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Stefan Zweig – Brennendes Geheimnis – Audiobook – Librivox

Reading Time: < 1 minute Während der Sommerfrische mit seiner Mutter am Semmering, freundet sich der 12-jährige Edgar mit einem im selben Hotel verweilenden Baron an. Dieser ist jedoch nicht an ihm, sondern nur an seiner Mutter interessiert. Edgar versucht mit allen Mitteln eine Freundschaft zwischen dem Baron und seiner Mutter zu sabotieren (ohne wirklich…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Novelle per un anno, vol. 05: La Mosca Luigi PIRANDELLO (1867 – 1936) Novelle per un anno è una raccolta di 241 novelle scritte da Luigi Pirandello. Originariamente sono state pubblicate sul Corriere della Sera, successivamente ripubblicate in 15 raccolte. Inizialmente erano previste 24 raccolte contenenti 365 novelle, tuttavia la…

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William Shakespeare – Sonnets – Audiobook

Reading Time: < 1 minute Filename Size Date sonnets_001-010_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,314,928   7/26/07  10:52 pm sonnets_011-020_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,373,442   7/26/07  10:57 pm sonnets_021-030_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,257,668   7/26/07  10:58 pm sonnets_031-040_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,559,225   7/26/07  10:57 pm sonnets_041-050_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,440,525   7/26/07  10:58 pm sonnets_051-060_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,220,678   7/26/07  10:56 pm sonnets_061-070_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,212,110   7/26/07  10:53 pm sonnets_071-080_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,265,818   7/26/07  10:56 pm sonnets_081-090_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,484,620   7/26/07  10:52 pm sonnets_091-100_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,606,873   7/26/07  10:51 pm sonnets_101-110_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,387,444   7/26/07  10:53 pm sonnets_111-120_shakespeare_64kb.mp3 4,378,040   7/26/07…

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Jacob Abbott – Alexander The Great

Reading Time: < 1 minute EText-No. 30624 Title: Alexander the Great – Makers of History Author: Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879 Language: English Link: cache/generated/30624/pg30624.epub Link: cache/generated/30624/pg30624-images.epub EText-No. 30624 Title: Alexander the Great – Makers of History Author: Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879 Language: English Link: 3/0/6/2/30624/30624-h/30624-h.htm EText-No. 30624 Title: Alexander the Great – Makers of History Author: Abbott,…

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Edith Wharton – The Descent of Man and other Stories – Audiobook

Reading Time: 2 minutes This collection of ten stories, first published in 1904, shows Edith Wharton dissecting some of the customs, habits and vagaries of courtship and marriage, particularly as practiced in the upper reaches of New York society at the turn of the twentieth century (two stories, however, are set in Italy). Fidelity…

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John Clare – November

Reading Time: 2 minutes LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of November by John Clare. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 18, 2012 John Clare was an English poet, the son of a farm labourer, who came to be known for his celebratory representations of the English countryside and his lamentation of…

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Francis Scott Fitzgerald – Ice Palace

Reading Time: < 1 minute mp3 and ogg files 01 – Part 1 – 00:11:56 [mp3@64kbps – 5.7MB] [mp3@128kbps – 11.4MB] [ogg vorbis – 6.1MB] 02 – Part 2 – 00:08:29 [mp3@64kbps – 4.0MB] [mp3@128kbps – 8.1MB] [ogg vorbis – 4.3MB] 03 – Part 3 – 00:17:17 [mp3@64kbps – 8.3MB] [mp3@128kbps – 16.6MB] [ogg vorbis…

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Francis Scott Fitzgerald – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Reading Time: < 1 minute mp3 and ogg files 01 – Bernice Bobs Her Hair, part 1 – 00:28:36 [mp3@64kbps – 13.7MB] [mp3@128kbps – 27.4MB] [ogg vorbis – 15MB] 02 – Bernice Bobs Her Hair, part 2 – 00:28:33 [mp3@64kbps – 13.7MB] [mp3@128kbps – 27.4MB] [ogg vorbis – 15MB] 03 – Benediction, part 1 –…

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Oscar Wilde – The House of Pomegranades – Audiobook

Reading Time: < 1 minute A House of Pomegranates (1891) is a collection of fairy tales, written by Oscar Wilde, that was published as a second collection for The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888). Wilde once said that this collection was “intended neither for the British child nor the British public.” Gutenberg e-text Wikipedia…

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Emily Dickinson – Poems – Series Two – Audiobook

Reading Time: < 1 minute “The eagerness with which the first volume of Emily Dickinson’s poems has been read shows very clearly that all our alleged modern artificiality does not prevent a prompt appreciation of the qualities of directness and simplicity in approaching the greatest themes,—life and love and death. That “irresistible needle-touch,” as one…

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Justin McCarthy – Red Diamonds – Audiobook

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the South African wilderness, six men got together to mine for diamonds and become very rich. They agree that the wealth is to be split equally between them or their heirs after a few years and that the share of any one who died without leaving an heir or…

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Thomas Hardy – The Hand of Ethelberta – Audiobook

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ethelberta was raised in humble circumstances but became a governess and consequently, at the age of 18, married well. However, her husband died two weeks after the wedding. Her father-in-law, Lord Petherwin, died shortly afterwards. Ethelberta (now 21) lives with her mother-in-law, Lady Petherwin. In the three years that have…

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Anne Wales Abbott – Autumn Leaves – Audiobook – MP3 – OGG

