Satire

Yollop

Read by Barry Eads


George Barr Mccutcheon


Mr. Crittenden Yollop makes friends with the man who came to burglarize his home and sets out to help him return to where he really wants to…

The Acharnians (Billson Translation)

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Aristophanes


Loaded with cryptic, nearly indecipherable inside jokes and double entendres, this early comedy of Aristophanes has a simple, anti-war premi…

Favole di Jean de La Fontaine: Libro 04

Read by Paolo Fedi


Jean de la Fontaine


Nei 12 volumi delle "Favole" (1669 - 1693) Jean de La Fontaine rinnovò la tradizione esopica, rappresentando la commedia um…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 08

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Various


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the eighth volume, 40 short stories and poems have been gathered from 35 author…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 06 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


Voici le sixième des douze livres des Fables de La Fontaine. Celles-ci datent du XVIIe siècle et sont lues par des lecteurs de…

Satires

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Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis


Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century AD. The details of the …

Niels Klim's Journey under the Ground

Read by Alan Winterrowd


Ludvig, Baron Holberg


Niels Klim's Underground Travels, originally published in Latin as "Nicolai Klimii Iter Subterraneum" (1741) is a satirical scienc…

Complete Original Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant

Read by Tatiana Chichilla


Guy de Maupassant


Guy de Maupassant was, and is to this day, one of the world's most celebrated short story writers. He famously tackled topics like the Franc…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 03

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H. G. Wells


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the third volume, 45 short stories and poems have been gathered from 33 authors…

Reinaart de Vos

Read by Anna Simon


Unknowntranslated Byjulius De Geyter


Het episch dierdicht "Van den Vos Reynaerde", geschreven in het Middelnederlands in de 13e eeuw, geldt als een hoogtepunt in de Ne…

Indian Summer

Read by Leonard Wilson


William Dean Howells


In his novel Indian Summer, William Dean Howells presents a mellow but realistic story that has the complete feel of that delightful time of…

The House with the Green Shutters

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George Douglas Brown


The House with the Green Shutters is a novel by the Scottish writer George Douglas Brown, first published in 1901 by John MacQueen. Set in m…

Favole di Jean de La Fontaine: Libro 11

Read by Paolo Fedi


Jean de la Fontaine


Nei 12 volumi delle "Favole" (1669 - 1693) Jean de La Fontaine rinnovò la tradizione esopica, rappresentando la commedia um…

Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

Read by Kevin Green


Robert Smith Surtees


Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour is a delightful comic satire of the fox-hunting fraternity of the mid 19th Century. Surtees takes great pleasure …

Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent.

Read by James K. White


Washington Irving


The Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. (1824) is a compilation of eight humorous and observational letters written by American writer, Wash…

The Red Room

Read by William Peck


August Strindberg


A young idealistic civil servant, Arvid Falk, leaves the drudgery of bureaucracy to become a journalist and author. As he explores various s…

Antymonachomachia

Read by Piotr Nater


Ignacy Krasicki


Poemat opowiada o reakcjach mnichów do których klasztoru Niezgoda podrzuciła Monachomachię. Pozornie odwołując zarzuty wypowie…

The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Henry Fielding


This novel is sometimes thought of as [Fielding's] first because he almost certainly began composing it before he wrote Shamela and Joseph A…

In the Sweet Dry and Dry

Read by Daryl Wor


Christopher Morley


Written just before Prohibition to entail the possible troubles that might happen en route. Both sides of the argument, or battle as the cas…

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