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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

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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…

Father and Son

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, …

James Fenimore Cooper

In The Spy

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cooper_jf and James Fenimore Cooper


James Fenimore Cooper's second novel, The Spy (1821), is based on Sir Walter Scott's Waverly series, and tells an adventure tale about the A…

Tiger, The (Experience)

In Songs of Innocence and Experience

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William Blake


William Blake’s volume of poetry entitled Songs of Innocence and Experience is the embodiment of his belief that innocence and experience we…

by lorries along sir john rogerson's ...

In Ulysses

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James Joyce


NOTE: Because of the nature of this project, there was a bending of usual LibriVox procedures: pub-like background noise was encouraged, as…

Being Wanted

In Five Children and It

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nesbit_e and E. Nesbit


This delightful novel begins when a family of five children moves from London to the English countryside. While playing in a gravel pit soon…

Chapter 1

In The Call of the Wild

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Jack London


In this novel (often mistakenly classified a children’s book) the main protagonist Buck, a St. Bernard/Collie mix, is abducted and sold to a…