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Sep 29, 2022 Charles H. Spurgeon
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LibriVox recording of The Treasury of David, Volume 4 by Charles H. Spurgeon. Read in English by Gillian Hendrie Charles Spurgeon was a British Particular Baptist preacher who remains highly influential among Christians of various denominations, among whom he is known as the "Prince of Preachers". Many Christians hold his writings in exceptionally high regard among devotional literature. This fourth volume of his "original exposition of the book of Psalms" covers Psalms 78...
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Sep 29, 2022 Abbie Phillips Walker
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LibriVox recording of Sandman's Rainy Day Stories by Abbie Phillips Walker. Read in English by Maxine Hernandez; Inkell; James R. Hedrick; James R. Hedrick; Snow Owl; LaurieB; LaurieB; LaurieB; Lisa Greene; Greg Giordano; Christine Rottger; LaurieB; Greg Giordano; Curtis R.; Greg Giordano; Destinp; Kerry Adams; Kerry Adams; JoeBer; Shelly Marckini; Heather McKee; Inkell A book of sleepy bed time stories for children. Do you enjoy telling stories? Well this is your chance to do so; pick an...
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Sep 28, 2022 Gertrude Atherton
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LibriVox recording of The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton. Read in English by April6090 The story begins with ... “Old age will be served,” said Mrs. Carteret grimly. “But I suppose you think I am a long time dying.” This author has written many novels, sometimes controversial as she was strong willed and independent: Gothic and romance novels being the genre of those writings. She is also known well for frequent mentions of California as that was her home state. This fictional book is...
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Sep 28, 2022 Stephen D. Peet
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LibriVox recording of The Ashtabula Disaster by Stephen D. Peet. Read in English by mleigh Rev. Stephen D Peet describes the fatal railroad disaster on December 29, 1876 in Ashtabula, Ohio due to a bridge failure. He was a resident of the town and at the scene on the night of the disaster. This book is based upon his work at the crash site, interviews with survivors, information from the press and the coroner's jury, His intent is not to describe the disaster but rather to focus on "the...
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Sep 28, 2022 Leigh Douglass Brackett
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LibriVox recording of Last Call for Sector G by Leigh Douglass Brackett. Read in English by EVKesserich Lloyd Durham has already lost his footing once in the labyrinth of politics and intrigue that is The Hub, capital planet-city of the galactic federation. Now his second chance-- a seemingly simple errand involving switched destinations and the code-word 'darkbirds'-- is starting to look like a last call, as parties with varying agendas and no reluctance with weapons are closing in with a...
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Sep 28, 2022 John Marshall
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LibriVox recording of A Short History of Greek Philosophy by John Marshall. Read in English by Peter Tucker History of Ancient Greek philosophy from pre-Socratics to Aristotle and on to the Sceptics and the Stoics. - Summary by Peter Tucker For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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Sep 27, 2022 Jerome K. Jerome
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LibriVox recording of Woodbarrow Farm by Jerome K. Jerome. Some confusion over a farm and an unexpected inheritance, with expectations of someone who is holding such a position. "You have rather a countrified walk, if you will forgive me for saying so — a more neglige style is adopted by the savoir vivre now, sir, and a more insouciant manner of carrying the umbrella. You walk too much in this way, sir." (Taking up umbrella, gags, and imitates.) "Lord love us, do I walk like...
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Sep 27, 2022 Edgcumbe Staley
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LibriVox recording of The dogaressas of Venice: The wives of the doges by Edgcumbe Staley. Read in English by Timothy Ferguson. A series of biographies of the wives of the doges (leaders) of the Venetian Republic. - Summary by Timothy 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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Sep 26, 2022 G. A. Henty
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LibriVox recording of In the Hands of the Cave-Dwellers by G. A. Henty. Read in English by Laurie Banza; In the Hands of the Cave-Dwellers is a classic adventure where the hero is an American sailor who saves a young Mexican from thugs. The story spreads to an Indian attack, the loss of the heroine to cave dwellers, her rescue, and the eventual happiness of hero and heroine who have overcome adversity. - Summary by Publisher For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Sep 26, 2022 Titus Maccius Plautus
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LibriVox recording of Aulularia; or, The Concealed Treasure by Titus Maccius Plautus. (Translated by Henry Thomas Riley.) Euclio, a miserly old Athenian, has discovered a pot of gold in his house, Afraid it will be found and taken, he watches with the greatest anxiety and moves the treasure around, concealing it first in one spot and then another. Until.... (The original ending of this comedy was lost, but is herein replaced by a supplement written by Antonius Codrus Urceus.) - Summary by...
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Sep 26, 2022 Edward R. Pease
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LibriVox recording of The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease. Read in English by Robert Morel "The History of the Fabian Society" describes the growth of Socialist theory in England, and the influence of Socialism on the political thought of the last thirty years (between 1886 and 1916) - Summary by Robert Morel 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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Sep 26, 2022 Frank Tousey
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LibriVox recording of Fame and Fortune Weekly No. 5: Hard to Beat by Frank Tousey. Read in English by Keith Salis; Bob Brooks is a young messenger boy on Wall Street, who uses his business sagacity to take advantage of some serendipitous tips to get a career going as a Wall Street Speculator. He also puts his inate bravery to work not only in business, but also in helping the helpless, and overcoming evil enemies who would do him harm. (Summary by Keith Salis) For further information, including...
