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The Raven

Read by Chris Goringe


Edgar Allan Poe


Perhaps Edgar Allen Poe's most famous poem, the "Raven" is a macabre exploration of a man, his memories of Lenore, and the black b…

The Glugs of Gosh

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C. J. Dennis


First published in 1917, The Glugs of Gosh satirizes Australian life at the start of the twentieth century - but the absurdities it catalogs…

Clever Elsie

In Grimms' Fairy Tales

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Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm


A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the 1800s, this epitome of f…

Iron Hans

In Grimms' Fairy Tales

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Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm


A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the 1800s, this epitome of f…

Chapters 1-3

In Pride and Prejudice

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Jane Austen


Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It …

Chapters 32-33

In Pride and Prejudice

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Jane Austen


Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It …

Chapters 12-13

In Pride and Prejudice

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Jane Austen


Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It …

Chapter 12

In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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Lewis Carroll


In this children's classic, a girl named Alice follows falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy realm full of talking creatures. She attends …

Book 35

In Leaves of Grass

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Walt Whitman


American poet Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during…

The War of the Worlds - Book 1 - Chapter 13

In The War of the Worlds

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H. G. Wells


H. G. Wells wrote The War of the Worlds in 1898, when there was much speculation about life on the planet Mars. The book is considered to be…

The War of the Worlds - Book 1 - Chapter 02

In The War of the Worlds

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H. G. Wells


H. G. Wells wrote The War of the Worlds in 1898, when there was much speculation about life on the planet Mars. The book is considered to be…

Sonnets 51-60

In Shakespeare's Sonnets

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William Shakespeare


Shakespeare’s sonnets comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality.…

Chapters 22-24

In Psmith in the City

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P. G. Wodehouse


Mike’s dream of studying and playing cricket at Cambridge are thwarted as his father runs into financial difficulties. Instead, Mike takes …

Chapters 10-12

In Psmith in the City

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P. G. Wodehouse


Mike’s dream of studying and playing cricket at Cambridge are thwarted as his father runs into financial difficulties. Instead, Mike takes …

Version 3

In Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Visit From St. Nicholas)

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Clement Clarke Moore


Librivox volunteers bring you nine different readings of Clement C. Moore's 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, a weekly poetry project. (Summ…

Part 4 Ch. 2 The Fidgit's Story

In The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

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Hugh Lofting


Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting. He is a doctor who shuns human patients in fa…

Part 4 Ch. 1 Shellfish Languages Again

In The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

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Hugh Lofting


Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting. He is a doctor who shuns human patients in fa…

Part 4 Ch. 3 Bad Weather

In The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

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Hugh Lofting


Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting. He is a doctor who shuns human patients in fa…

Chapter 14

In The Mystery (LibriVox NaNoWriMo novel 2006)

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Librivox Volunteers


The idea was to write a whole novel in the month of November, based on the guidelines of the National Novel Writing Month. The twist is that…

Section 6

In An International Episode

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Henry James


Two men visting the US from London meet a pair of charming women who return the visit the following year in London. Romantic intrigues, misc…

Gaelic Blessing

In Wedding Poems

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Various


In honor of Kristin and Corey’s wedding (April 2006) we’ve recorded a selection of wedding-themed poems. Congratulations, you two!

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