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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 Harriet Beecher Stowe
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LibriVox recording of Uncle Tom's Cabin (version 2) by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read in English by Larraine Paquette. This is a deeply moving novel centered around the lives of Uncle Tom and others and which very effectively portrays the suffering caused by the practice of slavery in the American South, prior to and during the time of the Civil War. It also provides a fascinating character study of a wide variety of people, including various slave owners, families of slave owners, traders,...
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by A. A. Milne
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LibriVox recording of Winnie-the-Pooh (Version 2) by A. A. Milne. Read in English by Matthew Soanes A charming collection of 10 relaxing tales, come along into the Forest as Winnie-the-Pooh tries to get some honey, the search is on for Eeyore's tail, some new visitors arrive in the form of Kanga and Baby Roo and an 'Expotition' is held to discover the North Pole! A classic for over 95 years and one that everyone young and old will surely adore. (Summary by Matthew Soanes) For further...
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LibriVox recording of The Wives of Henry the Eighth and the Parts They Played in History by Martin A. S. Hume. Read in English by Warren Kati King Henry VIII is so often depicted as a far-seeing statesman, pressing forward through a lifetime with his eyes firmly fixed upon the goal of England’s religious freedom. Similarly, the lives of each of Henry’s six wives are often described as isolated phenomenon that had by chance attracted the desire of a lascivious despot, and in her turn had...
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by Lillian Sutton Pelée
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LibriVox recording of Wives on Strike by Lillian Sutton Pelée.  Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The "Wives' Welfare Club" is meeting together so they may air grievances about their husbands and the inequality that women experience.  During this meeting the wives decide to "go on Strike" and nominate Jane Spink to be the test case.  Betty, who is a newlywed of only 30 days, boasts of her husband's perfect qualities and is amused at the other wives' complaints. ...
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by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of To The Women of Australia by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 5, 20126. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; rosalinger; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; SkyAlbatross and Tomas Peter. A popular poet rather than a literary poet, in her poems she expresses sentiments of cheer and optimism in plainly written, rhyming verse. Her world view is expressed in...
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by Catherine Anne Hubback
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LibriVox recording of The Younger Sister by Catherine Anne Hubback . Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Emma Watson, the youngest child of six from a poor family, was sent away as a child to be raised by her wealthy aunt and uncle. When her uncle dies and her aunt remarries, Emma (now a pretty, well-educated, and opinionated young woman) returns home to help care for her ailing father and reconnect with her estranged siblings. She quickly must learn how to behave among the less affluent and...
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by Jean Webster
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LibriVox luisterboek van Vadertje Langbeen door Jean Webster. Gelezen in het Nederlands door Anna Simon. Jerusha Abbott heeft een sobere jeugd gehad in een 'vondelingengesticht'. Als ze 18 jaar is, mag ze op kosten van één van de regenten van het gesticht naar de universiteit, op voorwaarde dat ze hem elke maand een brief schrijft. Hij wil anoniem blijven, en het enige wat ze van hem gezien heeft is een vervormde schaduw van een man met lange armen en benen, dus noemt ze hem 'Vadertje...
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LibriVox recording of The Vampire Nemesis and Other Weird Tales of the China Coast by Dolly. Read in English by Ben Tucker This unjustly forgotten classic collection of grisly horror stories from pseudonymous author Dolly brings us four tantalizing and terrible tales of hate-fueled murder, foul deeds, fierce creatures and other terrors that lurk in the dark. A vicious lout is given his just desserts at the claws of the titular creature in "The Vampire Nemesis". A spurned hypnotist...
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by Amy Lowell
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Gift by Amy Lowell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 31, 2016. Read in English by Algy Pug; Ashton Ruby; Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas; Brian Darby; Diana Majlinger; Dave182; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Jennifer Fournier; J.J. Wazman; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper and VfkaBT. Amy Lawrence Lowell was an American poet of the imagist school from Brookline, Massachusetts, who posthumously won the Pulitzer...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Commonplace Day by Thomas Hardy. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 27, 2022. Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Giac LaGraff; Garth Burton; yourbookvoice; Krista Zaleski; Larry Wilson; LeeSalter; Lee Vogler; Winnifred Assmann and Winston Smith. Thomas Hardy OM was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced...
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by Robert Smith Surtees
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LibriVox recording of Ask Mamma: or The Richest Commoner In England by Robert Smith Surtees. Read in English by Volunteer Readers. Concidering that Billy Pringle, or Fine Billy, as his good-natured friends called him, was only an underbred chap, he was as good an imitation of a Swell as ever we saw. He had all the airy dreaminess of an hereditary high flyer, while his big talk and off-hand manner strengthened the delusion. It was only when you came to close quarters with him, and found that...
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by Gil Vicente
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LibriVox recording of Auto da barca do inferno by Gil Vicente. Read in Portuguese by Leni; Sandra Luna; brianna; Pier; Rachel Moraes; Dyefferson Azevedo; L.S.B.Seabra; Missgabi; Silvia Wolf; andrepd; Cristina Luiz; Lindineia Amorim Vários personagens, depois da morte, chegam onde há dois barcos onde se embarcar: um dirigindo-se ao o inferno, o outro ao paraíso. - Summary by Pier Personagens : Narrador: Dyefferson Azevedo Anjo: Lindineia Amorim Diabo: Sandra Luna Companheiro do Diabo: Leni...
