurzynski; evanrw; Liam Green; dfrakk; Tommy Hersant; Rapunzelina; Andrew Gaunce; Larry Wilson Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires...
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by Hilaire Belloc
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LibriVox recording of The Green Overcoat by Hilaire Belloc. Read in English by Russ Hobbs This rollicking novel captures the minor moral dilemma of thin, shy, nervous, Professor Higginson, psychologist, as he comes under the eye of the enemy of his soul through an encounter with a green overcoat. The quixotic adventure that follows will bring the childlike reader laughter like rainfall. This is Belloc at his Chestertonian best! - Summary by Russ Hobbs For further information, including links to...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Rocket by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Availle; ToddHW; alanmapstone; Rob Marland; Tomas Peter; MichaelMaggs; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; Sonia; TJ Burns; Adam Bielka; Son of the Exiles Gentlemen out away from London, looking for wives. "I'm going to settle down, hearthrug and slippers and all that sort of thing." "So a lot of us have made up our minds to marry and retire from public life, and as I couldn't find any suitable partie in London -...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of The Tragedy of King Richard II (version 2) by William Shakespeare. Read in English by Hamlet; Sonia; Tomas Peter; Craig Franklin Billed by scholars as the first part of the all-encompassing Henriad , Richard II is a richly satisfying probe into the inner workings of monarchical rule and its evolution from being seen as divinely held to a more modern conception that incorporates political cunning. Shakespeare positions the titular Richard in the former position, his...
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by Norman Douglas
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LibriVox recording of Unprofessional Tales by Norman Douglas. Read in English by volunteer readers. A collection of stories exploring the psychological and paranormal, some stories bordering on the macabre. - Summary by Luke Castle 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...
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of Tracked by a Tattoo by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins; Mark Nelson Mysteries abound in this crime novel by Fergus Hume. Mr. Fanks, detective of Scotland Yard, is not all he seems, for when off-duty, he assumes his real identity of Octavius Rixton, well-to-do idler. When the scent of a murder reaches him, he is instantly Mr. Fanks and on the pursuit. A guilty looking innkeeper nicknamed Queen Beelzebub and a suspicious doctor named Renshaw further complicate...
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by Paul Bourget
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LibriVox recording of Un scrupule et Dualité by Paul Bourget. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne Un scrupule, 1893, suivi de Dualité, 1900. L’histoire de Blanche, la « petite » sœur d’Aline, dans le Paris mondain et demi_mondain du 19 ème siècle. Société, moeurs et sentiments… Beaucoup de charme et de délicatesse, et le talent très fluide de l’auteur. - Summary by Christiane Jehanne For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Lucian of Samosata
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LibriVox recording of Lucian's Dialogues Volume 4: Zeus the Tragedian by Lucian of Samosata. (Translated by Howard Williams.) Read in English as a dramatic reading by LibriVox Volunteers. Zeus, gloomy and in tragic distress, is implored by Hermes and Athena to divulge the cause of his melancholy condition; while Hera, true to her Homeric character, confidently attributes it to another earthly amour. The king of gods and men, thus adjured, announced the true reason of his anxiety--daring...
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by Lee Sutton
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LibriVox recording of Venus Boy by Lee Sutton. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The colony on Venus is struggling to survive. All animal life on the planet, from the deadly Arrow Birds to the huge Rhinosaurs are deadly and out to kill any human they can get at. But Venus is home to an extremely valuable resource, the claws and teeth of the little 'bears' called Marva. One of the beautiful diamond hard claws is worth a million dollars. Hunters flock to the planet to find and kill these bears....
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by Maurice Maeterlinck
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LibriVox recording of La vie des abeilles by Maurice Maeterlinck. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne Vie de ces insectes stupéfiants, et aussi philosophie, voire mysticisme..., l'Esprit de la Ruche ... - Summary by Christiane Jehanne For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Johanna Spyri
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LibriVox recording of Vinzi: A Story of the Swiss Alps by Johanna Spyri. (Translated by Elisabeth P. Stork.) Read in English by Anita Sloma-Martinez At 12 years old, Vinzi's only desire is to study his beloved music. But his father wants to make a farmer of him, and is displeased whenever he finds Vinzi yielding to his musical inclination. Mother and sister look on wistfully as circumstances go beyond their control, but throughout, they trust to the protection of their Father in Heaven. This is...
