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Just a simple podcast by 2 fathers who like to talk gaming, movies, and T.V. All while cracking some jokes along the way. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dadcast-unknown/id1289042412. Items in this collection are restricted.
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by Faces Seen, Hearts Unknown: The Human Landscape of Mexican Migration October 5, 2008 to December 28, 2008
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Consider Mexican migration into the United States—one of the defining factors in the American socio-political landscape—as seen through Chicano/Mexican visual arts. Featuring paintings, works on paper, photographs, video, retablos and more, these works explore the struggles and visions of migrants, as well as their spiritual practices and the roles of these traditions during difficult journeys. Work by more than forty artists—including Salomón Huerta, Patssi Valdéz, Gronk, Victor Ochoa,...
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Host Unknown Podcast
Host Unknown Podcast
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Host Unknown is the unholy alliance of the old, the new and the rockstars of the infosec industry in an internet based show that tries to care about issues in our industry. It regularly fails. With presenters that have an inflated opinion of their own worth and a production team with a pathological dislike of them (or “meat puppets” as it often refers to them), it is with a combination of luck and utter lack of good judgement that a show is ever produced and released. Host Unknown is...
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This is the second of 79 Uncle Wiggily books published and contains another selection of bedtime stories from those originally published in the Newark Evening News every day except Saturday for over 40 years. Uncle Wiggily Longears is a loveable rabbit who suffers from rheumatism and has many woodland friends and innocent adventures. (Summary by Lynne Thompson) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/uncle-wiggilys-travels-by-garis-howard-r/id713924943. Items in this...
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In celebration of Independence Day in the United States, 2007, LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 different recordings of To the United States of America by Robert Bridges. This was the Weekly Poetry project for the week of July 1st, 2007. (Summary by Sean McKinley) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/to-the-united-states-of-america-by-bridges-robert/id742161919. Items in this collection are restricted.
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A collection of readings in the readers language of choice Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/universal-declaration-human-rights-volume-03-by-united/id418003978. Items in this collection are restricted.
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“Bahaism is not a new religion,” writes Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney, “It is religion renewed… it does not pretend to represent the whole Truth; on the contrary, it recognises Truth in fundamental principles which are the basis of all former dispensations, and which for that very reason form the standpoint of concord too long lost sight of. And it requires people to renounce ancient superstitions, to abandon the dead letter in order to be penetrated by the living and vivifying spirit, then...
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Zoals de titel al aangeeft gaat het boek over oude mensen (en ouder worden) en de dingen die voorbijgaan. Maar niet alles gaat voorbij met het ouder worden... Een duister geheim uit het verleden werpt zijn steeds groter wordende schaduw over een familie. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/van-oude-menschen-dingen-die-voorbij-gaan-by-couperus/id789383884. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Het kerstverhaal van 1846 vertaling van The battle of life. De rampzalige historie over het verlaten van het vaderlijk huis en vinden van geschikte huwelijkskandidaten voor Marion en Grace, de aantrekkelijke dochters van dr. Jeddler, de dorpsdokter.Motto's van het boek zijn: 'Vergeten en vergeven'en 'Doe zoals ge wenscht dat U gescheidt'. (Samenvatting door Marcel Coenders) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/strijd-des-levens-de-by-dickens-charles/id417894249. Items in...
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Spiritual Life, The by MURRAY, Andrew
Spiritual Life, The by MURRAY, Andrew
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In this book, Andrew Murray explores the dynamics of the Christian life as Jesus means it to be lived. He explains how the Holy Spirit is essential to living effectively as a believer. Christians are often all too well aware of the feebleness of their life and testimony. This most encouraging book, consisting of a series of lectures given to students at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago in 1895, shows how the working of the Holy Spirit in the Christian’s life makes all the difference. It...
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Silent Barrier, The by TRACY, Louis
Silent Barrier, The by TRACY, Louis
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Charles K. Spencer is a well-to-do young American mining engineer. Drinking his water in a hotel in London one day, he overhears a conversation between two young women, one of whom is to go to Switzerland. He decides to play "fairy godfather" and send the other girl there as well, also to further her career as a writer for a scientific journal. However, the girl is shadowed on her journey by the mysterious Mr. Bower. Convinced that Bower is a rogue, Mr. Spencer decides to follow them...
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Wereldvrede by COUPERUS, Louis
Wereldvrede by COUPERUS, Louis
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Wereldvrede is het vervolg van Majesteit. Nadat zijn vader Oscar is overleden regeert Kroonprins Othomar nu als Keizer Othomar de XII. In dit boek wordt gepleit voor internationale gerechtshoven, maar is men bang voor een grote oorlog voordat deze gerechtshoven daadwerkelijk worden opgericht. Het is nu meer dan 100 jaar na de uitgave van dit boek allemaal uitgekomen en ook nog wel in Den-Haag de geboorteplaats van Louis Couperus. Voorgelezen ter gelegenheid van de kroning van Koning...
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Symphony in Yellow by WILDE, Oscar
Symphony in Yellow by WILDE, Oscar
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 recordings of Symphony in Yellow by Oscar Wilde. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 18, 2012.Oscar Wilde, an Irish author who lived for much of his life in London, is most famous for his witty, satirical plays. He also worked for some time as a journalist.Much of his poetry was written early in his career, with a notable exception being The Ballad of Reading Gaol. This poem, Symphony in Yellow, is probably one of his earlier works; in it he describes...
