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Book 1, Chapter 10

In The Bostonians, Vol. 1 & 2

Read by Bruce Pirie


Henry James


This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chance…

Act 3

In The Doctor's Dilemma

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George Bernard Shaw


The Doctor's Dilemma is about Dr. Colenso Ridgeon, who has recently been knighted because of a miraculous new treatment he developed for tub…

Rode NT1A

In Microphone Showdown 2

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William Wordsworth


This is a project which will allow readers and listeners to compare the recording quality of a wide variety of recording devices. It is a se…

Bk 2 Ch 1-2

In Les Misérables, Volume 5

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Victor Hugo, transl. Hapgood and Victor Hugo


This is book 5 of 5. An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the w…

Book 3, Chapter 5

In Anna Karenina, Book 3

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Leo Tolstoy


Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfol…

Act 3

In Ghosts

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Henrik Ibsen, trans. William Archer and Henrik Ibsen


Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts was first published in 1881 and staged in 1882, and like his earlier play A Doll's House, profoundly shocked his conte…

Janet's Repentance - 02

In Scenes of Clerical Life

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George Eliot


Scenes of Clerical Life, which appeared in book form in 1858 (after serial publication in the previous year), was the first published fictio…

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