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by Louisa May Alcott
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LibriVox recording of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Vol. 6 by Louisa May Alcott. Read in English by Gloria Begemann; S R Colon; Rachel; Kathleen Moore; jaya; JudyDerby; Jennifer Duval Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag is now full. This, the last volume, is another book of short stories, including An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Shadow-Children , The Whale's Story , and eight more charming stories for all ages, written by Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women and Eight Cousins . The series is not about any characters...
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by Ray Cummings; Sewell Peaslee Wright; Paul Ernst; Jack Williamson; Edmond Hamilton; Tom Curry; Anthony Gilmore
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LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 16, April 1931 by Ray Cummings; Sewell Peaslee Wright; Paul Ernst; Jack Williamson; Edmond Hamilton; Tom Curry; Anthony Gilmore. Read in English by Khaghbboommm; Bill Boerst; John Burlinson; KHand; Mike Harris; Anton; Jennifer Fournier; BettyB; Beth Thomas MONSTERS OF MARS EDMOND HAMILTON - Three Martian-Duped Earth-Men Swing Open the Gates of Space That for So Long Had Barred the Greedy Hordes of the Red Planet. (A Complete Novelette.) THE EXILE OF TIME...
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by Various; Theodore Roosevelt; Owen Wister; George Bird Grinnell; George S. Anderson; Winthrop Chanler; Walter Bourchier Devereux; Dean Sage; Archibald Rogers; Oscar F. C. Crocker; W. D. Pickett ; Roger D. Williams ; Bronson Rumsey; Arnold Hague
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LibriVox recording of American Big-Game Hunting by Various; Theodore Roosevelt; Owen Wister; George Bird Grinnell; George S. Anderson; Winthrop Chanler; Walter Bourchier Devereux; Dean Sage; Archibald Rogers; Oscar F. C. Crocker; W. D. Pickett ; Roger D. Williams ; Bronson Rumsey; Arnold Hague. Read in English by Michele Fry; Marty; Amabam; BettyB; realisticspeakers; Joseph Tabler; Kyle Blackburn The first book published by The Boone and Crockett Club founded by Theodore Roosevelt and George...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Abandoned by Jules Verne. (Translated by William Henry Giles Kingston.) Read in English by Masch1; Fiddlesticks; David Lodes; Oxygen; Anton; Thomas May; Kevin Powell; Jon Smith; merelyseoneil; Kevin LaVergne; Xiph; CPvoice; pyfeman43; deongines Explorers in a hot-air balloon land on an island, figuring that they must be the only inhabitants. However, they discover a bullet inside a wounded animal--one which must have been fired within the previous three months. The men...
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LibriVox recording of The American Bee Journal, Vol. XXXIII, No. 2, Jan 1894 by Various. Read in English by LIbriVox Volunteers The American Bee Journal is the “oldest bee paper in America established in 1861 devoted to scientific bee-culture and the production and sale of pure honey. Published every Wednesday, by Thomas G. Newman, Editor and Proprietor” In this issues are topics including Foul Brood and Its Propagation, Wintering Bees in the Cellar, Mailing Queen-Bees Long Distances, and a...
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by Gertrude Atherton
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LibriVox recording of Ancestors: A Novel by Gertrude Atherton. Read in English by Lynne T Isabel Otis, a young American heiress of a modest fortune has been enjoying a tour of Europe and at last decides to pay a visit to her English relative, Lady Victoria Gwynne. Politics; dinners at castles; handsome dukes; an engagement; murder; suicide - Isabel had not realized life in England could be so exciting! Eventually, this independent young woman must return to her anything but mundane life but...
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by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding
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LibriVox recording of Angelica by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. Read in English by Krista Zaleski Angelica's dearest wish is to better herself. Not to be a factory worker, struggling every day to survive, but to be a lady. Refined, respected, and rich. She jumps at the chance to be a companion to a lady, hoping that she can learn how the other class lives, and how to be like them. Young and naive, her dream seems within her grasp - but can she hold on to it? (Summary by Krista Zaleski) For further...
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel (Dramatic Version) by Thornton W. Burgess. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Author and editor of numerous children's books, Thornton W. Burgess was also a noted conservationist. In writing for youngsters he combined a gift for storytelling with his love of the outdoors, creating an entertaining menagerie of animals whose adventures he skillfully recounted in a series of charming fables. In them, he taught young readers...
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by E. W. Hornung
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LibriVox recording of The Camera Fiend by E. W. Hornung. Read in English by Judi Mason A London schoolboy playing hooky is drawn in to the clutches of a creature evil beyond imagining.(summary by Judi Mason) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (214MB)
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by Silvanus P. Thompson
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LibriVox recording of Calculus Made Easy by Silvanus P. Thompson. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Calculus Made Easy: Being a Very-Simplest Introduction to Those Beautiful Methods of Reckoning which Are Generally Called by the Terrifying Names of the Differential Calculus and the Integral Calculus is is a book on infinitesimal calculus originally published in 1910 by Silvanus P. Thompson, considered a classic and elegant introduction to the subject. (from Wikipedia) Some calculus-tricks...
