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The House by the Medlar Tree

Read by Tom Denholm


Giovanni Verga


In a nineteenth century Sicilian fishing village, the Malavoglia family gambles everything on being able to profit from a cargo of lupin nut…

After the Divorce

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Grazia Deledda


Giovanna and Costantino Ledda are a happily married couple living with their young child in a Sardinian country village close to their exten…

Adam Bede (version 2)

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George Eliot


George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Ann Evans – an ironic ‘deception’ given that Adam Bede, her first novel, is written unashamedly from a…

The Cloister and the Hearth

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Charles Reade


'The Cloister and the Hearth', by Charles Reade, was published in 1861. It's a long and winding picaresque novel set in 15th century Europe,…

The Mill on the Floss (Version 2)

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George Eliot


The Mill on the Floss is George Eliot’s second novel, and was published in 1860, only a year after her first, Adam Bede. It centres on the l…

Chapter V. The Empire under Ferdinand I and Maximilian II by A. W. Ward (part 2)

In The Cambridge Modern History. Volume 03, The Wars of Religion

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Various


The Cambridge Modern History is a universal history covering the period from 1450 to 1910. It was published in 14 volumes between 1902 and 1…

BIZET – Carmen

In Stories From The Operas

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Gladys Davidson


"Owing to the appreciation which has been accorded to my three series of "Stories from the Operas," it has been decided to re…