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The Town Traveller

Read by Arnold


George Gissing


The town traveller is himself a British salesman, living in a lower class part of London in the Victorian era. The story depicts his interac…

The Whys of Cooking

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Janet McKenzie Hill


An entertaining yet informative look at the history of Crisco, its place in the "modern" kitchen, basic recipes and how to set up …

Japanese Fairy World: Stories from the Wonder-Lore of Japan

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William Elliot Griffis


William Elliot Griffis born in Philadelphia in 1843, was an educator, author and Congregational minister. In 1870 he was invited to go to Ja…

Epics and Romances of the Middle Ages

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Wilhelm Wägner


This volume contains the principal hero-lays of the six great epic cycles of the Teutonic Middle Ages: The Langobardian Legends, the Amelung…

United Nations Agreements

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United Nations


The Charter of the United Nations signed at San Francisco on 26 June 1945 is the constituent treaty of the United Nations. It is as well one…

The Martian

Read by Paul Harvey


Alec Rowley Hilliard


The water was evaporated by the ever-shining sun until there was none left for the thirsty plants. Every year more workers died in misery. A…

The Real Latin Quarter

Read by Bill Boerst


Frank Berkeley Smith


"Cocher, drive to the rue Falguière"--this in my best restaurant French. The man with the varnished hat shrugged his should…

Memorias de un vagón de ferrocarril

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Eduardo Zamacois y Quintana and Eduardo Zamacois Y Quintana


Este vagón personificado nos cuenta en primera persona su vida y las historias de los pasajeros aventureros que montan en él. …

With the Judæans in the Palestine Campaign

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John Henry Patterson


From the Preface: The formation of a Battalion of Jews for service in the British Army is an event without precedent in our annals, and the …

The Columbian Orator

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Caleb Bingham


The Columbian Orator, a collection of political essays, poems, and dialogues first published in 1797, was widely used in American schoolroom…

Three Elephant Power and Other Stories

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Andrew Barton Paterson


From Banjo Paterson, bush poet and favorite son of Australia, here is a collection of colorful stories from Australia that offer a window in…

Duizend en één Nacht, Eerste deel

Read by Marcel Coenders


Anonymous


Koning Schahriar denkt door zijn vrouw bedrogen te zijn. Om herhaling te voorkomen besluit hij voortaan elke avond een nieuwe vrouw te trouw…

Maria Chapdelaine (version 2)

Read by Bruce Pirie


Louis Hémon


The novel Maria Chapdelaine portrays life in rural Quebec at the beginning of the 20th century. Published first in French in 1913, it is a f…

Christmastide

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William Sandys


Christmastide: Its History, Festivities and Carols, With Their Music is a collection of essays detailing the early traditions of Christmas i…

Mary: A Fiction

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Mary Wollstonecraft


Eliza, Mary's mother, is obsessed with novels, rarely considers anyone but herself, and favours Mary's brother. She neglects her daughter, w…

Shadowings

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Lafcadio Hearn


This is another of the popular books that Lafcadio Hearn wrote on various Japanese subjects. The first part "Stories From Strange Books…

De Vorst

Read by Jozef van Giel


Niccolò Machiavelli


Het boek bevat raadgevingen voor vorsten over hoe ze hun staat moeten besturen. De voornaamste bezigheid van de vorst moest volgens hem het …

La Main enchantée

Read by Christiane Jehanne


Gérard de Nerval and Gérard De Nerval


La Main enchantée ou "La Main de gloire". Edition 1901. Préface de Jules de Marthold très intéressant…

Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji, Version 2)

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Murasaki Shikibu


Genji Monogatari, or The Tale of Genji, is a Japanese classic novel from the eleventh century. Supposedly commissioned by members of the Imp…

Cedric the Forester

Read by Lynette Caulkins


Bernard Gay Marshall


A rollicking juvenile adventure tale, this historical fiction book received the Newbery Honor award in 1922. Set in England during the early…

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