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This is one of the oldest written collections of fairy tales. Although the names are different, listeners should recognise many of the stories as the basis of modern fairy tales. Be warned however, that these stories are a lot more violent and gruesome then the Disney versions you may be familiar with. Parents should listen to the files to gauge their suitability before allowing children to listen to them. (written by Joy Chan) Archived from iTunes at...
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Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.Originally a cavalryman, Richthofen transferred to the Air Service in 1915, becoming one of the first members of Jasta 2 in 1916. He quickly distinguished himself as a fighter pilot,...
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The Reign of King Edward the Third is an Elizabethan play printed anonymously in 1596. It has frequently been claimed that it was at least partly written by William Shakespeare, a view that Shakespeare scholars have increasingly endorsed. The rest of the play was probably written by Thomas Kyd. The play contains many gibes at Scotland and the Scottish people, which has led some critics to think that it is the work that incited George Nicolson, Queen Elizabeth's agent in Edinburgh, to protest...
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Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that he is alive after all! In this collection, first published in 1905, the great detective causes Watson to faint (The Empty House), demonstrates that cryptography is elementary (The Dancing Men), and gets engaged (Charles Augustus Milverton). Join in the fun as Holmes deduces his way through these thirteen adventures. (summary by Laurie Anne Walden) Archived...
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Reuben Sachs: A Sketch by LEVY, Amy
Reuben Sachs: A Sketch by LEVY, Amy
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Reuben Sachs is a London lawyer whose political aspirations do not include marriage to Judith Quixano, the daughter of a respectable but unexeptional family. But without Reuben, a woman like Judith might have a bleak future in mid-19th century England: a loveless marriage or lifelong dependancy are apparently her only options...A feminist, a Jew, and a lesbian, Amy Levy wrote about Anglo-Jewish cultural mores and the lives of would-be independent women in Victorian society. Levy was as repelled...
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Rewards and Fairies by KIPLING, Rudyard
Rewards and Fairies by KIPLING, Rudyard
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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865 – January 18, 1936) was an English author and poet, born in India, and best known today for his children’s books, including The Jungle Book, Just So Stories, and Puck of Pook’s Hill; his novel, Kim; his poems, including “Mandalay”, “Gunga Din”, and “If—”; and his many short stories, including “The Man Who Would Be King” and the collections Life’s Handicap, The Day’s Work, and Plain Tales from the Hills. He is regarded as a...
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Road, The by SASSOON, Siegfried
Road, The by SASSOON, Siegfried
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Librivox volunteers bring you eight different readings of Siegfried Sassoon's The Road, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Coleman) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/road-the-by-sassoon-siegfried/id701736406. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Road to Oz, The by BAUM, L. Frank
Road to Oz, The by BAUM, L. Frank
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The Road to Oz takes Dorothy and her friends on an adventure in Oz to a grand party in honor of Ozma's birthday. It all starts near her home on Uncle Henry's farm in Kansas when she tries to help a shaggy stranger find the road he is seeking. On the way they find a young boy, Button-Bright, and together they get lost, only to find themselves in the fairylands of Oz. Once again in the Land of Oz, Dorothy and her friends encounter a number of new fantasy characters: some good, some bad, some...
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The Roaring Girl is a rip-roaring Jacobean comedy co-written by Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker and first published in 1611. The play is a fictionalized dramatization of the life of Mary Frith, known as "Moll Cutpurse", a woman who had gained a reputation as a virago in the early 17th century. (The term "roaring girl" was adapted from the slang term "roaring boy", which was applied to a young man who caroused publicly, brawled, and committed petty crimes.) The...
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J. Sheridan LeFanu's Gothic mystery novel is narrated by Richard Beckett, a young Englishman abroad in Napoleonic-era France. He falls instantly in love with a mysterious and imperiled Countess, whom he glimpses momentarily behind her black veil. In order to be near her, he takes a room in the Dragon Volant (the Flying Dragon), a haunted inn that has been the site of mysterious disappearances. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) Archived from iTunes at...
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Russian Fairy Tales is an anthology of stories by a noted Russian scholar and translator. The 51 stories are thematically organized with introductory material to put them both in the context of Russian folklore and in their relation to the myths of other cultures. This text has something for the intellectual reader as well as for someone who just likes a good fairy tale. (Summary by Kevin Davidson) Archived from iTunes at...
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Brave, adventurous and loyal, recently-orphaned Ruth Fielding is sent to live with her estranged Uncle Jabez at the Red Mill in Cheslow, New York. A new town means making new friends, and the teenage Ruth quickly befriends the children of a wealthy merchant. But as the relationship between her and her uncle becomes strained and she attempts to become friends with a very disagreeable girl, will Ruth's cheery disposition be enough to get her through?This is the first of the Ruth Fielding series,...
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A short and rather old fashioned biography a great saint. Don't expect subtlety; it's unapologetic hagiography. The saint is presented as a figure of pristine brilliance, courage and integrity and his persecutors as conniving villains. But to those who appreciate what was at stake in the controversy, Athanasius is indeed a God-sent hero. This is an informative, if quaint, introduction to a fascinating figure in history. (Summary by Pattymarie) Archived from iTunes at...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 different recordings of Saint Distaff's Day, or the Morrow After Twelfth Day, by Robert Herrick. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of January 6th, 2008.What is St. Distaff's Day? Historically, it was the day after the Christmas festivals ended (the 12 days of Christmas), and most women went back to work with their spinning… but it was also a day of pranks and horsing around. Additional information can be found in Chambers' Book of Days. Archived...
