Satire

Nightmare Abbey

Read by Mark F. Smith


Thomas Love Peacock


Deep in the fens of the British coast sits the gloomy mansion that goes by the name Nightmare Abbey. It is inhabited by persons of very low …

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 06

Read by Jean Lambert


Jean de la Fontaine


Dans ce livre sixième comme dans tous les autres livres des Fables de La Fontaine, vous serez à même de constater la fin…

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…

Miss Mapp

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E. F. Benson


E. F. Benson's Mapp and Lucia series, consists of six novels and three short stories. The novels are: Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, Miss Map…

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…

The Gentle Grafter

Read by Leslie Walden


O. Henry


If Jefferson "Parleyvoo" Pickens had appeared in print just a few years later, he might have been the "Gentle Grifter" i…

Sonata de otoño: memorias del marqués de Bradomín

Read by Mongope


Ramón Del Valle-Inclán


Localizada en Galicia, en la primera aparición del personaje de Bradomín, se desarrolla en un pazo al que se dirige el marqu&e…

Cinderella

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George Calderon


If you are expecting glass slippers and pumpkin coaches, look elsewhere... This is "a pantomime as Ibsen would have written it, if only…

Komische Lyrik von Busch und Morgenstern

Read by bettine


Christian Morgenstern


Dies ist eine Auswahl von deutschen Gedichten komischer Lyrik von Wilhelm Busch und Christian Morgenstern. This is a selection of German com…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 05 (ver 2)

Read by Meilanie


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…

John Dene of Toronto; a Comedy of Whitehall

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Herbert George Jenkins


John Dene comes to England with a great invention, and the intention of gingering-up the Admiralty. His directness and unconventional method…

The Song Against Songs

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G. K. Chesterton


LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The Song Against Songs by G. K. Chesterton. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Octobe…

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

Read by NoelBadrian


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 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 …

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…

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

Read by John Greenman


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…

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…

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…

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