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…

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. 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…

The Last Essays of Elia


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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. 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…