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by Arthur Adams
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LibriVox recording of Galahad Jones by Arthur Adams. Read in English by Beth Thomas; ToddHW; alanmapstone; Son of the Exiles; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; Devorah Allen; TJ Burns; MichaelMaggs; Adrian Stephens; Sonia Dramatised by Australian playwright Arthur Adams from his book of the same name, this is labeled "A Comedy with a Tragic Tang". The author claims there is an alternative ending he wrote much against his will, but he declines to print it. - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Galahad...
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by Arthur Henry Patterson
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LibriVox recording of Notes of An East Coast Naturalist by Arthur Henry Patterson. Read in English by TND Arthur Henry Patterson was a self-taught naturalist with an immeasurable knowledge and perspicacity of the Broadland region’s flora and fauna – especially the area around Great Yarmouth and Breydon Water. He was the author of many books about Broadland and was a regular and popular contributor (under the pen name of John Knowlittle) to the local county newspaper. From an early age, he...
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by Arthur Henry Patterson
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LibriVox recording of Through Broadland in a Breydon Punt by Arthur Henry Patterson. Read by TND Arthur Henry Patterson was a self-taught naturalist who, from a very early age, devoted much of his free time to observing, discovering and documenting all aspects of the natural history of the Norfolk Broads, especially the area around Breydon Water near his home town of Great Yarmouth. At some 75000 acres (117 sq miles / 303 sq km), the Broads are the largest protected wetland in Britain. AHP was...
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by Arthur Lewis Tubbs
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LibriVox recording of Alias Miss Sherlock by Arthur Lewis Tubbs. Read in English by a full cast. Dick Brewster is implicated in a murder and comes to his aunt's farm to hide. His Aunt Sarah stands by him in his need and they all move to the city in the effort to clear his name. She investigates on her own account and.... - Summary by The Author Cast list: Lily Ann, Help at the farm: Devorah Allen Aaron Flint, the hired man: Alan Mapstone Mrs. Brewster, from New York: TJ Burns Helen Brewster,...
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by Arthur Lewis Tubbs
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LibriVox recording of Miss Buzby's Boarders by Arthur Lewis Tubbs. Read in English by a full cast. Who knows what might be going on in Miss Buzby's boarding house, where she accepts (shudder!) theatrical types? - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Jerome Townsend, a lover somewhat in the background: Tommy Hersant Felix Marden, who is not afraid to come to the front: Adrian Stephens Mr. Smith, a mysterious individual: ToddHW Alexander Pettifer, a worm that finally turns: Alan Mapstone Jimmie Spangler,...
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by Arthur Macy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14  recordings of A Bit of Color by Arthur Macy. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 23, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Alisha; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Keara Hayes; Larry Wilson; leleary and VoiceNB17. Our Poet paints a colorful picture of Paris in 1896. - Summary by David Lawrence For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Arthur Morrison
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LibriVox recording of Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison. Read in English by Kirsten Wever Here are seven mystery stories featuring Martin Hewitt, Detective, and narrated (of course) by his (nameless) sidekick. Arthur Morrison certainly has imagination, as shown by the very wide range of situations, motivations, crimes and characters he presents in these stories. Hewitt may be after a Russian spy or a domestic animal; he investigates the burglary of documents vital to national...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Paddy Muskrat by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read by BillTurns & KevinS Enter Pleasent Valley, the home of the interesting and entertaining creatures and adventures born of American author Arthur Scott Bailey. The Tale of Paddy Muskrat is one of many works penned by Bailey that are part of his Sleep-Time Tales set intended for young children. Come enjoy the turns of luck and whims of the laziest member of the valley. - Summary by Bill Turns  For further...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Jasper Jay by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by J. Michael Caine; elcaine; macaine; agcaine Arthur Scott Bailey, a native of the state of Vermont, wrote over forty children's books using a variety of animals, birds and even insects to entertain. The Tale of Jasper Jay is one of 16 stories of his Tuck-Me-In Tales series. - Summary by Larry Wilson Cast list: Narrator: Michael Caine Jasper Jay: Michaila Caine all various other characters: Alana Caine and...