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Sep 26, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of The Black Cat Vol. 03 No. 1 October 1897 by Various. Read in English by Julie Burks; Dan Gurzynski; SaraHale; Greg Giordano; LaurieB The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Many writers were largely unknown, but some famous authors also wrote original material for this magazine. We're presenting the first issue of Volume 3 with the following stories: "His Millionaire...
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Sep 26, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 103 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers We present the 103rd edition of the Librivox Short Story Collection. All stories are selected by the reader. This collection includes works by Rudyard Kipling, Lord Dunsany, Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce, among a host of others. 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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Sep 26, 2022 James Orr
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LibriVox recording of David Hume and his Influence on Philosophy and Theology by James Orr. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers David Hume justly takes rank as the most distinguished member of that brilliant circle of literary men whose names gave such a lustre to the second half of the eighteenth century in Scotland. His speculations were the most profound, and, with the possible exception of Adam Smith in a particular department, his influence was the widest and most deeply felt, of any....
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Sep 26, 2022 Stanley Lane-Poole
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LibriVox recording of The Story of Cairo by Stanley Lane-Poole. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Although Cairo is most famous for the ancient Egyptian pyramids of Giza, located at its outskirts, the city as we know it today dates back only to 969. Since then, numerous rulers of different Muslim dynasties built fortifications, mosques and other buildings that earned Cairo the name "city of a thousand minarets". In this book, Stanley Lane-Poole traces the history of Cairo from...
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Sep 26, 2022 John Ulrich Giesy
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LibriVox recording of The Mouthpiece of Zitu by John Ulrich Giesy. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This sequel to "Palos of the Dog Star Pack" continues to follow Jason Croft on his adventures on Palos. Having abandoned his earthly body, Jason's astral projection has taken up residence in a man of Palos. Due to his extraordinary knowledge and skills, the high priest has declared Jason the voice of God. Which places his plans for marrying Naia - the entire reason for his being...
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Sep 26, 2022 Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of A Collection of Letters by Jane Austen. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers A Collection of Letters is an epistolary short story collection written by Jane Austen when she was fourteen years old. Although the novels Austen became known for were not published until she was in her thirties, she was an active writer from the age of twelve, frequently composing epistolary works such as A Collection of Letters. Austen eventually compiled 29 of her early writings in three...
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Sep 25, 2022 Eugene Field
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Bibliomaniac's Bride by Eugene Field. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 11, 2022. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; BookBard; Chris Pyle; czandra; Devvon Eubanks; jenno; Kerry Adams; Cavaet; Paula Messina; redrun; Stahl64 and ToriBee. "Within him ran a poetic vein, capable of being worked in any direction, and from which he could, at will, extract that which his imagination saw and felt most."...
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Sep 25, 2022 Laurence Hope
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Unanswered by Laurence Hope. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 18, 2022. Read in English by Anita Hibbard; AshleyM; AfsanaA; Bruce Kachuk; BookBard; Lorac; Chris Pyle; CPaine; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Inkell; Jack Larsen; Kerry Adams; KevinS; Laurie Banza; Laurel Brushett; Patrick Randall; redrun and TR Love. This weekly poem is taken from Last Poems: Translations from the Book of Indian Love by Laurence Hope. - Summary by...
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Sep 25, 2022 George Gordon, Lord Byron
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LibriVox recording of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Cantos I - II by George Gordon, Lord Byron. Read in English by Volunteer Readers Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a narrative poem in four parts written by Lord Byron. It was published between 1812 and 1818. The poem describes the travels and reflections of a world-weary young man who, disillusioned with a life of pleasure and revelry, looks for distraction in foreign lands. In a wider sense, it is an expression of the melancholy and...
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Sep 24, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Dreams Collection #3 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers This is a collection of 20 stories and/or poems, contributed by LibriVox volunteers, pertaining to dreams. - Summary by Michele Fry For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B...
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Sep 24, 2022 Louis Gaston de Segur
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LibriVox recording of Familiar Instructions and Evening Lectures on All the Truths of Religion, Volume 2 by Louis Gaston de Segur. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Brief instruction on numerous subjects pertaining to the Catholic faith. In this second volume of two, it continues on with the Commandments of the Church, virtues, prayer, the Mass, stories from Our Lord's life, saints and more! (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Sep 24, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 093 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers "Flirting is more serious than talking nonsense and not so serious as making love" was journalist Eliza Lynn Linton's take on relations between the sexes in 1883. Other reader-chosen nonfiction selections in volume 093 see women as witches (Salem Witchcraft), as cooks (Domestic French Cookery; Food in Little Italy), as medical pioneers (Cleora Augusta Seaman, M.D.), and as...
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Sep 24, 2022 Frances Trego Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Billy Whiskers Jr. by Frances Trego Montgomery. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This is one of the early Billy Whiskers books where he bears the title, “Junior.” Billy jumps the fence on the farm and heads west for adventures with sheep, wolves, cowboys and Indians, and meets a dog named Stubby who becomes his companion on this and future adventures. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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Sep 23, 2022 William Wordsworth
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LibriVox recording of A Selection from the Sonnets of William Wordsworth by William Wordsworth. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk This is a very impressive collection of some of the best sonnets from the pen of the incomparable William Wordsworth. The appreciation that Wordsworth had for the beauty of his surroundings is vibrantly exhibited in these selections, as are his feelings on love, friendship, society, conflict, history, the supernatural and indeed the art of poetry itself. And what...
