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Robinson Crusoe

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Daniel Defoe


Daniel Defoe’s The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner (1719) is considered by many the first English…

The Sea Hawk

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Rafael Sabatini


The Sea Hawk is a novel by Rafael Sabatini, originally published in 1915. The story is set in the late 16th century, and concerns a Cornish …

The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers and United States Army Corps Of Engineers


This is the official report, published nearly 11 months after the first and only atomic bombings in history (to date), of a group of militar…

A Journal of the Plague Year

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Daniel Defoe


The novel is a fictionalised account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The boo…

The Life, Adventures & Piracies of Captain Singleton

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Daniel Defoe


The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is a "bipartite adventure story whose first half covers a traversal…

The Story of the Three Little Pigs

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


L. Leslie Brooke


This version of the classic tale of the three pigs, their houses and a wolf, published in 1904, has a new twist in its second half. This rec…

Robinson Crusoe Written Anew for Children

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Daniel Defoe


Adaptation of the story of Robinson Crusoe for grammar school children. Tells how the shipwrecked sailor makes a new life for himself on the…

Joseph Andrews

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Henry Fielding


"Joseph Andrews ... was the first published full-length novel of the English author and magistrate Henry Fielding, and indeed among the…

The Storm

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Daniel Defoe


The Storm (1704) holds a special place in the writings of Daniel Defoe. Widely considered a founding document of modern journalism, The Sto…

The House that Jack Built

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Unknown


"The House that Jack Built" is a standard of juvenile literature that delights children and adults alike with the increasingly len…

Plan and Preface to a Dictionary of English

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Samuel Johnson


The published dictionary was a huge book: with pages nearly 1½ feet tall and 20 inches wide, it contained 42,773 words; it also sold …

Rock A Bye Library: A Book of Fables

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Unknown


A book of short fables with morals. (Summary by DSayers)

Denslow's Three Bears

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W. W. Denslow


This version of the classic tale of the three bears has a heroine named Golden Hair. The jolly bears, instead of chasing her away from their…

My Mark Twain

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William Dean Howells


William Dean Howells (1837-1920) became fast friends with Mark Twain from the moment in 1869 when Twain strode into the office of The Atlant…

Robinson Crusoe in Words of One Syllable

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Daniel Defoe


Mary Godolphin was the pseudonym of Lucy Aikin who undertook translating great literature into single-syllable words so that young readers c…

The Curtezan Unmasked

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Anonymous


"The Curtezan unmasked or, the Whoredomes of Jezebel Painted to the Life: With Antidotes against them, or Heavenly Julips to cool Men i…

Baby's Own Aesop

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Walter Crane


"Baby's Own Aesop" presents the fables as one-stanza limericks, each "pictorially pointed" by Walter Crane, the noted pa…

The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Henry Fielding


This novel is sometimes thought of as [Fielding's] first because he almost certainly began composing it before he wrote Shamela and Joseph A…

The History of Robinson Crusoe

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Anonymous


A 6-page digest of Defoe's famous work for young readers (Summary by Dennis Sayers)

The Slant Book

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Peter Newell


This recording of Peter Newell’s The Slant Book (1910) kicks off voiced renderings by LibriVox of public domain books in the International C…

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