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LibriVox - founded in 2005 - is a community of volunteers from all over the world who record public domain texts: poetry, short stories, whole books, even dramatic works, in many different languages. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain in the USA and available as free downloads on the internet. If you are not in the USA, please check your country's copyright law before downloading.



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by Lewis Carroll
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Librivox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. A children's classic! Read by: Chapter 01 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 02 Brad Bush Chapter 03 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 04 Miette Chapter 05 Mark Bradford Chapter 06 Raza Shah Chapter 07 Kara Shallenberg Chapter 08 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 09 MarinaMechanical Chapter 10 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 11 R. Francis Smith Chapter 12 Chris Goringe For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Source: Librivox recording of Gutenberg e-text #11
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by Sun Tzu
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Librivox recording of The Art of War by Sun Tzu, translated by Lionel Giles. Read by Moira Fogarty. "The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time. The Art of War is one of the oldest and most famous studies of strategy and has had a huge influence on both military planning...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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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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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Librivox recording of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover,m4b or other formats (if...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Christianity, Jesus, Christ, church history, apologetics
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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, maritime, ship
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Dr. Watson chronicles here some of the more interesting detective cases that he and his good friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, have encountered during their association. We see the cases unfold as he does, scratch our heads as does he while the evidence is collected, and then marvel at the impeccable observations, remarkable insight, and doggedness which Holmes displays as he teases apart the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, doyle, mystery, sherlock holmes, literature, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, social justice, radical, proletarian interest, womens interest,...
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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, World War I, marriage, Friendship, family life, native american culture,...
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by 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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by 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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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, veiled lady, honour
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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, dinosaurs, geology, earth science, library of romance series
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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, autobiography, joseph conrad, almayer's folly — origins
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by Ring Lardner
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LibriVox recording of Gullible's Travels, Etc. by Ring Lardner. Read in English by Winston Tharp Humorous stories of social climbing in America's "classless" society. - Summary by Winston Tharp 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 . Download M4B (108MB)
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, satire, Chicago, social climbing, short stories/single author collections
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by Herman Melville
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Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, voodoo, french colonies, port-au-prince, dessalines, gonaïves, santo...
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by LibriVox Volunteers
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Index of pages containing M4B files created by LibriVox Volunteers. UPDATE - 22 FEB 2015 Thanks to an improvement by folks at Internet Archive, M4B files can now be stored together with the other Librivox audio files without causing problems. We will not adding to these pages any more. Main ( 1.7 GB) English page 1 ( 74.5 GB) English page 1A (152 GB) English page 1B ( 30.1 GB) English page 2 (112 GB) English page 3 (137 GB) English page 4 ( 76.6 GB) English page 5 ( 30.7 GB) English page 6 (...
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by Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula, by Bram Stoker. The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn't invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public's imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross...
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by Mark Twain
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Librivox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , by Mark Twain. Read by Annie Coleman . Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of "Huck" Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer's sidekick in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ), his friend Jim, and their journey down the Mississippi River on a raft. Both are on the run, Huck from his drunk and abusive...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, twain, huckleberry, finn
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, submarine, mummy, wireless, weird fiction, curse, kleptomania
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by 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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LibriVox recording of 'Complete Hypnotism, Mesmerism, Mind-Reading and Spiritualism', by A. Alpheus. Written in 1903, just sixty years after the word 'hypnotism' was coined, this book explores the contemporary understanding of the nature, uses and dangers of the technique. Hypnotism has been practiced for many centuries, but it was in the mid-to-late nineteenth century that it became a particularly fashionable way to explore the human mind. Although understanding of the subject has evolved...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by 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,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, charity, alms
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by Jane Austen
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Librivox recording of Pride and Prejudice , by Jane Austen. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/pride-and-prejudice-by-jane-austen/ Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen's novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797,...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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Librivox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo , by Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo ) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers , as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by 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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by 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...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, cuentos rusos, locura, diario de un loco
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Librivox recording of The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg Mary Lennox is a spoiled, middle-class, self-centred child who has been recently orphaned. She is accepted into the quiet and remote country house of an uncle, who has almost completely withdrawn into himself after the death of his wife. Mary gradually becomes drawn into the hidden side of the house: why does she hear the crying of a unseen child? Why is there an overgrown, walled garden, its door long...
