The Inspector-General

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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

The Governor and Officials of a small provincial town in Russia are worried. They have received word that a Government Inspector is on his w…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences

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Mark Twain

Fenimore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for hi…

The Miser

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The Miser is a comedy of manners about a rich moneylender named Harpagon. His feisty children long to escape from his penny-pinching househo…

Favole di Jean de La Fontaine: Libro 12

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Jean de la Fontaine

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

The Crocodile

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Ivan Matveich, the most ordinary person you might hope to meet, is swallowed alive by a crocodile at a sideshow. Finding life inside the be…

The Admirable Crichton

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J. M. Barrie

From the author of Peter Pan: Lord Loam, a British peer, considers class divisions to be artificial. He promotes his views during tea-parti…

Fables de Florian

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Jean-Pierre Claris De Florian

« Je tâche d'y tourner le vice en ridicule Ne pouvant l'attaquer avec les bras d'Hercule. » La Fontaine, Livre V, I Apr&e…

Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again

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Mark Twain

This satire on the U.S.A.'s myth of being the "Home of the Oppressed, where all men are free and equal", is unrelenting in its pur…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 03 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine

Au milieu du XVIIième siècle, le grand Fabuliste français Jean de La Fontaine éleva la fable au rang de genre li…

The Satyricon

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Gaius Petronius Arbiter

Satyricon (or Satyrica) is a Latin work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry. It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius,…

The Misanthrope

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Alceste, the misanthrope, hates everyone including himself. But unlike in many pure farces with their cliche stock characters, the character…

Samuel the Seeker

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Upton Sinclair

What would happen to you if you tried to make your way in the world believing all the clear, simple things you had ever been taught growing …

The Westminster Alice

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Published five years before John Kendrick Bangs had the same idea with Alice in Blunderland, Saki, in his 1902 series of satirical articles,…

1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors

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Mark Twain

Please note: this recording contains strong language. "1601," wrote Mark Twain, "is a supposititious conversation which take…

The Tysons

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May Sinclair

Another frank May Sinclair exploration of fin de siècle English love and sex, marriage and adultery, "The Tysons" is the st…

Fígaro. Colección de artículos dramáticos, literarios, políticos y de costumbre…

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Mariano José De Larra

Larra fue un eminente articulista, con una gran claridad y vigor en su prosa.​ Esta obra recopila gran parte de sus artículos public…

Love and Mr Lewisham

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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…

Zuleika Dobson

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Max Beerbohm

A wickedly funny 1911 satire on undergraduate life in Edwardian Oxford' in which the entire student body of Oxford university including the …

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 …

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