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by Titus Maccius Plautus
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LibriVox recording of Trinummus: The Three Pieces of Money by Titus Maccius Plautus. (Translated by Henry Thomas Riley.) Read in English by a full cast. Buried treasure, reckless son, exile, young love, betrayal, detection - all as relevant today as when this comedy was written 2200 years ago. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Luxury: Sonia Poverty: Availle Charmides, an Athenian merchant: ToddHW Lesbonicus, the son of Charmides: Rémi Callicles, a friend of Charmides: Mike Manolakes Megaronides,...
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by Madison Cawein
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 22 recordings of Witnesses by Madison Cawein. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for  August 2, 2020. Read in English by Algy Pug; benjamin shelley; Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Dominique van de Vorle; Edmond Aggabao; EliseDee; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; James Egalsson; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Quin Herron; RavenLi; Rachel Stoughton and MaybeCordelia. Cawein's poetry allied his...
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by Patanjali
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LibriVox recording of The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (1917 edition) by Patanjali. (Translated by Charles Johnston.) Read in English by Kyle James Maclean The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are in themselves exceedingly brief, less than ten pages of large type in the original. Yet they contain the essence of practical wisdom, set forth in admirable order and detail. The theme, if the present interpreter be right, is the great regeneration, the birth of the spiritual from the psychical man: the same...
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by Henry Esmond Christman
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LibriVox recording of Tin Horns and Calico by Henry Esmond Christman. Read in English by Maria Kasper In the early 19th century, in the Hudson Valley of New York State, hundreds of square miles of land were still the feudal domains of large landowners known as patroons. Such families as the Van Rensselaers, Livingstons, and Schuylers owned the farms and towns in which hundreds of thousands of ordinary people lived and worked. Even the capitol city of New York State, Albany, was encompassed in...
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by Rev. Henry Grey Graham
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LibriVox recording of Where We Got the Bible: Our Debt to the Catholic Church by Rev. Henry Grey Graham. Read in English by Eduardo; Phil Chenevert; KevinS; Nancy Midlin; Tatiana Chichilla In "Where We Got the Bible", the author, himself a convert from Calvinism, explains how the Catholic Church compiled the sacred text, how medieval monks preserved it, and how Catholic scholars first gave Christians the Bible in their own languages. This little book about the Bible grew out of...
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by George Kelly
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LibriVox recording of The Torch-Bearers by George Kelly. Read in English by Matthew Reece; Larry Wilson; KHand; larryhayes7; Devorah Allen; TJ Burns; EmmaHatton; Jenn Broda; JennPratt; Adam Bielka; DrewStarmer; ToddHW; B L Newman "The cold, historical fact is that at about 9:15 o’clock on the evening of August 29th, 1922, five or six hundred average New Yorkers, two or three hundred friends of the management, and about fifty sophisticated first-nighters were in grave danger of rolling...
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LibriVox recording of Think well on't, or, Reflections on the great truths of the Christian religion for every day of the month by Richard Challoner. Read in English by ancientchristian Richard Challoner (1691–1781) was an English Roman Catholic bishop. He is perhaps most famous for his revision of the Douay–Rheims translation of the Bible. In this work he gives reflections on the general truths about the Christian religion for each day of the month. He also provides an introduction about...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Jade Flute by Various Chinese Authors. Read in English by Frédéric Surget A collection of mindful ancient Chinese poetry by Li Po, Wan Ts’u, Mei Chang and other masters set in English prose by anonymous translators. (Summary by Frédéric Surget) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Sketches by Boz, version 2 by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet A collection of early writings of Charles Dickens under his early pseudonym, "Boz." They first appeared in various publications from 1833 to 1836. Divided into four sections, "Our Parish," "Scenes," "Characters," and "Tales." The first three sections are descriptions of various people and places, and the final section contains fictional short stories....
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by Margery Watson
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LibriVox recording of Ruffles and Danny, or the Responsibilty of Ruffles by Margery Watson. Read in English by TriciaG A nice little story about a widower, his 18-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son, and their vacation from their home in Colorado to the shores of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. There they meet some friendly locals, and... the story continues. The reader picked up this book at a thrift store, saw it was out of copyright, and recorded it "sight unseen". It was worth the risk....