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by 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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A thirty-sixth collection of CD cover art, created by volunteers for some of our LibriVox Audio Books.  We'll add more covers as our volunteers create them, so please check back. Each cover can be downloaded as a .pdf to print out and insert into a jewel case, or as a 300x300px .jpg for your iTunes Album Art. This is just one of many LibriVox cover art pages. You'll find a complete list on our top page .
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A thirtyfifth collection of CD cover art, created by Availle for some of our LibriVox Audio Books.  We'll add more covers as our volunteers create them, so please check back. Each cover can be downloaded as a .pdf to print out and insert into a jewel case, or as a 300x300px .jpg for your iTunes Album Art. This is just one of many LibriVox cover art pages. You'll find a complete list on our top page .
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar and anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic in ways that have given the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children. It is considered to be one of the most characteristic examples of the "literary nonsense" genre, and...
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by E. A. Gillie
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LibriVox recording of Barbara in Brittany, by E. A. Gillie, read by Sibella Denton Barbara, an English girl and the eldest of her family, spends most days helping her widowed mother care for her younger siblings. Then disaster strikes - or so the children believe! Barbara is taken to France to see Paris by her father's formidable sister, Aunt Anne. She stays on in Brittany to perfect her French. In this series of funny stories about her adventures in France, we meet a cast of recurring...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of 1891 Collection by Various. Read by Bellona Times A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Orne Jewett, and Oscar Wilde. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes , by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Ruth Golding . A collection of twelve short stories featuring Conan Doyle's legendary detective, originally published as single stories in Strand Magazine and subsequently collected into a single volume. There is not always a crime committed nor a culprit to find, and when there is, Holmes does not invariably get his man. However, his extraordinary powers of deduction generally solve the mystery, often...
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by William Shakespeare
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Librivox recording of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Read by Sam Stinson . Romeo and Juliet is an early tragedy by William Shakespeare about two teenage "star-cross'd lovers" whose "untimely deaths" ultimately unite their feuding households. The play has been highly praised by literary critics for its language and dramatic effect. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays....
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by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice , by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's classic comic romance, in which the five Bennett sisters try to find that most elusive creature: a single man in possession of a large fortune. Sparks fly when sweet, pretty Jane meets their new neighbor, Mr. Bingley, but her sister Elizabeth is most offended by his haughty friend, Mr. Darcy. This is Austen at the height of her powers: the ironic narration, hilariously drawn...
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by J. M. Barrie
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Librivox recording of Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. Read by Librivox volunteers. Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fairy dust, and flight; mermaid lagoons, ticking crocodiles, and Princess Tiger Lily; second to the right and then straight on till morning. You know the story... and if you don't, please start listening immediately! (summary by Meredith Hughes) For further information, including...
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by 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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by 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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by Homer
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Librivox recording of The Odyssey , by Homer (transl. Samuel Butler). The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad ), attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 BC. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad , and concerns the events that befall the Greek hero Odysseus in his long journey back to his native land Ithaca after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to return to his native land of Ithaca after...
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by Jane Austen
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Librivox recording of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. Read by Annie Coleman . Jane Austen's classic novel chronicles the events in the lives of the Bennet family. Take a family with five unmarried daughters and a lack of wealth, throw in a new wealthy neighbor or two, plus a whole regiment of soldiers in town, and add a heaping spoonful of pride and a pinch of prejudice. Mix it all together and you get a story full of tears and laughter, embarrassment and pride, and, of course, love....
