Ford Madox Ford

The Fifth Queen


Read by Elizabeth Klett


The Fifth Queen trilogy is a series of connected historical novels by English novelist Ford Madox Ford. It consists of three novels, The Fif…

The Good Soldier


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The Good Soldier (1915) "... is set just before World War I and chronicles the tragedies of the lives of two seemingly perfect couples.…

The Soul of London


Read by Cori Samuel


'Most of us love places very much as we may love what, for us, are the distinguished men of our social lives. [...] We are, all of us who ar…

The Good Soldier (Version 2)


Read by Peter Dann


First published in 1915, The Good Soldier might be characterised as a melodrama of English upper class infidelities, cut into little pieces,…

Some Do Not...


Read by Peter Dann


Set immediately before and during the Great War, Some Do Not... is a tale of social cruelty among the English upper classes that pits real h…

The Desirable Alien at Home in Germany


Read by Barbara Baker


A travel journal of a year the author spent in Germany. With a preface and two additional chapters by her partner, the novelist Ford Madox F…

Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance


Read by David Wales


Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though…

BLAST No. 1


Read by Phil Benson


BLAST, edited by Wyndham Lewis and subtitled 'Review of the Great British Vortex', was the magazine of the short-lived Vorticist movement in…

No More Parades


Read by Peter Dann


When No More Parades was first published in 1925, a critic in The Observer wrote of the first 100 pages that they "easily surpass in tr…

Short Poetry Collection 205


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This is a collection of 69 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2020.

The Queen Who Flew: A Fairy Tale


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In this delightful tale, the naive and sheltered Queen Eldrida learns the secret of flight from her friend the bat and sets off by air for a…

A Man Could Stand Up


Read by Peter Dann


'A Man Could Stand Up' is the third, and culminating, part of Ford Madox Ford's 'Parade's End' tetralogy of novels, which begins with 'Some …