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LibriVox recording of Силуэты русских писателей, Выпуск 3 by Yuly Aykhenvald. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Бесконечно преданный русской литературе, Юлий Айхенвальд видел писателя как уникальную личность и не признавал литературных школ и течений. Oн погиб в Париже, возвращаясь ночью от Набоковых...
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by John Gray
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LibriVox recording of Silverpoints by John Gray. Read in English by Rob Marland; Julian Pratley; Lynda Marie Neilson; Valentina Vocelli; Larry Wilson; Alan Mapstone; ChadH94; Andrew Gaunce Silverpoints is the first collection of poems by John Gray. Some saw Gray as a protégé of Oscar Wilde, who agreed to underwrite the publication of Silverpoints. It includes Gray's original poems and his translations from the French of Verlaine, Mallarmé, Rimbaud, and Baudelaire. - Summary by Rob Marland...
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by George Herbert
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LibriVox recording of Selected Poems by George Herbert. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland These poems, from Herbert’s book The Temple , show the evolution of a soul’s relationship with God. Sudden reversals of mood are common, for although Herbert is best known for his quiet tone, he was not a tranquil man but proud and ambitious. He achieved tranquility by active effort. His works may be read autobiographically, for they are intensely personal. Yet through his personal experience we...
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by Harry Collingwood
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LibriVox recording of The Pirate Island: A Story of the South Pacific by Harry Collingwood. Read in English by OliverBoliver A story of sea-faring adventure including a shipwreck with a daring rescue, a ship fire and a close escape, pirates and enslavement, gold, danger, redemption and a desperate bid for freedom. There is excitement in every chapter in this harrowing tale of the crew and passengers of the Galatea as they voyage from England to Australia and back. (Summary by OliverBoliver) For...
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by Clemence Dane
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LibriVox recording of Regiment of Women by Clemence Dane. Read in English by Nancy Gorgen; Bhavya; Elsie Selwyn; Courtney S; Lola Janie; ChadH94; Lynette Caulkins; Sky Asimaru; Hopeforce1 Set in a small town in Edwardian England, Regiment of Women is about the relationship between two teachers at a private (and elitist) girls' school. One of them, Clare Hartill, is in her mid-thirties and runs the school in all but name. Most of the girls are devoted to Hartill and gladly suffer under her...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Reise nach dem Mittelpunkt der Erde by Jules Verne. Read in German by Karlsson Hamburg, 1863. Der Geologe Professor Otto Lidenbrock entdeckt in einem mehrere hundert Jahre alten Buch eine verschlüsselte Schrift, die einen Weg zum Mittelpunkt der Erde zu beschreiben scheint: durch den Krater des isländischen Vulkans "Sneffels Yocul". Kurz entschlossen macht er sich mit seinem Neffen auf die abenteuerliche Reise in eine phantastische und völlig unbekannte Welt....
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by Rev. Francois Xavier Schouppe
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LibriVox recording of Purgatory by Rev. Francois Xavier Schouppe. Read in English by John Purgatory by FX Schouppe, SJ, a french Catholic theologian who died in November, 1904 details the place where saved souls go before Heaven. Think of it as a temporary cleaning or purging place for those who aren't going to Hell. Fire, burning and intense pain for various lengths of time make up the experience of Purgatory. The author details eyewitness accounts and blood chilling stories from the...
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by David Cory
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LibriVox recording of Puss in Boots, Jr. and Tom Thumb by David Cory. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Julian Pratley; Brent "Buddha" George; Noelle; Lucas O'Brien; Laurel Emerson; Lily; Kathleen Moore; Eric W.; Diane Castillo; mleigh; Kristin Micalizio; Slyma12; Clark Pigeau; Dylan M. Davis David Cory is the author of more than 40 childrens books. This book is in his series of Puss in Boots, Jr. The roots of the legend of Puss in Boots seems to go back to Italian folklore. These...
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by Robert Bloomer Hare Bell
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LibriVox recording of The Laughing Bear and other stories by Robert Bloomer Hare Bell. Read in English by JT; Erin Stone; Kathleen Moore; RPBrevard; Kessie; KevinS A collection of unique stories for listeners with the wisdom to see a bit beyond the printed words. The stories start in Korea with The Laughing Bear (or MOUWOU The Deliverer.as he is also called in Korea) and move through the world of a not nice girl and the visits she receives from the Gray Witch, to the hilarious adventures in the...
