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A Dark Night's Work

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


Love, murder and class commentary in Mrs Gaskell's usual brilliant style! This novel was originally serialised and published by Charles Dick…

Uncle's Dream

Read by Greg Giordano


Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Uncle’s Dream by Fyodor Dostoyevsky was written following his five year exile to Siberia where he was sent to serve in a hard labor camp. F…

L' undecimo comandamento

Read by paolo67


Anton Giulio Barrili


La tranquillità di una cittadina di provincia, il progetto di uno zelante sottoprefetto e la vita sentimentale della signorina Adele …

The Old Curiosity Shop (version 3)

Read by Hamlet


Charles Dickens


Nell and her elderly grandfather must flee from home after losing their shop and home to the evil Mr. Quilp. Her good-for-nothing brother, c…

The Brothers Karamazov (version 2)

Read by Tony Addison


Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Described as the Great Book of Wonders by Arthur Miller, this everyday tale of fraternal affection, sibling rivalry, obsession, lust, parric…

Manon Lescaut

Read by Mary Bard


Abbé Prévost


Published in 1731, Manon Lescaut (on which the Puccini opera is based) takes as its themes passionate, tragic love, and redemption through s…

La Señora de Bovary

Read by Victor Villarraza


Gustave Flaubert


La soñadora Emma, una joven de provincias casada con Charles Bovary, quien la ama pero es incapaz de comprenderla y satisfacerla, bus…

A Lear of the Steppes, etc.

Read by Lee Smalley


Ivan Turgenev


This book contains three novellas by one of the major writers of Russian literature. The first, A LEAR OF THE STEPPES, is a brilliant re-ima…

Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji)

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Murasaki Shikibu


The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari) is a classic work of Japanese literature attributed to the Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu in the …

The Liar

Read by Deborah Percy


Henry James


A successful painter reconnects with the woman he once loved during a visit to an English country house. His surprise is great when he learn…

Bartleby the Scrivener, A Story of Wall Street.

Read by Bob Tassinari


Herman Melville


"Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a short story by Herman Melville. The story first appeared, anonymously, in Pu…

Over the Hills and Far Away: A Story of New Zealand

Read by Lewis Fletcher


Charlotte Evans


One of the very first New Zealand novels, Over the Hills and Far Away is a heavily romanticised tale of a woman's journey from England to Ot…

Los pazos de Ulloa

Read by Mongope


Emilia Pardo Bazán


Los pazos de Ulloa es una novela de Emilia Pardo Bazán (1851-1921) publicada por primera vez en 1886. Se trata, dentro del realismo l…

Farewell

Read by Martin Geeson


Honoré de Balzac


In his startling and tragic novella Farewell (‘Adieu’), Balzac adds to the 19th century’s literature of the hysterical woman: sequestered, c…

God's fool

Read by Anna Simon


Maarten Maartens


At the age of nine, Elias Lossell becomes deaf and blind from an accident. Communication with him becomes difficult, and mentally, he never …

A Daughter Of The Vine

Read by Lynne T


Gertrude Atherton


We are introduced to Englishman Dudley Thorpe on the evening of his arrival in California. At a ball, he is introduced to several belles, in…

Dombey and Son (version 2)

Read by Cynthia Lyons (1946-2011)


Charles Dickens


Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company…

Das Kloster bei Sendomir

Read by Availle


Franz Grillparzer


Zwei Ritter treffen spät in der Nacht im Kloster von Sendomir ein und bitten dort um Unterschlupf, der ihnen gewährt wird. Von ein…

Germinal

Read by VfkaBT


Émile Zola


This epic about French coal miners and the burgeoning labor movement is considered one of Zola's finest novels. - Summary by Matt Pierard

Michael Kohlhaas (Version 2)

Read by Hans Hafen


Heinrich von Kleist


Die Novelle spielt in der Mitte des 16. Jahrhunderts und handelt vom Pferdehändler Michael Kohlhaas, der gegen ein Unrecht, das man ihm…

Sterben

Read by Ramona Deininger-Schnabel


Arthur Schnitzler


Felix, Hypochonder und Patient bei seinem Freund, dem Arzt Alfred, hält sich für todsterbenskrank. Also will er Gewissheit und hol…

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