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Jan 25, 2022 Hugo Friedländer; Erich Sello
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LibriVox recording of Interessante Kriminal-Prozesse, Teil 2 by Hugo Friedländer; Erich Sello. Read in German by Monika M. C.; Monika M. C.; Monika M. C.; Monika M. C.; Monika M. C.; Frankie887; Jonas Michel; libraryisopen; Daniel Hees; Daniel Hees; Friedrich; Availle; Availle; Availle; Julia Niedermaier; Julia Niedermaier; Julia Niedermaier; Julia Niedermaier; Martin Harbecke; Martin Harbecke; Martin Harbecke; Martin Harbecke; Martin Harbecke; Martin Harbecke; Ricarda; Ricarda; Ricarda;...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Hörbuch, Deutsch, Deutschland, gericht, prozeß, richter, geschworene,...
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Jan 24, 2022 Frank W. Boreham
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LibriVox recording of The Silver Shadow, and Other Day Dreams by Frank W. Boreham. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Frank Boreham was a well known preacher who served in England, Australia, and New Zealand. He published dozens of books and thousands of editorials during his lifetime, with no sign of slowing down, even up until his death at age 88. He wrote with a distinctive style, seeming to be able to draw a spiritual lesson out of any conceivable topic.  Boreham admits that this...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, australia, sermons, new zealand
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Jan 24, 2022 Jack London
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LibriVox recording of Theft by Jack London. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. This is a political play which is set in Washington DC. Howard Knox is a congressman and believes that there are corrupt practices going on at the firm of a very wealthy industrialist. Knox is being helped by the industrialists daughter who is helping him to locate documents that will support his claims. (Summary by Michele Eaton) Cast List: Stage Directions: Michele Eaton Mrs Starkweather: WendyKatzHiller Knox:...
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Jan 24, 2022 H. Rider Haggard
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LibriVox recording of The Ghost Kings by H. Rider Haggard. Read in English by Derek Trial Rachel Dove is a British missionary's daughter in the wilds of Africa. Her life is turned around when fellow teenager Richard Darrien rescues her from a flash flood; their common initials alone may clue the reader in that these two are another pair of Haggard's predestined lovers. Some years later, after not having seen Richard in the meantime, Rachel runs afoul of one of the author's patented lustful...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, magic, africa, zulus
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Jan 23, 2022 Peter Coffey
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LibriVox recording of Ontology, or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey. Read in English by Seriph; Seriph; Seriph; Jennifer Henry; Ritu Aarcee; justforfun123; Rolga; Larry Wilson; June Weintraub; June Weintraub; Ritu Aarcee; czandra; RyanS; czandra; czandra; czandra; czandra; SomethingClever; czandra; czandra; Owlivia; Owlivia; Owlivia; Owlivia; Owlivia; Owlivia; Owlivia; Owlivia; Jim Locke; Christine Rottger; Christine Rottger; czandra; czandra; Jake Malizia; Jake Malizia; Jim Locke; Jim...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, metaphysics, modern
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Jan 23, 2022 Christopher Morley
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LibriVox recording of Religio Journalistici by Christopher Morley. Read in English by David Wales The great Canadian journalist and humorist ruminates and reflects upon his life and calling in this 1924 little gem. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, memoir, life reflections
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Jan 23, 2022 Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble
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LibriVox recording of Faith by Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 28 recordings of Faith by Fanny Kemble. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 16, 2022. ----- Fanny Kemble was a British actress who also found time to be a popular author of poetry, plays, travelogues, eleven volumes of memoirs, and more. She was an abolitionist after having been married for 14 years to a wealthy American plantation owner. This poem...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, relationships, human nature, trust
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Jan 23, 2022 James Stephens
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LibriVox recording of Mongan's Frenzy by James Stephens. Read in English by Michele Fry James Stephens is famous for his retellings of Irish myths and fairy tales. This tale is about 1.5 hours in length, full of magical lore and you will spend some considerable time in Faery. It is funny, quirky, fast paced, full of surprises, and sometimes sarcastic, as only James Stephens can be. Stephens also wrote several original novels (The Charwoman's Daughter, The Crock of Gold, Etched in Moonlight,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Celtic, fairy tales, Irish fairy tales, magic, short stories, Faery
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Jan 23, 2022 Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of T. Tembarom (Version 2) by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read in English by Keith Salis; T. Tembarom is a young man who grew up in New York City, scraping his way by blacking shoes and selling newspapers. On day, he gets notified that he has become heir to a large estate in England with a healthy income. Though this would the the ultimate blessing to most, it sets him too high in class in English society for the simple Little Anne, the love of his life. His main goal is to...
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Jan 23, 2022 Arthur Young
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LibriVox recording of Travels in France During the Years 1787, 1788, 1789 by Arthur Young. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Arthur Young, an English agriculturist, set out to write a travelogue on the state of agriculture in France and found himself in the midst of the French Revolution. His report on life in the capital and in the countryside in the years 1787, 1788, and 1789, replete with droll traveler's mishaps, becomes an eyewitness account of a society on the brink of catastrophe. From...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, french revolution, paris, Jacobins, Marie Antoinette, loire, versailles,...
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Jan 23, 2022 Margaret Vandercook
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LibriVox recording of The Ranch Girls at Rainbow Lodge by Margaret Vandercook. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The story of the four Ranch Girls is plainly just beginning. Girls so entirely unlike in temperament and ideals, as Jack, Jean, Olive and Frieda, cannot fail to lead lives that will develop in interest. 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...