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by Howard R. Garis
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LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily's Story Book by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by realisticspeakers; Kathleen Moore; Kathryn Phipps; Dr. Lyndon; AbbyJay; Matea Bracic; laurencetrask; Nan Dodge; KevinS Dear Children: This is a quite different book from any others you may have read about me. In this volume I have some adventures with real children, like yourselves, as well as with my animal friends. These stories tell of the joyous, funny, exciting and everyday adventures that happen to you...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of First Chapter Collection 06 by Various. Read in English by Grace Buchanan; BettyB; Craig Campbell; Pseudonymous Nerd; Bruce Kachuk; KevinS; Larry Wilson; hayduo; Anita Sloma-Martinez; ChadH94 The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. Here we offer the sixth First Chapter Collection" in which readers share the first chapters of a variety of fiction and non-fiction works. For further...
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by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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LibriVox recording of Moral letters to Lucilius (Epistulae morales ad Lucilium) by Lucius Annaeus Seneca. (Translated by Richard M. Gummere.) Read in English by John Van Stan Seneca the Younger’s letters to his friend, Lucilius Junior, appear to have been written with a broad audience in mind. These letters introduce major themes of Stoic philosophy and have been a source of inspiration and comfort for readers throughout the centuries. - Summary by jvanstan For further information, including...
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by Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of Hidden Foes by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by ToddHW; Owlivia; Flamboyant Otter; Mike Manolakes; Tony Posante; Nancy Gorgen; Daniel Johnson-Carter; AlanCrookham; Paul Harvey; JustinPaul 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". He has his work cut out when a body is...
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 03 by Various. Read in English by volunteer readers. This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends, heroes, myths, and ancient lore from many different cultures. - Summary by Lynette Caulkins For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to...
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by Baltasar Gracián
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LibriVox recording of The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián. (Translated by Joseph Jacobs.) Read in English by Sonia; Sandra Schmit; Sonrisa Jones; Ken Masters; Wayne Cooke; Tina Ding; Davi Bicudo 300 short maxims by Spanish Jesuit Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658). The advice is still useful and insightful for our modern world. Gracian was considered one of the most interesting philosophers by both Nietzsche und Schopenhauer, and the latter translated The Art of Worldly Wisdom into German....
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by Frank W. Boreham
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LibriVox recording of Mountains in the Mist by Frank W. Boreham. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Frank Boreham was a well known preacher who served in England, Australia, and New Zealand. He published dozens of books and thousands of editorials during his lifetime, with no sign of slowing down, even up until his death at age 88. He wrote with a distinctive style, seeming to be able to draw a spiritual lesson out of any conceivable topic. In this volume, Boreham invites us to view...
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by Harriet Theresa Comstock
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LibriVox recording of Molly, The Drummer Boy by Harriet Theresa Comstock . Read in English by KevinS; Lily; weezer; Tristan Molly, The Drummer Boy is the tale of a brave drummer, who, during the war of the Revolution, passed like a gleam of brightness, fun—and alas! sadness through the scenes of war and bloodshed; winning the friendship of all, the esteem and consideration of General Washington himself, and lastly a page or so in history. - Summary by Harriet Theresa Comstock For further...
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LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 027 - Poetry & Prose by Various. Read in Multilingual by Melina Hristova; invisibleCat; Vivienne Wong; Sonia; lorda; Piotr Nater; Victor Seremet; T.Honcharyk; Hanna Ponomarenko This is our 27th collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English) as listed below. All chosen and recorded by Librivox volunteers. - Summary by ToddHW 1. Bulgarian - Поет [Poet]...
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by Théophile Gautier
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LibriVox recording of La Muerta Enamorada by Théophile Gautier. Read in Spanish by Mongope En esta obra corta de Gautier un anciano sacerdote, Romualdo, relata su experiencia de amor con la bella Clarimonda. Romualdo en el oficio de toma de sus hábitos queda deslumbrado por la belleza de una misteriosa mujer que no deja de mirarle y que al finalizar la ceremonia habla con él y le augura la infelicidad por haber dedicado su vida a Dios. El superior de Romualdo, Serapio, le advierte sobre el...