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Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 014 by VARIOUS
Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 014 by VARIOUS
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Eine Sammlung von 20 deutschen Gedichten für LibriVox.Eine Liste weiterer kurzer Aufnahmen (Erzählungen, Gedichte, Märchen, Essays) in anderen LibriVox Sammlungen gibt es hier.Die Sinnsprüche Omars des Zeltmachers übersetzt von Friedrich Rosen (1856 - 1935) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sammlung-deutscher-gedichte-014-by-various/id791209749. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 008 by VARIOUS
Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 008 by VARIOUS
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Eine Sammlung 20 deutscher Gedichte für LibriVox. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sammlung-deutscher-gedichte-008-by-various/id346034201. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres. Eine Liste weiterer kurzer Aufnahmen (Erzählungen, Gedichte, Märchen, Essays) in anderen LibriVox Sammlungen gibt es hier Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sammlung-kurzer-deutscher-prosa-032-by-various/id666106263. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sammlung-kurzer-deutscher-prosa-022-by-various/id383060300. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres. "Vom Schweigen" übersetzt von Gustav Landauer (1870-1919) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sammlung-kurzer-deutscher-prosa-027-by-various/id417842089. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sammlung-kurzer-deutscher-prosa-020-by-various/id382671114. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Sammlung kurzer Werke by MAY, Karl
Sammlung kurzer Werke by MAY, Karl
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Sammlung von 19 kurzen Werken von Karl May: Die beiden Kulledschi. Eine Orienterzählung aus Ägypten. Veröffentlicht in: Der Gute Kamerad. 5. Jg. Nr. 50. Berlin, Stuttgart (1891). Der Oelprinz. Ein Abenteuer aus den Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Veröffentlicht in: Frohe Stunden. 2. Jg. Nr. 11. Dresden, Leipzig (1878). Jagd auf wilde Truthühner in Texas. Ein kurzer Aufsatz. Veröffentlicht in: Illustrirte Welt. 38. Jg. Heft 15. Stuttgart, Leipzig, Berlin, Wien (1890). Das...
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Scarecrow of Oz, The by BAUM, L. Frank
Scarecrow of Oz, The by BAUM, L. Frank
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The Scarecrow of Oz is the ninth book set in the Land of Oz written by L. Frank Baum. Published on July 16, 1915, it was Baum's personal favorite of the Oz books and tells of Cap'n Bill and Trot journeying to Oz and, with the help of the Scarecrow, overthrowing the cruel King Krewl of Jinxland. (Summary from Wikipedia) Narrated by Cori Samuel, Ed Good, Gesine, Kara Shallenberg, Kira Belkin, Kelly Harmon, K.O. Munley, Lucy Burgoyne, Timothy H. VanderWall, Patrick Beverley, Riccardo, and Scott...
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Schatz, Der by MöRIKE, Eduard
Schatz, Der by MöRIKE, Eduard
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Eine märchenhafte Geisternovelle. Zur Konfirmation hat Franz Arbogast, an einem Ostersonntag geboren, ein geheimnisvolles Büchlein mit Lebensregeln für Osterkinder bekommen. Jahre später ist er als Goldschmiedsgeselle unterwegs, um kostbare Steine für einen Krone einzukaufen, doch all sein Geld wird ihm auf rätselhafte Weise gestohlen. Noch rätselhafter aber ist, dass sein Büchlein den Verlust voraussagt und ihm rät, dem Verlorenen nicht hinterher zu jagen, da er es bald von selbst...
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Der Kalender "Rheinländischer Hausfreund" erschien erstmals 1807, in dem „lehrreiche Nachrichten und lustige Geschichten“ veröffentlicht wurden. Hebel selbst verfasste jedes Jahr etwa 30 dieser Geschichten und hatte somit maßgeblichen Anteil am großen Erfolg des Hausfreundes. 1811 erschien obendrein das Schatzkästlein des rheinischen Hausfreundes, eine Sammlung der interessantesten Kalendergeschichten. Weitere Auflagen folgten 1816 und 1827. Hebels Geschichten erzählten...
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Schetsen van Boz by DICKENS, Charles
Schetsen van Boz by DICKENS, Charles
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Het eerste literaire werk van Charles Dickens gepubliceerd onder zijn pseudoniem BOZ. Korte verhalen over alledaagse mensen in alledaagse situaties. (Samenvatting door Marcel Coenders) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/schetsen-van-boz-by-dickens-charles/id701415092. Items in this collection are restricted.
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If you are seeking better health and ways to stay well…This book is for you! Wallace D. Wattles was an American author and a pioneer success new thought movement writer. His most famous work and first book is a book called The Science of Getting Rich in which he explains how to get rich. Additionally, In the Science of Getting Well, Wattles suggests the reader to think and ACT in a Certain Way. As with his first book, Wattles explains in simple concepts the keys to Getting Well. With faith...
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Quicksand by LARSEN, Nella
Quicksand by LARSEN, Nella
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Quicksand is a 1928 novel by Nella Larsen, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance. It focuses on Helga Crane, a mixed-race woman who is a schoolteacher in the American south. As the novel opens, she suddenly decides to give up her teaching position and go north, back to her roots in Chicago. Helga's restless search for identity is semi-autobiographical, inspired by Larsen's own struggles to reconcile her mixed heritage with the racism of 1920s America. Although this novel was published after 1923,...
