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The Invisible Man

Read by Alex Foster


H. G. Wells


The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story…

Brief Sketch of the life of Mary Wollstonecraft (incl. letter)

In A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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Mary Wollstonecraft


Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, in which she argued that women are not naturally inferior…

Chapter 4-6

In Childhood

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Leo Tolstoy


Childhood, published in 1852, is the first novel in Leo Tolstoy’s autobiographical trilogy, which also includes Boyhood, and Youth. Publishe…

Christmas

In Old Christmas

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irving_w and Washington Irving


A tale of the quaint and old English traditions of celebrating Christmas. Irving travels to the English countryside and meets an old schoolm…

Chapter 23

In A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

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Jules Verne


Journey to the Interior of the Earth is an 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre d…

Letter to American Boys

In Short Story Collection Vol. 008

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George MacDonald


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 008: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Chapter 19

In War and Peace, Book 01: 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,…

10 - Die Heimkehr 1823 - 1824, Teil 2

In Buch der Lieder

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Heinrich Heine


Nicht ohne Befangenheit übergebe ich der Lesewelt den erneueten Abdruck dieses Buches. Es hat mir die größte Überwindun…

The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle

In Short Story Collection Vol. 021

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection Vol.021: A collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox memb…

The Reeve's Tale

In The Canterbury Tales

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Geoffrey Chaucer


The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the…

07 - Chapter 8

In Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

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Mary Shelley


A student discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates the monster Frankenstein. Rejected by soc…