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Sep 23, 2022 E. F. Benson
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LibriVox recording of The Relentless City by E. F. Benson. Read in English by Beeswaxcandle A satiric novel of manners written in Benson's classic style of gently poking fun at class structures and the people who fill them. This time he includes New York, London, and the railways of the English countryside. - Summary by Beeswaxcandle 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...
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Sep 23, 2022 Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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LibriVox recording of Our Androcentric Culture, or the Man-Made World by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Read in English by KHand This is a book about men—as such. It differentiates between the human nature and the sex nature. It will not go so far as to allege man's masculine traits to be all that excuse, or explain his existence: but it will point out what are masculine traits as distinct from human ones, and what has been the effect on our human life of the unbridled dominance of one sex. (Taken...
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Sep 23, 2022 Paul Laurence Dunbar
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LibriVox recording of The Heart of Happy Hollow by Paul Laurence Dunbar. Read in English by Jim Locke Happy Hollow; are you wondering where it is? Wherever Negroes colonise in the cities or villages, north or south, wherever the hod carrier, the porter, and the waiter are the society men of the town; wherever the picnic and the excursion are the chief summer diversion, and the revival the winter time of repentance, wherever the cheese cloth veil obtains at a wedding, and the little white hearse...
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Sep 22, 2022 John M. Corbett
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LibriVox recording of Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico by John M. Corbett. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers This U.S. National Park Service historical handbook from 1962 introduces the reader to the history, geography, and archaeology of the Aztec Ruins and surrounding area. It explores what has been learned about the early people who settled there and discusses what the ruins were like at the time of publication. - Summary by Verla Viera For further information, including links...
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Sep 22, 2022 Algernon Blackwood
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LibriVox recording of Episodes Before Thirty by Algernon Blackwood. Read in English by volunteer readers. Blackwood wrote this autobiography in his fifties, describing his first thirty years as an almost penniless British adventurer in Canada and New York, trying his hand at all sorts of investments, getting swindled again and again, sleeping on park benches, living in the woods, and sharing a one room tenement with friends who betrayed him and others who helped him through sickness and injury,...
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Sep 22, 2022 Winifred M. Kirkland
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LibriVox recording of The Christmas Bishop by Winifred M. Kirkland. Read in English by David Wales This 1913 story is far more than a Christmas tale. It is a story about spiritual wisdom; the seeking of wisdom, the getting of wisdom, even when the seeking and the getting is obscure. Henry Collinton is an 81 year old, widowed, Episcopal Church bishop. The story opens on the morning of the Bishop’s last Christmas and ends with his death that night. We see him encounter four to him important...
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Sep 21, 2022 J. M. Barrie
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LibriVox recording of Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers "Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up and Peter and Wendy are the stage play and novel (respectively) which tell the well-known story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who spends his never-ending childhood on the island of Neverland, and his adventure with the ordinary girl Wendy Darling and her brothers. The story was written by Scottish playwright and novelist J. M. Barrie...
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Sep 21, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 062 by Various. Read in English by Volunteer Readers. A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, four-legged beasts and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the sound of a monstrous howl, and the occasional touch of wonder. 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...
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Sep 20, 2022 Charles M. Skinner
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LibriVox recording of American Myths and Legends, Volume 1 by Charles M. Skinner. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers  American Myths and Legends is another collection of folklore from author Charles M. Skinner, whose exhaustive and expansive work in the field popularized many of these stories in the public imagination. It is intended as a follow-up work to his multivolume magnum opus, Myths and Legends of Our Own Land. This is the first of two volumes. - Summary by ChuckW For further...
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Sep 20, 2022 Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of 'Twixt Land and Sea by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Peter Dann While the central figures in each of the three stories in this collection are sailing captains, the main action in two of them takes place on land, albeit in sight of the sea. In "A Smile of Fortune", a naive young sea captain falls into grave moral peril when he locks horns with a wily ship chandler in Mauritius. In "The Secret Sharer", a newly appointed sea captain is confronted with...
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Sep 19, 2022 John Richard Meader
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LibriVox recording of Your Pay Envelope by John Richard Meader. Read in English by volunteer readers. A Critique of Classical Socialism presented in a series of letters to a Mr. Smith. The author was the editor of the New York-based "Common Cause" magazine - 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...
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Sep 19, 2022 Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Outdoor Girls Around the Campfire by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. This is book #13 in the "Outdoor Girls" series. The girls decide to camp out at a shack along the shores of Rainbow Lake, but when they arrive it has burned to the ground. Who is prowling around the camp at night, and what is the story of a sweet old lady they meet, known as the Old Maid of the Mountains. (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including...
