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The Gilded Age, A Tale of Today

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Mark Twain


The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in po…

The Unbearable Bassington

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Saki


The Unbearable Bassington was the first novel written by Saki (H. H. Munro). It also contains much of the elegant wit found in his short sto…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 05 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


Les Fables de La Fontaine constituent la principale œuvre poétique du classicisme, et l'un des plus grands chefs d'œuvre de la litt&e…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 10

Read by Jean Lambert


Jean de la Fontaine


Toujours observateur des comportements humains, Jean de La Fontaine ne cesse de les mettre en scène dans ces 16 fables, tantôt …

Alice in Blunderland: an Iridescent Dream (version 2)

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)


John Kendrick Bangs


John Kendrick Bangs was an American author and satirist, and the creator of modern Bangasian Fantasy, the school of fantasy writing that set…

Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 3

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Mark Twain


This third volume of Mark Twain's journal writings continues on eclectic and varied path established by the first two volumes. Included in t…

The Paying Guest (version 2 dramatic reading)

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George Gissing


Clarence and Emmeline Mumford are in for a real treat when they take in the young, outspoken Miss Louise Derrick as their guest. Shedding a …

A Tale of a Tub

Read by Edmund Bloxam


Jonathan Swift


A Tale of a Tub was the first major work written by Jonathan Swift, composed between 1694 and 1697, that was eventually published in 1704. I…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 10 (version 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


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

Lady Windermere's Fan (Version 2)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Oscar Wilde


Lady Windermere's Fan, A Play About a Good Woman is a four-act comedy by Oscar Wilde, first produced 22 February 1892 at the St James's Thea…

Anna of the Five Towns

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Arnold Bennett


The plot centers on Anna Tellwright, daughter of a wealthy but miserly and dictatorial father, living in the Potteries area of Staffordshire…

Trips to the Moon

Read by Ralph Snelson


Lucian Of Samosata


The endeavour of small Greek historians to add interest to their work by magnifying the exploits of their countrymen, and piling wonder upon…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 06

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Various


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the sixth volume, 55 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

Verteidigung des Unsinns, der Demut, des Schundromans und anderer mißachteter D…

Read by Bernd Ungerer


G. K. Chesterton


Verschiedene Essays, in denen Dinge wie Schundromane, Planeten, Posse, Demut und unüberlegte Gelübde verteidigt werden. Ein hochve…

The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

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Tobias Smollett


The Expedition of Humphry Clinker was the last of the picaresque novels of Tobias Smollett, and is considered by many to be his best and fun…

Crome Yellow, Version 2

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Aldous Huxley


Fascinating and brilliant at many levels, Huxley's spoof of Lady Ottoline Morrell's famous bohemian gatherings is difficult to categorize. T…

Erewhon

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Samuel Butler


Erewhon, or Over the Range is a novel by Samuel Butler, published anonymously in 1872. The title is also the name of a country, supposedly d…

Greener Than You Think

Read by Lee Elliott


Ward Moore


Do remember reading a panic-mongering news story a while back about genetically engineered “Frankengrass” “escaping” from the golf course wh…

Gullivers Reisen

Read by Boris


Jonathan Swift


Einer der Klassiker der Weltliteratur, der seit Generationen Groß und Klein fesselt: Lemuel Gulliver bereist ferne Länder und erl…

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