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Walden

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Henry David Thoreau


Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s lif…

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Henry David Thoreau


Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau. Published in 1849 under the title Resistance to Civil Government, it expressed Thorea…

Scaramouche

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Rafael Sabatini


Scaramouche is a romantic adventure and tells the story of a young aristocrat during the French Revolution. His successive endeavors as a la…

Part 1, Chapter 3

In White Fang

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Jack London


White Fang (1906) was written as a companion to Jack London's successful Call of the Wild (1903). It is the tale of a wild dog born in the …

Section 2

In An International Episode

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Henry James


Two men visiting the US from London meet a pair of charming women who return the visit the following year in London. Romantic intrigues, mis…

Sonnets 61-70

In Shakespeare's Sonnets

Read by Gord Mackenzie


William Shakespeare


Shakespeare’s sonnets comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality.…

Version 1

In In Flanders Fields

Read by Gord Mackenzie


mccrae_j and John Mccrae


LibriVox volunteers bring you seven different readings of John McCrae’s In Flanders Fields, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Colem…

Chapter 03

In Dracula

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Bram Stoker


The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity…

Part 2 Chapter 4

In Notes from the Underground

Read by Gord Mackenzie


dostoyevsky_f and Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s short masterpiece about a ranting, slightly mad civil servant. The stylistic inventiveness, and the insights into the a…