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Sep 18, 2022 Jun Fujita
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LibriVox recording of Tanka: Poems in Exile by Jun Fujita. Read in English by czandra Jun Fujita's tanka are timeless, still, sad. Written in English, one wonders whether the recurring deserts are in Japan, in America, or in the poet's state of mind: that of a scarecrow flapping in wind. The form is as loose and haunting as modern English-language tanka. - Summary by czandra For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Sep 18, 2022 H. Rider Haggard
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LibriVox recording of Wisdom's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers A strange manuscript in an unknown language is found among the effects of the late Professor Horace Holly. Its translator discovers that while in Central Asia, Holly convinced the immortal Ayesha, also known as She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed, to write her story - and this is the book they have found. Ayesha, born the daughter of a sheikh in the 4th century BCE, has no interest in the arranged marriage...
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Sep 18, 2022 National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 10 - 09. September 1899 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by Volunteer Readers. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol X, September 1899. It includes the following articles: The Commercial Development of Japan, by O. P. Austin Bad Lands of South Dakota, by N. H. Darton The West Indian Hurricane of August 7-14, 1899, by E. B. Garriott The Return of Wellman, by J. Howard Gore The International Cloud...
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Sep 18, 2022 Henry Fielding
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LibriVox recording of Don Quixote in England by Henry Fielding. "The Audience, I believe, are all acquainted with the Character of Don Quixote and Sancho. I have brought them over into England, and introduced them at an Inn in the Country, where, I believe, no one will be surpris'd that the Knight finds several People as mad as himself." - Summary by Author Cast list: Don Quixote: ToddHW Sancho: Alan Mapstone Sir Thomas Loveland: Ron Altman Squire Badger: Adrian Stephens Scut, his...
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Sep 18, 2022 Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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LibriVox     volunteers bring you 21 recordings  of The Eagle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 18, 2022.   Read in English by Ashley Greeley; Andrew Gaunce; Brize C; JoshiBhagwat; Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Inkell; Ian King; jenno; Kerry Adams; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Laurie Banza; mleigh; Phillip Forshaw; Paula Messina; RajVO; andstepheather. "A single line, nay, a single word, and a scene is by...
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Sep 18, 2022 Nathaniel Hawthorne
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LibriVox recording of The Dolliver Romance and Other Pieces by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read in English by Ben Tucker This post-humous collection of stories, sketches and essays by celebrated quintessential New England author Nathaniel Hawthorne gives us glimpses of the many different facets of Hawthorne's personality. The titular tale The Dolliver Romance was an unfinished manuscript that was edited and prepared for publication after Hawthorne's death and relates the story of an aged man with a...
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Sep 17, 2022 Stacy Aumonier
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LibriVox recording of The Golden Windmill and Other Stories by Stacy Aumonier. Read in English by MichaelMaggs In this 1921 collection of short stories, many dealing with the experiences of ordinary people during the Great War, the master English storyteller Stacy Aumonier explores themes ranging from the humorous to the poignant. (Summary by Michael Maggs) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
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Sep 16, 2022 Pansy
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LibriVox recording of A Hedge Fence by Pansy. Read in English by TriciaG Twelve stories, one for each month of the year, which first list a few Bible verses then relate how those verses took effect in a young person's life. The first 10 chapters are letters written by Frank Hudson to his cousin Renie. Frank is a boy who gets into trouble when he doesn't think before acting. He receives Bible verses as a kind of "hedge fence" he has to jump through or climb over to do the wrong things;...
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Sep 16, 2022 Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of Incidents of Childhood by Anonymous. Read in English by TR Love. Short stories for children that hide practical lessons within charming glimpses of life in England in the Early 19th Century. (Summary by TR Love) 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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Sep 16, 2022 Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of El caso Leavenworth by Anna Katharine Green. (Translated by Emilio María Martínez Amador.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El caso Leavenworth propone un crimen de difícil resolución al que se enfrentarán el sagaz detective Ebenezer Gryce y el joven abogado Raymond: un asesinato en extrañas circunstancias que deja a dos jóvenes, sobrinas del acaudalado difunto, en manos de su abogado y de la voluntad policial de resolver el caso. Fue la primera obra publicada...
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Sep 15, 2022 George Gordon, Lord Byron
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LibriVox recording of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto III by George Gordon, Lord Byron. Read in English by Alan Mapstone Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a narrative poem in four parts written by Lord Byron. It was published between 1812 and 1818. The poem describes the travels and reflections of a world-weary young man who, disillusioned with a life of pleasure and revelry, looks for distraction in foreign lands. In a wider sense, it is an expression of the melancholy and disillusionment felt...
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Sep 14, 2022 Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev
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LibriVox recording of The Red Laugh by Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev. (Translated by Alexandra Linden.) Read in English by Ben Tucker. The reader is immersed in the Hellish madness of war through the eyes of a tired soldier losing his grip on reality, scarred physically and mentally by the atrocities he witnesses. Lauded author Leonid Andreyev, who many consider Russia's Edgar Allan Poe, gives us a powerful and intense narrative showing the horrors of war and its impact on the psyche. - Summary...
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Sep 14, 2022 Carine Cadby
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LibriVox recording of Puppies and kittens and other stories by Carine Cadby. Read in English by James R. Hedrick; Four stories about animals, primarily puppies and kittens, doing absolutely adorable and silly things - Summary by James R Hedrick 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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Sep 14, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 16. Read in English by LibroVox Volunteers. This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends, heroes, myths, and ancient lore from many different cultures. (Summary by Lynette Caulkins) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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Sep 13, 2022 George William Cox
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LibriVox recording of The Athenian Empire by George William Cox. Read in English by Pamela Nagami The British historian, George W. Cox writes that the "whole duration of the Athenian empire extends over little more than two generations." This confederation of Greek city states with Athens at its head was an attempt to present a unified front to the Persian Empire. But ultimately, the strife between democratic and oligarchic factions within each polis, combined with the tangle of...