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Jan 23, 2022 C. E. Smith
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LibriVox recording of Trees, Shown to the Children by C. E. Smith. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. A charming and informative volume about the trees one might find in one's backyard and farther environs. A touch of science and a love of beauty are displayed here. - 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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Jan 23, 2022 Lucian of Samosata
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LibriVox recording of Lucian's Dialogues Volume 3: The Dialogues of the Dead by Lucian of Samosata. (Translated by Howard Williams.) Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Dialogues of the Dead are 30 miniature dialogues mocking the Homeric conception of the Greek gods, originally written in Attic Greek by Syrian author Lucian of Samosata. Almost 1900 years old, these dialogues still retain a lot of their original humor and wit. - Summary by Foon. For further information, including links to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, classic Greek, drama, dialogues, dramatic reading, satire, Hades, underworld,...
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Jan 22, 2022 Frances Trego Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Billy Whiskers' Adventures by Frances Trego Montgomery. Read in English by volunteer readers. Billy Whiskers, Stubby and Button return from France to New York where new adventures await our favorite goat and his friends. Trouble is sure to turn up in all sorts of places – at school, an unexpected shower, up in a dirigible and in Chicago. Who are the old crow and the elephant? - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children's literature, juvenile fiction, button, bedtime stories, tall tales,...
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Jan 22, 2022 Young's Literal Translation
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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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, Christianity, bible, New Testament, Apostle Paul, God, Jesus,...
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Jan 22, 2022 Thomas P. Detter
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LibriVox recording of Nellie Brown, or, The Jealous Wife, With Other Sketches by Thomas P. Detter. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. READERS The design of this work is to show the unhappy results of jealousy and misplaced confidence, arid the wicked designs of corrupt parties. Man and woman were created for a noble purpose by their Creator; but how often do we see families that have lived long happily together rent in twain by such malignant characters as Mrs. H., Aunt Polly and Martha...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, non-fiction, American Literature, african-american authors of 19th century,...
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Jan 21, 2022 William Wilfred Campbell
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LibriVox recording of Lake Lyrics and Other Poems by William Wilfred Campbell. Read in English by Librivox volunteers A Collection of poems by the Canadian poet William Wilfred Campbell most of which describe the natural beauty of the Great Lakes region of Ontario. These poems reflect Campbell's deep love of Nature as God's Creation. (Summary by Alan Mapstone) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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Jan 21, 2022 Hannah Cowley
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LibriVox recording of A Bold Stroke for a Husband by Hannah Cowley. Read in English by Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; Larry Wilson; Jim Locke; Wayne Cooke; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; Lynette Caulkins; Matea Bracic; Joanna Michal Hoyt; Jake Malizia; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Sonia; David Purdy; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; WendyKatzHiller; Joanna Michal Hoyt; Jake Malizia; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; Sonia; Jim Locke; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; Joanna Michal Hoyt; Anna Maria; James R....
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Jan 21, 2022 Pieter Harting
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LibriVox recording of Anno Domini 2071 by Pieter Harting. (Translated by Alexander V. W. Bikkers.) Read in English by Volunteer Readers Curious to see how the world was imagined to be 50 years from now? Harting, under the pseudonym Dr. Dioscorides, originally published his steampunk utopian novelette in 1865 under the title Anno 2065, but soon had to publish new editions because of all the changes happening at the time. We have in the catalogue the 1870 edition "Anno 2070" recorded in...
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Jan 21, 2022 A. A. Milne
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LibriVox recording of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Winnie the Pooh, the loveable little bear with a great big heart (and only a slightly less large appetite for honey), has fun and adventures in this book. All of the other residents of the 100 acre wood join in to help this happen. Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga and Roo and of course the every depressed Eeyore who manages to lose his tail somehow. But what more needs to be said except that it Christopher Robin...
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Jan 21, 2022 Luther Newton Hayes
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LibriVox recording of The Chinese Dragon by Luther Newton Hayes. Read in English by David Wales The subject of this little book [1923] is of general interest to people who are acquainted with things Chinese. The dragon has played a large part in Chinese thought through four thousand and more years…. The author is peculiarly fitted to undertake this piece of work. He was born in China and speaks the Chinese language as a native. Thus, he has had the first-hand knowledge and the language to...
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Jan 20, 2022 Auguste Groner
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LibriVox recording of The Case of the Lamp That Went Out by Auguste Groner. Translated by Grace Isabel Colbron. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer "The Case of the Lamp That Went Out" is one of the earlier Joseph Muller stories by Austrian author, Auguste Groner, originally published in German in 1899. The English translation was published in 1910 in a collection of five detective stories in "Joseph Muller: Detective - Being the Account of Some Adventures in the Professional...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, Austria, Joseph Muller, police detective
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Jan 20, 2022 Frances Trego Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Billy Whiskers in France by Frances Trego Montgomery. Read in English by volunteer readers. Billy Whiskers is in France, but he is homesick. Of course, he makes new friends and entangles himself in many adventures. He has encounters with nurses, farmers, and a terrible wharf rat. Why is he at a dog cemetery? Why is there a submarine explosion? Join our favorite goat on his adventures in France. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, juvenile literature, paris, France, animal stories, goat
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Jan 20, 2022 Lillian Sutton Pelée
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LibriVox recording of Wives on Strike by Lillian Sutton Pelée.  Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The "Wives' Welfare Club" is meeting together so they may air grievances about their husbands and the inequality that women experience.  During this meeting the wives decide to "go on Strike" and nominate Jane Spink to be the test case.  Betty, who is a newlywed of only 30 days, boasts of her husband's perfect qualities and is amused at the other wives' complaints. ...
