Stephen Leacock

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 006


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A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

Short Story Collection Vol. 006


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Librivox's Short Story Collection 006: a collection of 20 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox member…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 01 - The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of A…


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This book describes Canada from the beginning of existence to its first European discoverers and includes a brief history of the aboriginal …

Soaked In Seaweed and 7 other nonsense novels


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8 great spoofs of 'types' of fiction by the premier Canadian humorist Leacock, taken from his book Nonsense Novels. The title of each parody…

Short Humor Collection 001


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This is a collection of short humorous works first published before 1923. (Summary by BellonaTimes)

Christmas Short Works Collection 2007


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LibriVox’s 2007 Christmas Short Works Colletion containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a …

Chronicles of Canada Volume 02 - Mariner of St. Malo: A Chronicle of the Voyage…


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Jacques Cartier grew up as a sailor, married well and became an agent of exploration for King Francis I of France. In April, 1534, he sailed…

The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice


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This lengthy political essay by noted Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock was written while he was professor of political economy at McGill U…

Chronicles of Canada Volume 20 - Adventurers of the Far North


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This is volume 20 of The Chronicles of Canada series. This volume describes the explorers who braved the Canadian Arctic in search of the No…

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town


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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in 1912. It is generally considered to b…

Short Story Collection Vol. 039


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 039: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Frenzied Fiction


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From the cave man to Santa Claus; spies, know-it-alls, and journalists: all are fair game for Leacock’s special brand of humor. He touches o…

Essays and Literary Studies


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A collection of wry looks at literature, education, and other social phenomena by Canadian humourist and economics professor, Stephen Leacoc…

Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels


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Eight silly stories by Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by Tricia G)

Short Story Collection Vol. 012


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 012: a collection of 11 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of LibriVox member…

Literary Lapses


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Short sketches relating the humourous side of life in 1910. "Professor Leacock has made more people laugh with the written word than an…

Short Story Collection Vol. 021


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection Vol.021: A collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox memb…

Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich


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"Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich" is a work of humorous fiction by Stephen Leacock first published in 1914. It is the follo…

Short Story Collection Vol. 013


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 013: a collection of 11 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of LibriVox member…

Modern Essays


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Thirty three essays by more or less well-known authors of Britain, the United States, and Canada, each fronted by an introductory paragraph.…

Further Foolishness


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Seventeen goofy stories and essays by Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. "Professor Leacock has made more people laugh with the writte…

Nonsense Novels


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Ten silly stories by Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by Tricia G)

My Discovery of England


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"In the course of time a very considerable public feeling was aroused in the United States and Canada over this state of affairs. The l…

Short Story Collection Vol. 033


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 033: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy


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Humorous, ironic, and sometimes cynical observations of life in 1915 from Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by TriciaG)

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (version 2)


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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in 1912. It is generally considered to be on…

Behind the Beyond


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A collection containing a parody on Problem Plays, as well as humorous anecdotes from Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by Tricia…

Coffee Break Collection 20 -- Old Age


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The Librivox Coffee Break Collections are themed anthologies, selected and read by Librivox readers. Each short piece is fifteen minutes lon…

The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and Other Impossibil…


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More stories by Canadian Stephen Leacock. Some of these stories carry over characters introduced in Further Foolishness. Some stories are hu…

LibriVox 5th Anniversary Collection Vol. 1


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What do you do for a fifth anniversary? We decided to have a collection of short works with a difference. We challenged our readers to find …

Christmas Short Works Collection 2006


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LibriVox's 2006 Christmas Colletion containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a variety of L…

First World War Centenary Prose Collection Vol. I


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This collection of non-fiction and fiction, with its companion poetry collection, commemorates the outbreak of the First World War on 28th J…

A Christmas Miscellany


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A selection of eight short works, chapters, or poems about Christmas. - Summary by david wales

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 065


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. A review of William Carlos Williams' "Kora in Hell" by Robert McAlmon is one …

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 062


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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Volume 62 features several introspective essays: b…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 066


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Why Women Should Vote" (Jane Addams, 1910) is one of several selections devo…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 060


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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain independently chosen by the readers. Volume 60 features excerpts from two German philoso…

Short Story Collection Vol. 086


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A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. Old favorites, such as Oscar Wilde, Lord Dunsany, St…

The Garden Of Folly


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A 1924 collection of essays by the celebrated Canadian humorist, popular in the first half of the twentieth century throughout the English s…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2016


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This year's Christmas collection of short stories, poems and non-fiction features readings in English , French, Italian and Maori. Summary b…