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 01 by Various Authors. Read in English by Volunteer Readers. This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. Appropriate stories tell of legends, heroes, myths, and ancient lore. - Summary by Lynette Caulkins 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 Kenjiro Tokutomi
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LibriVox recording of Nami-ko by Kenjiro Tokutomi. (Translated by Sakae Shioya; Edwin Francis Edgett.) Read in English by Availle Nami-ko, a young woman of a noble Japanese family, has recently married the naval officer Takeo, the only heir of a friend of her father's. The couple is very happy together and Takeo is doing everything to create the perfect life for his wife, even more so when she contracts tuberculosis. Takeo's mother, however, sees Nami's illness as a threat to the survival of...
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by Frances Moore Brooke
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LibriVox recording of The History of Emily Montague, Vol. IV (Dramatic Reading) by Frances Moore Brooke. Read by LibriVox Volunteers The novel takes place 10 years after the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 when Quebec becomes a British colony. Written as a collection of letters, the story follows the relationships between Edward Rivers (a British soldier), his friend, John Temple (rather a cad), Emily Montague (a young British woman), and her dearest friend, Arabella Fermor (a...
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LibriVox recording of A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880, Volume IV by Justin McCarthy. Read in English by Pamela Nagami The fourth and concluding volume of this history of Victorian Britain opens with the brutal repression in 1865 of a rebellion by ex-slaves in Jamaica. Then in 1867, the Conservative Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, takes his celebrated "leap in the dark" with the passage of the most comprehensive...
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by L. T. Meade; Robert Eustace
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LibriVox recording of The Heart of a Mystery by L. T. Meade; Robert Eustace. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer The Heart of Mystery by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace was published in 1901 in six installments in the Windsor Magazine, Vol. 14. The stories relate the adventures of a young Englishman summoned to the deathbed of an old friend in Paris who subsequently finds himself embroiled in a web of danger, espionage and intrigue . - Summary by J. M. Smallheer For further information, including...
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by Arnold Bennett
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LibriVox recording of Over There: War Scenes On The Western Front by Arnold Bennett. Read in English by David Wales Bennett's served in many capacities in the WWI war effort. After a visit to the Western Front he wrote this 1915 collection of essays about his impressions. He declined being awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) at the end of the war. - Summary by David Wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Antonio Machado Ruiz
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LibriVox recording of Páginas escogidas by Antonio Machado Ruiz. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans. El presente libro es una recopilación de poemas escogidos por el mismo Antonio Machado, autor de los libros "Soledades. Soledades Galerías y Otros Poemas", "Canciones - Humoradas", "Campos de Castilla" y "La Tierra de Alvargonzales". A diferencia de otros poemarios, cada uno de estos libros tiene una esencia distinta, algunos poemas tratan de la patria,...
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by Mary Russell Mitford
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LibriVox recording of Our Village, Volume 1 by Mary Russell Mitford. Read in English by annie70 This book is a compilation of short stories originally published in several series in The Lady's Magazine. Volume 1 covers a period of about 18 months, then later, Volume 2 chronicles the changes when Miss Mitford returns to the village some 2 years later. The book's subtitle is “sketches of rural character and scenery”... and this perfectly describes its contents. People and nature are minutely...
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LibriVox recording of Orpheu no.1 by . Read in Portuguese by Jorge Luis; Katarina K. Müller; Pier; Davi Bicudo; Lucas Oliveira; Rachel Moraes; DainezC; Isa; Carlos Tonhatti; Leni; Dey Andriotti Orpheu -- Revista Trimestral de Literatura foi um periódico publicado em Lisboa, que apesar de apenas ter dois números, teve grande impacto na literatura em língua portuguesa. O seu vanguardismo inspirou movimentos literários de renovação da literatura portuguesa, por ter introduzido em Portugal o...
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by Hester Travers Smith
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LibriVox recording of Oscar Wilde from Purgatory by Hester Travers Smith. Read in English by Rob Marland Hester Dowden, who wrote under the name Hester Travers Smith, was an Irish spiritualist medium. She claimed to have communicated with the spirits of various celebrities. In Oscar Wilde from Purgatory, she reproduces the text of her "conversations" with the Irish poet and playwright, conducted via a Ouija board and automatic writing. Wilde proves just as talkative after death as he...
