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by Karl Gjellerup
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LibriVox recording of Die Gottesfreundin, by Karl Gjellerup. Read in German by LibriVox volunteers. In seinem historischen Roman Die Gottesfreundin erzählt der Literaturnobelpreisträger Karl Gjellerup die Geschichte einer Liebe zwischen Häresie und Inquisition. (Zusammenfassung von Hokuspokus) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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by Karl Gjellerup
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LibriVox recording of Die Weltwanderer, by Karl Gjellerup. Read in German by Librivox volunteers. Karl Gjellerup war Däne, schrieb hauptsächlich auf Deutsch und wurde 1918 mit dem Nobelpreis für Literatur ausgezeichnet. Der Roman "Die Weltwanderer" spielt in Nordindien in der ersten Hälfte des vorletzten Jahrhunderts. Die Protagonisten sind ein weiser indischen Minister, ein deutschen Gelehrten und seine hübsche Tochter und ein skrupellosen Engländer, der ein Freund Lord Byrons...
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by Karl Joseph Simrock (Übers.)
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LibriVox recording of Das Nibelungenlied, by Karl Joseph Simrock (Übers.). Read in German by Christian Al-Kadi. Das Nibelungenlied ist ein mittelalterliches Heldenepos und wurde oft als „Nationalepos der Deutschen“ bezeichnet. Es entstand zu Beginn des 13. Jahrhunderts und wurde in der damaligen Volkssprache Mittelhochdeutsch geschrieben. Das Epos erzählt von der Liebe zwischen dem Drachentöter Siegfried und der burgundischen Prinzessin Kriemhild, von der Brautwerbung des burgundischen...
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by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
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Librivox recording of Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei, von Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels (The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels) Read in the original German by Rainer Original text can be found here: https://www.projekt-gutenberg.org/marx/manifest/manifest.html 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. Buch in M4B Format For...
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by Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels
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Librivox recording of The Communist Manifesto, by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Read by Jon Ingram 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 audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org/ . Download M4B (46MB) CD booklet Album Art CD booklet Album Art
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by Karl May
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LibriVox recording of Die Helden des Dampfes, by Karl May. Read in German by Dirk Weber. Der dreiteilige Aufsatz über Die Helden des Dampfes wurde mit hoher Wahrscheinlichkeit von Karl May verfaßt und veröffentlicht in Schacht und Hütte. Blätter zur Unterhaltung und Belehrung für Berg- Hütten- und Maschinenarbeiter. (Dresden 1875). Eine Zeitschrift, die 1875/76 etwa ein Jahr lang von Karl May als Redakteur konzipiert und betreut wurde und im Verlag H. G. Münchmeyer erschien. Der Aufsatz...
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by Karl Wilhelm Salice-Contessa
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LibriVox recording of Das Schwert und die Schlangen, by Karl Wilhelm Salice-Contessa. Read in German by Hokuspokus. Karl Wilhelm Salice-Contessa war ein schlesischer Dichter der Romantik. Er war einer der "Serapionsbrüder" um E. T. A. Hoffmann. Seine Stoffe nahm er oft aus den Sagen des Vorlands des Riesengebirges. Der junge Raimund lebt abgeschieden auf einer Burg im Gebirge. Als eines Tages ein Wanderer in der Burg übernachtet und von dem furchtbaren Schicksal des Königs...
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by Karl Wilhelm Salice-Contessa
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LibriVox recording of Die Schatzgräber, by Karl Wilhelm Salice-Contessa. Read in German by Hokuspokus Karl Wilhelm Salice-Contessa war ein schlesischer Dichter der Romantik. Er war einer der "Serapionsbrüder" um E. T. A. Hoffmann. Seine Stoffe nahm er oft aus den Sagen des Vorlands des Riesengebirges. Auf Schloß Scharneck steht es nicht zum Besten. Die Familie wird von schweren Schulden gedrückt und die Sorgen lasten so schwer auf dem Vater, Wolfgang von Scharneck, dass er sich...
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by Kate Chopin
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LibriVox recording of The Awakening, by Kate Chopin. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Kate Chopin's 1899 novella The Awakening is about the personal, sexual, and artistic awakening of a young wife and mother, Edna Pontellier. While on vacation at Grand Isle, an island in the Gulf of Mexico, Edna befriends the talented pianist Mlle. Reisz and the sympathetic Robert Lebrun, both of whom will influence her startling life choices. Chopin's novel created a scandal upon its original publication and...
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by Kate Chopin
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LibriVox recording of The Awakening, by Kate Chopin. Owing to its highly personal content focused on feminine sexuality, this LibriVox edition was recorded by eight female readers. The Modern Library edition of The Awakening has an introduction by Kay Gibbons, who writes: “The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine’s desire for an affair with the son of a...