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of Sweet Lavender by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by a full cast. "Sweet Lavender" must be regarded as one of the most successful stage-plays of modern times, and there can be no question that it has proved so far the most popular of Mr. Pinero's works. Its representations may be counted by the thousand, and its popularity has extended over many latitudes. The reason of this is not far to seek: it proclaims itself in the gentle humanity and genial humour of...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Rocket by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Availle; ToddHW; alanmapstone; Rob Marland; Tomas Peter; MichaelMaggs; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; Sonia; TJ Burns; Adam Bielka; Son of the Exiles Gentlemen out away from London, looking for wives. "I'm going to settle down, hearthrug and slippers and all that sort of thing." "So a lot of us have made up our minds to marry and retire from public life, and as I couldn't find any suitable partie in London -...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Weaker Sex by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by a full cast. Mrs. Boyle-Chewton and her cause - the Advancement of Women from the Rear to the Van. Lady Vivash, new recruit to the cause. Their daughters Sylvia and Rhoda. Mr. Bargus, Member of Parliament for the Skipping-Molton Division of Cuddleford, who is about to declare his adherence to the cause. Ira Lee, The Poet of The Prairies from West of the Colorado Mountains. New loves. Lost loves. Lords, Ladies,...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Hobby-Horse by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Alan Mapstone; KHand; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; Devorah Allen; MichaelMaggs; schrm; Adrian Stephens; ambsweet13; BandanaMan99; ToddHW; Lydia; Tomas Peter; Jenn Broda; Adam Bielka A man's wife is caught up in Philanthropy, generously supporting all sorts of good causes. But that does not include her husband's interests in "the Turf or the Stable - no feeling except one of positive distaste." So what is he...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Squire by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by ToddHW; alanmapstone; Larry Wilson; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; Tomas Peter; Devorah Allen; Linda Olsen Fitak; MichaelMaggs; Frédéric Surget; Adrian Stephens; Jim Locke; Eva Davis; Nemo; TJ Burns; lorda; Roland Fellows; Adam Bielka "Then take a word of advice—cut yourself adrift from Squire Kate's apron strings. (Gilbert turns away) When my father, John Verity, died, and left his girl alone in the world, you...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Money-Spinner by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Mark Nelson; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; MichaelMaggs; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens When his younger brother incurs a large betting debt, what could be easier than for a man to borrow the money to save him from the factory he runs while his employers are away. Whoops; his employers are coming back before he has repaid the money. Ah, perhaps his wife can get the money from a friendly Lord who...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Big Drum by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by a full cast. Another Pinero play. Biting satire this time, ironic comedy - not a farce. The Big Drum, a novel being written by Phil, one of the main characters, is "an attempt to portray the struggle for notoriety—for self-advertisement—we see going on around us to-day." "Oh, I believe any world would content me that's totally different from the world I've lived in so long; any world that isn't flat...
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by Augusta Jane Evans
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LibriVox recording of St. Elmo by Augusta Jane Evans. Read in English by Jim Locke Written in prose and full of references to religion and mythology, this book tells the love story between St. Elmo and Edna. He is cynical and worldly, she is as beautiful as a nymph. The book was very popular during the 19th century and inspired movies and plays. It is even claimed that Rhett Butler from Gone With The Wind was inspired by St. Elmo Murray. - Summary by Stav Nisser. For further information,...
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by Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
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LibriVox recording of L' Eve future by Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam. Read in French by Isad Le célèbre inventeur américain Edison regrette de ne pas être né plus tôt: il aurait pu enregistrer avec les instruments qu’il a créés les sons et les images des personnes célèbres qui ont façonné l’histoire passée. Pourquoi Edison a-t-il conçu une « andréide » ? Pourquoi a-t-il confié ce premier être artificiel à un lord anglais ? La lecture du roman répondra à ces...
