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The Raven

Read by Chris Goringe


Edgar Allan Poe


Perhaps Edgar Allen Poe's most famous poem, the "Raven" is a macabre exploration of a man, his memories of Lenore, and the black b…

The Glugs of Gosh

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C. J. Dennis


First published in 1917, The Glugs of Gosh satirizes Australian life at the start of the twentieth century - but the absurdities it catalogs…

Chapters 1-3

In Pride and Prejudice

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Jane Austen


Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It …

Version 2

In Danse Russe

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William Carlos Williams


Williams spent his life as a doctor practicing pediatric medicine in northern New Jersey, a few miles west of New York City. During the work…

The War of the Worlds - Book 1 - Chapter 02

In The War of the Worlds

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H. G. Wells


H. G. Wells wrote The War of the Worlds in 1898, when there was much speculation about life on the planet Mars. The book is considered to be…

Part 4 Ch. 1 Shellfish Languages Again

In The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

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Hugh Lofting


Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting. He is a doctor who shuns human patients in fa…

Chapter 14

In The Mystery (LibriVox NaNoWriMo novel 2006)

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Written by Chris Goringe, recorded by Chris Goringe and Librivox Volunteers


The idea was to write a whole novel in the month of November, based on the guidelines of the National Novel Writing Month. The twist is that…

Sonnets 51-60

In Shakespeare's Sonnets

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William Shakespeare


Shakespeare’s sonnets comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality.…

Book 35

In Leaves of Grass

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Walt Whitman


American poet Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during a t…

Section 6

In An International Episode

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Henry James


Two men visiting the US from London meet a pair of charming women who return the visit the following year in London. Romantic intrigues, mis…

Version 4

In I Do Not Love Thee

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norton_c and Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton


LibriVox volunteers bring you twenty different readings of Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton’s I Do Not Love Thee, a weekly poetry project. (S…