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Our Parish 2: The Curate, the Old Lady, the Half-Pay Captain

In Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People

Read by Peter Yearsley


Charles Dickens


Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens in 1836 accompanied by illustrations by George Cruikshank. It c…

Our Parish 6: The Ladies' Societies

In Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People

Read by Peter Yearsley


Charles Dickens


Sketches by Boz is a collection of short pieces published by Charles Dickens in 1836 accompanied by illustrations by George Cruikshank. It c…

Jazz Fantasia - Read by PY

In Jazz Fantasia

Read by Peter Yearsley


Carl Sandburg


As our weekly poem of 30-July-2006, “Jazz Fantasia” was a special challenge because it isn’t just about jazz, it IS jazz. The rhythm is cent…

The Revenge of Rain-In-The-Face

In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection Vol. 001

Read by Peter Yearsley


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


A collection to celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 200th birthday, on 27th February, 2007.

The Siege of Kazan

In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection Vol. 001

Read by Peter Yearsley


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


A collection to celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 200th birthday, on 27th February, 2007.

Will Ever the Dear Days Come Back Again?

In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection Vol. 001

Read by Peter Yearsley


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


A collection to celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 200th birthday, on 27th February, 2007.

The Grave, from the Saxon

In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection Vol. 001

Read by Peter Yearsley


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


A collection to celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 200th birthday, on 27th February, 2007.

A Textbook of Assaying for the Use of Those Connected with Mines; Chapter 6

In Insomnia Collection Vol. 001

Read by Peter Yearsley


Various


Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Amalfi

In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection Vol. 001

Read by Peter Yearsley


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


A collection to celebrate Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 200th birthday, on 27th February, 2007.

The Sleeper - Read by PY

In The Sleeper

Read by Peter Yearsley


Edgar Allan Poe


Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his ta…

The Rockery

In The Stoneground Ghost Tales

Read by Peter Yearsley


Edmund Gill Swain


The Stoneground Ghost Tales is a collection of nine short stories set in and around a church and parish on the edge of England's fen country…

Cat and Mouse in Partnership

In Household Tales

Read by Peter Yearsley


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm


The complete Brothers Grimm stories, as translated directly from the German. Some of the stories will be familiar such as The Frog Prince, R…

From don Felipe to Louise – in L 15 of Letters of Two Brides

In Love Letter Collection 2008

Read by Peter Yearsley


Various


LibriVox readers have cast their nets wide to create this small collection of letters and poems, from fiction and from life, from heart to h…

The Journey of Life - Read by PY

In The Journey of Life

Read by Peter Yearsley


William Cullen Bryant


LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Journey of Life by William Cullen Bryant. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December…

Chapter 09

In Death Be Not Proud

Read by Peter Yearsley


John Donne


This week we’re marking the American Memorial Day with eleven readings of a John Donne poem. Memorial Day was conceived as a time to rem…

A Cry From an Indian Wife - Read by PY

In A Cry From An Indian Wife

Read by Peter Yearsley


E. Pauline Johnson


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of A Cry From an Indian Wife by E. Pauline Johnson,. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for…

The Dead Mother

In Short Story Collection Vol. 016

Read by Peter Yearsley


Various


Librivox’s Short Story Collection 016: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

The Street That Wasn't There

In Short Story Collection Vol. 016

Read by Peter Yearsley


Various


Librivox’s Short Story Collection 016: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

The Match-maker

In Short Story Collection Vol. 063

Read by Peter Yearsley


Various


This collection comprises 20 short stories of various genres, chosen by the readers. Authors include Saki, Lord Dunsany, Rudyard Kipling, Re…

03 - When Is The Best Time To Be Merry?

In Idle Ideas in 1905

Read by Peter Yearsley


Jerome K. Jerome


Back in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome shared his thoughts on a variety of subjects, including "Should Women Be Beautiful?", "Should S…

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