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by Arthur Machen; Vincent Starrett
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LibriVox recording of Strange Roads & With the Gods in Spring by Arthur Machen; Vincent Starrett. The centerpieces of this collection are two essays by Arthur Machen, Strange Roads and With the Gods in Spring. Both use images of journeys through the countryside to evoke a sense of place and an innate spiritualism found in nature. In addition to these two essays, taken from a stand-alone chapbook publication are two thematically similar poems by Machen that evoke folk legends of his native...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Miss Kitty Cat by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by James R. Hedrick;; Winnifred Assmann; Eric Bowser; yourbookvoice;  mleigh; gnels17; Joann Seah;  TR Love;  MIss Kitty Cat lives on a farm with the human family that she has adopted. Little Johnny Green is her favorite even though sometimes he plays trickson Miss Kitty. The many other animals, from the dog to the little mice all have adventures with with her but she always finds time to do what a cat...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Timothy Turtle (Version 2) by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by DerekP; Kurt; Kurt; Kurt; Kurt; DerekP; DerekP; DerekP; DerekP; mleigh; mleigh; mleigh; SilentKnight; SilentKnight; yourbookvoice; yourbookvoice; Ellen Adams; MichelleF; Mary Balmer; MichelleF; Nan Dodge; Nan Dodge; Nan Dodge For a fellow that can only waddle slowly and spends a lot of time sleeping on the bottom of the pond, Timothy Turtle has a surprising number of adventures. This is...
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by Sherwood Anderson
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LibriVox recording of Poor White: a Novel by Sherwood Anderson. Read in English by Bob R. This is a story of the effect of industrialization on a small town and its people, around the beginning of the 20th Century. The lead character is Hugh McVey—a shy, lazy, fairly ignorant, dreamy young man. Most of the story takes place in the little town of Bidwell, Ohio, where Hugh gets a job as a telegraph operator. He does discover he has a talent with calculations and drawings that enable him to...
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LibriVox recording of Popular Superstitions, and the Truths Contained Therein by Herbert Mayo. Read in English by Sonia; Marta A; Jim Locke; Greg Giordano; Jean Coleman; Owlivia. "In the following Letters I have endeavoured to exhibit in their true light the singular natural phenomena of which old superstition and modern charlatanism in turn availed themselves—to indicate their laws, and to develop their theory." (from the Preface of the book) In 14 letters, British physiologist...
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by Prudenci Bertrana
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LibriVox recording of Recull de contes by Prudenci Bertrana. Read in Catalan by Volunteer Readers Prudenci Bertrana fou un escriptor modernista que s’enfrontà al classicisme (i classisme) noucentista que dominava la Catalunya de principis del segle XX. Conegut sobretot per la seva novel·la Josafat (1906) i pel llibre de contes Proses bàrbares (1911), va publicar una gran quantitat de contes entre l’any 1903 i el 1937 que són considerats dels millors de la literatura catalana. Les seves...
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LibriVox recording of Multilingual Short Works Collection 031 - Poetry & Prose by Various. Read in Multilingual by dc; LightAndLove; Alexandre Ivan Kard; Christiane Jehanne; lorda; Nathan Lewin; Brian Ó Broin; Giulia Pulzetti; Pier; Sonia; Piotr Nater; Livia F.; Livia F.; Livia F.; Hanna Ponomarenko; Verla Viera; Ines; eam2468; eam2468; Hanna Ponomarenko This is our 31st collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard...
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by Robert Hugh Benson
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LibriVox recording of The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson. Read in English by Dustin Pete; Following the death of his fiancée, Laurie Baxter becomes consumed by an obsession with the supernatural. Attempting to reach his deceased bride, he attends rituals and séances, delving ever deeper into the dark embrace of the occult. But instead of reconnecting with his lost love, Laurie is brought into contact with forces far more sinister. For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of The Mask of Death by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by Nancy Gorgen; America's greatest detective is back! "Nick Carter will solve the mystery. No crime is too deep for him. He’ll ferret out the truth and run down the rascals. He will recover your lost treasures, too, Mr. Strickland, one and all of them, take my word for it. If there is one man on earth who can accomplish it, Nick Carter is that one man. So pull yourself together, sir, and face this calamity man...
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by Saint Augustine of Hippo
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LibriVox recording of Expositions on the Book of Psalms (Vol. 4 - Psalms 76-101) by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. These sermons on the Psalms of the Holy Prophet and King David are as poetic as the Psalms themselves. They are well-suited for inspirational and devotional listening. - Summary by The Reader 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 Leigh Douglass Brackett
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LibriVox recording of The Blue Behemoth by Leigh Douglass Brackett. Read in English by Chris Fong Shannon's Imperial Circus was a jinxed space-carny leased for a mysterious tour of the inner worlds. It made a one-night pitch on a Venusian swamp-town—to find that death stalked it from the jungle in a tiny ball of flame. (Summary from the text) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by L. T. Meade
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LibriVox recording of A World of Girls: The Story of a School by L. T. Meade. Read in English by Celine Major If you are a fan of Girl's School tales this one will definitely not disappoint. Filled with fantastic adventures of midnight feasts, gypsy sightings and naughty pranks, this charming story centers on two very opposite characters. Hester Thornton, very proud, mourning the recent loss of her mother and the separation of her beloved little sister is determined to hate the school to which...
