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Futility: A Novel on Russian Themes

Read by Margaret Espaillat


William Alexander Gerhardi


From the preface written by Edith Wharton: Then I fell upon Futility. Some one said: “It's another new novel about Russia” –and every one of…

Ein verbummelter Student

Read by Rainer


Gustav Sack


"Ein verbummelter Student" ist ein autobiographisch geprägtes Werk von Gustav Sack (1885-1916), einem heute fast vergessenen,…

Liliecrona's Home

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)


Selma Lagerlöf


Liliecrona's Home was published in Sweden 1911, translated into English by Anna Harwell and published in London in 1913. The story is set in…

Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness!

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)


Selma Lagerlöf


“Thy Soul shall bear Witness” (Körkarlen) by the Swedish Nobel Laureate Selma Lagerlöf is a kind of spooky Novel. It was first pub…

Human Toll

Read by Kirsty Leishman


Barbara Baynton


Ursula (Ursie) Ewart, orphaned as a young child, is sent away from her home in the Australian bush. While Ursie was previously doted on by s…

Il giornalino di Gian Burrasca

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Luigi Bertelli


Il giornalino di Gian Burrasca is a novel sited in Tuscany (Italy). It was written by Vamba (Luigi Bertelli’s pseudonym) in 1907 and publish…

Sisters

Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)


Ada Cambridge


Ada Cambridge (November 21, 1844 - July 19, 1926), later known as Ada Cross, was an English born Australian writer. While she gained recogni…

Thurley Ruxton

Read by Paul Hansen


Philip Verrill Mighels


This is a rags to riches romance about an exceedingly beautiful, poor, young girl (Thurley Ruxton) who is mentored by one of New York’s elit…

Betty Baird

Read by Holly Jenson


Anna Hamlin Weikel


This is the first book in the Betty Baird Series of boarding school books, a genre which was popular among young girls in the early 1900s. O…

こころ (Kokoro)

Read by ekzemplaro


Sōseki Natsume


語り手は、鎌倉の海岸で、先生と知り合いになる。東京に戻ってからも度々、先生の家を訪ねた。先生は、苦悩持っていた。先生の友人Kが、先生が若い頃に自殺をした。先生は、毎月、その友人の墓を訪ねていた。  語り手が、大学を卒業し、父の病の為に帰省したままで、東京に戻れない時、先生からの遺…

Whirligigs

Read by Richard Kilmer


O. Henry


A collection of short stories. - Summary by Richard Kilmer

Juha

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Juhani Aho


Juha on Juhani Ahon vuonna 1911 ilmestynyt romaani. Sitä pidetään yhtenä kirjailijansa merkittävimmistä teoksi…

The House Behind the Cedars

Read by James K. White


Charles Waddell Chesnutt


In this, Chesnutt's first novel, he tells the tragic story of love set against a backdrop of racism, miscegenation and “passing” during the …

The Garden of Eden

Read by Richard Kilmer


Max Brand


Ben Connor is a gambler who knows horses. He goes out west to get away from the gambling life he has been leading in New York. There he di…

Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

Read by Kirsty Leishman


Rosa Campbell Praed


Following a failed love affair in England, Lady Bridget O'Hara accepts an invitation to travel to colonial Australia as companion to Lady Ro…

The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories

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Charles Weathers Bump


A collection of offbeat stories. Some are a bit out of the ordinary as suggested by the title story about a freshwater mermaid; some are not…

Windy McPherson's Son

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Sherwood Anderson


Windy McPherson's Son is the story of Sam McPherson's rise in the world of business and search for emotional enlightenment in later life. Mc…

Rainbow Valley (version 2)

Read by Karen Savage


Lucy Maud Montgomery


The story moves from Anne and Gilbert to their six children, and their new neighbours, the children of the new Presbyterian minister. - Summ…

Simon the Jester

Read by Simon Evers


William John Locke


Simon de Gex, a wealthy and successful MP, is diagnosed with a terminal illness and decides to use his last few months using his wealth and …

Summer

Read by Robin Cotter


Edith Wharton


The story is one of only two novels by Wharton to be set in New England. The novel details the sexual awakening of its protagonist, Charity …

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