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In The Chaos

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)

Gerard Nolst Trenite and Gerald Nolst Trenité

"The Chaos" is a poem which demonstrates the irregularity of English spelling and pronunciation, written by Gerard Nolst Trenit&ea…

01 - Preface

In Pirates of Panama

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)

A. O. Exquemelin and Alexandre Exquemelin

This volume was originally written in Dutch by John Esquemeling, and first published in Amsterdam in 1678 under the title of De Americaenech…

Swedish: Korpen (Viktor Rydberg)

In The Raven (Multilingual)

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)

Edgar Allan Poe / Viktor Rydberg and Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven, by Edgar Alan Poe, is one of the most famous poems ever written. First published in 1845, it was soon reprinted, illustrated, emu…

The Accession

In William the Conqueror

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)

Jacob Abbott

There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

The Boy

In The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)

Selma Lagerloef and Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Lagerlöf was born in Vaermland, Sweden, in 1858 and enjoyed a long and very successful career as a writer, receiving the Nobel-Pr…

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