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Fictional Biographies & Memoirs
W. Somerset Maugham - Moon and Sixpence (version 2)
The Moon and Sixpence is a 1919 short novel by William Somerset Maugham based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told in episodic form by the first-person narrator as a series of glimpses into the...
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Favourite Chapters Collection 001
A collection of LibriVox volunteers’ favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderful clarity with which great ideas are expressed, and still others because...
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Walt Whitman - Leaves of Grass
American poet Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during a time when such candid displays were considered immoral. Where much previous...
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Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace, Book 01: 1805
War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story...
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Action & Adventure Fiction
Jules Verne - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Captain Nemo, The Nautilus, and the mysterious depths of the ocean. Unforgettable. Come join an adventure that will roam among coral and pearls, sharks and giant squid, with wonders of biology and engineering that...
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Jerome K. Jerome - Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)
Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) , published in 1889, is a humorous account by Jerome K. Jerome of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. The book was intended initially to be a...
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Charles Darwin - Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species (publ. 1859) is a pivotal work in scientific literature and arguably the pivotal work in evolutionary biology. The book’s full title is On the Origin of Species by Means of...
Annie Coleman Rothenberg
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Daniel Defoe - Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders
Defoe wrote this novel after his work as a journalist and pamphleteer. By 1722, Defoe had become recognized as a novelist, with the success of Robinson Crusoe in 1719. His political work was tapering off at this...
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Ambrose Bierce - Devil's Dictionary
Ambrose Bierce (1842 — 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. In the Devil's...
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William Butler Yeats - Where My Books Go
Librivox volunteers bring you thirteen different readings of the short poem Where My Books Go by William Butler Yeats, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Coleman)
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Charles Dickens - Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens; it is moreover a moral novel strongly concerned with themes of guilt, shame, redemption and patriotism. The plot centers on the years leading...
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Thomas Babington Macaulay - History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 02)
This is the second chapter of Thomas Babington Macaulay’s History of England from the Succession of James II. In this chapter we see the restoration of the House of Stuart. The mood of the people sours toward...
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Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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