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Duchess of Wrexe by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by Simon Evers Rachel, a spirited young girl, has to choose between Francis Breton, her difficult cousin who has been disowned by the family, and Roddy Seddon, a conventional and rather boring but wealthy young man. She chooses Roddy but the marriage begins to collapse, and she meets Francis again. Looming over them is the spectre of the Duchess, Rachel’s grandmother, who rules the family and favours Roddy. Also in...
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Green Mirror by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by Simon Evers Three generations of the Trenchard family, ruled over by the indomitable Mrs Trenchard, live together in comfortable domesticity until Katherine, the favourite daughter, meets and falls in love with Philip, back from some years in Russia, who threatens the whole stability of the family set up by thinking that he can marry her and thus take her away from them all. Philip and Katherine agree reluctantly to...
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by Booker T. Washington
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LibriVox recording of My Larger Education by Booker T. Washington. Read in English by Michele Fry; William Allan Jones; Gini Rosario; Kaye Burke; Tina Ding; William Allan Jones; Tatiana Chichilla; Wayne Cooke; Michele Fry; Aaron Weber; Aaron Weber; Aaron Weber later - Summary by Michele Fry For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Plattner Story and Others by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Penny Witt; nbvoices; Grace Wereley-Bross; Jeremy Clark; Ron Altman; Terry Kroenung; Ben Tucker; Christine Rottger; Yoganandh; MichaelMaggs; mr2nique; Andrew Gaunce; thesecond A collection of short science fiction stories, written by H.G. Wells. - Summary by Krista Zaleski 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 Robert Paltock
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, Vol. 2 by Robert Paltock. Read in English by James R. Hedrick; The imaginary voyage, from which a hero returns made wise through extraordinary experience, is at least as old as Odysseus. But the major inspiration for this 1750 iteration is Gulliver’s Travels (1726), with which it shares elements of early sci-fi. Wilkins’ new friends are a lens through which to contemplate the customs of his old English ones, as the Lilliputians...
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by Lord Dunsany
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LibriVox recording of Tales of War by Lord Dunsany. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Lord Dunsany brings his lucid and magical prose to the subject of the harsh realities of war by providing a series of vignettes that are at times grim and grounded but also at times eerie and fantastical. Summary by Ben Tucker. 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 Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug (Version 2) by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by volunteer readers. "Little Mrs. Ladybug was a worker. Nobody could deny that. To be sure, she had to stop now and then to talk to her neighbors, because Mrs. Ladybug dearly loved a bit of gossip. At the same time there wasn't anyone in Pleasant Valley that helped Farmer Green more than she did. She tried her hardest to keep the trees in the orchard free from insects."- Summary by the...
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by William John Locke
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Triona by William John Locke. Read in English by Simon Evers Olivia is a newly orphaned young woman looking for adventure and excitement. She rents out her house to Blaise Olifant whose friend Alexis Triona soon moves in to stay with him. Olivia moves to London and enjoys life in London society before she meets Triona again. Triona writes a book about his rather mysterious past experiences which is an instant bestseller. The book follows their relationship and...
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by Hugh Walpole
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LibriVox recording of The Captives by Hugh Walpole. Read in English by Peter Tucker A story of alienation from the society which holds one captive, told from the standpoint of a young woman whose life is suddenly disrupted, leading her into a stumbling progression through constrained social cliques and frustrated romantic attachments, haunted by religious shadows. (Summary by Peter Tucker) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by English Revised Version
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LibriVox recording of Bible (ERV) NT 02: Mark by English Revised Version. Read in English by Glenn O'Brien. The Gospel according to Mark, also called the Gospel of Mark, or simply Mark, is the second of the four canonical gospels and of the three synoptic Gospels. It tells of the ministry of Jesus from his baptism by John the Baptist, his Transfiguration on a mountain, his describing of the Greatest Commandments, to his death, burial, and the discovery of his empty tomb. There is no miraculous...