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Jan 20, 2022 Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of Under the Tiger's Claws; or, A Struggle for the Right (Version 2) by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by Paul Hampton; A prominent banker calls Nick Carter in to investigate $90,000 in missing funds—and a trusted clerk who has disappeared. 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Detective, Mystery, Crime, clues, nick carter
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Jan 19, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 058 by Various. Read in English by Volunteer Readers A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties 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. "The Elixir of Life" was written in collaboration by Marc R. Schorer and August W. Derleth . For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Jan 19, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends Around the World (in English) Collection 13 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox 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),...
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Jan 19, 2022 Catherine Anne Hubback
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LibriVox recording of The Younger Sister by Catherine Anne Hubback . Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Emma Watson, the youngest child of six from a poor family, was sent away as a child to be raised by her wealthy aunt and uncle. When her uncle dies and her aunt remarries, Emma (now a pretty, well-educated, and opinionated young woman) returns home to help care for her ailing father and reconnect with her estranged siblings. She quickly must learn how to behave among the less affluent and...
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Jan 19, 2022 Natalie Sumner Lincoln
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LibriVox recording of The Cat's Paw by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Read in English by James R. Hedrick Susan Baird is found dead at her tea-table and all the evidence points to murder. She is supposed to have been penniless but when her will is found her niece Kitty inherits a fortune. Grave suspicion shifts from one person to another and the two suitors for Kitty's hand whom Washington society had watched with interest seem closely connected with the many clues which again and again prove...
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Jan 19, 2022 Arthur B. Reeve
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LibriVox recording of Gold of the Gods by Arthur B. Reeve. Read in English by Vineymala Mansiche, the ruler of ancient Northern Peru was believed to have buried a huge treasure. But he cast a curse on, whoever, divulged the whereabouts of the treasure and those who might discover it. A Peruvian dagger is stolen from the Museum from under the nose of Prof. Allen Norton and a treasure hunter Don Luis de Mendoza is killed by it. Is it the curse of Mansiche? Will the curse next befall on his...
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Jan 19, 2022 Albert W. Aiken
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LibriVox recording of The Border Riflemen by Albert W. Aiken. Read in English by Librivox volunteers In this dime novel set on the American frontier, we meet a beautiful young girl, Sadie, who is fending off advances from the rough woodsman, known as Black Will. Luckily, Cooney Joe comes to her rescue while her father is out hunting. Life is hard on the frontier, and there is constant danger from Black Hawk and his warriors, but Sadie and her father try to live in peace with everyone. For...
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Jan 19, 2022 Clayton Knight
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LibriVox recording of We Were There at the Normandy Invasion by Clayton Knight. Read in English by Wayne Cooke D-Day: 6 June 1944. The date of the invasion of the Normandy Coast of France by the Allies. This novel gives a different look at that invasion than most of us have ever seen. It tells of a young French boy, André Gagnon, and his exciting adventures as he helps the Maquis (the French Underground fighting the Germans), a shot down British airman, and the American soldiers in their...
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Jan 18, 2022 Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Pimpernel and Rosemary by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by Holly A novel in the Scarlet Pimpernel series that features Peter Blakeney, a descendant of the Scarlet Pimpernel. Peter's adventures take him to Hungary and much intrigue involving his good friend, Rosemary, Nazis, and spies ensue. - Summary by Holly Rushik 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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Jan 18, 2022 Amy Levy
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of a Shop by Amy Levy. Read in English by Splinter and Jim Locke Praised by Oscar Wilde amongst other contemporaries, Amy Levy's first novel tells the story of the four Lorimer sisters, who decide to open their own photography business after the death of their father which has left them in poverty. The novel examines the opportunities and difficulties of urban life for the "New Woman" in the late nineteenth century. Not only was Levy unusual as a...
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Jan 18, 2022 Myrtle Reed
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LibriVox recording of The Master's Violin by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Daryl Wor Originally published in 1904, “The Master’s Violin” is the seventh novel by Myrtle Reed. It is set in a German town of Pennsylvania, East Lancaster, giving two characters fairly difficult accents to perform. The story entails a widow, Margaret Irving, and her son, Lynn. Returning to East Lancaster after 20 years they are hoping to further Lynn’s musical career under the tutelage of Herr Kaufmann, the...
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Jan 18, 2022 W. H. Fawcett
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LibriVox recording of Captain Billy's Whiz Bang, Vol. 2, No. 23, August, 1921 by W. H. Fawcett. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. "Captain Billy's Whiz Bang" was an iconic magazine of American wit and humor launched by W.H. Fawcett in 1919. Each 64-page issue is packed with jokes, quips, and humorous bits of writing. Each year it grew in popularity, and Fawcett’s success lead to the formation of the well-known Fawcett Publications, which issued "Whiz Comics" and...
