Satire

Love and Mr Lewisham

Read by Anthony Ogus


H. G. Wells


The teaching profession, science and politics in late 19th century England. H. G. Wells’ humorous early novel, drawing on his own life, show…

The Sincere Huron (L'Ingénu)

Read by Roy Schreiber


Voltaire


L'Ingénu is a satirical novella by the French writer Voltaire, published in 1767. It tells the story of a Huron Indian transported to…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 05 (ver 3)

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Jean de la Fontaine


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

Rameau's Nephew

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Denis Diderot


Rameau's Nephew, or the Second Satire (French: Le Neveu de Rameau ou La Satire seconde) is an imaginary philosophical conversation written b…

The Dragon of Wantley

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Owen Wister


The "true" story of the Wantley Dragon. Set at Christmas time, it is a tale of a Baron, his daughter, a brave knight, True Love, a…

The Imaginary Invalid

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Molière


The Imaginary Invalid (French: Le Malade imaginaire) is a three-act comédie-ballet by the French playwright Molière. It was fi…

An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews (Dramatic Reading)

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Henry Fielding


An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews, or simply Shamela, as it is more commonly known, is a satirical novel written by Henry Fiel…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 09 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


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

A Common Story

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Ivan Goncharov


Alexander Fedoritch Adouev is the naïve, pampered son of Anna Pavlovna, a provincial landowner. He decides to go off to Saint Petersbur…

A Cynic Looks At Life

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Ambrose Bierce


Civilization, Immortality, the Death Penalty, these are just a few of the essays enclosed in this collection, A Cynic Looks At Life. Written…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 08 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


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

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 06 (ver 3)

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Jean de la Fontaine


« Il arrivera possible que mon travail fera naître à d’autres personnes l’envie de porter la chose plus loin &r…

In Brief Authority

Read by Anna Simon


F. Anstey


Satiric comedy from 1915 about a nouveau riche British family and their nanny who get whisked off to Maerchenland ('the land of Fairy Tales'…

Der Froschmäusekrieg

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Various


Der Froschmäusekrieg ist eine humorvolle Parodie auf die homerischen Epen. Ganz im klassischen Stil wird hier ein blutiger Krieg zwisch…

Penguin Island

Read by Michael Sirois


Anatole France


The novel (original French title -- L'Île des Pingouins) is a satire on human nature. The first publication was in 1908. These penguin…

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