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Cane

Read by Jim Locke


Jean Toomer


Reading this book, I had a vision of a land, heretofore sunk in the mists of muteness, suddenly rising up into the eminence of song. Innume…

The Prairie Wife

Read by Jennifer Perree


Arthur Stringer


GeeGee has fallen, in love that is. Witty, funny, intelligent. Gee Gee's Letters to her friend tell the unscripted story of the adventures i…

The Golem: A legend of old Prague

Read by Adrian Praetzellis


Rudolf Lothar


Rabbi Loeb creates a clay man to house a perfect soul that he hopes will not be blighted by human prejudices. The plan does not go as he hop…

The Citizen's Almanac - Fundamental Documents, Symbols, and Anthems of the Unit…

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United States Department Of Homeland Security and United States Of America


New citizens of the United States were given this pamphlet when they became citizens. The Citizen's Almanac contains information on the hist…

The Untempered Wind

Read by Bruce Pirie


Joanna E. Wood


Upon publication of “The Untempered Wind” in 1894, Joanna Wood quickly rose to international prominence, becoming in the next few years the …

A Family of Noblemen

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Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin


Meet the Golovliovs, the ultimate dysfunctional family. In the difficult transition years before and after the liberation of Russia’s serfs,…

The Gray Mills of Farley

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Sarah Orne Jewett


As contemporary today as it was over a century ago, this relatively unsentimental tale of labor relations still packs a punch. (Summary by B…

Vie de Rancé

Read by Christiane Jehanne


François-René de Chateaubriand


Hagiographie. Vie de Rancé, 1626-1700. La Trappe. Noblesse de robe. Abbé mondain. Partisan du cardinal de Retz, ennemi de …

Towards Democracy

Read by Sue Anderson


Edward Carpenter


“Civilization sinks and swims, but the old facts remain—the sun smiles, knowing well its strength.” Edward Carpenter (1844-1929) wrote his …

Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa

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Elphinstone Dayrell


A collection of folk stories and fairy tales from Southern Nigeria gathered by Elphinstone Dayrell, deputy commissioner of the region when t…

The Story Of A Modern Woman

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Ella Hepworth Dixon


"This touching short novel tells the story of Mary Earl, a woman who has to fend for herself in London at the end of the 19th century. …

Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 11

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Various


This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends,…

The Inheritance

Read by Jim Locke


Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier


"As the noblest attribute of man, family pride had been cherished time immemorial by the noble race of Rossville. Deep and incurable, t…

Bracebridge Hall

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Washington Irving


Famed American humorist and essayist Washington Irving published a series of short pieces entitled "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon,…

Washington Irving's Visit to England

Read by Greg Giordano


Washington Irving


Famed American humorist Washington Irving published a series of short stories telling of his adventures traveling from America to England. T…

Forest Days: A Romance of Old Times

Read by Lynne T


George Payne Rainsford James


Picture a tranquil English village, with an inn on the green. A lone patron enjoys his wine and teasing the landlord's pretty daughter, when…

Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 07

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Various


This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends,…

Toilers of the Sea (Version 2)

Read by John Greenman


Victor Hugo


The book is dedicated to the island of Guernsey, where Victor Hugo spent 15 years in exile. Hugo uses the setting of a small island communit…

Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 10

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Various


This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends,…

Jess

Read by Jim Locke


H. Rider Haggard


The setting for this novel is the Boer War in South Africa in 1880. This novel is interesting and exciting on several levels: there are com…

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