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by B. M. Bower
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LibriVox recording of The Quirt by B. M. Bower. Read in English by Tom Penn Britt Hunter is a small fish in a big pond. His little ranch, the Quirt, has a few hundred head of cattle; the neighboring ranch, the Sawtooth, has tens of thousands. Britt and the other small timers manage to scrape by, but only at the sufferance of the Sawtooth. And the Sawtooth is always interested in expanding. When Britt’s city-bred daughter comes for a visit and witnesses a murder, she inadvertently puts the...
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by Baltasar Gracián
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LibriVox recording of The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián. (Translated by Joseph Jacobs.) Read in English by Sonia; Sandra Schmit; Sonrisa Jones; Ken Masters; Wayne Cooke; Tina Ding; Davi Bicudo 300 short maxims by Spanish Jesuit Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658). The advice is still useful and insightful for our modern world. Gracian was considered one of the most interesting philosophers by both Nietzsche und Schopenhauer, and the latter translated The Art of Worldly Wisdom into German....
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by Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of The Nest of the Sparrowhawk: A Romance of the XVIIth Century by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by deongines This historical novel takes place in Kent in 1657, and focuses on a local nobleman who stops at nothing to gain wealth, and his ward who is a victim of his crimes. The puritan influence and social cultural mores of the time provide interesting parts of the setting. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of The Case of Miss Elliott by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer A sequel to the stories published in The Old Man in the Corner , this second book in the series includes twelve new mysterious cases that The Old Man in the Corner unravels over his milk and cheesecake at the ABC Tea Shop, all the while tying and untying knots in a bit of string. His audience is Polly Burton, a young journalist, who has to begrudging admit that the Old Man's solutions are...
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by Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Beau Brocade by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by deongines Beau Brocade is a historical fiction set in England in the early 1700's. The hero Beau is a wanted highwayman, who takes from the rich to help the poor. - Summary by Deon Gines For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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by Beatrix Potter
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Others by Beatrix Potter. Read in English by Julian Pratley; Valentina Vocelli; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; MichaelMaggs; Rina Salmon; Nan Dodge; Bianca Mattison-Amos; Ree Evans; Wayne Perry; Mina Gohari; Alan Mapstone These are some of the wonderful little stories about animals written by Beatrix Potter. The disobedient little Peter who sneaks where he should not go and gets into a scary situation is just one of her nifty tales. This is...
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by Ben Jonson
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LibriVox recording of Cynthia's Revels, or The Fountain of Self-Love by Ben Jonson. Read in English by a full cast. "Cynthia's Revels," the second "comical satire," was acted in 1600, and, as a play, is even more lengthy, elaborate, and impossible than "Every Man Out of His Humour." Here personal satire seems to have absorbed everything, and while much of the caricature is admirable, especially in the detail of witty and trenchantly satirical dialogue, the central...