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The sweetest songs the world has ever heard are the lullabies that have been crooned above its cradles. The music of Beethoven and Mozart, of Mendelssohn and Schumann may perish, but so long as mothers sing their babies to sleep the melody of cradle lullabies will remain. Of all English and American writers the one who sang most often and most exquisitely these cradle songs was Eugene Field, the children's poet. His verses not only have charm as poetry, but a distinct song quality and a naive...
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Sklepy cynamonowe by SCHULZ, Bruno
Sklepy cynamonowe by SCHULZ, Bruno
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Sklepy cynamonowe to pierwszy, debiutancki cykl opowiadań Brunona Schulza, które pierwotnie były postscriptami w listach do Debory Vogel i Władysława Riffa. Utwory te, pisane poetycką prozą, są fantastycznym przetworzeniem realiów przedwojennego miasteczka galicyjskiego, w którym dostrzec można podobieństwo do Drohobycza, rodzinnego miasta pisarza. Zbiór, w sposób wizyjny i oniryczny, opowiada dzieje rodziny kupieckiej, którym to dziejom Schulz nadał walory mityczne. (Summary by...
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“The martyrs of Science” gives a brief biography of Galileo, Brahe and Kepler. These three men played a pivotal role in the scientific revolution during the early modern period. This book throws light upon their lives, their scientific achievements, adversities which they faced for their work and how they transformed the lives of the future generations forever. It also provides evidence which establishes that the work carried out by them are original irrespective of the claims by other men...
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Mary Marie by PORTER, Eleanor H.
Mary Marie by PORTER, Eleanor H.
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A charming 'coming of age' story about a young girl, Mary Marie, whose young life is thrown into turmoil as her parents divorce. As she leads two lives, she comes to realize that her parents still love one another, and engineers a reunion. In the end, we discover the long-lasting effect of this turmoil on the adult Mary Marie, and her own marriage." (summary by Lynne Thompson) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mary-marie-by-porter-eleanor-h/id668402968. Items in...
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Master of the World, The by VERNE, Jules
Master of the World, The by VERNE, Jules
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Chief Inspector Strock gets the tough cases. When a volcano suddenly appears to threaten mountain towns of North Carolina amid the non-volcanic Blue Ridge Mountains, Strock is posted to determine the danger. When an automobile race in Wisconsin is interrupted by the unexpected appearance of a vehicle traveling at multiples of the top speed of the entrants, Strock is consulted. When an odd-shaped boat is sighted moving at impossible speeds off the New England coast, Stock and his boss begin to...
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McTeague by NORRIS, Frank
McTeague by NORRIS, Frank
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McTeague is a simple dentist who becomes infatuated with Trina, the cousin of his friend Marcus. Trina then buys a winning lottery ticket worth $5,000, and McTeague announces his plans to marry her. But their marriage quickly falls apart as greed consumes them both, and Marcus' jealousy toward McTeague boils over. (Summary by Jeff Robinson) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mcteague-by-norris-frank/id383625765. Items in this collection are restricted.
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The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare, first published in 1602, though believed to have been written prior to 1597. It features the fat knight Sir John Falstaff, and is Shakespeare's only play to deal exclusively with contemporary Elizabethan era English middle class life. (Summary by Wikipedia)Cast:Anne Page, Mistress Page's daughter: Elizabeth BarrBardolph, sharper attending on Falstaff: AlanDoctor Caius, a French physician: Marty KrisFalstaff: Mark F. SmithFenton, a...
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Misérables Vol. 5, Les by HUGO, Victor
Misérables Vol. 5, Les by HUGO, Victor
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This is book 5 of 5. -- An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the way, the ex-convict joins a revolution, adopts a daughter, and beats people up. Hooray. (Summary by smileyman457) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mis%C3%A9rables-vol-5-les-by-hugo-victor/id417889081. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Miss Lulu Bett by GALE, Zona
Miss Lulu Bett by GALE, Zona
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Lulu Bett is a spinster, living at the turn of the 20th century essentially as a servant with her sister Ina and brother-in-law Dwight. She is, uncomplainingly, "the family beast of burden," living in the background and tending to the family's needs. It therefore surprises everyone, Lulu included, when Dwight's visiting brother Ninian proposes to her, and she accepts. The surprise is even greater when Lulu returns home alone from their homeymoon trip, with the news that Ninian was...
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This book is written to Christians who profess to believe the Bible as God's revelation, but whose "lives are filled with discomfort and unrest." Smith aims to show that the Bible's claim that God is the "the God of all comfort" is not an over-advertisement or misunderstanding, but that it is possible to avail ourselves of the doubts and heavy anxieties that plague so many Christians. By explaining God's part and man's part, Smith aims to show her readers that it is possible...
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Francis, a young Italian boy, is a merchant's son who is enthralled by the troubadour songs and tales of knights that his father brings back from his travels. He decides to become a knight, but after seeing the poor and suffering in the tragedies of war, he decides to give away all of his worldly possessions and become a troubadour for God. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gods-troubadour-story-st-francis-assisi-by-jewett-sophie/id737520296. Items in this collection...
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Gold Hunters, The by CURWOOD, James Oliver
Gold Hunters, The by CURWOOD, James Oliver
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In The Gold Hunters we find 3 men in search of a treasure of gold hidden away in the upper reaches of the Canadian wilderness. One, a young white man, another his half breed friend, and the third the wise old Indian sage who communes with the wilderness as only his people have done through the generations. The 3 men know the gold is there, they had found the map which is leading them to it. Yet it seems that the map is leading them to places that don't exist, and each day finds a new adventure...