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by Logan Marshall
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LibriVox recording of The Wonder Book of Bible Stories by Logan Marshall. Read in English by Ron Altman Book of Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments, in language easy for children to understand. - Summary by Ron Altman 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 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 102 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Here we present the 102nd Short Story Collection, comprised of stories selected by Librivox readers. Algernon Blackwood, Saki and Anton Chekhov and others are represented, so sit back and enjoy! For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 101 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Here we present another diverse collection of short stories. We bring you classics such as Romeo and Juliet and Volodya, a little bit of mystery with The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace and a twist with The Unexpected. All selections are chosen and read by Librivox volunteers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Harold L. Goodwin
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LibriVox recording of The Wailing Octopus by Harold L. Goodwin. Read in English by Mark Nelson Rick and Scotty fly off to the Caribbean, along with Drs. Briotti and Zircon, in search of pirate treasure. They soon become entangled with foreign spies and a hurricane and Steve Ames and the U.S. Navy, and it's a non-stop race to the treasure! - Summary by sjmarky 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 Young's Literal Translation
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 08: 2nd Epistle to the Corinthians by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by KevinS The Old and New Covenants, translated according to the letter and idioms of the original languages. - From the title page For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or...
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by Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of The Aliens by Murray Leinster. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The human race was expanding through the galaxy ... and so, they knew, were the Aliens. Who were these beings? Traces of them could be found scattered on planets everywhere, some very recent, but the aliens themselves were never encountered. They were obviously just as advanced technologically as humans and obviously looking for planets to expand to, just like humans. But what would happen when the two races,...
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by Athanasius of Alexandria; Theodoret of Cyrus
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LibriVox recording of Later Treatises of Saint Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria by Athanasius of Alexandria; Theodoret of Cyrus. (Translated by William Bright.) Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. The times, for which God raised up Saint Athanasius, have, in many respects, a counterpart in our own. There is, now too, earnest, ever-enlarging, adherence to the faith, in those who hold it. But there is also a wide-spread dislike of definite doctrine, such as found a vent in the different...
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LibriVox recording of Dramatic Reading Scene and Story Collection, Volume 003 by Various. Librivox readers present a collection of their favorite chapters and short stories, with the original author’s words all brought to life with different reader voices for each character in our popular Dramatic Reading style. This volume includes readings from Louisa May Alcott, two by L M Montgomery, Lewis Carroll, Victor Hugo, Kate Chopin, C K Chesterton, Jack London, and A A Milne. NOTE that Milne died...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 13 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. We are back with the 13th Librivox Short Mystery and Suspense Collection! Curl up with Conan Doyle, Saki, Poe and others. All stories were selected by Librivox readers. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
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by Fred. Berens
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LibriVox  opname van Uit de schooljaren van Hans Doncker door Fred. Berens. In het Nederlands gelezen door Bart de Leeuw Hans Doncker vertelt over zijn jeugd, zijn school en zijn familie en vrienden. Een mooie inkijk in het dagelijkse leven van rond 1910. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar de on-line tekst, info over de lezers, RSS feeds, CD hoes en andere bestandsformaten: ga naar de  LibriVox catalogus pagina  voor deze opname. Voor meer gratis luisterboeken of om vrijwilliger...
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by Algernon Blackwood
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LibriVox recording of Ten Minute Stories by Algernon Blackwood. Read in English by Ben Tucker Noted author of weird fiction Algernon Blackwood brings us a collection of shorter stories than some of his more well-known tales of terror. These stories illustrate the true breath of Blackwood's talent beyond just that of a purveyor of the supernatural. In addition to strange occurrences, mysterious phenomena, bizarre dreams and tales of the just plain weird contained herein, we also see a more...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of T. Tembarom (Version 2) by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read in English by Keith Salis; T. Tembarom is a young man who grew up in New York City, scraping his way by blacking shoes and selling newspapers. On day, he gets notified that he has become heir to a large estate in England with a healthy income. Though this would the the ultimate blessing to most, it sets him too high in class in English society for the simple Little Anne, the love of his life. His main goal is to...
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by Abraham Merritt
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LibriVox recording of The Woman of the Wood by Abraham Merritt. Read in English by Ben Tucker; Here is a story utterly different from any you have ever read before—a tale of a forest of trees in actual warfare against their human foes—utterly weird, utterly fascinating, utterly thrilling, written by the author of “The Moon Pool,” “The Metal Monster,” “The Ship of Ishtar,” and other gripping books. It is a tale of vivid beauty and eery thrills. For four centuries a family of...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of A Scandal in Bohemia by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert This is the first story in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and one of the best in my opinion. Nothing misses his keen eye. Let Dr. Watson, his faithful companion, explain how he solves this riddle and mystery. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of The Blue Review, Number 3 by Various. Read in English by Phil Benson; The Blue Review was a short lived monthly journal published in London between May and July 1913. The successor to Rhythm, The Blue Review was edited by John Middleton Murry and Katherine Mansfield, but survived only three issues. In addition to poetry and short literary pieces, the review included reviews of theatre, music and the arts and of books recently published in English and French. The third and...
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by Mary Mapes Dodge
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LibriVox recording of The Irvington Stories by Mary Mapes Dodge. Read in English by Krista Zaleski; Gini Rosario; Adrian Stephens; Skylane; April6090; szalzberg; stark2718. A collection of 8 short stories for children, written by Mary Mapes Dodge, author of "Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates". This was her first book, and the stories were written to entertain her children. A Christmas story, tales of the Civil War, and an Indian tale are among the offerings. (Summary by Krista...