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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 13 by Various. Read in English by ToddHW; Availle; Heather Eney; Chad Jackson; Sonia; Jennifer Wilson; Rita Boutros; docdlmartin; MaryAnn; zandra; yourbookvoice; Owlivia; Sonia; Sonrisa Jones; calbrummie; Michele Eaton; Alan Mapstone; Colleen McMahon; Rita Boutros; Larry Wilson The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal...
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Jan 18, 2022 Bret Harte
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos del Oeste by Bret Harte. (Translated by Ramón Volart; Juan Garcia Rodriguez.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Bret Harte ha sido llamado con razón «el Dickens de los pioneros»: ilustrando con humor y sentimiento el coraje y la virtud de los primeros colonos, dio a conocer el salvaje Oeste a los lectores «civilizados» de la Costa Este, para quienes en aquel tiempo California era pura leyenda, e implantó una serie de arquetipos perdurables de una región...
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Jan 18, 2022 Julia A. Moore
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LibriVox recording of The Sentimental Song Book by Julia A. Moore. Read in English by volunteer readers. Julia A. Moore, the "Sweet Singer of Michigan," is today considered one of the true luminaries of bad poetry. Her verse, with its questionable grammar, clumsily contrived rhymes and its unique mixture of rigorous moralism and sentimentality, attracted wide-spread mockery from the press and the public, but also the attention of literary celebrities like Mark Twain. Ogden Nash, the...
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Jan 17, 2022 Hermann Löns
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LibriVox recording of Da draußen vor dem Tore by Hermann Löns. Read in German by various volunteers. In kurzen Geschichten malt Hermann Löns erzählerisch heimatliche Naturbilder der Flora und Fauna. Als Grundlage dienen Beobachtungen, welche der Jäger-, Natur- und Heimatdichter, vor allem als Naturforscher und -schützer gemacht hat. Sein Landschaftsideal war die Heide. Sie ist hintergründiges Thema in den meisten seiner Erzählungen. Zusammenfassung von lorda For further information,...
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Jan 17, 2022 Pierre Beaumarchais
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LibriVox recording of The Follies of a Day; OR, The Marriage of Figaro (English) by Pierre Beaumarchais. (Translated by Thomas Holcroft.) Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers This is Thomas Holcroft's English translation, obtained by attending Pierre Beaumarchais' French play nine times in Paris during its original official staging in 1784. Beaumarchais' play was the basis for Mozart's 1796 opera, and is a satire about lovers' misdoings and French society. Because of its rebellious themes,...
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Jan 17, 2022 Frederick Wedmore
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LibriVox recording of Four Masters of Etching by Frederick Wedmore. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers Frederick Wedmore presents short vignettes of influential artiest of the 19th century who were noted for their mastery of etching: Seymour Haden, Jules Jacquemart, J. A. M. Whistler, and Alphonse Legros - Summary by Larry Wilson 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, art, art history, artists, etching, seymour haden, jules jacquemart, j. a. m....
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Jan 17, 2022 Percy Bysshe Shelley
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LibriVox recording of The Cenci by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Read in English by ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; Larry Wilson; Sonia; David Purdy; Jenn Broda; Lynette Caulkins; Jake Malizia; ToddHW; Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; Sonia; David Purdy; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; HelloCentral; Jake Malizia; ToddHW; Sonia; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; Jake Malizia; Alan Mapstone; Greg Giordano; Rob Marland; Larry Wilson; Sonia; David Purdy; Jenn Broda; Andrew Gaunce; HelloCentral; Jake Malizia;...
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Jan 17, 2022 Winifred Boggs
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LibriVox recording of Sally on the Rocks by Winifred Boggs. Read in English by annie70 Sally Lunton has led a bohemian lifestyle in Paris, but now at 31 she returns to Little Crampton disillusioned, no job, no money and no hopes for the future except a safe, if loveless, marriage.. Little Crampton has its complement of “typical” villagers – the pompous bank manager, the local gossip, the ageing parson – but this is spring 1915, and the young men are away fighting and dying in the Great...
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Jan 17, 2022 William Murray Graydon
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LibriVox recording of The Song of the Waters by William Murray Graydon. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Song of the Waters by William Murray Graydon. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 2, 2022. ----- William Murray Graydon, February 4, 1864 – April 5, 1946, was an extremely prolific American writer who also wrote under the pen-names Alfred Armitage, William Murray, and Tom Olliver. He published a wide variety of...
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Jan 16, 2022 Laura Lee Davidson
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LibriVox recording of Isles of Eden by Laura Lee Davidson. Read in English by KevinS A charming and thoughtful view of life in Canada experienced while vacationing on a small island in summer. The author is a women who is independent, observant, and compassionate in her view of her 'simple' neighbors. Ms. Davidson's description of the natural world, also, in this idyllic setting and time is well worth the time of one's listening and contemplation. - Summary by KevinS For further information,...
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Jan 16, 2022 Robert Bulwer-Lytton
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LibriVox recording of The Last Wish by Robert Bulwer-Lytton. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 27 recordings of The Last Wish by Robert Bulwer-Lytton. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 9, 2022. ----- Robert Edward Bulwer-Lytton was the son of the novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton, and was an English statesman, Conservative politician, and poet under the pseudonym Owen Meredith. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online...
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Jan 16, 2022 Marshall Saunders
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LibriVox recording of Princess Sukey: The Story of a Pigeon and Her Human Friends by Marshall Saunders. Read in English by Volunteer Readers. Dear little Princess Sukey sitting by the fire—pretty little pigeon—of what is she thinking as she dreamily eyes the blazing wood? If a pigeon could review its past life, what she has of bird mind would be running back over the series of adventures that she had ere she established herself in this well ordered household. Has she any mentality of her...