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by S. S. Van Dine
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LibriVox recording of The Benson Murder Case - A Philo Vance Story by S. S. Van Dine. Read in English by Kirsten Wever The Benson Murder Case – A Philo Vance Story is the first of a series of twelve popular mysteries set in New York during the Jazz Age. S. S. Van Dine is the nom de plume of prominent art critic, and member of New York’s avant-garde, W. H. Wright. He rapidly became one of the country’s best-selling authors and the series remained immensely popular for decades, as Philo...
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Krista Zaleski In book 9 of the Bobbsey Twins series, the twins and their family visit New York City. Adventure awaits around every corner as the twins explore the big city. (Summary by Krista Zaleski) 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 Myrtle Reed
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Clever Beasts by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Daryl Wor A humorous book, hitting off the many writers who have returned to nature and made intimate friends in the Animal World. The author describes the super-human intelligence to be found by the discerning among our kindred of the wild. All those who love gentle humor will be entertained by the whimsical story of “Little Upsidaisi” and no reader can fail to laugh at the antics of “Jagg, The Skootaway...
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by Maurice Maeterlinck
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LibriVox recording of The Blue Bird: A Fairy Play in Six Acts by Maurice Maeterlinck. (Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.) Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. The Blue Bird is a 1908 play by Belgian author Maurice Maeterlinck. On the night of Christmas a boy and a girl, Tyltil and Mytil, are visited by Fairy Berilyuna. Fairy's granddaughter is sick and can only be saved by the Blue Bird. Thanks to the Fairy's magic gift children have the opportunity to see the soul of things....
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by Darby Bible
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Darby) NT 07: 1 Corinthians by Darby Bible. Read by Aaron Hultstrand. The Darby Bible consists of a translation of the New Testament by John Nelson Darby, originally published in 1867, and a translation of the Old Testament, included in later editions of the text, completed by Darby's students after his death. ( Aaron Hultstrand) 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 Louis-Claude Fillion Bible
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La Bible (Fillion) Apocrypha/Deuterocanon: Livre de Tobie (traduit par Louis-Claude Fillion) enregistré en français pour LibriVox par pejuga. C'est l'histoire des deux Tobie et des merveilleuses bontés du Seigneur à leur égard. Le père, si saint, si éprouvé, si patient, si récompensé ; le fils, bien saint aussi, qui sert d'instrument à Dieu pour faire cesser les malheurs soit de son père, soit de sa cousine Sara, et qui est lui-même étonnamment béni. Tout se résume en ces...
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LibriVox recording of Birds and All Nature, Vol. VI, No 2, September 1899 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers "Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and...
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by Frances Trego Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Billy Whiskers at the Fair by Frances Trego Montgomery. Read in English by volunteer readers. Who doesn’t love a fair? Billy Whiskers, the mischievous goat sure does! When he leaves Cloverleaf farm his adventures take him to the laughing gallery, the balloon man, the pumpkin man and the fortune teller, and so much more. What does he do on his night with the Duke? - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Jean Ingelow
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Comfort in the Night by Jean Ingelow. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 17, 2016. Read in English by ashleighjane; Bruce Kachuk; Bernard Manatu; Brian Darby; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; NoelBadrian and Tomas Peter. Jean Ingelow was an English poet and novelist. ( Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Cyril of Alexandria
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of Luke, Sermons 126-140 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Robert Payne Smith.) Read in English by a LibriVox Volunteer Sermons 126 through 140 cover the Gospel According to Luke 18:35 through 22:6. (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 catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
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by William Penn Cresson
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LibriVox recording of The Cossacks: Their History and Country by William Penn Cresson. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. One of the earliest histories of the Cossacks to appear in English, with an emphasis on the exploits of famous Cossack leaders and Cossack struggles for political autonomy. Originally published in 1919. From the Foreword: "It is the proudest boast of the Cossacks of today -- as of their forbears of the Ukraine -- that they have never been classed as serfs nor for a...
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by Thomas Mayne Reid
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LibriVox recording of The Cliff Climbers by Thomas Mayne Reid. Read in English by Fiddlesticks; Lynne Thompson; ismailuser55; Rachel; Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan; danielaterry; BettyB; Jeremiah Sutherland; Mark; deongines A plant hunter, Karl Linden, and his brother Caspar are on their way to the Himalayas to collect the plants of that region. Many adventures befell the brothers and their guides, all of which led to their being trapped in the mountains. This is a story of their escape from those...
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by Valentine Williams
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LibriVox recording of Clubfoot the Avenger by Valentine Williams. Read in English by Mark Nelson At the conclusion of The Return of Clubfoot, Dr. Grundt has been left for dead on a south sea island by former secret agent Desmond Oakwood. Oakwood and his brother Francis are now retired from the Secret Service and are living comfortably retired in England. But the body of an apparent suicide is discovered in a car park in London, and the possibility that Grundt is alive and seeking revenge in...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Curiosities of Street Literature by Various. Read in English by Ed Humpal; Beth Thomas; Scott Bennett; Greg Giordano; GregShinn; Michael; Lynne Thompson; Toeknee; Kathleen Moore; Ryan Cowell; Roohi; jmoon110; ashleighjane; Ulrike Denis; Melvin Lee; Martin Campbell; Joseph Tabler; Oxenhandler; Kalynda; Diana Schmidt; Vera Sticker; TriciaG; Jason in Panama; mariemdover; Guest; msloganjr; Lilith Branda; Sandra Knight This is a collection of broadsides from London. Broadsides...