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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LibriVox recording of The Prince and Betty (version 2) by P. G. Wodehouse. Read in English by Kirsten Wever The story moves from a royal palace in Europe to a squalid tenement in New York. The European action centers on the efforts of an uncouth millionaire to create a gambling mecca on the tiny isle of Mervo. This involves the installation of a Prince who is unknown to the populace, a royal decree allowing gambling, and a proposed royal marriage spectacular enough to create the publicity to...
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by A. A. Milne
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LibriVox recording of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Winnie the Pooh, the loveable little bear with a great big heart (and only a slightly less large appetite for honey), has fun and adventures in this book. All of the other residents of the 100 acre wood join in to help this happen. Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga and Roo and of course the every depressed Eeyore who manages to lose his tail somehow. But what more needs to be said except that it Christopher Robin...
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by William John Locke
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LibriVox recording of The House of Baltazar by William John Locke. Read in English by Simon Evers Twenty years ago, John Balthazar, a notable and brilliant Cambridge mathematician, left England abruptly as he found himself falling in love with a woman who was not his wife. No one hears from him for 20 years and it's assumed he's dead. He travels to China where he steeps himself in the culture and returns incognito 20 years later with his Chinese pupil, Quong Ho. They live in a remote farmhouse...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert to be filled in later 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 Sapper
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LibriVox recording of The Dinner Club by Sapper. Read in English by Kirsten Wever Herman Cyril McNeile, better known as Sapper, was one of England’s most popular fiction writers during the period between World Wars I and II. He was a soldier, and his early writings mostly concerned war and the way war influenced the lives of his main characters. Because British officers were prohibited from publishing under their own names, he used the pseudonym Sapper. His best known works are ten thrillers...
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by Harry Graham
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LibriVox recording of Verse and Worse by Harry Graham. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Aa collection of dark and humorous verse from "Col D. Streamer". This collection includes poems from The Baby's Baedeker, Perverted Proverbs, and Ruthless Rhymes for Heartless Homes. - Summary by mleigh 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 Henry Lawson
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LibriVox recording of Short Stories in Prose and Verse by Henry Lawson. Read in English by Chris Greaves Short Stories in Prose and Verse” is Henry Lawson’s first published book (1894); his first published poem appeared in 1887. The volume is a snapshot of his writing style up to the start of his career. His first published poem appeared at age 20, his first published book at age 27. This volume is a good sample of Henry Lawson’s poetry and prose and makes a good stepping-stone towards...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Betsy Butterfly by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by volunteer readers. Betsy Butterfly has an exciting time in the meadow. Some dangers of course but lots of fun and productive work. Join her as she flutters from adventure to adventure. - Summary by phil chenevert 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 Margery Williams
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LibriVox recording of The Thing in the Woods by Margery Williams. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Dr. Haverill is asked to fill in as local physician for the skittish Dr. Lennox in a small Pennsylvania town. The locals seem to be a superstitious bunch, prone to fearing traveling in the woods at night and with good reason. It seems a series of vicious attacks have occurred by what appears to be some kind of large animal. As the bodies begin to pile up,Dr. Haverill starts to question whether the...
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of Theft by Jack London. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. This is a political play which is set in Washington DC. Howard Knox is a congressman and believes that there are corrupt practices going on at the firm of a very wealthy industrialist. Knox is being helped by the industrialists daughter who is helping him to locate documents that will support his claims. (Summary by Michele Eaton) Cast List: Stage Directions: Michele Eaton Mrs Starkweather: WendyKatzHiller Knox:...
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by Handley Carr Glyn Moule
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LibriVox recording of Christus Consolator: Words for Hearts in Trouble by Handley Carr Glyn Moule. Read in English by InTheDesert This book is intended principally to remind those whose hearts the European War has stricken of the hope and comfort which lie ready for their wounds in our Lord Jesus Christ. I shall be glad indeed if anything in my pages may bring help to other sorrowing souls; for grief and death do not suspend their normal visitation among us, the infliction of the sore pains and...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Llegendes catalanes i altres narracions by Various. Read in Catalan by Lis Balcells; Mireia Castillón; Rut Vidal; Xisco Segura; Ferran Aquest llibre inclou una selecció de textos aportats per participants en la campanya @donantsdeveu de 2021. Inclou principalment una selecció de les Llegendes catalanes publicades el 1881 per Maria del Pilar Maspons i Labrós (1841-1907) sota el pseudònim Maria de Bell-lloc. Aquest recull de llegendes constitueix un treball no prou...
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by Frederick William Faber
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LibriVox recording of Bethlehem by Frederick William Faber. Read in English by InTheDesert. There are several ways in which we may treat of the mysteries of the Three-and-Thirty Years of our dearest Lord. We may look at each of them singly, as it is in itself, full of grace and beauty, and distinctively unlike any other. Secondly, we may gather them up into departments, and call them the joyful, the sorrowful, and the glorious mysteries, the three sets differing thus from each other, and, in...
