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The Invisible Man

Read by Alex Foster


H. G. Wells


The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story…

10 - Die Heimkehr 1823 - 1824, Teil 2

In Buch der Lieder

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Heinrich Heine


Nicht ohne Befangenheit übergebe ich der Lesewelt den erneueten Abdruck dieses Buches. Es hat mir die größte Überwindun…

Chapter 4-6

In Childhood

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Leo Tolstoy


Childhood, published in 1852, is the first novel in Leo Tolstoy’s autobiographical trilogy, which also includes Boyhood, and Youth. Publishe…

Dulce et Decorum est

In Short Poetry Collection 001

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W. Owen and Wilfred Owen


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 001: a collection of 29 public-domain poems.

The Reeve'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…

06 - Chapter 7

In Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

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Mary Shelley


Victor Frankenstein discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates the monster who has no name in …

Chapter X Norman Chateaux

In Chateau and Country Life in France

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Mary King Waddington


Mary King Waddington was the American daughter of Charles King, ninth president of Columbia University, and the granddaughter of New York Se…

Chapter 27

In Treasure Island

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stevenson_rl and Robert Louis Stevenson


Treasure Island is an adventure novel, a thrilling tale of "buccaneers and buried gold." Traditionally considered a coming of age …

Letter to American Boys

In Short Story Collection Vol. 008

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George MacDonald


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 008: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

The Black Swan

In Birds, Vol. III, No 2, February 1898

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Various


Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems…

Prepositional Phrases "of": cadences of delirium - dust of defeat

In Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases

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Grenville Kleiser


A Practical Handbook of Pertinent Expressions, Striking Similes, Literary, Commercial, Conversational, and Oratorical Terms, for the Embelli…

CONCERNING THE BEAST FOLK

In The Island of Doctor Moreau

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H. G. Wells


The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells, addressing ideas of society and community, human nature…

How Robin Hood Came to be an Outlaw

In The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

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Howard Pyle


Robin Hood is the archetypal English folk hero; a courteous, pious and swashbuckling outlaw of the mediæval era who, in modern version…

The Burglary

In The Count of Monte Cristo

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Alexandre Dumas


The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, …

40 - Chapter IX, part two

In L'Assommoir

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Émile Zola


Émile François Zola (French pronunciation: [emil zɔˈla]) (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was an influential French writer, …