Reading Time: 3 minutes Total running time: 4:22:00 In addition to the readers, this audio book was produced by: Book Coordinator: David Lawrence Dedicated Proof-Listener: Neeru Iyer Meta-Coordinator/Cataloging: David Lawrence mp3 and ogg files 00 – Introduction – 00:01:13 [mp3@64kbps – 0.5MB] [mp3@128kbps – 1.1MB] [ogg vorbis – 0.7MB] Read by: David Lawrence 01…

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Three Essays on Religion by Mill, John Stuart

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Three Essays on Religion were written at different times during Mill’s life, and only published after his death. The first two, ‘Nature’ and ‘The Utility of Religion’ date from the 1850s – the period between the publication of ‘The Principles of Political Economy’ and ‘On Liberty’. The third longer…

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Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey, Giles

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Modern Library’s list of 100 Best Non-Fiction books, “Eminent Victorians” marked an epoch in the art of biography; it also helped to crack the old myths of high Victorianism and to usher in a new spirit by which chauvinism, hypocrisy and the stiff upper lip were debunked. In it,…

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Lyrical Ballads (1798) by Wordsworth, William, Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems is a collection of poems by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, first published in 1798 and generally considered to have marked the beginning of the English Romantic movement in literature. The immediate effect on critics was modest, but it became and remains…

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Old-Fashioned Fairy Book, The by Harrison, Constance Cary

Reading Time: < 1 minute “And now, mamma, until your tea is ready, we know what you must do,” said the children, in a breath. “Tell us a story—a ‘real, truly’ fairy tale, about a giant and a dwarf, lots and lots of fairies, a prince and a beautiful princess with hair to her very…

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Tο κατά Ιωάννη Ευαγγέλιο παρουσιάζει τον Ιησού από την (Αρχή) , σαν τον αιώνιο Λόγο που γίνεται σάρκα.Όταν το Σάββατο θεραπεύει και όταν αποδεικνύει και φανερώνει τα Θεϊκά χαρακτηριστικά του προκαλεί τον θυμό και την αγανάκτηση των Ιουδαίων ηγετών.Προετοιμάζει τους μαθητές του για να δεχτούν τον σταυρικό θάνατο του και…

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Crystal Stopper, The by Leblanc, Maurice

Reading Time: < 1 minute During a burglary at the home of Deputy Daubrecq a crime is committed, and two accomplices of Arsène Lupin are arrested by the police. One is guilty of the crime, the other innocent, but both will be sentenced to death. Lupin seeks to deliver the victim of a miscarriage of…

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Waffen nieder!, Die by Suttner, Bertha von

Reading Time: < 1 minute Der Roman „Die Waffen nieder!“ ist das bekannteste Werk der österreichischen Autorin und Friedensaktivistin Bertha von Suttner. Das Buch erschien 1889. Bis zum Erscheinen des Romans „Im Westen nichts Neues“ von Erich Maria Remarque im Jahr 1929 galt „Die Waffen nieder!“ als das wichtigste Werk der Antikriegsliteratur. Die große Popularität…

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Monsieur Lecoq Part 2: The Honor of the Name by Gaboriau, Émile

Reading Time: < 1 minute Monsieur Lecoq is a captivating mystery, historical and love story: Around 11 o’clock, on the evening of Shrove Sunday 18.., close to the old Barrière d’Italie, frightful cries, coming from Mother Chupin’s drinking-shop, are heard by a party of detectives led by Inspector Gévrol. The squad runs up to it….

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One Commonplace Day by Alden, Isabella, Pansy

Reading Time: < 1 minute A temperance lecturer misses his train and ends up attending a town picnic. It was a common enough picnic on a commonplace day. But the discussions, actions, and attitudes from that picnic reverberate through the lives of many people. What are the far-reaching consequences of one commonplace day in OUR…

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Windsor Castle, Book 1 by Ainsworth, William Harrison

Reading Time: < 1 minute Book 1 – Ann Boleyn. The focus of the novels is on the events surrounding Henry VIII’s replacing Catherine of Aragon with Anne Boleyn as his wife. During Henry’s pursuit of Boleyn, the novel describes other couples, including the Earl of Surrey and Lady Elizabeth Fitzgerald, a match Henry does…

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Indiana by Sand, George

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is George Sand’s first novel. Her real name was Amantine (or Amandine) Lucile Dupin, and she later became baroness Dudevant. As an aristocratic woman living in 19th century France, she chose her first novel to be, above all, a realistic work. Indiana is trapped since the age of 16…

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Reaper And The Flowers, The by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Reading Time: < 1 minute LibriVox volunteers bring you 25 recordings of The Reaper And The Flowers by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for April 8, 2012. Longfellow predominantly wrote lyric poems which are known for their musicality and which often presented stories of mythology and legend. He became the most…

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Immortality and the Unseen World by Oesterley, W. O. E.

Reading Time: < 1 minute The full title of this book is Immortality and the Unseen World – A Study in Old Testament Religion. Oesterley describes the beliefs that pre-Christian Hebrews and Semites held regarding the afterlife and the immortal nature of humans. The nature, form and evolution of these beliefs are derived from the…

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Stolen White Elephant, The (Version 2) by Twain, Mark

Reading Time: < 1 minute “The Stolen White Elephant” was written by Mark Twain and published in 1882. In it, an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to the Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local police department goes into high gear to solve the mystery but it all comes…

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