Charles Lamb

Tales from Shakespeare

Read by Karen Savage

The following Tales are meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare, for which purpose his word…

The Adventures of Ulysses

Read by Rebecca Dittman

Lamb used Homer's Odyssey as the basis for the re-telling of the story of Ulysses's journey back from Troy to his own kingdom of Ithaca. Not…

Short Poetry Collection 001

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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 001: a collection of 29 public-domain poems.

Coffee Break Collection 006 - Food and Drink

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This is the sixth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in leng…

The Last Essays of Elia

Read by Tony Addison

Discursive ramblings of a generous mind, no-one would know from Lamb's conversational button-holing of you and telling you whatever is on hi…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 010

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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collectio…

Mr H

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Mr H is a farce that was first performed at Drury Lane in 1806. The plot is slender and revolves around a single rather feeble joke, but the…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 030

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Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include botany, dreams, farming, history, li…

Benjamin Britten: Source Stories of Twelve Operas

Read by David Wales

Britten's operas are firmly established in the international repertoire: according to Operabase, they are performed worldwide more than thos…

The Hundred Best English Poems

Read by Bruce Kachuk

This wonderful collection of poems showcases the incredible talent of the some of the greatest poets in the world. These creative masterpiec…

Short Poetry Collection 202

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This is a collection of 51 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2020.