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This dialogue brings Socrates face to face with the famous sophist Gorgias and his followers. It is a work likely completed around the time of "Republic" and illuminates many of the spiritual ideas of Plato. The spirituality, as Jowett points out in his wonderful introduction, has many ideas akin to Christianity, but is more generous as it reserves damnation only for the tyrants of the world. Some of the truths of Socrates, as presented by Plato, shine forth in this wonderful work on...
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Set in an English-Scottish border village during the waning days of the Napoleonic era, this adventure story introduces us to Jock Calder, whose quiet way of life is shattered when a mysterious stranger steps ashore near his home. The stranger changes forever the lives of Jock, his cousin Edie, and his best friend Jim, sending the young men into the jaws of the final battle to defeat The Great Shadow that threatens to devour the whole of Europe. Don't look for Sherlock Holmes in this...
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Green Fairy Book, The by LANG, Andrew
Green Fairy Book, The by LANG, Andrew
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Andrew Lang's Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books constitute a twelve-book series of fairy tale collections. Although Andrew Lang did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition, the extent of his sources, who had collected them originally (with the notable exception of Madame d'Aulnoy), made them an immensely influential collection, especially as he used foreign-language sources, giving many of these tales their first appearance in English. As acknowledged...
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Greenmantle (Version 2) by BUCHAN, John
Greenmantle (Version 2) by BUCHAN, John
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Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay’s first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately before the war started. – Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy...
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"To devour others and to avoid being devoured oneself,that is life’s end and aim." This is the fascinating and exciting story of a girl pike named Grimm from her early life as an innocent fish to the wily and wise Pike she ultimately becomes. But many are the perils and dangers she must avoid to get there. Translated by John Muir. (Summary by Phil Chenevert) Archived from iTunes at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/grim-the-story-of-a-pike-by-svend-fleuron-1874-1966/id665710904....
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Little Prudy by CLARKE, Rebecca Sophia
Little Prudy by CLARKE, Rebecca Sophia
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I am going to tell you something about a little girl who was always saying and doing funny things, and very often getting into trouble. Her name was Prudy Parlin, and she and her sister Susy, three years older, lived in Portland, in the State of Maine, though every summer they went to Willowbrook, to visit their grandmother. (From chapter 1 ) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/little-prudy-by-clarke-rebecca-sophia/id668309379. Items in this collection are restricted.
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The Lives of the Queens of England is a multi-volumed work attributed to Agnes Strickland, though it was mostly researched and written by her sister Elisabeth. These volumes give biographies of the queens of England from the Norman Conquest in 1066. Although by today's standards, it is not seen as a very scholarly work, the Stricklands used many sources that had not been used before. Volume 5 includes the biographies of Katharine Parr and Mary I. (Summary by Ann Boulais) Archived from iTunes at...
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Lost Princess of Oz, The by BAUM, L. Frank
Lost Princess of Oz, The by BAUM, L. Frank
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Who is stealing all the magic in Oz? Dorothy and her friends set out to comb all of Oz, not only for magic stolen from Glinda and the Wizard, but also for the kidnapped princess, Ozma. Along the way, they explore regions never seen in other Oz books, meeting strange and interesting people and animals, and falling into peril more than once. It’s a desperate mission – for if the thefts are all linked, then it means that some magician unknown to them has acquired powers beyond any available to...
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Lost World, The by DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan
Lost World, The by DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan
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The Lost World is a 1912 novel by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau (native name is Tepuyes) in South America (Venezuela) where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book. Interestingly, for a seminal work of dinosaur-related fiction, the reptiles only occupy a small portion of the narrative. Much more time is devoted to a war between early human hominids and a vicious tribe...
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A lively, interesting and important collection of 17th century love-letters written by an English lady, against the background of the Civil War and the Restoration [summary by hefyd]After refusing a long string of suitors put forth by her family, including her cousin Thomas Osborne, Henry Cromwell (son of Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell) and Sir Justinian Isham, in 1655 Dorothy Osborne married Sir William Temple, a man with whom she had carried on a lengthy clandestine courtship that was largely...
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Machine, The by SINCLAIR, Upton
Machine, The by SINCLAIR, Upton
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Upton Sinclair is best known for his novel The Jungle, an expose of the meatpacking industry. He was also a playwright whose works for the stage reflected the same progressive viewpoints found in his other writing. In The Machine, published as part of Sinclair's 1912 collection Plays of Protest, Socialist activists show a rich man's daughter the truth about the society in which she has been raised. (Summary by wildemoose)Cast:Julia Patterson, a magazine writer: Elizabeth KlettJack Bullen, a...
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Machine Stops, The by FORSTER, E. M.
Machine Stops, The by FORSTER, E. M.
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The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a 'cell', with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine. Most humans welcome this development, as they are skeptical and fearful of first-hand experience. People forget that humans created the Machine, and treat it as a mystical entity whose needs supersede their own. Those...
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Mad Planet, The by LEINSTER, Murray
Mad Planet, The by LEINSTER, Murray
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It is 30,000 years following dramatically changed climate conditions on earth which had let massive amounts of carbon dioxide belch from the interior of the planet into the atmosphere. Over the millenia this would have quite devastating effects on life as it had once been known. Much of the human and animal population would not survive the climate change, and indeed those few humans who did survive knew nothing of all which their predecessors had learned and built. Indeed, they knew not even of...