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by Kate Douglas Wiggin
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LibriVox recording of The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church by Kate Douglas Wiggin. A sweet, old fashioned Christmas romance set in an old New England meeting house.(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. Standard or slim CD Case Insert available for this recording. Download M4B (40MB)
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by Kate Douglas Wiggin
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LibriVox recording of The Bird's Christmas Carol, by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Read by Andrea Boltz. Born on Christmas Day, little Carol Bird is a gentle soul who touches every life around her. Despite physical illness, Carol is loved by everyone who knows her. This year, she is going to make Christmas extra special for her family and the little Ruggles children who live nearby. (Introduction by Andrea Boltz) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Kate Douglas Wiggin
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LibriVox recording of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Rebecca goes to live with her two stern aunts in a village in Maine. Her joy for life ends up inspiring them. (summary from Wikipedia) 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 audio book (112mb)
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by Kate Seymour MacLean
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Thanksgiving by Kate Seymour MacLean. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  November 12, 2017. Read in English by aravagarwal; Bruce Kachuk; Chase Landkamer; ClaudiaSterngucker; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Ian King; Jude; MaryAnn; Maria Kasper; Nemo; DrPGould; Phil Schempf; Rosemarie DeSapio; Meg Dorsett; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. A tribute to the autumn season, taken from THE COMING OF THE PRINCESS, AND OTHER POEMS (1881) ( David...
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by Kate Seymour MacLean
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Two Windows by Kate Seymour MacLean. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 9, 2021. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; czandra; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Larry Wilson and Phil Schempf. Kate Seymour was born in America and moved to Canada upon her marriage. She was a well-known poet in her day, published in Canadian and American periodicals. She became a strong advocate of the "Canada First" movement....
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by Katharine Lee Bates
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Blood Road by Katharine Lee Bates. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 30, 2018. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Christine Rojas; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Hypatia; Justin S Barrett; Jon Scott Jones; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; melaniebjensen; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Ruth Logrono; SweetHome; Tasha C Mapes and Tomas Peter. Katharine Lee Bates was an American writer, poet, professor, and social...
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by Katharine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of Tales of Folk and Fairies, by Katharine Pyle. Read by William Tomcho. In "Tales of Folk and Fairies" Ms. Pyle tells 15 different children's stories from around the world; each more delightful than the last. Each story stands completely on it's own and although they were probably meant for children, adults will certainly enjoy them as well. (Summary by wtomcho) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of "At the Bay." Katherine Mansfield was prominent Modernist writer of short fiction. This a ninety minute story from her collection of The Garden Party . Read by Luci Burgoyne. 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. Download M4B (41MB)
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by Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of In a German Pension, by Katherine Mansfield. Read by skoval The first collected volume of short stories of the New Zealand modernist. Inspired by her own travels, Mansfield begins to refine her craft with a series of tales which depict German life at the brink of the first world war. (Introduction by S. Kovalchik) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the...
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by Katherine Pyle
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LibriVox recording of The Counterpane Fairy, by Katherine Pyle. Read by Lee Elliott. A little boy, recuperating from a lengthy illness, is entertained by visits from the Counterpane Fairy, who treats him to stories associated with each of the squares in the counterpane (quilt) on his sickbed. She has him concentrate on one of the squares until it turns into something like a doorway into the story. Once inside the story, he becomes its lead character until it fades out as if he's awakening from...
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by Katherine Thurston
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LibriVox recording of The Gambler, by Katherine Thurston. Read by Tom Weiss. Clodagh, 18 years old, is the eldest daughter of Dennis Asshlin, an Irish gentleman who lives in an area of Ireland called Orristown. Dennis is passionate, proud and indebted to no one. But, Dennis has an obsession with gambling that is leading the family to ruin. When tragedy strikes, Clodagh finds herself in a situation where she must defend the family honor because “no Asshlin is ever obliged to anyone”. She...
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by Kathleen Norris
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LibriVox recording of Mother, by Kathleen Norris. Read by Megan Kunkel. With seven children and a home to take care of, Margaret wondered how her Mother could be so happy living a life that seemed all drudgery. As Margaret has new experiences, she comes to realize that "her mother was not only the truest, the finest, the most generous woman she had ever known, but the happiest as well". (Summary by Megan Kunkel) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Kenneth Grahame
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Librivox recording of The Wind in the Willows , by Kenneth Grahame. Read by Mark F. Smith This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure ... and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and Toad - generally lead upbeat and happy lives, but their tales are leavened with moments of terror, homesickness, awe, madcap antics, and derring-do. Although classed as children's literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a...
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by Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox recording of Pagan Papers by Kenneth Grahame. Read in English by Will Cooper; JudyDerby; Lynne Thompson; Steve Britton; Lisa Reichert; Brian Darby; Kathrine Engan; Fenman; Alimay; Joseph Tabler; Diana Schmidt We join our thoughtful author on a dreamy stroll at dusk through the English countryside, and listen to his nonchalant, slightly scattered musings on the human condition...everything from loafing about and old book collecting, to heavier topics like what is more valuable: memory...