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Jan 16, 2022 Margery Williams
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LibriVox recording of The Thing in the Woods by Margery Williams. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Dr. Haverill is asked to fill in as local physician for the skittish Dr. Lennox in a small Pennsylvania town. The locals seem to be a superstitious bunch, prone to fearing traveling in the woods at night and with good reason. It seems a series of vicious attacks have occurred by what appears to be some kind of large animal. As the bodies begin to pile up,Dr. Haverill starts to question whether the...
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Jan 16, 2022 Jules Verne
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LibriVox opname van De Kinderen van Kapitein Grant door Jules Verne. Gelezen in het Nederlands door Bart de Leeuw. Een fles spoelt aan bij Schotland met daarin een zwaar gehavend bericht van Kapitein Grant die schipbreuk heeft geleden. Een Schotse Lord en zijn vrouw, een verstrooide Franse professor en de kinderen van de kapitein gaan op reis om hem te vinden. Een spannend verhaal en ook een zeer uitgebreide aardrijkskundeles. (tekst: Bart de Leeuw) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar...
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Jan 15, 2022 Athanasius of Alexandria; Theodoret of Cyrus
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LibriVox recording of Later Treatises of Saint Athanasius, Archbishop of Alexandria by Athanasius of Alexandria; Theodoret of Cyrus. (Translated by William Bright.) Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. The times, for which God raised up Saint Athanasius, have, in many respects, a counterpart in our own. There is, now too, earnest, ever-enlarging, adherence to the faith, in those who hold it. But there is also a wide-spread dislike of definite doctrine, such as found a vent in the different...
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Jan 15, 2022 Joseph Conrad
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LibriVox recording of A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad. Read in English by Peter Dann Conrad began dictating the series of loose autobiographical sketches that would become 'A Personal Record' in 1911, when he was half way through writing 'Under Western Eyes'. His avowed aim was to give his readers a sense of 'the man behind the work', and he certainly succeeded in creating a vivid impression of the kind of Joseph Conrad he would have liked to have been seen as: a man capable of wry humour...
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Jan 14, 2022 Allan Kardec
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LibriVox recording of The Spirits' Book by Allan Kardec. (Translated by Anna Blackwell.) Read in English by nwspiritism; Dan Gurzynski; Owlivia; nedgrady; SharonC; Cordelia Glende; KirksVoice; Wayne Cooke; ElBee; 12EnglishRoses; MoonLylith; Renee More; Liam Knowles; JayS; hbradio; Rolga; Olivia Darla The Spirits' Book, published in French in 1857, is considered the most important book in the Spiritist philosophy. It contains the bases for that philosophy and all important points in its...
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Jan 14, 2022 Alice Meynell
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LibriVox recording of Later Poems by Alice Meynell. Read in English by Newgatenovelist Alice Meynell was a British poet and suffragist. This collection was published in 1902 and explores the author’s Catholic faith as well as the natural world. - Summary by Newgatenovelist 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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Jan 13, 2022 Ottaviano Targioni Tozzetti
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LibriVox recording of Antologia della poesia italiana (1265-1400), ed. Ottaviano Targioni Tozzetti. Read in Italian by LibriVox volunteers. Questa selezione dell'Antologia della poesia italiana, compilata e annotata da Ottaviano Targioni Tozzetti, inizia con la poesia di Guido Guinizelli e include il resto della prima parte dell'antologia. (Riassunto di Kazbek) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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Jan 12, 2022 Arthur B. Reeve
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LibriVox recording of The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve. Read in English by Michael Carter; Howard Skyman; Dan Gurzynski; DJRickyV; Veronica Maresh Mead ; JacobValdez; Michelle Mandrell; Michelle Broadbent; Christine Rottger; Tommy Hersant; VyeGee; Ryan Williams; Christoph Stangenberg. The Dream Doctor is a compilation of detective stories featuring Professor Craig Kennedy, a Sherlock-like character who uses his scientific acumen to solve mysteries. A newspaper reporter, Walter Jameson, works...
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Jan 12, 2022 Harry Graham
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LibriVox recording of Verse and Worse by Harry Graham. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Aa collection of dark and humorous verse from "Col D. Streamer". This collection includes poems from The Baby's Baedeker, Perverted Proverbs, and Ruthless Rhymes for Heartless Homes. - Summary by mleigh 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....
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Jan 12, 2022 Young's Literal Translation
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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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Jan 11, 2022 Willa Sibert Cather
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LibriVox recording of The Professor's House by Willa Sibert Cather. Read in English by Amy Dunkleberger A portrait of Americas many social groups with the chief interest centered on a university professor and his family - Summary by Publishers Weekly September 5 1925 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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Jan 11, 2022 Harold Ashton
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of a Tank And Other Yarns by Harold Ashton. Read in English by Steve C Harold Ashton was the War Correspondent of The Daily News during the First World War and reported extensively on the British army’s involvement in the conflict. Whether working alongside the British troops that were fighting on the frontline or in the trenches or accompanying the massive logistics operation behind the lines – be it the transporting of munitions and supplies or seeing at...
