LibriVox's Most Wanted poetry collection


Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(4.2 stars; 21 reviews)

Have you ever suggested a book for recording by LibriVox only to be told by some good-for-nothing admin that it can't be done because it's not in the Public Domain in the US? Then this project is dedicated to you. It consists of ten early Public Domain poems by some of the authors mention of whose most popular works is most likely to come in close proximity to the word "sorry" in the LV forums.

Included are: JRR Tolkien, Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Dorothy L Sayers, CS Lewis, William Faulkner, Kahlil Gibran, DH Lawrence, Robert Graves and Ernest Hemingway.

(Summary by Carl Manchester)

(0 hr 31 min)

Chapters

Goblin Feet 2:20 Read by Kim Stich
Kitchener 3:10 Read by Algy Pug
Mole 0:55 Read by Maria Grazia Tundo
The House of the Soul: Lay 12:08 Read by Joyce Martin
De Profundis 2:17 Read by Joyce Martin
Une Ballade des dames perdues 1:28 Read by Kim Stich
The Dying Man and the Vulture 2:13 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Cynics and Romantics 1:44 Read by Rhonda Federman
Snake 5:10 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Ultimately 0:30 Read by Joyce Martin

Reviews

LibriVox's Most Wanted poetry collection

(3.5 stars)

enjoyed

Unusual and Unique

(4 stars)

A surprising but entertaining collection, demonstrating that some of our favorite prose writers could turn a hand to poetry as well.