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Sep 13, 2022 Arthur B. Reeve
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LibriVox recording of The Ear In The Wall by Arthur B. Reeve. Read in English by Howard Skyman Craig Kennedy is a man who thinks outside the box. A skilled detective using the cutting edge technology of his time, he uses his skills to investigate crime. In this story he comes to the aid of a district attorney prior to re-election time as he seeks to resolve the problem of corruption in New York. Amazing how a novel written in 1916 can be so relevant to this day. - Summary by Howard Skyman For...
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Sep 13, 2022 G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by Anthony Ogus; Subtitled by the author as a "Nightmare", this is a fantasy, comic thriller about a plot to end the world by a group of anarchists. Generally regarded as Chesterton's most impressive novel. - Summary by Anthony Ogus 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...
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Sep 13, 2022 John McGraw
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LibriVox recording of My Thirty Years In Baseball by John McGraw. Read in English by Cavaet The autobiography of John Joseph McGraw, another one of the "greats" of baseball. McGraw, along with Casey Stengel, has managed the most league pennants, with ten. He also holds the NL record for seasons managed, with 31 (thirty with the Giants and one with the original Orioles). He is third among major league managers in wins with 2,763, behind Connie Mack and Tony La Russa, though, at .586,...
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Sep 13, 2022 Stanislav Dnistriansky
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LibriVox recording of Ukraina and the Peace-conference by Stanislav Dnistriansky. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers The 19th century was the Golden Age of Nationalism in Europe. By the end of the century many countries achieved their national self-determination. But the asunder of the territories was still a cause of dispute which led to the Great War (WWI) in 1914. Ukrainian nationalism reached its peak in the early years of the 20th century. The Great War was the opportunity of the...
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Sep 12, 2022 Harry Hazard
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LibriVox recording of Outlaw Jack by Joseph Edward Badger. Read in English by Laurie Banza 1850 - A year before, the Californian "gold-fever" broke out, a party of emigrants, numbering nearly one hundred under the command of Caleb Mitchell, felt fairly secure as they traveled the hard trail to find gold. However, security is marred by a sad accident in Mitchell's family early on. The quest for Gold can be complicated and dangerous, especially when it involves Outlaws! Can dreams...
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Sep 12, 2022 H. Bedford-Jones
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LibriVox recording of Arizona Argonauts by H. Bedford-Jones. Read in English by John; Imagine it's early 1900's and you want to get away from it all. So you head to Two Palms, Arizona. Where for entertainment, people await the arrival of the daily stage coach. Gold mining is an avocation. There is desert everywhere, deadly rattlers, no paved roads, some people travel in model T's which they call flivvers. They must carry their own water, gasoline and tire patch kits for the many blowouts they...
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Sep 12, 2022 Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of A Network of Crime by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by Mark Nelson Nick Carter is a fictional detective who first appeared in 1886 in dime store novels. Over the years, different authors, all taking the nom de plume Nicholas Carter, have penned stories featuring "America's greatest detective". Nick gets called to investigate a bloody double murder - one man stabbed, another shot. But was the perpetrator the criminal, or the target of the crime? - Summary by...
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Sep 12, 2022 Miguel de Unamuno
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LibriVox recording of La tía Tula by Miguel de Unamuno. Read in Spanish by Mongope Gertrudis, mujer muy religiosa, decide quedarse soltera y tras la muerte de su hermana Rosa que se había casado con Ramiro dedica su vida al cuidado de los hijos de su hermana. Una vez satisfecho su instinto de maternidad no desea perder su virginidad casándose. En palabras del propio Unamuno: “La tía Tula es la historia de una joven que, rechazando novios, se queda soltera para cuidar a unos sobrinos,...
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Sep 11, 2022 Charles Hamilton Musgrove
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Midsummer Noon by Charles Hamilton Musgrove. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 4, 2022. Read in English by Anita Hibbard; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Inkell; Kerry Adams; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Nan Dodge; foregonesoul; Rob E. Brown; scoutman77 and spencer822. Charles Hamilton Musgrove was an American Poet who lived in Kentucky. USA. We are presented with the poet's view of an...
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Sep 11, 2022 Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev
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LibriVox recording of Das Joch des Krieges by Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev. (Translated by Hermynia Zur Mühlen.) Read in German by Friedrich Ergreifender Anti-Kriegs-Roman in Tagebuchform, zu dem sich der Autor durch den Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkrieges zu schreiben veranlasst sah und der die bereits in der Novelle "Das rote Lachen" gezeigte pazifistische Haltung Andrejews eindrucksvoll bestätigt. Vor allem die durch den Krieg verursachten Leiden der Zivilbevölkerung im Hinterland...
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Sep 11, 2022 Joseph Milner
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LibriVox recording of The History of the Church of Christ: Century III by Joseph Milner. Read in English by InTheDesert It is certain, that from our Saviour's time to the present, there have ever been persons whose dispositions and lives have been formed by the rules of the New Testament; men who have been real, not merely nominal Christians, who believed the doctrines of the gospel, loved them because of their divine excellency, and suffered gladly the loss of all things, that they might win...
