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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 …

Cádiz, Episodios Nacionales VIII, serie I (Version 2)

Read by Alexelmagno


Benito Pérez Galdós


Acorralada por el infame francés, toda España se ha refugiado en Cádiz. Todos huyen ante el empuje del invasor: nobles,…

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Weston Translation Version 2)

Read by Thomas A. Copeland


Jessie Laidlay Weston, Translated Byjessie Laidlay Weston and The Gawain Poettranslated Byjessie Laidlay Weston


This poem celebrates Christmas by exploring the mystery of Christ's mission on earth: his death, resurrection, and second coming as judge of…

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…

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…

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…

The Piazza Tales

Read by John Greenman


Herman Melville


A collection of six short stories by American writer Herman Melville, published in May 1856. Except for the newly written title story, "…

The Heart of Mid-Lothian

Read by Deon Gines


Sir Walter Scott


An historical novel set in Scotland in 1736, involving a riot and surrounding drama. - Summary by Deon Gines

Elissa

Read by Keith Salis


H. Rider Haggard


Anthropologists have studied the ruins of a great city and temple in Zimbabwe, and it has left them in wonder. The construction and markings…

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…

The Children Of The Abbey

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Regina Maria Roche


Published in 1796, this novel tells the trials and tribulations of Amanda and Oscar FitzAlan, brother and sister who have to navigate the wo…

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…

Visions and Revisions

Read by Keri Ford


John Cowper Powys


Powys presents a set of literary devotions of great figures in Literature who have obsessed him. He attempts not so much a reasoned critique…

The Road To Mandalay

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Bithia Mary Croker


Sophy Leigh and Douglas Shafto come to Burma on the same ship in 1912. They come for different reasons. Through them, we learn about British…

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…

It Is Never Too Late to Mend

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Charles Reade


A ruthless squire becomes obsessed with a younger woman and conspires against her lover, George Fielding, so that the squire can win her. Wi…

The Mikado, Or The Town of Titipu (version 2)

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W. S. Gilbert


In the town of Titipu, flirting is punishable by death on the command of the Mikado himself! But what happens when the Lord High Executioner…

Goena - goena

Read by Marcel Coenders


Paul Adriaan Daum


Een literaire thriller uit het Indië van de negentiende eeuw. Moord, doodslag en een aantrekkelijke jonge vrouw die weet wat ze wil. Wa…

Duizend en één Nacht, Tweede 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…

With Her in Ourland

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Third in the trilogy of the feminist classics, after Moving the Mountain and Herland. It was published serially in Perkins Gilman's periodic…

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