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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…


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)

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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…


Read by Richard Kilmer

O. Henry

A collection of short stories. - Summary by Richard Kilmer


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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…

Caliban by the Yellow Sands

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Percy Mackaye

Caliban, the primitive, savage son of the witch Sycorax and the evil frog-tiger god Setebos, seeks to obtain knowledge and become civilized …

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 …

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