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Walden

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Henry David Thoreau


Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s lif…

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Henry David Thoreau


Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau. Published in 1849 under the title Resistance to Civil Government, it expressed Thorea…

Scaramouche

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Rafael Sabatini


Scaramouche is a romantic adventure and tells the story of a young aristocrat during the French Revolution. His successive endeavors as a la…

Tam O'Shanter

In Short Poetry Collection 074

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Robert Burns


This is a collection of poems for the month of December 2008.

Chapter 1

In The Call of the Wild

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Jack London


In this novel (often mistakenly classified a children’s book) the main protagonist Buck, a St. Bernard/Collie mix, is abducted and sold to a…

Version 3

In A Noiseless Patient Spider

Read by Gord Mackenzie


whitman_w and Walt Whitman


LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different readings of Walt Whitman’s A Noiseless Patient Spider, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by An…

Version 1

In In Flanders Fields

Read by Gord Mackenzie


mccrae_j and John Mccrae


LibriVox volunteers bring you seven different readings of John McCrae’s In Flanders Fields, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Colem…

Part 2 Chapter 4

In Notes from the Underground

Read by Gord Mackenzie


dostoyevsky_f and Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s short masterpiece about a ranting, slightly mad civil servant. The stylistic inventiveness, and the insights into the a…

Tiger, The (Experience)

In Songs of Innocence and Experience

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William Blake


William Blake’s volume of poetry entitled Songs of Innocence and Experience is the embodiment of his belief that innocence and experience we…

Version 3

In Sonnet 023

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shakespeare and William Shakespeare


LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different readings of William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 23, a weekly poetry project.(Summary by Annie Coleman…

Sonnets 61-70

In Shakespeare's Sonnets

Read by Gord Mackenzie


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.…

Being Wanted

In Five Children and It

Read by Gord Mackenzie


nesbit_e and E. Nesbit


This delightful novel begins when a family of five children moves from London to the English countryside. While playing in a gravel pit soon…