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by Yei Theodora Ozaki
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LibriVox recording of Romances of Old Japan by Yei Theodora Ozaki. Read in English by mlcui. A collection of romances from old Japan rendered into English by Yei Theodora Ozaki. Filled with tales of honor, adventure, tragedy, and romance, this collection will surely give anyone interested in Japanese culture and literature (as well as anyone who can appreciate a good story well-told) an insightful and enjoyable experience. (Summary by mlcui) For further information, including links to online...
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by Yevgeny Zamyatin
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LibriVox recording of We by Yevgeny Zamyatin. (Translated by Gregory Zilboorg.) Read in English by mleigh We is considered to be one of the first dystopian novels and the inspiration for later novels in the genre such as George Orwell's 1984 and Aldus Huxley's Brave New World . The story takes place in a future totalitarian world where conformity is good and individuality bad. It is written from the perspective of one of the members of this society who sees all he knows and loves falling apart...
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by Yone Noguchi
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LibriVox recording of The American Diary of a Japanese Girl by Yone Noguchi. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. This is the fictional diary of a young Japanese woman, first published in installments before being published in a single volume. The book describes Morning Glory's preparations, activities and observations as she undertakes her transcontinental American journey with her uncle, a wealthy mining executive. For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of Kamakura by Yone Noguchi. Read in English by Phil Benson. 'Kamakura is nothing if she has no history', writes Japanese novelist, poet and essayist Yone Noguchi. At the turn of the 20th century, Kamakura was, as it is today, a commercialized coastal resort, a short train journey away from Tokyo. But Kamakura was once the most populous settlement in Japan and, in the middle ages, the seat of several major Buddhist sects. In this short book of meditative essays and poetry,...
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by Yone Noguchi
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LibriVox recording of Selected Poems of Yone Noguchi by Yone Noguchi. Read in English by Nemo; Eva Davis "Yone Noguchi was an influential Japanese writer of poetry, fiction, essays, and literary criticism in both English and Japanese. Critical evaluations of Noguchi, while varying drastically, have frequently stressed the enigmatic character of his work. Arthur Symons referred to him as a "scarcely to be apprehended personality." Arthur Ransome called him "a poet whose poems...
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by Yoritomo Tashi
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LibriVox recording of Common Sense, How to Exercise It by Yoritomo Tashi. (Translated by Lily Berthelot De La Boileverie.) Read in English by Thomas Rose One of three seminal philosophical works by the twelfth century Japanese Shogun, Yoritomo-Tashi. (From the Preface) He knows how to clothe his teachings in fable and appealing legend, and his exotic soul, so near and yet so far, reminds one of a flower, whose familiar aspect is transmuted into rare perfume. By him the sternest questions are...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 27: Revelation by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by Brooke Favorat. An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. (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...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 26: Jude by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by KevinS An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. - 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...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 03: Luke by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by KevinS "Translated according to the letter and idioms of the original languages" - Summary by the translator 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 Bible (YLT) NT 12: Epistle to the Colossians (Version 2) by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by Tiwo In 1887 Dr. Young issued a Revised Edition, of which two impressions are exhausted. The work has been subjected to a new revision, making no alteration on the principles on which the Translation proceeds but endeavoring to make it as nearly perfect in point of accuracy on its present lines as possible. (Summary by Tiwo) For further information, including links...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) 10: 2 Samuel.(Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by Mark Penfold. The Second Book of Samuel tells us of this David---the son of Jesse, a common shepherd as a boy, a ruddy youth trying to prove his courage and fighting spirit, and now a man with sons of his own---as king of Israel, the man after God's heart, contrite and humble in spirit....and very deeply flawed. As trouble after trouble besets him at every turn, and as he struggles with trials and...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 19: Hebrews by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by KevinS. An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. (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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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) 17: Esther by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by Mark Penfold Esther (/ˈɛstər/; Hebrew: אֶסְתֵּר, Modern Ester, Tiberian ʼEstēr), born Hadassah, is the eponymous heroine of the Book of Esther. According to the Hebrew Bible, Esther was a Jewish queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus. Ahasuerus is traditionally identified with Xerxes I during the time of the Achaemenid empire. Her story is the basis for the...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 21-22: Epistles of Peter by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by KevinS Scripture translated according to the letter and idioms of the original languages. (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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LibriVox recording of 1 & 2 Epistles to Timothy by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by KevinS An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. - 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...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 13-14: 1 & 2 Thessalonians by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by KevinS An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. - 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...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 20: James by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by donkeyscommand. The Epistle of James translated according to the letter and idioms of the original language. 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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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 01: Matthew by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by volunteer readers. This Bible version tries to stay as close to the original Hebrew and Greek texts as possible. As stated in the preface to the second edition, "If a translation gives a present tense when the original gives a past, or a past when it has a present; a perfect for a future, or a future for a perfect; an a for a the , or a the for an a ; an imperative for a subjunctive, or a...