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LibriVox recording of The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights) Volume 12 by Anonymous. (Translated by Richard Francis Burton.) Read in English by LibriVox volunteers This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. They are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found, but several versions date the collection’s genesis to...
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Jan 10, 2022 Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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LibriVox recording of Memorias de un loco by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. Read in Spanish by Epachuko Ingenioso cuento en forma de diario en el que seremos testigos del progresivo descenso a la locura de un funcionario ruso. Al principio se perciben pequeños detalles peculiares en su escritura, que se irán convirtiendo en extravagancias cada vez mayores hasta llegar a... El príncipe de las letras rusas, Nikolai Gogol, siempre sorprendente y audaz convirtió este relato en toda una referencia...
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Jan 10, 2022 Myrtle Reed
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LibriVox recording of A Weaver of Dreams by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Celine Major Delightful and charmingly predictable, this sweet romance will make you reflect one minute and laugh out loud the next. It's the kind of cozy read that will make the ideal companion on a dreary afternoon or snowy winter's evening. Enjoy!! - Summary by Celine Major For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to...
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Jan 10, 2022 James Grant
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LibriVox recording of The Royal Regiment, and Other Novelettes by James Grant. Read in English by Librivox volunteers James Grant was a prolific Scottish writer of novels and "novelettes", particularly centered around military life. Included with this regimental tale, are four such novelettes or short stories. 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...
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Jan 10, 2022 Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of The Aliens by Murray Leinster. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The human race was expanding through the galaxy ... and so, they knew, were the Aliens. Who were these beings? Traces of them could be found scattered on planets everywhere, some very recent, but the aliens themselves were never encountered. They were obviously just as advanced technologically as humans and obviously looking for planets to expand to, just like humans. But what would happen when the two races,...
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Jan 9, 2022 Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of The Forest Reverie by Edgar Allan Poe. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 27 recordings of The Forest Reverie by Edgar Allan Poe. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 2, 2022. ----- Whilst Edgar Poe was editor of the Broadway Journal , some poems were published over the signature of "A. M. Ide". In order, doubtless, to give a show of variety, Poe was then publishing some of his known works in his journal over noms de...
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Jan 9, 2022 Edwin Sharpe Grew
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of Modern Geology by Edwin Sharpe Grew. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. From the series, The Library of Romance, this book introduces the reader to the modern geology of the 1909, with topics that include the building and shaping of the earth, the action of weather, rivers, seas and ice on the earth, earthquakes and volcanoes, and, of course, dinosaurs and other extinct animals. - Summary by Ann Boulais For further information, including links to online...
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Jan 9, 2022 Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza; Serafín Estébanez Calderón; Emilia Pardo Bazán; Armando Palacio Valdés; Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch
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LibriVox recording of First Love and Other Fascinating Stories about Spanish Life by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza; Serafín Estébanez Calderón; Emilia Pardo Bazán; Armando Palacio Valdés; Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch. Read in English by Allyson Hester; Allyson Hester; Allyson Hester; Allyson Hester; Allyson Hester This is a collection of humorous short stories bound to entertain and make readers chuckle! For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Jan 8, 2022 John Dryden Kuser
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LibriVox recording of Haiti: Its Dawn of Progress after Years in a Night of Revolution by John Dryden Kuser. Read in English by Larry Wilson. This book is part history and part travelogue, an account of a brief visit by a wealthy, white U.S. politician during a lamentable time in Haiti’s history of its invasion and occupation by the U.S. military. Dryden offers his views of elements of Haitian culture such as education, religion and commerce, with some optimism but with the shallow...
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Jan 8, 2022 André Gide
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LibriVox recording of La Symphonie pastorale by André Gide. Lu en français par Christiane Jehanne Un pasteur recueille dans sa famille une jeune fille aveugle et non éduquée. Un attachement, un sentiment naît. Cécité physique, cécité psychologique, amour, clairvoyance … et principes éducatifs … Un magnifique roman psychologique dont les personnages principaux, Gertrude, le pasteur, Amélie son épouse, Jacques leur fils sont ciselés finement par André Gide. Chaque phrase a son...
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Jan 6, 2022 E. W. Seabrook Hull
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LibriVox recording of The Atom and the Ocean by E. W. Seabrook Hull. Read in English by Librivox volunteers This is one of the publications in the “Understanding the Atom” Series from the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. Topics covered include an overview of the ocean, the role of nuclear energy, research project, oceanic instruments, nuclear powered vessels, desalination, and radiation preservation of seafood. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online...
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Jan 6, 2022 G. A. Puckett
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LibriVox recording of Ten Kittens by G. A. Puckett. Read in English by James R. Hedrick The stories of the ten kittens told in this book are true to life. They have been gathered from here and there over the country. All the kittens have lived and played their little parts in the life history as told in each chapter. The purpose of this collection of stories is to create more interest and love for kittens on the part of our boys and girls. If these stories help someone to be kinder to little...
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Jan 6, 2022 Olivia Rossetti Agresti; Helen Rossetti Angeli
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LibriVox recording of A Girl Among the Anarchists by Olivia Rossetti Agresti; Helen Rossetti Angeli. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Helen and Olivia Rossetti were rather precocious girls in Victorian London. While still extremely young, they published a renowned anarchist journal in their home which drew prominent figures to their salon. From their expriences, they co-authored this 1903 novel, in which the narrator, Isabel Meredith, reveals a first-hand inside account of the...
