Fictional Biographies & Memoirs

Bindle

Read by Don W. Jenkins


Herbert George Jenkins


Herbert Jenkins' most popular fictional creation was Mr. Joseph Bindle, who first appeared in a humorous novel in 1916 and in a number of se…

Marguerite de Valois

Read by John Van Stan


Alexandre Dumas


A historical fiction novel set in Paris (1572) during Charles IX's reign and the French Wars of Religion. Marguerite de Valois, daughter of …

Demian, The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

Read by Michele Fry


Hermann Hesse


Somewhat autobiographical, this "coming of age" novel unfolds an introspective boy's formative years in pre-World War 1 Germany, f…

Dom Casmurro

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis


Dom Casmurro é um dos mais famosos romances escritos por Machado de Assis, publicado em 1899. Ele conta a história de Bento Sa…

Eve’s Diary (version 2)

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Eve's Diary is a comic short story by Mark Twain. It was first published in the 1905 Christmas issue of the magazine Harper's Bazaar, and in…

Stalky & Co.

Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)


Rudyard Kipling


Rudyard Kipling published Stalky & Co. in 1899. Set at an English boarding school in a seaside town on the North Devon coast. (The town,…

Oblomov

Read by Kevin W. Davidson


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…

The Bishop's Apron

Read by Lee Smalley


W. Somerset Maugham


"Canon Spratte saw himself as he thought others might see him: mediocre, pompous, self-assertive, verbose." Maugham could have add…

Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance, a short volume, published by Sheldon & Co., NY in 1871, is Mark Twain's third …

Der Grüne Heinrich (zweite Fassung)

Read by Hans Hafen


Gottfried Keller


Der grüne Heinrich von Gottfried Keller ist ein teilweise autobiographischer Roman, der neben Goethes Wilhelm Meister und Stifters Nach…

Satan's Diary

Read by Crln Yldz Ksr


Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev


"Satan's Diary", Andreyev's last work, was completed by the great Russian a few days before he died in Finland, in September, 1919…

Tales of King Arthur and the Round Table (version 2)

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Andrew Lang


The tales of King Arthur and his Knights are of Celtic origin. The Celts were the people who occupied Britain at the time when the history o…

The Autobiography of Methuselah

Read by Matthew Reece


John Kendrick Bangs


A satirical look at early biblical events from the point of view of someone who was there to witness most of them: the oldest man in recorde…

Vida del escudero Marcos de Obregón

Read by Tux


Vicente Espinel


Las «Relaciones de la vida del escudero Marcos de Obregón» (1618) son una novela picaresca, provista de muchos elementos …

Chicot the Jester

Read by John Van Stan


Alexandre Dumas


This sequel to Dumas' “Marguerite de Valois” begins four years after the sudden death of King Charles IX and succession of his brother Henry…

Our Nig, or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, In A Two-Story White House

Read by Bridget Gaige


Harriet E. Wilson


Frado is a colored girl, living in the USA a few years before the Civil War. She is abandoned by her own white mother in the house of the Be…

Memorias de un loco

Read by Epachuko


Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol


Ingenioso cuento en forma de diario en el que seremos testigos del progresivo descenso a la locura de un funcionario ruso. Al principio se p…

Boyhood

Read by Bill Boerst


Leo Tolstoy


Boyhood is the second in Tolstoy's trilogy of three autobiographical novels, including Childhood and Youth, published in a literary journal …

Jacob Faithful

Read by NoelBadrian


Frederick Marryat


Rebelling against the career chosen for him by his wealthy family, Frederic Marryat joined the Royal Navy in 1806 at the age of 14. He first…

Castle Rackrent

Read by NoelBadrian


Maria Edgeworth


"One of the most inspired chronicles written in English" was the verdict of William Butler Yeats on the novel Castle Rackrent by M…

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