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by Joaquim Nabuco
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LibriVox recording of O Abolicionismo by Joaquim Nabuco. Read in Portuguese by Rachel Moraes “O Abolicionismo” é uma das obras mais importantes para a abolição da escravatura, no Brasil. Ela propõe, como tarefa imediata para a época, a emancipação dos escravos e seus filhos, bem como a tarefa da anulação dos efeitos de um regime que por três séculos criou e alimentou situações que destroçaram o espírito de Justiça e Humanidade. Ou seja, esta obra de Joaquim Nabuco,...
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by O. Henry
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LibriVox recording of O. Henry Encore by O. Henry. Read in English by Thomhand; Phil Schempf These 45 early stories, sketches and poems by the famed O. Henry, nearly all published under the pseudonym of the "Post Man", were discovered in the files of the Houston Post, 1895-1896, by Mary Sunlocks Harrell while she was conducting research in 1934-35 for her M.A. degree at the University of Texas. These writings were published just before O. Henry, or Will Porter as he was known at that...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of One Act Play Collection 013 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Here, in our 13th collection, are 10 One Act Plays for your enjoyment. They range from tales of ancient Greek sailors to a story about early 1900 moonshiners; many short gems to make you laugh, cry, think, or all three. NOTE: Although the plays here were all published before 1923 and hence are in the Public Domain in the U.S., Alice Gerstenberg, Elizabeth Lay and Hugh Heffner died in 1972,...
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by Lina Beard
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LibriVox recording of On The Trail: An Outdoor Book for Girls by Lina and Adelia Beard. Read LibriVox Volunteers Lina and Adelia Beard, co-founders of the first American girls' scouting group, originally called the Girl Scout Society, then the Girl Pioneers, and finally as the Camp Fire Girls, provide practical advice and encouragement to girls and young women who wish to explore a "free, wholesome, and adventurous outdoor life." - Summary by Christine Lehman, aka stoogeswoman For...
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by Charles H. Firth
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LibriVox recording of Oliver Cromwell and the Rule of the Puritans in England by Charles H. Firth. Read in English by Ruth P.; Eric Evans; L0ki; Avyndus; Gary Conway; Richard Beiswanger; merendo07; fshort; niko1812; Beth Blakely The Life of Cromwell is in part based on an article contributed by the author to the Dictionary of National Biography in 1888, but embodies the result of later researches, and of recently discovered documents such as the Clarke Papers. The battle plans have been...
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by H. Beam Piper
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LibriVox recording of Omnilingual (Version 3) by H. Beam Piper. Read in English by Trish E. Matson This short story published in 1957 is unusual for its time in that its protagonist is a female scientist, and there is no romantic subplot. Helped by some of her teammates on the Mars exploration crew, and hindered by others, she struggles to decipher the meanings of the artifacts left by an extinct alien species. What possible frame of reference can humans and the long-gone Martians have in...
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by Klara Stroebe
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LibriVox recording of The Norwegian Fairy Book by Klara Stroebe. (Translated by Frederick Herman Martens.) Read in English by Paul Harvey These Norwegian tales of elemental mountain, forest and sea spirits, have been handed down by hinds and huntsmen, wood choppers and fisher folk. They are men who led a hard and lonely life amid primitive surroundings. The Norwegian Fairy Book has an appeal for one and all, since it is a book in which the mirror of fairy-tale reflects human yearnings and...
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by Arthur Henry Patterson
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LibriVox recording of Notes of An East Coast Naturalist by Arthur Henry Patterson. Read in English by TND Arthur Henry Patterson was a self-taught naturalist with an immeasurable knowledge and perspicacity of the Broadland region’s flora and fauna – especially the area around Great Yarmouth and Breydon Water. He was the author of many books about Broadland and was a regular and popular contributor (under the pen name of John Knowlittle) to the local county newspaper. From an early age, he...
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by Duncan Campbell Scott
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 8 recordings of A Night in March by Duncan Campbell Scott. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  March 1 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Newgatenovelist; Harmon Lee Busby; Larry Wilson; Nemo; Phil Schempf and rumpledpoetry. Hopefully this Fortnightly poem will encourage spring to arrive. ( 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 G. F. Young
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LibriVox recording of The Medici, Volume 1 by G. F. Young. Read in English by volunteer readers. This work relates the history of the Medici family through three centuries and eleven generations, from its rise from obscurity, to its zenith of power and influence, to its eventual decay and ruin. It outlines their history in conjunction with the major events of Europe and dwells much on the artists and artworks patronized by the Medici - the impetus of the Renaissance. This first volume brings to...