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by Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox recording of The Reluctant Dragon, by Kenneth Grahame. Read by Mark F. Smith. What would you do if you discovered a dragon living in a cave on a hill above your home? Make friends, read poetry together? It turns out that not all dragons are intent on pillaging the countryside. Some might actually enjoy peace, quiet, and the occasional banquet. The Boy of this story knows how to handle dragons, and life is good… until a knight in shining armor arrives in town to exterminate his...
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by Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure, and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and Toad - generally lead upbeat and happy lives, but their tales are leavened with moments of terror, homesickness, awe, madcap antics, and derring-do. Although classed as children's literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a gentle fascination for adults...
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by Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox's Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame read by Adrian Praetzellis. The classic story of how Rat, Mole, and the other river-bankers saved Toad from his excesses. This book has it all: excitement, sentiment, destruction of private property (plenty of that), paganism, and a happy ending. The prose is beautiful and occasionally requires the use of a dictionary - I had to look up “asperities.” Written as a children’s story, The Wind in the Willows is enjoyed by many grown-ups who...
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by Kenneth McGaffrey
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LibriVox recording of The Sorrows of a Show Girl, by Kenneth McGaffrey. Originally printed in The Morning Telegraph in New York, this is the story of Miss Sabrina, the show girl, and her ups and downs with the unpredictable theatrical industry and the Great White Way, the lights and glamour of Broadway. "In order to set myself right with both the public and the vast army of Sabrinas that add youth and beauty to our stage, and brilliancy and gaiety to our well known cafes, I wish to say...
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by Ki no Tsurayuki
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LibriVox recording of The Tosa Diary by Ki no Tsurayuki, translated by William N. Porter. Read by Availle. Ki no Tsurayuki was a Japanese waka poet of the Heian period. In 905, he was one of the poets ordered to compile the "Kokinshu - Collected Japanese Poems of Ancient and Modern Times". He is also one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals of Japan. The Tosa Diary, written in 935, is considered the major work of Tsurayuki. It is an account of his return to the capital Kyoto from Tosa...
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Librivox recording of the Introduction to the King James Version Bible . Read by Sam Stinson . The introduction to the KJV Bible revealed the thanks of the translators to "TO THE MOST HIGH AND MIGHTY PRINCE JAMES, BY THE GRACE OF GOD, KING OF GREAT BRITAIN, FRANCE, AND IRELAND". It is fitting to read, as it reminds contemporary readers of the transitory nature of all Bible translations. (Summary by Sam Stinson) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit...
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LibriVox recording of The First Epistle of Paul to Timothy, from The King James Version. Read by David Lawrence. The First Epistle of Paul to Timothy, usually referred to simply as First Timothy and often written 1 Timothy, is one of three letters in New Testament of the Bible often grouped together as the Pastoral Epistles, the others being Second Timothy and Titus. The letter, traditionally attributed to Saint Paul, consists mainly of counsels to his younger colleague and delegate Timothy...
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LibriVox recording of The Second Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians from The King James Version. Read by David Lawrence.] The Second Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians, often referred to as Second Thessalonians and written 2 Thessalonians, is a book from the New Testament of the Christian Bible. The traditional view is that the second epistle to the Thessalonians was probably written from Corinth not many months after the first. Apparently the first letter was misunderstood, especially...
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Psalms from The King James Version. (Version 2) The book of Psalms is a collection of the works of at least six authors. The book of Psalms has been a source of inspiration to all those believers who seek guidance. Apart from this they have provided comfort to those who struggle with all kinds of problems. They explore human emotion in that they uncover feelings of deep despair to ecstatic delight. It has been used as a book of prayer and as a book of praise...
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LibriVox recording of the Preface from the King James Version. Read by Sam Stinson. The preface to the KJV Bible is fitting to read, as it reminds contemporary readers of the transitory nature of all Bible translations. The preface is a necessary, though often unread, gift from the translators to readers of the KJV. If you read this preface, or hear it, you will be able to unravel many false teachings associated with the exclusive use of one version. It not only defends the work of the...
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LibriVox recording of the Gospel of John , from the King James Version. The Gospel According to John, commonly referred to as the Gospel of John or simply John, is an account of the public ministry of Jesus. It begins with the witness and affirmation by John the Baptist and concludes with the death, burial, Resurrection, and post-Resurrection appearances of Jesus. This account is fourth of the canonical gospels, after the synoptics Matthew, Mark and Luke. (Summary by Wikipedia) For further...
