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Heart of Darkness

Read by Kristin LeMoine


Joseph Conrad


Set in a time of oppressive colonisation, when large areas of the world were still unknown to Europe, and Africa was literally on maps and m…

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge


For killing an albatross, the mariner and his crew are punished with drought and death. Amidst a series of supernatural events, the mariner'…

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

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L. Frank Baum


This story of Santa Claus veers away slightly from the traditional stories of his beginnings. L. Frank Baum creates a world of fantasy that …

Chapter 15

In War and Peace, Book 01: 1805

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Leo Tolstoy


War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy,…

Chapter 05

In At the Back of the North Wind

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George MacDonald


Diamond the little boy sleeps in the hayloft above the stall of Diamond the horse. The loft is snug but drafty, and after plugging a hole in…

Sonnet 130 - read by KL

In Sonnet 130

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William Shakespeare


LibriVox volunteers bring you seventeen different readings of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130. This sonnet offers a look into the Elizabethan ideal…

The Cat and the Mice

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 01 (Fables 1-25)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Wife of Bath's Tale

In The Canterbury Tales

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Geoffrey Chaucer


The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the…

Emily Sparks

In Spoon River Anthology

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Edgar Lee Masters


This is a collection of poems, in the form of an entire community speaking from beyond the grave about their lives, and, in some cases, goss…