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by Jakob Elias Poritzky
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LibriVox recording of Meine Hölle by Jakob Elias Poritzky. Read in German by Petra Zaldi Wir folgen dem jüdischen Ich-Erzähler auf der Flucht vor seiner Familie nach Paris, wo er als Verkäufer von Kleinkram seinen Lebensunterhalt zu bestreiten versucht. Er bewegt sich ständig am untersten Rand der Gesellschaft in der Gesellschaft von Bettlern und Prostituierten und fühlt sich ihnen doch überlegen. Er zieht schließlich nach Berlin und beginnt dort zu studieren, kann sich aber dennoch...
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by Frank Gelett Burgess
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LibriVox recording of The Maxims of Methuselah by Frank Gelett Burgess. Read in English by volunteer readers. Being the Advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age, in Regard to Women. The following is, so far as I know, the only authentic rendering into the English language of the three hundred and thirty parables attributed to Methuselah. . . . Of its origin, the book, although freely rendered into the idiom of the hour,...
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by Paul Severing
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LibriVox recording of Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers The purpose of this little book is to give a general idea of a few of the great achievements of our time. For instance, the flying machine is engaging the attention of the old, the young and the middle-aged, and soon the whole world will be on the wing. Radium, "the revealer," is opening the door to possibilities almost beyond human conception. Wireless Telegraphy is crossing...
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends Around The World - Collection 02 by Various authors. Read in English by Aisling; Daniel Davison; InsPri; Colleen McMahon; Laurel Emerson; John Pederson; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Layabanoor; Mack Hopper; Lydia Rebehn; Alix Grace This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends, heroes, myths, and ancient lore from many different cultures. - Summary by Lynette Caulkins...
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by Wilhelm Meinhold
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LibriVox recording of Mary Schweidler, the Amber Witch by Wilhelm Meinhold. (Translated by Lucie Duff-Gordon.) Read in English by Mark Nelson; Sissyneck; KHand; Lucretia B.; SpookyNoodle; AnnaLisa Bodtker; ToddHW; Lynette Caulkins; Lynne T; Lleskk Wilhelm Meinhold, a Pomeranian priest working on the Island of Usedom, relates the story of Mary Schweidler, the Amber Witch. The author assures us that the story he has to tell is based on a manuscript he found in the parish church, originally...
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by Johnston McCulley
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LibriVox recording of The Mark of Zorro by Johnston McCulley. Read in English by Mark F. Smith In Spanish California, a troubling pattern had developed. The natives were reduced to peasants, the Franciscan friars that ministered to them were derided, and the only people who mattered were the caballeros – who styled themselves as knights of the New World. These men strutted about in elegant clothes, riding magnificent horses, and sporting rapiers at their sides that they were quick to draw if...
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by National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - 05. May 1898 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, May 1898, the Cuba Number. It includes the following articles: Cuba, by Robert T. Hill The Florida Coast Line Canal The Origin of West India Bird Life, by Frank M. Chapman Trade of the United States with Cuba, by John Hyde Captain Charles D. Sigsbee, U. S. N., by Henry Gannett...
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by Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus
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LibriVox recording of Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 7 by Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus. (Translated by Bernadotte Perrin.) Read in English by Magda Wilde; Leni; Daniel; Carol Pelster Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired,...
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by Mary Jane Holmes
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LibriVox recording of Lena Rivers by Mary Jane Holmes. Read in English by Celine Major If you're a fan of mid-19th Century melodramas with many twists and turns you will love this book. Acclaimed as Holmes greatest commercial success the charming heroine of this tale is Lena Rivers whose mother died when she was a baby. The father is unknown, and she is brought up by her grandparents in the New England mountains. When the grandfather dies, she and her grandmother are uprooted to live with her...
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by Stefan Zweig
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Die Liebe der Erika Ewald von Stefan Zweig. Gelesen auf Deutsch von by Availle. Die junge Pianistin Erika trifft bei einer Abendgesellschaft auf einen vielver-sprechenden Geigenvirtuosen. Sofort voneinander angezogen, treffen sie sich immer häufiger, bis er Erika bei einem Wochenendspaziergang seine Liebe gesteht... In dieser kurzen Novelle lotet Stefan Zweig meisterhaft die (Un-) Tiefen der Liebe aus. A short novella about the depths and shallows of Love. (Summary by...