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by Karl Wilhelm Salice-Contessa
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LibriVox recording of Die Weiße Rose by Karl Wilhelm Salice-Contessa. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Crln Yldz Ksr Förster Wolfgang ist zu Unrecht eines Mordes beschuldigt und muss nach Böhmen fliehen. Er lässt seine Frau, seine Tochter Elisabeth, die alte Tinel und seinen alten Gefährten Konrad zurück. Die alte Tinel kennt aber das Märchen von der weißen Rose, das Elisabeth zu einer Verzweiflungstat inspiriert... - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text,...
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LibriVox recording of Beacon Lights of History, Vol 2: Jewish Heroes and Prophets by John Lord. Read in English by KHand. Volume Two of the series, this book focuses on the leaders of the Jewish faith from Abraham to Saint Paul. Summary by KHand. 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,...
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by William Le Queux
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LibriVox recording of The Count's Chauffeur by William Le Queux. Read in English by Steven Seitel When car-crazy George Ewart accepts employment as chauffeur to Count Bindo di Ferraris, an Italian aristocrat, he has no idea what he has just let himself in for. The opportunity to drive the powerful six-cylinder, 40 horsepower Napier open touring car provides happiness enough. The Count, however, has a secret agenda. Why is he always on the move? What mystery sees the Count Bindo rushing to the...
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by Margaret Sidney
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LibriVox recording of Ben Pepper by Margaret Sidney. Read in English by Rachel; Stacey Chambers; Lynne T; Kathleen Moore; Teresa Bauman; Christine Lehman; KHand; Rob Kaye; Twinkle; Linda Andrus This book is about Ben Pepper on some adventures! From The Five Little Peppers to Joel Pepper to now Ben Pepper, you'll know everything about the Pepper family. - Summary by Elijah Fisher For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of A Chain of Evidence by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Richard Kilmer The Mystery: ”Mr. Stone," I began, "if three persons spent the night in an apartment so securely locked on the inside that there was no possible means of ingress, and if in the morning it was found that one of those three persons had been murdered at midnight, would you say that the guilt must rest upon either one or both of the other two persons?” (Carolyn Wells )The solution - who...
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by Friedrich Schiller
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LibriVox Aufnahme von Einige Gedichte von Friedrich Schiller. Gelesen auf Deutsch von LibriVox Freiwilligen. Dies ist eine kleine Auswahl aus den Gedichten von Friedrich Schiller. Es finden sich hierbei sowohl sehr bekannte Gedichte, wie Das Lied von der Glocke , aber auch weniger bekannte, aber nicht weniger schöne Stücke. - Summary by Carolin 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 Bolesław Prus
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LibriVox recording of Faraon (tom 1) by Bolesław Prus. Read in Polish by Piotr Nater. Młody następca tronu, Ramzes, oczekuje dnia, kiedy ojciec powierzy mu nowe stanowisko dowódcy części armii. Jednak z upływem czasu, w miarę jak zakres jego obowiązków powiększa się, a książę ma okazję bliżej przyjrzeć się funkcjonowaniu kraju, zaczyna on dostrzegać wokół siebie coraz więcej rzeczy, które chciałby zmienić. Szybko też przekonuje się że swoją władzą- a także...
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by Laura E. Richards
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LibriVox recording of Five Minute Stories by Laura E. Richards. Read in English by Roohi; Phil Chenevert; Larry Wilson; Greg Giordano; James K. White; Zee Martin; Ezwa; Josh Creek; Aletha; Jet; Christie Crews; Sonia; JudyDerby; Katrina Jankeviciute; Kathleen Moore; Diana Schmidt; Krista; Catherine Russell; Abby; Tanya Goffman; Mark; Kam Yau Another collection of poems and short stories by Laura Richards. Yes, these are all short and mostly all delightfully innocent and sweet. Some have a moral...
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by Unca Eliza Winkfield
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LibriVox recording of The Female American by Unca Eliza Winkfield. Read in English by Nikki Cain “The Female American; Or The Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield, Written by Herself in Two Volumes” was anonymously published under the pseudonym Unca Eliza Winkfield in 1767. Unca Eliza, a half-Native American and half-English woman, is shipwrecked on an island. Discovering the remnants of past civilization, Unca Eliza utilizes the tools she finds and her extensive knowledge (derived from her...
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by Claude McKay
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LibriVox recording of The Easter Flower by Claude McKay. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Easter Flower by Claude McKay. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 10, 2022. ----- Festus Claudius "Claude" McKay was a Jamaican-American writer and poet. He was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Herodotus
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LibriVox recording of Libro V de la Historia de Heródoto by Herodotus. (Translated by S. J. P. Bartolomé Pou.) Read in Spanish by Tux. Costumbres de los Tracios. Alejandro se venga de los embajadores Persas enviados a Macedonia. Política de Darío con Histieo, señor de Mileto. Muerte de Hiparco, tirano de Atenas y expulsión de su hermano Hipias: los Lacedemonios tratan de favorecer a este para recobrar el dominio de Atenas, pero se opone el Corintio Sosicles refiriendo el origen de la...
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by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.
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LibriVox opname van Het leven van Hillegonda Buisman - deel 3 van Adriaan Loosjes Pzn. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Een levensbeschrijving van de ideale Hollandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw. Deel 3: In dit deel wordt Hillegonda weduwe. Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, 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 audioboeken (in meer dan...
