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Chapter 75

In Middlemarch (version 2)

Read by Margaret Espaillat


George Eliot


Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life is a novel by George Eliot, the pen name of Mary Anne Evans, later Marian Evans. It is her seventh n…

Chapter 32 part 1 - Parliament - Broughham, Russel, Derby, Dufferin - Aristocra…

In Autobiography Memories and Experiences, Volume 2

Read by Margaret Espaillat


Moncure Daniel Conway


Moncure Daniel Conway was an American abolitionist, Unitarian, clergyman and author. This second volume of his autobiography covers the year…

The Hard-Boiled Egg

In Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective

Read by Margaret Espaillat


Ellis Parker Butler


Philo Gubb, not being content with his job as wallpaper-hanger, has higher aspirations: to become a detective, just like Sherlock Holmes. To…

11 - The Gentle Art of Boosting

In The Genial Idiot

Read by Margaret Espaillat


John Kendrick Bangs


John Kendrick Bangs once again takes us on a journey with the loveable, but somewhat self-opinionated and irritating Mr Idiot. (Summary by M…

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