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Madam How and Lady Why by KINGSLEY, Charles
Madam How and Lady Why by KINGSLEY, Charles
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Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book has all the answers (at least all the ones that were known in 1869) and gives them in a pedagogical way. Listed on the Ambleside homeschooling list. (Summary by Nadine) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/madam-how-and-lady-why-by-kingsley-charles/id666063943. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Malavoglia, I by VERGA, Giovanni
Malavoglia, I by VERGA, Giovanni
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I Malavoglia è il titolo del romanzo più conosciuto dello scrittore siciliano Giovanni Verga, pubblicato a Milano dall'editore Treves nel 1881. Il romanzo narra la storia di una famiglia di pescatori che vive e lavora ad Aci Trezza, un piccolo paese siciliano nei pressi di Catania. Il romanzo ha un'impostazione corale, e rappresenta personaggi uniti dalla stessa cultura ma divisi dalle loro diverse scelte di vita, soverchiate comunque da un destino ineluttabile. Lo scrittore adotta la tecnica...
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Mayor's Wife, The by GREEN, Anna Katharine
Mayor's Wife, The by GREEN, Anna Katharine
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Miss Saunders is out for an adventure. One, which is full of secrets, hints, and half-lies. One, which will require all of her wits. She is to be the companion to the Mayor's wife. The Lady is unhappy, and the reason for her grave unhappiness is more serious than you think. (Summary by Stav Nisser) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mayors-wife-the-by-green-anna-katharine/id668448772. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, Fantômas has no such qualms and is shown as a sociopath who enjoys killing in a sadistic fashion. He is totally ruthless, gives no mercy, and is loyal to none, not even his own children. He is a master of disguise, always appearing under an assumed identity, often that of a person whom he has murdered. Fantômas makes use of bizarre and improbable techniques in his...
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Michael Kohlhaas is an 1811 novella by Heinrich von Kleist, based on a 16th-century story of Hans Kohlhase. Both the theme (a fanatical quest for justice) and the style (existentialist detachment posing as a chronicle) are surprisingly modern. They resonated with other writers more than a century after it was written. Kafka devoted one of only two public appearances in his whole life to reading passages from Michael Kohlhaas. Kafka said that he "could not even think of" this work...
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Middle of Things, The by FLETCHER, J. S.
Middle of Things, The by FLETCHER, J. S.
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A habitual late night stroll down Markendale Square plunges Viner into the middle of things most mysterious and most perplexing. A murder, an imposter, secret papers, all combine to mystify even the police themselves. Is Hyde as innocent of the crime as he claims? What is the clue of the veiled woman and the diamond ring? Things are not what they seem to be and how can Viner prove the man's innocence? (Summary by Kehinde) Archived from iTunes at...
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Misalliance by SHAW, George Bernard
Misalliance by SHAW, George Bernard
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Misalliance, a 1910 play by George Bernard Shaw, is an ironic examination of the romantic entanglements of a varied group of people gathered at a wealthy man's country home on a summer weekend. Most of the romantic interest centers on the host's daughter, Hypatia Tarleton, a typical Shaw heroine who exemplifies his lifelong theory that in courtship, women are the relentless pursuers and men the apprehensively pursued. Hypatia is the daughter of newly-wealthy John Tarleton who made his fortune...
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The Hunter Thompson of the 19th Century, de Quincey is best known for his Confessions of an English Opium Eater (an activity shared with his hero, Samuel Coleridge, much to Wordsworth’s dismay). However, de Quincey’s literary genius is best captured in his essays, which, according to Wikipedia: His immediate influence extended to Edgar Allan Poe, Fitz Hugh Ludlow and Charles Baudelaire, but even major 20th century writers such as Jorge Luis Borges admired and claimed to be partly influenced...
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Miss or Mrs.? by COLLINS, Wilkie
Miss or Mrs.? by COLLINS, Wilkie
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Natalie Graybrooke is in love with her cousin Launcelot Linzie, but engaged to Mr. Turlington, an older man who covets her fortune and whom she detests. Turlington is the executor of Natalie's father's estate. When Natalie secretly marries her cousin, Turlington arranges to have Natalie's father murdered, to gain control of his fortune. (Summary by Christine Dufour) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/miss-or-mrs-by-collins-wilkie/id668464481. Items in this collection...
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"The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke, for exploring the river Missouri, and the best communication from that to the Pacific Ocean, has had all the success which could be expected. They have traced the Missouri nearly to its source; descended the Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, ascertained with accuracy the Geography, of that interesting communication across the continent; learned the character of the country, its commerce and inhabitants; and it is but justice to say that Messrs....
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Het kerstverhaal van 1863 Juffrouw Lirriper en haar kostganger Jakob Jackman zorgen voor de zoon van een voormalig bewoonster van het kosthuis. Als deze jongen naar kostschool gaat schrijft Jakob een verzameling verhalen op over de bewoners van het kosthuis. Hoofdstuk 1 en 7 vormen een doorlopend verhaal, de andere hoofdstukken zijn aparte korte verhalen. Het verhaal van hoofdstuk 1 en 7 krijgt een vervolg in 'Juffrouw Lirriper's Legaat' het kerstverhaal van 1864. (Inleiding door Marcel...