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by 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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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. Read by Mark Nelson. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he witnesses the end of human civilization as we know it, as well as the beginning of the end of the world. This original time-travel story has been copied many times, but never improved upon. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He was devised by Scottish author and doctor Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his prowess at using logic and astute observation to solve cases. He is perhaps the most famous fictional detective, and indeed one of the best known and most...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Karen Savage. Sara is brought to Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies by her father, Captain Crewe, because the climate in India doesn't agree with children. This is the story of her time at Miss Minchin's. (Summary by Karen Savage) 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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by William Shakespeare
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Librivox recording of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. Read by Becky Crackel. Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the most famous of Shakespeare's plays and is thought to be the most famous love story in Western history. It concerns the fate of two very young lovers who would do anything to be together. The Montagues and the Capulets of Verona, Italy, are in the midst of a long-standing feud when Romeo Montague drops in on a masquerade party at the Capulets'. While there he meets and woos the...
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by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initially called First Impressions, but was never published under that title. Following...
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by Charles Dickens
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Librivox recording of the Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Read by Cynthia Lyons. Bleak House is the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly parts between March 1852 and September 1853. It is widely held to be one of Dickens’ finest and most complete novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. Dickens tells all of these both through the narrative of the novel’s heroine, Esther Summerson, and as an...
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by Anatole France
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LibriVox recording of Penguin Island, by Anatole France. Read by Michael Sirois. This novel (original French title -- L'Île des Pingouins) is a satire on human nature. The first publication was in 1908. These penguins are mistaken for humans by the 97-year-old priest, Father Mael, because of his bad eyesight. He baptizes them, and once baptized, they have no choice but to become human. They take on human traits (build civilizations, go to war, etc.). The book is very funny and powerful....
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by Honore de Balzac
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LibriVox recording of Letters of Two Brides, by Honore de Balzac. Letters of Two Brides is an epistolary novel. The two brides are Louise de Chaulieu (Madame Gaston) and Renée de Maucombe (Madame l'Estorade). The women became friends during their education at a convent and upon leaving began a life-long correspondence. For a 17 year period, they exchange letters describing their lives. Michelle Crandall reads Renee's letters, and Kara Shallenberg reads Louise's. Letters from the men in their...
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by Charlotte Brontë
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LibriVox recording of Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and brooding Mr. Rochester, but he hides a terrible secret that threatens their chances of happiness. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Townsend, George Fyler; tr. Jorge R. Rodríguez
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The classic Aesop's Fables have been translated to every language for hundreds of years. The fables, told in the form of allegories, give us universal, worldly advice. The use of animals and ancient gods makes the lessons unbiased and impartial. Short and smart, these fables entertain and enrich our lives. In this volume you will find 30 of the 300 fables we offer you in Spanish. Las clásicas Fábulas de Esopo han sido traducidas a todos idiomas por cientos de años. Las fábulas, en forma de...
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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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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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by Friedrich Nietzsche (transl. Helen Zimmern)
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Librivox recording of Beyond Good and Evil , by Friedrich Nietzsche. First published in 1886 at Nietzsche's own expense, the book was not initially considered important. In it, Nietzsche denounced what he considered to be the moral vacuity of 19th century thinkers. He attacked philosophers for what he considered to be their lack of critical sense and their blind acceptance of Christian premises in their considerations of morality and values. Beyond Good and Evil is a comprehensive overview of...
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by 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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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (version 4) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by David Clarke The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 12 short stories that were originally illustrated by Sidney Paget. These are the first set of short stories that were published and followed the publishing of his first 2 novels, A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four. - Summary by David Clarke For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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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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A thirty-fourth collection of CD cover art, created by volunteers for some of our LibriVox Audio Books. We'll add more covers as our volunteers create them, so please check back. Each cover can be downloaded as a .pdf to print out and insert into a jewel case, or as a 300x300px .jpg for your iTunes Album Art. Each thumbnail is linked to the catalog page where the links to the cover files can be found. This is just one of many LibriVox cover art pages. You'll find a complete list on our top page...
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by 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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LibriVox recording of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. Read by Denny Sayers. Daniel Defoe's The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner (1719) is considered by many the first English novel. Based on the real-life experiences of the castaway Alexander Selkirk, the book has had a perrenial appeal among readers of all ages - especially the young adult reading public - who continue to find inspiration in the inventive resourcefulness of its hero, sole survivor of...
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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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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific. (Summary by...
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