Published 1900 onward

Summer

Read by Robin Cotter


Edith Wharton


The story is one of only two novels by Wharton to be set in New England. The novel details the sexual awakening of its protagonist, Charity …

Murder Takes the Veil

Read by Maria Therese


Margaret Ann Hubbard


Set in the Louisiana bayou country, here is a drama rich with suspense...the story of lovely Trillium Pierce powerless at the mercy of a mur…

El jardín de los cerezos

Read by Victor Villarraza


Anton Chekhov


El jardín de los cerezos es la última de las piezas principales de Chéjov (las otras son La gaviota, Tío Vania y…

Life's Little Ironies; A Set Of Tales With Some Colloquial Sketches Entitled A …

Read by David Wales


Thomas Hardy


Eighteen short stories by a master story teller. - Summary by david wales

The Big Blue Soldier

Read by LikeManyWaters


Grace Livingston Hill


Back from the Great War, a penniless and disillusioned young soldier finds himself in the home of Miss Marilla Chadwick, a sweet old lady wh…

Before Adam

Read by Tom Weiss


Jack London


Before Adam is a mixture of sound science and sci-fi speculation. It is based around Darwin's theory of evolution and the idea of racial mem…

Esaú e Jacó

Read by Felipe Vale da Silva


Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis


Esaú e Jacó é o penúltimo livro de Machado de Assis, lançado em 1904. No título do livro, o autor …

The Canterville Ghost (version 2)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Oscar Wilde


A modern American family move into a traditionally drafty and very haunted English mansion. So far so good but anyone knowing Wilde can expe…

Day And Night Stories

Read by David Wales


Algernon Blackwood


Fifteen short stories by Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (1869 – 1951), an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific w…

Tales of the Five Towns

Read by Martin Clifton


Arnold Bennett


This is a selection of short stories recounting, with gentle satire and tolerant good humour, the small town provincial life at the end of t…

The Pretty Lady

Read by Simon Evers


Arnold Bennett


‘The Pretty Lady’ is considered to be one of Bennett's most revealing and under-rated works. It is the story of a French prostitute, Christi…

Running Water

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


A. E. W. Mason


Although A.E.W. Mason is best known for The Four Feathers, an adventure novel of 1902 set in Egypt and the Sudan (and filmed several times),…

The Mystery of the Ravenspurs

Read by Roger Melin


Fred M. White


The Ravenspurs have for generations resided quietly in prosperity and comfort at their seaside castle. But the clan is suddenly besieged wit…

The Lady of the Basement Flat

Read by Judi Mason


Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey


A naive young girl strikes out on her own and ends up leading a double life in this engaging tale of love lost and found. Summary by Judi M…

The Moving Picture Girls

Read by Cori Samuel


Laura Lee Hope


Ruth and Alice DeVere and their father Hosmer struggle to make ends meet in New York City - times are hard, even for a talented actor like M…

Rilla of Ingleside (version 2)

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Lucy Maud Montgomery


Rilla of Ingleside (1921) is the final book in the Anne of Green Gables series by Lucy Maud Montgomery, but was the sixth of the eight "…

こころ (Kokoro)

Read by ekzemplaro


Sōseki Natsume


語り手は、鎌倉の海岸で、先生と知り合いになる。東京に戻ってからも度々、先生の家を訪ねた。先生は、苦悩持っていた。先生の友人Kが、先生が若い頃に自殺をした。先生は、毎月、その友人の墓を訪ねていた。  語り手が、大学を卒業し、父の病の為に帰省したままで、東京に戻れない時、先生からの遺…

The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry

Read by Sandra Cullum


Mary Roberts Rinehart


Letitia, Aggie and Lizzie are at it again, solving mysteries, getting into scrapes. Is there no end to the antics of these three spinster la…

Enterrado en Vida

Read by Victor Villarraza


Arnold Bennett


Arnold Bennett escribió Enterrado en vida después de su obra más conocida y seria, Cuento de viejas, y siempre la consi…

Sons and Lovers (Version 2)

Read by Tony Foster


D. H. Lawrence


Lawrence summarised the plot of Sons and Lovers in a letter to Edward Garnett in 1912: “It follows this idea: a woman of character and refi…

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