Little Journeys to the Homes of Good Men and Great


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(5 stars; 3 reviews)

Elbert Hubbard visits the homes of authors, politicians, poets, philosophers and other prestigious people. If they are still living he speaks with them about their work. If they are dead he reflects on how their surroundings may have influenced them. These short essays are part biography, part interview and part pontification of Hubbard's opinion of the subject and their oeuvre.

In this volume he reflects on his own life, as well as on those of George Eliot, Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, William E. Gladstone, J.M.W. Turner, Jonathan Swift, Walt Whitman, Victor Hugo, William Wordsworth, William M. Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Oliver Goldsmith, William Shakespeare and Thomas A. Edison.
- Summary by Lucy Perry

This is Volume 1 in a series of 14 books.

(8 hr 4 min)

Chapters

Publisher's Preface 6:00 Read by Mike Pelton
Autobiographical, Part 1 17:33 Read by Mike Pelton
Autobiographical, Part 2 16:30 Read by Mike Pelton
Autobiographical, Part 3 15:21 Read by Mike Pelton
George Eliot, Part 1 11:25 Read by Lynne T
George Eliot, Part 2 15:09 Read by Lynne T
Thomas Carlyle, Part 1 16:53 Read by Mike Pelton
Thomas Carlyle, Part 2 13:04 Read by Garth Burton
John Ruskin, Part 1 8:14 Read by ToddHW
John Ruskin, Part 2 12:57 Read by ToddHW
William E. Gladstone, Part 1 14:38 Read by Mike Pelton
William E. Gladstone, Part 2 13:31 Read by Mike Pelton
J.M.W. Turner, Part 1 14:55 Read by Mike Pelton
J.M.W. Turner, Part 2 16:16 Read by Mike Pelton
Jonathan Swift, Part 1 14:24 Read by Mike Pelton
Jonathan Swift, Part 2 13:59 Read by Mike Pelton
Walt Whitman, Part 1 14:00 Read by Luke Sartor
Walt Whitman, Part 2 22:02 Read by Luke Sartor
Victor Hugo, Part 1 14:29 Read by KHand
Victor Hugo, Part 2 18:51 Read by KHand
William Wordsworth, Part 1 11:51 Read by Lynne T
William Wordsworth, Part 2 13:58 Read by Lynne T
William M. Thackeray, Part 1 13:01 Read by Mike Pelton
William M. Thackeray, Part 2 11:27 Read by Mike Pelton
Charles Dickens, Part 1 15:47 Read by Denise Nordell
Charles Dickens, Part 2 16:05 Read by Denise Nordell
Oliver Goldsmith, Part 1 26:01 Read by Luke Sartor
Oliver Goldsmith, Part 2 21:49 Read by Luke Sartor
William Shakespeare, Part 1 12:30 Read by Erin Schellhase
William Shakespeare, Part 2 14:46 Read by Erin Schellhase
Thomas A. Edison, Part 1 16:49 Read by TriciaG
Thomas A. Edison, Part 2 20:30 Read by TriciaG

Reviews

Great book, sincerely wish for more !

(5 stars)

Nice collection of stories, makes me wish for more in this unique pattern.