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by L. A. Borah
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LibriVox recording of The House of Dust by L. A. Borah. Read in English by Ben Tucker The old Lamont House sits still out in the Louisiana swamp, covered in dust and seemingly untouched since that terrible murder that occurred there twenty years ago. When daughter of murdered patriarch of the Lamont family Elise shows up at the Lamont House one stormy evening, escorted by intrepid doctor Kirk Hayward, to meet her brother and his new bride, they become entangled in a series of mysterious events...
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by Mrs Robert Lee
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LibriVox recording of Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by Mrs Robert Lee. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Stories about unusual interactions between animals and humans that reflect some attitudes to the wild in the mid-eighteen hundreds, including trophy hunting. "Chronically ill and often in pain," the author, Mary Custis Lee, experienced "hardship with sturdy and radiant faith." Maybe that's why she did not turn away in this book, from unpleasant and...
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by Hugh Lofting
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LibriVox recording of Doctor Dolittle's Zoo by Hugh Lofting. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Doctor Dolittle, the man who can speak with the animals, is back home but running short of money to care for all the animals who need his help. He invites animals into his garden and encourages them to build their own societies and come and go as they please. This works very well. He has a mouse and rat town, a dog community, a burrow for badgers, and so forth. This does not make any money and only...
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by Myrtle Reed
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LibriVox recording of A Weaver of Dreams by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Celine Major Delightful and charmingly predictable, this sweet romance will make you reflect one minute and laugh out loud the next. It's the kind of cozy read that will make the ideal companion on a dreary afternoon or snowy winter's evening. Enjoy!! - Summary by Celine Major 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 Ellis Parker Butler
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LibriVox recording of Swatty: A Story of Real Boys by Ellis Parker Butler. Read in English by DaleBarkley. The fun adventures of Georgie, Swatty, and Bony, as they encounter flooding rivers, emotional girls, burning buildings, rotten stumps, mean teachers, a haunted house, dark caves, murderers, and ice jams. (Summary by Dale Barkley) 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 Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of The Deadly Dust by Murray Leinster. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Murray Leinster does not disappoint with this gem of a story. The dust is deadly. It is slowly drifting down over the North American continent. Not ordinary dust, this dust is highly radioactive and silently deadly. Only one person sees too clearly that the USA is doomed and everyone in it unless this horrible, silent, death brining 'dust' can be stopped. And he, Doctor David Murfree, the only person to...
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by Siegfried Sassoon
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LibriVox recording of Picture-Show by Siegfried Sassoon. Read in English by KevinS One of Sassoon's earlier collections of poems. This book is particularly interesting as Sassoon begins a transition toward poetry unrelated to war. There are still war poems found here, but there is also an exploration of the coming of modern times and even Sassoon's look forward for himself. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Greece: Told to Boys and Girls by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor. Read in English by Librivox volunteers A retelling of Greek myths, history and stories aimed at children. 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 (320MB)
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by W. K. Tweedie
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LibriVox recording of Joseph and his Brethren by W. K. Tweedie. Read in English by volunteer readers. "The story of Joseph is at once so simple that childhood is arrested and rivetted by it, and so profound that sages may deepen their wisdom by meditating on the truths which it embodies. An attempt is here made to point out some of the more important lessons which the narrative teaches,—to manifest the wisdom and the watchfulness of Providence,—and show how God on high exercises his...
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by Aristophanes
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LibriVox recording of Peace by Aristophanes. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The 'Peace' was brought out four years after 'The Acharnians' (422 B.C.), when the War had already lasted ten years. The leading motive is the same as in the former play—the intense desire of the less excitable and more moderate-minded citizens for relief from the miseries of war. Trygaeus, a rustic patriot, finding no help in men, resolves to ascend to heaven to expostulate personally with Zeus for allowing this...
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by H. Beam Piper; John J. McGuire
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LibriVox recording of Lone Star Planet (Version 2) by H. Beam Piper; John J. McGuire. Read in English by Phil Chenevert An entire planet colonized by Texans. Can this cause problems? You becha pardner. - Summary by phil chenevert 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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LibriVox recording of The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights) Volume 12 by Anonymous. (Translated by Richard Francis Burton.) Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. They are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found, but several versions date the collection’s genesis to...
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by Andre Norton
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LibriVox recording of Voodoo Planet (Version 2) by Andre Norton. Read in English by Phil Chenevert;   A Free Trader space ship visits the planet Khatka where magic and Voodoo are threatening to destroy the promising civilization that has been slowly developing. The medic Tau uses his own knowledge of magic to help fight this evil menace... but is it enough?  Can he fight the very powerful Witch Doctor on his own territory? Listen and find out. For further information, including links to...