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by Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
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LibriVox recording of Assist the Souls in Purgatory by . Read in English by John; Kathi M. Walsheck; Twinkle; KevinS A short little book on Purgatory, the Poor Souls and how we can help them with our prayers. (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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LibriVox recording of Mussolini as Revealed in His Political Speeches (November 1914 - August 1923) by Benito Mussolini. (Translated by Bernardo Quaranta di San Severino.) Read in English by volunteer readers. Benito Mussolini was an Italian journalist and politician, the leader of the National Fascist Party. He grew up as a violent bully, and the characteristics developed in childhood aided his upward career and later rule in Italy. He was also an excellent orator, and this was one of the...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Gloria, Parte 1 by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans. "Gloria" es una novela que relata las costumbres católicas de los españoles desde épocas remotas, especialmente narra la religiosidad de una bella dama, hija de un hombre ilustre en el pueblo de Ficóbriga, quien habiendo recibido dicha doctrina desde su nacimiento, pone en duda sus creencias; y ya en su adultez sus dudas incrementan cuando encuentra el amor de su vida, quien será el...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Misericordia by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Mongope. "En Misericordia me propuse descender a las capas ínfimas de la sociedad matritense, describiendo y presentando los tipos más humildes, la suma pobreza, la mendicidad profesional, la vagancia viciosa, la miseria, dolorosa casi siempre, en algunos casos picaresca o criminal y merecedora de corrección. Para esto hube de emplear largos meses en observaciones y estudios directos del natural, visitando...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Fortunata y Jacinta: dos historias de casadas (Segunda Parte) by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Epachuko "Fortunata y Jacinta" esta considerada la mejor obra de su autor: Benito Pérez Galdós, y junto con "La Regenta" de Clarín, la cima de la novela española del Realismo del siglo XIX. Es mucho más que una historia de dos mujeres casadas de distinta posición social, carácter, y objetivos que ven sus vidas entrelazadas de manera...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Theros by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by EmilioHerrero Otra de las escasas incursiones de Galdós en el género de la ficción. Theros representa el verano dentro del almanaque que compuso el autor junto con Celín (noviembre) y Tropiquillos (verano). Está ambientada en un viaje, desde Cádiz hasta Cantabria. Nuestro protagonista viaja en tren y tiene un encuentro muy particular... - Summary by Emilio Herrero For further information, including links to online...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Fortunata y Jacinta: dos historias de casadas (Cuarta Parte) by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Epachuko "Fortunata y Jacinta" esta considerada la mejor obra de su autor: Benito Pérez Galdós, y junto con "La Regenta" de Clarín, la cima de la novela española del Realismo del siglo XIX. Es mucho más que una historia de dos mujeres casadas de distinta posición social, carácter, y objetivos que ven sus vidas entrelazadas de manera...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Fortunata y Jacinta: dos historias de casadas (Tercera Parte) by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Epachuko "Fortunata y Jacinta" esta considerada la mejor obra de su autor: Benito Pérez Galdós, y junto con "La Regenta" de Clarín, la cima de la novela española del Realismo del siglo XIX. Es mucho más que una historia de dos mujeres casadas de distinta posición social, carácter, y objetivos que ven sus vidas entrelazadas de manera...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Gloria, Segunda Parte by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans En esta segunda parte de "Gloria" el autor narra los hechos acaecidos luego de la muerte que desenlaza el primer libro, revelando secretos y circunstancias que si de algún modo asomaban en el libro anterior, aquí son detalladas todas. Se relevan también en esta narración los sentimientos mas profundos que pueden despertar dos religiones "antiguamente antagónicas" y las...
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by Benjamin B. Warfield
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LibriVox recording of The B. B. Warfield Collection, Volume 1 by Benjamin B. Warfield. Read in English by InTheDesert Many of B. B. Warfield's diverse and erudite theological writings were published as long articles in The Princeton Theological Review, sometimes spanning many issues of the periodical. The articles in this collection showcase the breadth of Warfield's scholarship and interest, his clarity of analysis of cultural trends and his deep Calvinistic piety. (Summary by IntheDesert) For...
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by Benjamin Griffith Brawley
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LibriVox recording of Your Negro Neighbor by Benjamin Griffith Brawley. Read in English by KevinS An historical and sociological view of race relations in America as it pertains to the African-American. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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by Benjamin Hathaway
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LibriVox recording of 1001 Questions and Answers on General History by Benjamin Hathaway. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Yuqing; KevinS; drandall; Stefan Von Blon; Avyndus; BettyB; Steve Mayer A book for students of history to test their knowledge and to direct their studies. As the title tells us, this is a book of 1001 questions, with answers, regarding world history. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Benjamin Hathaway
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LibriVox recording of 1001 Questions and Answers on English Grammar by Benjamin Hathaway. Read in English by Wayne Cooke; Theoden Humphrey; KevinS; Verity Kendall; Larry Wilson; Logan Lorenz; Kristy Carpenter; Richard Beiswanger; Rebecca Brown A book for students interested in finding out how many things about the English language have changed, and how many have weathered the test of time. - Summary by jasonb For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Benjamin N. Cardozo
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LibriVox recording of The Nature of the Judicial Process by Benjamin N. Cardozo. Read by Kazbek Benjamin N. Cardozo, one of the most influential American justists of his era, served as the New York Court of Appeals Chief Justice, before joining the Supreme Court. His 1921 book The Nature of the Judicial Process, now considered a legal classic, was compiled from The Storrs Lectures delivered at Yale Law School earlier that year. In it he analyzes various factors underlying judicial decisions,...