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Cowboy Lin McLean rides into frontier Cheyenne, Wyoming, at Christmastime and learns a powerful meaning of Christmas. Author Owen Wister is well known for his western writings, famously the novel The Virginian. Illustrations are by the western artist Frederic Remington. (Summary by David Wales) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-in-search-of-christmas-a-by-wister-owen/id666875100. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Edgar Braine was consistently successful at all he set out to accomplish. He went through life with goals and worked diligently and with ethical purity in reaching those goals, from becoming editor of the local newspaper on up to his political aspirations. That was how his mother, in her waning years, had advised him to reach his goals, and Edgar was determined to honor her advice. There was one caveat in his mothers advice however, and it is for Edgar to determine exactly what she meant by it....
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Just William by CROMPTON, Richmal
Just William by CROMPTON, Richmal
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William is a mischievous eleven year old who is puzzled by the adult world, which is no less puzzled by him. The humor is gentle and pleasing. The series of books is better known in the United Kingdom than in the U.S. ( Summary by David Wales ) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/just-william-by-crompton-richmal/id666892654. Items in this collection are restricted.
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20.000 Mijlen onder Zee by VERNE, Jules
20.000 Mijlen onder Zee by VERNE, Jules
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Kapitein Nemo, de Nautilus en de mysterieuze diepten van de oceaan: Onvergetelijk. Kom mee op een avontuur langs de pracht van koraal en parels, de dreiging van haaien en reuze inktvissen, de wonderen van biologie en techniek, een reis van Antarctica naar Atlantis. Of we nu meegaan in een verhaal van het fantastische onbekende, een vertelling van het zwartste in de ziel van de mens, of een nieuwe interpretatie van de Odyssee van Homerus, we zullen allen genieten van een fantastische reis....
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Modest Proposal, A by SWIFT, Jonathan
Modest Proposal, A by SWIFT, Jonathan
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Jonathan Swift almost defines satire in this biting and brutal pamphlet in which he suggests that poor (Catholic) Irish families should fatten up their children and sell them to the rich (Protestant) land owners, thus solving the twin problems of starving children and poverty in one blow. When the “Proposal” was published in 1729, Swift was quickly attacked, and even accused of barbarity – the exact state the “Proposal” was written to expose. (Summary by Hugh) Archived from iTunes at...
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Carl Stanton is an invalid suffering from an unusual bout of rheumatism. His fiancee is gone for the winter and though he begs her to write to help ease his boredom and pain she is stingy with her letters. She sends him what she calls a 'ridiculous circular' which she states is very apropos of his sentimental passion for letters. In a sudden fit of mischief, malice and rheumatism, Carl decides to respond to the circular which results in bringing about the necessary distraction in a flurry of...
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Monsieur Lecoq by GABORIAU, Émile
Monsieur Lecoq by GABORIAU, Émile
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Ce roman policier, historique et d'amour, mené de main de maître, en passionnera plus d'un : Vers onze heures du soir, le dimanche gras de 18.., non loin de l'ancienne barrière d'Italie, des cris effroyables, lancés de la Poivrière, parviennent à la ronde d'agents du service de la sûreté menée par l'inspecteur Gévrol. Ces hommes accourent. Un triple meurtre vient d'être commis. L'assassin est pris sur le fait. Contrairement à Gévrol, qui conclut que quatre coquins se sont...
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Moon Metal, The by SERVISS, Garrett P.
Moon Metal, The by SERVISS, Garrett P.
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Garrett Putnam Serviss (1851-1929) was an astronomer, popularizer of astronomy, and early science fiction writer. Serviss showed a talent for explaining scientific details in a way that made them clear to the ordinary reader. Serviss's favorite topic was astronomy, as shown by the fact that of the fifteen books he wrote, eight are devoted to that science. He unquestionably was more widely read by the public on that topic than anyone prior to his time. In his private life Serviss was an...
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Le Morte d’Arthur (spelled Le Morte Darthur in the first printing and also in some modern editions, Middle French for la mort d’Arthur, “the death of Arthur”) is Sir Thomas Malory’s compilation of some French and English Arthurian romances. The book contains some of Malory’s own original material (the Gareth story) and retells the older stories in light of Malory’s own views and interpretations. First published in 1485 by William Caxton, Le Morte d’Arthur is perhaps the...
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Mr H by LAMB, Charles
Mr H by LAMB, Charles
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Mr H is a farce that was first performed at Drury Lane in 1806. The plot is slender and revolves around a single rather feeble joke, but the characters are skilfully drawn and the sharp observations of contemporary fashion do much to divert the listener from the weakness of the central theme. More a comedy of manners rather than a true farce, this short play is best enjoyed as a gentle romp through the eccentricities of the Regency period. (Summary by Algy Pug) Cast Mr H: Peter Bishop Landlord...
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Märchen 2 by GRIMM, Jacob & Wilhelm
Märchen 2 by GRIMM, Jacob & Wilhelm
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Anfang des 19. Jahrhundert begannen die Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm, traditionelle, bisher vor allem mündlich weitergegebene Erzählungen zusammenzutragen. Diese Sammlung ist als die Märchen der Gebrüder Grimm weltbekannt geworden und umfaßt so berühmte Geschichten wie Rapunzel, Hänsel und Gretel, Rumpelstilzchen, Rotkäppchen und viele andere. Diese Märchen wurden später stark editiert und beschönt. Die hier vorliegenden Versionen entsprechen aber stärker den originalen, teils...
