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Walden

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Henry David Thoreau


Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s lif…

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Henry David Thoreau


Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau. Published in 1849 under the title Resistance to Civil Government, it expressed Thorea…

Scaramouche

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Rafael Sabatini


Scaramouche is a romantic adventure and tells the story of a young aristocrat during the French Revolution. His successive endeavors as a la…

Tiger, The (Experience)

In Songs of Innocence and Experience

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William Blake


William Blake’s volume of poetry entitled Songs of Innocence and Experience is the embodiment of his belief that innocence and experience we…

Version 3

In Sonnet 023

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shakespeare and William Shakespeare


LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different readings of William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 23, a weekly poetry project.(Summary by Annie Coleman…

Sonnets 61-70

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.…

Chapter 03

In Dracula

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Bram Stoker


The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity…

Chapters 10-11

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 …

by lorries along sir john rogerson's ...

In Ulysses

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James Joyce


NOTE: Because of the nature of this project, there was a bending of usual LibriVox procedures: pub-like background noise was encouraged, as…

Chapters 3-4

In Treasure Island

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stevenson_rl and Robert Louis Stevenson


Treasure Island is an adventure novel, a thrilling tale of "buccaneers and buried gold." Traditionally considered a coming of age …

Conspiracy

In The Count of Monte Cristo

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Alexandre Dumas


The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, …

James Fenimore Cooper

In The Spy

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cooper_jf and James Fenimore Cooper


James Fenimore Cooper's second novel, The Spy (1821), is based on Sir Walter Scott's Waverly series, and tells an adventure tale about the A…