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LibriVox recording of The Treatises of Benvenuto Cellini on Goldsmithing and Sculpture by Benvenuto Cellini. (Translated by Charles Robert Ashbee.) Read in English by Rob Marland Benvenuto Cellini, a 16th century Florentine goldsmith and sculptor, is perhaps better known for his colorful autobiography than his works of art. In his "Trattati", Cellini explains how he made his intricate pieces in gold, such as the salt cellar intended for the table of King Francis I of France, and his...
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by Bernard Capes
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LibriVox recording of At a Winter's Fire by Bernard Capes. Read in English by Saint Ananda; drwebber; Joe Selah; Matt Tantillo; K.T.B.; Phil Aldred; Nemo This is a book of stories by Bernard Capes to entertain you if you should find yourself in a cozy chair by the fireplace during the short dark days of winter. - Summary by A. Gramour 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 Bernard Gay Marshall
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LibriVox recording of Cedric the Forester by Bernard Gay Marshall. Read in English by Lynette Caulkins A rollicking juvenile adventure tale, this historical adventure book received the Newbery Honor award in 1922. Set in England during the early 1200s, the scion of a Western Marches noble family relates the many encounters and battles that he faces with the Saxon yeoman who becomes his best friend. This yeoman, great of cross-bow skill and strategy, often saves the day, and after earning...
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by Bernard Mandeville
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LibriVox recording of The Fable of the Bees by Bernard Mandeville. Read in English by Matthew Muñoz Bernard Mandeville's didactic poem praising the virtues that personal vices bestow on society as a whole, along with several treatises and dialogues explaining and defending it. Mandeville's theories were influential in the development of both the moral philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment and the methodology of modern economics. - Summary by Matthew Muñoz For further information, including...
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by Bernhard Eduard Fernow
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LibriVox recording of A Brief History of Forestry by Bernhard Eduard Fernow. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. An accessible, comprehensive summary of the science and art of forestry, from its ancient roots to its 20th century techniques (many of which are still used today). This book synthesizes forestry efforts and practices from around the globe, providing the reader with unique lens into the sociocultural, historic and, of course, economic processes of nearly every world region....
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by Bertha von Suttner
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LibriVox recording of Marthas Kinder by Bertha von Suttner. Read in German by Eva K. "Marthas Kinder" ist die Fortsetzung zum Antikriegsroman "Die Waffen nieder" (Evas Hörbuchversion von "Die Waffen nieder" ist hier verfügbar ) . Baronin Martha Tilling führt das Vermächtnis ihres getöteten Mannes Friedrich fort - die Bemühung um allgemeine Abrüstung und die Einrichtung von Schiedsgerichten um militärische Konflikte in Zukunft zu vermeiden. Vor allem aber...
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by Bertrand Russell
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LibriVox recording of Philosophical Essays by Bertrand Russell. Read in English by Landon D. C. Elkind Six out of seven essays appearing here were reprinted from other publications; indeed, this 1910 collection went out of print, so that two of the essays occurring here were reprinted in Russell's 1917 "Mysticism and Logic, and Other Essays". Nonetheless, this essay records Russell's thinking at a critical juncture, just before the publication of Volume I of the co-authored...
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by Betsy Balcombe
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LibriVox recording of Recollections of Napoleon at St. Helena by Elizabeth Balcombe Abell. Read by Celine Major In this memoir written by Betsy Balcombe, who was a precocious 14 year old at the time of events, we are provided with a rare account of the character, the moods and humanity of Napoleon Bonaparte. She recalls her initial shock and fear at the arrival of the famous, exiled prisoner on the remote Island of St. Helena where she and her family resided. And how surprised she was when...