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by Reina Valera
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LibriVox recording of Hebreos by Reina Valera (1909). Read in Spanish by Joyfull Muchas veces olvidamos que los primeros creyentes en Jesucristo fueron judíos. La Epístola a los Hebreos responde a las preguntas que los creyentes judíos se hacían durante el primer siglo y necesitaban respuestas convincentes para entender la relación entre el Viejo y el Nuevo Pacto. ¿Por qué Jesús fue superior a Moisés ?, ¿Por qué la muerte de Jesús elimina la necesidad de el sistema levítico....
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by Bertram Mitford
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LibriVox recording of The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford. Read in English by Roger Melin A stranger appears in the middle of the night at Heath Hover while John Seward Mervyn is tending the modest location in a wooded area near a pond. Legends abound regarding Heath Hover; legends such as one's inability to spend a full night at the Heath on certain nights of the year, and that the place was quite simply.... haunted. These were legends which Mervyn has set out to disprove. He would,...
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by Mary A. Hollings
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LibriVox recording of Europe in Renaissance and Reformation 1453-1660 by Mary A. Hollings. Read in English by Pamela Nagami In a small space the Oxford-educated historian, Mary Hollings, provides a panoramic view of a tumultuous age. We meet Cesare Borgia and Savonarola, the universal spider, Louis XI, Henry IV, France's best-beloved king, Sweden’s wise and courageous Queen Christina, and great generals, like Albrecht von Wallenstein and Gustavus Adolphus. The twin ideals of imperial unity...
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LibriVox recording of The Saga of Erik the Red (Reeves Translation) by Unknown. (Translated by Arthur Middleton Reeves.) Read in English by Expatriate The Saga of Erik the Red is one of the two important thirteenth-century accounts of the Norse explorations of Greenland and North America, along with The Saga of the Greenlanders. Containing fantastic anecdotes about ghostly visitations, wise women-seers, and one-legged native Unipeds, the saga is just as fascinating for what is clearly authentic...
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by Charles Ives
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LibriVox recording of Essays before a Sonata by Charles Ives. Read in English by Edmund Bloxam Some philosophical studies in relation to the ideas of Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne. Although the sonata is not explicitly referenced in this text, the ideas of these philosophers were attempted to be integrated into Ives' famous 'Piano Sonata No. 2 Concord, Mass.' - Summary by Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Anita Loos
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LibriVox recording of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes": the illuminating diary of a professional lady by Anita Loos. Read in English by Jenn Broda In this comic novel written by American author Anita Loos, we follow the adventures of the fictional character Lorelei Lee who is a young blonde flapper. This story takes place in the hedonistic Jazz Age and is written in the form of a diary from Lorelei's viewpoint as she shares stories of the men she entertains in New York City and Europe....
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by Finley Peter Dunne
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LibriVox recording of Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War by Finley Peter Dunne. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins In Chicago lay a street called Archey Road, which stretched through a neighborhood which was mostly Irish immigrants, among whom was Martin Dooley, "doctor of philosophy." Mr. Dooley was a saloonkeeper with opinions on most everything in his day, political or not. His pronouncements found their mark often as not in the White House, and President Theodore Roosevelt would begin...
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by G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of Greybeards at Play by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by 5pak G.K. Chesterton's first publication, "Greybeards at Play" is a collection of poetry and accompanying illustrations. The work is marked by the irreverent whimsy and ancient delight that would eventually be recognized as Chesterton's signature style. Short (only four poems long and a dedication), playful, and with a touch of awe, Chesterton's first piece (written at 26) is appropriately titled: it is...
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by Jonathan Swift
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LibriVox recording of Gulliverin matkat kaukaisilla mailla by Jonathan Swift. (Translated by Antonio Manuel.) Read in Finnish by Harri Tapani Ylilammi Tämä on Jonathan Swiftin kirjoittama ja Samuli Suomalaisen kääntämä versio kirjasta "Gulliverin matkat kaukaisilla mailla". Se on suunnattu nuorille ja sisältää vain kaksi ensimmäistä osaa, kun täydessä versiossa osia on neljä. Ensimmäisessä osassa Gulliver-niminen matkamies haaksirikkoutuu mini-ihmisten asuttamaan...
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by Louis Albert Banks
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LibriVox recording of The Great Sinners of the Bible by Louis Albert Banks. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This is a collection of sermons which were preached in the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Cleveland, Ohio, during the autumn and winter or 1898 and 1899. They were all delivered during evening services, and therefore, as the author explains, were intended as messages to sinners, not to Christians. - Summary by Devorah Allen For further information, including links to online...
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by John Kendrick Bangs
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LibriVox recording of From Pillar to Post by John Kendrick Bangs. Read in English by volunteer readers. I could not let these random notes of a delightful experience go forth into the world without expressing in some way my deep appreciation of the valued services rendered me in my ten years of platform work by my friends of the Lyceum Bureaus. In office and in the field they have labored strenuously, often affectionately, and always loyally, on my behalf. But for their interest some of the...
