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Anna Karenina, Book 1

Read by Kirsten Ferreri


Leo Tolstoy


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

The Practice of the Presence of God

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Brother Lawrence


The Practice of the Presence of God is a collection of letters and transcriptions of conversations, compiled by a disciple of Brother Lawren…

On Loving God

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Saint Bernard Of Clairvaux


On Loving God is one of the best-known and most influential works of Medieval Christian mysticism. Written at the request of one of the card…

The Leavenworth Case

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Anna Katharine Green


Anna Katharine Green was one of the first female mystery writers to publish under her own name. She was never very successful as an author, …

The Tales of Chekhov Vol. 01

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Anton Chekhov


This is the first of thirteen volumes of Anton Chekhov's short stories, translated by Constance Garnett.Anton Chekhov was a Russian doctor w…

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (abridged)

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Lewis Carroll


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a work of children's literature by the English mathematician and author, the Reverend Charles Lutwidge D…

Sonnets from the Portuguese

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Sonnets from the Portuguese, written ca. 1845–1846 and first published in 1850, is a collection of forty-four love sonnets written by Elizab…

From The Temple

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George Herbert


George Herbert was a country minister, and a protégé of the great metaphysical poet John Donne. In The Temple, Herbert combine…

26 - Owen Ford's Confession

In Anne's House of Dreams

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Lucy Maud Montgomery


Anne's House of Dreams is book five in the series, and chronicles Anne's early married life, as she and her childhood sweetheart Gilbert Bly…

Wherein Mr. Peter Magnus grows jealous, and the middle-aged Lady apprehensive, …

In The Pickwick Papers

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Charles Dickens


The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, better known as The Pickwick Papers, is the first novel by Charles Dickens. Written for publicat…

Ophelia - Read by KF

In Ophelia

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Walter de la Mare and Walter De La Mare


Ophelia, poem of the week for February 25, 2007; read here by twelve of our readers. This was published in 1920 in "Collected Poems 19…

Chapter 9, part 3-5

In A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol I

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John Bagnell Bury


J.B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it was such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third editio…

Chapter 2: Adam, Part 6

In The Legends of the Jews, Volume 1

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Louis Ginzberg


Rabbi Louis Ginzberg was one of the outstanding Talmudists of the twentieth century. He was born on November 28, 1873, in Kovno, Lithuania; …

Chapter 16

In War and Peace, Book 03: 1805

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Leo Tolstoy


War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy,…