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Chapter 12 Part 2

In The Life Of Charlotte Brontë Volume 1

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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


Charlotte Brontë was a British author, the eldest of the three famous Brontë sisters who have become standards of English literatu…

07 - The Boarding House

In Dubliners

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James Joyce


Masterful short stories about life in Dublin at the turn of the century, by James Joyce. (Summary by Hugh McGuire)

CHAPTER 56

In The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby

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Charles Dickens


The action takes place in London, with excursions to Devon, Yorkshire, and Portsmouth, as we follow the adventures of the eponymous hero. Ni…

Act 3

In The Doctor's Dilemma

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George Bernard Shaw


The Doctor's Dilemma is about Dr. Colenso Ridgeon, who has recently been knighted because of a miraculous new treatment he developed for tub…

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In Microphone Showdown 2

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William Wordsworth


This is a project which will allow readers and listeners to compare the recording quality of a wide variety of recording devices. It is a se…

Chapter 18-21

In The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Vol. 2

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Laurence Sterne


This is volume 2 of 4. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (or, more briefly, Tristram Shandy) is a novel by Laurence Sterne…

Chapter 1 part 1

In The Lifted Veil

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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…

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