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by Booker T. Washington
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LibriVox recording of Putting the Most Into Life by Booker T. Washington. Read by Andrew Kennedy The chapters in this little book were originally part of a series of Sunday Evening Talks given by the Principal to the students of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. They have been recast from the second to the third person, and many local allusions have been cut out. They are now sent out, in response to repeated requests, to a larger audience than that to which they were first spoken....
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by Booker T. Washington
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LibriVox recording of Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (version 3) by Booker T. Washington. Read in English by Andrew Kennedy Up from Slavery is the autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington, describing his personal path up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War to his work at founding schools to help children from black or other disadvantaged groups learn skills that would give them the chance to work to pull themselves up by the bootstraps. For further...
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LibriVox recording of The Story of My Life and Work by Booker T. Washington. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Valentina Vocelli; Andrew Kennedy; KevinS; Linda Johnson; BettyB The legacy of Booker T. Washington has inspired leaders for racial equality for over a century. He rose from a slave family to be adviser to presidents. As an educator founded the Tuskegee Institute and championed higher education to those who were denied such based on race. Booker T. Washington gives us this autobiography...
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by Boris Zaytsev
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LibriVox recording of Аграфена by Boris Zaytsev. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Наиболее значительным дореволюционным произведением Зайцевa считают повесть «Аграфена», которую сравнивали с «Жизнью человека» Леонида Андреева и в которой находили влияние прозы Фёдора Сологуба. The Agrafena story is considered the most...
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by Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula (version 5) by Bram Stoker. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Dracula as written by Bram Stoker in 1897 was not the first depiction of vampires and other such creatures, Gothic horror stories had been around since the early part of the century. The story related by Bram Stoker is told in an epistolary fashion utilising the journals and diaries of the main protagonists. The storyline is relatively simple; Dracula the longest living and most evil of vampires comes...
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by Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of The Lady of the Shroud by Bram Stoker. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland As the title suggests, this work does flirt with the supernatural. Yet it is essentially a political novel—a utopian experiment in a fictitious Balkan country, the Land of the Blue Mountains. The story spans the years from 1892 to 1909. It includes a beautiful love story and an adventure tale—a double rescue requiring strength, cunning, and cutting-edge technology. These various aspects are...
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by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
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LibriVox recording of The Lost Continent by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne. Read in English by Alan Winterrowd; Mark Nelson During an expedition in the Canary Islands, an archeologist discovers a cave containing tablets with unknown writing. When translated, they tell the tale of decline and fall of Atlantis, which for centuries had been the center of the world. The tablets’ author, Deucalion, chronicles the usurpation of Atlantis’ throne by force, the oppressive rule of Empress Phorenice, the...
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by C. J. Dennis
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LibriVox recording of Digger Smith by C. J. Dennis. Read in English by Son of the Exiles “Digger Smith” is a series of narrative poems about an Australian soldier coming home in the closing months of the Great War minus a leg and with “ANZAC eyes” ... what a later war would call “The Thousand Yard Stare”. Despite his post-traumatic stress disorder, Digger Smith sets about ministering to everybody’s troubles but his own ... his internal conviction that his amputee status will make...
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by C. M. Kornbluth
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LibriVox recording of 4 SF stories by C. M. Kornbluth by C. M. Kornbluth. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Four nifty Science Fiction stories by the great C. M. Kornbluth - Summary by philc 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 (83MB)
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by Captain S. P. Meek
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LibriVox recording of Giants on the Earth by Captain S. P. Meek. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The Earth is ruled by cruel Jovian overlords and has been for 40 years. Earthlings are slaves who seethe with anger but are helpless in view of the Jovian's disintegrating ray weapons compared to their own swords. Will Earth b doomed to suffer this tragedy forever, and if not, who will take this yoke from their necks? Damis, the half-breed product of a Jovian father and earthling mother, that's...