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Mrs. Shelley by ROSSETTI, Lucy Madox
Mrs. Shelley by ROSSETTI, Lucy Madox
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"I have to thank all the previous students of Shelley as poet and man--not last nor least among whom is my husband--for their loving and truthful research on all the subjects surrounding the life of Mrs.Shelley." -Lucy Madox Brown Rossetti Mrs. Shelley is a biography of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, author of Frankenstein and other works, wife of Percy Shelley, daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin who penned The Vindication of the Rights of Women, and daughter of William...
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Multilingual 1910 Collection by VARIOUS
Multilingual 1910 Collection by VARIOUS
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This is a compilation of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction first published in the year 1910, from a personal choice by the readers. Submissions could be in any language (all except one are in English). The aim is to give people an idea of what our ancestors were reading 100 years ago. (Summary by BellonaTimes) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/multilingual-1910-collection-by-various/id384842297. Items in this collection are restricted.
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In LibriVox’s Multilingual Poetry Collection, LibriVox volunteers read their favourite public-domain poems in languages other than English. (Summary by David Barnes). Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/multilingual-poetry-collection-003-by-various/id784990734. Items in this collection are restricted.
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My Ántonia by CATHER, Willa Sibert
My Ántonia by CATHER, Willa Sibert
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My Ántonia tells the stories of several immigrant families who move out to rural Nebraska to start new lives in America, with a particular focus on a Bohemian family, the Shimerdas, whose eldest daughter is named Ántonia. The book’s narrator, Jim Burden, arrives in the fictional town of Black Hawk, Nebraska, on the same train as the Shimerdas, as he goes to live with his grandparents after his parents have died. Jim develops strong feelings for Ántonia, something between a crush and a...
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William Wells Brown was born a slave, near Lexington, Kentucky. His mother, Elizabeth, was a slave; his father was a white man who never acknowledged his paternity. Brown escaped slavery at about the age of 20. For many years he worked as a steam boatman and as a conductor for the Underground Railroad in Buffalo, New York. In 1843, he became a lecturer for the Western New York Anti-Slavery Society, and was a contemporary of Frederick Douglass.Brown went to Europe in 1849 to encourage British...
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The book tells the adventures of five Americans on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. The story begins in the American Civil War, during the siege of Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America. As famine and death ravage the city, five northern prisoners of war decide to escape by the unusual means of hijacking a balloon. The five are Cyrus Smith, a railroad engineer in the Union army (named Cyrus Harding in some English translations); his black manservant Neb...
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Henry Beechtree, a newspaper correspondent for the British Bolshevist, is covering the latest otherwise sleepy session of the League of Nations in Geneva, when the newly elected President – a member of the Norwegian delegation – disappears mysteriously, adding some badly needed ‘spice’ to Henry's assignment. (Introduction by Cathy Barratt) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mystery-at-geneva-improbable-tale-singular-happenings/id668310128. Items in this...
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It is the noon hour at a museum in New York City. The date: May 23, 1913. The weekday, attendance is light; the attendees are scattered between two floors. Suddenly a cry rings out from the second floor. Scrambling to Section II, the museum director discovers a teenage girl dead with an arrow through her heart. An older woman hovers over her whispering incoherent phrases in the girl's ear and offering incomprehensible answers to the director's questions. She is the only witness to the crime, or...
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A classic mystery/detective story in the Sherlock Holmes tradition, the hidden room suggested by the title of this book does not remain a mystery for very long as the book progresses. Written in the first person, the husband of his (Carlton Davies) former lover is found dead one night at the stroke of midnight, and Davies finds his ex-lover standing over the dead body immediately after the shot was fired, with a gun in her hand. It was no secret that she never truly loved her husband, who had...
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This novel is written by the author of, among other novels, the Stories of Sherlock Holmes. It is narrated by John Fothergill West, who tries to discover why the tenant of Cloomber Hall, General Heatherstone, is nervous to the point of being paranoid. Why are his fears becoming stronger every year at the fifth of October? And why doesn't he let his children leave home? This is a great mystery novel with a sharp twist at the end. (Summary by Wikipedia and Stav Nisser) Archived from iTunes at...
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This memoir dating from 1812ff, but only published in 1840s is a strikingly profound contrast with our modern materialism and comfort. It is personal and at the same time very formal and reserved. As a foot soldier traipsing about the wild countryside of the Midwest, hardly after the Louisiana Purchase, against British/Canadian/Native mercenaries, the story is one of looking through the wrong end of a telescope, as one not understanding the forces/motivations at play with the writer's life and...
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National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 4 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Irrigation in California Round about Asheville A Trip to Panama and Darien Across Nicaragua with Transit and Machéte (Summary by Rapunzelina) Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/national-geographic-magazine-vol-01-no-4-by-various/id671484315. Items in this collection are restricted.
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One-Act Play Collection 006 by VARIOUS
One-Act Play Collection 006 by VARIOUS
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This collection includes ten one-act plays by David Belasco, Arnold Bennett, Hereward Carrington, Lewis Carroll, Lord Dunsany, John Galsworthy, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Maurice Maeterlinck, Anna Bird Stewart, and Alfred, Lord Tennyson. The Book Coordinators for this collection were Charlotte Duckett, Michele Eaton, Elizabeth Klett, Loveday, Piotr Nater, Algy Pug, Eden Rea-Hedrick, Todd, and Chuck Williamson. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) Archived from iTunes at...
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