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The Tragedy of the Korosko

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was a British author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally con…

Faust I

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend; a highly successful scholar, but also dissatisfied with his life, and so makes a deal w…

Anna Karenina, Book 6

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Leo Tolstoy


Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfol…

Iphigenia in Tauris (Murray Translation)

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Euripides


The apparent sacrifice of Iphigenia at Aulis by her own father Agamemnon was forestalled by the godness Artemis, who by an adroit sleight of…

Ivanov

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Anton Chekhov


Nicolai (anglicised Nicholas in this translation) Ivanov, a middle-aged public servant, is unhappy. His wife Anna, disinherited by her famil…

Mary Stuart

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Friedrich Schiller


Schiller's tragedy depicts the final days of Mary, Queen of Scots, who has been imprisoned by her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I, because of her …

Alexander's Bridge

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Willa Sibert Cather


Bartley Alexander is a construction engineer and world-renowned builder of bridges going through what's known today (but not in 1912) as a m…

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

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Christopher Marlowe


The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, normally known simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the Faust story,…

Macbeth

Read by Victor Villarraza


William Shakespeare


Macbeth cuenta una historia de crimen y castigo entreverada de brujería y elementos sobrenaturales. Amparado en las engañosas …

Electra (Murray Translation)

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Euripides


Electra (the Unmated One) is eaten up with hatred of her mother Clytemnestra and stepfather Aegisthus for their murder of her father Agamemn…

Anna Karenina (Dole translation)

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Leo Tolstoy


Two love stories are set against the backdrop of high society in Tsarist Russia. Anna awakes from a loveless marriage to find herself drawn …

The Prussian Officer

Read by Cate Barratt


D. H. Lawrence


The collection of short stories - of which The Prussian Officer is one - was Lawrence’s first such book. A German officer and his orderly ar…

The Parasite

Read by Carl Vonnoh, III


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Being a physiologist, Austin Gilroy is unconvinced that the occult is real. His friend Professor Wilson, however, is not only convinced that…

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson (Version 2)

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


It was published in 1893–1894 by Century Magazine in seven installments, and is a detective story with some racial themes. The plot of this …

Anthem for Doomed Youth

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Wilfred Owen


LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 different recordings of Anthem for Doomed Youth, by Wilfred Owen, in honor of Veteran’s Day, Remembrance Da…

Richard III

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William Shakespeare


Richard III is an early history play probably written and performed around 1592-93. It is the culmination of Shakespeare's earlier three pla…

Erdgeist

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Frank Wedekind


Erdgeist ist eine 1895 publizierte Tragödie in vier Aufzügen von Frank Wedekind. Uraufgeführt wurde sie am 25. Februar 1898 i…

La Bohème

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Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica


In 1830s Paris, four struggling Bohemian artists: the poet Rodolfo, the painter Marcello, the musician Schaunard, and the philosopher Collin…

Coriolanus

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William Shakespeare


Shakespeare was passionately interested in the history of Rome, as is evident from plays like Titus Andronicus, Julius Caesar, and Antony an…

The Bacchae

Read by Tony Addison


Euripides


Euripides' Bacchae tells of Dionysus, the God, come to the city of Thebes, there to drive mad those who refuse participation in his ecstatic…

Philoctetes

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Sophocles


Sophocles' play recounts an episode from the Trojan War, in which the wily Odysseus and Achilles' son Neoptolemus travel to a remote island …

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