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LibriVox recording of 1 Corinthians, Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by volunteer readers. The First Epistle to the Corinthians was written by the Apostle Paul, after having established the church in Corinth. In it, he responds to a letter written to him by the church, addressing some errors and controversies that have arisen in the church. Among the topics are divisions within the church; immorality; marriage; Christian liberty; and the doctrine of the resurrection. (Summary by...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 05: Acts by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by Larry Wilson; Adrian Stephens; KevinS; juddmoss An English translation made as closely to the original languages and idioms as possible - Summary from the book itself 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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LibriVox recording of 2 Kings, Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by Mark Penfold In the First Book of Samuel, the people of Israel asked for an earthly king so it could be just like the other nations, a king to fight its battles and lead the people to glory. But, as this Second Book of the Kings makes quite clear, that demand was a mistake. God was their king, and told the people through his prophet, Samuel, about the demands their kings would make upon them, good or evil. As the old...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 23-25: Epistles of John.. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. A literal translation that holds closely to the original language and idioms. 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 Audiobook (10MB)
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 08: 2nd Epistle to the Corinthians by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by KevinS The Old and New Covenants, translated according to the letter and idioms of the original languages. - From the title page For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 06: Epistle to the Romans by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by TriciaG The Epistle to the Romans is the sixth book in the New Testament, written by Paul to the believers in Rome. It is perhaps the best epistle for outlining the basic foundations of Christian faith, from man's depravity and need for a savior, to salvation given through faith in Christ, to how believers should live in consequence of such a salvation. - Summary by TriciaG For...
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LibriVox recording of Epistle to Titus, Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by KevinS A literal translation of the Epistle to Titus from the New Testament translated as closely as possible to the language and idioms of the original. - 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...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 18: Epistle to Philemon by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by TriciaG Philemon is a letter written by the Apostle Paul to the man of the same name, a leader in the church at Colossae, upon the return of his runaway slave, Onesimus. In it, Paul tells Philemon that Onesimus has become a Christian, mentions that he would like to have kept Onesimus with him as a helpful fellow-worker, and requests that Philemon treat him as a brother in the faith....
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) 22: Song of Solomon by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by Ezwa; Mark Penfold; TriciaG; Larry Wilson The Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon, the Canticle of Canticles, or simply Canticles, is one of the books of the Ketuvim (the "Writings", the last section of the Hebrew Bible), and the fifth of the "wisdom" books of the Christian Old Testament. Scripturally, the Song of Songs is unique in that it makes no reference...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 12: Epistle to the Colossians by Young's Literal Translation. (Translated by Robert Young.) Read in English by KevinS Young's Literal Translation of the Bible. Translated according to 'the letter and the idioms of the original languages.' - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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LibriVox  recording of 1 Samuel (YLT) by Robert Young.  Read in English by Mark Penfold.  The First Book of Samuel ushers in the era of kings, notably Saul and David, who represent the battle between the kingdoms of law and grace, between flesh and spirit, between disingenuous apology for sins and Godly repentence. The imperfect, but Godly, King David is seen in stark contrast to the bragging, self-exalting, and carnal rule of King Saul. This book is a drama fit for the theater, a story of...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 10: Epistle to the Ephesians by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by KevinS An English translation made as closely as possible to the language and idioms of the original languages. - 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,...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 02: Mark by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by KevinS An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. - 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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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 04: John by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by KevinS An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. - 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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LibriVox recording of Epistle to the Philippians by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by Tiwo Young used the Textus Receptus (TR) and the Masoretic Text (MT) as the basis for his translation. He wrote in the preface to the first edition, "It has been no part of the Translator's plan to attempt to form a New Hebrew or Greek Text—he has therefore somewhat rigidly adhered to the received ones." (Summary by Tiwo) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 09: Galatians by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by KevinS An English translation that holds as closely as was possible to the original languages and idioms. - 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 ....
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LibriVox recording of Силуэты русских писателей, Выпуск 3 by Yuly Aykhenvald. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Бесконечно преданный русской литературе, Юлий Айхенвальд видел писателя как уникальную личность и не признавал литературных школ и течений. Oн погиб в Париже, возвращаясь ночью от Набоковых...
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LibriVox recording of Силуэты русских писателей, Выпуск 1 by Yuly Aykhenvald. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Бесконечно преданный русской литературе, Юлий Айхенвальд видел писателя как уникальную личность и не признавал литературных школ и течений. Oн погиб в Париже возвращаясь ночью от Набоковых...
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LibriVox recording of Силуэты русских писателей. Выпуск 2 by Yuly Aykhenvald. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Бесконечно преданный русской литературе, Юлий Айхенвальд видел писателя как уникальную личность и не признавал литературных школ и течений. Oн погиб в Париже возвращаясь ночью от Набоковых...
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by יוסף חיים ברנר Yosef Haim Brenner
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LibriVox recording of שכול וכשלון Breakdown and Bereavement by יוסף חיים ברנר Yosef Haim Brenner. Read in Hebrew by Omri Lernau Breakdown and Bereavement, first published in 1920, is the story of a young Jewish immigrant in Palestine in the early 20th century. Like many of Yosef Haim Brenner's protagonists, Hefetz finds that pioneer life under Ottoman rule is a difficult and depressing path to a Zionist homeland. Brenner, himself a Russian-born immigrant to Palestine, was...
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LibriVox recording of Seven Stories by Yosef Haim Brenner. Read in Hebrew by Omri Lernau יוסף חיים ברנר יליד 1881 בנוביה מליני, היום אוקראינה, עלה ארצה בשנת 1909 ונרצח ביפו על ידי ערבים במאורעות תרפ"א (1921). היה מחלוצי הספרות העברית. המודרנית. בהקלטה הנוכחית מוגשים שבעה מסיפוריו המוקדמים. Yosef Haim Brenner was born in 1881 in what is now the...
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LibriVox recording of Out of a Gloomy Valley, by Yosef Haim Brenner. Read in Hebrew by Omri Lernau. Yosef Haim Brenner (1881-1921) was a Ukrainian-born Hebrew-language author, one of the pioneers of modern Hebrew literature. Born to a poor family, Brenner grew up in grinding poverty. Brenner immigrated to Palestine (then part of the Ottoman Empire) in 1909. He worked as a farmer, eager to put his Zionist ideology into practice. Later he devoted himself to literature and teaching at the Gymnasia...
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