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Gulliver's Travels

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Jonathan Swift


Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is b…

Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, h…

The Princess and the Goblin

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George MacDonald


The Princess and the Goblin is an enthralling fantasy tale written by George MacDonald. Her nurse Lootie raises the princess Irene in a hous…

The Princess and Curdie

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George MacDonald


The Princess and Curdie is the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald. It's been a year since the Princess Irene and Curd…

The Talisman

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Sir Walter Scott


The Talisman is a gripping tale set near the end of the Third Crusade. King Richard the Lionheart is grievously ill, and all around him the …

The Iliad for Boys and Girls

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Alfred John Church


Alfred J. Church wrote many books looking at classical literature, but is especially well known for his re-telling of classic books in a sty…

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

In The Blue Fairy Book

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Andrew Lang


Andrew Lang's Blue Fairy Book (1889) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was f…

Version 11

In Ring Out, Wild Bells

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson


LibriVox volunteers ring in the new year with nineteen recordings of Ring Out, Wild Bells by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. This was the weekly poe…

The Arabian Nights Entertainments

In The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Volume 01

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Anonymous, translated by Dr. Jonathan Scott and Anonymoustranslated Byjonathan Scott


The main frame story concerns a king and his new bride. The king, Shahryar, upon discovering his ex-wife's infidelity executes her and then …

Ch. 18 The Passenger of the Atlanta

In From the Earth to the Moon

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Jules Verne


From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la Terre à la Lune) is a humorous science fantasy story written in 1865 by Jules Verne and is …

Vol I Ch 6: Depot Journeys, pt 2

In The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1…

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Roald Amundsen


In contrast to Scott's South Pole expedition, Amundsen's expedition benefited from good equipment, appropriate clothing, and a fundamentally…

Mr. Mahaffy's New Book

In Reviews

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Oscar Wilde, ed. Robert Ross and Oscar Wilde


Wilde’s literary reputation has survived so much that I think it proof against any exhumation of articles which he or his admirers would hav…

Part 2, Chapter 2: The First Moments

In Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

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Jules Verne


First published in 1881, Eight Hundred Miles on the Amazon is an adventure novel by Jules Verne, having elements of codes and cryptography. …

Ch. II: A Compact With the Devil's Son

In Deadwood Dick's Doom; or, Calamity Jane's Last Adventure

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Edward L. Wheeler


This western, published around 1899, is a dime novel that has it all: roguish gun men, hostile Indians, chivalrous gentlemen to protect the …