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The Tosa Diary

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No Tsurayuki Ki


Ki no Tsurayuki was a Japanese waka poet of the Heian period. In 905, he was one of the poets ordered to compile the "Kokinshu - Collec…

La Comédie Humaine: 01 - Scènes de la vie privée tome 1 (25-6-42)

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Honoré de Balzac


Ce n'était pas une petite tâche que de peindre les deux ou trois mille figures saillantes d'une époque, car telle est, e…

Dietegen

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Gottfried Keller


Die lebenslustigen Seldwyler leben seit alter Tradition in einem ständigen Streit mit ihren Nachbarn in Ruechenstein, einem finsteren u…

The Fruit of the Tree

Read by Margaret Espaillat


Edith Wharton


When published in 1907, this novel about the lives of a wealthy mill owner, her socially progressive husband and friends caused a stir due t…

Poèmes Saturniens

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Paul Verlaine and Paul-Marie Verlaine


Poèmes saturniens est le titre du premier recueil de poèmes de Paul Verlaine. Si Verlaine convoque Saturne, c'est en tant que …

The Cricket on the Hearth

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Charles Dickens


John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his wife Dot (who is much younger than he), their baby, their nanny Tilly Slowboy, and a mysterious …

Der Arme Spielmann

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Franz Grillparzer


Auf dem Weg zur Brigittenauer Kirchweihe fällt dem Erzähler ein alter Geigenspieler auf. Durch ein kurzes Gespräch neugierig …

The Lifted Veil

Read by Bruce Pirie


George Eliot


The Lifted Veil is a novella by George Eliot, first published in 1859. Quite unlike the realistic fiction for which Eliot is best known, The…

The Cossacks

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Leo Tolstoy


The Cossacks (1863) is an unfinished novel which describes the Cossack life and people through a story of Dmitri Olenin, a Russian aristocra…

Gulliver's Travels in Lilliput and Brobdingnag, Told to the Children

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Jonathan Swift


This is a children's version of Jonathan Swift's novel Gulliver's Travels, from the Told to the Children Series (published in 1910). The chi…

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)


Selma Lagerlöf


Selma Lagerlöf was born in Vaermland, Sweden, in 1858 and enjoyed a long and very successful career as a writer, receiving the Nobel-Pr…

Farewell

Read by Martin Geeson


Honoré de Balzac


In his startling and tragic novella Farewell (‘Adieu’), Balzac adds to the 19th century’s literature of the hysterical woman: sequestered, c…

Die Räuber - Ein Schauspiel

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Friedrich Schiller


Die Räuber ist der Titel des ersten veröffentlichten Dramas von Friedrich Schiller. Das Werk, das zunächst nicht als Büh…

Nigger of the Narcissus

Read by Tom Crawford


Joseph Conrad


This is the story of a voyage of a merchant sailing ship from Bombay to England, set in the very late 19th century. “It was a bad winter off…

Der Waldteufel

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Robert Kraft


Der Waldteufel erschien 1898 im Rahmen der 5 Hefte umfassenden Serie „Aus allen Welttheilen“, wobei jedes Heft eine abgeschlossene Geschicht…

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

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Stephen Crane


Stephen Crane's first novel, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets has been called "the first dark flower of American Naturalism" for its …

The House of the Seven Gables (Version 2)

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Nathaniel Hawthorne


The House of the Seven Gables is a gloomy New England mansion, haunted from its foundation by fraudulent dealings, accusations of witchcraft…

The Art of Fiction

Read by Julie VW


Henry James


A lecture on the art of fiction, given by the English critic Walter Besant on April 25, 1884, and an answer to the lecture by American write…

The Good Soldier

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Ford Madox Ford


The Good Soldier (1915) "... is set just before World War I and chronicles the tragedies of the lives of two seemingly perfect couples.…

Father Goriot

Read by James E. Carson


Honoré de Balzac


One of Balzac's most popular works, set around 1815 during the re-ascendancy of the Bourbon kings following the defeat of Napoleon. Said to …

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