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Kriloff's Fables

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Ivan Krylov

Herein is a collection of 86 fables translated into English from the 201 written by Kriloff. Some of Kriloff's fables are translations from …

Idle Days in Patagonia

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William Henry Hudson

Hudson traveled to Patagonia to study the birds, but shortly upon arrival accidentally shot himself in the knee, requiring a lengthy period …

Russian Fairy Tales

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William Ralston Shedden-Ralston

Russian Fairy Tales is an anthology of stories by a noted Russian scholar and translator. The 51 stories are thematically organized with int…

The Daughter of the Commandant

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Alexander Pushkin

"The Daughter of the Commandant" (better known as "The Captain's Daughter") is a historical novel by the Russian writer …

Peasant Tales of Russia

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Vasily Nemirovich-Danchenko

Collection of Russian peasant tales: "The Deserted Mine" - The key to saving the trapped miners is held by a man who hasn't spoken…


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Ivan Goncharov

Oblomov is the best known novel by Russian writer Ivan Goncharov, first published in 1859. Oblomov is also the central character of the nove…

A Hero of Our Time

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Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov

A Hero of Our Time is indeed a portrait, but not of one man. It is a portrait built up of all our generation's vices in full bloom. You will…

Poems from the Divan of Hafiz

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Hafiz and Hafez

Hafiz was a Persian poet. His collected works (Divan) are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature. While influenced by Islam, his mysti…

Modern Russian Poetry: An Anthology

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Varioustranslated Bybabette Deutsch

This volume...aims to present the lyrical poetry of Russian for the last hundred years by a selection of poems translated by the editors...T…

How a British Subject Became President of the United States

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Arthur P. Hinman

In 1880, the New York Times reported a curious story from St. Albans, Vermont, about a mysterious figure, an attorney and Democratic operati…

Alma 11-13

In The Book of Mormon

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Joseph Smith, Jr.

The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the Bible, used by Latter Day Saints. It is a record of God’s dealings with t…

04 - A Discourse Touching the Training of Children, part 2

In The Morals (Moralia), Book 1

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Plutarch and Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus

The Moralia (or The morals or Matters relating to customs and mores) is a work by the 1st-century Greek scholar Plutarch of Chaeronea. It is…

05 - Three Broken Threads

In The Hound of the Baskervilles (version 3)

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The desolate, treacherous Devon moors. A bloodcurdling legend of a ghastly hound from hell, haunting the Baskerville family for generations.…

True Culture - Read by KWD

In True Culture

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of True Culture by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 16, 2012…

John C. Calhoun

In Hidden Treasures

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Harry A. Lewis

"Some succeed while others fail. This is a recognized fact; yet history tells us that seven-tenths of our most successful men began lif…

Plumb Nauseated

In The Ten-foot Chain

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Max Brand and E. K. Means

True love can survive anything. Or can it? Four popular authors were lunching with an editor and the question came up: "What mental and…