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by Gustave Flaubert
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LibriVox recording of Frau Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. (Translated by Arthur Schurig.) Read in German by Boris Emma Bovary ist unglücklich: sie ist mit einem rechtschaffenen Arzt verheiratet, der sie gut behandelt, jedoch nicht die Erfüllung ihrer Wünsche und Sehnsüchte ermöglichen kann. Um dem für sie banalen, langweiligen Landleben zu entfliehen, lebt sie über ihre Verhältnisse, und begibt sich in ein Netz von Abhängigkeiten. Dadurch wird ihre eheliche Treue auf eine harte Probe...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Dog: A Selection of Stories by Various. Read in English by David Wales The title says it all: stories about dogs. - Summary by david wales 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 (108MB)
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of El alimento de los dioses by H. G. Wells. Read in Spanish by Epachuko. Dos científicos británicos consiguen crear en un laboratorio un suero que provoca un crecimiento desmesurado en el ser vivo que lo ingiera, ya sean pollos, vacas o... seres humanos. Lo que empieza pareciendo una idea sensacional con múltiples aplicaciones prácticas, pronto deriva en imprevistas y extrañas consecuencias que habrá que aprender a gestionar:¡¡Feroces ratas gigantes, monstruosas...
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by Isaac Asimov; Theodosius Dobzhansky
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LibriVox recording of The Genetic Effects of Radiation by Isaac Asimov; Theodosius Dobzhansky. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This is a book in the "Understanding the Atom Series" from the Division of Technical Information, U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. The authors discuss topics of The Machinery of Inheritance, Mutations, Radiation, Dose and Consequences. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Children's Short Works, Vol. 049 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 049: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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LibriVox recording of On chronic alcoholic intoxication : with an inquiry into the influence of the abuse of alcohol as a predisposing cause of disease by William Marcet. Read in English by Curt Walton. Physician William Marcet treated numerous cases of acute alcoholism (delirium tremens) and chronic alcoholism. He suggests gastrointestinal disease, gout and rheumatism are diseases associated with chronic alcoholism and might either be the cause or the result. Many of his patients complaining...
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by Winston Churchill
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LibriVox recording of The Celebrity by Winston Churchill. Read in English by Joseph Tabler Satirizes the rise of a young novelist (thought to be Richard Harding Davis, but denied as such by Churchill). - Summary by Joseph Tabler For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org ....
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by Selma Lagerlof
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LibriVox recording of Christ Legends by Selma Lagerlof. (Translated by Velma Swanston Howard.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Larry Wilson; ct3ct3ct3; Linda Andrus; Bob Scott; Kathleen Moore; Kathrine Engan; David Lodes; DJRickyV These are beautiful little stories about Christmas from the Swedish storyteller Selma Lagerlof. As she explains in the first story, they were told her by her grandmother "I remember that grandmother told story after story from morning till night, and that we...
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by Jean McKishnie Blewett
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Christmas Conversion by Jean McKishnie Blewett.  This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 18, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Dahlia Dolorosa; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; Matthew Datcher; Phil Chenevert; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Jean McKishnie Blewett was a Canadian journalist, author and poet. Blewett was a regular contributor to The Globe, a Toronto newspaper and in 1898 became...
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by Eugene Field
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Dr. Sam by Eugene Field. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 22, 2016. Read in English by Amanda Veale; Brian Darby; David Lawrence; Matthew Datcher; Greg Giordano; Chris Pyle; Leonard Wilson and Tomas Peter. Eugene Field, Sr. was an American writer, best known for his children's poetry and humorous essays. Field first started publishing poetry in 1879, when his poem "Christmas Treasures" appeared in A Little Book of Western...
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by Marie of Romania Alexandra Victoria
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LibriVox recording of The Dreamer of Dreams by Marie of Romania Alexandra Victoria. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Eric, artist for the king, has created a marvelous painting of a royal wedding. It is finished except for the face of the queen, which appeared to him in a dream. When he awoke, he had forgotten the form of the features. Obsessed with recapturing this vision, he goes on a quest to find the woman because he cannot paint another stroke until he sees those eyes again. During...
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by Thomas Richard Allinson
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LibriVox recording of Dr. Allinson's cookery book by Thomas Richard Allinson. Read in English by BettyB; jftocanada; Jill Engle; Carolyn Agee; larryhayes7; Amelia Chesley This is a cookbook promoting vegetarian recipes. The author of the book, Dr. Thomas Allinson, had strong views about health issues - he promoted vegetarian cooking and wholegrain bread, among other things which are less popular today. His cookbook also includes many references to healthy lifestyle and how to avoid unhealthy...
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by Olivia Rossetti Agresti; Helen Rossetti Angeli
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LibriVox recording of A Girl Among the Anarchists by Olivia Rossetti Agresti; Helen Rossetti Angeli. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Helen and Olivia Rossetti were rather precocious girls in Victorian London. While still extremely young, they published a renowned anarchist journal in their home which drew prominent figures to their salon. From their expriences, they co-authored this 1903 novel, in which the narrator, Isabel Meredith, reveals a first-hand inside account of the...
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by Maarten Maartens
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LibriVox recording of God's fool by Maarten Maartens. Read in English by Anna Simon At the age of nine, Elias Lossell becomes deaf and blind from an accident. Communication with him becomes difficult, and mentally, he never really grows up. Years later, circumstances make him the richest man in town as the heir of the wealthy firm of tea merchants, while his two younger twin half-brothers Hendrik and Hubert are left to do the actual work of management on his behalf. This causes a lot of...