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by Jack Snow
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LibriVox recording of The Shaggy Man of Oz by Jack Snow. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; "During the past few years, several readers have written me asking: "What ever happened to the Nome King's tunnel under the Deadly Desert?" The answer will be found in this book. Everyone who has read the Oz books knows and loves Shaggy. He first met Dorothy in "The Road To Oz," and from that time on had a number of adventures in which he discovered such famous Oz personages as...
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by Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of Anybody But Anne by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Celine Major Narrated in the first person by Raymond Sturgis, Anne's old high-school beau, the story opens with a lavish house party hosted by the Van Wycks. David Van Wyck has suddenly decided to become a philanthropist and proposes to give away his entire fortune to the building of a new library in the community, thus leaving his family penniless. The morning following his late meeting with the library committee,...
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by C. E. Smith
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LibriVox recording of Trees, Shown to the Children by C. E. Smith. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. A charming and informative volume about the trees one might find in one's backyard and farther environs. A touch of science and a love of beauty are displayed here. - 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...
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by Adrian C. Anson
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LibriVox recording of A Ball Player's Career by Adrian C. Anson. Read in English by Cavaet The biography of one of the greatest players that the game of baseball of his era, in his own words. "Cap" Anson, quite probably baseball's first superstar. - Summary by cavaet 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 Various
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LibriVox recording of The Early Church Collection Volume 3 by Various. Read in English by InTheDesert; This collection begins with Augustine's exposition of the Apostles' Creed, a confession of faith (particularly addressing the Trinity) attributed to Gregory Thaumaturgus and a series of statements on christology. Then come two works attributed to Hippolytus and a treatise addressed to Tatian arguing, without using Scripture, for the existence of the soul. Dionysius of Alexandria comments on...
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Well-known and well-regarded author Jack London, known for adventurous stories of the outdoors such as Call of the Wild and White Fang shows us a broader scope of interest in his short stories which here run the gamut from darkly comic tales of murder most foul to light and frothy tales of newspapermen (and women) and from crackling sci-fi to stories of sinister shadowy organizations and...
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by Elmer Erwin Thomas
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LibriVox recording of In the North Woods of Maine by Elmer Erwin Thomas. Read in English by KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS; KevinS Two fifteen-year-old boys---the younger of whom may have been fourteen---decide to hunt and trap away from home in the north woods of Maine. A true recounting of their adventures can be found here, though the years that passed before the tale was written...
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by Silas Weir Mitchell
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LibriVox recording of Little Stories by Silas Weir Mitchell. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Physician and author S. Weir Mitchell brings us a short collection of stories of the human condition. Through diverse settings as the mystical Arabian desert to a lonely park bench, from a jocular sea port to a dusty library packed with archaic tomes written in foreign tongues, S. Weir Mitchell shows us what it means to live as others live. Through hauntings both literal and metaphorical, through...
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LibriVox recording of Institutes Of The Christian Religion Book 1 by John Calvin. (Translated by John Allen.)\ Read in English by David Ronald. Now, my design in this work has been to prepare and qualify students of theology for the reading of the divine word, that they may have an easy introduction to it, and be enabled to proceed in it without any obstruction. For I think I have given such a comprehensive summary, and orderly arrangement of all the branches of religion, that, with proper...
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by Maurice Renard
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LibriVox recording of New Bodies for Old by Maurice Renard. Read in English by Ben Tucker Maurice Renard's little known but delightfully bizarre tale of mad science run amok owes much to H. G. Wells' The Island of Dr. Moreau while also forging its own path by taking Wells' plot as a starting point and pushing it to ridiculous extremes. When a young man named Nicholas goes to visit his beloved scientist uncle Dr. Lerne in a remote French chateau, he is immediately put on his guard by his uncle's...
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by Arthur Law
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LibriVox recording of A Country Mouse by Arthur Law. Read in English by ToddHW; Michele Eaton; Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; TJ Burns; Wayne Cooke; Jenn Broda; Matea Bracic; ksb013; Michele Eaton; Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; TJ Burns; Jenn Broda; Matea Bracic; ksb013; James R. Hedrick; ToddHW; Michele Eaton; Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; TJ Burns; Jenn Broda; Matea Bracic; WendyKatzHiller; ksb013 You could be forgiven upon reading that title, not to mention auditing the opening scene, for...
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by Benjamin B. Warfield
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LibriVox recording of The B. B. Warfield Collection, Volume 4 by Benjamin B. Warfield. Read in English by InTheDesert This volume contains a prevalence of items relating to Warfield's interests in Christology and in the thought of John Calvin. It also contains his take on questions that many would not dare tackle like "Should one repent of original sin?" and several items of a more personal nature relating to his colleagues, friends and teachers. - Summary by InTheDesert For further...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of To Your Dog and To My Dog by Various. Read in English by volunteer readers. A collection of verse dedicated to dogs. (Summary by mleigh) 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 (31MB)
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by Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of Typhoon and Other Stories by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Peter Dann An impossibly imperturbable old sea captain, with two hundred Chinese labourers aboard his steamship, faces a terrifying typhoon for the first time in his life. When emigré Austrian peasant Yanko is washed up on an English beach, he encounters widespread hostility from the local people on account of his foreign ways, and only in time earns a meagre measure of grudging respect. Captain Falk —...
