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Part III, Chapter Nine

In Madame Bovary

Read by Ruth Golding


Gustave Flaubert, tr. Eleanor Marx-Aveling and Gustave Flaubert


Published in book form in April 1857, the novel focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her mea…

092 - Dinners and Dining. Chapter 40. Part 4.

In The Book of Household Management

Read by Ruth Golding


Isabella Beeton and Mrs. Isabella Beeton


"Mrs. Beeton's" is a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain. Published in 1861, it was an immediate best…

11 - As to Saurians and Others

In A House-Boat on the Styx

Read by Ruth Golding


John Kendrick Bangs


The premise of the book is that everyone who has ever died (up until the time in which the book is set, which seems to be about the time of …

Lecutre 07 - The Life of a Primrose

In The Fairyland of Science

Read by Ruth Golding


Arabella Buckley and Arabella B. Buckley


"I have promised to introduce you today to the fairy-land of science, -- a somewhat bold promise, seeing that most of you probably look…

III (Marian Halcombe)

In The Woman in White

Read by Ruth Golding


Wilkie Collins


The Woman in White is an epistolary novel written by Wilkie Collins in 1859, serialized in 1859-1860, and first published in book form in 18…

The Army of Death - Read by RG

In The Army of Death

Read by Ruth Golding


Charles Hamilton Sorley


Captain Sorley was among 16 Great War poets commemorated in Westminster Abbey's Poets' Corner. The inscription was written by Wilfred Owen. …

Better Far to Pass Away - Read by RG

In Better Far to Pass Away

Read by Ruth Golding


Richard Dennys


At this time of year, we dedicate the Fortnightly Poetry project to the fallen in war. This poem, written at a time when the average life ex…

Star Song - Read by RG

In Star Song

Read by Ruth Golding


Gladys Cromwell


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Star Song by Gladys Cromwell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 4th, 2014.Gladys Cro…

The Vanished Country - Read by RG

In The Vanished Country

Read by Ruth Golding


Grantland Rice


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 readings of The Vanished Country, Grantland Rice's bittersweet reflection on life. (Summary by Ruth Golding…

Romance - Read by RG

In Romance

Read by Ruth Golding


Andrew Lang


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 readings of Romance by Andrew Lang, probably best known as Edward Elgar's song My Love Dwelt in a Northern …

Red Maples - Read by RG

In Red Maples

Read by Ruth Golding


Sara Teasdale


Each week a poem is chosen to be recorded by as many LibriVox volunteers as possible! Thank you to RuthieG for the suggestion .

Liberty: a Statement of the British Case

In First World War Centenary Prose Collection Vol. I

Read by Ruth Golding


Arnold Bennett


This collection of non-fiction and fiction, with its companion poetry collection, commemorates the outbreak of the First World War on 28th J…

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