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by Carey Rockwell
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LibriVox recording of Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell. Read in English by Rich Brown The sixth book in the Grosset & Dunlap "Tom Corbett - Space Cadet" series. Shipmates Tom, Astro, and Roger are assigned to oversee an interplanetary race, but their destination, Titan, faces trouble - trouble in the very atmosphere. Will the intrepid space cadets be able to unveil this terrible treachery in time? - Summary by Rich Brown For further information, including links to online...
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by Carl Gustav Jung
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LibriVox recording of Psychology of the Unconscious by Carl Gustav Jung. Read in English by Jim Locke. Jung says in his subtitle that this work is a study of the transformations and symbolisms of the libido and a contribution to the history of the evolution of thought. 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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by Carl Gustav Jung
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LibriVox recording of Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology by Carl Gustav Jung. (Translated by Constance Ellen Long.) Read in English by mmelhart; Owlivia; Nichalia Schwartz; Jhiu; MajorHistory; Arden; Geoffrey DeSena; Simona Rusu; Kurt; Joshua Paul Seeger.; Tom Carroll; socks4tay; skgm1010 ; pianoroll262; AJBinney; Courtney Miller; Fernando Borrego; Ti A collection of classical writings of Swiss psychologist Carl G. Jung, an influential thinker and the founder of analytical psychology....
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by Carl Gustav Jung
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LibriVox recording of The Theory of Psychoanalysis by Carl Gustav Jung. Read in English by Jim Locke Jung says the following in his introduction: "in these lectures I have attempted to reconcile my practical experiences in psychoanalysis with the existing theory, or rather, with the approaches to such a theory." He goes on to say, "Here is my attitude towards those principles which my honored teacher Sigmund Freud has evolved from the experience of many decades." Some topics...
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by Carl Selwyn
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LibriVox recording of Venus Has Green Eyes by Carl Selwyn. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Flip Miller was a man about the universe, surviving one harrowing escapade after another and seeking for the lucky break that would make his fortune. Finally he had found in in a scrap of a map to a lost mine on Venus. Only he was foolish enough to search it out in the steaming jungle of that mud covered planet. But it was true and unbelievable riches were soon to be his. Well, as soon as he could get a...
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by Carleton Britton Case
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LibriVox recording of Stories from the Trenches: Funny Tales the Soldiers Tell by Carleton Britton Case. Read in English by Tommy Hersant; Julian Pratley; Tim Jones; Ciufi Galeazzi; DJRickyV; April6090; Matea Bracic; Tony Posante; MeelahMagnificent; Mooninya; Alan Mapstone; Ruthema Carleton B. Case is well known for wit and humor, as the title of the book leads one to believe this book will follow suit. - Summary by April6090 For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Celine Major Carolyn Wells always provides an enjoyable read and this one is probably one of her most intriguing murder mysteries. Vicky Van is a lithe, joyful and vibrant society woman beloved by all. A man named Sommers shows up uninvited at one of her famous parties. He is found murdered shortly after he follows her out of the card room and Vicky Van is seen standing next to him with blood on her dress. She disappears...
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by Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of Faulkner's Folly by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Celine Major Eric Stannard, wealthy artist and portrait painter of international reputation is found dead in his studio, an etching needle protruding from his chest. The lights had gone out momentarily just before he was found by a footman and a long-time friend. Standing beside the victim is Joyce his wife and his model Natalie both seeming to be struck with terror and shock!! At first glance the suspects seem...
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by Catherine Booth
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LibriVox recording of Aggressive Christianity: Practical Sermons by Catherine Booth. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Erik Samborski; crhorne42; Linda Pretorius; Ahikam Devadason; Gillian Hendrie; Devorah Allen Catherine Booth was very much partner with her husband, William Booth, in founding the little London mission that would flourish into the global ministry of the Salvation Army. She was not only an organizer but a powerful preacher in her own right. This is a short collection of her...