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LibriVox recording of Ads and Sales: A Study of Advertising and Selling from the Standpoint of the New Principles of Scientific Management by Herbert Newton Casson. Read in English by volunteer readers. This book is a treatise on advertising as it was in the United States in 1911. "This book is the first attempt, as far as I know, to apply the principles of Scientific Management to the problems of Sales and Advertising. "When we remember that the total advertising in the United States...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of Shakespeare Monologues Collection vol. 17 (Multilingual) by William Shakespeare. This is the 17th edition of the Shakespeare Monologues Collection, in which Librivox volunteers bring you their favorite characters' monologues. All topics and emotions are covered, from love to hate, drawn from Shakespeare's comedies and tragedies, world-famous and lesser known lines. Recordings are mostly in English, with two in Ukrainian. - Summary by ToddHW For further information,...
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by Theodore Roosevelt
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LibriVox recording of Good Hunting: In Pursuit of Big Game in the West by Theodore Roosevelt. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most passionate of natural conservationsts having establish five national parks, 18 national monuments, and 150 national forests and other protected areas. Part of his enchantment with the wild lands of the American West was big game hunting. These chapters were originally published in Harper’s Round Table, stories of the elk,...
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by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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LibriVox recording of The Chambered Nautilus by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Chambered Nautilus by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 3, 2022. ------ The poet discovers an abandoned nautilus shell on the beach, and examining it, muses metaphorically about the beauty and precision of nature, the benefits of struggle, and the motive power of passion which propelled this...
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by James Inglis
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LibriVox recording of Our New Zealand Cousins by James Inglis. Read in English by Beeswaxcandle A travelogue of a trip through New Zealand in 1885 with panegyric descriptions of the scenery, elucidations of the progress the country had made since the writer had been there twenty years earlier, encomiums on the differences between New South Wales and New Zealand, and the writer's thoughts on where the two colonies needed to progress in the areas of agriculture, mining, forestry and education....
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by Stanisław Przybyszewski
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LibriVox recording of Totenmesse by Stanisław Przybyszewski. Read in German by Friedrich Sprachlich kunstvoll und ausdrucksstark gestaltete, wortgewaltige Analyse der menschlichen Psyche. Das Werk inspirierte den norwegischen Maler Edvard Munch zu seinem weltberühmten Bild "Der Schrei", welches wiederum Przybyszewski zum Schreiben des gleichnamigen Romans veranlasste. So schließt sich der Kreis .... (Zusammenfassung von Friedrich) For further information, including links to online...
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by Alice Duer Miller
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LibriVox recording of The Priceless Pearl by Alice Duer Miller. Read in English by Nancy Halper; Pearl Leavitt is habitually fired from her New York City office jobs for being "too beautiful" and thereby causing all the men to fall in love with her. Fed up, she decides to take a job in the Hamptons as a governess for three over-indulged children. - Summary by Nancy Halper For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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by Archibald Geikie
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LibriVox recording of Scottish Reminiscences by Archibald Geikie. Read in English by Jane Bennett; Jim Locke; yourbookvoice; davidholmesvoice; Andy Frazier Archibald Geikie was a geologist in Scotland by profession, and a writer. While most of his writings were professional, this is a more personal book telling some of the history of Scotland, Archibald's memories, experiences and recollections there as well as stories he was told by people he met. He has a good sense of humour which shines...
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by Edmond Hamilton
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LibriVox recording of The World With A Thousand Moons by Edmond Hamilton. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Other than boasting of having a thousand moons, this nasty planet could only brag of having the most numerous, vicious, mean, death dealing set of animals every encountered anywhere. The atmosphere was nice though if you didn't mind the screams of pain constantly in the air. - Summary by phil chenevert For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Ford Madox Ford
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LibriVox recording of The Queen Who Flew: A Fairy Tale by Ford Madox Ford. Read in English by Marie Christian; heidiquist; Dawn Sutton; Peter Dann; Yoganandh In this delightful tale, the naive and sheltered Queen Eldrida learns the secret of flight from her friend the bat and sets off by air for a series of unusual adventures. In her travels she meets new friends - and foes - and discovers the joy of being of use to her fellows. (Summary by Scarbo) For further information, including links to...
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LibriVox recording of The Story Of The World: A Simple History For Boys And Girls by Elizabeth O'Neill. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Dedicatory Letter. Dear Doris, I could not tell you all the things which have ever happened in the world, but I have tried to tell you shortly about all the most important things from the very beginning, even before people had come into the World at all, right down to our own wonderful times. I have chosen the greatest men and women to tell you about,...
