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Told after Supper

Read by Ruth Golding


Jerome K. Jerome


It is Christmas Eve, and the narrator, his uncle and sundry other local characters are sitting round the fire drinking copious quantities of…

The Regent

Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)


Arnold Bennett


'The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel.Denry Machin is now forty-th…

The Chronicles of Clovis

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Saki


This is the third collection of short stories by Saki, following on from “Reginald” and “Reginald in Russia”. Although some of the stories h…

Fat Vampire

Read by Johnny B. Truant


Johnny B. Truant


When overweight treadmill salesman Reginald Baskin finally meets a co-worker who doesn't make fun of him, it's just his own bad luck that te…

Physiologie du jour de l'an

Read by Ezwa


Louis Couailhac


Premier de l'an, jour si triste pour les uns, si beau pour les autres, je vais essayer d'esquisser ta physionomie ; et je te traiterai aussi…

The Genial Idiot

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John Kendrick Bangs


John Kendrick Bangs once again takes us on a journey with the loveable, but somewhat self-opinionated and irritating Mr Idiot. (Summary by M…

Lines on The Mermaid Tavern

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John Keats


LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Lines on The Mermaid Tavern by John Keats. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August…

Doctor Wortle's School

Read by Angel5


Anthony Trollope


Anthony Trollope’s fortieth novel, published in 1881, concerns a respectable Christian boys’ school whose proprietor unknowingly hires a wom…

Nous deux

Read by Ezwa


Paul Bilhaud


« Riquette et Riquet s'aiment, c'est là l'important. Que voudriez-vous savoir de plus ? Comment ils se sont connus ? Où …

Psmith, Journalist

Read by Psuke Bariah


P. G. Wodehouse


Psmith takes over editing a paper while the usual editor is away on vacation. He takes on a local slum lord, and divers alarums ensue. (desc…

The One-Hoss Shay

Read by Laurie Anne Walden


Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


This is a small collection of whimsical poems by the American physician and author Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. "The Deacon's Masterpiec…

Winter (Shakespeare)

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William Shakespeare


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Winter by William Shakespeare. This poem is from "Love's Labour's Lost". This was t…

The Rivals

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Richard Brinsley Sheridan


The play is set in Bath in the 18th century, a town legendary for conspicuous consumption and fashion at the time. Wealthy, fashionable peop…

Measure For Measure

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William Shakespeare


Generally considered one of Shakespeare's problem plays, Measure for Measure examines the ideas of sin and justice. Duke Vincentio turns Vie…

Christmas Comes but Once a Year

Read by Ruth Golding


John Leighton


A Christmas tale of John Brown's ghastly family (suburban snobs), Captain Bonaventure de Camp and his equally awful brood (a dubious crew), …

Hedda Gabler

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Henrik Ibsen


Hedda Gabler is a play first published in 1890 by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. In it, Hedda Gabler, daughter of an aristocratic Genera…

The Purging Of Ruen

Read by Thomas Corfield


Thomas Corfield


When assigned to determine the cause of brewing tensions in the exclusive seaside city of Ruen, Oscar Teabag-Dooven discovers it’s on the br…

The Coming of Bill (or: Their Mutual Child; or: The White Hope)

Read by Don W. Jenkins


P. G. Wodehouse


The Coming of Bill tells the story of Kirk Winfield, his marriage to Ruth, and their child called Bill. Bill's upbringing is threatened by t…

The Merchant Adventurer

Read by Patrick E. McLean


Patrick E. McLean


After countless heroes fail to overcome an evil Wizard, Boltac, humble shopkeeper, must answer the Call of Adventure and save his home and t…

The Mirror Of Kong Ho

Read by David Wales


Ernest Bramah


This 1905 tongue-in-cheek book is ostensibly the letters of a dutiful son to his Chinese father describing his encounter with and experience…

The Proposal

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Anton Chekhov


The Proposal is a one act comic farce by Anton Chekhov. In Chekhov's Russia, marriage was a means of economic stability for most people. The…

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