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The Admirable Crichton

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J. M. Barrie

From the author of Peter Pan: Lord Loam, a British peer, considers class divisions to be artificial. He promotes his views during tea-parti…

The Crocodile

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Ivan Matveich, the most ordinary person you might hope to meet, is swallowed alive by a crocodile at a sideshow. Finding life inside the be…

Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again

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Mark Twain

This satire on the U.S.A.'s myth of being the "Home of the Oppressed, where all men are free and equal", is unrelenting in its pur…

That Unfortunate Marriage

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Frances Eleanor Trollope

This is the funny, romantic, slightly tongue-in-cheek story of how little May Cheffington makes her way in the world despite being the sole …

Fables de Florian

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Jean-Pierre Claris De Florian

« Je tâche d'y tourner le vice en ridicule Ne pouvant l'attaquer avec les bras d'Hercule. » La Fontaine, Livre V, I Apr&e…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 03 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine

Au milieu du XVIIième siècle, le grand Fabuliste français Jean de La Fontaine éleva la fable au rang de genre li…

1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors

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Mark Twain

Please note: this recording contains strong language. "1601," wrote Mark Twain, "is a supposititious conversation which take…

Samuel the Seeker

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Upton Sinclair

What would happen to you if you tried to make your way in the world believing all the clear, simple things you had ever been taught growing …

The Tysons

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May Sinclair

Another frank May Sinclair exploration of fin de siècle English love and sex, marriage and adultery, "The Tysons" is the st…

The Satyricon

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Gaius Petronius Arbiter

Satyricon (or Satyrica) is a Latin work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry. It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius,…

The Westminster Alice

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Published five years before John Kendrick Bangs had the same idea with Alice in Blunderland, Saki, in his 1902 series of satirical articles,…

The Misanthrope

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Alceste, the misanthrope, hates everyone including himself. But unlike in many pure farces with their cliche stock characters, the character…

Favole di Jean de La Fontaine: Libro 05

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Jean de la Fontaine

Nei 12 volumi delle "Favole" (1669 - 1693) Jean de La Fontaine rinnovò la tradizione esopica, rappresentando la commedia um…

Gulliver’s Reizen

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Jonathan Swift

Gulliver's reizen is een satirisch boek uit 1726 van de Ierse schrijver Jonathan Swift. Het oorspronkelijke boek bevatte vier reisbeschrijv…

Zuleika Dobson

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Max Beerbohm

A wickedly funny 1911 satire on undergraduate life in Edwardian Oxford' in which the entire student body of Oxford university including the …

Fígaro. Colección de artículos dramáticos, literarios, políticos y de costumbre…

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Mariano José De Larra

Larra fue un eminente articulista, con una gran claridad y vigor en su prosa.​ Esta obra recopila gran parte de sus artículos public…

Love and Mr Lewisham

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H. G. Wells

The teaching profession, science and politics in late 19th century England. H. G. Wells’ humorous early novel, drawing on his own life, show…

The Sincere Huron (L'Ingénu)

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L'Ingénu is a satirical novella by the French writer Voltaire, published in 1767. It tells the story of a Huron Indian transported to…

Rameau's Nephew

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Denis Diderot

Rameau's Nephew, or the Second Satire (French: Le Neveu de Rameau ou La Satire seconde) is an imaginary philosophical conversation written b…

The Dragon of Wantley

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Owen Wister

The "true" story of the Wantley Dragon. Set at Christmas time, it is a tale of a Baron, his daughter, a brave knight, True Love, a…

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