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Jan 5, 2022 Charles G. Norris
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LibriVox recording of Bread by Charles G. Norris. Read in English by WildShimmeringPath Bread by Charles G. Norris reads like a working class Great Gatsby with a tragic female main character. The author is said to have influenced F. Scott Fitzgerald. There is a kind of cadence to the writing, and arc to the story where this can be felt in both similarity and contrast. It follows the life of a woman from young adulthood to middle age between the years of 1905 to 1922 in New York City. She is a...
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Jan 5, 2022 Origen of Alexandria
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LibriVox recording of Against Celsus Book 5 by Origen of Alexandria. (Translated by Frederick Crombie.) Read in English by David Ronald. Against Celsus, preserved entirely in Greek, is a major apologetics work by the Church Father Origen of Alexandria, written in around 248 AD, countering the writings of Celsus, a pagan philosopher and controversialist who had written a scathing attack on Christianity in his treatise "The True Word". Among a variety of other charges, Celsus had...
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Jan 3, 2022 Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of Under the Tiger's Claws by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by Librivox volunteers 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". In this story, Nick is called to visit his banker friend, Mr. Gilsley, who is concerned about some missing money. Also present at the meeting is Belle...
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Jan 3, 2022 George MacDonald
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LibriVox recording of A Dish of Orts: Chiefly Papers on the Imagination, and on Shakespeare by George MacDonald. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers Readers of George MacDonald are used to his engaging story-telling, winsome characters, and simple theology of trust in God as Father. But this book shows a different side of MacDonald. A Dish of Orts is a varied collection of essays, mostly in the nature of literary criticism. These essays are, in MacDonald's words, "but fragmentary...
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Jan 3, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of The Blue Review, Number 3 by Various. Read in English by Phil Benson; The Blue Review was a short lived monthly journal published in London between May and July 1913. The successor to Rhythm, The Blue Review was edited by John Middleton Murry and Katherine Mansfield, but survived only three issues. In addition to poetry and short literary pieces, the review included reviews of theatre, music and the arts and of books recently published in English and French. The third and...
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Jan 2, 2022 James Fenimore Cooper
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LibriVox recording of My Brigantine by James Fenimore Cooper. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of My Brigantine by James Fenimore Cooper. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 26, 2021. ----- After a stint on a commercial voyage, James Fenimore Cooper served in the U.S. Navy as a midshipman, where he learned the technology of managing sailing vessels which greatly influenced many of his novels and other writings. Cooper, beloved though...
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Jan 2, 2022 Katharine Lee Bates
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LibriVox recording of The Empty Room by Katharine Lee Bates. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Empty Room by Katharine Lee Bates. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 19, 2021. ------- Best known as the author of "America the Beautiful", American professor and poet Katharine Lee Bates also wrote many books and articles on social reform. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online text,...
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Jan 2, 2022 Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm
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LibriVox recording of Grimm's Fairy Stories by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm. Read in English by volunteer readers. Fairies, Evil Step Mothers, Enchanted Forests, Golden Geese, Poor Little Children, Fairy Godmothers, Magic wells, and oh, so many many more of the things that make those well loved stories thrilling to tell and listen to are in this little book. And there are a few that you may never have heard of before. just to spice things up a bit. Some are short and some are long but all have a...
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Jan 1, 2022 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 223 by Various. This is a collection of 38 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for December 2021. 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 (36MB)
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Jan 1, 2022 Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug (Version 2) by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by volunteer readers. "Little Mrs. Ladybug was a worker. Nobody could deny that. To be sure, she had to stop now and then to talk to her neighbors, because Mrs. Ladybug dearly loved a bit of gossip. At the same time there wasn't anyone in Pleasant Valley that helped Farmer Green more than she did. She tried her hardest to keep the trees in the orchard free from insects."- Summary by the...
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Jan 1, 2022 Charles Darwin
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LibriVox recording of The Movement and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin. Read in English by allegro200Hz A technical report of the experiments and observations performed on various species of twining, tendril-climbing, root-climbing, and leaf-climbing plants, with some review of past literature and an emphasis on taking measurements to allow the quantitative comparison of sensitivity and speed of reactions across different genera and species. Conclusions and hypotheses on the fitness...
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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 2. 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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Dec 31, 2021 American Standard Version
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LibriVox recording of Holy Bible (ASV), Complete by American Standard Version. Read in English by Ron Altman What can be said? It's the ASV Bible, copyrighted 1901 by Thomas Nelson & Sons. I have previously recorded the New Living Translation of the Bible and would now like to do this version in order to make the Holy Scriptures more available on LibriVox. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please...
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Dec 31, 2021 Pedro Calderón de la Barca
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LibriVox recording of The Fairy Lady by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. (Translated by Henry Richard Vassall Holland.) Read in English by volunteer readers. Don Manuel and Cosmo are visiting town to stay with Don Manuel's friend Don John de Toledo for the young Prince's christening, when suddenly a a veiled lady begs for their aid and protection. "My honour and my life are forfeit if I am overtaken or discovered by the person that comes yonder in pursuit of me." And so the intrigue of...
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Dec 31, 2021 Countee Cullen
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LibriVox recording of Color by Countee Cullen. Read in English by Michael MacTaggert Countee Cullen’s poetry in Color contemplates Black Americans’ fractured sense of self—at once spiritually tied to homelands where their ancestors were kidnapped and rooted in the white supremacist society where they live. With poems about love, tradition, the intertwined lives of Black people and whites, and the experience of a "Negro in a day like this," Color is a profound early work of the...
