Search Results

The History of Mary Prince

Read by Newgatenovelist


Mary Prince


Mary Prince was born into slavery in the West Indies. As a free woman in England she wrote her memoirs, which sold well and supported and pu…

The Young Diana

Read by Newgatenovelist


Marie Corelli


Poor Diana May. Her fiancé has jilted her, her parents think she is an encumbrance and no one recognises her intelligence. She seems …

Horror Stories

Read by Newgatenovelist


Ada Buisson


Ada Buisson was a Victorian novelist and short story author. This collection includes her three horror stories, all of which were published …

Light on the Path

Read by Newgatenovelist


Mabel Collins


When Light on the Path was first published in 1885, it became an important work for Theosophists and has remained so ever since. It offers a…

Entrapped

Read by Newgatenovelist


Alice Mangold Diehl


The story begins with a storm outside an old house and stormy scenes inside between the house’s occupants. It details the eventful life of Z…

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

Read by Newgatenovelist


Ellen Craft


Ellen and William Craft were a married couple who escaped from slavery in 1848 when Ellen disguised herself as a white, literate man and Wil…

Beauty's Hour

Read by Newgatenovelist


Olivia Shakespear


The young, intelligent Mary discovers that through an act of will she can transform her appearance to make herself incredibly beautiful. But…

Poems

Read by Newgatenovelist


Mary Coleridge


Mary Coleridge was a novelist, essayist and biographer. She was also a talented poet, and her posthumously published verses are variously me…

Dr Paull's Theory

Read by Newgatenovelist


Alice Mangold Diehl


Hugh Paull's training in a London hospital is nearly complete, and he will soon be qualified as a doctor. But what fate is in store for him?…

The Last Lords of Gardonal

Read by Newgatenovelist


William Gilbert


Two brothers, born into money and power, are as cruel as the feudal age in which they live. But when the oppressed villagers seek help from …

Two Supernatural Stories

Read by Newgatenovelist


Perceval Landon


Perceval Landon was a journalist and short story author, and in these two tales he explored the supernatural. In ‘Railhead’, a man receives …

The Voices of the Rivers

Read by Newgatenovelist


Nina Ruth Davis Salaman


Nina Salaman was a noted scholar, translator and columnist. As well as translating medieval Hebrew poetry, she was a poet in her own right. …

The Dhammapada (Version 3)

Read by Newgatenovelist


Unknowntranslated Byf. Max Müller


The Dhammapada collects sayings of the Buddha, offering advice on how to live a full and thoughtful life. The translation used for this reco…

Mother and Daughter

Read by Newgatenovelist


Augusta Webster


Uncompleted at her death, Augusta Webster's posthumously published sonnet sequence Mother and Daughter celebrates the relationship between a…

Sonnets from the Portuguese (version 3)

Read by Newgatenovelist


Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Sonnets from the Portuguese chronicles the deeply personal stages of courtship. (Summary by Newgatenovelist)

The Garden of Kama

Read by Newgatenovelist


Laurence Hope


Laurence Hope was the nom de plume of Adela Florence Nicolson, a British poet who wrote verses inspired by India, where she lived. This coll…

English Stornelli

Read by Newgatenovelist


Augusta Webster


In this sequence Augusta Webster experimented with eight-line verses grouped thematically by the seasons of the year. These poems also explo…

Infelicia

Read by Newgatenovelist


Adah Isaacs Menken


Adah Isaacs Menken's short life was full and eventful. Probably born in the American South, she travelled, wrote journalism, became famous a…

Selected Poems

Read by Newgatenovelist


Elizabeth Siddal


Elizabeth Siddal was a British poet, artist and model. Her poems were not published in a single volume in her lifetime; this collection brin…

Some Verses

Read by Newgatenovelist


Theodore Wratislaw


Theodore Wratislaw was a fin de siècle poet and a less famous Decadent author than some of his contemporaries. This short collection…

Hide explicit results

1 2 3 4 5 6 >