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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 …

Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 12

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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 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. …

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…

Promenades japonaises

Read by Christiane Jehanne


Emile Guimet


Voyage d'Emile Guimet avec Félix Régamey, dessinateur. Regard sur le pays, les paysages, la société, et histoire…

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…

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…

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…

Le Mari de Charlotte

Read by Christiane Jehanne


Hector Malot


En Bretagne, puis en Bourgogne et à Paris. Voici Charlotte, son cousin Georges, et Emmanuel, ami de Georges. Monsieur de la Hé…

The Loves of Great Composers

Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)


Gustav Kobbé


Gustav Kobbe was a German/US music critic who worked at the time of Liszt and Wagner in particular, and was clearly in the Wagnerian rather …

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…

The Portion of Labor

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Mary E. Wilkins Freeman


This is the story of Ellen Brewster, pretty little daughter of shoe-mill workers in a Northeastern US town of the late 19th century. After t…

The Complete Works of George Savile, first Marquess of Halifax, with an Introdu…

Read by John Greenman


George Savile Marquis Of Halifax


George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax (11 November 1633 – 5 April 1695) was an English statesman, writer, and politician who sat in the Hou…

Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey

Read by Greg Giordano


Washington Irving


Although this book may not have the immediately recognizable title of, say, “Rip Van Winkle” or “Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” this book deserve…

Workhouse Characters

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Margaret Nevinson and Margaret Nevinson


In 1904, Margaret Nevinson, a respectable lady and active suffragette, joined the board of guardians in Hampstead Heath. The guardians had r…

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…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2008

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Various


The multilingual Christmas Short Works Collection 2008, containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, hymns, and scripture passages…

The Sworn Brothers, A Tale of the Early Days of Iceland

Read by Rita Boutros


Gunnar Gunnarsson


This is the story of the close but sometimes contentious relationship of two young Icelandic kinsman who elect to undergo the solemn ceremon…

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,…

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