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Idomen, or The Vale of Yumuri

Read by Grant Hurlock


Maria Gowen Brooks


Idomen (1843) is the creative-nonfiction memoir of the beautiful and brilliant American poetess Maria Gowen Brooks, who was compared in the …

Helping Himself, or Grant Thornton's Ambition

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Horatio Alger, Jr.


Helping Himself, or Grant Thornton's Ambition deals with the grit and determination of Grant, a 15 year old farmer's boy whose father is dea…

Stalky & Co.

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Rudyard Kipling


Rudyard Kipling published Stalky & Co. in 1899. Set at an English boarding school in a seaside town on the North Devon coast. (The town,…

Lore of Proserpine

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Maurice Henry Hewlett


If a thing is not sensibly true it may be morally so. If it is not phenomenally true it may be so substantially. And it is possible that one…

The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, Part 2

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Charles E. Flandrau


A series of stories written by Judge Charles E. Flandrau "at different times during his long residence in the Northwest, which embrace …

Mr. Harrison's Confessions

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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


It is asserted that the inspiration for Elizabeth Gaskell's marvellous stories of Cranford was her childhood home of Knutsford, a small tow…

Het Leven van Hillegonda Buisman - deel 2

Read by Marcel Coenders


Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.


Een levensbeschrijving van de ideale Hollandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw. Deel 2: In dit deel maakt Hillegonda aanstalten om te …

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

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James Weldon Johnson


Johnson's only novel, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, was originally published anonymously in 1912. It is a fictional novel written …

Studies in the Art of Rat-Catching

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Henry C. Barkley


This book is often described as an instruction manual on the subject of rat-catching. It does indeed contain a good deal about rats, ferrets…

Rezanov

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Gertrude Atherton


This novel by the prolific Californian author Gertrude Horn Atherton is based on the real life story of Nikolai Rezanov, a man who, in 1806,…

The Bishop's Apron

Read by Lee Smalley


W. Somerset Maugham


"Canon Spratte saw himself as he thought others might see him: mediocre, pompous, self-assertive, verbose." Maugham could have add…

Der Chancellor

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Jules Verne


Der Chancellor ist eines von Jules Vernes ungewöhnlichsten Werken. Es erzählt vom Untergang eines Schiffes in Form eines Tagebuche…

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (version 2)

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James Weldon Johnson


The story of a biracial man living in the deep south after the reconstruction era. He is young and talented. Yet, in order for him to avoid …

The Rise of David Levinsky

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Abraham Cahan


Coming to New York from the Russian Empire, Abraham Cahan founded the Jewish Daily Forward to help Yiddish-speaking immigrants adjust to lif…

A Rogue's Life

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Wilkie Collins


"[T]he story offers the faithful reflection of a very happy time in my past life. It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens f…

Mary Cary, Frequently Martha

Read by Jan MacGillivray


Kate Langley Bosher


"My name is Mary Cary. I live in the Yorkburg Female Orphan Asylum. You may think nothing happens in an Orphan Asylum. It does. The orp…

Rilla of Ingleside (version 3 Dramatic version)

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Lucy Maud Montgomery


Anne of Green Gables is all grown up and married, and this is the story of her daughter “Rilla”, named for the indomitable Marilla Cuthbert …

Lebenssucher

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Lily Braun


Lily Braun, geboren als Amalie von Kretschmann, in erster Ehe Lily von Gizycki, (* 2. Juli 1865 in Halberstadt; † 9. August 1916 in Berlin) …

The Moon and Sixpence (version 2)

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W. Somerset Maugham


The Moon and Sixpence is a 1919 short novel by William Somerset Maugham based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told in …

Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph

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Frances Sheridan


Sidney and Cecilia are best childhood friends who are forced to part for 5 years. In that interval, Sidney Bidulph - an undoubtedly good and…

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