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Strangers at Lisconnel

Read by James E. Carson


Jane Barlow


Strangers at Lisconnel is a sequel to Jane Barlow’s Irish Idylls. The locations and most of the characters are common to both. There is grea…

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In The Wreck of the Golden Mary

Read by James E. Carson


Charles Dickens


A short story of a ship wreck in 1851 trying to round Cape Horn on its way to the California gold fields. Poignant and well written. ( Summa…

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In Gobseck

Read by James E. Carson


Honoré de Balzac


Part of the La Comedie Humane and something of a sequence to Balzac's Father Goriot, the short book's title is the name of the pawn broker/m…

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In Narrative of the Suffering and Defeat of the North-Western Army, Under General …

Read by James E. Carson


William Atherton


This memoir dating from 1812ff, but only published in 1840s is a strikingly profound contrast with our modern materialism and comfort. It is…

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In Bible (DRV) New Testament

Read by James E. Carson


Douay-Rheims Version


The Douay Rheims New Testament, published in 1582, is a translation of St Jerome's Latin Vulgate which dates from the fourth century. It inf…

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