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Sep 11, 2022 James Whitcomb Riley
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Lockerbie Street by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 28, 2022. Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Brize C; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; docdlmartin; Devvon Eubanks; Garth Burton; Kerry Adams; Larry Wilson; Laurie Banza; Michael Broomhill; mleigh; RajVO; scoutman77; redrun and Winnifred Assmann. James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer and poet, who lived in Indianapolis. Here among his books and his...
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Sep 11, 2022 Carl Gustav Jung
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LibriVox recording of Studies in Word-Association by Carl Gustav Jung. (Translated by M. D. Eder.) Read in English by Larry Dahlke; Heather Eney; Nigel Kerr; Jessica Martin; Larry Dahlke;  KHand; Jim Locke; Wallace Morgan; czandra; Arden;  roselbex;  Rachel Costello; Tatiana Chichilla; hazzvoice; Rochelle Berenyi. Following his Psychology of the Unconscious Processes, this book is a series of papers compiled under the direction of Dr. Carl Jung, also known as the founder of psychoanalysis....
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Sep 10, 2022 Pope Pius IX
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LibriVox recording of Encyclical Letters of Pope Pius IX by Pope Pius IX. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Amongst the vast correspondence of the longest-reigning pontiff since St. Peter, Pope Pius IX wrote upwards of forty Encyclicals during his thirty-two year pontificate (1846-1878). Twenty-six of these are included in this collection. (Summary by M.S.C. Lambert, LC) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Sep 10, 2022 Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Outdoor Girls at Foaming Falls by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. This is book #15 in the Outdoor Girls series. Mollie Billette is appointed as the new leader of the Outdoor Girls, replacing Betty Nelson, who has now married Allen Washburn. Dogs start to go missing around Deepdale, with no clues to where they are going. The Girls travel to Foaming Falls, and while staying in a haunted house, they hear strange noises! (Summary by Maria Therese)...
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Sep 10, 2022 John Stuart Mill
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LibriVox recording of A System of Logic by John Stuart Mill. Read in English by Chris Greaves "In this work, he formulated the five principles of inductive reasoning that are known as Mill's Methods. This work is important in the philosophy of science, and more generally, insofar as it outlines the empirical principles Mill would use to justify his moral and political philosophies. An article in "Philosophy of Recent Times" has described this book as an "attempt to expound a...
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Sep 10, 2022 Grace Livingston Hill
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LibriVox recording of The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by Emily Grace. Home from college, Lynn is heartbroken to find her childhood friend Mark, has fallen away from his faith in God. After making some poor life choices, Mark is caught up in a local scandal. Billy, one of the bright young boys from Lynn's Sunday School class, is determined to clear Mark's name. But at what cost? And will Billy's betrayal hurt the people he's trying to protect? - Summary by Emily Grace...
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Sep 9, 2022 Friedrich Hebbel
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LibriVox recording of Meine Kindheit by Friedrich Hebbel. Read in German by Claus Misfeldt In diesem ursprünglich als Teil einer Biographie gedachten Text schildert der Autor die ersten Jahre seines Lebens. Wir bekommen Einblicke in die Lebensverhältisse der Familie und die ersten Schuljahre des Autors. - Summary by Claus Misfeldt For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
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Sep 9, 2022 Charles Nordmann
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LibriVox recording of Einstein and the Universe by Charles Nordmann. (Translated by Joseph Martin McCabe.) Read in English by J. M. Smallheer "M. Nordmann has presented Einstein’s principle in words which lift the average reader over many of the difficulties he must encounter in trying to take it in. Remembering Goethe’s maxim that he who would accomplish anything must limit himself, he has not aimed at covering the full field to which Einstein’s teaching is directed. But he succeeds...
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Sep 9, 2022 Elizabeth Bowen
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LibriVox recording of Encounters: Stories by Elizabeth Bowen. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Included in this first collection of stories by noted Irish-British author Elizabeth Bowen are tales of psychological unease, of pent-up emotions simmering until boiling over. Her knack for putting the reader into fully realized worlds of her characters, experiencing the societal anxieties they repress, is unrivaled among 20th century writers. - Summary by Ben Tucker For further information,...
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Sep 8, 2022 Arnold Bennett
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LibriVox recording of Helen with the High Hand by Arnold Bennett. Read in English by Simon Evers James Ollerenshaw is a middle-aged, wealthy bachelor who lives in Bursley, one of the Five Towns. A chance encounter with Helen, his great step niece, a determined young lady in her twenties, turns his whole world – and hers - upside down. The book humorously follows the fortunes of them both as we learn more about the pair. - (Summary by Simon Evers) For further information, including links to...
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Sep 7, 2022 Victor Hugo
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LibriVox recording of Hernani by Victor Hugo. (Translated by Camilla Dufour Crosland.) First performed in 1830, this was once described as a play on which the "romantic school centered its hopes". The Classicists at the time felt that this play was a threat to everything they deemed important in literature. Set in 16th century Spain, Hernani is a tale of romance and intrigue. Described in 1912 thusly: "The performance was permitted, so tradition says, in the expectation that the...