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LibriVox recording of Ecclesiastes, from The King James Version. The Book of Ecclesiastes is a wonderful book. It tells how all man's doing is futile, if it is done in his own strength. The last two verses sum it up quite nicely: "Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil. (Summary by GabrielleC) For...
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Titus from The King James Version. Read by David Lawrence. The Epistle of Paul to Titus, usually referred to simply as Titus, is one of the three Pastoral Epistles (with 1 Timothy and 2 Timothy), traditionally attributed to Saint Paul, and is part of the New Testament. It describes the requirements and duties of elders and bishops. (summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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LibriVox recording of The Epistle of Paul to Philemon from The King James Version. Read by David Lawrence. The Epistle of Paul to Philemon, usually referred to simply as Philemon, is a prison letter to Philemon from Paul of Tarsus. Philemon was a leader in the Colossian church. This letter, which is one of the books of the New Testament, deals with forgiveness. (Introduction by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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LibriVox recording of 1 Kings, King James Version. Read by Joy Chan. The history of Israel from the final years of King David's life, through the reign of his son, Solomon, to the rule of King Jehoshaphat of Judah and King Ahaziah of Israel. (Summary by Joy Chan) 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 2 Chronicles, from the King James Version. Read by Sundiata. 2 Chronicles was purportedly written by Ezra the scribe. It expounds the history of King Solomon and the kings came after him. It is very similar to 1 and 2 Kings, but centers primarily on the Temple as the Presence of God among the people. It is a history of the Kings of Israel. (Summary by Sundiata) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats...
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LibriVox recording of The Second Epistle of Paul to Timothy, from the King James Version. Read by David Lawrence. The Second Epistle of Paul to Timothy, usually referred to simply as Second Timothy and often written 2 Timothy, is one of the three Pastoral Epistles traditionally attributed to Saint Paul, and is part of the New Testament. (Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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LibriVox recording of The First Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians from The King James Version. Read by David Lawrence The First Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians, usually referred to simply as First Thessalonians and often written 1 Thessalonians, is a book from the New Testament of the Christian Bible. The first letter to the Thessalonians was likely the first of Paul's letters, probably written by the end of A.D. 52, making it, so far as is now known, the oldest extant Christian...
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Librivox recording of the Book of Lamentations from the King James Version. Read by Mark Penfold . The Book of Lamentations is a series of mournful poems written by the Prophet Jeremiah as he saw the destruction of Jerusalem. Jeremiah laments the desolation of this once great city, as well as the condition of the people, many of whom were once surrounded by great wealth and honor. Jeremiah has been referred to by many as "The Weeping Prophet", and this book merely confirms the sense...
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LibriVox recording of The Epistles of Peter, from the King James Version. 1 Peter read by Sundiata and 2 Peter read by Michelle Remington. The First Epistle of Peter, usually referred to simply as First Peter and often written 1 Peter, is a book of the New Testament. The author claims to be Saint Peter the apostle, and the epistle was traditionally held to have been written during his time as bishop of Rome or Bishop of Antioch, though neither title is used in the epistle. The letter is...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you a Dramatic Reading of the Book of Esther, from the King James Version. Narrator: Rachel Queen Esther: Esther ben Simonides King Ahasuerus: Mark Penfold Memucan / The King's Servants: Mark Chulsky Mordecai: David Lawrence Haman: Adam Zeresh, Haman's wife: Adele de Pignerolles Harbonah, a eunuch: Glenn O'Brien File Editor: Rachel The seventeenth book of the King James Bible, Esther recounts a tale of two queens. Queen Vashti is the loveliest woman in the land, but...
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April 23, 2006 at Zeke's Gallery
Topics: Literature, Poetry, Brick Books, Montreal
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LibriVox recording of Eskimo Folk-Tales by Knud Rasmussen. (Translated by W. W. Worster.) Read in English by Expatriate Quote: "No man is better qualified to tell the story of Greenland, or the stories of its people. Knud Rasmussen is himself partly of Eskimo origin; his childhood was spent in Greenland, and to Greenland he returned again and again, studying, exploring, crossing the desert of the inland ice, making unique collections of material, tangible and otherwise, from all parts of...
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LibriVox recording of Hunger, by Knut Hamsun. Read by Greg W. Hunger (Norwegian: Sult) is a novel by the Norwegian author and Nobel Prize winner Knut Hamsun and was published in its final form in 1890. The novel has been hailed as the literary opening of the 20th century and an outstanding example of modern, psychology-driven literature. It hails the irrationality of the human mind in an intriguing and sometimes humorous novel. Written after Hamsun's return from an ill-fated tour of America,...
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Librivox recording of Rheinsberg , von Kurt Tucholsky. Read in German by Wolfgang. Ein Bilderbuch für Verliebte. Claire und Wolfgang, ein verliebtes Paar aus Berlin fahren für einige Tage nach Rheinsberg. (Summary by Wolfgang) 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 audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit...
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