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Dec 30, 2021 L. T. Meade; Robert Eustace
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LibriVox recording of La hermandad de los siete reyes by L. T. Meade; Robert Eustace. Read in Spanish by volunteer readers. El señor Norman Head es un gentleman cuya desahogada posición le permite dedicar todo su tiempo a sus investigaciones científicas amateurs y a luchar contra la cofradía criminal que da título a la serie. En ese afán es secundado por su fiel amigo el abogado Dufrayer. Juntos intentarán detener las maquinaciones de Madame Koluchy, la mujer más peligrosa de Londres,...
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Dec 30, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of Coffee Break Collection 032 - Wilderness by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers This is the 32nd Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select and read stories or poems, fiction or non-fiction pieces of fifteen minutes' duration or less, suitable for short commutes and coffee breaks. The subject for this collection is WILDERNESS. The collection is full after 20 pieces have been submitted. For further information, including links to online text,...
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Dec 30, 2021 Annie Payson Call
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LibriVox recording of The Freedom of Life by Annie Payson Call. Read in English by Trek 'The Freedom of Life' is a mind-illuminating book, in which author Annie Payson Call (1853-1940) wrote about many of the troubles that we usually face mentally and physically in our lives. It shows the reader various perspectives of dealing with the mind and life. The reader will surely get a good understanding of his/her problems after reaching the end of this book. - Summary by Trek For further...
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Dec 30, 2021 George Colman the Younger
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LibriVox recording of The Heir At Law by George Colman the Younger. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Daniel Dowlas a chandler from Gosport, transmogrified into a baron, naturally enough demands, in what consists the mighty difference between drinking his tea out of a cup, or a saucer. He has the good sense to feel his insufficiency; and, aspiring to shine as an orator, engages a professor to teach him culture. Opposed to my lord, stands my lady, Dowlas; wife, a full-blown hollyhock of the...
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Dec 29, 2021 Austin L. Rand
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LibriVox recording of Stray Feathers From a Bird Man's Desk by Austin L. Rand. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers Canadian zoologist, Austin L. Rand, takes a divergence from his scholarly works on ornithology to give us 60 entertaining sketches of bird life and lore from Birds Bathing to Courtship Feeding.  From the author's introduction: "In looking back over the preparation of these sketches I feel as though each evening I'd gathered up the bits and pieces left over from the day's...
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Dec 29, 2021 Young's Literal Translation
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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 Into The Valley Of Death: Crimea, Balaklava, The Light Brigade: Russell, Tennyson And Kipling by Various. Read in English by David Wales The Charge Of The Light Brigade (1854) is a famous poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson. It is about, among other things, the valor of soldiers and the tragic loss of life in futile war engagements. The war is the Crimean War (1853-1856) which Russia lost against a coalition of France, United Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia. The battle...
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Dec 28, 2021 C. H. Forbes-Lindsay
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LibriVox recording of Daniel Boone, Backwoodsman by C. H. Forbes-Lindsay. Read in English by volunteer readers. Daniel Boone is celebrated in history and legend as one of the foremost pioneers who opened up the wilderness of Kentucky. Famed for his skills as a hunter, he was once captured and adopted by the Shawnee tribe from which he ultimately escaped. He was active in the militia and fought in several battles of the American Revolution. In later life he became a politician, being elected to...
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Dec 28, 2021 Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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LibriVox recording of Kari the Elephant by Dhan Gopal Mukerji. Read in English by Mahimaraj Kari the Elephant is a 1922 work by Dhan Gopal Mukerji. The book is the first among those written in English by an Indian author in the category of children's literature. Kari the Elephant is a bildungsroman narrative that unravels the relationship shared by the protagonist boy and Kari the elephant and the adventures the boy, along with Kari and Kope, the pet monkey go through living by the edge of the...
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Dec 28, 2021 W. E. B. Du Bois
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LibriVox recording of John Brown by W. E. B. Du Bois. Read in English by Ciufi Galeazzi This is a moving and deeply felt biography of abolitionist John Brown, which defends its subject against the popular notion of him as a delusional fanatic. The author, W.E.B. DuBois, was a renowned author, scholar, sociologist, socialist, and civil rights activist, and one of the founders of the N.A.A.C.P.. - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Dec 28, 2021 William Perkins
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LibriVox recording of The Art of Prophesying by William Perkins. (Translated by Thomas Tuke.) Read in English by InTheDesert A treatise concerning the sacred and only true manner and method of preaching. To the faithful ministers of the gospel and to all that are desirous of and do labour for the knowledge of holy learning. That common place of divinity, which concerneth the framing of sermons, is both weighty and difficult, if there be any other throughout all that sacred science. For the...
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Dec 28, 2021 Burt L. Standish
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LibriVox recording of Frank Merriwell’s Trust (Dramatic Reading) by Burt L. Standish. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Frank Merriwell is from Yale he excelled at football, baseball, basketball, crew and track at Yale while solving mysteries and righting wrongs the stories show how he handles a number of challenges that come his way. (Michele Eaton) Cast List: Frank Merriwell: Adrian Stephens Narrator: Michele Eaton Bullet headed man, Crowd, McGilvay, Franks second: John Payton Tom...
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