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Brain Twister

Read by Catharine Eastman


Laurence M. Janifer


"Mark Phillips" is, or are, two writers: Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer. Their joint pen-name, derived from their middle …

The Shadows

Read by Catharine Eastman


George MacDonald


"Old Ralph Rinkelmann made his living by comic sketches, and all but lost it again by tragic poems. So he was just the man to be chosen…

Two Poe Tales

Read by Catharine Eastman


Edgar Allan Poe


Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his famous short horror stories; however, horror is not the only genre in which he wrote. How To Write a B…

The Food of the Gods, and How It Came to Earth (version 2)

Read by Catharine Eastman


H. G. Wells


Mr. Bensington and Professor Redwood have invented a substance that causes living things to grow - and grow - and grow! As their experiment…

Dream Days

Read by Catharine Eastman


Kenneth Grahame


Dream Days is a collection of children's fiction and reminiscences of childhood written by Kenneth Grahame. A sequel to Grahame's 1895 colle…

Sylvie and Bruno Concluded

Read by Catharine Eastman


Lewis Carroll


Sylvie and Bruno Concluded continues the adventures of the many characters in the previous volume Sylvie and Bruno. The fairy-children Sylvi…

Struwwelpeter

Read by Catharine Eastman


Heinrich Hoffmann


Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter) is an illustrated collection of humorous children’s poems describing ludicrous and usually violent punishment…

Chapter 15

In The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Read by Catharine Eastman


Rudolf Erich Raspe


The stories about Münchhausen were first collected and published by an anonymous author in 1781. An English version was published in Lo…

04 - The Pie-shop in Bell Yard

In The String of Pearls

Read by Catharine Eastman


Author Unknown


The tale of Sweeney Todd has had many incarnations, most famously the stage and movie musical by Stephen Sondheim. But it all started in 184…

06-2 - Bahia Blanca to Buenos Ayres

In The Voyage of the Beagle

Read by Catharine Eastman


Charles Darwin


The book, also known as Darwin's Journal of Researches, is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal…

The Advent of the Angles: Causes Which Led to the Rehabilitation of Britain on …

In Comic History of England

Read by Catharine Eastman


Bill Nye


Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye (1850 – 1896) was a distinguished American journalist, who later became widely known as a humorist. Jim “jimmowatt” …

The Day of Resurrection (translated by J.M. Neale)

In Hymns of the Christian Church

Read by Catharine Eastman


St. John of Damascus and Saint John of Damascus


A collection of classic Christian hymns spanning the centuries. Some LibriVox volunteers read the hymns; others sung them. (Summary by Leon…

10 - Chapter 9 - They are Afraid of Udo

In Once on a Time

Read by Catharine Eastman


A. A. Milne


When the King of Barodia receives a pair of seven-league boots as a birthday present, his habit of flying over the King of Euralia's castle …

Chapter 33

In The Humbugs of the World

Read by Catharine Eastman


P. T. Barnum


P. T. Barnum exposes some of the chief humbugs of the world with his usual entertaining style. He looks at medicine and quacks, ghosts, witc…

Dirge for Two Veterans read by Catharine Eastman

In Dirge for Two Veterans

Read by Catharine Eastman


Walt Whitman


In celebration of Memorial Day in the United States, 2007, LibriVox volunteers bring you twelve different recordings of Dirge for Two Vetera…

A Harvesting

In The Golden Age

Read by Catharine Eastman


Kenneth Grahame


The Golden Age is a collection of reminiscences of childhood, written by Kenneth Grahame and originally published in book form in 1895, in L…