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LibriVox recording of Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, Volume XI, North Carolina Narratives, Part 1. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. These volumes of slave narratives are the product of the Federal Writers Project sponsored by the Library of Congress and the Work Project Administration. They consist of verbatim records of personal interviews with former slaves conducted during 1936-1938 "These life histories, taken...
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Sep 6, 2022 John Poole Sandlands
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LibriVox recording of The Voice and Public Speaking by John Poole Sandlands. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. "I write for public speakers. I wish to take them into my confidence. I feel I can do them good. My object is to help them to speak with greater ease and efficiency. When the voice is developed and in a condition to answer the calls made upon it, then it will naturally seek to put its powers into operation.... Develop the powers of the voice and it will not be satisfied till...
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Sep 6, 2022 Karl May
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LibriVox recording of Winnetou III by Karl May. Read in German by Katharina21 In Winnetou III hat Old Shatterhand diverse Auseinandersetzungen mit Banditen und Indianern und besteht zusammen mit Winnetou und einigen Gefährten neue Abenteuer. Winnetou und Old Shatterhand verfolgen auch den Mörder Santer weiter. - Summary by Katharina21 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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Sep 6, 2022 George Munro
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LibriVox recording of Cad Metti, The Female Detective Strategist by George Munro. Read in English by Librivox volunteers At a time when the detective story was gaining in popularity, the hero was almost always male. In this story, Dudie Dunne is assisted by his Italian friend, Cad Metti. Dressed as a boy, she slips by unnoticed. A natural, she can pass in high society or the, New York slums. She is perfect for the job of tracking down a gang of Italian-Americans. The Old Sleuth was a quarterly...
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Sep 5, 2022 Charles Kingsley
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LibriVox recording of The Heroes; Or, Greek Fairy Tales for my Children by Charles Kingsley. Read in English by volunteer readers. This is Kingsley's masterful retelling of the Greek stories about their Heroes and in a manner suitable for children. "why have I called this book ‘The Heroes’? Because that was the name which the Hellens gave to men who were brave and skilful, and dare do more than other men. At first, I think, that was all it meant: but after a time it came to mean...
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Sep 4, 2022 Alice Dunbar Nelson
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LibriVox recording of The Goodness of St. Rocque and Other Stories by Alice Dunbar Nelson. Read in English by Jim Locke These stories focus on the Creole society of New Orleans and in the process reveals issues facing black Americans at the end of the nineteenth-century. - Summary by Jim Locke 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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Sep 4, 2022 Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of A Journey into the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne. (Translated by Frederic Malleson.) Read in English by Mark Nelson A German scientist discovers an ancient runic message, which when translated proves to be a map to the center of a hollow Earth! The professor and his nephew then embark on a dangerous adventure down an Icelandic volcano to explore an unknown world in the interior of the Earth. - Summary by the reader For further information, including links to online...
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Sep 4, 2022 Henryk Sienkiewicz
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LibriVox recording of Potop, Tom 1 by Henryk Sienkiewicz. Read in Polish by Jagoda W tej klasycznej powieści Henryk Sienkiewicz opowiada historię Andrzeja Kmicica; młodego, porywczego szlachcica który musi zdecydować jak ma dalej przebiegać jego życie w ogarniętej wojną z kilkoma przeciwnikami Rzeczpospolitej. Musi podjąć decyzję przeciw komu walczyć, a z kim się sprzymierzyć, aby jak najlepiej służyć ojczyźnie i zasłużyć na miłość ukochanej Oleńki. (Summary by Piotr...
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Sep 4, 2022 Archibald Lampman
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Sight by Archibald Lampman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 28, 2022. Read in English by Anita Hibbard; Adrian Stephens; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Inkell; Kerry Adams; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Laurie Banza; Larry Wilson; L.H.Merry; Michael Broomhill; Patrick Randall and RajVO. Lampman is classed as one of Canada's Confederation Poets, a group that also includes Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, and Duncan...
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Sep 4, 2022 Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of Under Western Eyes (version 2) by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Peter Dann "But it is a vain enterprise for sophisticated Europe to try and understand these doings." Set in St Petersburg and Geneva, this austere and claustrophobic psycho-political tragedy focusses on the terrible plight of Razumov, a bright young student without family ties whose chance to live his own life is snatched from him the moment a fellow student takes refuge in his room after...
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Sep 4, 2022 Raimon Casellas
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LibriVox recording of Els sots feréstecs by Raimon Casellas. Read in Catalan by Enric Els sots feréstecs (1901), de Raimon Casellas, és considerada la primera novel·la llarga modernista. Representa el fracàs de l'artista en el seu intent de transformar la societat, per la qual cosa enllaça amb la voluntat regeneracionista del moviment modernista. El protagonista, mossèn Llàtzer, encarna l'home superior, el Bé i l'Ideal, que s'enfronta a les multituds, el Mal i la Natura, encarnades per...
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Sep 4, 2022 Henry Mayhew
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LibriVox recording of London Labour and the London Poor Volume IV by Henry Mayhew. Read in English by Gillian Hendrie Subtitled A Cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work. This volume: Those that will not work, comprising prostitutes, swindlers, thieves, beggars. Henry Mayhew was a social researcher and journalist who compiled a four volume work in minute detail on the lives of the poor in London, of which this is...