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by Friedrich Hebbel
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LibriVox recording of Schnock by Friedrich Hebbel. Read in German by Claus Misfeldt Hebbel schildert in seiner Kurzgeschichte die Umstände einer zufällig gemachten Reisebekanntschaft. - Summary by Claus Misfeldt 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 Egon Erwin Kisch
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LibriVox recording of Der rasende Reporter by Egon Erwin Kisch. Read in German by Claus Misfeld Kisch veröffentlichte diese Sammlung von Reportagen nach den ersten etwa 10 Jahren seiner Tätigkeit als Autor für verschiedene Zeitungen. Als einen "Rasenden Reporter" bezeichnet man im deutschen Sprachgebrauch noch heute jemanden, der Tag und Nacht im Einsatz ist, um über das zu berichten, was an großen und kleinen Geschichten tagtäglich um uns herum passiert. Aus dem Vorwort: [...]...
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LibriVox recording of The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part IV. Adonis Attis Osiris. Volume I by James Frazer. Read in English by Leon Harvey. The fifth volume and the first of two in the fourth part of Frazer's seminal work on the evolution of belief deals with the semi mythological legends of the Mediterranean and the eastern civilizations. Many analogies are traced between the worship of Osiris and the worship of the dead, especially of dead kings. The conclusion to which...
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by Clarissa Scott Delany
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LibriVox recording of Joy by Clarissa Scott Delany. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Joy, by Clarissa Scott Delany. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 17, 2022. ----- Clarissa Scott Delany was an African-American poet, essayist, educator and social worker associated with the Harlem Renaissance. Her four published poems are unusual in that she does not discuss specific struggles, but speaks more allegorically. Her work was positively...
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by Γρηγόριος Ξενόπουλος
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LibriVox recording of Ο κακός δρόμος by Γρηγόριος Ξενόπουλος. Read in Greek by Penelope Στο διήγημα του Ξενόπουλου “Ο κακός δρόμος” βλέπουμε να θριαμβεύει η ομορφιά και όχι η λογική, η ομορφιά και όχι η δύναμη και πάλι η ομορφιά και όχι η ηθική. Ο συγγραφέας μας υποχρεώνει να δεχτούμε την...
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by Amy Levy
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of a Shop by Amy Levy. Read in English by Splinter and Jim Locke Praised by Oscar Wilde amongst other contemporaries, Amy Levy's first novel tells the story of the four Lorimer sisters, who decide to open their own photography business after the death of their father which has left them in poverty. The novel examines the opportunities and difficulties of urban life for the "New Woman" in the late nineteenth century. Not only was Levy unusual as a...
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by Nancy Oakley; John Oakley
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LibriVox recording of The Clevedon Case by Nancy Oakley; John Oakley. Read in English by Steven Seitel Quoting from a "teaser" on the flyleaf: The well-known authority on criminology, Dennis Holt, inherited a house in a remote village, the sort of place in which, to quote himself, “nothing ever happens.” One night at fifty-three minutes past eleven (he was always meticulously accurate about time), his attention was attracted by a peremptory tapping on the window pane. A moment...
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by H. P. Lovecraft
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LibriVox recording of The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft. Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert; Phil Chenevert The worshipers of this ancient tentacled horror are still with us, waiting for this terrible being to awake and take vengeance again on an earth filled with nonbelievers. Lovecraft delves into this eons old cult in the greatest detail of any of his stories about Cthulhu and gives us hints about how it is worshiped and the abominable rituals involved. Creepy. Very...
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by Walter Geer
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LibriVox recording of Napoleon The First, An Intimate Biography by Walter Geer. Read in English by Celine Major Excerpt: "Now that one hundred years have elapsed since the " long-drawn agony " of Saint Helena we think that the time has come for a more impartial estimate. Facts are clearer, motives are better known, much new evidence is available. Let us then endeavor to depict Napoleon as he was, and " nothing extenuate, nor set down aught in malice." - Walter Geer For...
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by Walter De la Mare
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LibriVox recording of The Disguise by Walter De la Mare. Read in English by volunteer readers. Librivox volunteers bring you 7 recordings of The Disguise by Walter De La Mare. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 17, 2022. ----- Walter De La Mare (25 April 1873 - 22 June 1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist, best known for his works for children and ghost stories, the latter of which were a favorite of H. P. Lovecraft. His first book of poetry, Songs of...
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by James Fenimore Cooper
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LibriVox recording of Autobiography of a Pocket-Handkerchief by James Fenimore Cooper. Read in English by Keith Salis Take a fascinating journey from France to America through the "eyes" of a pocket handkerchief. She marvels at the vastness of the universe which the Creator devised and glories in her own fabrication by the young hands of a French peasant. All the while, she sees the intricacies of Providence in her life, as well as those about her. (Summary by Keith Salis) For further...
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