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LibriVox recording of Letters to Catherine E. Beecher in Reply to an Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism by Angelina Emily Grimké . Read in English by Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley; Amelia Chesley This is a collection of thirteen letters from Angelina Grimké on the subjects of abolitionism and human rights in the United States. For...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii by Mark Twain. Read in English by John Greenman By the time Mark Twain worked as a roving reporter for the Sacramento Union, he had held positions with other newspapers in Nevada and California. However, his assignment in 1866 to visit and report on the Sandwich Islands, changed his life. These 25 "letters" from Hawaii gave him an international "scoop" and opened the door for a lifetime of speaking engagements. “I went...
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by Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu
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LibriVox recording of Les Lettres persanes - Tome premier by Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu. Read in French by LibriVox volunteers. Les Lettres persanes est un roman épistolaire de Montesquieu, rassemblant la correspondance fictive échangée entre deux voyageurs persans, Usbek et Rica, et leurs amis respectifs restés en Perse. Leur séjour dure huit ans. Au XVIIIe siècle, l'Orient et le goût des voyages sont à la mode. Cependant, le roman fut publié au...
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by Herodotus
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LibriVox recording of Libro VI de la Historia de Heródoto by Herodotus. (Translated by S. J. P. Bartolomé Pou.) Read in Spanish by Tux Histieo continúa induciendo a los Jonios a batirse contra los Persas. Derrota de la armada jonia y toma de Mileto. La armada persa se dirige contra Atenas y naufraga. Batalla de Maratón. Milciades, célebre desde la batalla de Maratón, es acusado por no haber tomado Paros, pero absuelto de la pena capital por la conquista de Lemnos, que hiciera en otro...
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by Robert Bulwer-Lytton
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LibriVox recording of The Last Wish by Robert Bulwer-Lytton. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 27 recordings of The Last Wish by Robert Bulwer-Lytton. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 9, 2022. ----- Robert Edward Bulwer-Lytton was the son of the novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton, and was an English statesman, Conservative politician, and poet under the pseudonym Owen Meredith. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online...
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by Émile Zola
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LibriVox recording of L'Assommoir (la taberna) by Émile Zola. (Translated by Amancio Peratoner.) Read in Spanish by Mongope Gervasia es planchadora y amante del sombrerero Lantier con quien tiene dos hijos, pero Lantier es vago y vividor lo que hace que Gervasia tome la decisión de abandonarle. Gervasia conoce a su vecino Coupeau que se muestra amable con ella y con sus hijos. Cuando Coupeau le propone matrimonio Gervasia, aunque duda, finalmente acepta casarse con él. Pero las cosas poco a...
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by Elisabeth Charlotte Pauline Guizot
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LibriVox recording of Moral Tales by Elisabeth Charlotte Pauline Guizot. (Translated by Mrs. L. Burke.) Read in English by Cate Barratt Short stories written by the first wife of French statesman Francois Guizot for young readers. - Summary by Cate Barratt For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of Measure For Measure by William Shakespeare. Read in English by Tony Addison Described as a "problem play" Measure for Measure is only as much a problem as life itself is- that is, are there any easy answers to questions aplenty? For example: when "mortality and mercy" live in one person's mouth, can justice be said to exist - as such? And: when you're a young woman on the very verge of dedicating your whole life and being to the service of God and the...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Los mil y un fantasmas, vol. 1 by Alexandre Dumas. Read in Spanish by Epachuko; KendalRigans; Maritza Mateo; joseasaez; MiltonFMH; Dollf4c3su; Claudia Hernández; sheilamarr; E. Faus; Carlos Lombardi; elguti Alexandre Dumas padre (1802-1870), escritor francés de ascendencia haitiana, es el autor más prolífico de su país. Excelente conversador y relator de historias, añora el perdido arte de la conversación, cuando las personas sabían “escuchar bien y razonar...
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by George Gibbs
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LibriVox recording of Madcap by George Gibbs. Read in English by Tony Oliva Quote: "To the quiet Titine her mistress created an impression of bringing not only herself into the room, but also the violent horse and the whole of the out-of-doors besides." --Chapter 1 of Madcap. --In the same chapter, Hermia Challoner, this force of nature pitted against the nature of her social milieu, laughingly tells her maid, "Better die living--than be living dead." --And thus starts the...
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by Robert W. Chambers
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LibriVox recording of The Maker of Moons, and Other Short Stories by Robert W. Chambers. Read in English by Ryan Finch; K. Adrian Stroet; Lynne Thompson; MaryAnnS; Nick Bulka; realisticspeakers An eclectic collection of 8 stories by one of the early masters of the weird tale, Robert W. Chambers. The stories include a range of topics including war, romance, humor and even fishing. The title short story, “The Maker of Moons,” is considered to be one of Chamber’s greatest weird horror tales...
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by Archibald Lampman
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LibriVox recording of Lyrics of Earth by Archibald Lampman. Read in English by Rubenwhitter; realisticspeakers; MacKenzie Nikol Greenwood; Jack Albert; MaryAnnS; Bruce Kachuk; Larry Wilson; Anusha Iyer; Amy Gramour This is a volume of nature poetry by Canadian poet Archibald Lampman. Lampman is considered one of the most distinguished poets of his time, and is still widely read today. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Frederick Douglass
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LibriVox recording of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (version 2) by Frederick Douglass. Read in English by Jesse Zuba. Published in 1845, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself was written in response to critics who questioned the authenticity of the experiences Douglass drew on as a prominent abolitionist speaker. Douglass begins by describing his earliest memories, including his “entrance to the hell of slavery” through the...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of The Mysterious Island book 1 (White translation) by Jules Verne. (Translated by Stephen W. White.) Read in English by Piotr Nater In the final months of the American Civil War five Northerners find themselves trapped in the Southern capital of Richmond. They conceive of a plan to escape with a baloon kept nearby. However, not all goes as planned and as a powerful gale surprises them, their balloon veers off course by some thousands of miles and the five find themselves...
