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The World of Sound

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Sir William Henry Bragg


The World of Sound consists of six lectures delivered before a juvenile audience at the Royal Institution, Christmas 1919. The Royal Institu…

The Story of Electricity

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John Munro


In the book's preface, the author writes: "Let anyone stop to consider how he individually would be affected if all electrical service …

The Wonderful Garden

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E. Nesbit


Do you believe in magic? Caroline, Charles and Charlotte do, and nothing that happens during their summer holiday at their great uncle's hou…

The Woman Who Did

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Grant Allen


Most times, especially in the time when this book was written (1895), it is just as nature and society would wish: a man and woman "fal…

East by West, Vol. 2

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Sir Henry W. Lucy


East by West: a Journey in the Recess is an account of British journalist Henry Lucy's travels across America and on to the Far East in 1883…

Aristopia: A Romance-History of the New World

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Castello Newton Holford


Aristopia (published 1895) is truly an alternative history. It is an imagination of how the continent of North America might have developed…

The Westminster Alice

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Saki


Published five years before John Kendrick Bangs had the same idea with Alice in Blunderland, Saki, in his 1902 series of satirical articles,…

The World's Lumber Room

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Selina Gaye


If this book were written today, it would be called "The Story of the World's Rubbish".That may not sound a promising subject for …

Wuthering Heights (Version 2)

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Emily Brontë


Emily Brontë's only novel, published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, tells the tale of the all-encompassing and passionate, yet…

The Human Machine

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Arnold Bennett


Bennett asks us to consider our brains as the most wonderful machine, a machine which is the only thing in this world that we can control. A…

The Speaking Voice

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Katherine Jewell Everts


From the Preface of The Speaking Voice: principles of training simplified and condensed: "This book offers a method of voice training w…

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

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Edwin Abbott Abbott


Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. As a satire, Flat…

Women in Love

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D. H. Lawrence


Women in Love is a novel by British author D. H. Lawrence published in 1920. It is a sequel to his earlier novel The Rainbow (1915), and fol…

Faces and Places

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Sir Henry W. Lucy


Faces and Places is a collection of articles on nineteenth century travel, events and personalities by the British journalist Henry Lucy, wh…

Ruby Wedding Collection

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Various


This collection comprises short stories, poems, a little bit of history and a little bit of ornithology, all with ruby connections. The read…

Blue Yeti, noisy PC fan

In Microphone Showdown 2

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William Wordsworth


This is a project which will allow readers and listeners to compare the recording quality of a wide variety of recording devices. It is a se…

07 - England and America

In The Life and Ventures of the Original John Jacob Astor

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Elizabeth Louisa Gebhard


John Jacob Astor was pre-eminently the opener of new paths, a breaker of trails. From his first tramp alone through the Black Forest of Bade…

What Do You Care?

In Short Poetry Collection 133

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William Edward Ross


This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2014.

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