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LibriVox recording of Ingersoll on HUMBOLDT, from the Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 1, Lecture 2 by Robert G. Ingersoll. Read in English by Brian Levine Col. Ingersoll begins his lectures on famous people as follows: "It is hard to overstate the debt we owe to the men and women of genius. Take from our world what they have given, and all the niches would be empty, all the walls naked—meaning and connection would fall from words of poetry and fiction, music would go back to common...
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LibriVox recording of Ingersoll on WHICH WAY, from the Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 3, Lecture 8 by Robert G. Ingersoll. Read in English by Brian Levine; Rita Boutros; Scarbo; Tommy Hersant; William Allan Jones Col. Ingersoll explains the conflict he sees between the natural vs. the supernatural on a variety of philosophical topics; secular vs. theologically rooted government; a loving vs. a vengeful God; scientific vs. theological approach to curing diseases; the source of religion as...
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LibriVox recording of Ingersoll on WALT WHITMAN, from the Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 3, Lecture 5 by Robert G. Ingersoll. Read in English by Michele Fry; KevinS; Tommy Hersant; Ciufi Galeazzi; realisticspeakers; Brian Levine; William Allan Jones Col. Ingersoll begins his lectures on famous people as follows: "It is hard to overstate the debt we owe to the men and women of genius. Take from our world what they have given, and all the niches would be empty, all the walls...
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by Gregorio Martínez Sierra
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LibriVox recording of Madame Pepita by Gregorio Martínez Sierra. (Translated by John Garrett Underhill.) Read in English by a full cast. Madame Pepita is a dressmaker in Madrid with an inherited fortune and a secret. So naturally she worries about the motivations of the suitors for her daughter's hand. But perhaps she should pay attention to other concerns as well. This play was made into a BBC movie in 1952. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Madame Pepita, aged 38: Availle Catalina, aged 17:...
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by John Hartley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Looking Back by John Hartley. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  January 4, 2020. Read in English by elliot; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; InArcadia; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Julie Burks; Larry Wilson; Nemo; Phil Schempf; tovarisch and The Voice before the Void. John Hartley was an English poet who worked in the Yorkshire dialect. He wrote a great deal of prose and poetry – often of a sentimental nature – dealing with the...
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by H. C. Bailey
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LibriVox recording of Call Mr. Fortune by H. C. Bailey. Read in English by Lola Janie; Tommy Hersant; dfrakk; Tomewing; Micfairy252 Call Mr. Fortune is a collection of short stories which introduce Reginald Fortune. Reggie, like his father, is a physician. The son applies his diagnostic skills to crime-solving. As he is not a civil servant, he is free to represent the government, the accused, or the injured. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of First Chapter Collection 07 by Various. Read in Multilingual by Craig Campbell; April6090; BettyB; Rapunzelina; Peter Yearsley; ChadH94; Varonesa de Lima, Perú; Grace Buchanan; KevinS; Piotr Nater The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. Here we offer the seventh "First Chapter Collection" in which readers share the first chapters of a variety of fiction and non-fiction...
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by Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Kaspar Hauser - Beispiel eines Verbrechens am Seelenleben des Menschen von Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach. Auf Deutsch gelesen von LibriVox Freiwilligen. Kaspar Hauser, der Findling von Nürnberg, ist eine der geheimnisvollsten Personen in der deutschen Geschichte. Seine Herkunft, sein Leben und sein früher und gewaltsamer Tod 1833 geben bis heute Rätsel auf. Vermutlich 1812 geboren, tauchte er 1828 plötzlich in Nürnberg auf. Sein Verhalten, die Umstände...
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by D. H. Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence. Read in English by KevinS; acousticwave; Courtney Miller; Murphy8104; William Allan Jones; Brize C; Scarbo "Kangaroo" is the nickname of a character in this novel, Benjamin Cooley, who was a charismatic leader in the fascist movement of ex-soldiers who fought in the Australian army in WWII. The story's main character is an international journalist, Richard Lovat Somers who, with his wife, comes to rent a house next door to Jack Calcott...
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by Christina Rossetti
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LibriVox recording of Sing-Song: a nursery rhyme book by Christina Rossetti. Read in English by Maggie Travers; Elizabeth Travers One hundred and twenty six beautifully written poems about babies and childhood that capture the marvelous wonders of that age. - Summary by Maggie Travers For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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