William Makepeace Thackeray

Coffee Break Collection 001 - Humor


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This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) stories suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. Emphasis f…

Vanity Fair


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Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray that satirizes society in early 19th-century England. Like man…

Vanity Fair (version 2)


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One of the great Victorian novels by an author at the height of his powers, Vanity Fair follows the fortunes of the calculating, upwardly-mo…

Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 3


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In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

Horror Story Collection 005


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An occasional collection of 10 horror stories by various readers. We aim to unsettle you a little, to cut through the pink cushion of illusi…

The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.


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First published as a serial in Fraser's Magazine in 1844 as The Luck of Barry Lyndon, The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq is a picaresque novel…

International Short Stories Volume 2: English Stories


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The second volume of a 3 volume anthology, this work focuses on 'English' short stories, although it includes writers from other parts of th…

The Virginians


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It tells the story of Henry Esmond's twin grandsons, George and Henry Warrington. Henry's romantic entanglements with an older woman lead up…

The Lock and Key Library


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A collection of classic mystery and detective stories, collected and edited by Julian Hawthorne.Note: the second chapter of Dickens’ The Hau…

The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Quee…


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A classic Victorian novel and a historical novel rolled into one! Read about court and army life during the reign of Queen Anne - a story of…

The Rose And The Ring


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Victorian social satire hiding in a set of children's fairy tales by the author of the classic "Vanity Fair" - Summary by Stav Ni…

The Book of Snobs


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The necessity of a work on Snobs, demonstrated from History, and proved by felicitous illustrations:—I am the individual destined to write t…

Short Poetry Collection 139


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This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2014.

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 1)


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The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, incl…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 2)


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The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, inc…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 1: Home and Friendship (Part 1)


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The first of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, inclu…

Short Poetry Collection 120


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2013.

Mémoires d’un valet de pied


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« Dès que j’eus mis mon maître à l’aise, je fis ce que doit faire tout bon domestique : je vidai ses poches et j’e…

Poems of American History, The Colonial Era


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A History through Poetry of the exploration and settling of North American by Europeans. Beginning with Leif Erikson, and continuing throug…

The History of Pendennis


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In Pendennis, William Makepeace Thackeray skillfully shows the coming of age of Arthur Pendennis, a young gentleman trying to make his way i…

Our Street


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Written as an autobiographical sketch of a Mr. M.A. Titmarsh, Our Street is a tongue-in-cheek look at English society and the characters who…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 046


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up yo…

Short Poetry Collection 025


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 025: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Favourite Chapters Collection 002


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A collection of LibriVox volunteers’ favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderf…

De Kermis der IJdelheid


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"Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero" is een in de jaren 1847-1848 gepubliceerde roman van William Makepeace Thackeray, een satire…

The Newcomes


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The Newcomes: Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family was written in serial form in 1854- 1855 by the author of such works as Vanity Fair, The …

Short Poetry Collection 082


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers during the month of August 2009.

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 9: Tragedy and Humor (Part 1)


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The ninth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the first of two parts, inclu…

Short Poetry Collection 065


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 065: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 200


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This is a collection of 65 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2020.

Mémoires de Barry Lyndon


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Mémoires de Barry Lyndon, publié en 1844, est à la fois une autobiographie fictive et un roman picaresque, historique, …

Short Poetry Collection 163


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This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2016. It also includes a long poem, The Legend of Jubal by Georg…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2013


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A selection of poems, short stories and other prose for the Christmas season in English, Finnish and German.

La Foire aux vanités (Tome 02)


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Ce second tome de La Foire aux vanités pourrait s’intituler « Ascension et chute de Rebecca ». Au lendemain de Waterloo, …