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by Catherine Booth
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LibriVox recording of Life and Death by Catherine Booth. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Susan Morin; Kristine Bekere; Paul Brian Stewart; swiftsjourney; Andy Glover; Kathleen Moore; SouthpawSkip; Shashank Jakhmola; Beth Thomas (1974-2020) Catherine Booth worked hand-in-hand with her husband William Booth to establish a fledgling mission in London, that eventually grew into a global ministry, The Salvation Army. Here she delves into the Biblical and theological foundation of their work and...
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by Catherine Carswell
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LibriVox recording of Open The Door by Catherine Carswell. Read in English by Mark Nelson; KHand; Nan Dodge; Lynne; Elsie Selwyn; Betsy Walker; Kathleen Moore; Aretha C. Smith; Courtney Miller; mandimceb; Leena Emsley This award-winning book tells the coming of age story of Joanna Bannerman. Considered largely autobiographical, it shows Joanna with all her complexities and contradictions, some of which are faced by women almost 100 years later. Perfect for those who love sharp and witty novels....
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by Catholic Truth Society
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LibriVox recording of The Penny Catechism (Catechism of Christian Doctrine) by Catholic Truth Society. Read in English by David S. Oderberg A question and answer format catechism that was the standard catechetical text in Great Britain throughout most of the 20th century. Popularly called the Penny Catechism, as the original version only cost one penny. Various editions of the Penny Catechism were issued through the century and changes were made to the text, particularly following Vatican II....
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by Cesare Lombroso
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LibriVox recording of The Man of Genius by Cesare Lombroso. Read in English by Leon Harvey Famous criminologist, anthropologist, and psychiatrist, Dr Lombroso, investigated the memetic anecdotal belief that genius is associated with degenerative symptoms, or may even be a version of insanity, and presented his findings as a fascinating and controversial theory that the creative and imaginative celebrities throughout history have also displayed what he termed as "atavistic" symptoms,...
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by Chapman Cohen
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LibriVox recording of Theism or Atheism, The Great Alternative by Chapman Cohen. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer A thought-provoking treatise from 20th century English freethinker, atheist and secularist writer, Chapman Cohen. Here, he lays out the development of the god-idea from primitive to modern times, and makes a compelling argument for atheism over theism or agnosticism. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Charles Barthelémy
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LibriVox recording of Les quarante fauteuils de l'Académie Française 1634-1886 by Charles Barthelémy. Read in French by Isad; Christiane Jehanne; Stéphanie; Dominique Ducamus; Rémi; Margot; Kazbek; Kamisole Depuis ses débuts en cercle de neuf amis, ensuite organisée et élargie sous la tutelle du cardinal de Richelieu en 1634, l'Académie Française veille sur la qualité de la littérature et de la langue française jusqu'à nos jours. Voici de courtes biographies de tous les membres de...
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by Charles Baudelaire
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LibriVox recording of Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne; Gaëlle Gosselin; Linda Olsen Fitak; Frédéric Surget; Sandra Schmit; Margot; Rémi; Martine; Stéphanie; Sonia; Cocotte; YasmineHaggag; Mailys; Irene Alvarez Domenech; Violet Bleu La compilation de poèmes intitulée "Les fleurs du mal" de Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) fit fureur et scandale dès sa publication initiale. Du coup, six poèmes furent censurés pour immoralité et...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Sketches by Boz, version 2 by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet A collection of early writings of Charles Dickens under his early pseudonym, "Boz." They first appeared in various publications from 1833 to 1836. Divided into four sections, "Our Parish," "Scenes," "Characters," and "Tales." The first three sections are descriptions of various people and places, and the final section contains fictional short stories....
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of El secreto del ahorcado by Charles Dickens. Read in Spanish by Epachuko. Cuento largo o novela breve de intriga y suspense escrita por Charles Dickens. El inicio es ya prometedor: No hace al caso referir la manera cómo supe lo que voy a contar aquí ni quién me lo refirió ... Baste saber que lo ahorcaron y que su historia es como sigue... (Summary by Epachuko) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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