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Sep 4, 2022 Xenophon
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LibriVox recording of Κύρου παιδεία by Xenophon. Read in Ancient Greek by bedwere The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon of Athens. The title Cyropaedia derives from Greek, meaning "The Education of Cyrus". Aspects of it would become a model for medieval writers of the genre known as mirrors for princes. In turn it was a strong...
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Sep 4, 2022 Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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LibriVox recording of Short Stories (Household Words, 1854-58) by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by Phil Benson Elizabeth Gaskell published 18 short works in Charles Dickens' Household Words between 1850 and 1858. This collection follows the Librivox collection of the 1850-1853 works, with recordings of 7 Household Words pieces published between 1854 and 1858. The collection includes two of Gaskell's most important shorter works: Half a Lifetime Ago, set in the English Lake...
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Sep 3, 2022 Ludwig van Beethoven
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LibriVox recording of Beethoven: The Man and the Artist, as Revealed in His Own Words by Ludwig van Beethoven. (Translated by Henry Edward Krehbiel; Friedrich Kerst.) Read in English by mkirkpat This book consists of brief biographical commentaries about Beethoven arranged by topic and followed by quotations by Beethoven about the topic. Note: There are incorrect dates in the quotation references that do not match the chronology of Beethoven's life but the reader has read them as printed in the...
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Sep 3, 2022 Guy de Maupassant
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos escogidos by Guy de Maupassant. (Translated by Cárlos de Batlle.) Read in Spanish by Carlos Lombardi Guy de Maupassant es un escritor naturalista francés cuya escritura sencilla fue muy admirada en su tiempo y escritores posteriores a su tiempo quisieron imitar para lograr esa manera directa que tenía para contar sus historias. Pintaba muy claramente la sociedad francesa de su tiempo y en este texto aborda diferentes historias en las cuales nunca se muestra a...
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Sep 3, 2022 Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
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LibriVox recording of The Secret Doctrine. Volume I. Cosmogenesis. Part II. The Evolution Of Symbolism. by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. Read in English by Volunteer Readers. In this work of comparative religion, ontology and epistemology, Mme. Blavatsky presents science as a belief system of as much value as others in contributing to human knowledge of the seven secret keys to understanding through mathematics and intuition. A comparative study of ancient texts and their commentators over more...
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Sep 3, 2022 Margaret Vandercook
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LibriVox recording of The Ranch Girls at Boarding School by Margaret Vandercook. Read in English by Nancy Gorgen The story of the four "Ranch Girls" continues along lines of constantly increasing interest, and the change of scene accomplished in the third volume of the series, "The Ranch Girls at Boarding School," shows them in a new and strange environment. How they bring the ideals and standards of the big open West to the solution of many of their problems in this new...
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Sep 3, 2022 Frank G. Carpenter
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LibriVox recording of China by Frank G. Carpenter. Read in English by BettyB. Another fascinating in-depth look at the largest country in the world. Its cities, peoples, culture and industry. (Summary by Betty B) 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...
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Sep 2, 2022 Fred Kelly
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LibriVox recording of The Wright Brothers by Fred Kelly. Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi This is a biography of the Wright Brothers as told by the American humorist and newspaperman Fred Kelly, a personal friend of the Wrights. It is described in reviews as "fascinating and highly readable." - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi 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...
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Sep 2, 2022 P. V. Jagadisa Ayyar
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LibriVox recording of The Legends Of Vikramaditya by P. V. Jagadisa Ayyar. Read in English by Vineymala A collection of fascinating tales of adventure, bravery, wisdom, and generosity of the King Vikramaditya - Summary by Vineymala 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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Sep 2, 2022 José Maria de Eça de Queirós
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LibriVox recording of O mysterio da estrada de Cintra by José Maria de Eça de Queirós. Read in Portuguese by L.S.B.Seabra A história começa com o sequestro de um médico – Dr.*** – e de seu amigo escritor – F... O rapto, realizado por quatro mascarados, ocorre na estrada de Sintra. O Dr.*** e o seu companheiro são levados para uma misteriosa casa, onde se encontrava o cadáver estrangeiro. Sabendo que um deles era médico, os raptores pretendiam verificar se, de facto, o homem...
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Sep 2, 2022 Frederick Philip Grove
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LibriVox recording of Settlers of the Marsh by Frederick Philip Grove. Read in English by Bruce Pirie. The novel “Settlers of the Marsh” (1925) is a foundational work of realism in Canadian fiction. Its author, Frederick Philip Grove, a German immigrant, settled in Manitoba and wrote vividly about the struggles of settlers in the early multi-ethnic communities of western Canada. The protagonist of “Settlers of the Marsh” is a Swedish immigrant who wrestles in stoic solitude with the...
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LibriVox recording of Campaigns of Curiosity: Journalistic Adventures of an American Girl in London by Elizabeth L. Banks. Read in English by TriciaG Elizabeth Banks was an American journalist who, at about age 23, moved to London. While trying to break into English journalism and to keep the wolf from the door, she struck upon the idea of hiring out as a housemaid in some London household and writing about her experiences. Subsequently, she became a street sweeper, flower-seller, and a...
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Sep 2, 2022 Edmond Hamilton
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LibriVox recording of The Metal Giants by Edmond Hamilton. Read in English by Ben Tucker Huge metal monsters spread terror throughout the land... the tale of a Frankenstein that turned on its creator! - Summary by Weird Tales Magazine, December 1926 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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