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The Chronicles of Crime Vol 1

Read by Kevin Green


Camden Pelham


This catalogue of human weakness and at times downright atrocity has been brought together by Camden Pelham, a barrister-at-law of the Inner…

Traité de la vie élégante suivi de la Théorie de la démarche

Read by Christiane Jehanne


Honoré de Balzac


L’homme intérieur, principe du pouvoir et de la longévité, et l’homme extérieur arpentant, avec la même &e…

The Mark of Zorro

Read by Mark F. Smith


Johnston Mcculley


In Spanish California, a troubling pattern had developed. The natives were reduced to peasants, the Franciscan friars that ministered to the…

Home Life in Colonial Days

Read by Susan Morin


Alice Morse Earle


CHAPTER I HOMES OF THE COLONISTS When the first settlers landed on American shores, the difficulties in finding or making shelter must have…

Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress

Read by Edmund Bloxam


Daniel Defoe


The full title of the novel is Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress Or, a History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Bele…

Myths and Legends of Alaska

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Katharine Berry Judson


Editor Katharine Berry Judson collates and presents a narrative history of Alaskan Myths. Originally gathered and recorded by government eth…

The Descent of Man and Other Stories

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Edith Wharton


This collection of ten stories, first published in 1904, shows Edith Wharton dissecting some of the customs, habits and vagaries of courtshi…

The Problem of China

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Bertrand Russell


In 1920-21 Bertrand Russell lived and taught in Peking (Beijing), publishing this book on his return to England. In 1920 he had visited Bols…

Kipps

Read by Anthony Ogus


H. G. Wells


Arthur Kipps, an orphaned draper’s assistant of humble means, unexpectedly inherits a large sum of money and that is when all his troubles b…

Hagar of the Pawn-Shop

Read by Grant Hurlock


Fergus Hume


Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly Lo…

Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry

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William Butler Yeats


This is a collection of Fairy and Folk tales. The poet William Butler Yeats collected them from around the Western part of Ireland and trans…

Children of the Ghetto

Read by Adrian Praetzellis


Israel Zangwill


In this 1892 novel of London's Jewish East End, Israel Zangwill sets the apparently irrational and decidedly indecorous religious practices …

Der Zweikampf

Read by Boris


Heinrich von Kleist


Im späten Mittelalter wird der Adlige Herzog Wilhelm von Breysach heimtückisch durch einen Pfeil ermordet. Die Nachforschungen erg…

Leben und Taten des scharfsinnigen Edlen Don Quixote von la Mancha, Band 1

Read by Boris


Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra


Genauso farbenfroh, lebensklug, amüsant und mitreißend wie zu seiner Enstehungszeit wirken die zeitlosen Abenteuer des selbsterna…

Èmile

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Emile, or On Education or Émile, or Treatise on Education (French: Émile, ou De l’éducation) was published in 1762 in F…

Black Heart and White Heart

Read by Vira Denton


H. Rider Haggard


Black Heart and White Heart, is a story of the courtship, trials and final union of a pair of Zulu lovers in the time of King Cetywayo. (Int…

Peasant Tales of Russia

Read by Kevin W. Davidson


Vasily Nemirovich-Danchenko


Collection of Russian peasant tales: "The Deserted Mine" - The key to saving the trapped miners is held by a man who hasn't spoken…

Myths And Legends Of The Pacific Northwest Especially Of Washington And Oregon

Read by David Wales


Katharine Berry Judson


The basis on which these myths were selected necessarily excluded those which showed traces of the white man's religion or of the red man's …

Auguste Rodin

Read by David Wales


Rainer Maria Rilke


Rodin has pronounced Rilke's essay the supreme interpretation of his work. (From the translators’ Preface) Auguste Rodin, 1840-1917, was a…

The Marrow of Tradition

Read by James K. White


Charles Waddell Chesnutt


In The Marrow of Tradition, Charles W. Chesnutt--using the 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina massacre as a backdrop--probes and exposes the ra…

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