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by James Fenimore Cooper
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LibriVox recording of My Brigantine by James Fenimore Cooper. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of My Brigantine by James Fenimore Cooper. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 26, 2021. ----- After a stint on a commercial voyage, James Fenimore Cooper served in the U.S. Navy as a midshipman, where he learned the technology of managing sailing vessels which greatly influenced many of his novels and other writings. Cooper, beloved though...
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by Zane Grey
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LibriVox recording of The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey. Read in English by Mary Bard This book has all the elements of a classic Western, including rustling and gunfights, but at its heart is the battle between good and evil, between duty and love, between selfishness and self-sacrifice. The ‘mysterious rider’ of the title arrives at White Slides ranch, and his coming will have major consequences for many of those living there, not least for Columbine who is promised to a man she cannot...
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by Katharine Berry Judson
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends of the Mississippi Valley and the Great Lakes by Katharine Berry Judson. Read in English by David Wales It is a loss to American literature that so much of the legendary history of these Indian tribes has gone, beyond hope of recovery. Exquisite in color, poetical in feeling, these legends of sun, moon, and stars, of snow, ice, lightning, thunders, the winds, the life of the forest birds and animals about them, and the longing to understand the why and...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Middle Age Enthusiasms by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for JUne 12, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; SkyAlbatross and Tomas Peter. Thomas Hardy, OM was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially...
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by Ethelwyn Wetherald
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LibriVox recording of House of the Trees and Other Poems by Ethelwyn Wetherald. Read in English by Roger Melin Agnes Ethelwyn Wetherald was a Canadian poet and journalist, published across Canada and the United States. She also worked as an editor for the Globe and was part of the editorial staff for The Advertiser in London, Ontario. This collection of short poems by Ms. Wetherald, as with most of her works, chiefly centers around the beauty of nature and the changing of seasons, with...
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by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Kilmeny of the Orchard (version 2 Dramatic Reading) by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. A short and sweet romance by the author of "Anne of Green Gables", Kilmeny of the Orchard is a story about a schoolteacher (Eric) who goes to Prince Edward Island and meets a beautiful but mysterious girl. Who is she? Why doesn't she speak? Why don't her guardians ever let her out? As Eric explores the answers to these questions, he slowly but...
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LibriVox recording of The Kalevala: the Epic Poem of Finland (Crawford Translation) by Elias Lönnrot. (Translated by John Martin Crawford.) Read in English by MrKyle; Jacob Paul Starr; Soumen Barua; Sonia; Richard Aroksaar; Peter Tucker; Joseph Tabler; J L Raimundo; Diana Schmidt; Kathrine Engan; Timothy Ferguson; Tony Addison; Khaghbboommm; annanneass; Jonna B This is the epic of Finland. It is the combined folk tales of the Finnish nation starting with the birth of the world from the egg of...
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by Francis Marion Crawford
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LibriVox recording of Katharine Lauderdale Volume 1 by Francis Marion Crawford. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Katharine Lauderdale would be a New York society belle, if it were not for her miserly father. Her older sister has escaped the unhappy parental home by marrying and Katherine plans to do the same, but her father has already refused to sanction her nuptials with her cousin and childhood sweetheart, Jack Ralston. Desperate measures are needed and what role will rich Uncle Robert play...
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by Gene Stratton-Porter
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LibriVox recording of The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Threatened with isolation in a sanitorium for tuberculosis, a young soldier escapes and finds himself healing in a paradisal bee-garden by the ocean, tending bees which he knows nothing about, and other unlikely charges who in their circuitous ways, challenge him to discover love. (summary by Czandra) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Mother Mary Loyola
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LibriVox recording of The King of the Golden City by Mother Mary Loyola. Read in English by Maria Therese This charming allegory will bring to the heart of the child a deep love for Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament and an understanding of the graces received in Holy Communion. We follow with delight the little Dilecta in her meetings with The King; her struggles against the evil influence of Malignus, in which she is so ably helped by the Prince Guardian; from the hut in which she lived and...
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by Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov
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LibriVox recording of Конёк-Горбунок (The Humpbacked Horse) by Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky The Humpbacked Horse (Конёк-Горбунок) is a version of the Golden-Maned Steed fairy-tale character type, although a large part of the plot of this story is based on Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf. The titular little horse helps Ivan, a peasant’s son, carry out the many unreasonable demands of the czar. During his adventures, Ivan...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of Iris by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by  a full cast. Left a widow 5 years ago at age 21, Iris Bellamy is shackled by terms of her husband's will that would leave her penniless if she remarries. Of course, "if she married a rich man, her interest in her late husband's estate would be no longer indispensible to her." But "rich men generally have some odious quality to counterbalance their wealth. The men one would marry are as poor as mice." So...
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